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Registration is open for the
International Workshop on Distributed Computing in the honor of Michel Raynal
May 5 2017, 8h30 – 17h30 – IRISA – Inria Rennes, Rennes France
Attendance is free, but registration by April 24 is compulsory

After an academic career spanning more than four decades, Michel Raynal will be retiring at the end of the academic year 2016-2017.

Scheduled on Friday 5th May 2017 to celebrate Michel’s long career, the one-day workshop will feature presentations by distinguished researchers from the field of distributed computing.

In preparation for the event, please do not hesitate to share your memories and anecdotes about Michel on our on-line Guest Book (Livre d’Or): https://project.inria.fr/iwdcmr2017/livre-dor/


08:45 Registration and Welcome Coffee
09:15 Welcome & Opening: Stéphane Ubeda (Director of Inria Rennes) and Jean-Marc Jézéquel (Director of IRISA)
09:30 Leslie Lamport: The Bakery Algorithm in 2015
10:05 Coffee Break
10:55 Maurice Herlihy: Adding Concurrency to Smart Contracts
11:30 Sergio Rajsbaum: Tasks, algorithms, and models of distributed computing with Michel (together with other colleagues)
12:00 Lunch

13:45 Yoram Moses: Indistinguishability, Duality and Necessary Conditions
14:20 Achour Mostéfaoui: Distributed data structures and consistency criteria
14:55 Coffee Break
15:45 Carole Delporte: Détecteurs de défaillance
16:20 Rachid Guerraoui: A brief history of atomic commitment
16:55 Surprise
17:30 Coktail

Contact: francois.taiani@irisa.fr, virginie.desroches@inria.fr