Int. Workshop on Dist. Computing in the honor of Michel Raynal – May 5 2017

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Date(s) - 05/05/2017
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Dear colleagues,

here is an impressive event to happen in Rennes in May:

Preliminary Annonce:
*Int. Workshop on Distributed Computing in the honor of Michel Raynal*
May 5 2017, 8h30 – 17h30
IRISA – Inria Rennes, Rennes France

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

In order to celebrate Michel’s long career and many contributions to the
community of distributed algorithms, Inria, IRISA, ISTIC and ESIR are
pleased to invite you to an International Workshop on Distributed
Computing in the honor of Michel Raynal.

Scheduled on Friday 5th May 2017, the one-day workshop will feature
presentations by distinguished researchers from the field of distributed
computing including Leslie Lamport (Microsoft Research, USA), Maurice
Herlihy (Brown University, USA), Sergio Rajsbaum (Universidad Nacional
Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico), Yoram Moses (The Technion, Israel), Achour
Mostéfaoui (University of Nantes, France), and Rachid Guéraoui (EPFL,

Preliminary Program

08:30 09:00 (Registration and Welcome Coffee)
09:00 09:15 Welcome
09:15 10:00 *Leslie Lamport*: The Bakery Algorithm in 2015
10:00 10:45 *Maurice Herlihy*: TBA
11:15 12:00 *Sergio Rajsbaum*: Tasks, algorithms, and models of
distributed computing with Michel (together with other

12:00 14:00 (Lunch)

14:00 14:45 *Yoram Moses*:
Indistinguishability, Duality and Necessary Conditions
14:45 15:30 *Achour Mostéfaoui*: TBA
15:30 16:00 (Coffee Break)
16:00 16:45 *Rachid Guéraoui*:
On the notion of relevance in computing research
16:45 17:30 Surprise (TBC)

More detail regarding (free) registration and practical information will