Thursday, June 6, 2019

[DMANET] PODC 2019 Call for Participation

                        CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

         ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing
                          --- PODC 2019 ---

             Toronto, Canada, July 29 - August 02 2019


                  Early Registration: June 30, 2019
                 Student Travel Awards: June 16, 2019


 - Deadline for Early Registration: June 30, 2019
 - Deadline for Student Travel Awards Applications: June 16, 2019

 - Conference Registration:
 - More information on Student Travel Awards:


 The conference program is available at:

 Monday, July 29th:
 - Workshop: Biological Distributed Algorithms
 - Tutorial 1: From Classical to Blockchain Consensus: What are the
Exact Algorithms?
 - Tutorial 2: Byzantine Fault Tolerant State Machine Replication in
Any Programming Language

 Tuesday, July 30th - Friday, August 2nd (lunch time):
 - PODC program

 Friday, August 2nd
 - Workshop: SPS: Security of Permissionless Systems
 - Tutorial 3: Central Control over Distributed Asynchronous Systems: A
Tutorial on Software-Defined Networks and Consistent Network Updates
 - Tutorial 4: Specifying, Implementing, and Verifying Algorithms for
Persistent Memory


The conference and workshops will take place at the DoubleTree Hilton
Hotel Toronto Downtown. The hotel is located at 108 Chestnut Street,
close to Toronto City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square. The ACM has
negotiated a special rate with the hotel, and you may book online until
July 7th, 2019. Use the following link for booking the hotel:,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

The nearest major airport is Toronto Pearson International Airport
(YYZ). Cab fare from Pearson to downtown Toronto is approximately
$50-60.  Pearson airport also offers a train connection to Toronto Union
Station, which is located 1.5km from the Hilton hotel. Cabs are
available at Pearson Airport and at Union Station.

Guests arriving from Canadian and US cities may prefer to use Billy
Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ), which is a smaller airport located on
the Toronto Islands. Cab fare from Billy Bishop to the Hilton Hotel is
approximately $20. Guests are encouraged to reserve cabs ahead of time.

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