Overview Of AOSD Conference Lancaster, UK, 2004

AOSD Conference Lancaster, UK
The 2004 AOSD conference which was scheduled from March 22 to March 26 had sessions running from as early as 8: 45 to 18:30 on the scheduled days.
AOSD'04 International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development March 22-26, 2004
AOSD’04 International Conference on March 22-26, 2004

The break periods were scheduled as follows:
Morning Break – 10:30 – 11:00
Lunch – 12:30 – 14:00
Afternoon Break – 15:30 – 16:00
The program was divided into various sessions that included Keynotes, Technical programs, Workshop, Tutorials, and Demonstrations with different speakers and researchers presenting papers and speeches.

Here is the rundown of how things went.

Monday, March 22

A great book on AspectJ
A great book on AspectJ

The first and second days of the event were devoted to series of presentations delivered by researchers and experts on the field. The technical programs were as follows:

* T1: AOP with AspectJ
* T2: AspectWerkz for Dynamic AOP
* T3: Support for crosscutting concerns – Is there Life outside AOP?
* ACP4IS: Aspects, Components, and patterns of infrastructure software
* Early Aspect: Aspect-Oriented Requirements engineering and Architecture design
* SPLAT: Software Engineering Properties of Languages for Aspect Technologies

Tuesday, March 23

* T4; Aspect-Oriented middleware
* T5: Good AOP – Idioms, Patterns, and rules of aspect
*  T6: AOP with C++ and AspectC++
Other deliveries include:
* AOSPEC: AOSD Technology for Application-Level Security
* DAW – Dynamic Aspects Workshop
* FOAL – Foundations of Aspect-Oriented Languages

Wednesday, March 24

The 3rd day main speaker.
The 3rd day main speaker.

Saw the beginning of new sessions all through to Friday with a keynote, demonstrations, and papers being delivered.
The keynote address was given by Dr. Daniel Sabbah after which some papers followed. These include:
* Demo madness
* Papers 1 – Languages I
* Demos 1: AspectJ tools
* Papers2: Weaving
* Demos 2: JasCo&WSML, and aTrack
* Industry Panel: AOP for enterprise
* Demos 3: Compose*, JQuery
* Mayoral Reception

Thursday, March 25

Prof. Bashar Nuseibeh
Prof. Bashar Nuseibeh of The Open University

Keynote was delivered by Prof. Bashar Nuseibeh. This was followed by series of papers and Demonstrations.
* Paper 3: Applications I
* Demos 4: Aspect-enabled Eclipse, CME, Re
* T7: Enterprise AOP with AspectJ
* Papers 4: Tools and implementation
* Demos 5: AspectJ tools, JQuery
* Demos 6: aTrack
* Industry paper
* Banquet

Friday, March 26

This day saw a preview of AOSD 2005 before other papers and presentations followed. The papers include:
* Papers 6: Application II
* Demos 7: JAsCo&WSML

Invited Industry paper
Demos 8: Compose* and Aspect-enabled Eclipse RE
* Papers 7:
* Languages II
* Demos 9: CME