Preliminary Program for the 2nd TAO Workshop

The following is the program for 2nd TAO Workshop, which will be held July 19, 2002 at Booz Allen Hamilton Virginia Square Conference Center, 3811 N. Fairfax Dr. Suite 600 Arlington, VA. The following URL enables you to register online and provides the work shop/local hotel information.

To minimize travel costs, this workshop will occur the day after the OMG Real-Time and Embedded Distributed Object Computing Workshop (sponsored by DARPA IXO) and will be held near the OMG workshop.

Registration and breakfast (7:00 to 8:00am)

Introduction and Overview (8:00 to 8:30am)

Novel Applications of TAO (8:30 to 10:00am)

  1. Design of a Scalable and Fault Tolerant Enterprise Medical Image Management System
    Chris Hafey
    Stentor, Inc.

  2. Applying RT CORBA and TAO's Real-Time Event Service to Embedded Avionics Mission Computing
    Dennis Noll and Brian Mendel
    The Boeing Company

  3. TAO as a Platform for Implementing the Stateful Distributed Object Paradigm
    Russ Noseworthy
    Object Sciences Corporation

Break (10:00 to 10:30am)

Enhancements and Tools for TAO (10:30 to noon)

  1. A Model-based Front-end to TAO/ACE: The Embedded System Modeling Language
    Andy Gokhale
    ISIS, Vanderbilt University

  2. A Shared Library Footprint Reduction Tool
    Phil Mesnier
    Object Computing, Inc.

  3. Object Viewing and Analysis Tool for Integrated Object Networks
    Chris Cleeland
    Object Computing, Inc.

Working Lunch (noon to 1:00pm)

Advanced Networking and Resource Management (1:00 to 2:30pm)

  1. SCTP and Its Adaptation to TAO
    Patrick Lardieri, Gautam Thaker, and Chuck Winters
    Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories

  2. The ACE ORB and Distributed Resource Management
    Lonnie R. Welch and David T. Fleeman
    Ohio University

  3. Applying Adaptive Middleware, Modeling, and Real-Time CORBA Capabilities to Ensure End-to-End QoS Capabilities of Video Streams
    Craig Rodrigues
    BBN Technologies

Break (2:30 to 3:00pm)

Panel: Future Directions for TAO (3:00 to 4:30pm)

  1. XML and CCM
    Kitty Balasubramanian
    Center for Distributed Object Computing, Washington University

  2. Fault Tolerant CORBA and TAO
    Bala Natarajan
    Center for Distributed Object Computing, Washington University

  3. The OMG Load Balancing Specification and TAO's Load Balancer
    Ossama Othman
    Distributed Object Computing Lab, UC Irvine

  4. TAO IDL Compiler: Architecture and Evolution
    Jeff Parsons
    Center for Distributed Object Computing, Washington University

  5. Achieving End-to-end Predictability in the TAO Real-time CORBA ORB
    Irfan Pyarali
    OOMWorks, LLC

  6. Automated Quality Assurance for ACE+TAO
    Craig Rodrigues
    BBN Technologies

  7. CCM and CIAO
    Nanbor Wang
    Center for Distributed Object Computing, Washington University

Panel: Future Directions in Middleware (4:30 to 5:30pm)

  1. CORBA and Web Services
    Kevin Curley
    Cape Clear Software

  2. Fault Tolerance issues in MicroQoSCORBA, a QoS-Enabled and Configurable Middleware Framework for Embedded Systems
    A. David McKinnon, Kevin E. Dorow, Tarana R. Damania, David E. Bakken, Wesley E. Lawrence
    Washington State University

  3. Using Model Integrated Computing for Distributed Real-Time and Embedded Applications
    Andy Gokhale
    ISIS, Vanderbilt University

  4. Just Enough Middleware
    Venkita Subramonian
    Center for Distributed Object Computing, Washington University

Group Dinner (6:00 to 8:00pm)