June 17, 2003
McDonnell Douglas Auditorium, University of California, Irvine

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This event brings together researchers, leaders in industry, and technical practitioners in a multi-disciplinary environment to:

  • discuss current research areas and technical trends in the fields of software development and interactive collaborative technologies;
  • showcase current ISR research;
  • formulate visions on strategic future research and technological directions;
  • encourage interaction among academia and industry through exchange of ideas and sharing of experiences.

Alfred Spector, VP Services and Software, IBM Research

A major goal is to encourage collaborative research and technology transition.

Themes. This year's Forum focuses on joint industry/academia concerns in decentralized applications, software design and architecture, interaction, collaboration, and requirements engineering.

We are pleased to feature a keynote presentation by Alfred Spector, Vice President of Services and Software, IBM Research Division titled “On Demand Systems”

Program Highlights. Other program features include:

  • A Panel discussion on:
    "Web services vs Distributed Objects: Architectures for Decentralized Applications"
  • Industry and academic presentations.
  • An evening reception highlighted by ISR research project posters and demonstrations.


The Advance Program is available in PDF.

The Forum is generously sponsored by the UC Discovery program. UC Discovery Grants form a 3-way partnership between the University of California, Industry Sponsors, and the State of California.


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