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Wednesday, 16. March 2016 10:53

SPEC RG Face-to-Face Meeting 2016

The sixth SPEC RG Face-to-Face Meeting took place on March 16, 2016 at the ICPE 2016 conference in Delft, the Netherlands.

Over 35 RG member representatives from industry and academia as well as additional interested ICPE participants attended this year's SPEC RG Annual Meeting in Delft, the Netherlands. For the sixth time, the Annual Meeting was co-located with the ICPE conference. The meeting started with an introductory talk by the RG chair, Sam Kounev, who welcomed the attendees, gave an overview about the RG scope and activities, and briefly reviewed the achievements of the last year. The chairs of the Cloud, Big Data and DevOps Performance Working Groups, Alexandru Iosup, Meikel Poess (secretary) and André van Hoorn, introduced and reviewed their groups' activities.

In addition to the RG's annual meeting, the RG Cloud working group held a separate meeting right after the conference with additional talks and discussions.

Moreover, the SPEC Distinguished Dissertation Award was presented during the conference. The winner was Yufei Ren who received the prize from SPEC RG chair Sam Kounev. His work was presented to the ICPE audience. 

The next SPEC RG Annual Meeting will be co-located with the ICPE '17 conference, which will be held in l'Aquila, Italy from April 22 to 26, 2017.