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SPEC RG Face-to-Face Meeting 2017

The seventh SPEC RG Face-to-Face Meeting took place on April 26, 2017 at the ICPE 2017 conference in l'Aquila, Italy.

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 l'Aquila, Italy. For the seventh 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 Power, Cloud, Big Data and DevOps Performance Working Groups, Jóakim v. Kistwoski, Alexandru Iosup, Meikel Poess (secretary) and André van Hoorn, introduced and reviewed their groups' activities.

Moreover, the SPEC Kaivalya Dixit Distinguished Dissertation Award was presented during the conference. The winner was Scott Beamer 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 '18 conference, which will be held in Berlin, germany from April 9 to 13, 2018.