Preliminary Program for UPP
(definitive program available soon)

Tuesday, September, 14

Welcome Toast                                                              

First Day : Wednesday, September, 15

8:45 - 9:00
Introduction : J.-P. Banatre & J.-L. Giavitto
9h00 - 10h40
Presentation/synthesis of each track by the track leader (20 minutes each) - Chairman : P. Fradet
George Paun
Introduction to Bio-Inspired Computing                                                                                                           
Peter Dittrich
Introduction to Chemical Computing
Daniel Coore
Introduction to Amorphous Computing
Pierre Cointe
Introduction to Generative Programming
Manish Parashar
Autonomic Computing: Foundations for a New Era in Computing

10h40 - 11h00
Coffee break
11h00 - 12h00
Invited Speaker : Luca Cardelli - Languages for Systems Biology                                                                                                      
12h00 - 13h30
13h30 - 16h00
Track BIO-INSPIRED COMPUTING - Chairman : G. Paun
Thomas Baeck
Problem Solving by Evolution One of Nature's Unconventional Programming Paradigms
John H. Reif Molecular Computations Using Self-Assembled DNA Nanostructures and Autonomous Motors
Marian George
P systems: A Modelling Language
Christof Teuscher Chemical Blending with Particles, Cells and Artificial Chemistries

16h00 - 16h30
Coffee break
16h30 - 18h00
Track AMORPHOUS COMPUTING - Chairman : D. Coore
Daniel Coore Abstractions for Directing Self-Organising Patterns                                                                                  
Dean Holness Abstractions for Code Reuse in ECOLI
Jake Beal Programming an Amorphous Computational Medium
Jean-Louis Giavitto et al.
Computations in Space and Space in Computations

Second Day : Thursday, September 16

8:30 - 9:30
Invited Speaker : Philippe Jorrand - From Quantum Computing to Quantum Programming                                         
9h30 - 10h30
Track CHEMICAL COMPUTING - Chairman : P. Dittrich                                         
Andrew Adamatzky
Programming Reaction-Diffusion Computers
Wolfgang Banzhaf
A New Programming Paradigm Inspired by Artificial Chemistries
10h30 - 11h00
Coffee break
11h00 - 12h30
Klaus-Peter Zauner
From Prescriptive Programming of Solid-State Devices to Orchestrated Self-Organization of Informed Matter
Winfried Kurth
Relational Growth Grammars - a Graph Rewriting Approach to Dynamical Systems with a Dynamical Structure
Yann Radenac et al.
High-order Chemical Programming Style

12h30 - 14h30
14h30 - 16h00
Track AUTONOMIC COMPUTING - Chairman : M. Parashar
Manish Parashar Enabling Autonomic Applications: Models and Infrastructure
Ozalp Babaoglu et al. Grassroots Approach to Self-Management in Large-Scale Distributed Systems
Salim Hariri Autonomic Runtime System for Large Scale Applications

16h00 - 16h30
Coffee break
16h30 - 17h30
Discussion (+demo) - Chairman : O. Michel
Social Event

Third Day : Friday, September 17

8:30 - 11:00
Track GENERATIVE PROGRAMMING - Chairman : P. Cointe                               
Krzysztof Czarnecki Overview of Generative Software Development
Pierre Cointe 
Generative Programming from an OOP/AOP Viewpoint                                                                
Shigeru Chiba Generative Programming from a Post Object-Oriented Programming Viewpoint
Mira Mezini
Generative Programming from an AOP/CBSE Viewpoint
Charles Consel Generative Programming from a Domain-Specific Language Viewpoint

11h00 - 11h30
Coffee break
11h30 - 13h00
Track BIO-INSPIRED COMPUTING - Chairman : G. Paun
George Paun Membrane Computing: An Introduction
Oscar H. Ibarra P Systems: Some Recent Results and Research Problems
Gabriel Ciobanu Cellular Meta-Programming

13h00 - 14h00
Shuttle to Rennes (with a light meal)


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