New Perspectives on Distributed Computing Systems

April 6th, 2016




The workshop will highlight recent advances in the field of Distributed Computing Systems, via presentations by Barbara Liskov and a number of leading young researchers in the field of distributed computing who joined the Israeli academia in recent years.


The workshop will be co-located with the Weizmann Institute’s celebration, in which Barbara Liskov will receive the Weizmann Women & Science Award for 2015.





Lecture room 1, Ziskind Building
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science




10:00 – 10:50 Using Information Theory to Understand Multi-Party Communication
  Rotem Oshman, Tel-Aviv University
10:50 – 11:40 Light spanners
  Shiri Chechik, Tel-Aviv University
11:40 – 12:30

Optimal Dynamic Distributed MIS

  Keren Censor-Hillel, The Technion
12:30 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:10

Introducing the speaker

  Vered Rom-Kedar, Weizmann Institute of Science
14:10 – 15:20 Keynote Lecture
  Barbara Liskov, M.I.T



Registration: Attendance is free, but advance registration is requested.


Contact: Carol Weintraub