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9:30 Intelligent RAM and Intelligent Disk
          David A. Patterson, Pardee Professor of Computer Science,
          University of California, Berkeley
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Transmission and Processing of Quantum Information
           Charles H. Bennet,
           IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
12:00 A Decision-Theoretic Approach to the Design, Analysis, and Specification of Systems
           Joseph Y. Halpern, Professor of Computer Science and Co-director of the Cognitive Studies Program,
           Cornell University
1:00 Lunch Break
2:30 Translation Validation and the Power of Uninterpreted Functions
           Amir Pneuli,
           Weizmann Institute of Science
3:30 Coffee Break
4:00 Performance and Portability in Numerical Computing
           William Gropp,
           Argonne National Laboratory
5:30 Reception

Program Co-chairs: Vijay Karamcheti
Krishna V. Palem
General Chair: Zvi M. Kedem
Advisory Panel: Frances E. Allen, Arvind, K. Mani Chandy, Richard M. Karp,
F. Thomas Leighton, Michael O. Rabin (chair)


The symposium is open to the public and will be held in Room 703, Main Building, New York University located at 100 Washington Square East, New York City.  For further details, including free registration, maps and directions, please visit the PARCON Web page at