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                         2nd CALL FOR PAPERS
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              8th Workshop on Membrane Computing (WMC8)
                          June 25-28, 2007
                        Thessaloniki, Greece
                     http://www.seerc.org/wmc8/
                           wmc8@???


                            City College
                     http://www.city.academic.gr
            South-Eastern European Research Centre - SEERC
                        http://www.seerc.org


                        Under the auspices of
          the European Molecular Computing Consortium - EMCC


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                        IMPORTANT DATES
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            SUBMISSION OF PAPERS:   April 16, 2007


      NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE:   May 4, 2007


             CAMERA READY PAPERS:   May 14, 2007


REGISTRATION FOR AUTHORS (early): May 14, 2007

                 FINAL PROGRAMME:   June 1, 2007


               LATE REGISTRATION:   June 18, 2007


                        WORKSHOP:   June 25-28, 2007


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                        INVITED SPEAKERS
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                    LUCA BIANCO (Verona, Italy)
      "Psim: A computational platform for metabolic P systems"
                       bianco@???


                 PIERLUIGI FRISCO (Edinburgh, UK)
    "Dynamics of HIV infection studied with Cellular Automata
                    and conformon-P systems"
                       pier@???


                NATALIO KRASNOGOR (Nottingham, UK)
     "Simulating the microstructure of membranes in P-systems"
                Natalio.Krasnogor@???


                 ALBERTO LEPORATI (Milano, Italy)
                    "Quantum UREM P Systems"
                    leporati@???


             ANDREA MAGGIOLO-SCHETTINI (Pisa, Italy)
"The Calculus of Looping Sequences for Modelling Biological Membranes"
                      maggiolo@???


                     GHEORGHE STEFAN (USA)
          "Membrane Computing in Connex Environment"
                 gstefan@???


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                               GOAL
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To bring together researchers working in membrane computing and
related areas, such as computational biology, DNA computing,
artificial life, theory of computation etc. in a friendly atmosphere
enhancing communication and cooperation.


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                        WORKSHOP INFORMATION
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OFFICIAL LANGUAGE:
The official language of the workshop is English.


PAPER SUBMISSION:
Authors should submit a full paper (of a reasonable length)
or a (very) extended abstract, electronically to Gh. Paun (gpaun@???),
Format: Latex, standard article style.
The pre-proceedings will be available during the workshop.

PROCEEDINGS:
A volume in Lecture Notes in Computer Science series by Springer-Verlag,
for selected (and additionally refereed) papers, will be published after
the meeting. Details will be given during the workshop.

LOCATION:
The workshop will take place in Thessaloniki, one of the oldest cities
in Europe and the second largest city in Greece. The easiest way to get
to Thessaloniki is by a direct flight to the city's airport named
"Macedonia" (13km from city's centre). For location maps and more
travel directions please check the workshop's web site.

REGISTRATION:
Early Registration Fee for Authors or Participants: 150 EURO
Late registration (after June 18, 2007 ): 180 EURO

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                             COMMITTEES
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ORGANISING COMMITTEE:
* George Eleftherakis - Chair
* Kostas Dimopoulos
* Petros Kefalas
* Ioanna Stamatopoulou
* Ognen Paunovski (Secretariat)


PROGRAMME COMMITTEE
* Gabriel Ciobanu (Iasi, Romania)
* Erzsebet Csuhaj-Varju (Budapest, Hungary)
* Rudolf Freund (Vienna, Austria)
* Pierluigi Frisco (Edinburgh, UK)
* Marian Gheorghe (Sheffield, UK)
* Oscar H. Ibarra (Santa Barbara, CA, USA)
* Petros Kefalas (Thessaloniki, Greece) - Co-Chair
* Vincenzo Manca (Verona, Italy)
* Giancarlo Mauri (Milano, Italy)
* Linqiang Pan (Wuhan, China)
* Gheorghe Paun (Bucharest, Romania, and Sevilla, Spain) - Chair
* Mario J. Perez-Jimenez (Sevilla, Spain)
* Athina Vakali (Thessaloniki, Greece)

SECRETERIAT (Ognen Paunovski):
wmc8@???

WORKSHOP WEB SITE:
http://www.seerc.org/wmc8/

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