David Peleg’s 60th Birthday

We are celebrating the 60th birthday of our friend, colleague, and mentor David Peleg with a special event at PODC 2017. The event will include the following talks:

  • David Harel (Weizmann Institute)
    Title: Languages for Programming: From Punched Cards to Wise Computing
  • Jeff Ullman (Stanford)
    Title: Analysis of MapReduce Algorithms
  • Shay Kutten (Technion)
  • Guy Kortsarz (Rutgers)
    Title: David Peleg from the Viewpoint of his First Ph.D. Student
  • Michael Elkin (Ben Gurion University)
    Title: A Tale of One (of the Many) David’s Questions
  • Yuval Emek (Technion)
    Title: David’s (Spanning) Trees and the Fruits they Bear
  • Shiri Chechik (Tel Aviv University)
    Title: Compact Routing Schemes: from David’s Influential Work to Today


When: Monday, July 24, at 16:00-18:00
Where: Continental Ballroom, Marvin Center (3rd floor), George Washington University, 800 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052