Ada-Europe is an international organization, set up to promote the use of Ada. It aims to spread the use and the knowledge of Ada and to promote its introduction into academic and research establishments. Above all, Ada-Europe intends to represent European interests in Ada and Ada-related matters. Read more...

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What's New

15 April 2021 Ada-Europe General Assembly 2021: The Ada-Europe General Assembly is being held at 18:30 CEST (17:30 WEST) on Tuesday 15 June 2021, using the Zoom teleconferencing system. All members are invited to attend and contribute to the meeting. Joining instructions will be sent out nearer the time.
13 October 2020 This AUJ issue is once again being made publicly available online without any embargo period. We have taken this approach to minimize the impact of the delays in producing the journal and mailing the printed copies. Nevertheless, we want to assure that you will also receive the printed copies of both March and June issues. We are working to make this happen as soon as possible. The issue Volume 41 No.2 (June) is available at the AUJ online archive.
20 August 2020 The Special Issue devoted to the scientific proceedings of AEiC 2019 is now formally complete, and the preface for the special issue is now available online. A full list of articles forming the special issue is available on our conferences page.
22 June 2020 The second and final batch of three papers presented at the 24th Ada-Europe International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies (AEiC 2019) have been published with open access in The Journal of Systems Architecture. Details of these papers are available here on our conferences page. This posting completes the Special Issue devoted to the scientific proceedings of AEiC 2019.
01 June 2020 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Ada-Europe has been unable to print the Ada User Journal this year. The issue Volume 41 No.1 (March) is available at the AUJ online archive.
15 April 2020 The Ada-Europe General Assembly 2020 will be held online at 18:30 CEST (17:30 WEST) on Tuesday 9th June 2020. We hope that many of you will take the opportunity to participate in the meeting. If you have not received an invitation please contact the secretary via email.
01 April 2020 Postponement of 20th International Real-Time Ada Workshop (IRTAW 2020) Benicàssim, Spain. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic this even may be help later in the year.
21 March 2020 25th Ada-Europe International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies (AEiC 2020) has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will now take place during June 2021 in Santander, Spain.
16 March 2020 Three papers presented at 24th International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies - Ada-Europe 2019 have been published with open access in The Journal of Systems Architecture. Details of these papers are available here on our conferences page. There will be more papers published later in the volume, these will also be open access. The completed special issue is available here.
07 February 2020 The Deadline for papers has been extended for the 20th International Real-Time Ada Workshop (IRTAW 2020), Benicàssim, Spain, 1-3 April 2020. The new Deadline is now midnight on Sunday 16th February 2020.
28 November 2019 Ada User Journal (AUJ) News Digests now available both at the Ada-Europe and AdaIC websites. AdaIC and Ada-Europe are happy to announce a new service, providing links to the AUJ News Digests as each becomes available on the Ada-Europe website.
07 November 2019 Call for Papers for the 20th International Real-Time Ada Workshop (IRTAW 2020), Benicàssim, Spain, 1-3 April 2020
16 October2019 Call for Contributions for the 25th International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies (AEiC2020), Santander, Spain, 8-12 June 2020
13 June 2019 The Ada-Europe 2019 conference has concluded. The best presentation award went to Julian Grand for 'Verification & Validation of (Ariane 6) launcher flight software'.
11 June 2019 The 24th Ada-Europe International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies in Warsaw, Poland has begun. We are looking forward to an excellent few days.
01 April 2019 DeCPS 2019 - CfP Workshop Dependable & Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering. Ada-Europe is pleased to announce a new edition of the Workshop on Challenges and new Approaches for Dependable and Cyber-Physical Systems Engineering (DeCPS 2019), to be held on Friday 14 June 2019, co-located with the Ada-Europe 2019 conference in Warsaw, Poland. To foster visibility and interaction, participation in the workshop will be also open to conference participants (at no extra cost).
02 February 2019 9th Ada Developer Room at FOSDEM 2019: FOSDEM, the Free and Open source Software Developers' European Meeting, hosts an Ada Developers full day event.
09 January 2019 ACM SIGAda announces 2018 award recipients. ACM's Special Interest Group on Ada (SIGAda) announced that it presented two prestigious awards to members of the Ada community. Brad Moore received the Robert Dewar Award for Outstanding Ada Community Contributions. John A. Hamilton received the ACM SIGAda Distinguished Service Award. The awards were presented during SIGAda's annual HILT Workshop held in Boston, MA, November 5-6, 2018.
18 September 2018 Train control using Ada on a Raspberry Pi, by Julia Teissl. Interesting account about the programming of a control system for autonomous trains in Ada.
24 July 2018 First edition of Ada Lovelace's pioneering algorithm sold for £95,000. An “extremely rare” leather-bound copy of Ada Lovelace’s pioneering computer program has been sold at auction for nearly £100,000. First published in 1843, the book contains Lovelace’s translation of paper from the Italian mathematician LF Menabrea discussing Charles Babbage’s plans for a computing machine.
23 June 2018 The Ada-Europe Conference for 2018 held in Lisbon has successfully concluded. All the slides from the talks should be available on the conference website shortly.
25 May 2018 Ada adopted to build and test the CLARREO Pathfinder flight software.
01 February 2018 Ada-Europe 2018: The Ada-Europe Conference for 2018 will held in Lisbon from 18th to 22nd June 2018.
10 December 2017 Reasons for Loving Ada: A good introductory article to explain the benefits of Ada, thenks Riccardo!
03 August 2017 Community Input for Ada 2020: WG 9 requests the Ada community to submit enhancements to be considered for inclusion in the next revision of Ada.
16 June 2017 Ada-Europe 2017: The Ada-Europe Conference for 2017 held in Vienna has successfuly concluded.
March 2017 Ada for Automation: Article on 'Ada for Automation', this is a framework for designing industrial automation applications written in Ada.
19 July 2016 Ada on Board ExoMars Spacecraft: AdaCore announce that its GNAT Pro Ada cross compilation environment has been successfully used by Thales Alenia Space to develop and verify the critical software embedded on the ExoMars program.
17 June 2016 Ada-Europe 2016: The Ada-Europe Conference for 2016 held in Pisa has formally concluded.
23 February 2016 Ada 2012 Language Standard Corrigendum Approved by ISO. Read the related joint Press Release by the Ada Resource Association and Ada-Europe.
10 December 2015 Ada Lovelace's 200th anniversary. On the occasion of Ada Lovelace's 200th birthday, Ada-Europe wants to join the celebrations taking place these days around this remarkable date. The Ada User Journal is publishing valuable materials celebrating Ada's anniversary, including a reprint of "Lovelace & Babbage and the Creation of the 1843 Notes", by J. Fuegi and J. Francis, producers of the documentary "To Dream Tomorrow" (AUJ 36.2); and also a reprint of the original "Notes to the translation of the Sketch of The Analytical Engine" by Ada Lovelace, a thorough description of the machine (AUJ 36.3). A number of events are taking place these days to celebrate Ada's anniversary, with active presence of Ada-Europe members, such as the 200th Birthday of Ada Lovelace event (Ada-Belgium and the KU Leuven University), or the Ada Lovelace Symposium organised by Oxford University, with the presence of Ada-Europe's Honorary member John Barnes (John's slides available here). AdaCore has produced a "brief summary that highlights her life and career, as well as key milestones and resources for the language that bears her name" (available here). Happy Birthday Lady Ada!
30 June 2015 In memory of Robert Dewar. With great sadness we have learned that Robert Dewar, a man of high education, vast culture, great heart, and enormous influence to the Ada programming language and the user and implementor community at large, passed away on 30 June 2015, his family by his side. Our thoughts at this sad time are with his family and friends. He will be warmly remembered.
12 May 2014 Ada 2012 Reference Manual Published by Springer and as eBook by Ada-Europe. Available for download and also in paper as Springer's LNCS 8339. Read the Press Release by Ada-Europe.
12 November 2013 Ada 2012 Language Rationale Published. Available for download and also in paper as Springer's LNCS Vol. 8338. Read the related joint Press Release by ARA and Ada-Europe.

Student Programming Contest - The Ada Way

The Ada Way is an annual student programming contest organized by Ada-Europe, the international organization that promotes the knowledge and use of Ada in European academia, research and industry. You can find more information here.

Sponsors of Ada-Europe (in alphabetical order)

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