International Conference on Software Quality

Software Division of
The American Society for Quality

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Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities
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About ASQ

13th International Conference on Software Quality

Dallas, Texas

October 6-9, 2003

Renaissance Dallas-Richardson


13ICSQ provides a forum for individuals and organizations seeking technologies, concepts, and techniques to improve the quality of their software products, processes, and services, and looking to enjoy networking and learning opportunities.   

13ICSQ is presented by the Software Division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). 13ICSQ features two days of tutorials (Monday & Thursday) and a two-day conference (Tuesday & Wednesday) highlighting keynote speakers, invited presentations, and technical papers from a variety of industry experts and practitioners. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Executives with software responsibility

  • Product, system, and software managers

  • Software engineers

  • Software process engineers

  • Senior systems analysts

  • Software quality engineers

  • Anyone interested in software development/quality 

Why Should YOU Attend?

  • Personalize your educational experience by choosing from multiple conference tracks

  • Network with your peers to compare lessons learned, successes, and challenges

  • Increase your productivity by implementing the tools and techniques presented

  • Participate in tutorials that will provide you  with new skills to enhance your working processes

We would like to thank our 13ICSQ Sponsors & Exhibitors:



Weinberg and Weinberg


and our 13ICSQ Media Sponsor:

13ICSQ is

in-cooperation with:

ASQ Dallas Section

What is The International Conference on Software Quality?

This annual event of the Software Division of the American Society for Quality provides an opportunity for software professionals to share state of the art research and practice with other members of the profession.

Who is ASQ's Software Division?

ASQ's Software Division is composed of more than 5,000 members and includes cell phone spy software quality professionals and software engineers interested in applying quality principles to the field of software development. The mission of the Software Division is to improve the ability of individuals and organizations to satisfy their customers with quality software products and services through education, communication, research, outreach and professional development.

What is a Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE)?

The Software Division recognized the need for professional certification of practitioners in the field of software Quality. The Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) certification is formal recognition that an individual has demonstrated a proficiency within and comprehension of a specified body of knowledge at a point in time. It is peer recognition and not registration or licensure.

What are the Topics of the ICSQ?

The Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) Body of Knowledge is the principle focus of the International Conference on Software Quality.  Papers, tutorials and invited speakers focus on the following topics:

  • General Knowledge of Quality Standards, Ethics, Principles, Philosophies, Tools and Techniques

  • Software Quality Management

  • Software Engineering Processes

  • Program & Project Management

  • Software Metrics, Measurement and Analytical Methods

  • Software Verification and Validation 

  • Software Configuration Management

13ICSQ Conference Committee:

  • Linda Westfall, The Westfall Team, Conference Chair

  • Theresa Hunt, The Westfall Team, ASQ Software Division, Vice Chair Programs

  • Rufus Turpin, Carpe Diem Informatics, Inc., Technical Program Chair

  • Karen Bishop-Stone, Testware Associates, Inc., Tutorials Chair

  • Michelle Dovel-Cash, Veridian, Sponsors & Exhibitors Chair

  • Tom Allen, Web-Site Chair

  • Trudy Howles, Rochester Institute of Technology,  Proceedings Chair

  • Geree Streun, Volunteer Coordinator

  • Jean Burns, UIC, Special Events Coordinator

  • Marjorie Maupuy, ASQ, Meeting Planner

  • Monique Bunch, ASQ, Event Registration Coordinator

  • Denise Cawley, ASQ, Marketing