13ICSQ

13th International Conference on Software Quality

Software Division of
The American Society for Quality

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The Call for 13ICSQ Papers & Tutorials is Closed -- Our thanks to everyone who submitted a proposal.

 

Call for 13ICSQ Papers & Tutorials   

Presented by the 

ASQ Software Division

 

Technical Program. Technical papers and panels should be practitioner-oriented. They may be based on research of interest to practitioners or on experiences that relate to the software quality.  A complimentary admission to the two-day technical program is given for each technical paper or panel session selected by the committee for inclusion in the conference program.

Tutorial/Workshop Sessions are either half-day or full-day sessions that provide practical knowledge to participants. Workshops that promote the active participation of learners through problem solving, case studies, or other interactive learning methods will be favored. A complimentary admission to the two-day technical program is given for each tutorial selected by the committee for inclusion in the conference, in addition to other compensation that may be provided.

Submission Requirements

Technical Papers: To allow for proper review against competing submissions, papers should be complete drafts of the final paper including the abstract of 450-600 words, not presentation slides. Complete drafts along with speaker biography and author information form will be accepted through March 28, 2003. Notification will be sent on May 16, 2003. Final versions of accepted papers will be due on June 13, 2003.  Presentation slides will be due by August 1, 2003.

Proposal for a Panel: Send 1-2 pages describing the topic of the panel discussion along with panel speaker biographies and Author Information Form by March 28, 2003.

Tutorials: Send a sufficiently detailed summary (2-5 pages) describing the topic to be presented in the workshop, learning objectives, business need or challenge, solution or resolution, results/lessons learned, and the presentation methods used (i.e., lecture, case studies, group exercises) along with a speaker biography and Author Information Form by March 28, 2003.  Notification will be sent on May 16, 2003.  Presentation slides will be due by August 1, 2003.

Suggested Conference Topics:

  • Software Quality Management and alignment to Business Strategies and Goals  

  • Software Engineering Processes and Practices

  • Software Requirements Development & Management  

  • Program/Project Management

  • Software Reviews, Inspection, Testing, Verification and Validation

  • Software Audits

  • Configuration Management

  • Metrics, Measurement and their links to business performance metrics  

  • Software Quality Philosophies and Principles

  • Organizational and Interpersonal Techniques, Problem-Solving Tools and Processes

  • Implications of Professional Conduct and Ethics

  • ISO and other software standards & models

Submissions for the Technical Program: Technical papers and panel proposals should be sent as MS Word compatible e-mail attachments to Rufus Turpin, 13ICSQ Technical Program Chair at info@carpedieminfo.ca. Style guidelines will apply to the final papers and need not be followed for draft submissions offered for consideration. Please submit your author information form (13ICSQ Technical Presentation Submission Form (Word Document)) and your full paper to info@carpedieminfo.ca before the deadline to ensure adequate time for Program Committee review and consideration.

Submissions for the Tutorial Program: Tutorial proposals forms (13ICSQ Technical Presentation Submission Form (Word Document)) should be sent to Karen Bishop-Stone, 13ICSQ Tutorials chair at karen@testware-assoc.com before the deadline to ensure adequate time for Program Committee review and consideration.

Volunteers: To volunteer as a reviewer, session moderator, or other position, send an email to Geree Streun, 13ICSQ Volunteer Coordinator gstreun@attbi.com.  Or click here for more information of the benefits of being an ICSQ volunteer.   

Exhibitors and Sponsors: Click here for more information on 13ICSQ Sponsor and Exhibitor opportunities or send an email to Linda Westfall, 13ICSQ Conference Chair lwestfall@westfallteam.com