SIGSOFT brings together an array of distinguished keynote speakers in the area of software engineering. This year's conference will feature talks by
Alexander L. Wolf, University of Lugano, Switzerland and University of Colorado at Boulder, USA, Tuesday, November 2, 2004
"Is Security Engineering Really Just Good Software Engineering?"
Joe Marks, Director, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Cambridge, USA, Wednesday, November 3, 2004
"The Usability Problem for Home Appliances: Engineers Caused It, Engineers Can Fix It!"
Nancy Leveson, MIT, SIGSOFT Outstanding Research Award 2004 winner, Thursday, November 4, 2004
"A New Approach to Software Safety using Systems Theory"
International Symposium on Foundations of Software Engineering
FSE–12 Technical Papers
FSE provides a strong platform for researchers and practitioners to discuss results of theoretical, empirical, and experimental work, as well as experience with technology transition. Check the Call for Participation for more details.
FSE12 will be held from November 2, 2004 to November 4, 2004. Check the Advance Program for details of the technical program for this year's FSE.
FSEs have been held for the last 12 years and a complete listing of past FSEs is available.
educator's grant program (EGP)
The Educator's Grant Program (EGP) is designed to help increase the participation of women and minorities in software engineering. The program will fund faculty from institutions with a large minority or female student enrollment to attend FSE-12 and two special half-day tutorials targeted, but not limited, to this group. This program will build on the successful SIGSOFT 2002/FSE-10 EGP.
The EGP submission deadline is September 15. Please see the EGP page for more information.
Funding for the EGP is being provided by the National Science Foundation. This funding must be used to support faculty at US institutions only. Others are welcome to participate in the EGP/tutorials but must provide their own funding.
student research forum
The Student Research Forum/Poster Session is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov 2, in the early evening. It will be right after the last session of the day. Students presenting posters at the Forum are required to register for FSE-12. More details of this event are available from the SIGSOFT 2004 Student Research Forum Web site.