Category Archives: Events

Come to SATURN 2013!

The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference will take place at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis from April 29 to May 3, 2013. Olaf Zimmermann and me served as program co-chairs this year. The conference features an exciting program with keynotes from Stephan Murer (Credit Suisse), Scott Berkun, and Mary Poppendieck as well as more than 30 talks from renowned industrial speakers. Early registration runs until April 1st!

2nd International Workshop on Software Engineering Challenges for the Smart Grid

Together with Ian, Jenny, Anne, and Mazeiar, I am organizing SE4SG’13, the 2nd International Workshop on “Software Engineering Challenges for the Smart Grid” at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) 2013 in San Francisco, US. This 2nd workshop will focus on understanding and identifying the unique challenges and opportunities for SE to contribute to and enhance the design and development of the smart grid. Thanks to all members of the program committee for providing great reviews to the paper submissions. The workshop will be held on May 18th and will feature five paper presentations and a working session.

The future of software architecture research and practice

Two panels at WICSA 2012 in Helsinki discussed the state of software architecture research as well as its future. The slides of the panel speakers are now online: Philippe Kruchten, Len Bass, Ivica Crnkovic, Eoin Woods, Uwe Zdun, Anna Liu, Eltjo Poort.

Philippe Kruchten’s map of the software architecture research field in the last 10 years.


Anne and Catia win Best Paper Award at ICPE 2011

Anne and Catia have received a best paper award for their contribution “Detection and Solution of Software Performance Antipatterns in Palladio Architectural Models” at the International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE’11). Congratulations!

Best Paper Award ICPE 2011

QUASOSS 2010 workshop held at MoDELS 2010

Last Monday, Paul, Steffen, and me chaired the 2nd Int. Workshop on the Quality of Service-oriented Software Systems (QUASOSS’10) at this years MoDELS 2010 conference in Oslo. About 20 participants listened to the invited talk by Prof. Dorina Petriu and 6 paper presentations. The papers and presentations will soon be hosted at the QUASOSS website.