Past conferences: 2004

Date Title and description
SQM & INSPIRE 2004

The two international quality conferences, SQM 2004 and Inspire 2004. Both were held consecutively at Canterbury Christ Church University, who sponsored the conferences.

Delegates attended the conferences from USA, Canada, France, Spain, Finland and Greece. The Pfizer Groups sponsored prizes for the best two Software Quality Management papers which was won by:

The Design of the Software Quality Evaluation Method combining CMMI and ISO/IEC 14598: The context of a small company Sylvie Trudel (CRIM, Canada), Jean-Marc Lavoie (Consultations Jean-Marc Lavoie Inc. Canada), Marie-Claude Paré (Motorola Canada Software Center), Witold Suryn (École de Technologie Supérieure, Montréal, Canada) and A Generalised Structural Model of Object-Oriented Programs for Software Metrics Definition Boris Cogan (London Metropolitan University,UK), Elena Shalfeeva (Institute for Automation and Control Processes, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)

Books were again produced from the SQM and the INSPIRE conference proceedings:

New Approaches to Software Quality
1-902505-56-5, 378 pages

Software Quality Education for Tomorrow's Professionals
1-902505-57-3, 161 pages