Past conferences: 2009

Date Title and description
Conferences on Quality 2009
6 - 8 Apr 2009

The BCS Quality Specialist Group's Annual International SQM (Software Quality Management) and INSPIRE (International conference for Process Improvement, Research and Education) Conferences were held from Monday 6th to Wednesday 8th of April 2009 at Southampton Solent University, Hampshire, UK

The 17th International Software Quality Management (SQM) Conference aims to promote co-operation and greater understanding among practitioners and academics by providing an opportunity to share research and practical experience.

The 14th Annual INSPIRE conference addresses software process improvement related to teaching, training and research whilst SQM addresses issues relevant to business and industry. 

SQM 2009

Conference Topics:

  • Software process improvement methodologies and frameworks 
  • Agile methods and development
  • Capability maturity models 
  • Measuring and evaluating quality and process improvement 
  • Achieving software quality standards
  • Metrics
  • Project Management 
  • Estimation
  • Human, cultural, professional and ethical issues of quality 
  • The need for quality standards for the internet 
  • Testing
  • Knowledge Management 
  • Implications of software quality for E-business success 
  • Electronic communication quality and effectiveness 
  • Using the web to produce quality software solutions 
  • Network security and integrity 
  • Risk Management
  • Intellectual copyright, data protection and other legal and ethical issues
  • Greening issues

Web Address: http://go.to/sqm 

PDF fileSQM & Inspire booking form

 

The above booking form is for cheque payments only. If you wish to book online and pay via credit card please go to the BCS Online Event Registration system and follow the instructions.

INSPIRE 2009

Conference Topics:

  • Teaching and learning software quality and software process improvement
  • Developing and support of high quality Resource Based Learning Environments and Materials
  • The Bologna Process and computing curricula
  • On-Line and Distance Learning
  • Learning Communities
  • Teaching of Professional and Ethical Issues
  • Continuous Professional Development for software practitioners
  • Organisational Quality Management Systems in education
  • Raising awareness of software quality issues
  • Social Responsibility
  • Greening issues

Web Address: http://get.to/inspire

PDF fileInspire booking form

 


The above booking form is for cheque payments only. If you wish to book online and pay via credit card please go to the BCS Online Event Registration system and follow the instructions.

Copyright of accepted papers will remain with the authors.

Three kinds of submission are invited:
A formal paper on a case study or of a research nature from industrial and/or academic authors

A management summary from practitioner authors
Poster Presentations & Demonstrations

One page abstracts required as soon as possible.
Full papers are required by February 2009, in camera ready form, to be sent to Margaret Ross. The papers will be reviewed by at least three referees. Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings that will be available to delegates and will be published internationally.

For management summaries and posters, peer review is on the basis of the two-page management summary and a sample of the presenter's visual material.

Abstracts, Papers, Posters and Management Summaries, to be sent by email to:

Professor Margaret Ross, Conference Director
Southampton Solent University
Faculty of Technology
East Park Terrace
Southampton
Hampshire SO14 6RD, UK
Email: Margaret.ross@solent.ac.uk

Leaflet (Microsoft Word)