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ICST 2016

Tutorials and

Technical Briefings


Call For Tutorials and Technical Briefings

Goal The ICST Tutorials and Technical Briefings track provides conference participants with the opportunity to learn about new topics and gain skills in a broad range of areas related to software testing and analysis. Tutorials are typically scheduled for either a half or full day and include comprehensive presentations on well established topics and may include hands-on exercises using various software engineering tools. Technical briefings are typically 90 minutes and give an overview of new and emerging topics with a focus on understanding basic fundamentals and projecting future topics of research focus.. Evaluation Proposals will be evaluated by the program committee based on the following criteria: relevance for the ICST community, timeliness of the topic, and potential to attract attendee participation. Submission Information and Guidelines Proposals should be no longer than 3 pages. Please submit your proposal as an email to halfond@usc.edu. A proposal should contain the following information: Title of the tutorial Presenter(s) info: Name, email, affiliation Summary: 350 words (max), suitable for posting on the conference web site Intended audience: Who is the ideal target for this tutorial? why the topic would be of interest to the ICST community? Duration: full day (7 hours), half day (3.5 hours), or 90 minute technical briefing Format: Lecture, hands on exercise, facilitated discussion, group activity, role playing, game, etc. Special requirements (e.g., paperboard, multiple projectors, table layout) Key message: What are the 2 or 3 key takeaway messages the audience should leave with? Outline: What is the general structure of the tutorial, topics covered with some indication of timing. Include enough detail to provide reviewers with a sense of depth and breadth of the material covered. Presenter's bio: 250 word bio of the presenter(s), stressing their qualification with respect to the tutorial topic Tutorial history: Where and when was this tutorial presented before; how many people attended? Include link, if available. Important Dates Submissions: January 8th, 2016 Notification: January 25, 2016


William G.J.Halfond, University of Southern California, USA For inquiries and questions, please email halfond@usc.edu

Program Committee