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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participation: European Software Engineering Conference

http://www.idt.mdh.se/esec-fse-2007/

ESEC/FSE 2007 - CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
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The 6th joint meeting of
the European Software Engineering Conference and
the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering
September 3-7, 2007 - Dubrovnik, Croatia, 
  
http://www.idt.mdh.se/esec-fse-2007/
                
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REGISTRATION
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Early registration will close on July 31; participants wishing to 
book accommodation are advised to register as soon as possible 
(latest by July 15 for guaranteed discounted hotel prices).
 
http://www.idt.mdh.se/esec-fse-2007/registration/regform.php
 
ESEC/FSE 2007 takes place in Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage site 
and a city with a rich and eventful history that displays 
diverse architectural, gastronomical and cultural influences.
 
http://www.idt.mdh.se/esec-fse-2007/index.php?choice=venue
 
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The joint meetings of the European Software Engineering Conference (ESEC) 
and the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering 
(FSE) are an internationally renowned forum where researchers and practitioners 
can report and discuss recent research results and trends, as well as 
their impact on practical application in all areas of software engineering.  
 
ESEC/FSE has continuously attracted participants from industry and academia, 
confirming that the venue provides topics that are up-to-date, significant, and interesting.  
 
This 6th ESEC/FSE is a 5-day long event featuring:
6 keynote talks and State-of-the-Art seminars by leaders in the field, 
9 workshops, a doctoral symposium, 
43 technical paper presentations, 3 WISE papers, and 18 poster presentations in the main conference. 
 
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INVITED SPEAKERS
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Roberto Siagri 

Pervasive Computing and Grid: A Computational Exoskeleton for Augmented Reality
 
Elaine J Weyuker 

Software Engineering Research - From Cradle to Grave
 
Andre Scredrow 

The Work of Dean Rosenzweig: A Tribute to a Scientist and an Innovator
 
Marta Kwiatkowska 

Quantitative Verification: Models, Techniques and Tools
 
Steffen Staab 

On Marrying Ontology and Software Technology
 
Walt Scacchi 

Free/Open Source Software Development: Recent Research Results and Emerging Opportunities
 
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WORKSHOPS
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(W1) SYANCO - International Workshop on Synthesis and Analysis of Component Connectors 
 
(W2) SAVCBS - 6th Workshop on Specification and Verification of Component-Based Systems 
 
(W3) IWPSE - 9th International Workshop on Principles of Software Evolution 
 
(W4) IW-SOSWE - 2nd International Workshop on Service Oriented Software Engineering 
 
(W5) SOQUA - 4th International Workshop on Software Quality Assurance 
 
(W6) EFTS - 2nd Workshop on Engineering Fault Tolerant Systems 
 
(W7) ESSPE - Engineering of Software Services for Pervasive Environments 
 
(W8) DoSTA - Workshop on Domain Specific Approaches to Software Test Automation 
 
(W9) SemDeskEng - Engineering the Semantic Desktop
 
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The Conference Venue 
ESEC/FSE 2007 will be held in Cavtat near the old town of Dubrovnik, Croatia, 
an old port on the Adriatic Sea that has for centuries been the major interface 
between Western and Eastern cultures. 
Dubrovnik is one of the most attractive tourist places in the world 
(CNN, 2005: Dubrovnik one of 5 top tourist destinations). 
Cavtat (pronounced [Tsavtat]) is a picturesque small village, a boat ride away from Dubrovnik 
around several peninsulas that provide breathtaking views and beaches. 
In the village boat tours and all kinds of sports and excursions can be arranged. 
The conference will take place in the five-star hotel Croatia, 
only six kilometers from the international airport. 
The airport is accessible from all major cities in Europe. 
The accommodation at the hotel is superb - placed on a small peninsula in a park near Cavtat (walking distance) 
and with many cozy places to sit, the hotel invites both quiet reflection and lively discussions. 

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&ie=UTF8&t=k&om=1&ll=42.578619,18.212757&spn=0.007063,0.014634
 
Social events

Sept 5th Trip to the old town of Dubrovnik By a boat and a reception in the renaissance Sponza  palace. 
Sept 6th in the morning  ESEC/FSE 5k and 10k race along the coats of the peninsula of Cavtat 
Sep 6th in the evening  The conference dinner on the hotel terrace with a beautiful view on Cavtat and the sea.