CNF: QW2001 Call For Participation

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From: SR <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 6 Dec 2000 00:19:23 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: conference, CFP
Posted-Date: 06 Dec 2000 00:19:22 EST

                                                      CALL FOR PARTICIPATION


                                          Conference Theme: The Internet Wave

                                              San Francisco, California USA

                                                        May 29 - June 1, 2001

The 21st century introduced new technologies and new challenges.

We need answers to critical questions: What are the software quality issues
for 2001 and beyond? What about quality on the Internet? What about embedded
System Quality? What about E-Commerce Quality? Where do the biggest Quality
problems arise? What new Quality approaches and techniques will be needed

QW2001 will bring focus on the future of software quality with a careful,
honest look at the recent past, and a future-oriented view of the coming


The QW2001 program consists of four days of mini-tutorials, panels, technical
papers and workshops that focus on soft-ware test automation and new internet
tech-nology. QW2001 provides the Software Testing and QA / QC community with:

      o Real-World Experience from Leading Industry and Government Technologists.
      o Quality Assurance and Test involvement in the development process.
      o E-commerce Reliability / Assurance.
      o State-of-the-art information on software & internet quality methods.
      o Vendor Technical Presentations.
      o Six parallel tracks with over 80 Presentations.


                Abstracts and Proposals Due: 15 December 2000
                Notification of Participation: 25 February 2001
                Camera Ready Materials Due: 31 March 2001
                Final Paper Length: 10 - 20 pages
                Slides / View Graphs: Max 15 pages ( < 2 slides/page)

We are soliciting 45 and 90-minute presentations or participation in panel
discussions on any area of testing and automation, including:

                E-Commerce Reliability / Assurance Object Oriented Testing
                Application of Formal Methods Outsourcing
                Automated Inspection Methods Process Improvement
                Software Reliability Studies Productivity and Quality Issues
                Client / Server Testing Real-Time Software
                CMM/PMM Process Assessment Test Automation Technology and
                Cost / Schedule Estimation Experience
                Website Monitoring Web Testing
                Test Data Generation and Techniques Real-World Experiences
                Test Documentation Standards Defect Tracking / Monitoring
                GUI Test Technology and Test Risk Management
                Management Test Planning Methods
                Integrated Test Environments Test Policies and Standards
                Application Quality of Service (QoS) New and Novel Test Methods
                Website Load Generation and Analysis Website Quality Issues


Abstracts should be 1 - 2 pages long, with enough detail to give members of QW
2001's International Advisory Board an understanding of the final paper /
presentation, including a rough outline of its contents. Please indicate if
the most likely audience is technology, process, application, or internet

      1. Prepare your Abstract as an ASCII file, a MS Word document, in
            PostScript, or in PDF format. Email your submission to: <>.

      2. Please include with your submission:
              > Three keywords / phrases describing the paper.
              > A brief biographical sketch of each author, and a photo of each

      3. Fill out the Speaker Data Sheet giving some essential facts about you
            and about your proposed presentation at:

      4. As a backup to Email you can also send material by postal mail to: Ms.
            Rita Bral Software Research Institute 901 Minnesota Street San
            Francisco, CA 94107 USA


                                                  Phone: [+1] (415) 550-3020
                                                  FAX: [+1] (415) 550-3030

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