Testing Computer Software (TCS'98) -- Featured Speakers/Workshops

pazpax@clark.net (Peter Zuckerman)
23 Dec 1997 22:51:49 -0500

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From: pazpax@clark.net (Peter Zuckerman)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 23 Dec 1997 22:51:49 -0500
Organization: USPDI
Keywords: conference, testing

The featured speakers and workshops of the "15th International Conference
on TESTING COMPUTER SOFTWARE" (June 8-12, 1998; Washington, DC) will
address major issues of concern to the developers and users of software.
The theme of the Conference "Testing Under Pressure" is highly relevant to
the emerging and continuing needs of the software development profession,
and the users of computer software at all levels.

                  The Conference is organized in cooperation with:

                  Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIGSoft
                American Society for Quality (ASQ) Software Division
                          Software Technology Support Center (STSC)

                Conference Program is by Frontier Technologies, Inc.

    Conference Management by U.S. Professional Development Institute


Testing Strategies for Death-March Projects by Ed Yourdon;
Rules of Evidence: Combining Sources for Critical Software Assurance by
      Charles Howell;
Improved Testing through Software Reliability Engineering by John Musa;
Measurement and Testing: Doing More with Less by Shari Lawrence Pfleeger;
Avoidable Software Failures and Why We Don't Seem to Avoid Them by Les Hatton;
The Evolutionary Project Management Method by Thomas Gilb;
Conference Reflections by Boris Beizer.

PRE- AND POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS will present comprehensive technical
sessions for software testing practitioners:

  1. Foundations of Software Testing Techniques by Boris Beizer
  2. Overview of Software Metrics by Denis Meredith
  3. Improved Testing through Software Reliability Engineering by John Musa
  4. The MITs Test Management Method by Marnie Hutcheson
  5. Automating Software Testing by Mark Fewster
  6. Testing the Microsoft Way by James Tierney
  7. Software Inspections by Dorothy Graham
  8. Fundamentals of Internet/Intranet Application Testing by Marnie Hutcheson
  9. Evolutionary Testing: The Influence of Evolutionary Project Management
        (Evo) on Testing by Tom Gilb
10. Testing Java Applets and Applications by Jeffery Payne
11. Testing and the Year 2000: Confronting Risks and Alternatives Among Bad
        Choices by Boris Beizer

In addition, more than thirty CONCURRENT SESSIONS will be divided into
four parallel track sessions, presenting an extensive variety of
management, technical and research topics and issues.

VENDOR EXHIBIT of products and services will provide valuable support
services and software information to your computer software testing

For additional information please contact:

Regular Mail: USPDI, 612 Ethan Allen Avenue, Suite 100; Takoma Park,
                            MD 20912-5400, USA.
Phone: 301/270-1033
Fax: 301/270-1040
E-mail: admin@uspdi.org (Subject: TCS'98)


              Preliminary information is available on the web at

      Detailed brochure will be available soon, and can be requested:

                                        from USPDI (see above),

          or the Web at http://www.uspdi.org/conference/brochure.html

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