Call for Papers -- Testing Computer Software Conference (TCS2001)

Call for Papers -- Testing Computer Software Conference (TCS2001)

Post by Peter Zuckerm » Mon, 30 Oct 2000 06:37:00



                CALL FOR PAPERS and PRESENTATIONS

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        Deadline for Submissions extended to November 15, 2000
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           18th International Conference and Exposition on
                TESTING COMPUTER SOFTWARE (TCS2001)
            Theme: Meeting the New Challenges of Testing

             June 18-22, 2001 * Washington, D.C. * USA
       (Conference: June 20-22; Workshops/Tutorials: June 18-19)

In cooperation with:

   ASSOCIATION FOR COMPUTING MACHINERY (ACM) SIGSoft
   AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR QUALITY (ASQ) Software Division
   IEEE RELIABILITY SOCIETY
   SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT CENTER (STSC)

            PLAN NOW TO ATTEND ON JUNE 18-22, 2001!

  We are soliciting 45 to 90 minute presentations on software testing!

Participate in the leading international conference on software testing.
Learn how testing professionals and experts are using advanced methods and
testing applications to improve the effectiveness of their testing, reduce
testing costs and meet schedule deadlines. Share your own experiences in
testing with others. Learn:

* The impact of increasingly complex software on testing
* Ways to improve the testing process    
* Practical experience with the various techniques    
* Which efforts have been most successful    
* Which efforts have been least successful

While we encourage  presentations that directly relate to the theme, other
topics relevant to improving the testing process are encouraged and will
be accepted.

* CONFERENCE FEATURES:
  * International speakers
  * Presentation of current and emerging best testing practices
  * Presentations based on the experiences of actual testing
    practitioners    
  * Opportunities to share experiences and lessons with your peers in
    other organizations    
  * Vendor show of products and services

* PLANNED TRACKS:
  * Management
  * Technical
  * Automation
  * Productivity
  * Internet/Web
  * Advanced Topics
  * Case Studies

* PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS/TUTORIALS:
Two-day and one-day technical sessions for software testing practitioners.

* VENDOR SHOW:
Providers of test support services and software will display and explain
their products.

* SUBMISSION INFORMATION:

Proposals for presentations should be 1 to 2 pages long, with enough
detail to give an understanding of the presentation, including an outline
of its contents. Indicate if the most likely audience is technical or
managerial, and please make clear the topic's relevance to software
testing.

The attached contribution cover sheet is to be completed and returned with
your submission.

Submissions can also be made through the Conference website at:
http://www.uspdi.org/tcs2001call/

                PRESENTATION PROPOSALS ARE DUE:

                      November 15, 2000

We are interested in hearing from you. If you want to submit a proposal
for a presentation, or explore an idea for a presentation, please contact
the Program Chair:

                      Denis Meredith
                   Meredith Consultants
                  3008 Churchville Road
               Churchville, MD 21028-1808
                Phone: [+1] 410-734-4590

     (preferred submission method, ascii text only please)

IMPORTANT DATES:

Presentation Proposals: November 15, 2000
   Notice of Selection: January 31, 2001
    Materials Deadline: April 15, 2001
            Conference: June 18-22, 2001

If you are interested in attending the TCS2001 Conference, contact USPDI.

                  Conference Management by:

          U.S. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
             612 Ethan Allen Avenue, Suite 100
                  Takoma Park, MD 20912
                 Phone: [+1] 301-270-1033
                   Fax: [+1] 301-270-1040

           Web: http://www.uspdi.org/conference

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          18th International Conference and Exposition on

                TESTING COMPUTER SOFTWARE (TCS2001)

            June 18-22, 2001 * Washington, D.C. * USA
                   Hyatt Regency (Bethesda)

                   CONTRIBUTION COVER SHEET

          * Note: This form is available on the Web: *
               http://www.uspdi.org/tcs2001call/

Title of Presentation:

Author:

Job Title:

Organization:

Address:

Phone No.:

Fax No.:

E-Mail:

Preferred time to speak (please list first and second choices):

   Wed. a.m. _______   Thurs. p.m. ________   Don't care _______  

   Wed. p.m. _______   Friday. a.m. _______    

Is there any time when you cannot speak due to a conflict?

Audience:  Practitioner ______________   Manager ______________      

Level:     Entry _______   Mid _______   Advanced _______  

Bullets for Conference Program:

These should be short statements of the three main topics in your talk.
Example: (1) How to attack compatibility issues, (2) How to do testing
within schedule, (3) How testing theory meets reality.

1.

2.

3.

Presentation Proposals Due: November 15, 2000 to

Denis Meredith, Program Chair

(preferred submission method, ascii text only please)
Phone: [+1] 410-734-4590

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        One complimentary Conference registration is provided
                  for each accepted presentation.

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