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CNF: Call for Papers/Presentations, QWE2K (November 2000, Brussels)

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May 13, 2000, 3:00:00 AM5/13/00
Call For Papers/Presentations

4th Annual International Software & Internet Quality Week/Europe

20-24 November 2000
Brussels, Belgium

CONFERENCE THEME: Initiatives For The Future


QWE2000 is the fourth in the continuing series of International Software &
Internet Quality Week/Europe Conferences that focus on advances in internet &
software test technology, quality control processes, software system safety
and risk management, WebSite performance and reliability, and improved
software process.

QWE2000 papers are reviewed and selected by a distinguished International
Advisory Board made up of industrial and academic experts from Europe and
North America. The QWE2000 Conference is sponsored by SR/Institute, Inc.

The QWE2000 Conference Theme, Initiatives For The Future, focuses attention on
the opportunities for improvement and advancement in the internet and
client/server fields for the coming decades.

The mission of the QWE2000 Conference is to increase awareness of the
importance of internet & software quality and the methods used to achieve it.
QWE2000 seeks to promote internet & software quality by providing
technological education and opportunities for information and exchange of
experience within the software development and testing community.


QWE2000 is soliciting 45-minute and 90-minute presentations, full & half-day
standard seminar/tutorial proposals, 90-minute mini-tutorial proposals, and
proposals for participation in a panel and "hot topic" discussions on any area
of internet & software testing and automation, including:

E-Commerce Quality Technology Test Data Generation
CASE/CAST Technology Test Documentation Standards
Client-Server Computing Defect Tracking/Monitoring
GUI Test Technology Load Generation and Analysis
Integrated Environments New and Novel Test Methods
ISO-9000 Mature Software Processes
Automated Inspection Methods Object Oriented Testing
Cost/Schedule Estimation Process Assessment/Improvement
WebSite Capacity Checking Productivity and Quality Issues
Real-World Experience Real-Time Software
Reliability Studies UML Based Requirements Analysis
Risk Management Test Management Automation
WebSite Quality and Reliability Multi-Threaded Systems
Test Automation Test Planning Methods
Test Data Generation Test Policies and Standards
WebSite Testing


Abstracts and Proposals Due: 30 June 2000

Notification of Participation: 1 August 2000

Camera Ready Materials Due: 22 September 2000


Accepted final papers should be limited to 10-20 pages, including Text, Slides
and/or View Graphs (Transparencies). There is a strict size limit for the
printed Conference Proceedings. The CD-ROM that will accompany the printed
Conference Proceedings has relaxed limits.


Abstracts and session proposals should be 1-2 pages long, and should provide
enough detail to give the QWE2000 International Advisory Board an
understanding of the final paper/presentation.

Please include with your submission:
o The paper title, complete postal mailing and e-mail address(es), and
telephone and FAX number(s) of each author.
o The primary author's -- assumed to be the corresponding author -- should
be named first.
o Three keywords or key phrases that describe the paper.
o A brief biographical sketch of each author.
o One photo [of the primary author].

Please indicate if your target audience for your paper/presentation is:
o Application Oriented
o Management Oriented
o Technical or Technology Related
o Internet/Web Oriented

Also, please indicate if the basis of your paper/presentation is:
o Work Experience
o Opinions/Perspectives
o Academic Research

You can complete your submission in a number of ways:

o Email your abstract and other information to <> The material
should either be an ASCII file or in PDF format. Be sure to include all
of your contact information. (This method is preferred.)

o Mail your abstract (or send any other questions you may have) to:

Ms. Rita Bral
Executive Director
Software Research Institute
901 Minnesota St.
San Francisco, CA 94107 USA

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

For Exhibits and Vendor Registration for the QWE2000 Conference, please call
or FAX or Email your request to the attention of the QWE2000 Exhibits Manager
You should contact the QWE2000 team as early as possible because exhibit space
is strictly limited.

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