Note: The deadline for submission to the Doctoral Symposium has been extended to March 5, 2010!
The 2010 Doctoral Symposium provides a forum for both early and late-stage PhD students, working on foundations, techniques, methods and tools in the area of software process and product quality improvement, to present their research and get detailed feedback and advice. It will provide PhD students with an opportunity to present and to discuss their research with senior researchers in a constructive and friendly atmosphere. The main objectives of this event are to:
The Doctoral Symposium is intended for students who have not yet completed their dissertation research and do not expect to write up their dissertation before the conference. Each student will give a presentation of 20 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of questions and feedback. In addition to scientific matters, students will also receive feedback on various aspects of completing a PhD and performing research as a young professional in software engineering.
The Doctoral Symposium has the same scope of technical topics as the main PROFES conference (http://www.lero.ie/profes2010).
|Martin Höst||Lund University, Sweden|
|Mahmood Niazi||Keele University, UK|
|Karl Cox||Brighton University, UK|
|Mark Turner||Keele University, UK|
|Sarah Beecham||Lero, University of Limerick, Ireland|
To participate, please submit:
Part 1: Research proposal (4 pages in PROFES submission format) submitted by email to Martin.Host@cs.lth.se. Be sure to include "PROFES Doctoral Symposium" in the subject line.
Part 2: Letter of Support (from your research advisor), submitted by email to Martin.Host@cs.lth.se
This letter should include an assessment of the current status of your dissertation research and an expected date for dissertation submission.
Submissions will be reviewed by the Symposium Panel and selected for inclusion in the symposium on the following criteria:
Students at different stages in their PhD may address these issues in different ways.
Students are expected to present their proposal during the Symposium. The 4-page proposal will be included in the second volume of the Conference Proceedings. Registration at the conference is required for the proposal to be printed in the Proceedings.
|Submission Deadline||(was: January 31, 2010, extended)|
March 5, 2010
|Notification of Acceptance||March 29, 2010|
|Camera-Ready Version||April 12, 2010|
|Symposium Presentation||June 21, 2010|