Register for the IEEE Computer Society's Software Experts Summit: Mastering Uncertainty in the Software Industry

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Software engineering experts at the June 26 event in London will show how to reduce risks and make projects more adaptable. Early registration closes on May 15.

Forrest Shull

Forrest Shull

It’s exciting to see such a worldwide group of experts assembled in one place, and so many diverse industries represented.

Registration is now open for the Software Experts Summit 2012, a one-day event on mastering uncertainty in the software industry being sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Software magazine.

To register for the third annual event, being held in London on June 26, visit Early registration closes on 15 May.

Software engineering experts will show how to reduce risks and make projects more adaptable to change—leading to both short-term and long-term rewards. Software developers and managers from a range of industries will be on hand to chat with attendees.

“It’s exciting to see such a worldwide group of experts assembled in one place, and so many diverse industries represented,” said Forrest Shull, Editor in Chief of IEEE Software. “We felt this diversity of experience is exactly what’s needed to bring to the front the latest innovations on this topic from research and practice.”

“Mastering Uncertainty in the Software Industry: Risks, Rewards, and Reality” will feature a diverse lineup of global software industry thought leaders addressing how to:
●    Gauge the advantages of agile approaches;
●    Balance agility and discipline in projects;
●    Control risks and embrace opportunities;
●    Manage technical debt by balancing quick fixes and long-term investment; and
●    Adjust requirements engineering, design, testing, and project management practices to deal with change and uncertainty.

Presenters at SES ‘12 are:

  •     Michael Feathers, Groupon, US
  •     Mike Andrews, Microsoft, US
  •     Les Hatton, Oakwood Consulting, UK
  •     Forrest Shull, Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering, US
  •     Diomidis Spinellis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  •     John Favaro, Intecs SpA, Italy
  •     Hakan Erdogmus, Kalemun Research, Canada
  •     Christof Ebert, Vector Consulting Services, Germany
  •     Michiel van Genuchten, medical device industry, Switzerland
  •     Paul Good, Shell International, The Netherlands,
  •     Han Schaminee, TomTom, The Netherlands.

IEEE Software magazine delivers reliable, useful, leading-edge software development information to keep engineers and managers abreast of rapid technology change, especially regarding their application in practice. Its peer-reviewed articles and columns by real-world experts illuminate all aspects of the industry, including process improvement, project management, development tools, software maintenance, Web applications and opportunities, testing, usability, and much more. The editorial and advisory board members of the magazine are real-world practitioners with many different areas of expertise.

About the IEEE Computer Society

The IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading computing membership organization and the trusted information and career-development source for a global workforce of technology leaders including: professors, researchers, software engineers, IT professionals, employers, and students. The unmatched source for technology information, inspiration, and collaboration, the IEEE Computer Society is the source that computing professionals trust to provide high-quality, state-of-the-art information on an on-demand basis. The Computer Society provides a wide range of forums for top minds to come together, including technical conferences, publications, and a comprehensive digital library, unique training webinars, professional training, and a Corporate Affiliate Program to help organizations increase their staff’s technical knowledge and expertise. To find out more about the community for technology leaders, visit

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