Call for Poster and Short-Paper Submissions

A special session of the conference is dedi-cated to short papers and posters. All short papers and poster proposals must be submit-ted through the web-based submission system. The link will be published at the con-ference's home page. Short papers must not exceed 4 pages and poster proposals must not exceed 2 pages. Both short papers and poster proposals must be formatted according to the LNCS authoring guidelines. Short papers and poster proposals will be reviewed and those accepted, in case of at least one author registration, will be published in a special proceedings.

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The relevant topics include, but are not re-stricted to, the following:
• Product Focused SPI
• Systems and Software Process Im-provement
• Systems and Software Quality
• SPI Methods and Tools
• Measurement
• Quality Models
• Experimental Software Engineering
• Evidence-based Software Engineering
• Industrial Experiences and Case Studies
• Process Modeling and Management
• Global Development
• Outsourcing, Nearsourcing, Offshoring
• Cultural Factors
• Agile Software Development
• Process Assessment
• Quality Standards
• SPI in Different Software Development Areas
• Cost Estimation
• Risk Management
• Best Practices
• Lessons Learned
• Organizational Learning/Experience Factory

Poster Size

Posters should be prepared according to the following guidelines:
1) The size of the poster must be an A0.
2) A heading including title, authors, and affiliations should be included at the top of the poster.
3) The poster should address the basic problem, the aim of work, the basic ap-proach, and evaluation results.
4) The poster should be readable from a distance of at least 2 m.
5) It is recommend not only to use text, but also to use diagrams, tables, graphs, data, pictures, etc., that represent the main ideas of the work.

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 10-April-2008
Notification of acceptance: 2-May-2008
Final camera ready papers due: 23-May-2008

Hotel reservation!!

Note that hotel reservation deadline is before Posters and Short paper submission deadline; moreover, the cancellancion policy allows clients to cancel his or her reservation up to two days prior to the scheduled date of hotel arrival at no expense. In order to get your room at the Profes08 hotel, see Hotel reservation page and reservation form in this web site, and consider the cancellation policy offered. We invite you to reserve a hotel room soon.