Experience a Passion for Process in Madrid this June: Register Now & Save Up to $400

As evidenced by the significant response to the SEPG Europe 2012 call for participation, it’s easy to see that there is a lot of ¡Passion for Process! in the global software engineering community.

The SEPG Europe 2012 technical program is currently being assembled, but the keynote speakers have been announced. These five process improvement thought-leaders will share their passion and expert insights from the fields of academia, government, and industry.

If you want to learn, share, and network with passionate professionals from around the world, register for SEPG Europe 2012 today. The first 75 registrants will save up to $400 off standard registration rates. Act soon, because the discount expires on 19 March 2012, or when 75 delegates have registered–whichever comes first.

Delegates may also book hotel accommodations at the NH Eurobuilding Hotel Madrid, which is also the site of SEPG Europe 2012 conference activities.

Get to Know the Keynote Speakers

Jan Bosch is a Professor of Software Engineering and co-director of the Software Research Center at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. He has published, advised on, and implemented specific techniques around software architecture, software variability management, the link to business strategy, organizational models, assessment frameworks, adoption frameworks, and quality attributes. He is the author of the book Design and Use of Software Architectures: Adopting and Evolving a Product Line Approach, numerous research articles, and is the editor for Science of Computer Programming.

Angel Jordan founded the Software Engineering Institute in 1984 while provost of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and served twice as director. In 1966, he contributed to the formation of the first department of Computer Science in the United States at CMU. He was also a founder of the CMU Robotics Institute. Jordan is Doctor Honoris Causa from three universities in Spain, honorific professor of three universities in China, a member of the National Academy of Engineering in the U.S.; Miembro Correspondiente of the Real Academia de Ingeniería in Spain, fellow of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He is now University Professor Emeritus and Provost Emeritus at CMU.

Anita Carleton is the Director of the Software Engineering Process Management (SEPM) program at the Software Engineering Institute, where she led development of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and the Team Software Process (TSP). In addition to launching the Software Measurement initiative at the SEI and managing the Software Process Measurement project until 1995, she has co-authored the book Measuring the Software Process: Statistical Process Control for Software Process Improvement, chaired the Software Engineering Process Group Asia-Pacific Conference and the Team Software Process Symposium, and served as guest editor for Crosstalk: Journal of Defense Software Engineering and The Journal of Systems and Software.

Andrew Nolan joined Rolls-Royce in 1989 and is now the chief of Software Improvement, where he provides support across the business as well as for partner companies, customers, and suppliers. Nolan has spent more than 23 years in software development and project management and spent 12 of those years in process improvement. His key specialty is using cost models to optimize projects and improve planning and business decisions. Nolan is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, which he uses to improve processes within Rolls-Royce. He is a fellow of the British Computer Society and a chartered engineer and chartered IT professional.

Mario Piattini is the founder of IT companies Cronos Ibérica, S.A., Kybele Consulting, S.L., and Alarcos Quality Center, S.L. He is also a professor at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) and director of the Information Systems and Technologies Institute and the UCLM-Indra Joint Software Research and Development Center. Piattini holds MSc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Madrid Technical University. His professional certifications include Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) by ISACA, and Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) by ASQ.


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