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28th Annual IEEE Software Technology Conference (STC 2017)

September 25 - 28, 2017 | National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD USA |

Theme: Meeting Real World Opportunities and Challenges through Software and Systems Technology

The IEEE Software Technology Conference (STC) targets software practitioners from industry, government, and academia. The conference provides a forum for leading software practitioners and researchers to share opportunities, challenges, and successes. This rich exchange of ideas, technologies, data, and best practices will help practitioners lead software for business innovation, national defense, critical infrastructure, information technology, and global markets. The Conference will feature presentation tracks, tutorials, and Keynote presentations by leaders in the fields of software and systems engineering.

We invite you to connect with colleagues and share your knowledge, expertise, and insights in software and systems technology for meeting real world opportunities and challenges. Presenters or tutorial leaders should please submit their abstracts using this website Presenters have the option to submit full papers instead of abstracts, and all accepted full papers will be published in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

Focus areas include:

  • Systems Engineering For Software-Intensive Systems
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • SW Challenges for System of Systems and Complex Systems
  • Adaptability
  • Internet Of Things and Cyberphysical Systems
  • Mobile Applications
  • Agile Development & Acquisition
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cybersecurity & Information Assurance
  • Open Source
  • Measurement & Analytics
  • Testing and Testability
  • Life Cycle Risk Management
  • Critical Infrastructure Challenges
  • Interoperability
  • SW and Systems Project Management
  • Autonomy
  • Affordability
  • Artificial Intelligence Applications
  • Human Capital and Knowledge Transition
  • Building Capability in SW & Systems Development Processes

Conference Organization

General Co-Chairs

  • Paul Croll, PR Croll LLC
  • D. Richard Kuhn, NIST

Local Organization Chair

  • Paul E. Black, NIST

The STC Organizing Committee is the permanent steering committee for the Conference. It selects each year's conference theme, provides the list of suggested topic areas for abstract submission, and makes the final program selections based upon reviewer scoring results.

Organizing Committee Members:

  • Irena Bojanova, NIST
  • Paul Croll, PR Croll LLC (General Chair)
  • Dick Fairley, Software and Systems Engineering Associates
  • Gary Hafen, Lockheed Martin (retired)
  • Chavonne Hoyle, CMMI Institute
  • Joe Jarzombek, Synopsys
  • Cheryl L. Jones, U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC)
  • D. Richard Kuhn, NIST (General Co-Chair)
  • Cheryl McIntyre, Lockheed Martin
  • Diane Miller, Northrop Grumman
  • Cynthia L. Molin, Raytheon
  • Michele Moss, BAH
  • Ken Nidiffer, SEI
  • Shawn Rahmani, Boeing
  • Garry Roedler, Lockheed Martin
  • Rick Selby, Northrop Grumman
  • Rich Turner, Stevens Institute
  • Charlene "Chuck" Walrad, Davenport Consulting
  • Paul E. Black, NIST (Local Organization Chair)

DoD Liaison to the Organizing Committee:

  • Parker Bauer, Air Force STSC, Hill AFB
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Gaithersburg, MD