7th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering
Banff, Canada, Sept 20-21, 2011 (Co-located with ESEM'11)

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Massimiliano Di Penta,
University of Sannio, Italy

Massimiliano Di Penta is assistant professor at the University of Sannio, Department of Engineering, Italy. He received his laurea degree in Computer Engineering in 1999 and his PhD in Computer Engineering in 2003. His research interests include software maintenance and evolution, reverse engineering, empirical software engineering, search-based software engineering service-centric software engineering. He is author of over 130 papers appeared on journals, conferences and workshops.

He serves and has served in the organizing and program committees of several conferences such as ICSE, ASE, ICSM, ICPC, CSMR, GECCO, MSR, SCAM, WCRE, and many others. He has been general chair of SCAM 2010, SSBSE 2010, WSE 2008, general co-chair of WCRE 2008, and program co-chair of SSBSE 2009, WCRE 2006 and 2007, IWPSE 2007, WSE 2007, SCAM 2006, STEP 2005, and of other workshops. He is steering committee member of ICPC, SCAM, CSMR, WCRE, IWPSE, and SSBSE. He is in the editorial board of the Empirical Software Engineering Journal edited by Springer, and of the Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice, edited by Wiley.

Laurie Williams,
North Carolina State University, USA

Laurie Williams is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department of the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University (NCSU). Her research focuses on software security particularly in relation to healthcare IT; agile software development practices and processes; software reliability, software testing and analysis; open source software development; and broadening participation and increasing retention in computer science. Laurie has more than 160 refereed publications.

Laurie is one of the foremost researchers in agile software development and in the security of healthcare IT applications. She was one of the founders of the first XP/Agile conference, XP Universe, in 2001 in Raleigh which has now grown into the Agile 200x annual conference. She is also the lead author of the book Pair Programming Illuminated and a co-editor of Extreme Programming Perspectives. Laurie is also the instructor of a highly-rated professional agile software development course that has been widely taught in Fortune 500 companies.

Submission: May 22
Notification: July 1
Camera-Ready: July 21


Keynote speakers

Di Penta

Laurie Williams

Apr 14'11: Due to numerous requests, we extended the submission deadline to May 22.

Jan 2'11: New keynote: Massimiliano Di Penta

Dec 28'10: New keynote speaker: Laurie Williams

Oct 31'10: PROMISE poster now on-line.

Oct 20'10: PROMISE Papers to appear in IST.

Sept 30'10: PROMISE to be held at Banff Canada with ESEM.

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