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Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference - Call for Speakers

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  • Matt Heusser
    Call for Speakers More information about the Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference (GLSEC) is available at www.glsec.org To submit a presentation for
    Message 1 of 1 , May 31, 2006
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      Call for Speakers

      More information about the Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference
      (GLSEC) is available at www.glsec.org

      To submit a presentation for consideration, fill out the Speaker Information
      Form <http://glsec.org/files/ProspectiveSpeakerInformation.doc> and email to
      program@...

      Proposals are due by Tuesday, July 31, 2006, and should fit one of the
      following broad categories:

      Software Development
      Management, Analysis, Process
      QA and Testing
      Special Topics

      Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to, the
      following:

      - Gathering and writing requirements
      - White-box/unit testing
      - Black-box/functioning testing
      - Programming tutorials�Perl, C#, Ruby, etc.
      - Test driven development
      - Open-source solutions to programming problems
      - Web development with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl)
      - SQL�Intermediate, advanced, performance tuning, etc.
      - Database design and data modeling
      - Extreme programming
      - Agile software development
      - People issues in software development
      - Software performance�from requirements to testing
      - Exploratory testing
      - Refactoring
      - Design patterns
      - Use cases
      - Project scheduling
      - Metrics
      - Object-oriented development
      - Reviews, walkthroughs and inspections

      Presenter Benefits

      One complimentary conference registration will be given for each accepted
      track presentation. Additionally, a small stipend is available for
      tutorials. Track speakers also receive a 50 percent discount on tutorials.
      Presentation Format

      GLSEC 2006 will have four different presentation formats:

      - Full-day tutorial: A 6-hour presentation
      - Half-day tutorial: A 3-hour presentation
      - Track session: A 45-minute session, including 10 minutes for
      questions
      - Lightning talks: A 5-minute presentation

      Tutorial slots can also be used for workshops which are more interactive,
      group-learning exercises.
      Requirements

      Tutorial instructors should provide a tutorial guide (it may correspond to
      the slides used in the presentation).
      Notes on Submitting Presentations

      To submit a presentation for consideration, fill out the Speaker Information
      Form <http://glsec.org/files/ProspectiveSpeakerInformation.doc> and email to
      program@... or send paper to:

      GLSE Conference
      C/O Atomic Object
      941 Wealthy SE
      Grand Rapids, MI 49506

      The contact information you provide on this form will be used for future
      correspondence and should reflect a location where you can be reached
      throughout the conference planning period. Please notify us if your contact
      information changes. Applicants will by notified of acceptance in June of
      2006.
      Important Dates for Speakers

      Submission Deadline: July 31, 2006
      Notification Date: Aug 15, 2006
      Speaker Materials Due Date: September 1, 2006
      Conference Dates: October 25-26, 2006

      --
      Matthew Heusser,
      http://www.xndev.com
      matt.heusser@...


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