ICSE is pleased to be associated with the following Events and Committee Meetings, to be co-located with the main conference:


Thursday 20th - Friday 21st May 2004
The 2nd International Working Conference on Component Deployment (CD 2004)

What do we do with components after they have been built? How do we deploy them into their execution environment? How can we evolve them once they have been deployed? While several tools exist to support deployment, the underlying principles are only beginning to emerge. CD 2004 will bring together researchers and practitioners with the goal of developing a better understanding of how deployment takes place in the wider context. Papers relating theory to practice are particularly welcome.

Friday 21st - Saturday 22nd May 2004
The First European Workshop on Software Architecture (EWSA 2004)

The role of software architecture in the engineering of software-intensive applications has become more and more important and widespread. Dynamic software architectures are key to the design, development and evolution of large applications. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry who are interested in software architecture technology. It addresses both practical and theoretical advances.

Saturday 22nd - Sunday 23rd May 2004
EC/NSF Workshop on Software Intensive Systems "Challenges, Visions and Research Issues for Software-Intensive Systems"
The workshop is jointly supported by the European Commission's Information Society Technologies Programme, Future and Emerging Technologies Activity, and the US National Science Foundation, Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering.
It is part of a series of strategic workshops to identify key research challenges and opportunities in Information Technology, and has three broad aims:

  • to discuss the state of the art in engineering software-intensive systems, and evaluate and analyse potential or partial solutions
  • to propose and discuss innovative approaches and solutions to the problems and challenges of software-intensive systems  and present visionary and explorative perspectives, bold ideas for modeling and programming languages, and construction, validation and verification methods
  • to show how pragmatic methods in software-intensive Systems Engineering can be integrated with and enhanced by the results of foundational research to handle the new problems posed by embedded systems, different levels of component and system granularity, heterogeneity, distribution, mobility and communication, and appropriate human-interface support.

Monday 24th - Tuesday 25th May 2004
The 8th International Conference on Empirical Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE 2004)

EICC – Harris 2
This conference is a unique forum dedicated to the presentation and discussion of research and practical experiences addressing all aspects of empirical assessment and evaluation in software engineering. We welcome papers addressing all aspects of the area, especially where the experiences relate to the problems that arise from the use of emerging technologies within new application domains.

Monday 24th - Tuesday 25th May 2004
International Symposium on Component-based Software Engineering (CBSE7)

EICC - Sidlaw
The premise of the CBSE workshops was that the long-term success of component-based development depends on the viability of an established science and technology foundation for achieving predictable quality in component-based systems. The intent of this symposium is to build on this premise, and to provide a forum for more in-depth and substantive treatment of topics pertaining to predictability. The symposium will bring together researchers and practitioners from a variety of disciplines related to CBSE to help establish cross-discipline insights and to provide a forum for presenting and discussing innovative approaches to CBSE.

Committee Meetings

Saturday 22nd - Sunday 23rd May 2004
Program Committee Meeting for
The ACM SIGSOFT 12th International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE-12)

Wednesday 26th May 2004
11.00 - 12.00: ITEA press conference: "Building the digital future - ITEA Technology Roadmap for Software-Intensive Systems, 2nd edition"
12.30 - 14.00: Lunch Meeting - TCSE Executive
13.00 - 14.00: ITEA Lunch time Presentation - "Building the digital future - ITEA Technology Roadmap for Software-Intensive Systems, 2nd edition"
13.00 - 14.00: SIGSOFT Executive Meeting
17.00 - 18.30: Meeting - Harlan D. Mills Award Committee
20.00 - 22.00: Supper Meeting - ICSE Steering Committee
20.00 - 22.00: Supper Meeting - TSE Editorial Board

Thursday 27th May 2004
12.30 - 14.00: Lunch Meeting - IEEE-CS Software Engineering Lead Activists
13.00 - 14.00: Meeting - ICSE 2005 Program Committee Meeting
13:00 - 14:00: Open Briefing Meeting - Computing Curriculum: Software Engineering

Friday 28th May 2004
12.30 - 14.00: Lunch Meeting - TCSE Professional Certification Leaders
12.30 - 14.00: Lunch Meeting - ICSE 2005 Organising Commitee

16.00 - 18.00: ICSE 2004 Organising Committee Wash-up Meeting, followed by Victory Dinner

Saturday 29th May 2004
09.00 - 12.00: ICSE 2006 Organising Committee Meeting

Saturday 29th - Sunday 30th May 2004
Program Committee Meeting for
The 19th IEEE International Conference on Automated Software Engineering 2004 (ASE 2004)

If you are organising an event that you would like to co-locate with ICSE, please contact us

Sails at front of the EICC New Town Facade EICC Fintry Auditorium The EICC Edinburgh at dusk