Bangalore Fort and Palace International Conference on
Global Software Engineering

ICGSE 2008
Bangalore, India
August 17-20, 2008

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The ICGSE 2008 Organizing Committee invites tutorial proposals for the IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE), which will take place from August 17-20, 2008 in Bangalore, India. This call is an invitation for scientists and practitioners working in the field of global software development to submit proposals for high quality tutorials for ICGSE 2008. Tutorials must be designed as half-day (four hour) sessions, including a 30 minute break at their midpoint or full-day (two four hour sessions with breaks for coffee and lunch).

Requirements for Tutorial Proposal Submission
  • Objective: Title, expected goals, objectives and motivation of the tutorial.
  • Proposal Outline: A detailed outline of the presentation (max 4 pages). Shall include a list of covered topics.
  • Instructor qualification: A brief description of the instructor(s) indicating the relevant qualifications and teaching experience.
  • Tutorial level: Introductory, Intermediate or Advanced.
  • Intended audience: it should be indicated to whom the tutorial is aimed.
  • Proposals must be submitted in the MS Word or PDF templates.
All submissions will be evaluated by a committee using the following criteria:
  • Relevance, interest, and value of the topic to ICGSE attendees
  • Completeness, clarity, and quality of the tutorial proposal
  • Expertise of the presenters in the proposed topic
  • Effectiveness of the proposed presentation approach
Conference attendees usually consider the reputation of the presenters as one of their criteria for selecting a tutorial. It is expected that the presenters listed in the submitted proposal will be at the conference to present their tutorials. The presenters agree to provide participants with teaching materials that include:
  • A detailed outline and explanatory text equivalent to the oral component of the tutorial.
  • Copies of the slides in PowerPoint format. Relevant articles or books may be provided as supplementary information but do not replace the text material of the handout. Presenters must obtain the copyright permission for their material.
Important Dates: Tutorial proposals are due March 14, 2008.
Detailed information regarding the date of the notification and the date of the camera-ready handouts will be provided on the web site.

Submitting a proposal Tutorial proposals should be submitted to the ICGSE 2008 Tutorials Chair:
Darja Smite, University of Latvia