Important dates:

Submission: February 7th, 2013

Notification: February 28th, 2013

Camera ready: March 7th, 2013

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In conjunction with ICSE 2013

Venue: Hyatt Regency San Francisco

5 Embarcadero Center (Map

San Francisco, California, USA 94111
Reservations: (888) 421-1442
Hotel: (415) 788-1234
Fax: (415) 676-5660


07:30 am Registration
Welcome Session [Room: Seacliff C]
08:30 am Introduction & Speed Dating
Session 1: May the Force Be with RELENG [Room: Seacliff C]

09:00 am

Keynote: Release Engineering as a "force-multiplier"  

by John O'Duinn

(Director of Release Engineering at Mozilla Corporation)

10:00 am

Eliciting Operations Requirements for Applications  by Len Bass, Ross Jeffrey, Ingo Weber, Hiroshi Wada and Liming Zhu (NICTA, Australia) [research talk]

Releasing sooner or later? - An optimization approach and its case study evaluation  by Jason Ho and Guenther Ruhe (University of Calgary, Canada) [research talk]


10:30 am Coffee Break
Session 2: Your Code will be Integrated [Room: Seacliff C]
11:00 am

Using hg & git for the same codebase  by Hal Wine (Mozilla, Inc.) [practitioner talk]

What effect does Distributed Version Control have on OSS Project Organization?by Peter Rigby, Earl Barr, Chris Bird, Premkumar Devanbu and Daniel German (Concordia University/University College London/Microsoft Research/University of California at Davis/University of Victoria, Canada/US) [research talk]

The Future of Continuous Integration in GNOME by Colin Walters, Germán Poo-Caamaño and Daniel German (Red Hat/GNOME/University of Victoria, Canada) [research talk]

Automating Build, Test, and Release with Buildbot  by Dustin Mitchell and Tom Prince (Mozilla, Inc.) [practitioner talk]

Kanbanize the Release Engineering Process  by Noureddine Kerzazi and Pierre.N Robillard (École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada) [research talk]


12:30 pm Lunch
Session 3: Delivery in 30 Minutes, or it's Free! [Room: Seacliff C]

02:00 pm

Keynote: Against All Odds – Completely Overhauling Linkedin's Release Process

by Roman Scheiter

(Director of Engineering Services at LinkedIn)

03:00 pm

Self-Service Build and Delivery at Netflix  by Gareth Bowles (Netflix, Inc.) [practitioner talk]

Charon: Declarative Provisioning and Deployment by Eelco Dolstra, Rob Vermaas and Shea Levy (LogicBlox, Inc.) [research talk]

Continuously Releasing at Google by Akos Frohner and Boris Debic (Google, Inc.) [practitioner talk]


04:00 pm Coffee Break
Session 4: Building the Future of RELENG [Room: Seacliff C]
04:30 pm

Packaging Automation for Many Heterogeneous Target Platforms : "make all_the_things" by Moses Mendoza and Matthaus Owens (Puppet Labs) [practitioner talk]

Adding Automatic Dependency Processing to Makefile-Based Build Systems, with Amake  by Jim Buffenbarger (Boise State University, US) [research talk]

Build Maintenance with Formiga  by Ryan Hardt and Ethan Munson (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, US) [research talk]


05:15 pm

Panel & Wrap-Up

06:30 pm Leaving for Workshop Dinner