Important dates:

Submission: January 30, 2015

Notification: February 18, 2015

Camera Ready: February 27, 2015

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In conjunction with ICSE 2015




Venue: Palazzo dei Congressi (PC) - room Onice (ground floor), see this handy map.

07:30 am Registration
Welcome Session
08:30 am Introduction & Speed Dating
Session 1 (Foutse Khomh and Bram Adams)

08:50 am

Invited Talk by Pete Rotella

(Quality Engineer at Cisco Systems, USA)


Pete Rotella works in the Corporate Quality Group at Cisco Systems in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. His areas of interest include using in-process metrics to help improve engineering practices, and predicting customer-found defect levels for various types of software releases. Prior to Cisco, he developed statistical models and tools, and other types of software systems, at several Fortune 100 companies, startups, and government agencies.

09:45 am

Predicting Software Field Reliability by Pete Rotella, Sunita Chulani and Devesh Goyal (Cisco Systems, Inc.) [research talk]

Performance of defect prediction in rapidly evolving software by Davide Giacomo Cavezza, Roberto Pietrantuono and Stefano Russo (Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II) [research talk]


10:30 am Coffee Break (with poster session)
Session 2 (Hyrum Wright and Shane McIntosh)
11:00 am

Continuous Deployment and Schema Evolution in SQL Databases by Michael de Jong and Arie van Deursen (Delft University of Technology) [research talk]

Securing a Deployment Pipeline by Len Bass, Ralph Holz, Paul Rimba, An Binh Tran and Liming Zhu (NICTA, Australia) [research talk]


11:45 am

Extracting Configuration Knowledge from Build Files with Symbolic Analysis by Shurui Zhou, Jafar Al-Kofahi, Tien N. Nguyen, Christian Kaestner and Sarah Nadi (Carnegie Mellon University, Iowa State University, and Technische Universitaet Darmstadt) [research talk]

Continuous Delivery with Jenkins by Valentina Armenise (Cloudbees) [practitioner talk]


12:30pm Lunch & Posters
Session 3 (Sarah Nadi and Peter C. Rigby)

02:00 pm

Collecting Release Metadata at Google by Dominic Mitchell (Google UK) [practitioner talk]

Continuous Delivery in a Financial Organization by Chris Bartels and Daniele Romano (ING Netherlands) [practitioner talk]


02:45 pm

Research Opportunities in Continuous Delivery - Reflections from Two Years' Experiences in A Large Bookmaking Company by Lianping Chen (Paddy Power) [practitioner talk]

Towards Uniform Definitions for Release Engineering and DevOps by Ralf Penners, Andrej Dyck and Horst Lichter (RWTH Aachen University) [research talk]


03:30 pm Coffee Break (with poster session)
Session 4 (Foutse Khomh and Bram Adams)
04:00 pm

RelEng as a force multiplier by John O'Duinn (Release Mechanix) [Practitioner talk]

04:45 pm

Discussion & Wrap-Up

05:30 pm End of Workshop and Leaving for Workshop Dinner (directions here)


Accepted Poster: