Tutorial proposal submission: October 18,
2002 (23:59 GMT)
Notification of acceptance: December 09,
Final course material submission: February
Tutorials: March 17 & 18, 2003
The AOSD 2003 Organizing Committee invites proposals for half-day and full-day
tutorials to be held in conjunction with the AOSD 2003 conference. The
organizers seek to offer a high-quality tutorial program covering the state of
the art in AOSD, with topics of interest for both beginning and advanced
participants. Introductory tutorials should be designed for attendees with
little or no experience in AOSD, and should seek to educate participants about
major AOSD concepts and well-developed approaches. Advanced tutorials should
attract more experienced participants and should address advanced techniques,
applications, and emerging opportunities.
Specific topics of interest for the tutorials include, but are not limited to:
• Programming languages
• Software architectures and product lines
• Reverse engineering and refactoring tools
• Analysis and design methods
• Verification, validation, and testing
Tutorial proposals should contain the following information:
1. About each Instructor:
• Contact information
Affiliation, job title, postal address, email address, URL, phone number, and
• Brief biography
• Summary of teaching experience
2. About the Tutorial:
• Half-day or full-day
Half-day is 3 hours and full-day is 6 hours, excluding breaks.
200--300 words describing the tutorial, suitable for the conference web site and
• Expected audience
Technical experts, managers, users, or other.
• Level of the tutorial
Introductory, intermediate, or advanced.
• Prerequisites for participants
Background, knowledge, and/or skills that the intended audience should have.
1000 - 3000 words describing the tutorial: topic, why it is important,
educational goals, and a detailed outline including a syllabus and time schedule
• Previous venues at which this tutorial
has been presented
Include brief summaries, with number of participants and rating that the
• Required equipment for presentation
Overhead projector, PC projector, whiteboard, microphone, etc.
• Required equipment for participants (if
the tutorial includes hands-on sessions).
Proposals must be submitted in ASCII text, PostScript, PDF, or MS Word format.
Tutorial materials such as slides and handouts should be included if available,
but are not required for submission. Providing such materials will show depth
and maturity of the tutorial, however, and will be a factor in the selection
Tutorial proposals must be sent via email to the AOSD 2003 Tutorial Chair, Eric
Eide (firstname.lastname@example.org), and must be received no later than Friday, October
18, 2002. Notifications to submitters will be made no later than December 09,
2002. Tutorial presenters should be prepared to submit completed course
materials to the Tutorial Chair by Friday, February 14, 2003.
For additional information, clarifications, questions, or special requirements,
please contact the AOSD 2003 Tutorial Chair: Eric Eide (email@example.com).