Event Date/Time: Oct 18, 2006 End Date/Time: Oct 20, 2006
Registration Date: Oct 10, 2006
Early Registration Date: Sep 01, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 31, 2006
Paper Submission Date: Mar 31, 2006
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The deadline for Proposals is March 31st 2006.

Following the success of the last edition of QA&TEST® in Spain, SQS, S.A., launches and welcomes you to a fifth edition of this International Conference. The objective of QA&TEST® is to serve as a platform for the exchange of experience in methodologies and tools for Testing and Quality Assurance. QA&TEST® concentrates in embedded software, safety critical and real time Systems.

The conference is mainly directed towards, decision makers such as Directors, Programme Managers, Project Managers as well as Testing Professionals or University Professionals with research work in the area of embedded system testing. Each conference track has been designed for Business Professionals and Testing professionals.

Leading industry experts and researchers are invited to share their experience in the areas of methodologies and testing for embedded software. These are two presentation formats:

- Tutorials: will provide a complete overview of a technology and/or methodology, explaining in a clear and concise way, the practical aspects for its implementation of an specific technology in a company. Tutorials will last 4 hours.

- Paper Presentations: will give detailed insight into methods and tools used in practical project work as well as lessons learned from their use. Also the latest research results will be shared in paper presentation. Paper presentations will last 45 minutes.

Deadline and format for proposals
If you were interested in presenting either a tutorial or paper, please send us an abstract of it as well as the contact data and a full description of your CV and of the content of your presentation (that must be based on implementation data and experience in projects presented in min. 5 slides, max. 10 slides), before March 31st 2006.

This information can be sent on-line www.qatest.org or via e-mail to the address info@qatest.org.

An International Committee of Experts will evaluate the information received. All the applicants will be informed about results of the evaluation during the month of May.

Topics of the QA&TEST® 2006 are, among others: Transportation and Safety-Critical Systems, Real time systems, Testing Automation of Embedded Systems, Quality Management, Unit and Integration Testing, Aspects of Software Testing in the frame of System Testing, Tools suite implementation in Product Life Cycle Development, Process and Product Quality Metrics, Verification and Validation, Methodologies and tools for requirement management, Advanced tools for the support and automation of processes, Static and Dynamic analysis, Configuration Management, Reviews and Inspections, Norms and standards, Load and Performance Testing, Requirements Engineering, Quality Personnel Management, QA and Measurement and Testing for Certification.

The best speaker in the International Conference will receive an award for best paper of QA&TEST®.


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Additional Information

Conference Venue: Euskalduna Jauregia Conference Centre and Concert Hall. Bilbao, October 18-19-20 2006 Spain More information: www.qatest.org Ms. Nagore Bilbao QA&TEST SECRETARIAT Tel: +34 94 480 51 83 Fax: +34 94 480 51 84 ................................................................................................................................................... QA&TEST 2006 18-19-20th October 2006 in Bilbao (Spain) We would like to encourage you to participate in the fifth edition of the International Conference on Embedded Software Testing. For further details, please visit: http://www.qatest.org