== KEY CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS AND TUTORIALS VISIBILITY

CIbSE has been conceived as a forum dedicated to the diffusion of activities and research results of teachers, students, researchers and industrial professionals mainly in the Iberomerican scope. It has the aim of becoming the event of reference in the field of software engineering in the Iberomerican scope, CIbSE takes the post from IDEAS to promote high quality scientific research in Spanish, Portuguese and English. CIbSE builds on 13 successful previous editions of IDEAS held in several Iberomerican countries. CIbSE 2011 will be held in Rio deJaneiro, Brazil, and is organized by the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).

The event will feature article presentations, tutorial courses, a doctoral symposium, and invited lectures of recognized experts. CIbSE welcomes contributions in the official languages of the conference Portuguese, Spanish or English.

Tutorials and keynote speeches have been delivered in other editions by both well-established local researchers and widely-recognized international speakers. The audience includes international undergraduate and postgraduate students and practitioners. In general, the attendance of tutorials is quite good, surpassing more than 30-49 participants.

The conference is going to run from April 27 to April 29 and the venue is one of the most beautiful and popular touristic cities in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, RJ. Rio is located on the southeast coast of Brazil on the Atlantic ocean and is the second largest city of Brazil. For more information, please visit: http://www.riodejaneiro.info


== OBJECTIVES

This call is intended to solicit the submission of tutorial proposals to the CIbSE 2011 Conference. The text of the proposal can be written either in Spanish, English or Portuguese. Each tutorial should be presented in a session of 3 hours. The one-page tutorial summary will be published in the conference proceedings. The access to the tutorial material will be available on-line to the tutorial participants.

The goal of the tutorial session is to expose new, emerging topics and concepts on software development, or topics and technologies with growing impact on academia or software market. The theme of the tutorial must be associated with one or more topics that are relevant to the CIbSE

The proponents must have wide knowledge and experience in the tutorial theme. Both introductory and advanced tutorials on theoretical and practical aspects of software development are welcomed. The introductory tutorials must offer an opportunity to systematically expose new knowledge to the participants, and are targeted at undergraduate students in an advanced stage, postgraduate students, and software development practitioners. Advanced tutorials should trigger new insights for advancing the state-of-the-art on the research topic being addressed; they are targeted at junior and senior researchers and specialists interested or working on such a research topic.


== IMPORTANT DATES

Submission of proposals: November 12, 2010 Notification to authors: December 15, 2010 Submission of tutorial summary for the proceedings: January 21, 2011 Presentation material: February 25, 2011


== INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION

Tutorial proposals should not exceed 6 pages including:

1.Title of the tutorial, name, affiliation, e-mail and URL of the authors. Indicate if all (or a subset of the) authors plan to act as instructors during the tutorial day.

2. Type (introductory or advanced), language (English, Spanish or Portuguese) and a short summary (max. of 200 words) describing the main goal of the tutorial.

3. Target audience of the tutorial and justifications of the proposalrelevance to one or more of the CIbSE topics of interest.

4. Resources and equipments needed.

5. The proposed structure of the tutorial, including session titles and a brief description (Max. 2 paragraphs) for each session.

6. References (no more than one page).

7. If applicable, please indicate which conferences (or other events) the proposed tutorial was (or will be) presented.

8. A short bio for each author (max. one paragraph per authors), and URLs for your CV (or website). Brazilian authors should also indicate the URLs for their CVs in the Lattes platform.

Please do not include any extra information in addition to the ones described above.

The proposals should be submitted electronically, in PDF format to my e-mail address (masiero at icmc dot usp dot br) with the subject TUTORIAL PROPOSAL FOR CIbSE.


== IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The tutorial proposals will be reviewed and selected by the CIbSE 2011 Program Committee, formed by well-known researchers. The evaluation criteria include: relevance of the tutorial to one or more of topics of CIbSE, adequacy of the tutorial theme for the time slot (3 hours); ability to attract participants; proposed methodology for tutorial delivery; and, experience and qualification of the authors and instructors. The committee has the right of rejecting tutorial proposals and proactively inviting researchers for delivering tutorials at the conference.

The tutorial must be presented in the language used in the written proposal. The number of accepted tutorials depends both on the quality of the proposals submitted nd the number of rooms available at the conference venue. The organization of the tutorials in the program will be made by the CIbSE organizing committee.

For additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the coordinator of the Tutorials Sessions.on the email below.

Prof. Paulo C. Masiero (masiero@icmc.usp.br)


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