[Air-L] [Fwd: Call for Participation: OSS 2010 Conference, Notre Dame, 30 May-2 June 2010]

Gabriella Coleman biella at nyu.edu
Mon Nov 16 12:23:20 PST 2009

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Subject: Call for Participation: OSS 2010 Conference, Notre Dame, 30 
May-2 June 2010
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 15:35:24 -0500
From: IFIP OSS2010 <info at oss2010.org>
To: Gabriella Coleman <biella at nyu.edu>

Dear Gabriella Coleman,

Attached is the call for participation for the upcoming IFIP WG 2.13 OSS 
2010 Conference, to be held at Notre Dame 30 May-2 June 2010. We would 
appreciate your passing the call on to colleagues and students who might 
be interested in the topic.

Call for Participation--OSS 2010 Conference
The Sixth International Conference on Open Source Systems
IFIP Working Group on Open Source Software – IFIP WG 2.13
30 May – 2 June, 2010
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA
Email: info at oss2010.org


The sixth annual Conference on Open Source Systems will consist of
research presentations, workshops, tutorials, panels, posters and
project demonstrations.
Authors are invited to submit papers and proposals on a variety of
free, libre, and open source topics, including but not limited to:

Software engineering perspectives: Challenges and opportunities
• F/OSS architectures, configuration and release management
• F/OSS development environments
• Testing, assuring and certifying F/OSS quality and security
• F/OSS usability, scalability, maintainability and other quality issues
• Mining and analyzing F/OSS project repositories
• Lessons from F/OSS for conventional development
• F/OSS and standards
• Open sourcing vs. off-shoring of development
• F/OSS and agile development
• Tools and infrastructures for F/OSS development
• Models of reuse
• Architectures, patterns, techniques and processes for F/OSS development
• F/OSS and distributed development
• Documentation of F/OSS projects

Emerging perspectives: Lessons from F/OSS applied to other fields
• Diffusion and adoption of F/OSS innovations
• F/OSS and alternative intellectual property regimes
• F/OSS, Open Science, Open Engineering and "Open Knowledge"
• Licensing, IPR and other legal issues in F/OSS
• F/OSS and innovation

Social science: Understanding organizational and psychological issues in
• Diversity and international participation in F/OSS projects
• Learning, knowledge sharing, collaboration, control & conflict
in F/OSS projects
• Dynamics of F/OSS project communities, building and sustaining
• F/OSS historical foundations
• F/OSS and social networks
• F/OSS and social inclusion
• Economic analysis of F/OSS
• Knowledge management, e-learning and F/OSS

Studies of F/OSS deployment: Current studies and future issues
• Case studies of F/OSS deployment, migration models, success and failure
• F/OSS in the public sector (e.g., government, education, health care)
• F/OSS in vertical domains and the 'secondary' software sector
(e.g., automotive, telecommunications, medical devices)
• F/OSS-compatible IT governance architectures
• F/OSS applications catalog (functionality, evaluation,
platforms, support providers, training needs)
• F/OSS education and training
• F/OSS, e-government and transformational government
• F/OSS business models and strategies
• F/OSS and the one laptop per child initiative

27 December 2009: Submissions due
27 December 2009: Submission of workshop, tutorial and panel proposals
17 January 2010: Results to Authors
7 February 2010: Camera-ready copy due
12 March 2010: Early registration (payment received)
31 May – 1 June 2010: Main Conference
30 May & 2 June 2010: Workshops and Tutorials
31 May – 1 June 2010: Main Conference

General Chairs:
Greg Madey, University of Notre Dame, USA
Jesus Gonzalez-Barahona, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid, Spain

Local Organizing Chair:
Greg Madey, University of Notre Dame, USA

Program Chairs:
Par Agerfalk, Uppsala University, Sweden
John Noll, University of Limerick, Ireland
Cornelia Boldyreff, University of Lincoln, UK

Doctoral Consortium Chairs:
Kris Ven, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Walt Scacchi, University of California - Irvine, USA
Jen Verelst, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Publicity & Social Media Chair:
Megan Squire, Elon University, USA

Publicity Co-Chairs:
W. Europe: Yeliz Eseryel
UK and Ireland: Andrea Capiluppi
Nordic Countries: Bjorn Lundell
Japan: Tesuo Noda
Africa: Sulayman Sowe
Middle East and S. Asia: Faheen Ahmed
Russia and E. Europe: Alexey Khoroshilov

Tutorial Chair:
Petrinja Etiel, Free University of Bolzno-Bozen, Italy

Panels Chair:
Joseph Feller, University College Cork, Ireland


Gabriella Coleman, Assistant Professor
Department of Media, Culture, & Communication
New York University
239 Greene St, 7th floor
NY NY 10003

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