SATURN Conference 2011

May 16-20, 2011 | San Francisco Airport Marriott in Burlingame, California

Thursday - May 19, 2011

May 19 – Conference Day 2
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM – Opening Address: Mark Klein, Software Engineering Institute
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Keynote Address: Dave Thomas, CEO, Bedarra Research Labs: The Intimate Relationship Between Architecture and Code: Architecture Experiences of a Playing Coach
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Break
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Conference Sessions: Model-Driven Architecture
Design and Implementation of an Agile Price Management Platform for Banking
Thipor Kong, Credit Suisse
Ulrich Hildebrand, Credit Suisse

Using Architecture Models to Predict Software-Intensive Technology Interoperability Deficiencies
Kristin Giammarco, NPS
Kimali Messado, CERDEC
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Conference Sessions: Soft Skills for Architects
Why Good Architects Act as Chameleons
Rik Farenhorst, DNV-CIBIT
Eelco Rommes, DNV-CIBIT

Themes for Architecture Success
William Koscho   
William Ries

Architect as Organizational Change Leader
Suzanne Miller, Software Engineering Institute
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Conference Sessions: Research in Architecture Practices
Collaborative Design with the Software Architecture Warehouse
Cesare Pautasso, University of Lugano
Marcin Nowak, University of Lugano

Towards Automation of Architectural Tactics Application: An Example with ArchE
Roger Champagne, ETS, University of Quebec
Sebastien Gagne, ETS, University of Quebec

Architecture Documentation for Agile Development
Sofia Sherman, University of Haifa
Irit Hadar, University of Haifa
Ethan Hadar, CA Technologies
Jay Harrison, CA Technologies

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – IEEE Software Speaker: John Favaro, IEEE Software: "Managing Architecture for Value"

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM – Conference Sessions: Architectural Knowledge Management
Using the Corporate Management System to Communicate Architecture Knowledge and Reduce Technical Debt
Harald Wesenberg, Statoil ASA
Einar Landre, Statoil ASA

On-Demand Generation of Views to Support Online Evolution of Software Product Lines
Danny Weyns, DistriNet Labs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Bartosz Michalik, DistriNet Labs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Alexander Helleboogh, DistriNet Labs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Nelis Boucke, DistriNet Labs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM – Conference Sessions: Soft Skills for Architects
Next-Generation Architects in a Harsh Business World: Sourcing Non-Traditional Talent and Revamping Existing Talent
Walter Risi, Pragma Consultores

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Architects
Ger Schoeber, Sioux Embedded Systems B.V.
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM – Conference Sessions: Architecture-Centric Engineering
Evaluating a Partial Architecture in a ULS Context
Len Bass, Software Engineering Institute
James Ivers, Software Engineering Institute
Rick Kazman, Software Engineering Institute
Gabriel A. Moreno, Software Engineering Institute

Mission Thread Workshop - Lessons Learned in End-to-End Capability and Quality Attribute Specification for SoS Architecture Development
Mike Gagliardi, Software Engineering Institute
Bill Wood, Software Engineering Institute
Tim Morrow, Software Engineering Institute

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM – Break
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Keynote Address: David Chaiken, Yahoo!: Architecture at Internet Scale: Lessons Learned from Serving Half a Billion Customers
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Conference Awards
Important Dates


May 16-20, 2011

SATURN 2011 Conference

Saturn 2011 will be presented in collaboration with IEEE Software.

Saturn is sponsored by







Stay Connected

Get the latest SATURN news, important dates, and announcements on our blog, signing up for our e-mail updates or following us on LinkedIn.

SATURN Blog RSS SATURN on LinkedIn Twitter

SEI Customer Relations

Phone: +1 412-268-5800
Toll Free (within the USA):  +1 888-201-4479
FAX: +1 412-268-6257


Help us improve

Visitor feedback helps us continually improve our site.

Please tell us what you
think with this short
(< 5 minute) survey.