Past Conferences

 In 2014, the SATURN Conference celebrated its 10th year. Thank you to all SATURN 2014 attendees!

SATURN 2014

As in previous years, the conference was held in collaboration with IEEE Software magazine. Two attendee-selected awards, sponsored by IEEE Software, were conferred for noteworthy presentations, and selected presenters were invited to submit articles for publication in IEEE Software.

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SATURN 2013

Minneapolis, Minnesota

April 29 - May 3, 2013

As in previous years, the conference was held in collaboration with IEEE Software magazine. Two attendee-selected awards, sponsored by IEEE Software, were conferred for noteworthy presentations, and selected presenters were invited to submit articles for publication in IEEE Software.

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SATURN 2012

St. Petersburg, Florida

May 7-11, 2012

What began as a small gathering of practitioners and SEI technical staff members has grown to an international conference that attracts researchers, practitioners, and industry experts.submit articles for publication in IEEE Software. SATURN 2012 explored the theme of "Architecture: Catalyst for Collaboration."

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SATURN 2011

Burlingame, California

May 17-21, 2011

166 attendees enjoyed tutorials, presentations, and keynote speeches on the SATURN 2011 themes of "Architecting for Change" and "7 things you need to know about the next 7 years in Architecture."

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SATURN 2010

Minneapolis, Minnesota

May 17-21, 2010

160 attendees enjoyed tutorials, presentations, and keynote speeches on the theme of "Architecting for Change."

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SATURN 2009

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

May 4-7, 2009

SATURN 2009’s program featured presentations on everything from aligning software, system, and enterprise architectures to governance and architecture competence, design, and improvement. These were presented by practitioners who deal with these issues every day and know firsthand what works and what doesn’t

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SATURN 2008

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

April 30 - May 1

Software architects from around the world attended the Fourth Annual SEI SATURN Workshop, where they exchanged best practices in developing and acquiring software architectures and using them to build predictable, high-quality systems.

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SATURN 2007

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

May 14-16, 2007

This SATURN workshop included four tutorials, two keynote presentations, 11 presentations on practitioner experiences in using SEI software architecture technology methods and techniques, a panel on experiences in using the SEI Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method®(ATAM®), and four working sessions.

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SATURN 2006

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

April 25-26, 2006

The second SEI Software Architecture Technology User Network Workshop (SATURN 2006) was open to anyone who had taken some of the courses in the Software Architecture Curriculum or read some of the SEI publications about architectural methods and techniques and had an interest in applying them in their organization. 

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SATURN 2005

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

April 6-7, 2005

The first Software Architecture Technology User Network Workshop (SATURN 2005) attracted 48 persons from 24 organizations. In addition to the three keynotes, there were presentations from nine participants. Three working sessions focused on gaps in the methods, what to measure, and the relationship of architecture and process. 

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