SATURN Conference 2011

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

Wednesday - May 18, 2011

May 18 – Conference                                   Day 1
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM – Opening Address: Linda Northrop, Software Engineering Institute
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Keynote Address: Jan Bosch, Intuit: "Architecture in the Age of Compositionality"
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Break
10:30  AM – 12:00 PM Conference Sessions: Agile and Architecture
Agile Product Line Architecture
Paul Clarke, Northrop Grumman

Low Ceremony Architecture
Jeromy Carriere, eBay, Inc.
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Conference Sessions: SOA and Cloud Computing
Architectural Implications of Cloud Computing
Grace Lewis, Software Engineering Institute

Guidance Models and Decision-Making Tooling for SOA, Cloud, and Outsourcing Solution Design

Olaf Zimmermann, IBM Research
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Conference Sessions: Architecture is Not Just for Architects
Nurturing the Domain: Avoiding the Pig in a Poke
William Martinez Pomares, IASA

Organizational Design Thinking
Anthony Lattanze, Carnegie Mellon University

How to Break a Mammoth Project into Bite-Size Pieces
Kevin Nguyen, Northrop Grumman
Esther Johnson, Northrop Grumman

12:00  PM – 1:00 PM – Lunch

1:00 PM  – 2:00 PM – Plenary Speaker: Joseph Yoder, The Refactory, Inc.: "Big Ball of Mud: Is This the Best that Agile Can Do?"
2:00 PM  – 3:30 PM – Conference Session: Agile and Architecture
Agile Architecture: What the Agile Architect can Learn From a Hurricane Meteorologist
Eric Richardson, Chemical Abstracts Service

Covert Use of Architecture for Rapid, Agile Product Development
Robert Curry, IEEE
2:00 PM  – 3:30 PM –  Conference Sessions: Service-Oriented Architecture
Experimentation in the Use of Service Orientation in Resource-Constrained Environments
Soumya Simanta, Software Engineering Institute
Edwin Morris, Software Engineering Institute
Daniel Plakosh, Software Engineering Institute
Joe Seibel, Software Engineering Institute
Bill Anderson, Software Engineering Institute

Dealing with the Complexities of a Global Service-Oriented Architecture
Tarmo Ploom, Credit Suisse
Claudio Jossen, Credit Suisse
Roberto Di Paolo, Credit Suisse
2:00 PM  – 3:30 PM –  Conference Sessions: Architecture-Centric Engineering
Using Architecture-Centric Engineering on a TSP Project
Luis Carballo, BMV (Mexican Stock Exchange)
James McHale, Software Engineering Institute
Rod Nord, Software Engineering Institute

Capability Maturity Model Integration V1.3 and Architecture-Centric Engineering
Larry Jones, Software Engineering Institute
Mike Konrad, Software Engineering Institute
3:30 PM  – 4:00 PM – Break
4:00 PM  – 5:00 PM – IEEE Software Speaker: Rebecca Wirfs-Brock, Wirfs-Brock Associates: Agile Adoption: Does it Have to be All In or Fold?

5:15 PM  – 6:15 PM – Sponsored Presentation: Alexander von Zitzewitz, Hello2Morrow: Maintaining Technical Quality of Software — It's the Architecture, Stupid!
Important Dates


May 16-20, 2011

SATURN 2011 Conference

Saturn 2011 will be presented in collaboration with IEEE Software.

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