The SATURN software architecture conference returns in May 2014 with another enlightening and engaging technical program.

The SATURN software architecture conference returned in May 2014 with another enlightening and engaging technical program.

Thank you, SATURN 2014 attendees!

In 2014, the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference celebrated its 10th year. Each year, SATURN attracts an international audience of practicing software architects, industry thought leaders, developers, technical managers, and researchers to share ideas, insights, and experience about effective architecture-centric practices for developing and maintaining software-intensive systems.

SATURN 2014 was held in Portland, Oregon, May 5-9, 2014. To be added to our mailing list and receive information about SATURN 2015, please send email to

Video Highlights

Many of this year's SATURN presentations are available on video. Browse videos from SATURN 2014 here. Below, Google's George Fairbanks discusses obstacles to teaching architecture and a novel way to overcome them in his presentation "Teaching Architecture Metamodel-First."

General Chair: Bill Pollak, SEI
Technical Chair: Michael Keeling, IBM
Chair, SATURN Steering Committee: Ipek Ozkaya, SEI
Tutorials Chair: Neil Ernst, SEI
Sponsor Chair: George Fairbanks, Google
Social Media Chair: Shane McGraw, SEI

Program Committee

Stephany Bellomo, SEI

Simon Brown, Independent Consultant

Jeromy Carriere, Google

Amine Chigani, GE Software

Elizabeth Correa, Distinguished Toastmaster

Noopur Davis, McAfee, an Intel Company

Neil Ernst, SEI

George Fairbanks, Google

Ian Gorton, SEI

Rich Hilliard, IEEE

Michael Keeling, IBM

John Klein, SEI

Heiko Koziolek, ABB Corporate Research

Philippe Kruchten, University of British Columbia

Einar Landre, Statoil

Robert L. Nord, SEI

Don O'Connell, The Boeing Company

Ipek Ozkaya, SEI

Rolf Siegers, Raytheon

Elizabeth Sisley, Calm Sunrise Consulting, LLC

Anthony Tsakiris, Ford Motor Company

Harald Wesenberg, Statoil

Rebecca Wirfs-Brock, Wirfs-Brock Associates

Heeran Youn, Samsung Electronics

Olaf Zimmermann, University of Applied Sciences, Rapperswil (HSR FHO), Switzerland

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Submit Copyright Permission

All Session and Tutorial Speakers: If you have been approved to submit a presentation for inclusion in the SATURN proceedings, you can now sign and submit copyright permission online.

Click here to sign and submit.

Please note that each speaker (author) must be listed on the copyright permission, not just the primary speaker. 

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