Thank you for a great conference. 5-7 June 2012 in Madrid, Spain


3 Days of More than 40 Technical Sessions
in 9 Tracks

The Program Committee assembled the technical program from a record number of abstracts received from the software engineering community. The program included five engaging keynote speakers and technical tracks on multi-model process improvement, high maturity, agility, small settings, organizational change, risk and resilience, innovation, professional development, and more.

View the Technical Program

A snapshot of the SEPG Europe 2012 technical program is available in this schedule at-a-glance document.

Daily Conference Agenda

Three Days of Learning and Networking

SEPG Europe 2012 featured three full days of learning and networking opportunities. In addition to the technical content, the hallmark of the SEPG Europe experience is the abundant networking opportunities. SEPG Europe delegates had many opportunities to connect with like-minded professionals who are passionate about process improvement.

Here is a snapshot of the daily conference activities:

Tuesday, 5 June

First-Timers’ Orientation, Plenary/Keynote Session, Technical Sessions, Student Posters, Evening Receptions  

Wednesday, 6 June

Plenary/Keynote Session, Technical Sessions, Exhibits, Student Posters   

Thursday, 7 June

Tutorials, Exhibits, Student Posters

Technical Track Descriptions

The technical program addressed the interests of new professionals and seasoned practitioners alike whose job function includes appraisals, management, team/project leaders, process consultants, multi-model advocates, and more.

Explore the descriptions below for an overview of what delegates learned in each of the technical tracks.

Program Tracks

Agility and Rapid Process Improvement

  • Share case studies on the deployment of the Accelerated Improvement Method (AIM)
  • Review agile approaches to process improvement
  • Discuss the concept of "Squaring the Circle," e.g., looking at approaches for large, agile development projects

People, Teamwork, and Organizations

  • Determine the role of people, process, technology, and culture in business success
  • Enhance process capability through workforce capability
  • Measure team and workforce capability and capacity
  • Uncover the benefits of developing high-performing and effective teams
  • Discuss process improvement teams in small- and medium-sized settings
  • Determine how to select, train, and manage a process improvement team
  • Share insight into how to identify organizational culture and implement an organizational culture change project
  • Determine cultural attributes which empower and/or hinder process improvement

Process as the Basis of Risk & Resilience

  • Look more closely at security process management and dependability
  • Explore security in the context of systems engineering and architecture
  • Examine operational risk
  • Share insight on resilience measurement and analysis

Process Improvement in Small and Medium Business

  • Explain the value of collaborative models and regional initiatives
  • Win big in small-scale business: SME success stories
  • Find solutions to small and medium business paradox: affordable, sustainable improvement

Leading Organizational Change

  • Identify the key characteristics change agents need to succeed
  • Explore approaches to motivating individual and organizational change
  • Deal successfully with barriers to process improvement in organizations
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