17th International SPICE Conference (SPICE 2017)

University of the Balearic Islands (UIB)

Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 4-5 October 2017

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM (21 July 2017)

The SPICE 2017 conference program has been announced. See the Program page for further information.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN (3 July 2017)

SPICE 2017 registration is now open. See the Registration page for further information.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS (15 May 2017)

SPICE SPICE 2017 will have two keynote addresses. We are please to announce Håkan Jegebo and Ricardo Colomo-Palacios as keynote speakers. See the Keynote page for further information.

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT (27 February 2017)

The SPICE User Group is pleased to announce the seventeenth International SPICE Conference on Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination in Software, Systems Engineering and Service Management to be held at Palma de Mallorca, Spain from 4 - 5 October 2017.

This major conference is hosted on behalf of the SPICE User Group by University of the Balearic Islands (UIB). The 2017 conference marks 24 years since the beginning of the SPICE Project.

The 2017 Conference will continue to have have a particular focus and special track on Agility – the application of assessment based improvement to agile development, and on the definition and implementation of flexible and agile processes. There will also be a particular focus on the application of process assessment for risk determination, including approaches for identification of process related risk, and for the management of risks identified through assessment.

The conference will also focus on the emerging ISO/IEC 3300xx family of standards on Process Assessment and their transition from the ISO/IEC 15504 series of standards. There will also be special tracks for assessment of Management systems; Functional safety and security; and Medical and Healthcare technology.

SCHEDULE

Call for Papers and/or Industrial Experience Reports - 27 February, 2017
Full (Research) and Short (Industrial Experience) paper submission - 12 June, 2017
Notification of acceptance - 7 July, 2017
Preliminary programme - 14 July, 2017
Deadline for author registration - 14 July, 2017
Final camera ready paper due - 21 July, 2017

Conference - 4-5 October, 2017

PROCEEDINGS

In keeping with recent SPICE Conferences, the SPICE 2017 PROCEEDINGS will be published by Springer-Verlag as part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) book series.

JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUES

SPICE 2017 selected authors of best research and industry papers will be invited to submit extended and enhanced papers for consideration for publication in:

  • Computer Standards and Interfaces (5-Year Impact Factor: 1.524) published by Elsevier.
  • Software Quality Professional published by American Society for Quality (ASQ).
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