ICSSP: International Conference on Software and Systems Process



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Event When Where Deadline
ICSSP 2022 16th International Conference on Software and Systems Process
May 20, 2022 - May 22, 2022 Pittsburgh, USA Jan 24, 2022
ICSSP 2020 International Conference on Software and Systems Process
May 23, 2020 - May 24, 2020 Seoul, South Korea Jan 24, 2020 (Jan 17, 2020)
ICSSP 2016 International Conference on Software and Systems Process
May 14, 2016 - May 15, 2016 Austin, Texas, USA Feb 1, 2016 (Jan 15, 2016)
ICSSP 2015 International Conference on Software and Systems Process
Aug 24, 2015 - Aug 26, 2015 Tallinn, Estonia TBD
ICSSP 2014 International Conference on Software and Systems Process
May 26, 2014 - May 28, 2014 Nanjing, China Jan 16, 2014
ICSSP 2013 International Conference on Software and System Processes
May 18, 2013 - May 18, 2013 San Francisco, USA Jan 11, 2013 (Jan 7, 2013)
ICSSP 2012 International Conference on Software and Systems Process
Jun 2, 2012 - Jun 3, 2012 Zuerich Jan 16, 2012

Present CFP : 2022

The tentative is program is available at :

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ICSSP will again be held jointly with the International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE) on May 20-22, 2022. The conference is co-sponsored and will be hosted by the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA).


ICSSP 2022 aims to bring together researchers and practitioners to share their research findings, experiences, and new ideas on diverse topics related to software and system processes and global software engineering. The goal is to advance both the state of the research and the state of the practice by applying innovative ideas from different fields of research to the future of software engineering processes and globally distributed software development.


Submissions must be related to software and systems processes and/or global software engineering. For 2022 we are especially interested in, but not limited to, papers relating to the following topics:

Work from Anywhere (WFX)
Education and Training
Future and Innovation Related to Software Process and Collaboration
Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics in Software Process and Development
Business Strategy
Methods and Processes
Hybrid Processes
Human Aspects of Distributed Software Development and Processes
Systems-Software Interfaces

Specific points of interest for each of these topics are listed on the conference website.


Submissions are invited for unpublished original work in the following categories:
*Full Papers* (10 pages + 2 pages with references) that reflect completed and evaluated research on novel approaches to major software and systems engineering process challenges, especially relating to the Future of Software Engineering Process & Practice for Global Competitiveness and Innovation. Enhanced versions of the best research papers will be included in a special issue of the Journal of Software: Evolution and Process.

*Short papers* (5 pages including references) that present concise research results, describe work-in-progress (e.g. Ph. D. research), or conceptual and position papers addressing new perspectives, open questions and future directions. Short papers can also be industrial papers, for instance, describing practical challenges or research needs motivated by experience.

*Industry talks and experience reports* We invite proposals from industrial practitioners for both general talks and experience reports that take on significance from an industrial context.
For industry talks, we seek presentations about significant real-world issues related to Software Engineering Process & Practice for Global Competitiveness & Innovation, especially those challenges that may benefit from cooperation between researchers and practitioners.
Through industry experience reports you can share your practical experience through a paper and accompanying talk at the conference. These will reflect your own industrial experiences, such as particular problems seen, approaches tried, and results both positive and negative, ideally with lessons learned from which other practitioners may benefit.
A more complete call for industry talks and experience reports will follow. (Please note that industrial contributors are also welcome to submit full and short papers through the research track.)
*Journal first* These are original works published only on Journal but never presented in a conference. A specific call for these will be also announced.


For full and short research papers the important dates are as follows:
Abstract Submission: January 24, 2022
Paper Submission: January 24, 2022
Notification: March 4, 2022
Camera Ready: Mar 25, 2022

Experience Reports
Submission: January 21, 2022
Conditional Acceptance Notification (Start of Shepherding): January 21, 2022
Go/No-Go based on Shepherding Judgement: February 18, 2022
Camera Ready: March 25, 2022

Industry Talks
Abstract and Slide Package Submission: January 21, 2022
Notification: February 18, 2022
Slide Package Camera Ready: March 11, 2022


Anita Carleton, Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (USA)
General Chair

John Robert, Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (USA)
Program Committee Co-Chair

Regina Hebig, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)
Program Committee Co-Chair

Igor Steinmacher, Federal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR) (Brazil)
Program Committee Co-Chair

Leon Osterweil, University of Massachusetts Amherst (USA)
Senior Advisory Member

David Raffo, Portland State University (USA)
Senior Advisory Member

Eray Tüzün, Bilkent University (Turkey)
Publicity Chair

Ricardo Britto, Ericsson (Sweden)
Industry Chair


Organized and sponsored by

International Software and Systems Process Association (ISSPA)
Carnegie Mellon University, Software Engineering Institute

In cooperation with

ACM and the ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (SIGSOFT)

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