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SBMF 2022 : 25th Brazilian Symposium on Formal Methods


Conference Series : Brazilian Symposium on Formal Methods
When Dec 5, 2022 - Dec 9, 2022
Where Aracaju, Brazil
Abstract Registration Due Aug 1, 2022
Submission Deadline Aug 8, 2022
Notification Due Sep 19, 2022
Final Version Due Oct 3, 2022
Categories    formal methods   software testing   verification   cyber-physical systems

Call For Papers

25th Brazilian Symposium on Formal Methods

Virtual event, 5th to 9th of December, 2022

Conference web page:

Easychair CFP:

Supported by the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC)

Abstract submission deadline: 08th August, 2022

Full paper submission deadline: 15th August, 2022

Authors notification deadline: 19th September, 2022

Camera-ready copy deadline: 3rd October, 2022


SBMF 2022 is the twenty-fifth of a series of events devoted to the development, dissemination, and use of formal methods for the construction of high-quality computational systems. It is now a well-established event with an international reputation. It regularly receives submissions and participants from all over the world.


Valdivino Santiago (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais - INPE, Brazil)

Dirk Beyer (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany)

Kristin Yvonne Rozier (Iowa State University, USA)

Robert Karban (NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA)


The aim of SBMF is to provide a venue for the presentation and discussion of high-quality work in formal methods. The topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

:: Applications of formal methods to

* Software or/and hardware design

* Software or/and hardware development

* Software or/and hardware code generation

* Software or/and hardware testing

* Software maintenance, evolution or/and reuse

* Intelligent systems

:: Specification and modelling languages

* Logic and semantics for specification or/and programming languages

* Formal methods for timed, real-time, hybrid, or/and safety-critical systems

* Formal methods for service-oriented, cloud-based, or/and cyber-physical systems

:: Theoretical foundations* Domain theory* Term rewriting* Computational models

* Type systems and category systems* Computation complexity of methods and models

* Models of time, concurrency, security or/and mobility

:: Verification and validation

* Abstraction, modularization or/and refinement techniques

* Static analysis

* Model checking

* Theorem proving

* Software certification

* Correctness by construction

:: Experience reports

* Reports on teaching formal methods

* Reports on industrial application of formal methods


We invite submissions of papers with a strong emphasis on formal methods, whether practical or theoretical, in the following categories:

(1) Regular papers (limit of 16 pages);

Page limits include references and any appendices.

Contributions should not be simultaneously submitted for publication elsewhere. They should be written in English and prepared using Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) format. More information is available at the following link:

Papers should present unpublished and original work that has a clear contribution to the state-of-the-art on the theory and practice of formal methods. Papers will be judged by at least three reviewers on the basis of originality, relevance, technical soundness and presentation quality and should contain sound theoretical or practical results. Industry papers should emphasize the practical application of formal methods or report on open challenges.

Submissions should be made via the following link:


Accepted papers will be published, after the conference, in a volume of LNCS (to be confirmed). The authors will be requested to complete and sign a consent-to-publish form. Every accepted paper MUST have at least one author registered in the symposium by the time the camera-ready copy is submitted. The registered author is also expected to attend the symposium and present the paper.

A special issue of the Science of Computer Programming Journal (Elsevier) is going to be organised with selected and extended papers from the 25th Brazilian Symposium on Formal Methods (SBMF 2022).


:: Organising committee

Giovanny Lucero (Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Brazil) -- General Chair

Lucas Lima (Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Brazil) -- PC co-chair

Vince Molnár (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary) -- PC co-chair

:: Program committee

Adenilso Simão (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

Alfons Laarman (Leiden University, The Netherlands)

Aline Andrade (Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil)

Alvaro Miyazawa (University of York, United Kingdom)

Ana Melo (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

András Vörös (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)

Armin Biere (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany)

Augusto Sampaio (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil)

Clare Dixon (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom)

David Déharbe (CLEARSY Systems Engineering, France)

Dominik Ślęzak (University of Warsaw, Poland)

Elvinia Riccobene (University of Milan, Italy)

Gustavo Carvalho (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil)

Haniel Barbosa (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil)

Jim Woodcock (University of York, United Kingdom)

Jose Fiadeiro (University of Dundee, United Kingdom)

Juliano Iyoda (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil)

Kristin Yvonne Rozier (Iowa State University, USA)

Leila Ribeiro (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)

Leopoldo Teixeira (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil)

Luis Barbosa (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)

Manfred Broy (Technische Universität München, Germany)

Marcel Oliveira (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil)

Márcio Cornélio (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil)

Marius Minea (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)

Máté Tejfel (Eotvos Lorand University Faculty of Informatics, Hungary)

Maurice ter Beek (Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’Informazione, Italy)

Michael Leuschel (Universität Düsseldorf, Germany)

Nils Timm (University of Pretoria, South Africa)

Patrícia Machado (Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil)

Peter Ölveczky (niversity of Oslo, Norway)

Rohit Gheyi (Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil)

Sérgio Campos (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil)

Sidney Nogueira (Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Brazil)

Sofiène Tahar (Concordia University, Canada)

Thierry Lecomte (CLEARSY Systems Engineering, France)

Tiago Massoni (Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil)

Tim Willemse (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)

Volker Stolz (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway)

:: Steering committee

Adolfo Duran (Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil)

Phillip Wadler (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

Gustavo Carvalho (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil)

Volker Stolz (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway)

Sérgio Campos (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil)

Marius Minea (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)


All questions about submissions should be sent to

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