version 1.00, updated on 16.08.2004
Note the starting time on the first day and the possibility for breakfast already at 7 am !.
|7:00||Registration & Continental Breakfast|
||Opening, Barry Boehm and Jyrki Kontio
Meeting objectives and agenda
|8:20||New participant introductions, Dieter Rombach
Brief introduction of observer guests and candidate members
|8:45||Guidelines for empirical research, chaired by
Do we need guidelines (or even standards) for designing empirical studies and presenting the results of such studies? What should these standards/guidelines contain, how should they be created and deployed?
|13:30||Empirical theory, presented by Dag Sjøberg,
Claes Wohlin and Audris Mockus
What should theories in empirical software engineering be like and how do we develop and validate them?
|17:00||Buses to depart for Santa Monica for dinner
An excursion to the landmark Santa Monica pier and promenade area, including buffet dinner at the Asian-themed Monsoon restaurant and plenty of time to explore, shop, ride the Ferris Wheel and otherwise play (see http://www.santamonica.com; we'll provide a brochure with maps at registration). Bus leaves at 5pm sharp and returns 10pm sharp. If you miss the bus or want to stay later, the taxi fare back to the Crowne Plaza is around $35.
|8:00||Registration & Continental Breakfast|
|9:00||Value of empirical research, chaired by Barry
How to assess the value of empirical research results, how to communicate this to industry and to the scientific community?
|11:15||Parallel working groups (tentative):
These parallel working groups will address specific issues identified during the earlier sessions in the meeting, producing templates and outlines for solutions that will be elaborated and detailed after the ISERN meeting.
|14:00||Working group summaries|
|16:00||Planning for ISERN'05 / open issues|
Mexican dinner and entertainment on the Redondo Pier, a short quarter-mile walk south of the hotel. Starts at 6pm; browse the pier area as long as you want after dinner.