Call For Participation
4th Annual International Software & Internet Quality Week

20-24 November 2000
Brussels, Belgium

Initiatives For The Future



QWE2000 is the fourth in the continuing series of International Software & Internet Quality Week/Europe Conferences that focus on advances in internet & software test technology, quality control processes, software system safety and risk management, WebSite performance and reliability, and improved software process.

QWE2000 papers are reviewed and selected by a distinguished International Advisory Board made up of industrial and academic experts from Europe and North America. The QWE2000 Conference is sponsored by SR/Institute, Inc.

The QWE2000 Conference Theme Initiatives For The Future focuses attention on the opportunities for improvement and advancement in the internet and client/server fields for the coming decades.

The mission of the QWE2000 Conference is to increase awareness of the importance of internet & software quality and the methods used to achieve it. QWE2000 seeks to promote internet & software quality by providing technological education and opportunities for information and exchange of experience within the software development and testing community.


QWE2000 is soliciting 45-minute and 90-minute presentations, full & half-day standard seminar/tutorial proposals, 90-minute mini-tutorial proposals, and proposals for participation in a panel and "hot topic" discussions on any area of internet & software testing and automation, including:

E-Commerce Quality Technology
CASE/CAST Technology
Client-Server Computing
GUI Test Technology
Integrated Environments
Automated Inspection Methods
Cost/Schedule Estimation
WebSite Capacity Checking
Real-World Experience
Reliability Studies
Risk Management
WebSite Quality and Reliability
Test Automation
Test Data Generation

Test Documentation Standards
Defect Tracking/Monitoring
Load Generation and Analysis
New and Novel Test Methods
Mature Software Processes
Object Oriented Testing
Process Assessment/Improvement
Productivity and Quality Issues
Real-Time Software
UML Based Requirements Analysis
Test Management Automation
Multi-Threaded Systems
Test Planning Methods
Test Policies and Standards
WebSite Testing


Abstracts and Proposals Due 30 June 2000
Notification of Participation 1 August 2000
Camera Ready Materials Due 22 September 2000


Accepted final papers should be limited to 10-20 pages, including Text, Slides and/or View Graphs (Transparencies). There is a strict size limit for the printed Conference Proceedings. The CD-ROM that will accompany the printed Conference Proceedings has relaxed limits.


Abstracts and session proposals should be 1-2 pages long, and should provide enough detail to give the QWE2000 International Advisory Board an understanding of the final paper/presentation.

Please include with your submission:
  • The paper title, complete postal mailing and e-mail address(es), and telephone and FAX number(s) of each author.
  • The primary author --who will present the paper-- should be named first, if there are multiple authors.
  • Three keywords or key phrases that describe the paper.
  • A brief biographical sketch of each author.
  • One photo [of the primary author].

Please indicate if your target audience for your paper/presentation is:

  • Application Oriented
  • Management Oriented
  • Technical or Technology Related
  • Internet Orientd
Also, please indicate if the basis of your paper/presentation is:
  • Work Experience
  • Opinions/Perspectives
  • Academic Research

You can complete your submission in a number of ways:

For Exhibits and Vendor Registration for the QWE2000 Conference, please call or FAX or Email your request to the attention of the QWE2000 Exhibits Manager. You should contact the QWE2000 team as early as possible because exhibit space is strictly limited.