FOSE The Future of Software Engineering Symposium
22-23 November 2010, ETH Zurich


The Future of Software Engineering (FOSE) Symposium focuses on defining the achievements of software engineering in the past decades and showcasing visions for the future.

The symposium features invited talks and panel discussions involving some of the most prominent researchers and technologists who have shaped the field. The list of speakers includes:

  • Barry Boehm
  • Manfred Broy
  • Patrick Cousot
  • Erich Gamma
  • Yuri Gurevich
  • Michael A. Jackson
  • Rustan Leino
  • Bertrand Meyer
  • David Lorge Parnas
  • Dieter Rombach
  • Joseph Sifakis
  • Niklaus Wirth
  • Pamela Zave
  • Andreas Zeller

The invited talks will cover a broad range of topics, determined by the views of the individual speakers on what constitutes the most important issues facing software development. They will include both research- and technology-oriented talks.

Location and Dates

The symposium will be held as a two-day event at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, on the following dates:

  • 22-23 November 2010

To register for the event, please go to the registration page.

The special event "Eiffel at 25" on 24 November 2010, devoted to an examination of the contributions of Eiffel 25 years after the design of its original version, can be registered for separately or in combination with FOSE.