All events will be in the lobby and Methodist Presentation Theatre in the first floor of the Fedex Institute of Technology (FIT).

FIT is located on The University of Memphis campus. Directions to FIT can be found here. Directions to The University of Memphis campus, including a campus map, can be found here.

Sunday, May 6

Time Author's Reception - Sponsored by Cisco
6:00 - 8:00 PMRegistration Desk Open
Dinner at Boscos - Sponsored by Cisco

We meet at FIT and then drive to Boscos.
Directions to Boscos from The University of Memphis can be found here.

Monday, May 7

TimePresentation Title and Speaker
7:30 Registration Desk Open
8:30 - 9:00Opening Session

General Chair - Dr. Sajjan Shiva
VP IT, Fedex - Dave Miller
Chairman Fedex Institute of Technology - Dr. Doug Hurley
9:00-10:00Invited Talk - Dr. Alan R. Hevner,
Professor, University of South Florida
Citigroup/Hidden River Chair of Distributed Technology Information Systems and Decision Sciences
College of Business Administration, University of South Florida

Transforming Software Testing with Function Extraction

10:00 - 10:05 Program Chair - Dr. Vasile Rus
10:05 - 10:25Coffee Break and Visit Vendor Booths
Session 1 - Chair: Darko Marinov

Tools and Frameworks for Software Testing
10:25 - 10:40 A Tool for Risk-Based Testing - Linda Sherrell, Sarah Bowen, and Hima Puppala [PPT]
10:40 - 10:55 A General Framework for Information Processing with Application to Quantitative Software Testing - Vasile Rus and Sajjan Shiva [PPT]
10:55 - 11:10 Hercules: An Environment for Large-Scale Enterprise Infrastructure Testing - Lan Wang, Charles Ellis, Wei Yin, Dung Dinh Luong [PPT - NA]
11:10 - 11:25 Fault Injection: A Method for Validating Fault-Tolerant System - Salahuddin Mohammad Masum, Bhanu Chander Reddy Vanteru, Mohammed Yeasin [PPT]
11:25 - 11:40 Automated Unit Testing with AgitarOne - Eamon McCormick [PPT]
11:40 - 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 - 2:30 Panel 1 - Major Challenges in Systems/Software Testing
Panelists: Dr. Alan Hevner - Chair, Joel Tracy, Jon Liperi, Regan Poston, Santosh Iyer
2:30 - 2:50 Coffee Break and Visit Vendor Booths
Session 2 - Chair: Linda Sherrell

Software Testing Management and Software Testing Tools
2:50 - 3:05 A Framework for Aligning Testing and Development - Colin Onita and Jasbir Dhaliwal [PPT]
3:05 - 3:20 Generating Test Inputs for Fault-Tree Analyzers using Imperative Predicates - Sasa Misailovic, Aleksandar Milicevic, Sarfraz Khurshid and Darko Marinov [PPT]
3:20 - 4:30 Coffee Break and Visit Vendor Booths
Session 3 - Chair: Mark Gillenson

Knowledge Management in Software Testing
4:30 - 4:45 The Division Of Knowledge: Knowledge Transfer Practices in Outsourcing - Thomas F. Stafford, Mark Gillenson, Sandra Richardson [PPT]
4:45 - 5:00 Applying Knowledge Management Approach for Software Testing - Ted Lee [PPT]
5:00 - 5:15 Can Employees' Personality and Cultural Characteristics Be Used to Predict their Best Fit With Software Testing Job Tasks? - Judith C. Simon, Judith C. Brown, Charles J. Campbell, and Sandra Richardson [PPT]
5:15 - 5:30 Knowledge Partitioning and Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms in Software Testing: An Empirical Investigation - Radhika Jain and Sandra Richardson [PPT]
BANQUET at Fogelman Conference Center (FEC)
Starting @ 6:30PM
Cash Bar Opens in FEC @ 5:30PM
CAS Dean - Dr. Henry Kurtz
Fogelman CBE Dean - Dr. John Pepin
Keynote Speaker: VP IT, Fedex - Dave Miller

Tuesday, May 8

TimePresentation Title and Speaker
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30Certificate Ceremony

Director, Systems Testing Excellence Program - Dr. Jasbir Dhaliwal
VP IT, Fedex - Dave Miller
President of The Univ. of Memphis - Dr. Shirley Raines
9:30 - 10:30Invited Talk - Dr. Bill Scherlis
Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Director, Institute for Software Research
Carnegie Mellon University

Prospects for Artifact-Based Software Assurance

10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break and Visit Vendor Booths
Session 4 - Chair: Ted Lee

Management Techniques in Software Testing
11:00 - 11:15 The CollegeCareerCorps Model - Laurie Craig, Kevin Avent, Jeff Brittain [PPT]
11:15 - 11:30 Managing Offshore Outsourcing of Software Testing - Robin S. Poston, Judith C. Simon, Radhika Jain [PPT]
11:30 - 11:45 Importance of Test Automation in System Testing - Sudheer Mamadapur [PPT]
11:45 - 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 - 2:30 Panel 2 - Global Software Development and Testing
Panelists: Dr. Bill Scherlis - Chair, Ken Brame, Jeff Brittain, Dr. Bart Dahmer, Dr. Sajjan Shiva
2:30 - 2:50 Coffee Break and Visit Vendor Booths
Session 5 - Chair: Judy Simon

Software Testing Management Models and Software Tools
2:50 - 3:05 Interpersonal Conflict between Developers and Testers in Software Development - Xihui Zhang, Jasbir Dhaliwal, and Mark Gillenson [PPT]
3:05 - 3:20 Generalization of MOPS for Software Testing using Finite State Machine - Mohammad S. Sorower, Mohammad F. Ahmed, Mohammed Yeasin [PPT]
3:20 - 3:35 Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Testing - Khais Khan, Satheesh Kumar, and Prabahakran Sundaram [PPT]
3:35 - 4:00 Coffee Break and Visit Vendor Booths
Session 6 - Chair: Robin Poston

Testing Oriented Software Processes
4:00 - 4:15 Testing in the Early Phases of the Software Development Life Cycle - Sarah B. Lee, Linda B. Sherrell, Hima Puppala, Sajjan Shiva [PPT - NA]
4:15 - 4:30 Engaging Testers Early and Throughout the SDLC - Mark L. Gillenson, Xihui (Paul) Zhang, Sandra Richardson [PPT]
4:30 - 4:45 Development of Decision Models for Best Use of Software Testing Resources - Charles J. Campbell, Judith C. Simon, and Ronald B. Wilkes [PPT]
Closing Remarks - Dr. Sajjan Shiva, General Chair