MadSESE June 2016|

First Madrilenian Seminar on Empirical Software Engineering

IMDEA Software, Madrid, Spain. June 7th 2016

Call for Participation

The First MadSESE research seminar aims to gather researchers and practitioners from Madrid and neighboring regions to meet and to share their interest in the field of empirical software engineering. The goal is to set up a network of interest on these topics in the future.

If you intend to publish in venues and journals such as TSE, JEMSE, ICSE, FSE, ICSME, ESEM, SANER or MSR, you are more than welcome to participate!

Prospective research groups active in the field are invited to submit an extended abstract (max. one A4 page) of a lightning talk on the research topics and interests (to be sent before June 1st to Based on these extended abstracts, the organization will construct an exciting program. The length of the lightning talks will be from 5 to 10 minutes, depending on the number of groups.

Attendance to MadSESE 2016 is free, but registration is required, as we plan to have lunch together. If you are interested in attending, please, send an e-mail to before June 1st.

Invited Speaker

For the first MadSESE, we are delighted to have the following renowned keynote speaker:

Sandro Morasca is a Professor of Computer Science at the Dipartimento di Scienze Teoriche e Applicate of the Università degli Studi dell'Insubria in Como and Varese, Italy.

He was an Associate and Assistant Professor at the Politecnico di Milano in Milano and Como, Italy, and a Faculty Research Assistant and later a Visiting Scientist at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Maryland at College Park.

Sandro Morasca has been actively carrying out research in Empirical Software Engineering, Software Quality, Software Verification, Open Source Software, Web Services, and Specification of Concurrent and Real-time Software Systems, and has published over 30 journal papers and over 80 conference papers.

Sandro Morasca has been involved in several national and international projects and has served on the PC of a number of international Software Engineering conferences.

Sandro photo


MadSESE will take place Tuesday, June 7th in the afternoon.

14:00 Lunch

15:30 Welcome and presentations

15:45 Keynote by Sandro Morasca

16:30 Break

17:00 Lightning talks by research groups

18:00 Discussion

19:00 Closing


The event will be hosted at the IMDEA Software in the Montegancedo Campus of the UPM on June 7th 2016 in the afternoon.

Directions for getting to the IMDEA Software Institute. See below a map with the location.

Organization & Sponsor

With the support of Bitergia

bitergia logo

Organizing Team

Alessandra Gorla

IMDEA Software Institute

Natalia Juristo

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Gregorio Robles

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

Daniel Rodríguez

Universidad de Alcalá de Henares