||James Rumbaugh is one of the leading
software development methodologists in the world. Dr. Rumbaugh, a
Distinguished Engineer with IBM, co-developed the Unified Modeling
Language (UML), the industry standard modeling language adopted by
the Object Management Group (OMG) in 1997. He is co-author of
several books, including Object-Oriented Modeling and Design and
The UML Reference Manual.
||Bran Selic has over 30 years of experience in
the software industry, Mr. Selic has contributed extensively to the
definition of Model Driven Development (MDD) methods and tools. He
co-founded ObjecTime Limited, a company that developed advanced MDD
tools for the telecommunications, manufacturing, and aerospace
industries. ObjecTime was acquired by Rational Software in 2000 and
its products became an integral part of the Rational modeling tools
suites. He is a co-author of Real-Time Object-Oriented Modeling
and several other books.
Other speakers this year include David Hussman of SGF,
Jim Pichler of
Digital River, Mike Calvo of Citronella Software,
Don Monk of General Mills, Nate
Schutta of PTC, and
Scott Costello of Unisys. See the
symposium program for details.
is the first in an annual series of winter
symposia on best practices in software engineering and
development, organized by the
University of Minnesota Software
Engineering Center. Each year, we will choose a theme, and present
a full day
of stimulating talks, workshops, tutorials, and other activities. We
will do our best to make it practical, relevant, free of hype, and
This year's theme is Enterprise Architecture and Development.
- Friday, January 13th 2006,
8:30–17:00. Registration and continental breakfast starts at 8:00.
- University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Campus,
- The cost for the full day is $70. This includes parking (if you
register early), continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and conference
- Park in the Washington Avenue Ramp. Parking is
free if you register by 9 January.
Radisson University Hotel is a block away.
If you have suggestions for themes, speakers, or
activities for future symposia, please contact UMSEC Director