Code Freeze 2008

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In one action packed day, the Code Freeze 2008 Software Symposium will touch on many facets of innovation. We will discuss business innovations for four hours in the morning and technology innovations for four hours in the afternoon. Topics will range from how to rethink or change your business to a myriad of ways you can use cool new technologies to improve your software production.

The event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the University of Minnesota's McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St. SE. The registration deadline is Friday, Jan. 11. The symposium is presented by the University of Minnesota Software Engineering Center (UMSEC).

Cost for the full day is $90 for the general public and $75 for alumni of University of Minnesota's Computer Science and Software Engineering programs. We hope to see you there!

Events Schedule

Morning 8:30 - 12:15
Welcome 8:30 - 8:45
First Speaker 8:45 - 9:45 Mark Striebeck: Google - Innovation as a business strategy
Break 9:45 - 10:15
Second Speaker 10:15 - 11:00 Jamie Thingelstad: Ending legacy code in our lifetime (slides)
Third Speaker 11:00 - 11:45 Jon W. Spence and Dr. Nelson H. Soken: Leading Innovation and Change (slides)
Panel 11:45 - 12:15
Lunch 12:15 - 1:30
Afternoon 1:30 - 5:30
First Speaker 1:30-2:30 Stuart Halloway: Ending legacy code in our lifetime (slides)
Break 3:15-3:45
Second Speaker 3:45 - 4:00 Nate Schutta: Client Side Innovations (slides)
Third Speaker 4:00 - 4:45 David Hussman: Regression Deficit: The Danger of Waiting to Test (slides)
Panel 4:45 - 5:15
Closing 5:15 - 5:30