For those of you whose work in Ada has meant higher quality,
perhapys you wish to submit papers about your work to one
of the Quality conferences. In particular, those of you
have built a tool/product in Ada95 that is of higher quality,
performance, etc., because of the language; this would be good.
> Date: Thu, 19 Nov 1998 22:37:45 -0500
> From: Gerry de Koning <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Toronto SPIN - Call for Participation
> The Toronto Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN) invites you
> to submit a paper for presentation at the 44th annual ASQ Forum.
> The Toronto SPIN is organizing a software track at the ASQ Forum 99. The
> ASQ Forum is organized by our friends at the Toronto Section of the
> American Society for Quality.
> ASQ Forum 99 will be held on Monday, March 29, 1999. The theme is:
> Celebrating our diversity.
> The expanding scope of Quality
> Technical papers will be presented and published in the Forum proceedings.
> Papers may be based on research of interest to practitioners, or experience
> that contributes to the quality body of knowledge.
> Workshops may be submitted. Workshops that promote the active participation
> through problem solving, case studies or other interactive methods will be
> Important dates:
> Submission date: November 30, 1998
> Notification of selection date: December 31, 1998
> Full papers due for review date: January 18, 1998
> Final approved versions due: February 8, 1999
> Submission requirements
> Please submit your abstract and outlines to Rob Spence by e-mail to
> <[log in to unmask]>. Phone calls may be made to the Toronto
> SPIN at (416) 597-7611.
> Workshop and Paper abstracts should be 2-4 pages and should contain enough
> detail so the reviewer can estimate the Quality of the finished paper and
> determine the fit to our audience. Workshop abstracts should also include
> the method of presentation to be used.
> Submission Checklist
> Is it 2 - 4 pages? Yes / No
> Is it in ASCI II format? Yes / No
> Is an outline included? Yes / No
> Pick a submission type:
> __ Panel, __ Paper, __ Workshop, __ Other
> What is the intended audience?
> Is the topic practical or theoretical?
> Is your topic strictly intended to promote
> part of your business? Yes / No
> Each Abstract and outline should include the following:
> Title of the submission,
> primary contact
> e-mail address
> home phone number
> work phone number
> fax number
> other authors or contact names
> Author biography of 25 - 50 words.