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Workshop Events


Context and Objectives

The VI Brazilian Conference on Software: Theory and Practice (CBSoft 2015) will be organized on September 21st to September 26th, 2015 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. CBSoft is one of the major software development conferences in Brazil, providing a forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, experiences and concerns in the field of software development.

For the 2015 edition, CBSoft will put together four Brazilian symposia, all of them very traditional in the software development field:

  • XXIX Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering (SBES)
  • XIX Brazilian Symposium on Programming Languages (SBLP)
  • XVIII Brazilian Symposium on Formal Methods (SBMF)
  • IX Brazilian Symposium on Software Components, Architectures and Reuse (SBCARS)

In addition, CBSoft program includes workshops related to these topics, providing a forum where academics and practitioners can exchange and discuss their experiences and ideas.

General Information

The definition of the workshops that will be part of CBSoft 2015 will be carried out by evaluation of the submitted proposals in response to this call. Workshop proposals will be evaluated considering:

  • Relevance and interest of subject matter;
  • Experience of the workshop chair;
  • Program Committee;
  • Evaluation of previous editions, if applicable.

Each workshop can be scheduled for a half-day (3 hours) or a full day (6 hours). The date when the workshops will be held has not been settled yet, but it will either be on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015, or Saturday, September 26th, 2015.

IMPORTANT: Workshop proceedings will be provided in electronic form only, and must be prepared by the workshop organizers together with the CBSoft organisation team. Please note the deadline for delivering the workshop papers to the CBSoft organizing committee.

Submission Instructions

All workshop proposals should be sent by email, in PDF format, to the chair workshop proposals: fabiom@dcc.ufrj.br.

The proposal must contain the following information:

  1. Name of the workshop;
  2. Duration (3 or 6 hours);
  3. Description of the main topic of the workshop, explaining its relevance;
  4. History of the workshop, including number of participants, number of submissions and acceptance rate;
  5. Workshop format, topics of interest, acceptance criteria, and presentation form;
  6. Invited speakers;
  7. Expected audience, including maximum number of participants;
  8. Program Committee;
  9. Support and required equipment from the local CBSoft organization;
  10. Name, contact information and curriculum of the workshop chair. If the coordinator is Brazilian, the CV can be a link to his or her Lattes CV. If the coordinator is not Brazilian, a brief CV must be included.

Important Dates

  • Submission deadline: March 27th, 2015 (extended).
  • Notification of acceptance: April 10th, 2015.
  • Delivery of camera-ready papers to organizing committee: July 31st, 2015.

Evaluation Committee

  • Christiano Braga (UFF)
  • Eduardo Santana de Almeida (UFBA)
  • Fabio Mascarenhas (UFRJ, chair)
  • Leonardo Gresta Paulino Murta (UFF)
  • Sérgio Queiroz de Medeiros (UFRN)
  • Uirá Kulesza (UFRN)


Questions should be directed to the chair for workshop proposals, Prof. Fabio Mascarenhas, through the e-mail fabiom@dcc.ufrj.br.

CBSoft Organizing Committee

  • Eduardo Figueiredo (UFMG)
  • Fernando Pereira (UFMG)
  • Maria Augusta (PUC-Minas)
  • Kécia Marques (Cefet-MG)