Friday, 27 May 2016

Limerick gets Int. Software Conference

In competition from other international cities, Limerick is to host a prestigious top tier international conference from 1st - 3rd June 2016. The 20th International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE2016) has been organised by Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre and the University of Limerick (UL).

This is the first time the event has taken place in Ireland. Nanjing, China was the host last year.

In a boost to the local economy, 90 delegates from 22 countries, including Brazil, China, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Scandinavia and the US are expected to attend the conference which is sponsored by Lero, the University of Limerick, Fáilte Ireland and Crest.

“It’s a major coup for Limerick to attract this milestone 20thconference. EASE has become the world’s premier event in empirical and evidence-based software engineering,” commented Dr Sarah Beecham, senior research fellow at Lero, who is chairing the conference which is being hosted at UL.

Keynote speakers at EASE 2016 are Robert McCarthy, program director – Innovation, Business Development & Operations Ireland Software Labs at IBM and Prof. Brian Fitzgerald, chief scientist at Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre.

45 contributions from all over the world will be presented during the three-day event. Further information at: