Call for Discussions

Danilo Beuche, pure-systems, Germany, Panel Chair

SPLC has always provided several formats for exchanging ideas and thoughts on product line engineering and related topics, not just paper presentations and workshops. SPLC provides a unique opportunity to participate in lively discussions among experts and novices, researchers and practitioners.

We call for your ideas on product line related topics and issues to be discussed in highly interactive formats such as panel discussions, goldfish bowls or maybe other ways. If you have an idea of a topic relevant for discussion in the community, let us know.


How and What to Submit

Please send a free format proposals including a title, an explanation of the topic including a short (!) justification why the topic is relevant and a list of potential participants in this format (e.g. a list of panelists for a panel discussion). If the format is not well known, please also provide a short description of how the information exchange is supposed to work. The time frame is usually 90 mins. It is expected that one of the submitters takes the responsibility to organize the event (with support from the panel chair).

Sent the description to The email should identify the contact for possible further inquiries.

Important Dates

Submission deadline April 30, 2011

Notification of acceptance Mai 30, 2011

Review and Evaluation Criteria

Submissions will be evaluated according to the relevance, originality and feasibility of the topic.