USC is proud to host

Software Architecture Challenges in the 21st Century

A workshop bringing together industry, researchers, and educators who are addressing the challenges related to making software development better match the ambitious requirements and fast pace of current projects


  • Grady Booch (via Second Life) on pushing the envelope in architecting software-intensive systems
  • Philippe Kruchten, drawing on his influential career as a software engineer, consultant, and educator
  • Pekka Abrahamsson on the intersection of software architectures and agile approaches

… and a full day of talks and panel discussions addressing both real-world challenges and emerging research solutions.


Co-sponsored by

ieee IEEE Software magazine, the authority on translating software theory into practice, featuring peer-reviewed articles and columns by real-world experts
csse The University of Southern California’s Center for Software and Systems Engineering, a research center with a national reputation for tackling the problems of building large-scale IT systems to solve complex problems
isr The University of California, Irvine’s Institute for Software Research, dedicated to fostering innovative basic and applied research in software and information technologies through partnerships with industry and government


And in partnership with

ieee The Technology Council of Southern California, the premier forum for the region's technology leaders, providing events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed.


Monday, June 8, 2009
9AM – 5PM
On the USC Campus



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