Call for XP 2012 (The 13th International Conference on Agile Software Development)

Call for XP 2012 (The 13th International Conference on Agile Software Development)

From: Hubert Baumeister <>
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2011 21:33:39 +0100
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Call for Submissions to XP 2012 (

Submissions invited:
We invite the following contributions to the conference:
•	Research papers
•	Tutorials
•	Workshops
•	Talks (both 45 minute and 10 minute "lightning" varieties)
•	Demonstrations of agile programming techniques and non-commercial tools
•	Panel debates
•	Experience reports

All submitters except those submitting Research Papers should make a
preliminary submission before November 27 (mandatory). The
contributors of tutorials, workshops, talks, demonstrations, panels
and experience reports will receive feedback from the conference
reference groups, and are expected to provide final versions of their
submissions according to the schedule below. More information about
submitting your contribution can be found through the home page of the

Important dates:
•	November 27, 2011 – Preliminary submission deadline (except for
research papers)
•	January 3, 2012 – Final submission deadline (all types of contributions)
•	February 21, 2012 – Feedback to contributors
•	March 10 – Final versions due

Research paper submissions:
Research papers must be submitted through EasyChair:

An international program committee will review all submissions.

We are soliciting full and short research papers. Full papers are
limited to 15 pages and short papers 8 pages.  The goal of short
papers is to promote current work, research, practices, experiences,
and issues that are not at a sufficiently mature stage yet to be
submitted as full papers.  Formatting guidelines can be found through: Papers not following the
guidelines will be rejected. The XP2012 conference proceedings will be
published in Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing
(LNBIP). The best papers will be invited to submit an extended version
to a special section of the Journal of Information and Software

General information
The 13th International Conference on Agile Software Development,
XP2012, is a leading international conference on agile methods in
software and information systems development. XP2012 will be located
in Malmφ in the southern part of Sweden with easy access from
Copenhagen Airport in Denmark. The conference brings together both
industrial practitioners and researchers in the fields of information
systems and software development, and examines latest theory,
practical applications, and implications of agile methods. For more
information about XP 2012, please visit

Conference theme: Agile by Design – Deliberately going Agile in small
teams and large organizations, designing systems, workplaces and
organizations that enable agility.

Areas of interest
We are inviting high quality submissions related to agile software
development. This year΄s theme is “Agile by Design”. Topics of
particular interest in the conference include, but are not restricted
to, the following:
Agile/Lean by Design
•	Deliberate Agility
•	TDD by Design
The Agile Classics
•	Full XP - or not?
Agile Perspectives
•	Agile - Back to The Future?
•	Agile approaches that sustain innovation
•	Production is not development
Agile Challenges in Industry
•	Agile and architectural integrity
•	Agile platforms and product lines
•	Agile and third party suppliers.
•	Communicating through tests
Leadership/executive perspectives
•	Agile contracts – the context
•	Stronger customer relationships
•	Agile Culture - A competitive advantage

On behalf of the organizing committee and the research program
committee, I would like to welcome your submissions to XP 2012.

Claes Wohlin
Research Program Chair, XP 2012
Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden

Hubert Baumeister
Head of Section Software Engineering
Associate Professor
phone/skype: (+45)4525-3729 / hubert.baumeister
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