Doctoral Symposium

21st July, 2014
University of York
York, UK

Sponsored by IBM UK


STAF Doctoral Symposium

The STAF Doctoral Symposium is aimed at providing mentoring and feedback to PhD students working in the areas covered by Software Technologies: Applications and Foundations 2014.

Areas of interest include:

and in general any topic of interest for the conferences that will take place within STAF 2014, namely:

Presentations for the Doctoral Symposium will be selected by the Program Committee according to originality, significance, and general interest, on the basis of an extended abstract.

Speakers will be asked to give a short presentation, followed by discussion and feedback. There will also be ample time for informal discussion during the day. Our aim is to stimulate discussion and help PhD students refine their work.

Important Dates

Submission Process

We solicit two kinds of abstract:

The first author of a submitted abstract should be a PhD student as of 7th June (i.e. should not have submitted a thesis). Other authors, eg. supervisors, are allowed.

Each abstract should consist of 4-6 pages, including references / appendices formatted in LNCS style. Abstracts should be marked as 'early' or 'late' when submitted.

Abstracts can be submitted via Easychair through the following link: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=stafds2014

Accepted abstracts will be made available in PDF format to symposium participants, and in softbound format at the symposium itself.

Organising Committee