• Last call for synopsis submissions for collaborations latest by 25 November 2009. See collaboration for more details.
  • Last call for exhibitions for as low as RM600 for 2 exhibitors are still open until Wednesday, 25 Nov. 2009. For more details: Sponsorship & Exhibiton
  • To all APSEC 2009 delegates who travel by flight for the first time, check out http://www.klia.com.my/ for more info on Kuala Lumpur International Airport especially on transit info.
  • Attention to authors:
    Selected papers will require authors to submit extended version of their papers to appear in special sections for APSEC 2009 in Information and Software Technology, published by Elsevier. The results will be annnounced after APSEC 2009.
  • Transportation Schedule
    Date: 30 November 2009

    8.00 AM Bayview to USM (for those registered to join the co-located event at USM) 1 bus
    4.30 PM Bayview to USM (for all APSEC delegates to attend welcome reception/cocktail at USM) 1 bus
    10.30 PM USM to Bayview (for all APSEC delegates to return to Bayview after welcome reception/cocktail) 2 buses

  • The latest tentative programme for SEPoW2009 is available.
  • Research-Industry-Academia (RIA) Discussion/Networking.
  • Call for participants: check out the group package fee for both local and international participants. Download the brochure here.
  • The latest tentative programme is available. Go to 'Program Schedule'page.

Welcome to APSEC2009!

In academia, extensive research activities on software process can be seen happening, which encompass a range of topics that cover requirements, design, implementation, verification and validation, deployment and maintenance. However, often research endeavors lack the real practice experience. Real practice takes place in the industry where the theories are put into practice in actual settings. The only downside to this is the lack of incorporation of research output in software product development. For instance, a number of off-the-shelf systems lack robustness or have slow performance and they often miss out on the usability aspect of the system, mainly interaction and responsiveness. Synergizing academic research work and industry practice augers well for quality improvement in the software development industry which in turn, improves quality of life. This will definitely enhance the relationship and reduce the gap between academia and industry. This conference will be the platform for the academics, researchers and practitioners to discuss, amongst others, the role of institutions of higher learning in equipping the students with the right skills set for the industry, the ways we can realize theoretical research findings in actual context and the role of the industry in strengthening research activities and development. These efforts reflect the aim of synergizing research and practice towards improving quality of software.



Synergising Research and Practice towards Quality Software