Keynote Speaker

Keynote speaker 1 : Mr Fairul Rizal

Fairul Rizal is currently serving at MIMOS Berhad as a Test Engineering Manager, under the Product Quality and Reliability Engineering group. Previously, he worked at Motorola Multimedia, as a functional tester, before leaving for Satyam Global Solution as a Test Lead for Operation Maintenance Centre (OMC) products. His interest includes software engineering and in particular Software Testing. His involvement in the software industry over the past 10 years has shaped his views in determining and delivering faster and better quality software products

Title of Keynote: Agile and Agile Testing in the Industry


Without question, generally agile has transformed the software industry in a good way. In agile, getting the testing done is the job of everyone in the team. Yes, testers do execute test. Developers do too. Hence, what are the common key characteristics can be emulated the same in your team or organization in order to implement a successful agile team/organisation? We will go through if ?Agile & Agile testing? is the key of everything in getting the software at the highest quality and how this work in practice? Next, what are my observation as of now in term of 'Agile' & 'Agile testing' penetration in Malaysia itself. What do we do really well and what are areas for improvement?


Keynote speaker 2 : Assoc. Prof. Dr Wan Mohd Nasir Wan Kadir

Wan Mohd Nasir Wan Kadir is an Associate Professor in Software Engineering (SE) Dept., Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He received his BSc. from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, MSc. from UMIST, and Ph.D. in the field of Software Engineering from The University of Manchester. He has been an academic staff at SE Dept. for more than fifteen years. He was the Head of the SE Dept. from 2005 to 2009 and currently, he is the Deputy Dean (Development) of the Faculty of Computing. He is the Co-Editor-In-Chief of Int. Journal of Innovative Computing (IJIC) and Int. Journal of SE and Technology (IJSET). He is also the Chairman of the 2nd Malaysian SE Conference (MySEC?06), and a member of pro-tem committee of Malaysian SE Interest Group (MySEIG). He serves as a Program Committee member of ICSEA (2008-2010), APSEC (2008-2013), ICSOFT (2009&2010), ENASE (2009-2011), and MySEC (2006-2013). His research interest covers various SE knowledge areas based on the motivation to reduce the cost of development and maintenance as well as to improve the quality of large and complex software systems. His current research interests include adaptable software architecture, software evolution, service-oriented software engineering, model-driven development, software testing, and software measurement.

Title of Keynote: Issues and Challenges in Service-Oriented Software Engineering


A highly dynamic and flexible software is extremely needed to support the increasing complexity of business environment. Service-oriented software (SOS) is one of the widely accepted solutions in addressing this issue. SOS is developed by composing a set of loosely coupled reusable services, mostly from heterogeneous operating environment. However, the different nature of SOS, such as the dynamic discovery and binding of software services during runtime, and the large number of the available services and their combinations, introduces new challenges to the traditional software engineering approaches. This talk examines the issues and challenges related to service-oriented software engineering (SOSE). It starts with a brief introduction of SOS and followed by examining the current SOSE development and evaluation approaches. It highlights the research issues, challenges, and opportunities in terms of the capability of existing modeling and evaluation approaches in addressing important aspects of SOS such as engineering of services and their composition.