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ECSA 2020
Mon 14 - Fri 18 September 2020 L'Aquila, Italy

14th European Conference on Software Architecture

  • 14-18 September 2020
  • Virtual conference
  • Free of charge for students, 50€ for non-authors

Web: https://ecsa2020.disim.univaq.it/program/program-ecsa-2020

Twitter: @ECSACONF

In less than three weeks, come and join us virtually for the 14th European Conference on Software Architecture on 14-18 September 2020!

The European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA) is the premier European Software Architecture Conference, providing researchers, practitioners and educators with a platform to present and discuss the most recent, innovative and significant findings and experiences in the field of software architecture research and practice.

The program includes **61 presentations coming from 8 workshops, and the research/industry/doctoral symposium/gender diversity/tool demos/Journal First tracks.

The complete program is available at: https://ecsa2020.disim.univaq.it/program/program-ecsa-2020 As you may notice, there will be plenty of discussion, interaction opportunities, and social events, as well.


You will enjoy five top-level conference keynotes about different bleeding-edge topics:

  • Ivica Crnkovic, Chalmers University, Sweden. “AI Engineering –– New challenges in system and software architecting and managing lifecycle for AI-based systems” (Research

  • Diomidis Spinellis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece. “Fifty years of sustained progress: Form, forces, and lessons of Unix architectural evolution”

  • Michael Keeling, Software engineer and author of Design It! From Programmer to Software Architect. “Mighty Methods –– Four Essential Tools for Every Software Architect’s Silver Toolbox”. (Industry keynote)

  • Paola Inverardi, University of L’Aquila, Italy. “Gender equality plans: the whys and the whats” (Gender Diversity in SA keynote)

  • Radu Calinescu, University of York, United Kingdom. “Going the extra mile to publish your research in a top venue.” (Doctoral Symposium keynote)


The conference lineup features 8 workshops focusing on new trends in the area (14-15 September), some coming with their own keynote:

  • CSE/QUDOS Workshop: 5th Workshop on Continuous Software Engineering, and 6th International Workshop on Quality-Aware DevOps - http://2020.qudos-workshop.org https://cse2020.swc-rwth.de/
    Keynote: Nicole Forsgren (VP, Research & Strategy at GitHub) and Angie Jones (Senior Developer Advocate at Applitools), “Research vs Reality: Test Automation and DevOps as Key Enablers for High Performing Teams”.

  • 3rd International Workshop on moDeling, vErification and Testing of dEpendable CriTical systems (DETECT) - https://detect.ensma.fr/2020

  • Joint - IoT-ASAP, SASI4, CASA

    Keynote: Paolo Ceravolo (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy), “Handling Conflicting Requirements: a Primer”

  • Joint - MDE4SA, FAACS

    Keynote: Catia Trubiani (Gran Sasso Science Institute, Italy), “Performance Learning for Uncertainty of Software Systems” and Patrizio Pelliccione (University of L’Aquila, Italy, and Chalmers | University of Gothenburg, Sweden), “(Ab)using MDE for SA”.

  • 6th International Workshop on Automotive System/Software Architectures (WASA) - https://www.win.tue.nl/wasa2020/
    Keynote: Erik Coelingh (ZTWO Company and Chalmers University of Technology), “Autonomous driving for consumer vehicles - start small and grow fast”


The list of accepted conference papers is available at:

We look forward to welcoming you at the virtual conference!

Kind Regards,

Henry Muccini

ECSA 2020 General Chair

Web: https://ecsa2020.disim.univaq.it/attending/registrations

Twitter: @ECSACONF