Workshop Generative AI in Computer Science Education

06-May-2024

We are excited to announce the third workshop of the Generative AI in Computer Science Education working group. Date: Tuesday 28th May, 2024 Address: Studiecentrum Utrecht (Open Universiteit), Vondellaan 202, 3521 GZ Utrecht Free registration: Please send an e-mail to Ebrahim Rahimi (ebrahim.rahimi@ou.nl) by 23rd May (Thursday) if you would like to attend. For more information, please visit: https://www.cs.ru.nl/G.Alpar/documents/Workshop_3_GenAICSEdu ...

Call for papers: FCS workshop @ CSF’24

02-May-2024

The Workshop on Foundations of Computer Security (FCS), is co-located with CSF in Enschede, The Netherlands on July 8, 2024. FCS is a friendly, in-person 1-day workshop that brings together researchers interested in laying the foundations of secure systems. FCS welcomes papers on all topics related to the formal underpinnings of security and privacy, and their applications. The workshop has no formal proceedings: you are welcome to advertise work that appeared in other venues or submit your wo...

CWI Call for Research Semester Programs

01-May-2024

CWI invites colleagues from Dutch universities to jointly set up CWI Research Semester Programmes for the period 2025-2027. CWI can accommodate two more programmes in 2025, and up to four in both 2026 and 2027. A CWI Research Semester Programme consists of a coherent set of meetings and activities in which researchers come together to collaborate on important or emerging research topics over a longer period, typically for the duration of a semester. The format of a programme is flexible. It may,...

VERSEN working groups

07-Mar-2024

As you know the VERSEN community is organized in Working Groups. Some of them are temporary and some of them are permanent. They each have a specific goal and a manageable number of members that collaborate towards this goal. Recently the executive board has retired several dormant groups. Would you like to start a new working group on topic of shared interest? Please do not hesitate to contact us at info@versen.nl! VERSEN is something we build together. ...

VERSEN executive board is looking for new members!

07-Mar-2024

VERSEN is looking for the future leaders of our community to join the executive board! Are you an active software engineering researcher, not yet a full professor or a group leader, and interested in contributing to the organization of Dutch software engineering research? Please write a brief motivation letter and send it to a.serebrenik@tue.nl by April 8 2024. ...

CARES - the group for reporting violations of the VERSEN code of conduct

07-Mar-2024

For the last three years, VERSEN has established CARES: Committee to Aid REporting on discrimination, harassment, and related violations of the Code of Conduct. If a violation of the VERSEN Code of Conduct occurs, please report the incident to the CARES members. Further info are available here. ...

Professional education program in Twente: Digital Design & Architecture

07-Mar-2024

In May 2024, a new educational programm will start at the University of Twente. In the Digital Design & Architecture program, we will equip professionals at the government with new IT-skills. The programme is 60 ECs, spread over 2 years and consists of three iterations, each with in 3 interwoven themes: Architecture, Leadership and Domain Knowledge (eg ethics). The program is led by Prof. Marielle Stoelinga, from University of Twente. Several other institutes will contribute as well. Stoel...

PLMW@PLDI 2024: Call for Scholarship Applications

07-Mar-2024

The application for attending the Programming Language Mentoring Workshop (PLMW) @PLDI 2024 is open. The deadline is March 25th AOE for full consideration but we’ll continue on a rolling basis after that as long as we have funding. The application link is here. Please encourage undergraduates, MS students, and junior PhD students that you think could benefit from the workshop to apply. Below is more information about PLMW@PLDI 2024. PLMW aims to broaden the exposure of late-stage undergradu...

Programming Languages in the Netherlands: Call for Talk Proposals

07-Mar-2024

The 4th VERSEN Workshop on Programming Languages in The Netherlands After the successful launch of this new workshop series with PLNL’18, PLNL’19, and PLNL’23 (following the COVID hiatus), we are happy to invite you to give a presentation and participate at PLNL’24 in Groningen, colocated with DisCoTec. The purpose of PLNL is to bring together researchers in the area of programming languages in The Netherlands (and neighbouring countries ). The workshop targets programming language research in ...

Ivano Malavolta wins the Dutch Prize ICT Research

07-Mar-2024

Ivano Malavolta, Associate Professor in the Software and Sustainability research group at VU Amsterdam has been awarded the Dutch Prize for ICT. The jury selected his work out of nine other exceptional entries for his innovative progress in the “green robotics software” field. Malavolta managed to expand the scope of his research far beyond his field of expertise and demonstrated excellent leadership. Malavolta will receive his award along with €50,000 at a ceremony during ICT.OPEN2024, which w...