APSEC 2022
Tue 6 - Fri 9 December 2022

Established in 1993, the Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC) is a leading international forum on full-spectrum software engineering and technology, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. The main conference program consists of Technical Research Track 42 papers), Software Engineering in Practice Track (5), Early Research Achievement Track (14), Software Engineering Education Track(5) and posters(20). Topics of the Technical Research include the followings: Empirical Studies, Machine Learning, Model Checking, Migration and Visualization, Source Code Analysis, Smart Contract, Bug Report, Agile, Business process, and Human Aspects, Review and Natural Language Processing, Microservices and Web, Testing, Symbolic Execution.


Best Paper Award

  • “Diff Feature Matching Network in Refactoring Detection” Tan Liang, Christoph Bockisch (Philipps-Universität Marburg)

Best SEIP Paper Award

  • “RP2A: Rare Process-Pattern Analysis - Identifying Potential Problem Process-Patterns by Analyzing System Execution Data” Shinobu Saito (NTT), Kenji Takahashi (NTT Security), Yasuyuki Hamada (NTT Security Holidings), Jan Vermeulen (NTT Americas)

Best EDU Paper Award

  • “Virtual Reality for Software Engineering Presentations” Chaiyong Rakhitwetsagul, Morakot Choetkiertiku, Apirak Hoonlor, Mores Prachyabrued (Mahidol University)


  • Dec 7th: “Machine Learning Systems Engineering: Retrospective of Five-Year Activities in Japan” by Hiroshi Maruyama (Kao Corporation, Preferred Networks, Inc., and The University of Tokyo)
  • Dec 8th: “Improving Development of ML-Enabled Systems through Software Architecture” by Grace A. Lewis (Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute)
  • Dec 9th: “On the Search for Effective Metamorphic Relations: Overview, Challenges and Opportunities” by Shing-Chi Cheung (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

TUTORIAL on Dec 6th

“Process Mining for Software Engineers” by Wil van der Aalst (RWTH Aachen University & Celonis)

PANEL on Dec 7th

“Evolution and use cases of the Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK) in academia and industry” moderated by Hironori Washizaki (Waseda University / National Institute of Informatics / SYSTEM INFORMATION / eXmotion, Japan), with panelists: Juan Garbajosa (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain), Pankaj Kamthan (Concordia University, Canada), Kenneth E Nidiffer (George Mason University, USA), Steve Schwarm (Retired/Part-Time Synopsys - Black Duck Software, USA), Steve Tockey (Construx Software, USA)

WORKSHOPS on Dec 6th


The online registration is open now until 30 November 4 December (will close at Thu, 1 Dec 2022 00:00 Sun, 4 Dec 2022 23:59 JST). All participants are kindly asked to register as described on the website.


The Special Interesting Group on Software Engineering (SIGSE) of Information Processing of Japan (IPSJ) hosts the conference.


APSEC 2022 will have sponsorship packages available, providing sponsors with a choice of advertising exposure related to your financial commitment. And it is also a good opportunity to renew friendships and establish new working opportunities. See Sponsorship page for further information.