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ISSTA 2020
Sat 18 - Wed 22 July 2020

The ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis is the leading research symposium on software testing and analysis, bringing together academics, industrial researchers, and practitioners to exchange new ideas, problems, and experience on how to analyze and test software systems. ISSTA 2020 will be held on July 18-22, 2020.

05/19/2020 update: Due to the COVID-19 situation, ISSTA 2020 will no longer held in person in Los Angeles. Instead, we are organizing a virtual conference.

The list of accepted papers for the technical track is available at: https://conf.researchr.org/track/issta-2020/issta-2020-papers#event-overview

The tentative schedule for the virtual events is available at: https://conf.researchr.org/attending/issta-2020/program

Attending ISSTA 2020 Virtually (Please Read)

Registered attendees for ISSTA 2020 will be invited to join the ISSTA 2020 Slack Workspace shortly before the conference begins. We will use Slack as a home-base for discussion and Q&A. From Slack, registered attendees will also find the link to join the ISSTA 2020 Zoom Meeting. Joining the Zoom meeting will let you watch talks and interact with speakers.

All sessions (except for the doctoral symposium) will also be simulcast on YouTube for the general public (and anyone who did not pre-register for ISSTA) to watch. Each ISSTA session has its own YouTube link; please find the YouTube stream for each session listed immediately under the session in the conference program. There is a 10-30 second delay between Zoom and YouTube, so we strongly encourage all presenters and registered attendees to join the Zoom call directly, rather than watching on YouTube.

Proceedings are now available:
ISSTA: https://doi.org/10.1145/3395363
TAV-CPA/IoT: https://doi.org/10.1145/3402842


We are happy to announce that the Distinguished Artifact Award has been awarded to:

  • Data Loss Detector: Automatically Revealing Data Loss Bugs in Android Apps, by Oliviero Riganelli, Simone Paolo Mottadelli, Claudio Rota, Daniela Micucci, Leonardo Mariani
  • Discovering Discrepancies in Numerical Libraries, by Jackson Vanover, Xuan Deng, Cindy Rubio-Gonz├ílez
  • Feasible and Stressful Trajectory Generation for Mobile Robots, by Carl Hildebrandt, Sebastian Elbaum, Nicola Bezzo, Matthew Dwyer

We are happy to announce that Prof. Barbara Liskov (MIT) will be a Keynote speaker at ISSTA 2020.

Prof. Liskov is one of the first women to receive a doctorate in computer science in the United States. She is a winner of the 2008 Turing Award for her work on “programming language and system design”, especially related to data abstraction, fault tolerance, and distributed computing.


We are happy to announce that the ISSTA 2010 paper entitled Mutation-driven generation of unit tests and oracles by Gordon Fraser and Andreas Zeller has been awarded the ISSTA 2020 Impact Paper Award.


We are happy to announce that the ISSTA 1994 paper entitled Selecting tests and identifying test coverage requirements for modified software by Gregg Rothermel and Mary Jean Harrold has been awarded the ISSTA 2020 Retrospective Impact Paper Award.