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ICSE 2021
Mon 17 May - Sat 5 June 2021

Cultural and sports events at ICSE have been part of our traditions to build and consolidate our community as well as to get into the culture of the organizing country. Although the physical event that would give you the chance to enjoy Spanish food, music, dance, and more will have to wait for better times, we have made a big effort to keep up some of our traditions, even though the virtual context is not always helpful in this respect.

We have organized the usual ICSE run, albeit adapted to the virtual environment. Click here.

We will be offering tidbits of Spanish culture.

On Tuesday, May 25th (first day of the main conference) at 16:15 CEST you will have the opportunity of enjoying a live guitar micro concert (20 minutes) broadcasted by a colleague from the SE group at the Caceres University from the monumental ancient city of Caceres. Read here what the Financial Times has said about Cáceres as a travel discovery of 2020 (https://www.ft.com/content/9d2a82bc-d91f-427e-b99b-eaadd1ddb96e).

On Thursday, May 27th at 16:05 (CEST a colleague from the ICSE Organising Committee will broadcast live a 20 minutes walk to show you one of the tourist landmarks in Madrid: Plaza de Oriente (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plaza_de_Oriente).

Finally, we have the crown jewel, an online Flamenco class and party that will immerse you in the cultural experience of flamenco. Read here to start preparing yourself for clapping and castanets (https://www.ishowusevilla.com/en). We will have this event twice so all time zones can enjoy it: on Wednesday, May 26th (12:20 CEST) and on Friday 28th (20:30 CEST). Although the events will be different, so attend both if you can!

Do not miss any of the social events!

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Conference Day
Wed 19 May

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23:00 - 23:30
23:00
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Joanne M. Atlee
Social and Networking
Joanne M. AtleeUniversity of Waterloo

Conference Day
Fri 21 May

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15:00 - 15:30
15:00
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Alexander Serebrenik
Social and Networking
Alexander SerebrenikEindhoven University of Technology

Conference Day
Tue 25 May

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11:30 - 12:00
Meet your peersSocial and Networking at Networking Shuffle Room

In this series of speed networking events, ICSE participants can meet their (more) senior colleagues working on similar aspects of software engineering research.

11:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Human aspects
Social and Networking

11:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: AI and software engineering (AI for SE, SE for AI)
Social and Networking

11:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Testing
Social and Networking

11:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Program analysis
Social and Networking

11:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Open (any topic)
Social and Networking

11:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Software evolution and maintenance
Social and Networking

11:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Requirements, design, modeling
Social and Networking

14:45 - 15:15
Gather.townSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 1 +12h
Chair(s): Fabiano PecorelliUniversity of Salerno, Davide FucciBlekinge Institute of Technology, Carolin BrandtDelft University of Technology
Go directly to this room on Clowdr
14:45
30m
Other
Introduction to Gather.town
Social and Networking

Media Attached
14:45 - 15:15
14:45
30m
Panel
COST Action Network on Gender Balance
Social and Networking
Barbora BuhnovaMasaryk University, Letizia JaccheriNorwegian University of Science and Technology
Media Attached
14:45 - 15:15
19:00 - 19:30
Community Speed NetworkingSocial and Networking at Networking Shuffle Room
19:00
30m
Meeting
Speed networking: Hablamos español
Social and Networking

19:00 - 19:30
19:00
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Women in Software Engineering Research
Social and Networking

19:00
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Μιλάμε ελληνικά
Social and Networking
Eleni ConstantinouEindhoven University of Technology
19:00
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Falamos português!
Social and Networking
Igor SteinmacherFederal University of Technology - Paraná / Northern Arizona University
19:00
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: On parle français
Social and Networking
Fabio PetrilloUniversité du Québec à Chicoutimi, Canada
19:00
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Parliamo italiano
Social and Networking
Valentina LenarduzziLUT University
19:00
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Blacks in Software Engineering
Social and Networking

19:00 - 19:30
ICSE is runningCulture and Sports at Networking and Culture Room 3 +12h
Chair(s): Luís CruzDeflt University of Technology, Ayushi RastogiUniversity of Groningen, The Netherlands
19:00
30m
Social Event
ICSE is running (part 1)
Culture and Sports

Media Attached
23:30 - 00:00
Meet your peersSocial and Networking at Networking Shuffle Room

In this series of speed networking events, ICSE participants can meet their (more) senior colleagues working on similar aspects of software engineering research. Join and select one of the speed networking events

23:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Software evolution and maintenance
Social and Networking

23:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Open (any topic)
Social and Networking

23:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: AI and software engineering (AI for SE, SE for AI)
Social and Networking

23:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Testing
Social and Networking

23:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Requirements, design, modeling
Social and Networking

23:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Program analysis
Social and Networking

23:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Human aspects
Social and Networking

Conference Day
Wed 26 May

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07:00 - 07:30
07:00
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Women in Software Engineering Research
Social and Networking

07:00
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Hablamos español
Social and Networking
José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
07:00 - 07:30
07:00
30m
Social Event
ICSE is running (part 1)
Culture and Sports

Media Attached
10:45 - 11:15
10:45
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Women in Software Engineering Research
Social and Networking

10:45
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Hablamos español
Social and Networking
José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
10:45 - 11:15
Mentoring circleSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 2
Chair(s): Abhik RoychoudhuryNational University of Singapore
10:45
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Abhik Roychoudhury
Social and Networking
Abhik RoychoudhuryNational University of Singapore
10:45 - 11:15
15:30 - 16:00
15:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Postdoctoral researchers
Social and Networking

15:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: PhD students
Social and Networking

15:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Faculty
Social and Networking

15:30 - 16:00
Bookable EventSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 1
Chair(s): María José EscalonaUniversity of Seville
Go directly to this room on Clowdr



The winner of the AST 2021 Industrial Competition was the paper entitled:

Model-based Automation of Test Scripts Generation Across Product Variants: a Railway Perspective

presented by Alessio Bucaioni and co-authored with Fabio Di Silvestro, Inderjeet Singh, Mehrdad Saadatmand, Henry Muccini and Thorvaldur Jochumsson.

The jury selected this paper mainly due to the potential of this research to be transferred to industry, especially in the context of Industry 4.0. We want to thank the participation of the authors and the jury which was composed by Dr. Laura García-Borgoñon from ITAInnova, Nicolás Sánchez from G7 Innovation and Dr. Gustavo Aragón from Deloitte.

15:30
30m
Panel
AST Industrial Competition
Social and Networking
Alessio BucaioniMälardalen University, Aitor ArrietaUniversity of Mondragon, Daniel Vince, Ali SedaghatbafRISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Stefan KarlssonABB AB, Mälardalen University, Chidera BiringaUniversity of Massachusetts
15:30 - 16:00
Mentoring circleSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 2
Chair(s): Jonathan BellNortheastern University
15:30
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Jonathan Bell
Social and Networking
Jonathan BellNortheastern University
18:15 - 18:45
18:15
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Blacks in Software Engineering
Social and Networking

18:15
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Hablamos español
Social and Networking
José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
18:15
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Women in Software Engineering Research
Social and Networking

18:15 - 18:45
Bookable EventSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 3 +12h
Chair(s): Antonio MartiniUniversity of Oslo, Norway
18:15
30m
Panel
You might be studying technical debt and not know it
Social and Networking
Carolyn SeamanUniversity of Maryland Baltimore County, Ipek OzkayaCarnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, Eoin WoodsEndava
Media Attached
22:45 - 23:15
22:45
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Hablamos español
Social and Networking
José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
22:45
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Women in Software Engineering Research
Social and Networking

22:45 - 23:15
22:45
30m
Panel
COST Action Network on Gender Balance
Social and Networking
Barbora BuhnovaMasaryk University, Letizia JaccheriNorwegian University of Science and Technology
Media Attached

Conference Day
Thu 27 May

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03:30 - 04:00
Meet your peersSocial and Networking at Networking Shuffle Room

In this series of speed networking events, ICSE participants can meet their academic peers. Join and select one of the speed networking events. Please note that CLOWDR calls the speed networking events “shuffle spaces”.

03:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Postdoctoral researchers
Social and Networking

03:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: Faculty
Social and Networking

03:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: PhD students
Social and Networking

03:30 - 04:00
Mentoring circleSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 2
Chair(s): Gail MurphyUniversity of British Columbia
03:30
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Gail Murphy
Social and Networking
Gail MurphyUniversity of British Columbia
06:15 - 06:45
06:15
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Women in Software Engineering Research
Social and Networking

06:15
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Hablamos español
Social and Networking
José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
06:15 - 06:45
Mentoring circleSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 2
Chair(s): Tao XiePeking University
06:15
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Tao Xie
Social and Networking
Tao XiePeking University
06:15 - 06:45
06:15
30m
Panel
You might be studying technical debt and not know it
Social and Networking
Carolyn SeamanUniversity of Maryland Baltimore County, Ipek OzkayaCarnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, Eoin WoodsEndava
Media Attached
11:00 - 11:45
Take a Coffee with the ICSE 2021 PC co-ChairsSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 1
Chair(s): Arie van DeursenDelft University of Technology, Netherlands, Tao XiePeking University
11:00
45m
Social Event
Take a Coffee with ICSE2021 PC co-Chairs
Social and Networking

14:30 - 15:00
14:30
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Hablamos español
Social and Networking
José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
14:30
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Women in Software Engineering Research
Social and Networking

14:30 - 15:00
Mentoring circleSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 2
Chair(s): Patricia LagoVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
14:30
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Patricia Lago
Social and Networking
Patricia LagoVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
14:30 - 15:00
Bookable EventSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 3
Chair(s): Paris AvgeriouUniversity of Groningen, The Netherlands
14:30
30m
Other
Europe Needs Strong Software Research
Social and Networking
Alexander SerebrenikEindhoven University of Technology, Jurgen VinjuCWI, Netherlands, Marieke HuismanUniversity of Twente
16:05 - 16:25
Virtual Trip to MadridCulture and Sports at Networking and Culture Room 1 +12h
Chair(s): Gregorio RoblesUniversidad Rey Juan Carlos, Sira VegasUniversidad Politecnica de Madrid, David C. ShepherdVirginia Commonwealth University
Go directly to this room on Clowdr
16:05
20m
Social Event
Virtual trip to Madrid and Interactive Activity
Culture and Sports

Media Attached
18:45 - 19:15
18:45
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Women in Software Engineering Research
Social and Networking

18:45
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Hablamos español
Social and Networking
José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
18:45 - 19:15
Mentoring circleSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 2
Chair(s): Thomas ZimmermannMicrosoft Research
18:45
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Thomas Zimmermann
Social and Networking
Thomas ZimmermannMicrosoft Research
18:45 - 19:15
LGBTIQ Community MeetingsSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 3
Chair(s): Andrew BegelMicrosoft Research

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersexual, and Questioning (LGBTIQ) researchers and practitioners primarily come to software engineering conferences to discuss technical aspects of their work with the research community. But we are people, too, whose rights and safety are sometimes affected by the political climate. At this year’s group meeting, LBGTIQ researchers, practitioners, and friends are invited to speak together to build community. We will also discuss how we fit in with our academic, industry, and governmental institutions, the current political climate around the world, and what we can do to help make all software engineering conferences and workshops to be safe and welcoming spaces for LBGTIQ members of the Software Engineering research community.

18:45
30m
Meeting
LGBTIQ+ Group Meeting
Social and Networking

20:15 - 20:45
Community Speed NetworkingSocial and Networking at Networking Shuffle Room
20:15
30m
Meeting
Blacks in Software Engineering: Speed Networking
Social and Networking

20:15
30m
Meeting
Women in Software Engineering Speed Networking
Social and Networking

20:15
30m
Meeting
LGBTIQ+ Speed Networking
Social and Networking
Andrew BegelMicrosoft Research
20:15 - 20:45

Conference Day
Fri 28 May

Displayed time zone: Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna change

02:30 - 03:00
02:30
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Hablamos español
Social and Networking
José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
02:30
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Women in Software Engineering Research
Social and Networking

06:45 - 07:15
06:45
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Women in Software Engineering Research
Social and Networking

06:45
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Hablamos español
Social and Networking
José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
06:45 - 07:15
Mentoring circleSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 2
Chair(s): Julia RubinUniversity of British Columbia, Canada
06:45
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Julia Rubin
Social and Networking
Julia RubinUniversity of British Columbia, Canada
10:55 - 11:25
Take a Coffee with the ICSE 2021 Open Science ChairSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 1
Chair(s): Daniel GraziotinUniversity of Stuttgart
10:55
30m
Social Event
Take a Coffee with ICSE2021 Open Science Chair
Social and Networking

10:55 - 11:25
Mentoring circleSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 2
Chair(s): Lars GrunskeHumboldt University of Berlin
10:55
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Lars Grunske
Social and Networking
Lars GrunskeHumboldt University of Berlin
12:30 - 13:00
12:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: We love other pets
Social and Networking

12:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: No pets
Social and Networking

12:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: We love dogs
Social and Networking

12:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: We love cats
Social and Networking

12:30 - 13:00
ICSE is runningCulture and Sports at Networking and Culture Room 3 +12h
Chair(s): Ayushi RastogiUniversity of Groningen, The Netherlands, Luís CruzDeflt University of Technology
Go directly to this room on Clowdr

Fun at #ICSE21isrunning

12:30
30m
Social Event
ICSE is running (part 2)
Culture and Sports

Media Attached
14:30 - 15:00
14:30
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Women in Software Engineering Research
Social and Networking

14:30
30m
Meeting
Coffee Chat: Hablamos español
Social and Networking
José Miguel RojasUniversity of Leicester, UK
14:30 - 15:00
Mentoring circleSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 2
Chair(s): Diomidis SpinellisAthens University of Economics and Business & TU Delft
14:30
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Diomidis Spinellis
Social and Networking
Diomidis SpinellisAthens University of Economics and Business & TU Delft
16:05 - 16:35
Take a Coffee with the ICSE 2022 PC co-ChairsSocial and Networking at Networking and Culture Room 1
Chair(s): Andreas ZellerCISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security, Daniela DamianUniversity of Victoria
16:05
30m
Social Event
Take a Coffee with ICSE2022 PC co-Chairs
Social and Networking

16:05 - 16:35
16:05
30m
Panel
Meet ICPC!
Social and Networking

16:05 - 16:35

Conference Day
Sat 29 May

Displayed time zone: Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna change

00:30 - 01:00
00:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: No pets
Social and Networking

00:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: We love other pets
Social and Networking

00:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: We love dogs
Social and Networking

00:30
30m
Meeting
Meet your peers: We love cats
Social and Networking

Conference Day
Mon 31 May

Displayed time zone: Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna change

20:00 - 20:30
20:00
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by Arie van Deursen
Social and Networking
Arie van DeursenDelft University of Technology, Netherlands

Conference Day
Thu 3 Jun

Displayed time zone: Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna change

01:00 - 01:30
01:00
30m
Meeting
Mentoring circle led by John Grundy
Social and Networking
John GrundyMonash University

ICSE’21 is Running

ICSE’21 invites you to participate in its first-ever virtual run event. Join us from 25-27 May 2021 AoE in a virtual run of 5 km.

We only have a limited number of seats in the system that we use, so do not hesitate and register yourself by filling the short form: https://forms.gle/RmFJPy88UkrfoNSs7

Once you register, we will provide instructions on how to upload your run to our live map!

If you want to get inspired (or inspire others) check out the official ICSE run hashtag: [#ICSE21isRunning](https://twitter.com/hashtag/ICSE21isRunning)

## Live map


Organizers: - [Luís Cruz](https://luiscruz.github.io) - [Ayushi Rastogi](https://ayushirastogi.github.io)