Course

Francqui Chair “Design 101 Redux”, by Prof. Michele Lanza (University of Lugano) – April 25-27, 2016

Date/Time
Date(s) - 25/04/2016 - 27/04/2016
All Day

Location
Université de Namur

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In the context of a Belgian Francqui Chair 2015-2016, the Computer Science faculty of the University of Namur will have the honor to host Prof. Michele Lanza (University of Lugano) from April 25 to April 27, 2016, for a series of lectures on the topic “Design 101 Redux”.

The inaugural lecture, entitled “Software Poetry” will be held on Monday April 25 at 17:00.

You are cordially invited to attend this event. Attendance is free of charge, but registration is appreciated via the following link: http://www.unamur.be/info/francqui2016/

Please feel free to forward this invitation to any interested colleagues.

Abstract :

In this lecture series the attendees will be exposed to a series of design principles that govern any kind of design, including information design.
The lectures have as central theme “presentation design”, which deals with how to prepare, design, compose, and deliver presentations.
The last part of the lecture series will be a set of hands-on experiences, where participants are encouraged to give short presentations and obtain first-hand interactive feedback from the lecturer.

Programme :

1 – Leçon inaugurale – Software Poetry ; Mon April 25 ; 17:00
2 – Leçon 1 – Presentation 101 Part I ; Tue April 26 ; 10:30
3 – Leçon 2 – Universal Principles of Design Part I ; Tue April 26 ; 11:30
4 – Leçon 3 – Universal Principles of Design Part II ; Tue April 26 ; 14:00
5 – Leçon 4 – Universal Principles of Design Part III ; Tue April 26 ; 15:00
6 – Leçon 5 – Perception Design ; Wed April 27 ; 10:30
7 – Leçon 6 – Presentation 101 Part II ; Wed April 27 ; 11:30
8 – Leçon 7 – From Theory to Practice Part I ; Wed April 27 ; 14:00
9 – Leçon 8 – From Theory to Practice Part II ; Wed April 27 ; 15:00

About the speaker :

Michele Lanza is full professor, former dean, and co-founder of the faculty of informatics at the University of Lugano, Switzerland, where he leads the REVEAL research group since 2004.
He co-authored 150+ journal and conference publications and the book Object-Oriented Metrics in Practice. He received the 2003 Ernst Denert Award for best PhD thesis in Software Engineering.

In 2007 and 2009 he received the Credit Suisse Award for best teaching. His activities span various software engineering research communities.

He served on the program committees of ICSE, FSE, ICSME, ICPC, MSR, etc., and as program co-chair of SANER 2016, ICSM 2010, VISSOFT 2009, MSR 2008, IWPSE 2007, and MSR 2007.

He was several times keynote speaker.

Event page : http://agenda.unamur.be/upevent.2016-02-23.5795716803/view

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