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Archive of Previous Presentations

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CUSEC 2012 ~ Turing Complete

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


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Organizers of Event

  • Vijeta Patel Chair
  • Thomas Hibbert Director of Finance
  • Matthew Leavitt Director of Speakers
  • Corey Clayton Speakers Team
  • Phill Mendonca-Vieira Speakers Advisor
  • Carla Morawicz Director of Sponsorship
  • Mitch Smolash Director of Logistics
  • Tavish Armstrong Logistics Team
  • Alexandra Phillips Director of Promotions
  • Lucas Bokos Promotions Team
  • Eric Chan Web Team

  • Alex Craig Head Delegate - Carleton University
  • Kyle Sama and Daniel Ricci Head Delegate - Concordia University
  • Marc-Etienne M.Léveillé Head Delegate - École de technologie supérieure
  • Chad Chabot Head Delegate - University of Guelph
  • Alex Selesse Head Delegate - McGill University
  • Matt Nelson Head Delegate - McMaster University
  • Maryleen Mompoint Head Delegate - Université de Moncton
  • Andréa Bourdeau Head Delegate - University of Ottawa
  • Chris Cooper Head Delegate - Queen's University
  • Johnathan Hok Head Delegate - University of Toronto at Scarborough
  • Alex Krassikov Head Delegate - University of Toronto at St. George
  • Dan Mathers Head Delegate - Trent University
  • Kevin Veloso Head Delegate - University of Waterloo

CUSEC 2011 ~ Hello World

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Proceedings | Pictures

Organizers of Event

  • Thomas Hibbert Co-Chair
  • Sven James Co-Chair
  • Abdullah Salim Director of Finance
  • Phill Mendonca-Vieira Director of Speakers
  • Alex Daskalov Speakers Team
  • Matthew Gallant Speakers Team
  • Mathieu Dumais-Savard Sponsorship Team
  • Yagnik Khanna Sponsorship Team
  • Vijeta Patel Director of Logistics
  • Stephen Krujelskis Director of Promotions
  • Alexandra Phillips Promotions Team
  • Jonathon Marcogliese Director of Web

  • Nicole Waldrum Head Delegate - Carleton University
  • Eric Chan and Corey Clayton Head Delegate - Concordia University
  • Marc-Etienne M.Léveillé Head Delegate - École de technologie supérieure
  • Alex Daskalov Head Delegate - McGill University
  • Marc Lafratta Head Delegate - McMaster University
  • Maryleen Mompoint Head Delegate - Université de Moncton
  • Dan Godfrey Head Delegate - University of Ottawa
  • Mike Zalewski Head Delegate - Queen's University
  • Jules Delisle Head Delegate - Université de Sherbrooke
  • George Ju Head Delegate - University of Toronto at St. George
  • Dan Mathers Head Delegate - Trent University
  • Roshane Silva and Saumaya Sharma Head Delegate - University of Waterloo

CUSEC 2010 ~ GOTO 10

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


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Organizers of Event

  • Andrew Louis Co-Chair
  • Juan Musleh Co-Chair
  • Abdullah Salim Director of Finance
  • Phill Mendonca-Vieira Speaker Team
  • William Hua Speaker Team
  • Sven James Sponsorship Team
  • Ahmed Ben Messaoud Sponsorship Team
  • Thomas Hibbert Logistics Team
  • Clara Choi Logistics Team
  • Todd Ritchie Logistics Team

  • Denis Zgonjanin Head Delegate - Carleton University
  • Matthew Gallant and Vijeta Patel Head Delegate - Concordia University
  • Marc-Etienne M.Léveillé Head Delegate - École de technologie supérieure
  • Chantal Bisson Head Delegate - Université Laval
  • Alex Daskalov Head Delegate - McGill University
  • Alex Aylwin Head Delegate - McMaster University
  • Dan Godfrey Head Delegate - University of Ottawa
  • Lori Lee Head Delegate - University of Toronto at St. George
  • Dan Malakieh and Kerryck Jones Head Delegate - University of Waterloo
  • Adam Van Ymeren Head Delegate - University of Western Ontario

CUSEC 2009 ~ Software (R)evolutions

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


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Organizers of Event

  • Linda Wang Co-Chair
  • Eitan 'Skrud' Levi Co-Chair
  • Abdullah Salim Director of Finance
  • Andrew Louis Director of Presentations
  • William Hua Director of Academic Presentations
  • Juan Musleh Director of Sponsorship
  • Claudiu Scotnotis Director of Logistics
  • Aran Donohue Director of Promotions
  • Kyle Sama Director of Events
  • Guillaume Theoret Webmaster
  • Rebecca Cohen Palacios Website Designer

  • Denis Zgonjanin Head Delegate - Carleton University
  • Matthew Gallant and Vijeta Patel Head Delegate - Concordia University
  • Gabriel Grise Head Delegate - École de technologie supérieure
  • Julien Gascon-Samson Head Delegate - École Polytechnique de Montréal
  • Chantal Bisson Head Delegate - Université Laval
  • Thomas Hibbert Head Delegate - McGill University
  • Asadullah Baig Head Delegate - McMaster University
  • Ahmed Ben Messaoud Head Delegate - University of Ottawa
  • Jenn Clarke Head Delegate - Queen's University
  • Robyn Scholes Head Delegate - Royal Military College
  • Ebenezer 'Eben' Hailemariam Head Delegate - University of Toronto at St. George
  • Abe Tsang Head Delegate - University of Toronto at Scarborough
  • Sze Man Clara Choi and Tyler Szabo Head Delegate - University of Waterloo
  • Adam Van Ymeren Head Delegate - University of Western Ontario

CUSEC 2008 ~ Making it Fun

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


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Presentations

  • “Hard Problems in Network Computing”
    • Tim Bray, Director of Web Technologies, Sun Microsystems Video | Audio
  • “We Didn't Start the Fire”
    • Sylvain Carle, Founder and CTO, Praized Media Video | Audio | PDF
  • “Performance Analysis and Tuning Techniques witin Enterprise Applications”
    • Chris Collition, Manager, Enterprise Architecture, TELUS Video | Audio
  • “Hacking the Noosphere”
    • Jon Udell, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Video | Audio
  • “Living with Concurrency”
    • Dr. Peter Grogono, Professor, Concordia University Video | Audio | PDF
  • “When Theory Matters”
    • Dr. Jeffrey Ullman, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University Video | Audio | PDF
  • “The ACL is Dead”
    • Zed Shaw, Developer, Mongrel Web Server Video | Audio
  • “Is Writing More Important Than Programming?”
  • “Zed Shaw on Factor”
    • Zed Shaw, Developer, Mongrel Web Server Audio
  • “Technology, Creativity, Stress and Hockey”
    • Bruce Miner, Direct Energy Audio
  • “Building your software start up and having fun doing it!”
    • Leila Boujnane and Paul Bloore, Co-Founders, Idee Inc. Audio
  • “Music and Games: How Fun Applications Stimulate Core Technologies”
    • Dr. Jeremy Cooperstock, Professor, McGill University Video | Audio
  • “Keeping It Fun: Hacking on Open Source After Graduation”
    • Jeff Bailey, Google Audio
  • “Creating fast, maintainable and secure parsers with Ragel”
    • Adrian Thurston, Ph.D Student, Queen's University Audio

Organizers of Event

  • Abdullah Salim Co-Chair
  • Hugo Levasseur Co-Chair
  • Neeraj Mathrani Director of Finance
  • Edward Ocampo-Gooding Director of Presentations and Keynotes
  • Aran Donohue Director of Academic Presentations
  • Igor Foox Director of Corporate Presentations
  • Louis-Philippe Huberdeau Account Manager
  • Rami Ayyad Account Manager
  • Linda Wang Co-Director of Logistics
  • Michelle Chua Co-Director of Logistics
  • Juan Musleh Director of University Relations
  • Eitan Levi Director of Promotions
  • Julie Hache Director of Events
  • Richard Shih Website Director

  • Abdo Mazloum Head Delegate - Bishop's University
  • Denis Zgonjanin and Gerald Orban Head Delegate - Carleton University
  • Claudiu Scotnotis Head Delegate - Concordia University
  • Julien Godin-Viau Head Delegate - École de technologie supérieure
  • Colin Martel Head Delegate - École Polytechnique de Montréal
  • Steve Fortier Head Delegate - Université Laval
  • Ashton Anderson Head Delegate - McGill University
  • Juan Musleh Head Delegate - McMaster University
  • Jacques-Andre Doucet Head Delegate - Université de Moncton
  • Alex McNamara Head Delegate - University of Ottawa
  • Ngouana Sugewe G. Francis Head Delegate - Université du Québec en Outaouais
  • Tim Ginn Head Delegate - Queen's University
  • Robyn Scholes Head Delegate - Royal Military College
  • Andrew Louis Head Delegate - University of Toronto
  • Marieke Talens and Yubin Kim Head Delegate - University of Waterloo
  • Mila Milojevic and Victoria Odeyemi Head Delegate - University of Western Ontario

CUSEC 2007 ~ Designing for the Future

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


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Organizers of Event

  • Neeraj Mathrani Chair
  • John Sloboda Director of Finance
  • Hugo Levasseur Director of Presentations
  • Oralndo Marquez Director of Keynotes
  • Walid Koleilat Director of Academic Presentations
  • Michelle Chua Director of Corporate Presentations
  • George Gao Co-Director of Sponsorship
  • Linda Wang Co-Director of Sponsorship
  • Rami Ayyad Co-Director of Sponsorship
  • Linda Wang Co-Director of Logistics
  • Karen Widish Director of Promotions
  • Kalu Kalu Director of Interactive Events
  • Richard Shih Art, Website and Registration Website Director
  • Mitra Nami Volunteer

  • Edward Ocampo-Gooding Head Delegate - Bishop's University
  • Karen Widish Head Delegate - Carleton University
  • Hugo Levasseur Head Delegate - Concordia University
  • Louis-Philippe Huberdeau Head Delegate - École de technologie supérieure
  • Benoit Lapenseé Head Delegate - École Polytechnique de Montréal
  • Georges-Etienne Legendre Head Delegate - Université Laval
  • Kevin Wong Head Delegate - McGill University
  • Abdullah Salim Head Delegate - McMaster University
  • Julie Hache Head Delegate - Université de Moncton
  • Louis Lemaire Head Delegate - Royal Military College
  • Igor Foox Head Delegate - University of Toronto
  • Julian Spillane Head Delegate - University of Waterloo
  • Victoria Odeyemi Head Delegate - University of Western Ontario

CUSEC 2006 ~ Engineering Useful Software

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Website | Proceedings | Pictures

Presentations

  • “Creating Passionate Users”
    • Kathy Sierra, Author and Publisher of O'Reilly's Head First series of books Audio
  • “Fight The Traffic”
    • Chad Fowler, Author of "My Job Went To India" and "Rails Recipes" PDF
  • “Modular Concurrency”
    • Peter Grogono, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University PDF | Audio
  • “Rails is Boring and Ruby is a Toy”
    • Chad Fowler, Author of "My Job Went To India" and "Rails Recipes" Audio
  • “Software Testing as a Social Science”
    • Cem Kaner, Professor of Software Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology PDF | Audio
  • “Agile - Helping You Deliver More Useful Software”
    • Francois Beauregard, VP Research and Development, Pyxis Technologies PDF
  • “Software Start Up”
  • “The Challenge of Testing In A Creative Environment”
    • Karine Roy, SQA Manager, Autodesk Media and Entertainment Word | PDF
  • “Eclipse Performance”
    • Chris Laffra, Rational Performance Engineering Team, IBM PDF | PPT
  • “Considering AJAX”
    • Chris Laffra, Rational Performance Engineering Team, IBM Web Slides | Audio

Organizers of Event

  • John Kopanas Chair
  • Mark Pavlidis Director of Finance
  • Ahmed Kamel Director of Keynote, Corporate and Tutorial Presentations
  • Ashraf Gaffar Director of Academic and Paper Presentations
  • Neeraj Mathrani Director of Corporate Sponsorship
  • Nadia Chaouch Director of Logistics and Website
  • Michel Parisien Director of Promotions

CUSEC 2005 ~ Thinking Outside the Cubicle

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


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Presentations

  • “Can the Means Justify the End? - Saving Programs from Programming”
    • Branislav Selic, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Rational Software Canada PowerPoint | PDF
  • “Software Development as a Cooperative Game of Invention and Communication”
  • “Engineering High Quality Software Applications”
    • Dr. Alan Wassyng, Associate Professor, McMaster University PowerPoint | PDF
  • “Is Emotion Relevant to Requirements Engineering”
    • Dr. Daniel M. Berry, Professor, University of Waterloo PDF
  • “Multidisciplinary Participatory Design Environment”
    • Jonathan Benn, B.Eng., Graduate Student, Concordia University PowerPoint | PDF
  • “MDA: What is in it for Patterns”
    • Ashraf Gaffar, Graduate Student, Concordia University PDF
  • “Using CVS to Manage Student Assignments”
    • Dr. Greg Wilson, Adjunct Professor and Karen Reid, Lecturer,University of Toronto PowerPoint | PDF
  • “Subversion”
    • Chris Ness, Undergraduate Student, McMaster University PDF
  • “A Real-World Development Life Cycle”
    • Dr. Greg Wilson, Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto PowerPoint | PDF
  • “How to develop software? Don't - most of it is out there, adapt it.”

Organizers of Event

  • Chris Donaldson Director of Physical Things
  • Karen Widish Director of Other Physical Things
  • Michael Smith Director of Audible Things
  • Matt Gawlik Director of Common Sense
  • Andrew Dunbar Director of Safety and Fun
  • Sherwin Sim Director of Seating
  • Wataru Watanabe Graphic Design

CUSEC 2004 ~ Ensuring the Quality

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


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Organizers of Event

  • Joël Migneault Chair
  • Gregory Sagget-Rudd VP Presentations
  • Alexandre Lampron VP Communication & Finance
  • Madhumita Banerjee VP Finance
  • Vincent Dionne VP Logistics
  • Ahmed Kamel VP Technology & Presentations
  • Nadia Chaouch Logistic & Presentations & Executive Assistant
  • Leon McKernan-Milon Finance
  • Pier-Luc St-Onge Communication
  • Dominic Lagarde Communication
  • Maxime Clerk-Lamalice Communication
  • Audrey Girouard Logistics
  • Sandrine Tiné Logistics
  • Fanny Waffo Logistics
  • Ndeye-Syra Ba Logistics
  • Ka Lun Sze Competition
  • Frédéric Rioux Central Committee

CUSEC 2003 ~ Adapting The Process

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Presentations

  • “Les Principes Fondamentaux du Génie Logiciel”
    • Normand Séguin, Professor, Computer Science Department, UQAM PowerPoint | PDF
  • “Accreditation of Software Engineering Programs by the CSAC”
    • Guy Tremblay, UQAM & Member of CSAC PDF
  • “Atelier: Les Inspections Logicielles”
  • “Testing Interactions Among Software Components”
    • Alan Williams, School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa PowerPoint | PDF

Organizers of Event

  • John Kopanas Chair
  • Frédéric Rioux Director of Presentations
  • Chae Dickie-Clark Director of Finance
  • Jacinthe Gagnon Director of Operations
  • Thanh Vinh Tang Director of Industry Relations
  • Yann McCready Director of Inter-University Promotions
  • Jia-Wei Zhang Director of Inter-University Promotions
  • Mark Abbyad Director of Activities and Kangaroos
  • Francois-Michel Brière Director of Exhibitions
  • Gaspard Petit Director of Software Engineering Competition
  • Marc-André Laverdière Director of Software Engineering Competition

CUSEC 2002

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Presentations

  • “Defining the Software Engineering Profession: Challenges Ahead”
    • Timothy Lethbridge, Professor, University of Ottawa PowerPoint | PDF
  • “Software Engineering is Multi-Disciplinary: Impact on Design for Change”
    • Morven Gentleman, Head, NRC Software Engineering Group PowerPoint | PDF
  • “Changing Software Engineering”
    • Peter Grogono, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University PowerPoint | PDF
  • “Human Centered Software Engineering: Designing For And With Humans”
    • Ahmed Seffah, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Concordia University PowerPoint | PDF
  • “A Human-Centric Framework For Universal Access”
  • “Software Engineering: Develop Software Precisely and Efficiently”
    • Michel Daigle, Development Manager, Forensic Technology Inc. PowerPoint | PDF
  • “Usability Pattern Oriented Design: Maximizing Reusability of Pattern Languages Over The Web”
    • Homa Javahery, Human-Centered Software Engineering Group, Concordia University PowerPoint | PDF
  • “Software Engineering Best Practices: Practical Things We Can All Do”
  • “Software Engineering and the Small Business”
  • “Inspections: A Flexible Method to Increase Software Quality”

Organizers of Event

  • John Kopanas
  • Chae Dickie-Clark
  • Madeline Taing
  • Marc Abbyad
  • Chadi Freiha
  • Jason Essebag
  • Jacinthe Gagnon