Focus groups are free-format discussion groups that bring together people
who are interested in exploring any topic related to patterns. Interdisciplinary
topics are also welcome.
This is a chance for like-minded people to get into a room and rip!
There is no limit to the range of proposals. Groups may wish to consider
activities such as: pattern mining a new language, discussing experience
with an existing language, or exploring the links between software design
and design in other disciplines. These are only suggestions – possible
topics are limited only by your imagination!
Focus Groups will meet in the late afternoon on Thursday and Friday.
They also have the option of continuing to meet all day Saturday.
Prospective focus group leaders are invited to submit proposals that
include the following:
- Name(s) and contact information
- Title of Focus Group
- Short description
- Submission requirements and session results (e.g. whether position
papers are required and what the possible focus group outputs would
Email Focus Group proposals to the Program
Chair. Submissions will be
considered for acceptance on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Below is the list of current submitted Focus Groups. Send some of
your own ideas!
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