7 Mar 2017

ICES Newsletter No.39 - March 2017

Dear newsletter readers!

Meeting with Minister of Research and Higher Education – Helene Hellmark Knutsson
The ICES Board and members of the Industrial Competence group - R&D Managers had the opportunity to meet the Minister of Research and Higher education – Helene Hellmark Knutsson. We had the opportunity to express our view of what is important for a continued successful industrial presence in Sweden and mälardalen. The Minister and her Political Adviser Camilla Georgsson showed great interest in our concerns and the discussions where open and positive.

SCSSS 2017
For the fifth time COSIS and Addalot arrange the 5th Scandinavian Conference on SYSTEM & SOFTWARE SAFETY. The conference, which will be held at Spårvagnshallarna, has been very much appreciated by visitors of the previous conferences. A special early bird price is offered to persons registering before end of March 17th. See more information here.

New ICES Members
ICES has three new members that we would like to welcome to the network!
Cybercom – new silver member
Cybercom is an innovative IT consulting company with 20 years of experience in IT and communications technology. Our consultants enable businesses and organisations to benefit from the opportunities of the connected world, to enhance their competitiveness or to achieve efficiency gains. Cybercom’s expertise spans the entire ecosystem of this communication – Connectivity – and our delivery is both local and global.
Profoto – new bronze level member
the Light Shaping Company
CAG – new bronze level member

Status – COSIS
COSIS (Center for Complex Software intensive systems) is a new center proposal initiated and led by KTH/ICES. The decision from Vinnova is delayed and is now expected by April 1st.

FORTHCOMING ICES EVENTS! (see the ICES Events Calendar) 

March 23rd - Workshop
What is this strange thing called Systems Engineering?

May 4th - Workshop
Where formalisms and optimization meet heuristics

May 15th - Workshop
Systems Engineering Education in the Nordic Countries – Needs, Visions and Status

May 16th - Workshop

May 22nd – 23rd - Conference
5th Scandinavian Conference on System & Software Safety, May 22-23!

June 2nd - Workshop
Foundations of Cyber-Physical Systems: Where are we and How should we move forward?

CONTACT US: We welcome your ideas and questions! Please e-mail: ices-admin@md.kth.se in the first instance.