WCCCE 2001

MAY 3rd & 4th, 2001

Selkirk College

Nelson, BC

Conference Program

Thursday, May 3, 2001

5:00 - 6:00 pm


6:00- 10:00 pm

Get-together Dinner at a local restaurant

Friday, May 4, 2001

8:30 - 9:00 am    Registration & Coffee

9:00 - 9:15am   Welcome and Opening Remarks

Welcome by Selkirk College Officials     

Opening Remarks  and  Keynote Speaker Introduction

David Williams, WCCCE 2001 Chair

9:15 - 10:00am  Keynote Address

Software Development Using Virtual Teams
Peter Fulcher, E-Commerce Manager

Telus Enterprise Solutions, Trail, B.C.

10:00 - 10:15am  Break

10:15- 11:15  Paper Session A

Chair: Paul Carter, University of British Columbia

Turning the Titanic
Jerry Dubyk
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

A Status Report on Information Science Education  at Japanese Private Universities

Ken Takagaki

Computing & Academic Studies
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Tomio Koyama

Osaka Institute of Technology, Japan

11:15 - 11:30am  Break

11:30 - 12:30  Paper Session B

Chair: Rita Williams, Selkirk College

Software Quality Assurance: A Perspective in Teaching
Abhijit Sen and Elsie Au

Computer Information Systems
Kwantlen University College

Simulating Software Product Evolution in the Classroom

Kal Toth

Information Technology
Technical University of British Columbia

12:30 - 2:00 pm  Lunch  (Mary Hall)

2:00 - 3:00pm   Paper Session C

Chair: Ian Cavers, University of British Columbia

Where IS meets SE: A Capstone Course in the Business Computing Program at the University of Winnipeg
F.Y. Chan, Ron McFadyen, S. Ramanna and C.R. Peterkin

Business Computing Department
University of Winnipeg

CPSC 219: A Lab Course on Software Development

Patrice Belleville 

Dept. of Computer Science
University of British  Columbia

3:00 - 3:15 pm  Break

3:15 - 4:15 pm   Panel Discussion

Introduction to Computing/Programming - Good Practices/Bad Practices 

Moderator: George Tsiknis, University of British Columbia


Toby Donaldson, Technical University of British Columbia

Chris Watkiss, University College of the Fraser Valley

Rita Williams, Selkirk College

More panelists to be announced later

4:15 pm   Closing Remarks (Ian Cavers/George Tsiknis)