6th International Working Conference on Human-Centred Software Engineering
8th International Working Conference on Human Error, Safety, and System Development

Submitting to the conference

Submissions are solicited in the following categories:

Technical full papers

Technical full papers (up to 20 pages) should describe substantial research contributions of novel work that has produced advanced results including validation of results.

Late Breaking Results short papers

Late Breaking Results short papers (up to 12 pages) should present work in progress, new practice and experience reports containing good (and bad) practices and/or recent practical evaluations of methods, techniques and tools.

Demonstrations and Posters

Demonstration and Poster submissions (5–8 pages, plus poster design draft for the latter) should present ongoing work and/or late breaking results related to the use of innovative tools and cutting-edge systems not described in other paper submissions. Demonstration papers should provide description of tools including user tasks and evidence of use to end-users. Demo submissions should summarize the system's significance and its performance and should either include screenshots or link to an online-accessible resource. The poster design draft should show the planned design and content of the poster that will be presented at the conference. Industry contributions to demos and pos- ters are particularly welcome and highly encouraged.

The submissions and review process is managed in EasyChair available through submission link.

Presentations and demo

All accepted submissions will be presented in the joint conference program of HCSE + HESSD 2016 and published in the conference proceedings. It will be pos- sible for authors of accepted Technical full papers and Late Breaking Results short papers to give tool demos as well without submitting additional demo papers.


All submissions must be formatted according to the guidelines of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series of Springer Authors are requested to prepare submissions as close as possible to final camera-ready versions. Prior abstract submission by the given due date for Technical full papers and Late Breaking Results short papers is mandatory.


All submissions will be peer-reviewed for their topical relevance, originality, technical contribu- tion, and presentation quality by the members of the international program committee. For poster sub- missions, both paper and poster design draft will be assessed for review. It will be possible for the program committee to suggest accepting submissions in other than their original submission categories.

Stockholm, Sweden

August 29th-31th, 2016

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