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Call for Papers - Architecture Driven Modernization Case Studies Workshop - (ADMCSW'09)

March 26th, 2009 - Washington, DC USA

The Architecture Driven Modernization Case Studies Workshop is dedicated to real world case studies involving the automated transformation of information systems from existing source code into modernized languages and platforms for the military, federal government, commercial, and state and local governments. The purpose of ADMCSW'09 is to explore innovative methods for the transformation of information systems with an emphasis on critical success factors in modernization projects. The ADMCSW'09 will be held in conjunction with the OMG ADM Government Information Day in Washington DC, March 26th. ADMCSW'09 papers will be presented to a broad audience of government federal, military and industrial senior IT managers and IT technologists.


Modernization tools and techniques play an essential role in the technical infrastructure and tasks and activities of modernization projects. Case Study submissions should describe the tools and technologies employed for software representation, knowledge-discovery, metrics, analysis, visualization, refactoring and transformation. Modernization scenarios play a crucial role in structuring modernization projects. Case Study submission should describe the modernization scenarios employed. Topics of ADMCSW'09 include, but are not limited to, case studies describing directions in software modernization involving scenarios for:

  • Application Portfolio Management
  • Application Improvement
  • Language-to-Language Conversion
  • Platform Migration
  • Non-Invasive Application SOA Integration
  • Service Oriented Architecture Transformation
  • Data Architecture Migration
  • System and Data Architecture Consolidation
  • Data Warehouse Deployment
  • Application Package Selection and Deployment
  • Reusable Software Assests / Components Reuse
  • Model Driven Architecture (MDA) Transformation
  • Software Quality Assurance



Papers should describe significant work in the practice of software modernization. Papers should be limited to 10 to 15 pages, at most 9000 words. All papers should explicitly describe the modernization scenarios, tools, techniques employed, the key business case drivers, ROI, and should use accepted, standard terminology ADM Glossary, ADMTF Standards Roadmap, ADMTF Scenarios, ADM: Transforming the Enterprise. At least one author of each accepted paper must attend the conference. ADMCSW'09 strongly encourages electronic submissions. To submit a paper, please send an electronic mail message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. including the paper in the proceedings format (described below).

Papers should be in the MS Word format. ADMCSW'09 is a discussion-oriented working conference. Paper presentations will have a strict time limit (15 minutes each), followed by open joint discussion of the topic area and the several papers presented.


Deadline for papers:

January 31st, 2009

Notification of acceptance:

  February 15th, 2009

Camera ready copies due:

February 28th, 2009

Program Co-Chairs:

William Ulrich (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Tactical Strategy Group, Inc.

2901 Park Ave, Suite D3

Soquel, CA 95073

Phone: 831-464-5344

Philip Newcomb (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

The Software Revolution, Inc
11410 NE 122nd Way,
Suite 304
Kirkland, WA 98034
Phone: 425 284 2770

Program Committee:

William Ulrich, Tactical Strategy Group

Philip Newcomb, Software Revolution, Inc.

Michael Blaha, ModelSoft Consulting, Corp.

Elliot Chikofsky, Engineering Management and Integration, Inc.

Nicole Kenetta, Crosstalk Article Coordinator

Vitaly Khusidman, Unisys

Bob Martin, Mitre

Cordell Green, Kestrel Institute



Ken Berk (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

VP Business Development

140 Kendrick Street,

Building A, Suite 300

Needham, MA 02494

Phone 1-781-444-0404

Workshop Venue

OMG Technical Meeting, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Washington, DC USA, March 26, 2009. Single/Double Room Rate is US$229.00 (+10.25% tax). The OMG room rate cutoff is Friday, Feb 25th, 2009.

Hyatt Crystal City at Reagan National Airport

2799 Jefferson Davis Highway

Arlington, Virginia, USA 22202

Tel: +1 703 418 1234


Workshop Registration Fee: $150.00 (This is the one day attendance fee for the Architecture Driven Modernization Case Studies Workshop/ ADM Government Information Day to be held Thursday, March 26th, 2009.)

For more information contact:

Greg Tadlock
Vice President of Sales
Phone: (425) 284-2770
Fax:     (425) 284-2785
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