Informatik, TU Wien

STAF 2016 - Software Technologies: Applications and Foundations

TU Wien, Vienna, Austria

Software Technologies: Applications and Foundations (STAF) is a federation of leading conferences on software technologies. It was formed after the end of the successful TOOLS federated event ( in 2012. The participating conferences focus on practical and foundational advances in software technology covering a wide range of aspects including formal foundations of software technology, testing and formal analysis, graph transformations and model transformations, model driven engineering, and tools.

In 2016, the following events are participating in STAF

Main Events

ECMFA - 12th European Conference on Modelling Foundations and Applications
Chairs: Andrzej Wąsowski (IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark) and Henrik Lönn (Volvo Group, Sweden)

ICGT - 9th International Conference on Graph Transformation
Chairs: Rachid Echahed (CNRS, Université Grenoble Alpes, France) and Mark Minas (Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany)

ICMT - 9th International Conference on Model Transformation
Chairs: Gregor Engels (Universität Paderborn, Germany) and Pieter Van Gorp (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)

SEFM - 14th International Conference on Software Engineering and Formal Methods
Chairs: Eva Kühn (TU Wien, Austria) and Rocco De Nicola (IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy)

TAP - 10th International Conference on Tests and Proofs
Chairs: Bernhard K. Aichernig (Graz University of Technology, Austria) and Carlo A. Furia (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

TTC - 9th Transformation Tool Contest
Chairs: Louis Rose (University of York, England), Filip Křikava (Czech Technical University, Czech Republic), and Antonio Garcia-Dominguez (University of York, England)

Satellite Events  

Doctoral Symposium
Chairs: Catherine Dubois (Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique pour l’Industrie et l’Entreprise, France) and Francesco Parisi-Presicce (Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy)

Projects Showcase - 2nd event dedicated to international and national project dissemination and cooperation

Chairs: Manuel Wimmer (TU Wien, Austria), Dániel Varró (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary) and Paolo Milazzo (Università di Pisa, Italy)


Krzysztof Czarnecki, University of Waterloo, Canada (ECMFA Keynote)

Stefan Voget, Continental Automotive GmbH (ECMFA Keynote)

Juergen Dingel, Queen’s University, Canada (ICGT Keynote)

Juan de Lara, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain (ICMT Keynote)

Erika Ábrahám, RWTH Aachen University, Germany (SEFM Keynote)

Gul Agha, University of Illinois, USA (SEFM Keynote)

Kim G. Larsen, Aalborg University, Denmark (TAP Keynote)

Important Dates


Abstract submission: 15.02.2016

Paper submission: 01.03.2016


Abstract submission: 15.02.2016

Paper submission: 29.02.2016


Abstract submission: 15.02.2016

Paper submission: 29.02.2016


Abstract submission: 22.02.2016

Paper submission: 29.02.2016