7th China – Europe International Symposium on Software Industry Orientated Education: 23-24th May 2011, University of Northampton

The 7th China – Europe International Symposium on Software Industry Orientated Education is to be hosted by the School of Science and Technology, University of Northampton on 23-24th May 2011. 


This is only the third time the symposium has been held in Europe. Previous locations:

  • 1st China-Europe International Symposium on Software Industry Oriented Education was held in HIT, Harbin.
  • The 2nd  was again held in HIT, Harbin.
  • The 3rd CIES-SIOE was held in DIT, Dublin, in Feb. 2007.
  • The 4th CEISIE  was held in Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China in January 2008.
  • The 5th CEISIE was held in University of Bordeaux, France in May 2009.
  • The 6th CEISIE was held in Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China in May 2010.

The theme is Green Computing but the following topics are appropriate.
  • Ethos for industry oriented software education
  • Model for industry oriented software education
  • Curriculum for industry oriented software education
  • Quality assurance and evaluation in industry oriented
  • Software education
  • E-Learning and support tools
  • Internationalization of software education
  • Cooperation model for industries and software education
  • Green computing and the role of higher education
  • Behavioural and technological aspects of green IT
  • Innovation and evaluation of software education.
To support potential Chinese participants, given that the costs of travel to Europe are not cheap the School of Science and Technology has offered to sponsor China based delegates by paying 50% of their registration fee. 

The symposium website has further details.