Paper Submission and Author Registration

EuroAsiaSPI² 2021 Call for Papers

EuroAsiaSPI² 2021 (1.-3.9.2021) will have 10 international thematic workshop streams supported by thematic topic communities. Each thematic stream integrates both, research sessions and industry / applied science sessions. The thematic streams will be a mix of pitch talks provoking discussions, full presentations and panel discussions which will focus on specific topics of interest.

Important deadlines

  • 30.03.2021 Submission of the first version of the full paper
    Please follow the Springer Verlag authoring guidelines and upload the paper with the upload function (see below). If it´s not possible for you to use the upload function, please send the paper per email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 30.04.2021 Distribution of review notes and notification of acceptance
  • For the review of the research paper the following criteria and review form are used: EuroAsiaSPI² Paper Review Form
  • 01.06.2021 Contribution of final paper
    Please upload the corrected version of your paper again. If it´s not possible for you to use the upload function, please send the paper per email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 02.08.2021 Early registration deadline
    Speakers need to register by 02.08.2020, otherwise the contribution will be de-selected
  • 26.08.2021 Upload of conference presentation
    Upload your conference presentation (in .ppt) with the upload function. If it´s not possible to use the upload function, please send the presentation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 30.08.2021 Tech Day 
    Free pre-event as a technology day.
  • 01.09. - 03.09.2021 Conference 
    Speakers need to present and discuss.

Author/Reviewer Registration

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Note: Author registration is necessary to upload papers and to receive review notes. The registration for the conference participation is a separate registration process.

How to Submit Papers

Do not forget to register as an author first, see above.

Research papers shall be 8-12 pages, and address the below research paper topics in the call.

Thematic topics papers shall be 8-12 pages, and address one of the 10 thematic paper topics per workshop community below.

EuroAsiaSPI² Wiley Journal Series

WILEY publishes an annual EuroSPI volume with 10 selected experience papers in the Wiley Journal of SW Evolution and Process Series. For the 20th anniversary, in 2013, Wiley has created an entry page for EuroSPI as a library.

Wiley 2020, Wiley 2019, Wiley 2018, Wiley 2016 , Wiley 2015, Wiley 2014, Wiley 2013, Wiley 2012, Wiley 2011, Wiley 2010, Wiley 2009, Wiley 2009 2nd, Wiley 2008, Wiley 2007, Wiley 2006, Wiley 2004

The paper selection this year will take place in October 2020 and extended papers will be submitted by beginning of 2021. Publication is planned by summer 2021.

Journal of Universal Computer Science J.UCS Cooperation with EuroAsiaSPI²

J.UCS publishes a call for papers about Recent Advances in Cybersecurity and Safety Architectures in Automotive, Medical, and Connected Services  in cooperation with EuroSPI. Paper submission is till 26th October 2020. Submit papers using the the EuroSPI upload functions or send the paper to rmess(at)

Planned schedule:

16.10.2020 Paper Submission
29.01.2021 Review of Papers and Distribution of Review Notes
30.04.2021 Refined Paper Submissions (in case of acceptance)
30.06.2021 Final Paper Acceptance Date

IET Software Journal Call for Papers in Cooperation with EuroAsiaSPI²

IET Software publishes a call for papers about Emerging and Multidisciplinary Approaches to Software Engineering in cooperation with EuroSPI. Paper submission is till 10th March 2021. Submit papers using the IET Journal Submission functions.

EuroAsiaSPI² SPRINGER Book Series

SPRINGER publishes a book series with EuroSPI since 2003 and there were more than 365000 (three hundred sixty five thousand) chapter downloads so far. The latest SPRINGER book is available EuroSPI 2020 978-3-030-56441-4.

EuroSPI 2004 LNCS 3281 | EuroSPI 2005 LNCS 3792 | EuroSPI 2006 LNCS 4257 | EuroSPI 2007 978-3-540-75381-0 | EuroSPI 2008 978-3-540-85936-9  | EuroSPI 2009 978-3-642-04133-4 | EuroSPI 2010 978-3-642-15666-3 | EuroSPI 2011 978-3-642-22206-1 | EuroSPI 2012 978-3-642-31199-4 | EuroSPI 2013 978-3-642-39179-8 | EuroSPI 2014 978-3-662-43896-1 | EuroSPI 2015 978-3-319-24647-5 | EuroSPI 2016 978-3-319-44817-6 | EuroSPI 2017 978-3-319-64218-5 | EuroSPI 2018 978-3-319-97925-0 | EuroSPI 2019 978-3030280048 | EuroSPI 2020 978-3-030-56441-4

Updates from 2020 onward - more journals and SPI Manifesto update and chance to win free tickets

  1. Research papers will not be presented in an extra research stream, but will be integrated as research sessions into the thematic workshops/streams. This will create a better integration and networking of research and industry / applied science and fertilize the grounds for a technology transfer at European level.
  2. Papers will be published first in the SPRINGER book. EuroAsiaSPI² editorial teams will select papers from the book and propose an extended version (50% must be different) to be published in a journal. From 2020 onward EuroAsiaSPI² collaborates with WILEY (SPI Best Practices), IET Software (Gamification), JUCS (Journal of Universal Computer Science)  for Safety and Cybersecurity. More co-operations will be announced.
  3. In early 2010 the SPI Manifesto has been published the first time. In 2019 the SPI Manifesto workshop at EuroAsiaSPI² 2019 agreed to update the SPI manifesto. The values and principles will stay, but the example experience stories to explain a specific principle will be updated.


Research Paper Topics

Assessment and Process Models
- Automotive SPICE
- VDA Guidelines for Automotive SPICE
- ISO/IEC 330xx series
-IATF 16949
- ISO 27000
- SAEJ3061
- IEC 61508
- ISO 26000
- ISO 21434
- ISO/IEC 15288
- ISO 26262:2018
- ISO 20000

Knowledge Alliance for Automotive
- Functional Safety
- IT Security Framework
- Lean Six Sigma
- Automotive SPICE
- Cybersecurity
- Agile


People Issues
- Social Networking Strategies
- Social Responsibility
- Dissemination Networks
- Multicultural Issues


SPI Manifesto
- Values
- Principlesy
- SPI Manifesto
- Case studies to prove the principles

Improvement Case Studies
- Implementing SPICE
- Implementing Safety
- Implementing Cybersecurity
- Implementing Agile
- Requirements Management
- Testing
- Design
- Knowledge Management
- Team Learning
- Measurement
- Configuration Management
- Risk Management
- Requirements Elicitation
- Implementing IT Security
- Implementing Sustainability
- Assessment Experiences
 Experiences in Branches
- Automotive - Finance
- Medical - Electronics
- Nuclear - Aerospace
- Motorsport - Defence
- Software Development
 System Process Improvement
- System Design Strategies
- Complex Systems
- Reliability
- Availability
- Functional Safety
- Product Design Strategies
- Service Strategies
- Networked Collaboration Principles


Thematic Paper Topics per Workshop Community

Updates from 2020 onward concerning thematic topic/workshop communities

Former topic Medical Device Industry is an industry segment and EuroAsiaSPI² 2020 rather supports thematic topics so that we invited the medical experts to join together with Automotive, Aerospace, IT, Software, etc. the thematic streams and not stay separate as a domain.  The former topic traceability decided not to continue since in the last years lots of materials/papers were produced and new topics shall be put into the focus. New topics have been added, such as Emerging and Multidisciplinary Approaches to Software Engineering, Virtual and Augmented Reality, and New Ideas / Proposals.


Emerging and Multidisciplinary Approaches to Software Engineering
Results of a multidisciplinary research with an impact on software engineering challenges and emerging trends. Impacts or potential impacts for software engineering should be clearly identified and articulated.
Software Engineering problems that need to be solved from a spectrum of disciplines including, but not limited to, the social sciences; industrial management; engineering economics, various related engineering disciplines, and cyber-physical systems.
Software Engineering problems that need to be solved in the cloud, connecting systems to the cloud, and managing big data in the cloud.
Software Engineering problems that need to be solved when implementing Artificial Intelligence algorithms and machine learning where the same software depending on learning factors provides different output.
Software engineering problems that need to be solved to use open source software in highly safety critical environments.
Software engineering architectural design patterns recommended for the integration of different disciplines.
Studies addressing software development problems emerging from research partnerships with communities of interests such as game technologies, virtual or augmented reality research.
Research reflections on the long-term engagement of software practitioners using motivational techniques such as gamification.
Software engineering research toward new development models, tools, and methods that are conducted in interdisciplinary teams.
Digitilisation of Industry, Infrastructure, and E-Mobility
Industry 4.0 advanced manufacturing, additive layer manufgacturing (3D printing), knowledge engineering, robotics & automation, artificial intelligence, Smart Car, Car to Car communication, sensor clusters, Highly Automated Drive, Fail Safe Concepts, Big Data Processing, Robotic engineering, Electrical Powertrain, Zero Emission,     Smart energy management, New business models,New legislation, Learning vehicles,   sustainability (CO2 reduction), Eco & recycling, Used electronics treatment e.g. battery, bio(circular) economy,  Hydrogen/Fuel Cell vehicles,    E-Mobility service models,  New Life Cycle Models,  Complex Supply Chains, On the air Updates in Complex Systems,   Integration of Virtual Reality,    Best Practices, How to Assess Digitilised Industry, Infrastructure and artificial intelligence,  self driving vehicles?
Good & Bad SPI Practices
Values and principles of the SPI Manifesto, organisational best practices, experiences with bad practices, experiences with the Volkswagen SQIL - SW Quality Improvement Leader program, experiences with the ECQA process improvement manager qualification, roll out strategies, new values and principles to be considered.
Functional Safety and Cybersecurity
ISO 26262 experiences, IEC 61508 experiences, safety assessments and Automotive SPICE assessments integrated, specific topics (design patterns, SEooC strategies, FTA, diagnostic coverage, FIT, etc.), new norm parts published in 2018, design patterns for functional safety, SOTIF - Safety Of The Intended Functionality (vehicle function receives ASIL). SAE J3061, ISO 27000 cybersecurity norms, experiences with cybersecurity methods (STRIDE, EVITA, etc.). Specific experiences with attack trees, cybersecurity concepts, new system and software architectures and networks. How to create systems addressing both, functional safety and cybersecurity.
Agile and Lean
The Agile Manifesto, lean and agile, best practices in development, improvement projects, business processes. Agile in industry branches such as Automotive, IT services, aerospace, medical devices, and production.
Standards and Assessment Models
Introduction to standards and norms with hints about how to understand and apply them. Norms related to product, system, software and services engineering, testing, functional safety, cybersecurity. Norms related to industry branches such as Automotive, medical devices, aerospace.  New norms to be considered.
Team Skills & Diversity
Social and complementary skills needed in nowadays distributed and networked engineering and production.  Effective teams, communication, compliance, terminology, acceptance of process improvement, and organisational leadership styles. Design patterns for effective networks and organisations.
New Business models for e-mobility, connected cars, service models

Implementing e-mobility, intelligent infrastructures and industrial processes, Internet of things based solutions, etc. will require new strategies for innovation coming up with new service models, new business models, new stakeholder networking strategies, new innovation roadmapping concepts,  etc.
Virtual and Augmented Reality
Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR)used in medical, automotive, automation, etc.
New Ideas / Proposals

Proposing new ideas and projects where you need to find partners or where you plan to submit funding proposals and want to find partners / support for it.