23-26 JUNE 2009
Model-Driven Architecture (MDA) is an initiative proposed by the Object Management Group (OMG) for platform-independent software development. It promotes the use of models in the specification, design, analysis, synthesis, deployment, and evolution of complex software systems.
ECMDA-FA is dedicated to advancing the state of knowledge and fostering the industrialisation of the MDA methodology. Its focus is on engaging key figures of research and industry, in Europe and elsewhere, in a dialogue which will result in a stronger, more efficient industry, producing more reliable software on the basis of state-of-the-art research results. The 2009 conference is organised in two tracks dealing with the foundations and applications of MDA. There will be additional workshops and tools and poster exhibitions on these subjects.
ECMDA-FA 2009 will be held at the University of Twente, in Enschede, the Netherlands. The University of Twente is an entrepreneurial research university. It was founded in 1961 and offers education and research in areas ranging from public policy studies and applied physics to biomedical technology. The UT is the Netherlands' only campus university.
Enschede lies directly on the Dutch eastern border, and it is a characteristic, modern and lively university town. Elegant historic buildings in the town and surrounding area are evocative of Enschede’s rich textile past. Some of the town’s most notable monuments are the beautiful town hall, several beautiful churches and a unique synagogue.
At the same time, large-scale urban renewal has given Enschede a new skyline with eye-catching, contemporary architecture.