STEW celebrates ten years!

Today Swedsoft, together with our co-hosts, are happy to invite you to the tenth Software Technology Exchange Workshop - STEW 2021.

STEW, Software Technology Exchange Workshop, is a yearly conference, organized since 2012 by Swedsoft to create exchange between industry, academia and public sector within software development and research. The tenth STEW conference has the theme Software as a motor for acceleration and disruption. 

Join us on November 11th-12th in Lund for an onsite conference that focus on networking and discussions, not only with the speakers but also between the participants.

Gabriel Modéus, Swedsoft’s secretary general talks about STEW 2021, this year with the theme: Software as a motor for acceleration and disruption. Swedsoft together with our co-hosts invites you to joins us for an onsite networking conference in Lund on November 11th – 12th 2021.

Software as a motor for acceleration and disruption

During the conference you will be able to listen and engage in discussion under the theme Software as a motor for acceleration and disruption. The speakers and topics for this year are:

  • The explosion of Open Source and its impact on software performance
    Emil Wåréus, Co-founder and Head of Data Science, Debricked
  • Open data ecosystems – caring for innovation by sharing
    Per Runeson, Professor, Lund University
  • Drivers of AI adoption
    Irene Ek, Policy analyst,Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis
  • Rotation a service – disrupting manufacturing industry’s way of working
    Renato Neves, Global Manager, Head of Digital Ecosystems & Partnerships Connected Technologies,SKF Group
  • There is No Free Lunch: Software Quality Challenges
    Maria Ulan, Research assistant, Linnaeus University
  • Software and algorithms for safe and risk-aware autonomous vehicles
    Truls Nyberg, Industrial PhD Student, Scania CV/KTH Royal Institute of Technology
    Vandana Narri, Industrial PhD Student, Scania CV/KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Testing Gripen E – Test Automation and Exploratory Testing
    Torvald Mårtensson, Test Manager Gripen E and Technical Fellow, Saab
  • Deep learning for automotive software testing – first experiments
    Dhasarathy Parthasarathy, Principal Research Engineer, Volvo AB

Besides from the presentations, there will be several group discussions and breaks with time to network and meet people from industry, academia and public sector from all around Sweden. In the end of the first day the traditional STEW dinner will be held, a great opportunity for you to have interesting discussions.

We are not only releasing the program for STEW 2021 today, we also open the registration to the conference. Do not wait to secure your participation, register today!

STEW 2021 is arranged by Swedsoft together with our co-hosts Scania, Ideon Science Park, SKF, Halmstad University, AB Volvo, RISE, Saab, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Favro, Malmö University, Informator, Linnaeus University, Debricked and Addalot.

For more information about STEW and not least this years program go to:


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