The Software engineer of the future

The twelfth annual Software Technology Exchange Workshop, STEW 2023, was sucessfully held at Teknikföretagen on November 15th. The conference featured engaged participants and informative presentations centered around 'The Software Engineer of the Future,' along with plenty of networking opportunities.

Swedsoft and our co-hosts were delighted to welcome participants to Stockholm for the STEW conference, centered around this year’s theme: The Software Engineer of the Future. STEW has been organized since 2012 by Swedsoft to create exchange between industry, academia and public sector within software development and research. The conference commenced with an opening speech by Pia Sandvik, the newly appointed CEO of Teknikföretagen, and was moderated by Stefan Frank, the chairman of Swedsoft.

The Software engineer of the future






During the day we had the chance to listen to presentations and engage in discussions around the theme The Software engineer of the future:

  • Secure By Design
    Linda Örtlund, Manager Architecture, AI & Design principles Digital engineering & Innovation, SKF
  • Navigating Inner Source: Unveiling the Complexities Beyond the Surface
    Azeem Ahmad, Inner Source Leader, Ericsson
  • Green software development – are you running dirty applications?
    Tina Runesson, Product Manager, Gaia Gen, Elsa Westin – IT Sustainability Lead @ Gaia Gen
  • Adversarial Machine Learning in the Industry
    Felix Jedrzejewski, PhD Student, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola
  • Circular Open Source Strategies for Scale
    Jonas Öberg, Open Source Officer, Scania CV AB
  • Agile Education at Cybercampus Sweden
    Gunnar Karlsson, professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Volvo cars Open source journey
    Mary Wang, Director, Open Source Ecosystem, Volvo Car Corporation
  • Knowledge of code is a democratic right
    Kristina Bjerka, Secretary General, Kodcentrum







The twelfth STEW conference was organized by the nonprofit organization Swedsoft together with its members and co-hosts AB Volvo, Blekinge Institute of Technology, KTH, Linnaeus University, Mälardalen University, Saab, Scania, Svenska Elektro- och Dataingenjörers Riksförening and SKF.


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