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Seminar - COTS, Legacy and Reuse

This seminar to be held on 6th December in London features seven talks from acknowledged experts in the reuse of existing components, be they COTS, SOUP or other legacy items when an assurance claim for the overall system or service must be made.
It will examine not only software and hardware but also the reuse of data and existing systems or services. There will be two-panel sessions run by Tim Kelly.
Full details at

Safety-Critical Systems Symposium SSS'19 - Event registration is now open!
The 27th Safety-Critical Systems Symposium (SSS'19) will be held in Bristol, UK at the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel from 5th to 7th February 2019. #SSS19

Tutorial - An Introduction to Human Factors 

This tutorial was held in London on 27th September 2018 and provided an overview of the principles, concepts and issues relating to Human Factors in a safety context.
It featured three speakers: Jocelyn Clark from NATS, Ben McCaulder from Greenstreet Berman Ltd and Nicole Saunders from Osprey CSL.
Rebecca Canham from Greenstreet Berman Ltd was there to support and run the Q&A session.

Selected slides from this event are now available.

SSS'19 Poster Abstracts Deadline

The SSS'19 poster abstracts submission has now closed. See the event page for details.

High Integrity Software conference 2018

The website for this event, to be held in Bristol on Tuesday 6th November, now offers:

  • a full programme for the conference
  • a video filmed at the previous conference in 2017
  • discounted attendance rate for newcomers to the topic (£95 instead of £195)

Data Safety Guidance
The PDF of the new Data Safety Guidance document (V3.0) is available for free download.

Slides from Past Events
Please note that slides from events (seminars, tutorials, etc.) are usually available on the event page after the event has taken place.

To find these navigate to Past Events.

Next Club events

  Date  Event  Title
November 20, 2018 SCSC SAWG#12  SCSC Service Assurance Working Group Meeting #12  
London, UK    

November 21, 2018 SCSC DSIWG #43  SCSC Data Safety Initative Working Group Meeting #43  
Thales, London    

December 6, 2018 SCSC Seminar  COTS, Legacy and Reuse  
London, UK    

February 5 - 7, 2019 SCSC Symposium  Safety-Critical Systems Symposium 2019 (SSS'19)  
Bristol, UK    

April 4, 2019 SCSC Seminar  Evolution of Assurance Case Practice  
London, UK    

June 13, 2019 SCSC Seminar  Learning from Accident Investigations  
London, UK    

Next WG meeting

No details available

Other events

  Date  Event  Title
November 20, 2018 IET Workshop  Software Tools in the Development of Safety Systems  
IET Birmingham    

November 20, 2018 NCSC Event  The Safety and Cyber Security of Industrial Control Systems  
National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), London   Register interest via EventBrite (Click Here) 

December 4 - 7, 2018 PRDC 2018  2018 IEEE 23rd Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing  
Taipei, Tiwan    


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