Seminar: COTS, Legacy and Reuse


COTS, Legacy and Reuse

Thursday 6 December, 2018 - London, UK

This seminar will feature a set of talks on COTS* (Commercial Off-The-Shelf), Legacy and Reuse components in a safety context. It will examine the issues arising from reuse (and re-purposing) of software, hardware and data in various sectors and application contexts, and will consider how assurance arguments can be constructed and what evidence is required to support the arguments. 

* COTS in this context includes SOUP (Software of Unknown Pedigree/Provenance) and other forms of Off-The-Shelf software

This seminar will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Victoria, 2 Bridge Pl, Pimlico, London SW1V 1QA.

A programme for this event is now available.

Speakers at this event are:

Stephen Barker, CAA
Dewi Daniels, Aeronautique Associates Limited
Jon Hall,  The Open University
Catherine Menon, University of Hertfordshire
Paolo Picca, Office of Nuclear Regulation
Fan Ye, ESC Ltd

There is a reduced rate of £99 for students/retired and those under 26, which includes a year's free membership to the club. Please contact Alex King ( for more details.

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 Item  Price  Total  Notes
COTS, Legacy and Reuse  £195.00  £195.001 day seminar in London UK, includes lunch and refreshments. 
SCSC membership 2018.  £95.00  £95.00If you are not already a member for this year the membership supplement is payable. (If you think you might be covered by a corporate membership please check before booking) 
Vegetarian food required    
Special requirements
Total cost  £290.00

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