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.

An updated 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
John Spriggs, Independent Author and Presenter
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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