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Tutorials provide a valuable opportunity for conference participants to expand their product line knowledge and skills. Tutorials may focus on introductory product line topics, such as how to introduce a product line approach into an organization, or on advanced tools, approaches, methods, and best practices.

Tutorials will be held during the first two days of the conference week in full-day or half-day sessions.


  • Tutorial proposals: Apr 10, 2017
  • Notification: May 10, 2017
  • Final version of the 1 page description: June 5, 2017 Jun 22, 2017


A tutorial proposal consists of two pages describing the topic, the plan for conducting the tutorial, and the backgrounds of the presenters and the tutorial.

  • The Topic section should include the title, goals, and intended audience of the tutorial (practical vs. academic; beginner vs. advanced). The topic should be described in detail, stressing its importance and timeliness.
  • The Plan section should include: a preliminary schedule of events including estimated times and length of the tutorial (half-day/full-day); a detailed description of what the tutorial will cover; a justification of the tutorial for SPLC2017; an explanation of how the tutorial will be conducted; and sample material or notes, if the topic is being proposed for the first time.
  • The Presenters’ Backgrounds section should include relevant biographical information and summaries of the presenters’ technical presentation and tutorial experience.
  • The Tutorial Background section should include a description of where and when the tutorial has been offered previously and any evaluations that were done.

A one-page description of all accepted tutorials will be published in the conference proceedings.

The page limit is 2 pages. Submissions must follow the ACM proceedings format and will be reviewed by tutorials committee.

The SPLC proceedings will be published in the ACM Digital Library. SPLC is ranked as a top conference.

All the persons giving an accepted tutorial must register and attend SPLC 2017.
Submissions must be sent using EasyChair (select the “tutorials” track):



  • Ebrahim Bagheri, Ryerson University, Canada
  • Yingfei Xiong, Peking University, China