SATURN goes into orbit; last seen soaring towards a “booming technical community”

Saturn 2010The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (CMU/SEI)  and IEEE Software Magazine have joined forces for the sixth-annual Software Engineering Institute Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference. The SATURN Conference brings together experts from around the world to exchange best architecture-centric practices in developing, acquiring, and maintaining software-reliant systems. The objective is for architects at all levels meet to share ideas and lessons learned, network, and learn about new and existing technologies.

Traditionally, the conference has been organized at held at the home of CMU/SEI in Pittsburgh, PA. This year, the show hits the road and comes to the Minneapolis Hilton “to continue fostering growth of the network”.

Minnesota: premeditated or happenstance? Ipek Ozkaya, SATURN Conference Chair, describes it this way,