LASER 2020 summer school: we are pleased to announce that we added a new speaker: Adrian Cockcroft from Amazon Web Services!

Upcoming events

LASER 2020 will focus on Web Services and DevOps!  Mark your calendar for the following dates: May 31th to June 7th. Registrations are open!

FISEE 2020: Second international workshop on frontiers in software engineering education November 9-11 2020, Villebrumier, near Toulouse, France.


Most recent events

FISEE 2019: First international workshop on frontiers in software engineering education November 11-13 2019, Villebrumier, near Toulouse, France.

LASER 2019 on AI + ML +  SE  June 1-9 2019

Devops 2019 May 6-8 2019

EAQSE Workshop on Empirical Answers to Questions on Software Engineering: November 19-21 2018


The LASER foundation, established in Zurich, organizes meetings, seminars, schools and training sessions worldwide on the science and practice of information technology.

The LASER summer school takes place every year in the island of Elba, Italy, for a full week in June. Since its first session in 2004, the school’s lecturers have included the top international experts in software engineering including many Turing Award winners.

The LASER conference center

The foundation provides a home for frequent workshops in the LASER conference center at Villebrumier near Toulouse, France. The setting is ideal for intensive working sessions

If you would like to organize  a meeting, you will find all the information and the request form here.

Previous LASER summer schools (since 2004)