The First International Conference on Code Quality

Due to the pandemic situation, the conference will be held in semi-online mode: speakers will be allowed to present their works remotely over Zoom.

Sat 27 Mar 2021
Moscow, Russia

The First International Conference on Code Quality (ICCQ) is a one-day computer science event organized in cooperation with the IEEE Russia Section C Chapter and focused on static analysis, program verification, bug detection, and software maintenance.


anders møller Anders Møller
Aarhus University

Steering Committee

zhang yuxin Zhang Yuxin (Chair)
CTO of Huawei Cloud

yevgeny kolbin Yevgeny Kolbin
CEO of SberCloud

Program Committee

sergey zykov Sergey Zykov (Chair)

And in alphabetical order:

anastasios antoniadis Anastasios Antoniadis
University of Athens

julia belyakova Julia Belyakova
Northeastern University

aysu betin-can Aysu Betin-Can
Middle East Technical University

magiel bruntink Magiel Bruntink

laura m. castro Laura M. Castro
Universidade da Coruña

yufei ding Yufei Ding

umar farooq Umar Farooq

kiko fernandez-reyes Kiko Fernandez-Reyes
Uppsala University

alexander gerasimov Alexander Gerasimov
Huawei RRI

ben hardekopf Ben Hardekopf

christian hammer Christian Hammer
University of Potsdam

mats heimdahl Mats Heimdahl
University of Minnesota

robert hirschfeld Robert Hirschfeld
University of Potsdam

hugh leather Hugh Leather
University of Edinburgh

brandon lucia Brandon Lucia
Carnegie Mellon University

petr maj Petr Maj

pens palsberg Jens Palsberg

alexander petrenko Alexander K. Petrenko

alex potanin Alex Potanin
Victoria University of Wellington

vladimir rubanov Vladimir Rubanov
Huawei RRI

malavika samak Malavika Samak

aaron smith Aaron Smith

johannes späth Johannes Späth
University of Paderborn

yulei sui Giancarlo Succi
Innopolis University

yulei sui Yulei Sui
University of Technology Sydney

jubi taneja Jubi Taneja
University of Utah

qianxiang wang Qianxiang Wang

zheng wang Zheng Wang
University of Leeds

david west David West

Important Dates

Paper/abstract submission: 18 Dec 2020 (anywhere on Earth)

Author notification: 5 Feb 2021

Camera-ready submissions: 19 Feb 2021

Conference: 27 Mar 2021


To be published on the 28th of Feb.

Accepted Papers

19-Dec: We received 23 submissions.

29-Dec: 6 papers were desk-rejected.

Accepted papers will be published on the 5th of Feb.

Call for Papers

Papers will be published in the Proceedings of ICCQ and submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore® subject to meeting their scope and quality requirements; to be indexed by Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, DBLP, and others.

Publishing fee is $699 free (thanks to our partners).

We consider the following criteria when evaluating papers:

Papers will be reviewed by three PC members using a double-blind review process.

A PDF version of the CFP can be found here.

Our CFP is also published at WikiCFP, call4paper, AllConferenceCfpAlerts, SEWORLD, types-announce, DBWORLD.

Instructions for Authors


Submissions must be in PDF, printable in black and white on US Letter sized paper. All submissions must adhere to the acmart sigplan template (two columns, 11pt font size).

Submitted papers must be at least 4 and at most 12 pages long, including bibliographical references and appendices.

Submissions that do not meet the above requirements will be rejected without review.

Click here to submit via EasyChair.


Academic and not-for-profit organizations:

hse Higher School of Economics

isp Ivannikov Institute for System Programming of the RAS

msu Moscow State University

mipt Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

russoft RUSSOFT, a non-profit union of software companies

secr SECR, a famous Russian software conference

Industry partners:

huawei Huawei, a global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices

sbercloud SberCloud, a cloud platform of Sberbank Group

yandex Yandex, a Russian intelligent technology company

kaspersky Kaspersky, a multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider

Interested in joining and helping us make ICCQ even better? Click here.

Code of Conduct

The open exchange of ideas and the freedom of thought and expression are central to the aims and goals of ICCQ; these require an environment that recognizes the inherent worth of every person and group, that fosters dignity, understanding, and mutual respect, and that embraces diversity. For these reasons, ICCQ is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience, and abides by the ACM Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment at ACM Activities.

Conference participants violating these standards may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference, at the discretion of the conference organizers. Conference organizers are requested to report serious incidents to


These people are making ICCQ:

yegor bugayenko Yegor

sergey belov Sergey

sergei prokhorov Sergei

jeff zhu Jeff

If you are interested in helping us and joining the team of organizers, please email


The conference will be streamed live on YouTube and you will be able to watch it without registration. However, registration is mandatory if you want to attend the event and enjoy a tasty lunch with our speakers.

Registration fee: $199 free (thanks to our partners).

Register here.

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