CS professor and chair Fred Schneider was a keynote speaker at the 16th annual High Confidence Software and Systems Conference.  Schneider's talk title was "Metric or English: Characterizing and Conveying Trustworthiness"

HCSS  focuses on "new scientific and technological foundations that can enable entirely new generations of engineered designs that are becoming essential for effectively operating life–, safety–, security–, and mission–critical systems".