Keynote Speaker

The xtUML Days 2019 UK keynote speaker is Takao Futagami. He is a chief consultant at Toyo Corporation. His research interests focus on embedded systems engineering. Futagami-sensei holds a degree in physics from Tsukuba University and is a professor at Tokai University.


Mr. Futagami was instrumental to the introduction of the Shlaer-Mellor Method, xtUML and associated tooling into Japan in the 1990s and continues to promote modeling in industry and education. Futagami has helped translate much of the Shlaer-Mellor literature into Japanese.

Shlaer-Mellor Material:
Executable UML: A Foundation for Model-Driven Architecture, Stephen Mellor and Marc Balcer
MDA Distilled, Stephen Mellor and Kendall Scott
How to Build Shlaer-Mellor Object Models, Leon Starr
Executable UML How to Build Class Models, Leon Starr

Programming and C:
Programing LEGO Mindstorms, Brian Bagnall
MISRA-C Coding Guideline 1997
MISRA-C Coding Guideline 2004

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