Practitioner Track

RE'06 will feature full five days of program events for practitioners:

On Monday and Tuesday, we offer you seven tutorials and several workshops that are also geared towards practical issues.

During the main conference (Wednesday to Friday) we will have a practitioner track running in parallel to the academic research sessions:

Wednesday, September 13

Keynote talk: "End Users Who Meet Their Own Requirements" by Mary Beth Rosson

Mini-Tutorial: "Just Enough Requirements Management" by Alan Davis

Practice Papers 1: Application of RE (or panel on product management)

Practice Paper Session 2: Tailoring and Improvement

Presentation of the INCOSE initiative "A Requirements Guide For All (REGAL)"

Thursday, September 14

Keynote talk: " Testing to Improve Requirements - Mission Impossible?" by Dorothy Graham

Invited experience talks by Anette Prindahl, Ralph Young, and Gerald Heller

Meet-the-Expert-Session: "Requirement Engineering, an Oxymoron?" with Ivy Hooks (or panel on cost and benefit of requirements traceability)

Practice Papers 3: Process Issues

Friday, September 15

Invited practice talks by Brian Berenbach (Siemens) and Steve Miller (Rockwell Collins)

Mini-Tutorial: "Requirements by Collaboration: Facilitating Workshops to Define Stakeholder Needs" by Ellen Gottesdiener

Keynote talk: "Goal-Oriented Requirements Engineering, Part II" by John Mylopoulos

Please note that the mini-tutorials are included in the conference fee, while for the full-day and half-day tutorials on Monday and Tuesday, you have to register and pay separately.

In parallel to the main conference, tool vendors will exhibit their products and give product presentation talks at their booths.

The detailed preliminary program is here.