ICRE '96 Advance Program


MONDAY, 15 APRIL 1996

8 AM - Noon Tutorial 1

"Software Requirements Engineering" by Richard Thayer

1 PM - 5 PM Tutorial 2

"Managing the Requirements Process" by Tom DeMarco

TUESDAY, 16 APRIL 1996
8:45 AM - 10.30 AM		Plenary Session 1
	Welcome: Conference Chair
	Program Overview: Program Chair
 	Keynote Address by Tom DeMarco: "Requirements
		Engineering: Why Aren't We Better At It?"  
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM		Break
 
11 AM - Noon			Two Parallel Sessions
 

Session 2A: Experiences in Elicitation

Chair: Linda A. Macaulay (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK)

Session 2B: Collaboration in Requirements Analysis

Chair: Yahya Al-Salqan (West Virginia University, USA) Noon - 2:00 PM Lunch 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Two Parallel Sessions

Session 3A: Panel

"Ripe Fruits of Requirements Engineering, Moderated by John Brackett (Boston University, USA)

Sessions 3B: Adapting & Applying Analysis Methods

Chair: Colin Potts (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA) 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Break 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Two Parallel Sessions

Session 4A: Traceability

Chair: Janet Drake (University of Northern Iowa, USA)

Session 4B: Validation and Testing

Chair: Carl Singer (IBM Corporation, USA)

WEDNESDAY, 17 APRIL 1996
9 AM - 10:30 AM		Plenary Session 5

Keynote Address by Joseph A. Goguen (Oxford University, UK)
	"Formality and Informality in Requirements Engineering"
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM	Break
 
11:00 AM - Noon		Two Parallel Sessions
 

Session 6A: Prioritization

Chair: Colette Rolland (University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, France)

Sessions 6B: Considering User Goals and Tasks

Chair: Jen-Yen Chen (National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan) Noon - 2:00 PM Lunch 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Two Parallel Sessions

Session 7A: Panel

"Where and How do Formal Methods Fit in Requirements Engineering," Moderated by Betty H.C. Cheng (Michigan State University, USA)

Session 7B: Requirements Processes

Chair: Ivy Hooks (Compliance Automation, Inc., USA) 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Break 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Two Parallel Sessions

Session 8A: Agreement among Multiple Stakeholders

Chair: D. W. Bustard (University of Ulster, Northern Ireland)

Session 8B: Impact of Enterprise and Domain Requirements

Chair: Ellen White (Bellcore, USA)

THURSDAY, 18 APRIL 1996
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM		Best Paper Session 9
 Chair: Merlin Dorfman (Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., USA)



10:30 AM - 11:00 AM		Break
 
11:00 AM - Noon			Two Parallel Sessions

Session 10A: Natural Language Specifications

Chair: Nancy Mead (Software Engineering Institute, USA)

Session 10B: Assessing Object-Oriented Analysis in Specific Domains

Chair: Lloyd Williams (Software Engineering Research, USA) Noon - 2:00 PM Lunch 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Plenary

Panel Session 11

"Requirements Engineering at Age 20: Looking Back, Looking Ahead, Moderated by Barry Boehm (University of Southern California, USA) 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Closing Session 12 Conference Program Summary: Program Chair Future Events: Conference Chair 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Coffee


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