Dear participants of RE’18: Welcome to the conference!

We can’t wait to welcome and meet you all in person at the beautiful scenery and location of the Banff Centre.
Some last minute news and guidance:



There are always last-minute changes. You will all receive a conference booklet. For the most up-to-date info, please check


Starts on Sunday 5pm in KC 204


You Are invited to connect to REConnect! REConnect is our conference social network, allowing you to communicate about the conference contents, activities and experiences, in one centralized location. You can use it directly to post your thoughts, questions and suggestions, or you can login with your twitter account, and allow your RE twits to be automatically included in REConnect. Connect to REConnect at:


There are a large number of wildfires going on in British Columbia, the province west of Alberta. Smoke from these wildfires has spread to Alberta including Banff. As of now, this might limit the type and amount of outdoor activities that can be done, but does not create a risk for the RE’18 conference. The weather forecast predicts some rain for Sunday night, so this hopefully will also help to make the situation better.


One of the tutorials has posted instructions for participants (see and


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See you all soon!

Guenther, Walid and Daniel

Things to be done BEFORE, DURING or AFTER RE’18:

Accompanying family members will enjoy the following:

Summer Activities

About the Conference

RE'18 will offer an extensive program of interest to academia, government and industry. It will include several distinguished keynote speakers and three conference days full of papers, panels, posters and demos. A series of exciting tutorials to develop skills in and advance awareness of requirements engineering practices is of particular interest to industry. Two days of workshops as well as doctoral symposium offer forums for participants to present cutting-edge techniques and approaches in particular fields.

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RE'18 follows the theme -
"Crossing Boundaries and Increasing Impact"

An INDUSTRY DAY is held during the conference week on Monday, August 20th, 2018. From a world-wide survey titled “Naming the Pain in Requirements Engineering” (Méndez, F. D., et al.: Naming the Pain in Requirements Engineering: Contemporary Problems, Causes, and Effects in Practice, Empirical Software Engineering (2017), DOI: 10.1007/s10664-016-9451-7) , the top industrial software requirements engineering problems were analyzed.

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About the Venue: The Banff Centre

Call for Contributions

RE'18 invites original submissions in all areas of RE including elicitation, specification, modeling, analysis, verification and evolution. Categories of papers include
- Research papers
- Industrial Innovation papers
- Data Track papers
- RE@Next! papers

RE'18 welcomes submissions also for
- Workshops
- Tutorials
- Posters and Tool demos
- Doctoral Symposium
- Student Volunteers
- Panels and Interactive events

RE'18 follows the theme -
"Crossing Boundaries and Increasing Impact"

Donors & Sponsors of RE'18