REFraming Elicitation

2nd International Workshop on Requirements Engineering Frameworks

REFrame 2/2023, “REFraming Elicitation”, took place on 4th September, 2023, at RE 2023, the 31st IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference 2023, 04–08 September 2023, in Hannover, Germany.

Workshop Program

The REFrame workshop took place on Monday, 04 September 2023, from 9:00 to 17:00 o’clock (CEST).

It included different types of presentations, such as keynote, scientific paper, experience report, and poster, and provided plenty of room for discussions.

Time Session
9:00–10:30 Session 1: Welcome, Introduction & Keynote
9:00–9:15 Welcome & Introduction
9:15–9:45 Introduction of participants, collection of the participants’ expectations on the workshop

Keynote presentation & discussion:

“Requirements Engineering Framework in the case of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)”

Alina Kretschmer and Linda Maria Wings

10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
11:00–12:30 Session 2: Scientific Papers & Experience Reports

Presentation & discussion

“Explanations on Demand – An approach for eliciting the actual need for explanations”

Hannah Deters, Jakob Droste, Mathis Fechner & Jil Klünder


Presentation & discussion

“On the importance of a requirements elicitation framework to ensure sustainability in the digital education ecosystems”

Claudia-Melania Chituc


Presentation & discussion

“Towards a modern quality framework”

Martin Glinz, Norbert Seyff, Stan Bühne, Xavier Franch & Kim Lauenroth

12:30–14:00 Lunch Break
14:00–15:30 Session 3: Position Paper & Poster Presentations, Discussion


“A framework for user-triggered requirements engineering in the process of ‘digital transformation’ for small and medium enterprises”

Rüdiger Weißbach


Invited poster presentations

Posters that present relevant past results from the REFrame community on requirements and elicitation frameworks

14:40–15:00 Combined discussion on position paper and posters
15:00–15:30 Moderated discussion: Use cases and requirements for modern elicitation frameworks
15:30–16:00 Coffee Break
16:00–17:30 Session 4: Discussion & Wrap-Up

Moderated discussion:

  • Review of participants’ expectations & experiences
  • Desired characteristics of modern elicitation frameworks
  • Paths for developing modern elicitation frameworks
  • Towards a public domain compendium of requirements frameworks, methods, and techniques
17:00–17:30 Wrap-up, participants’ summary statements & outlook on follow-up activities
17:30 End of workshop
starting 19:00 Opportunity for joint dinner


Paper presentations in Session 1 included 20 min time for presentation and 10 min for discussion.

The room was f142 on the first floor of the university’s main building.

After the workshop, the participants had the opportunity to meet for a joint dinner in a Hannover restaurant.

Important Links