In conjunction with 25th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference
Lisbon, Portugal
September 04, 2017
UsARE 2017 3rd International Workshop on Usability and Accessibility focused Requirements Engineering

*** UsARE 2017 workshop schedule is now online! ***

The workshop is dedicated to observations, concepts, approaches, frameworks and practices that promote understanding, facilitating, and increasing the awareness of the role of system usability and accessibility requirements and their proper integration into requirements engineering.

UsARE 2017 is planned to be a full-day workshop held in conjunction with RE 2017. The workshop will take place at Lisbon, Portugal on September 04, 2017.

Topics of interest for paper submissions include, but are not limited to methodologies, frameworks, concepts, and tool support for:

  • User-centered requirements engineering
    • Elicitation, representation, and negotiation of usability and accessibility requirements
    • Evaluation of usability and accessibility requirements
  • Impacts of RE and usability/accessibility considerations on software design and development processes and products
  • Usability and accessibility requirements management
  • RE at run-time for usable and accessible, adaptable and adaptive systems
  • Usability and accessibility requirements for mobile and distributed apps and services

Important Dates

Submission deadline: Friday, June 16, 2017 (extended!)
Notification of acceptance: Friday, June 30, 2014
Camera-ready submission: Friday, July 14, 2014
Workshop: Monday, September 04, 2017

Note that all submission deadlines are firm. All submission deadlines are 23:59 Baker Island Time.


Papers are solicited in the following categories:

  • Research papers (technical solutions and empirical studies)
  • Practice papers (experience reports and problem statements)
  • Tool demonstration papers
  • Case studies and best practices

Full papers (up to 7 pages) and short/position/vision papers (up to 4 pages) are accepted.

Submissions must be written in English and conform to the IEEE formatting instructions (using the RE’17 submission template). Submissions must be in PDF format and submitted electronically via EasyChair.

All papers submitted to the workshop must be unpublished original work and must not have been submitted elsewhere for publication. The selection of papers will be based on workshop relevance, academic rigor, innovation, industrial applicability, quality of writing and for their ability to trigger discussions.

Accepted papers will be included in the UsARE 2017 Proceedings published by IEEE and will be available online in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

Note: At least one of the authors of each accepted paper is required to register for the workshop and to present it during the workshop.

Registration Information

All information regarding registration, venue, accommodation, etc. can be found on the official RE 2017 website.


If you have any questions or comments, please send us an email using the following address: usare17<AT> (please replace <AT> by @).