This is a selection of my invited talks. Please follow the links under the individual titles, if provided, for the material or reach out to me.
Recent / Upcoming talks (selected)


March 22nd, 2019
Valedictory / farewell lecture Roel Wieringa, at University of Twente, the Netherlands.

April 1st, 2019
Lecture / unit on Theory Building in Software Engineering at Dagstuhl Seminar on Software Engineering Research Methods Training.

 

  • D. Mendez Fernandez
    Building and Evaluating Theories in Software Engineering
    Talk given at a Dagstuhl seminar on Software Engineering Research Methods Training, Wadern, 2019.
    Slides:Presentation
  • D. Mendez Fernandez
    Requirements Engineering Research: How good are we at solving practical problems?
    Farewell lecture for the retirement of Professor Roel Wieringa, held at University of Twente, the Netherlands, 2019.
    Slides:Presentation
  • J. Hehn, F. Uebernickel, D. Mendez Fernandez
    Design Thinking for Requirements Engineering
    Tutorial given at RE 2018, held in Banff, Canada, 2018.
    Slides:Presentation
  • D. Mendez Fernandez
    In Quest of Requirements Engineering that Industry needs
    Keynote given at CibSE 2018, held in Bogota, Colombia, 2018.
    Slides: Presentation
  • D. Mendez Fernandez
    Survey Research in Software Engineering
    Tutorial given at CibSE 2018, held in Bogota, Colombia, 2018.
    Slides: Presentation
  • D. Mendez Fernandez
    Theory Building in RE – The NaPiRE Initiative
    Invited talk given at the seminar on 40 years of Requirements Engineering – Looking forward and looking back, held in Kappel am Albis, Switzerland, 2017.
    Slides: Presentation
  • D. Mendez Fernandez
    An Introduction into Philosophy of Science for Software Engineers
    Invited guest lectures given at the University of Stuttgart, 2017.
    Slides: Presentation
  • M. Torchiano, D. Mendez Fernandez, G.H. Travassos, R.M. de Mello
    Talks at the International Advanced School of Empirical Software Engineering, Ciudad Real, Spain 2016.
    Slides: Presentation
  • D. Mendez Fernandez
    Software Engineering Excellence – the key to mastering the Digital Transformation in Organisations.
    Invited talk given at a PWC trategy& symposium for the chemical sector opening the session on computational chemistry, Munich, Germany, 2016.
    Slides: Presentation
  • R. Wieringa, D. Mendez Fernandez, L. Prechelt
    Theories in Empirical Software Engineering
    Talks (sessions) at the International Advanced School of Empirical Software Engineering, Beijing, China 2015.
    Slides: Presentation
  • D. Mendez Fernandez, A. Vetrò, M. Broy
    Philosophy of Science: Scientific methods and their validity, 2014.
    Slides: Presentation
  • D. Mendez Fernandez
    Case Studies in Indutry – Fundamentals and Lessons Learnt
    Talk (session) at the International Advanced School of Empirical Software Engineering, Torino, Italy 2014.
    Slides: Presentation
  • D. Mendez Fernandez, M. Mlynarski
    Warum RE nicht tot ist und Tester umdenken sollten! (Why RE is non dead and why testers should change their way of thinking!)
    Keynote at the German Testing Night, Munich 2014.
  • D. Mendez Fernandez
    Artefact-based Requirements Engineering Improvement
    Invited Talk at the Software Enginering II Research Group, University of Stuttgart, June 2012.
  • D. Mendez Fernandez
    Artefact-based Requirements Engineering and its Customisation
    Invited Talk at the chair Programmierung und Softwaretechnik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, May 2010.