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1st CfP: 5th Enterprise Engineering Working Conference - Prague - Czech Republic (EEWC 2015)

From: David Aveiro <programchair@ciaonetwork.org>
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2014 23:19:34 +0000
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           5th Enterprise Engineering Working Conference
                          (EEWC 2015)

                  www.ciaonetwork.org/eewc2015

                         May 9-15 2015
                     Prague, Czech Republic

                    Proceedings published in
     Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing
                             (LNBIP)

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Please distribute this Call for Papers among your colleagues, and/or e-mail
lists you belong to, that may be possibly interested in this conference.

Experience the benefits of a Working Conference, an Industry Track and a
Doctoral Consortium in Prague, the "heart of Europe", as the capital of the
Czech Republic is often referred to. Come and visit us on a venue, that
breathes with history, architectural jewels, hearty cuisine and a unique
atmosphere, providing inspiration and conditions for an interesting program
with significant scientific advancement.

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Motivation
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Modern enterprises face a strong pressure to increase agility and
competitiveness, to operate on the global market, and to engage in manifold
alliances. However, the vast majority of strategic initiatives in
enterprises fail, meaning that enterprises are unable to gain success from
their strategy. The key reason for these failures is the lack of coherence
and consistency among the various components of an enterprise. At the same
time, the need to operate as a unified and integrated whole is becoming
increasingly important. Currently, these challenges are dominantly
addressed from a functional or managerial perspective, as advocated by the
management and organization sciences, and as implemented by traditional
programs in business schools. Such knowledge is indeed necessary for
managing an enterprise, but it is insufficient for bringing about changes
in a fully systematic and integrated way. To do that, one needs to take a
constructional or engineering perspective.

In addition, both organizations and software applications are complex
systems, prone to entropy. This means that in the course of time, the costs
of bringing about similar changes increase in a way that is known as
combinatorial explosion. Entropy can be reduced and managed effectively
through modular design based on atomic elements.

Lastly, the individual persons in an enterprise, in cooperation, are
ultimately responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the
enterprise. They are also collectively responsible for the evolution of the
enterprise, in order to meet new challenges. These responsibilities can
only be borne if members have an appropriate knowledge and an effective
awareness of the construction of the enterprise given by a sound
engineering aproach.


Focus and Goal
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The Enterprise Engineering Working Conference 2015 is the fifth working
conference in the emerging field of Enterprise Engineering. The goal of the
conference is to gather academics and practitioners in order to share
innovative research issues and practical experiences, and to facilitate
profound discussions about the challenges mentioned above. It is the
mission of the discipline of Enterprise Engineering to develop new,
appropriate theories, models, methods and other artifacts for the analysis,
design, implementation, and governance of enterprises by combining
(relevant parts of) management and organization science, information
systems science, and computer science. The ambition is to address
traditional topics in said disciplines from the Enterprise Engineering
Paradigm. The result of the efforts should be theoretically rigorous and
practically relevant.

Topics of interest to this working conference include, but are not limited
to:

* Business Process Management
* Business Process Modeling and Simulation
* Business Rules
* Business Rules Management
* Collaborative, Participatory, and Interactive Modeling
* Component-Based System Development
* Domain Ontologies
* Domain Reference Ontologies
* Enterprise Architecture
* Enterprise Design and Implementation
* Enterprise Governance
* Enterprise Modeling and Simulation
* Enterprise Ontology
* Information System Architectures
* Information System Ontologies
* Information Systems Design
* Information Systems Development
* Modeling (cross-enterprise) Business Processes
* Ontology Implementation
* Reference Models for (cross-enterprise) Business Processes
* Service Oriented Architecture
* Service Oriented Design


Organization
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The 5th Enterprise Engineering Working Conference in 2015 follows the
successful preceding conferences in 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011 and the
preceding series of workshops (CIAO!'10, CIAO!'09, CIAO!'08, MIOS-CIAO'06,
MIOS-INTEROP'05, MIOS'04) held at the DESRIST, CAiSE and OTM Federated
conferences.

We are looking for articles on current or recently finished research
projects as well as articles from practitioners. Based on our motivating
experience of the previous workshops and working conferences, the
Enterprise Engineering Working Conference 2015 is planned to be a real
working conference, providing ample time for profound discussions following
short presentations. 


Publication
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The EEWC proceedings will be published in the Springer LNBIP series:
"Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing". (see:
http://ciaonetwork.org/phplist/lt.php?id=YU0EBBoHAh1Q


Submission
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Papers should be submitted in PDF format. The results described must be
unpublished and must not be under review elsewhere. Submissions must
conform to Springer's LNBIP format and should not exceed 15 pages,
including all text, figures, references and appendices. Submissions not
conforming to the LNBIP format or exceeding 15 pages will be rejected
without review. Information about the Springer LNBIP format can be found at
Springer LNBIP web page mentioned above. Three to five keywords
characterizing the paper should be indicated at the end of the abstract.

For submissions please go to our Easychair conference web page
(http://ciaonetwork.org/phplist/lt.php?id=YU0EBxoHAh1Q sign-up or sign-in,
submit your abstract and upload your paper taking in account the dates
specified below.

Important note: Since the review process is double-blind, please make sure
that your names and affiliations are not listed in the paper submitted for
review!


Important Dates
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Abstract submission:		January   06, 2015
Paper submission:		January   17, 2015
Acceptance notification:	February  10, 2015
Camera ready:			February  25, 2015
EEWC Masterclasses:		May    09-11, 2015
EEWC Main Program:		May    11-15, 2015


Advisory Board
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Antonia Albani, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Jan L.G. Dietz, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Jan Hoogervorst, Antwerp Management School, Belgium
Hans Mulder, University of Antwerp, Belgium


Conference Chairs
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Robert Pergl, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Robert Winter, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland


Program Chairs
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David Aveiro, University of Madeira, Portugal
Jorge Sanz, IBM Research at Almaden, California US
Jan Verelst, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Antonia Albani, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland


Organization Chair
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Robert Pergl, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic


Program Committee (to be confirmed)
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Alberto Silva 		INESC and University of Lisbon, Portugal
Artur Caetano 		University of Lisbon, Portugal
Bernhard Bauer 		University of Augsburg, Germany
Birgit Hofreiter 	Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Carlos Páscoa 		Portuguese Air Force Academy, Portugal
Christian Huemer 	Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Duarte Gouveia 		University of Madeira, Portugal
Eduard Babkin 		Higher School of Economics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Emmanuel Hostria 	Rockwell Automation, USA
Eric Dubois 		Public Research Centre - Henri Tudor, Luxembourg
Erik Proper 		Public Research Centre - Henri Tudor, Luxembourg
Florian Matthes 	Technical University Munich, Germany
Geert Poels 		University of Gent, Belgium
Gil Regev 		École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Itecor,
			Switzerland
Graham McLeod 		University of Cape Town, South Africa
Hans Mulder 		University of Antwerp, Belgium
Jan Hoogervorst 	Antwerp Management School, Belgium
Jan Verelst 		University of Antwerp, Belgium
João Pombinho 		University of Lisbon, Portugal
Joaquim Filipe 		School of Technology of Setúbal, Portugal
Joop de Jong 		Mprise, The Netherlands
Jorge Sanz 		IBM Research at Almaden, California US
José Tribolet		University of Lisbon, Portugal
Joseph Barjis 		Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Junichi Iijima 		Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Khaled Gaaloul 		Public Research Centre - Henri Tudor, Luxembourg
Marcello Bax 		Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Martin Op 't Land 	Capgemini, The Netherlands; University of Antwerp, 
			Belgium
Maurício Almeida 	Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Miguel Mira da Silva 	INESC and University of Lisbon, Portugal
Natalia Aseeva 		Higher School of Economics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Niek Pluijmert 		INQA Quality Consultants, The Netherlands
Nuno Castela 		Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal
Olga Oshmarina 		Higher School of Economics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Paul Johanesson 	Stockholm University, Sweden
Pedro Sousa 		INESC and University of Lisbon, Portugal
Peter Loos 		University of Saarland, Germany
Philip Huysmans 	University of Antwerp, Belgium
Renata Baracho 		Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Robert Lagerström 	KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Robert Pergl 		Czech Technical University in Prague
Rony Flatscher 		Vienna University of Economics and Business 
			Administration, Austria
Sanetake Nagayoshi 	Waseda University, Japan
Sérgio Guerreiro 	Lusófona University, Lisbon, Portugal
Steven van Kervel 	Formetis, The Netherlands
Stijn Hoppenbrouwers 	Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Sybren de Kinderen 	Public Research Centre - Henri Tudor, Luxembourg
Ulrich Frank 		University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Wolfgang Molnar 	Public Research Centre - Henri Tudor, Luxembourg

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Kind regards,
David Aveiro
Program co-Chair of the Enterprise Engineering Working Conference 2015
www.ciaonetwork.org/eewc2015


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