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                   CALL FOR PAPERS

        I-ESA’12 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
                    www.i-esa.org

INTEROPERABILITY FOR ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS
           
               March 22nd-23rd, 2012
                 VALENCIA (Spain)

                  Organised by:

 Universidad Politecnica de Valencia on behalf INTERVAL
   and the INTEROP-VLab (European Virtual Laboratory
         for Enterprise Interoperability)
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SCOPE:

I-ESA'12 Conference welcomes submissions of scientific
papers directly connected with the Conference Topics
but also industrial papers demonstrating relevant case
studies and implementation of EI (Enterprise Interoperability
and FInES (Future Internet Enterprise Systems).

The accepted papers will be published by Springer in the
book series "Enterprise Interoperability" (Vol. V).

IMPORTANT DATES:

  Full paper submission deadline: September 23rd, 2011 
  Author notification due: November 15th, 2011
  Camera-ready copies due: December 1st, 2011
  Conference: March 22nd-23rd, 2012

TOPICS OF INTEREST:

BUSINESS INTEROPERABILITY 
- Business interoperability requirements
- Business Process interoperability
- Knowledge management in networked enterprises
- Legal issues for interoperability
- Security issues in interoperability
- The human factor in interoperability 

ENTERPRISE MODELLING FOR ENTERPRISE INTEROPERABILITY
- Distributed Modelling
- Meta-Modelling
- Methods and Tools
- Requirements engineering for interoperable enterprises
- Service Modelling for Business
- Synchronization of models

SEMANTICS FOR ENTERPRISE INTEROPERABILITY
- Enterprise applications analysis and semantic elicitation
- Reasoning methods and tools for model transformation and data reconciliation
- Semantic mediation and enrichment of enterprise models
- Semantic Web based approaches

ARCHITECTURES AND FRAMEWORKS FOR INTEROPERABILITY
- Agent based approaches to interoperability
- Enterprise Application Integration
- Model Driven Architectures
- Service Oriented (Enterprise) Architecture
- Ubiquity, mobility, open architectures and large scale interoperability

FUTURE INTERNET AND ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS
- Future Internet and Enterprise Interoperability
- Future Internet in Enterprise Collaboration and Virtual Organizations
- Future Internet and Digital Ecosystems
- Next generation and vision for FInES

PLATFORMS FOR ENTERPRISE INTEROPERABILITY
- Intelligent infrastructure and automated methods for business system integration
- Internet of Future
- Interoperability of operational Systems – Aspects of Service Management
- Non-functional aspects of interoperable solutions
- Open platforms supporting collaborative businesses

SERVICES FOR ENTERPRISE INTEROPERABILITY
- Utility and Value Added Services for Enterprise Interoperability
- Micro-services, negotiation and federated Interoperability
- Service-oriented Integrated Development Environments (IDE) for Enterprise Interoperability
- Service Science Management and Engineering
- Cloud Computing, everything as a Service (XaaS)

ENTERPRISE INTEROPERABILITY SCIENCE-BASED
- Concepts, theories, and principles for solving EI problems
- Frameworks for the development of EI Science-based
- Contribution for EI Science-based from neighbouring scientific domains
- Proof of concept and assessment in EI Science-based

STANDARDS FOR INTEROPERABILITY
- Challenges in standardisation
- Open Standards
- Standardisation policies
- Standards Organisations works on Enterprise Interoperability

INTEROPERABILITY SCENARIOS AND CASE STUDIES
- How to reduce application gaps of new interoperability results
- Initiatives and communities
- New Interoperability Scenarios and derived requirements
- Problem statements
- Success stories and lessons learnt

EDUCATION ON ENTERPRISE INTEROPERABILITY
- Business needs
- Curricula on Enterprise Interoperability
- Educational Methods
- Vocational Training on Enterprise Interoperability

COMMITTEES:

GENERAL CONFERENCE CHAIRS
  Raul Poler, Univ. Politècnica València, ES
  Guy Doumeingts, INTEROP-VLAB, BE / University Bordeaux 1, FR

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE CHAIRS
  Bernhard Katzy, CETIM, DE
  Ricardo Chalmeta, Univ. Jaume I, ES

INTERNATIONAL SENIOR PROGRAMME COMMITTEE MEMBERS  
  Arne Berre, SINTEF, NO 
  Nacer Boudjlida, UHP Nancy 1, FR 
  David Chen, University Bordeaux 1, FR 
  Ricardo Goncalves, Uninova, PT 
  Sergio Gusmeroli, TXT Solutions, IT 
  Michele Missikoff, IASI-CNR, IT 
  Colin Piddington, CIMMEDIA, GB 
  Raul Poler, Univ. Politècnica València, ES 
  Keith Popplewell, Coventry University, GB 
  Xiaofei XU, Harbin Institute of Technology, CN 
  Martin Zelm, INTEROP-VLAB, BE 

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME COMMITTEE MEMBERS  
  Khalid Benali, Univ. Nancy 2, FR 
  Jean-Pierre Bourey, Ecole Centrale of Lille, FR 
  Yannis Charalabidis, NTUA, GR 
  Antonio De Nicola, ENEA, IT 
  Yves Ducq, University Bordeaux 1, FR 
  Ip-Shing Fan, Cranfield University, GB 
  Claudia Guglielmina, TXT Solutions, IT 
  Axel Hahn, University of Oldenburg, DE 
  Jenny Harding, Loughborough University, GB 
  Nenad Ivezic, NIST, US 
  Roland Jochem, Technische Universität Berlin, DE 
  Paul Johannesson, KTH, SE 
  Pontus Johnson, KTH, SE 
  Leonid Kalinichenko, Russian Academy of Sciences, RU 
  Stephan Kassel, Univ. of Applied Scien. Zwickau, DE 
  Thomas Knothe, Fraunhofer IPK, DE 
  Lea Kutvonen, University of Helsinki, FI 
  Jean-Pierre Lorré, EBM WebSourcing, FR 
  Michiko Matsuda, Kanagawa Inst. of Technology, JP 
  Arturo Molina, Monterrey Inst. of Technology, ME 
  Jörg Müller, Technische Universität Clausthal, DE 
  Andreas Opdahl, University of Bergen, NO 
  Angel Ortiz, Univ. Politècnica València, ES 
  Hervé Panetto, UHP Nancy I, FR 
  Hervé Pingaud, Ecole des Mines Albi Carmaux, FR 
  Klaus-Dieter Thoben, Bremen Univ. BIBA, DE 
  Bruno Vallespir, University Bordeaux 1, FR 
  Marten Van Sinderen, University of Twente, NL 
  Paola Velardi, University Roma La Sapienza, IT 
  Jian Wang, Queens University Belfast, GB 
  Bob Young, Loughborough University, GB 
  Li Zhang, Beihang University, CN 

INTERNATIONAL HONORARY COMMITTEE
Chair
  Jean-Paul Bourrières, Univ. Bordeaux 1, FR
Members
  Degang Cui, Beihang University, CN
  Michel Léonard, Univ. of Geneva, CH
  Kai Mertins, IPK Fraunhofer Berlin, DE
  Gérard Morel, UHP Nancy 1, FR
  Adolfo Steiger, Uninova, PT

WORKSHOPS COMMITTEE
Chair
  Martin Zelm, INTEROP-VLAB, BE
Members
  Guy Doumeingts, INTEROP-VLAB, BE / University Bordeaux 1, FR
  Yves Ducq, University Bordeaux 1, FR
  Stephan Kassel, Univ. of Applied Scien. Zwickau, DE
  Pedro Gomez, Univ. Politècnica València,ES

DOCTORAL SYMPOSIUM CHAIR
  Angel Ortiz, Univ. Politècnica València, ES

EXHIBITION CHAIR
  Ruben de Juan, ITI, ES

CONFERENCE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Chair
  Raquel Sanchis, Univ. Politècnica València, ES
Members
  Inmaculada Cano, Univ. Pol. València, ES
  Ruben de Juan, ITI, ES
  Julio Lajara, Univ. Politècnica València, ES
  Cathy Lieu, INTEROP-VLab, BE
  Amparo Roca, AIDIMA, ES