Second GI-Workshop XML for Business Process Management 2005"



Second GI-Workshop XML4BPM
XML for Business Process Management

within the scope of the 11th Conference Business, Technologie, and Web (BTW 2005) in Karlsruhe (Germany), 01 March 2005.
Call for Papers

XML4BPM 2004


Gesellschaft für Informatik (German Computer Society):

GI-SIG IS-EPC "Business Process Management with Event-Driven Process Chains (EPC)"



 Call for Papers and Participation


The workshop is dedicated to XML technologies and applications for business process management (BPM) and modelling. Beyond current research papers, state of the art surveys and reports on practical application of XML technologies in business process management and modelling are welcome. The workshop aims to identify current research directions as well as industry trends. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Metamodels, schemas, and ontologies for business process modelling,
  • XML-based reference models and model-driven development for BPM,
  • XML-based integration and transformation in the context of BPM,
  • Application of Web Services and Semantic Web technologies for BPM,
  • Evaluation and comparison of competitive BPM standards,
  • Procedural models in the context of XML and BPM,
  • PNML, EPML, XPDL, XMI, BPEL4WS, BPSS, etc. and their application,
  • Inter-organizational document exchange (e.g. XML-EDI, xCBL, etc.),
  • Economic impact of XML-based standardization of BPM.

Important Dates:

Submission:                   10 December 2004

Notification:                     24 January 2005

Final Version:                 20 February 2005

Workshop:                      01 March 2005 from 09:00 to 12:00


Karlsruhe, 01 March 2005, within the scope of the 11th Conference "Business, Technology, and Web (BTW 2005)".


Please register via the BTW website. You may register for the whole BTW conference or you can choose a day ticket.


Papers should be written in English. Each paper will be reviewed by at least two program committee members. Please submit your paper as a PDF document by sending an email to Jan Mendling. Furthermore, please use the guidelines of Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI) to format your paper. We recommend the use of the Latex package available from the Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI) website. Submissions should not exceed 15 pages, including an abstract of up to 150 words and a list of references. Papers will be published online as workshop proceedings having an ISSN number. Best papers will be considered for publication in an international journal. Papers of last years XML4BPM workshop will be published in a special edition of the Springer Journal "Information Systems and e-Business Management".


Program Committee:

Christoph Bussler, DERI Ireland

Peter Buxmann, TU Darmstadt, Germany

Schahram Dustdar, TU Wien, Austria

Rony Flatscher, WU Wien, Austria

Ekkart Kindler, Uni Paderborn, Germany

Frank Leymann, Uni Stuttgart, Germany

Jan Mendling (Co-Chair), WU Wien, Austria

Markus Nüttgens (Co-Chair), HWP Hamburg, Germany

Andreas Oberweis, Uni Karlsruhe (TH), Germany

Manfred Reichert, Uni Twente, The Netherlands

Andreas Winter, Uni Koblenz, Germany

Michael zur Muehlen, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA



09:00 - 09:15     Welcome Address   (J. Mendling, WU Wien and M. Nüttgens, Uni des Saarlandes)

09:15 - 10:45     Session 1 - Full Papers   Session Chair: A. Oberweis, Uni Karlsruhe (TH)

                             A Survey on State of the Art to Facilitate Modelling of Cross-Organisational Business Processes
                             Sonia Lippe, Ulrike Greiner, Alistair Barros (SAP Research)  

                             Towards Workflow Pattern Support of Event-Driven Process Chains (EPC)
                             Jan Mendling, Gustaf Neumann (WU Wien), Markus Nüttgens (HWP Hamburg)   

                             Model-driven Development of Web Service Transactions
                             Benjamin A. Schmit, Schahram Dustdar (TU Wien)  

10:45 - 11:00     Coffee Break  

11:00 - 12:00     Session 2 - Discussion Papers   Session Chair: U. Greiner (SAP Research)

                             XML based Process Management in Cryo-Biotechnology: The ChameleonLab
                             Christopher H.P. Durst, Frank R. Ihmig, Heiko Zimmermann (IBMT St. Ingbert),
                              Matthias Biel, Martin Daffertshofer(Evotec Technologies GmbH, Hamburg)  

                             Improving Workflow Project Quality Via Business Process Patterns Based on Organizational Structure Aspects
                             Lucinéia Heloisa Thom, Cirano Iochpe (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul), Bernhard Mitschang (Uni Stuttgart)   

                             XML-based Transformation of Business Process Models -
                              Enabler for Collaborative Business Process Management

                             Dominik Vanderhaeghen, Sven Zang, Anja Hofer, Otmar Adam (Universität des Saarlandes)  

12:00 - 12:30     Final Discussion  


The workshop proceedings of XML4BPM 2005 (4 MB) are available here and a corresponding BibTex file here.



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