Tuesday, September 14th

8:00-9:00 Registration Opens
9:00-10:15 Keynote – Phil Gilbert: The Next Decade of BPM
10:15-10:45 Networking Break
Tracks Advances in Research Industry Case Studies Tutorials
10:45-12:15 Theme: Business Process Design BPM in Practice: The US Perspective
12:15-1:30 Networking Lunch
1:30-3:00 Theme: People and Processes BPM in Practice: The International Perspective The Analysis of Business Performance Problems (Harmon & Mahal)
3:00-3:15 Coffee Break
3:15-4:45 Theme: Semantics Software Demos (Session 1) The Analysis of Business Performance Problems (cont’d)
4:45-5:30 Fireside Chat – Robert Shapiro: Business Process Optimization

BPM Detailed Agenda (PDF)

BPM Detailed Agenda (PDF)

Advances in Research: Business Process Design (10:45-12:15)

  1. From Informal Process Diagrams To Formal Process Models
    Debdoot Mukherjee, Pankaj Dhoolia, Saurabh Sinha, Aubrey J. Rembert and Mangala Gowri Nanda
  2. Machine-Assisted Design of Business Process Models Using Descriptor Space Analysis
    Maya Lincoln, Mati Golani and Avigdor Gal
  3. Impact of Granularity on Adjustment Behavior in Adaptive Reuse of Business Process Models
    Oliver Holschke

Advances in Research: People and Processes (1:30-3:00)

  1. From People to Services to UI: 
Distributed Orchestration of User Interfaces

    Florian Daniel, Stefano Soi, Stefano Tranquillini, Fabio Casati, Heng Chang and Yan Li
  2. A Collaborative Approach to Maturing 
Process-Related Knowledge

    Hans Friedrich Witschel, Bo Hu, Uwe Riss, Barbara Thönssen, Roman Brun, Andreas Martin and Knut Hinkelmann
  3. Self-adjusting Recommendations for 
People-driven Ad-hoc Processes

    Christoph Dorn, Thomas Burkhart, Dirk Werth and Schahram Dustdar

Advances in Research: Semantics (3:15-4:45)

  1. Symbolic Execution of 
Acyclic Workflow Graphs
Cédric Favre and Hagen Völzer
  2. Structuring Acyclic Process Models

    Artem Polyvyanyy, Luciano García-Bañuelos and Marlon Dumas
  3. A New Semantics for the Inclusive Converging Gateway in Safe Processes
Hagen Völzer

Industry Case Studies: The US Perspective (10:45-12:15)

  1. Crossing the chasm between 
Enterprise Architecture and BPM
Nick Malik (
Microsoft, USA)
  2. The Five Missing Links – Connecting BPM to the Business during a Mission Change

    Adelle Elia and Sandra Lyons (GTSI Inc., USA)
  3. Wells Fargo: BPM Center Of Excellence
Paul Tazbaz, Wells Fargo, USA

Industry Case Studies: The International Perspective (1:30-3:00)

  1. BPM practices applied to a large-scale banking scenario: results and lessons learned

    Steve Borelli, Marco Brambilla and Stefano Butti (Unicredit, Italy and WebRatio, Italy)
  2. Process Remixes – Mixing Legacy 
with Process orchestration

    Sukriti Goel and Jyoti Bhat (
Infosys Technologies Ltd., India)
  3. The Two Einsteins – Value-Adding Process Redesign and Automation in a Complex Life Sciences Environment
John Hoogland
 (Pallas Athena, The Netherlands)

Software Demo Showcase (3:15-4:45)

  1. PNav
  2. AristaFlow
  3. MarcoFlow
  4. service-technology.org
  5. KISSmir
  6. iPB
  7. bflow*