From September 1 to September 6 Vienna (Austria) will be hosting the 17th edition of the BPM conference, the most prestigious forum for researchers and practitioners in the field of Business Process Management. The conference has built its reputation by showcasing leading-edge research of the highest quality together with talks, tutorials and discussions by the most renown thought leaders and innovators in the field. The BPM conference series embraces the diversity and richness of the BPM field and serves as a melting pot for experts from a mix of disciplines including Computer Science, Information Systems Engineering, and Management.
BPM 2019 will continue the track system successfully implemented in BPM 2018:
Track I (Foundations) covers theoretical foundations
Track II (Engineering) focuses on engineering aspects of information systems research
Track III (Management) investigates how BPM can deliver business value or competitive advantage.
To implement this structure, each track has a dedicated track chair and a dedicated program committee. The track chairs, together with a consolidation chair, are responsible for the scientific program. Beyond the three tracks of the main conference, BPM 2019 includes the following program components:
The Industry Track to present practical insights and experiences on BPM
The Blockchain Forum to cover topics that touch this technology and BPM
The Central Eastern European (CEE) Forum to showcase BPM in this region
The Demonstration Track to present innovative tools and prototypes
The Doctoral Consortium to tutor PhD students
Tutorials to teach recent BPM topics
Various Workshops to discuss emerging BPM-related topics.
Six keynotes will give inspiring talks for the respective tracks and forums, specifically (in alphabetical order):
Pat Geary (Blue Prism) for the Engineering Track
Monika Henzinger (University of Vienna) for the Foundations Track
Kalle Lyytinen (Case Western University) for the Management Track
Petr Novotny (IBM Research) for the Blockchain Forum
Max Pucher (Papyrus) for the Industry Track
Stefan Schulte (TU Wien) for the Blockchain Forum
A thrilling social program completes a rich, diverse, and exciting program for BPM 2019 that you can check out at https://bpm2019.ai.wu.ac.at/.
We are very much looking forward to your contributions and your visit in Vienna!