UGentMIS at BPM 2017 Barcelona, Spain. September 10-15, 2017


Congratulations to Prof. Amy Van Looy who will represent UGentMIS at the major conference on Business Process Management with two papers accepted for the BPM Forum:

A Quantitative Study Of The Link Between Business Process Management and Digital Innovation.

Elements for Tailoring a BPM Maturity Model to Simplify its Use (with Marie-Therese Christiansson)

For more information on BPM 2017, click HERE

UGentMIS co-organises PoEM 2017

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Professors Frederik Gailly and Geert Poels are the program chairs of this years Practice of Enterprise Modeling (PoEM) conference, which is jointly organised with KULeuven. Dr. Ben Roelens is co-chair of the doctoral consortium. We will make something special out of PoEM 2017 as it is its 10th anniversary.

We warmly invite all our UGentMIS colleagues to submit a paper to:
– the main conference (deadline July 23, 2017)
– the doctoral consortium (deadline July 23, 2017)
– the Practicing Open Enterprise Modeling within OMiLAB (PrOse) workshop (deadline August 14, 2017)
– The industry track (deadline September 10, 2017)

For more information on the conference and the calls for papers, click HERE

The authors of the best papers will be invited to extend their paper for submission to a special issue in Business & Information Systems Engineering (2016 ISI Impact Factor 3.392).

We hope to welcome many of our colleagues in Leuven!

New scientific research community on Process Mining

In September ’16 we applied together with researchers from UHasselt and KULeuven for Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) funding on supporting a scientific research community on Process Mining. Recently we received the good news that the FWO accepted our proposal. The grant will mainly leverage international mobility between the flemish and the international partners, to improve collaboration, and to organize symposia on post-doc level.

For your information, the involved partners are:

  • Hasselt University
  • LIRIS (KULeuven)
  • Ugent MIS (Ghent University)
  • BusI (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  • Bozen (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano)
  • Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
  • DTU (Technical University of Denmark)
  • Fondazione Bruno Kessler
  • Data61 | CSIRO, Australia
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Rutgers University
  • University of Tartu
  • Eindhoven University of Technology (2 groups)
  • Wirtschafstuniversität Wien

UGent MIS Research Group @ The 35th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling

The UGent MIS research group has three papers accepted at the 35th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling:

  • Main conference paper:
    • Michael Verdonck and Frederik Gailly: “Insights on the use and application of ontology and conceptual modeling languages in ontology-driven conceptual modeling”
  • QMMQ workshop papers:
    • Michael Verdonck and Frederik Gailly: An exploratory analysis on the comprehension of 3D and 4D ontology-driven conceptual models
    • Frederik Gailly, Ben Roelens and Giancarlo Guizzardi: The Design of a Core Value Ontology using Ontology Patterns

Tool support PGA method online

The tool support and additional description of the PGA method is now available on the website of the Open Models Laboratory.

More information available via:

De tool support en beknopte beschrijving van de PGA methode is nu beschikbaar op de website van het Open Models Laboratory.

Meer informatie beschikbaar via: