Keynote

Keynote on ‘BPM 3.0′

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. August-Wilhelm Scheer
Tue, 8 September, 09:00-10:45

Short Bio:

Dr. August-Wilhelm Scheer, founder and chairman of the supervisory Board of IDS Scheer AG and imc AG was director of the Institute for Information Systems (IWi) at Saarland University from 1975 until 2005. His research activities focus on information and business process management in industry, the services sector and in public administration. His publications, translated into 8 languages, have gained worldwide attention. In 2003, he received the Philip Morris Research award and was named Entrepreneur of the Year. From 2006 to 2008, he was member of the council for innovation and growth of the Federal Government. Professor Scheer is member of the senate of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, president of the German Federal Association for Information Economy, Telecommunications, and New Media (BITKOM) and vice president of the Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.v. (BDI).

Change in Control

John Hoogland (LL.M.)
Wed, 9 September, 09:15-10:45

Short Bio:

John founded Pallas Athena in 1993 with the vision to help organizations improve their business performance and efficiency. Pallas Athena is one of the fast growing global BPM companies, making a difference to the business performance and efficiency of more than 2000 companies every day. John’s role is about translating innovative ideas to usable BPMS for enterprise wide use. He was the first to introduce Case Management concepts in the BPM market and the first to embed Process Mining technology in the BPM life cycle. His track record made him gain recognition from leading analysts in the international BPM community.

Scientific Workflows
Business (Workflows) as Usual?

Professor Bertram Ludaescher (Ph.D.)
Thu, 10 September, 09:15-10:45

Short Bio:

Bertram Ludäscher is professor at the Department of Computer Science and a member of the faculty at the UC Davis Genome Center, both at the University of California, Davis. He is currently also a research fellow at the Graduate School for Library and Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focus includes modeling, design, and optimization of scientific workflows and databases, data and workflow provenance, and knowledge representation and reasoning for scientific workflows and scientific data integration. He is currently involved in several collaborative scientific data and workflow management projects, including the DOE Scientific Data Management (SciDAC/SDM) Center project and NSF projects to develop scientific workflow technology (Kepler-CORE), e.g., for bioinformatics and environmental observatory applications (REAP, COMET). Prof. Ludäscher received his M.S. (Dipl.-Inform.) in Computer Science from the University of Karlsruhe in 1992 and his Ph.D. from the University of Freiburg, Germany in 1998. Until 2004 he was a research scientist at the San Diego Supercomputer Center and an adjunct faculty at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at UC San Diego.