BMSD: Business Modeling and Software Design



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Event When Where Deadline
BMSD 2024 14th Int. Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jul 1, 2024 - Jul 3, 2024 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Apr 24, 2024
BMSD 2023 13th Int. Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jul 3, 2023 - Jul 5, 2023 Utrecht, The Netherlands Apr 24, 2023
BMSD 2022 12th Int. Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jun 27, 2022 - Jun 29, 2022 Fribourg, Switzerland Apr 18, 2022
BMSD 2021 11th Int. Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jul 5, 2021 - Jul 7, 2021 Sofia, Bulgaria Apr 16, 2021
BMSD 2020 10th Int. Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jul 6, 2020 - Jul 8, 2020 Berlin, Germany Apr 21, 2020
BMSD 2019 9th International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jul 1, 2019 - Jul 3, 2019 Lisbon, Portugal Apr 8, 2019
BMSD 2018 8th International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jul 2, 2018 - Jul 4, 2018 Vienna, Austria Apr 9, 2018
BMSD 2017 7th International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jul 3, 2017 - Jul 5, 2017 Barcelona, Spain Apr 10, 2017
BMSD 2016 6th Int. Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jun 20, 2016 - Jun 22, 2016 Rhodes, Greece Mar 7, 2016
BMSD 2015 International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jul 6, 2015 - Jul 8, 2015 Milan, Italy Apr 1, 2015
Jun 24, 2014 - Jun 26, 2014 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Feb 17, 2014
BMSD 2013 International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jul 8, 2013 - Jul 10, 2013 Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands Mar 31, 2013
BMSD 2012 Second International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Jul 4, 2012 - Jul 6, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland May 1, 2012

Present CFP : 2024

Dear Colleague,

The submission deadlines for BMSD 2024 (14th International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design) were extended to: April 24 / May 1 - you may have a look at the BMSD'24 website (; and also:

Find below actual information concerning BMSD 2024:

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Call for Papers

BMSD 2024 - 14th International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design

1-3 July 2024
Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Organized by Institute IICREST, Co-Organized by Université du Luxembourg
In Cooperation with: TU Delft, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, SIKS, Cesuur B.V., Scheer Americas LLC


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Boris Shishkov
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences / ULSIT / IICREST

Bert de Brock
University of Groningen
The Netherlands


BMSD - the International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design, is a leading international discussion and knowledge dissemination forum that brings together researchers and practitioners interested in: (i) MODELING in general and in particular - conceptual modeling, goal modeling, value modeling, business/enterprise modeling, process modeling, situation modeling, data-analytics-driven modeling, predictions-based modeling, model-driven engineering; (ii) ENTERPRISE ENGINEERING and its relation to SOFTWARE SPECIFICATION; (iii) INFORMATION SYSTEMS architectures and design. Each year, a special theme is chosen, for making presentations and discussions more focused. The theme of BMSD 2023 was: INCORPORATING CONTEXT-AWARENESS IN THE DESIGN OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS.

Adequate enterprise models are of huge importance not only for understanding and (re-)engineering an organization but also for adequately automating (part of) its processes by means of software. Not grasping correctly and exhaustively an enterprise system would inevitably lead to consequent software failures. It is therefore claimed that SOFTWARE GENERATION should essentially have its roots in corresponding enterprise engineering models.

In 2024, BMSD will be held in LUXEMBOURG, GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG, following previous events in The Netherlands (Utrecht 2023), Switzerland (Fribourg 2022), Bulgaria (Sofia 2021), Germany (Berlin 2020), Portugal (Lisbon 2019), Austria (Vienna 2018), Spain (Barcelona 2017), Greece (Rhodes 2016), Italy (Milan 2015), The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Luxembourg 2014), The Netherlands (Noordwijkerhout 2013), Switzerland (Geneva 2012), and Bulgaria (Sofia 2011).


Publication: The BMSD'24 Proceedings will be published by Springer (LNBIP) and indexed by Scopus, Web of Science, EI, ISI, and DBLP.



enterprise systems
enterprise system environments and context
construction and function
actor roles
signs and affordances
business processes
business process coordination
business process optimization
business process management and strategy execution
production acts and coordination acts
regulations and business rules
enterprise (re-) engineering
enterprise interoperability
inter-enterprise coordination
enterprise engineering and architectural governance
enterprise engineering and software generation
enterprise innovation

essential business models
re-usable business models
business value models
business process models
business goal models
integrating data analytics in business modeling
semantics and business data modeling
pragmatics and business behavior modeling
business modeling viewpoints and overall consistency
business modeling landscapes
augmented and virtual-reality-based enterprise modeling
requirements elicitation
domain-imposed and user-defined requirements
requirements specification and modeling
requirements analysis and verification
requirements evolution
requirements traceability
usability and requirements elicitation

enterprise engineering and service science
service-oriented enterprises
from business modeling to service-oriented solutions
business modeling for software-based services
service engineering
business-goals-driven service discovery and modeling
technology-independent and platform-specific service modeling
re-usable service models
business-rules-driven service composition
web services
autonomic service behavior
context-aware service behavior
service interoperability
change impact analysis and service management
service monitoring and quality of service
services for IoT applications
service innovation

enterprise engineering and software development
model-driven engineering
co-design of business and IT systems
business-IT alignment and traceability
alignment between IT architecture and business strategy
business strategy and technical debt
business-modeling-driven software generation
normalized systems and combinatorial effects
software generation and dependency analysis
component-based business-software alignment
objects, components, and modeling patterns
generic business modeling patterns and software re-use
business rules and software specification
business goals and software integration
business innovation and software evolution
software technology maturity models
domain-specific models
croscutting concerns - security, privacy, distribution, recoverability, logging, performance monitoring

enterprise architectures
service-oriented computing
software architectures
cloud computing
autonomic computing (and intelligent software behavior)
context-aware computing (and adaptable software systems)
affective computing (and user-aware software systems)
aspect-oriented computing (and non-functional requirements)
architectural styles
architectural viewpoints

data modeling in business processes
data flows and business modeling
databases, OLTP, and business processes
data warehouses, OLAP, and business analytics
data analysis, data semantics, redundancy, and quality-of-data
data mining, knowledge discovery, and knowledge management
information security and business process modeling
categorization, classification, regression, and clustering
cluster analysis and predictive analysis
ontologies and decision trees
decision tree induction and information gain
business processes and entropy
machine learning and deep learning - an enterprise perspective
uncertainty and context states
statistical data analysis and probabilistic business models

smart contracts
blockchains for business process management
blockchain schemes for decentralization
the blockchain architecture - implications for systems and business processes
blockchains and the future of enterprise information systems
blockchains and security / privacy / trust issues

the IoT paradigm
IoT data collection and aggregation
business models and IoT
IoT-based software solutions
IoT and context-awareness
IoT and public values
IoT applications: smart cities, e-Health, smart manufacturing.


The symposium is organized and sponsored by the international institute IICREST, Co-Organized by Université du Luxembourg, and technically co-sponsored by Cesuur B.V. and Scheer Americas LLC Cooperating organizations are: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Delft University of Technology (TU DElft), the U-Twente Digital Society Institute (DSI), the Nederlands Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS), and AMAKOTA Ltd.


Key dates
Regular Paper submission deadline: 24 April 2024 (extended)
Position Paper submission deadline: 1 May 2024 (extended)
Notification of acceptance: 1 May 2024 / 3 May 2024
Final paper submission: 7 May 2024.

Types of contributions
Regular Papers - presenting research that is completed or almost finished
Position Papers - presenting an arguable opinion about and issue
Invited Papers - submitted by best paper authors and BMSD former / future Keynote Lecturers.

Paper formats concerning the symposium proceedings
Full Papers should be no less than 13 and no more than 18 pages (oral presentation)
Short Papers should be no less than 6 and no more than 10-pages (oral presentation)
Posters (NOT published in the Springer Proceedings) - 4 page limit (poster presentation).

How to submit a paper (7 steps)
1. View the technical scope
2. Prepare a contribution of no less than 4 and no more than 12 pages (Springer LNCS format)
3. Decide whether you are submitting your contribution as a Regular Paper or as a Position Paper
4. Do paper formatting, using the provided templates (
5. Remove your names and the names of your co-authors (and also your affiliations) from the title and references sections
6. Save the file as PDF
7. e-Mail the file to: secretariat [at] by April 24 (extended deadline), putting in the Subject: "BMSD 2024, Regular / Position Paper".


Program Committee

Boris Shishkov, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences / ULSIT / IICREST, Bulgaria

Marco Aiello, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Mehmet Aksit, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Amr Ali-Eldin, Mansoura University, Egypt
Apostolos Ampatzoglou, University of Macedonia, Greece
Paulo Anita, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Juan Carlos Augusto, Middlesex University, UK
Paris Avgeriou, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Saimir Bala, WU Vienna, Austria
Boyan Bontchev, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria
Jose Borbinha, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Frances Brazier, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Bert de Brock, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Barrett Bryant, University of North Texas, USA
Cinzia Cappiello, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Kuo-Ming Chao, Coventry University, UK
Michel Chaudron, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Samuel Chong, Fullerton Systems, Singapore
Dimitar Christozov, American University in Bulgaria - Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
Jose Cordeiro, Polytechnic Institute of Setubal, Portugal
Robertas Damasevicius, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Ralph Deters, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Claudio Di Ciccio, Sapienza University, Italy
Jan L. G. Dietz, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Aleksandar Dimov, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria
Teduh Dirgahayu, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Indonesia
Dirk Draheim, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
John Edwards, Aston University, UK
Hans-Georg Fill, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Chiara Francalanci, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Veska Georgieva, Technical University - Sofia, Bulgaria
J. Paul Gibson, T&MSP - Telecom & Management SudParis, France
Rafael Gonzalez, Javeriana University, Colombia
Paul Grefen, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Norbert Gronau, University of Potsdam, Germany
Clever Ricardo Guareis de Farias, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jens Gulden, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Ilian Ilkov, IBM, The Netherlands
Ivan Ivanov, SUNY Empire State College, USA
Krassimira Ivanova, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics - BAS, Bulgaria
Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Gabriel Juhas, Slovak University of Technology, Slovak Republic
Dmitry Kan, Silo AI, Finland
Marite Kirikova, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Stefan Koch, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Vinay Kulkarni, Tata Consultancy Services, India
John Bruntse Larsen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Peng Liang, Wuhan University, China
Kecheng Liu, University of Reading, UK
Claudia Loebbecke, University of Cologne, Germany
Leszek Maciaszek, Macquarie University, Australia / University of Economics, Poland
Somayeh Malakuti, ABB Corporate Research Center, Germany
Jelena Marincic, ASML, The Netherlands
Raimundas Matulevicius, University of Tartu, Estonia
Hermann Maurer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Heinrich Mayr, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt, Austria
Nikolay Mehandjiev, University of Manchester, UK
Jan Mendling, WU Vienna, Austria
Michele Missikoff, Institute for Systems Analysis and Computer Science, Italy
Dimitris Mitrakos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ricardo Neisse, European Commission Joint Research Center, Italy
Bart Nieuwenhuis, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Roy Oberhauser, Aalen University, Germany
Olga Ormandjieva, Concordia University, Canada
Paul Oude Luttighuis, Le Blanc Advies, The Netherlands
Mike Papazoglou, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Marcin Paprzycki, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Jeffrey Parsons, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Oscar Pastor, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Krassie Petrova, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Prantosh K. Paul, Raiganj University, India
Barbara Pernici, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Doncho Petkov, Eastern Connecticut State University, USA
Gregor Polancic, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Henderik Proper, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Mirja Pulkkinen, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Ricardo Queiros, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
Jolita Ralyte, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Julia Rauscher, University of Augsburg, Germany
Stefanie Rinderle-Ma, University of Vienna, Austria
Werner Retschitzegger, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Jose-Angel Rodriguez, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
Wenge Rong, Beihang University, China
Ella Roubtsova, Open University, The Netherlands
Irina Rychkova, University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, France
Shazia Sadiq, University of Queensland, Australia
Ronny Seiger, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland
Denis Silva da Silveira, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Andreas Sinnhofer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Valery Sokolov, Yaroslavl State University, Russia
Richard Starmans, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Hans-Peter Steinbacher, FH Kufstein Tirol University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Janis Stirna, Stockholm University, Sweden
Coen Suurmond, Cesuur B.V., The Netherlands
Adel Taweel, Birzeit University, Palestine
Bedir Tekinerdogan, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Ramayah Thurasamy, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Jose Tribolet, IST - University of Lisbon, Portugal
Roumiana Tsankova, Technical University - Sofia, Bulgaria
Martin van den Berg, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
Willem-Jan van den Heuvel, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Han van der Aa, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Marten van Sinderen, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Damjan Vavpotic, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Alexander Verbraeck, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Hans Weigand, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Roel Wieringa, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Dietmar Winkler, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Shin-Jer Yang, Soochow University, Taiwan
Benjamin Yen, University of Hong Kong, China
Fani Zlatarova, Elizabethtown College, USA
(list not yet complete)



Write to us at: IICREST c/o B. Shishkov (BMSD 2024 Event); P.O. Box 104; 1618 Sofia; Bulgaria
Visit us online:
e-Mails: Symposium Chair (b.b.shishkov [at], b.b.shishkov [at]; Secretariat (secretariat [at]

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