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EI2N 2018 : 13th OTM/IFAC/IFIP International Workshop on Enterprise Integration, Interoperability and Networking


When Oct 24, 2018 - Oct 25, 2018
Where Valletta, Malta
Abstract Registration Due Jul 3, 2018
Submission Deadline Jul 10, 2018
Notification Due Aug 20, 2018
Final Version Due Sep 1, 2018
Categories    enterprise interoperability   enterprise integration   enterprise networking

Call For Papers

The 13th OTM/IFAC/IFIP EI2N workshop is co-sponsored by IFAC & supported- by IFIP

IFAC TC 5.3 Enterprise Integration and Networking ( (main sponsoring TC)

IFIP TC 5 WG 5.8 Enterprise Interoperability ( (tbc.)
IFAC TC 3.1. Computers for Control (
IFIP TC 5 WG 5.12 on Architectures for Enterprise Integration (

French CNRS National Research Group GDR MACS (
Industrial Internet Consortium (
SIG INTEROP Grande-Région on Enterprise Systems Interoperability (


Today’s enterprises have to become S^3 Enterprises: Smart, Sensing and Sustainable Enterprises. These system-of-systems have to adapt in order to be sustainable not only along the environmental but also along economic dimensions. Systems must be able to sense their environment using heterogeneous technologies. The sensed information has to be transferred into knowledge to support smart decisions of systems to adapt. In this context, are enterprise integration, interoperability and networking major disciplines that study how enterprise system-of-systems collaborate, communicate, and coordinate in the most effective way. Enterprise Integration aims at improving synergy within the enterprise so that sustainability is achieved in a more productive and efficient way. Enterprise Interoperability and Networking aims at more adaptability within and across multiple collaborating enterprises. Smartness is required to meet the resulting complexity.

Enterprise modelling, architecture, knowledge management and semantic knowledge formalisation methods (like ontologies) are pillars supporting the S^3 Enterprise.

This 13th edition of the workshop is organised as a venue of experts, and is part of the OTM2018 Federated Conferences. It aims at identifying issues in applications of interoperability in enterprise integration and networking that will be developed in future research projects. A keynote speech and a plenary session will be jointly organized with the CoopIS2018 conference.


The main goal of this workshop is to provide a forum to meet, exchange research and implementation ideas, and share the most exciting results. EI2N2018 aims to offer practitioners and researchers with diverse backgrounds an opportunity to present research papers, share experiences, and participate in open discussions. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to:

* The Smart, Sensing and Sustainable Enterprise
* Interoperability issues in Next Generation Enterprise Information Systems
* Cyber Physical Systems Approaches, Simulation, Methodologies, and Integration frameworks
* Interoperability in the Context of Internet of Things
* Open Linked Data and APIs for Enterprises
* Methods for smart, cooperative and open CPS
* Human-machine interface in CPS
* Next Generation Enterprise Information Systems Modelling, Approaches, and Methodologies
* Performance evaluation of Integrated Systems
* Semantic Interoperability of Enterprise Systems
* Enterprise Interoperability Assessment
* Future Internet Enterprise Systems
* Interoperability for (Model-Based) Systems Engineering and Requirements Engineering
* Cloud Computing and Cyber Physical Systems
* Interoperability aspects of domain specific applications of CPS: health-care, disaster management and response, manufacturing, energy management, environment, logistics and mobility, agriculture and food, etc.
* Formal tools for knowledge management in the context of CPS


Abstract Submission Deadline: July 3rd
Full Paper Submission Deadline: July 10th
Acceptance Notification: August 20th
Camera Ready Due: August 30th (firm deadline)
Registration Due: August 30th (firm deadline)
OTM Conferences: October 22nd – 26th
Second Camera-ready upload (optional): December 1st


Wided Guédria
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg
Wided.Guedria [at]

Hervé Panetto
University of Lorraine, TELECOM Nancy
herve.panetto [at]

Markus Stumptner
University of South Australia
Markus.Stumptner [at]

Georg Weichhart
Profactor GmbH & Pro2Future, Austria
Georg.Weichhart [at]

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