The 11th IFIP Conference on
e-Business, e-Services, e-Society
(I3E 2011)
October 12th - 14th, Kaunas, Lithuania
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Dear Colleagues,

The 11th iteration of the I3E Conference has ended and as the dust settles down, there is hardly anything to dislike about the emerging picture. Needless to say, you are the prime reason for our success as it is state of the art research reports and insightfull lectures that can make or brake an academic event. We would like to congratulate all participants for making sure the reputation of our conference remained intact while its geography was successfully extended into new regions. Our special congratulations go to Hele-Mai Haav from the Institute of Cybernetics at Tallinn University of Technology who has won this year‘s I3E Best Paper Award.

Please feel free to browse the conference pictures available on our private conference gallery on Picasa (no login required). Here you can download originals of individual photos. Or you can grab all photos as a single archive from here.

We wish you the best of luck in your academic endeavors and hope to see you in the future iterations of the I3E Conference!

Scope Relevant Topics Conference Language Submission
Review Process Important Dates Conference Fees Key Notes and Speakers 
Conference Venue Organizing Committee Contacts Programme
How to get to I3E 2011  Hotels   CfP.pdf

The I3E 2011 conference is the eleventh IFIP conference on e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society sponsored by IFIP WG 6.11 in cooperation with TC11 and TC8. It will be hosted in Kaunas, Lithuania. I3E provides a forum for users, engineers, and scientists in academia, industry, and government to present their latest findings in e-business, e-services, and e-society applications and the underlying technology to support those applications. The conference will host keynotes as well as regular paper sessions comprising research track and industrial and administration track.
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 Relevant Topics

e-Business e-Services  e-Society
  • Innovative e-Business models
  • Inter-organizational systems
  • Business process integration
  • Business process re-engineering
  • e-Marketplaces, e-Hubs and portals
  • Digital goods and products
  • User behavior modeling
  • Trust and security
  • Enterprise application integration
  • e-Negotiations, auctioning and contracting
  • Supply, demand, and value chains
  • e-Commerce content management
  • Dynamic pricing models
  • Mobile business
  • Service-oriented computing
  • Web services 
  • Semantic web services 
  • Service composition
  • Service orchestration
  • SaaS
  • Service componentization
  • Trust and security
  •  P2P co-operation models
  • Ubiquitous, mobile and pervasive services
  • Agent-oriented e-Services
  •  Service mashup
  • Web 2.0 applications
  • Inter-organizational services
  • e-Government (e.g. G2G, G2B, and G2C)
  • Digital cities and regions
  • e-Democracy and e-Governance
  • e-Health and e-Education
  • Disaster monitoring and prevention system
  • Public e-Services for citizens and enterprises
  • One-stop government service integration
  • Privacy and security
  • Multimedia and multilinguism
  • Digital culture and digital divide
  • Mobile public services
  • Legal, societal and cultural issues
  • Public-private partnerships
  • International dimension of e-Gov.

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Conference Language
The official language of the conference will be English.
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For the research track, submissions should describe original research work. For the industrial and administration track, submissions should describe innovative products or good practices. All submitted papers must be previously unpublished and may not be considered for publication elsewhere at any time during I3E's review period. The proceedings of the conference will be published by Springer within the IFIP-AICT book series (will be included in Conference Proceedings Citation Index, accessed via Web of Science). The submission of papers will be handled electronically through the I3E 2011 web site at: http://isd.ktu.lt/I3E2011. For submitting a paper, please use a menu section "Authors" at the top of this site. Please, read an instruction for submission (menu section "Authors/Instruction"). The papers should be no longer than 15 pages. The final versions of accepted papers must conform to the Springer’s template available at: http://www.springer.com/series/6102 (from there, please follow the link at the top section of the right-hand side menu). One of the authors of each accepted paper will have to register and present the paper at the conference.
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Review Process
The reviewing process of submitted papers will be double-blind. At least three members of the Program Committee will review each submission. Review will be handled electronically through the I3E 2011 web site.
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Important Dates: 
       02 05 2011 27-05-2011 - Paper submission deadline; 
       13 06 2011 04-07-2011 - Acceptance notification; 
       27 06 2011 18-07-2011 - Print ready paper submission; 
  12-14 10 2011 - Conference;

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Key Notes and Speakers:

Dr. Regis Cabral

Regis Cabral is a historian of science and technology and a physicist. Dr. Cabral is a specialist in the interactions between the production of knowledge and international relations. He has obtained results not only in the understanding of science and technology policy but also in concrete cases of technology transfer (including in the nuclear, military and biotechnology fields). Dr. Cabral is known for his studies about the relations between universities and the productive sector, and evaluations of Universities as well as international organisations such as UNESCO, UNCTAD and development agencies. Dr. Cabral is globally known for the "Cabral-Dahab Science Park Management Paradigm", which has been used to evaluate science parks, technology parks, business incubators and similar organisations. Dr. Cabral has more than 200 BOOKS, articles and reports published. Among other things, he was in the board of directors of the UEE, The European University on Environment, and a project manager at Uminova Center, the industrial development company of Umea University, in North Sweden, by the Polar zone. He was also with the IRC, Innovation Relay Centre, the European Union network dedicated to technology transfer. Recently he chaired the sessions on “Network Antecendents and Consequences for Project Teams” and on “Global Entrepreneurship” for the Academy of Management (USA). He is also an evaluator and referee for funding organisations and journals.
At this moment Dr. Cabral is the Director for FEPRO – Funding for European projects, a company that assists in the preparation, management and coordination of the European Commission projects. He is also developing the QoE – Quality of Experience research field. He is profoundly engaged in the innovation processes for regional development in Europe, at the theoretical, at the empirical and the practical levels.  

On the Meaning of Innovation

Everyone has an idea of what innovation is. But contrary to growth – a concept which precedes it - and other related concepts such as development, innovation has eluded most. We know it is not invention and neither only new product or new process. I will take Williamson’s transaction cost theory and combine it with network theory to present a useful definition. I will argue that the key out of the complicated issues is to reconsider what the cost functions are. Once we accept that cost is not only monetary, but that it can be social, political or more, even emotional, innovation is easy to understand. Moreover, when we relate the cost function to error functions in networks, we open the road to build a metrics of innovation. After our discussion on these, we will consider two concrete cases. The first is the introduction of new mobile phones. The second is innovation within the mode and fashion sector. We will conclude with the implications of this discussion to management.
Dr. Marcus Spies

Dr. Marcus Spies is professor of knowledge management at LMU University of Munich. Marcus holds a Ph.D. and a habilitation in cognitive science. From 1989-1995, he was research staff member at IBM where he worked on statistical expert systems for environmental monitoring and on speech recognition methods with spoken dialogue applications. In 1996 he moved to IBM Consulting, where he led several large engagements covering intermodal logistics business process automation and security architectures for financial service providers. Marcus supervised numerous master and doctoral theses on knowledge management strategies, knowledge technologies implementations and software infrastructures in collaborative projects with companies like Allianz, Fujitsu, Software AG, IBM, Siemens, Nokia. His research work comprises more than 50 publications, among which two textbooks. He was program chair of the IEEE Enterprise Distributed Object Conferences (EDOC) in 2007 and general chair of EDOC 2008. He is author of software patents in pattern recognition and logistics algorithms. Marcus served in the European Commission Software and Services Strategies Advisory Board from 2007-2009. In 2008, he was appointed Scientific and Technical Coordinator of the EU project MUSING (Multi-industry, semantic-based next generation Business Intelligence; IST-27097) that focused on SOA architectures for BI applications in financial services. Since 2010, Marcus is member of Cloud Security Alliance steering committees for the cloud controls matrix (CCM) and the GRC stack. He is member of the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG) technology council and its GRC-XML working group. 
Governance, Risk and Compliance for e-business and e-services -- Approaches, technologies and tools

E-services are increasingly shaping the everyday business in many industries. They enable new e-business models like in content syndication and social recommender systems. Cloud computing deployment and ownership models extend service virtualization and composition beyond traditional organizational and operational boundaries. However, there are still many barriers to adopting e-services and cloud computing in particular, mainly driven by security and privacy issues. To overcome these barriers, software assurance and governance, risk and compliance management (GRC) is ever more important. -- In order to bring GRC to bear on e-service deployments, GRC data exchange is needed for continuous auditing and quick responses in risk mitigation. In addition, GRC metadata exchange is needed for adaptive compliance management. Data and metadata registries are introduced for benchmarking and scoring of e-services. This talk focuses on implementations using the GRC capability model by the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG) which includes a reporting data definition model GRC-XML based on the eXtensible Business Reporting Language XBRL. We discuss architecture options for components addressing intelligent metadata exchange and processing, including modelling choices involving UML, formal ontologies and business rules technology. The impact of these GRC frameworks on cloud security is demonstrated referring to the Cloud Controls Matrix by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
Dr. Darius Šilingas

Dr. Darius Silingas is a Head of Solutions Department at No Magic Europe, which develops popular UML-based modeling platform MagicDraw. Since 1998 he has been taking part in large-scale international software development projects as developer, architect, system analyst, and product manager. Since 2004, he has been working as a consultant helping organizations to adopt MagicDraw for efficient model-driven development. He has run over 150 training and consultancy sessions in 20 countries and spoke at premier industrial conferences such as Architecture and Design World, OOP, JAX, Code Generation, and EuroSTAR. Darius holds Ph.D. in Computer Science and is OMG Certified UML Professional and Expert in BPM. In addition to his active role in software industry, Darius works as a part-time Associate Professor at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas and gives invited lectures in a number of other universities. Currently, he also acts as work package leader in FP7 funded project CHOReOS – Large Scale Service Choreographies for the Future Internet.
Model-Driven Service Choreographies in the Future Internet

While service oriented architecture (SOA) is already a mainstream software technology, the Future Internet raises a number of challenges such as service heterogeneity, service governance, dynamic composition of services, service scalability, and user-centric service development that need to be addressed in research and implemented in industrial practice. The Future Internet should shift focus from service orchestration to service choreographies that may provide a better answer to the mentioned challenges. Model-driven development (MDD) is a technology that aims to handle software development at a higher abstraction level using models as the main development artifact. However, there is no agreement on how service-oriented systems should be modeled – multiple modeling languages, such as BPMN 2.0, UML, SoaML, SysML provide fragmented support but fail to cover the challenging aspects of service engineering in the Future Internet. In this keynote, we will present a visionary approach to model-driven service choreographies in the Future Internet based on combination of modeling standards, user-centric service engineering process, and integrated development and runtime environment. This approach is under research in ongoing FP7 project CHOReOS – Large Scale Choreographies for the Future Internet.
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Conference Fees:

Early-bird prices (for registration until September 30, 2011):

  • Participant (non-discounted) -   400 EUR
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Student -   350 EUR

Regular prices (for registration after September 30, 2011)

  • Participant (non-discounted) -   450 EUR
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Student -   400 EUR

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Conference Venue
The Conference will be held at hotel Park Inn Kaunas (Address: Donelaičio 27, LT-44240 Kaunas, Lithuania).
Kaunas with only 360 thousand inhabitants is nevertheless one of the most significant cities of Lithuania. It is not only a city of old traditions, but also a large centre of business and industry. It can also lay claim to be a town of young people with over 40,000 students studying at one of eleven universities here.
Kaunas was always fated to play an important historical and cultural role in Lithuania. In 1408, Magdeburg rights were granted to the city of Kaunas by the privilege of Vytautas the Great. During the early 20th century Kaunas was the home of the Lithuanian Government and the capital of state. However, history tells us that even before this date, the city, situated at the confluence of the rivers Neris and Nemunas, experienced many periods of great prosperity and national importance.
It's hard to name the single most famous feature of Kaunas. From the historic 13th century Kaunas Castle to the romantic City Hall Square, from the macabre Devils' Museum to the galleries of art varying from classic to avant-garde - Kaunas offers something for everybody. The cosy and enigmatic Old Town of Kaunas extends into a vibrant Laisves avenue, where visitors can enjoy the mix of modern and traditional shops, cafes and bars.
Also basketball is synonymous with Kaunas not only because we held the very first official basketball game in Lithuania in 1922, but also because of the famous Zalgiris team and its international superstar Arvydas Sabonis.

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The Conference will be held at the hotel Park Inn Kaunas (Address: Donelaičio 27, LT-44240 Kaunas, Lithuania). We recomend this modern and very convenient 4 star hotel for your accomodation. The hotel is located in the center of city. It offers special low prices for the conference attendees. 
Please follow this link to download the RESERVATION FORM for the hotel Park Inn Kaunas.
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Organised by 
Department of Information Systems, http://isd.ktu.lt 
Informatics Faculty, http://if.ktu.lt
Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania http://ktu.lt
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Organizing Committee:
Rita Butkiene (Chair)
Lina Tutkutė
Tomas Danikauskas
Kęstutis Kapočius
Jovita Nenortaitė
Tomas Skersys
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Contact addresses
Tomas Skersys
Kaunas University of Technology
Studentų str. 50-309, Kaunas, Lithuania
Tel. +370-37-300382 Fax. +370-37-300352

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Organized by

 General Chair:

Rimantas Butleris, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

 Steering Committee:

Wojciech Cellary, Poznan University of Economics, Poland

Winfried Lamersdorf, the University of Hamburg, Germany

Reima Suomi, University of Turku, Finland

 Program Committee Chairs:

Reima Suomi, University of Turku, Finland  

Lina Nemuraitė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

 Program Committee:

Americo Nobre Amorim, Ufpe/FIR, Brazil

Eduardas Bareiša, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

Melanie Bicking, Universität Koblenz-Landau, Germany

Wojciech Cellary, The Poznan University of Economics, Poland

Kok-Wai Chew, Multimedia University, Malaysia

Dirk Deschoolmeester, Universität Ghent, Belgium

Irene Krebs, University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany

Winfried Lamersdorf, Universität Hamburg, Fachbereich Informatik, Germany

Hongxiu Li, Turku School of Economics, Finland

Zoran Milosevic, Deontik, Australia

Yuko Murayama, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan

Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, University of Oulu, Finland

Michael Pantazoglou, NKUA, Athens, Greece

Vytautas Pilkauskas, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

Riedl Reinhard, Applied University of Bern

Dalius Rubliauskas, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

Santosh Shrivastava, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Roland Traunmüller, Universität Linz, Austria

Weijun (Joe) Wang, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China

Hans Weigand, Tilburg University, Netherlands

Jing Zhao, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China

Hans-Dieter Zimmermann, IPM der FHS St. Gallen, Switzerland

Copyright: Philippe Rigaux