International Workshop on Petri Nets and Modeling
a satellite event of
Braunschweig, Germany, February 21/23, 2018
Contact e-mail: PeMod18_at_informatik_dot_uni-hamburg_dot_de
|Abstracts (full papers): ||November || 17th,|| 2017|
|Deadline for full papers: ||November || 23th,|| 2017|
|Deadline for short papers: ||November || 24th,|| 2017|
|Notification of paper acceptance: ||December || 5th,|| 2017|
|Deadline for posters: ||December || 7th,|| 2017|
|Notification of poster acceptance: ||December || 18th,|| 2017|
|Deadline for final revisions: ||January || 4th,|| 2018|
The PeMod workshop addresses trends in modeling as one of the most important activities in informatics by comparing developments in modeling in general and in Petri nets specifically. Modeling comprises techniques, methods and tools to describe, analyze and build software systems which under recent trends have to address characteristics such as: distribution, concurrency, correctness, maintainability, completeness, mobility, flexibility, adaptability, etc. of systems.
In particular, new paradigms such as Internet of Things, Internet of Events, enable new, more dynamic and flexible processes, applications, and systems whose design will depend on the modeling techniques and their related abilities to cover essential features of resulting systems. Flexibility within models of such systems and to options for adaptation will be of special interest for this workshop.
Various fields in informatics developed proven solutions for modeling systems with these characteristics, though not necessarily in an integrated way. Petri nets on the other hand provide concepts for several of these characteristics. Especially high-level Petri nets encompass features, which are highly relevant in modeling and new features are especially developed for Petri nets to model flexible, complex systems, processes, and applications.
The overall objective of this workshop is to facilitate the exchange between various fields of informatics regarding modeling of complex systems in general and Petri nets specifically. Therefore also contributions which address a specific topic are invited as long as they relate to Petri nets or modeling in general, including topics such as process mining, meta modeling, self-adaption, simulation models, optimization, verification, validation, etc.
Usually Petri net models and models of other modeling techniques have a fixed structure. Ideas how to overcome this will be of high interest and will lead to interesting discussions during the workshop, by addressing the following questions:
Overall the workshop addresses five large fields:
What can be learned from the wide experience of the modeling and the Petri net community?
What are the challenges for modeling and what are those for Petri nets that need to be addressed by the related communities?
What concepts are required to cover new kinds of social interaction (via the Internet and IoT (Internet of Things))?
Which features of (high-level) Petri nets and other modeling techniques will survive and which new ones will evolve?
How can Petri nets or other modeling techniques be used to directly produce executable systems?
Which methodologies are the best for developing the upcoming systems to address the requests coming from new systems?
In all fields theoretical, practical and applied issues will be of interest.
The workshop shall be a forum for those interested in modeling and Petri nets.
Both academics and practitioners can contribute and learn from such a meeting.
The impact of Petri nets on modeling
The impact of modeling as a discipline on Petri nets
Mutual dependencies of modeling and Petri nets
The role of application areas on modeling and Petri nets
The workshop PeMod'18 (Petri Nets and Modeling) will take place as a satellite event of Modellierung 2018.
The language of the workshop is English.
We welcome contributions describing original research in topics related to modeling or Petri nets addressing open problems or presenting new ideas.
Furthermore we look for surveys addressing open problems and new applications.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to modeling or Petri nets in combination with:
- formal methods
- modeling techniques
- theories and concepts
- representation of formal models by intuitive modeling concepts
- guidelines for the construction of system models
- process-, service-, state-, event-, component-, organization-, object-, agent- and actor-oriented approaches
- adaption, integration, and enhancement of concepts from other disciplines
- views and abstractions of systems
- model-driven architecture, model-driven development
- modeling software landscapes
- web service-based software development
- modeling paradigms and their implications
- special modeling concepts, such for mobility, distribution, embedding, flexibility
- models of social concepts, such as norms, rules, contracts, communication, co-ordination, co-operation
- adaptive, self-reflective or self-managing models
- control systems
- software architecture
- industry 4.0
- modeling notations, language, techniques (BPMN, BPEL, eEPCs, etc.)
- complementary enterprise-, data-, role-, resource-, people-, contract-, application-centric modeling notations
- process verification, validation, execution and simulation
- semi-formal and formal semantics
- inter- and intra-organizational processes
- human and social perspectives of process modeling
- technological perspectives, such as Grid, Cloud, Web services
- teaching and training of modeling
- education in school, university, governmental institutions or industry
- relations to other fields, such as software engineering, business informatics, artificial intelligence, human-computer-interaction, simulation, robotics, organizational theories, sociology, psychology
- Tools, case studies, surveys and applications in the fields mentioned above
The workshop proceedings for PeMod'18 will be made available via the Modellierung 2018 organizers.
To be announced.
To be announced.
Program committee (under invitation)
- Robin Bergenthum (University of Hagen, Germany)
- Peter Buchholz (Germany)
- Didier Buchs (Switzerland)
- Lawrence Cabac (University of Hamburg, Germany)
- Christine Choppy (France)
- Piotr Chrzastowski-Wachtel (Poland)
- Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni (LIP6 - University of Pierre and Marie Curie, France)
- Dirk Fahland (Eindhoven University, Netherlands) (Co-Chair)
- Joel Greenyer (Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany)
- Nicolas Guelfi (University of Luxembourg)
- Stefan Haar (ENS Cachan, France)
- Monika Heiner (Germany)
- Vincent Hilaire (France)
- Ekkart Kindler (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
- Michael Köhler-Bußmeier (University of Applied Science Hamburg, Germany) (Co-Chair)
- Maciej Koutny (University of Newcastle, United Kingdom)
- Lars Kristensen (Bergen University College, Norway)
- Robert Lorenz (University of Augsburg, Germany)
- Luise Pufahl (University of Potsdam, Germany)
- Daniel Moldt (Germany) (Co-Chair)
- Berndt Müller (University of South Wales, United Kingdom)
- Laure Petrucci (France)
- Ulrike Steffens (University of Applied Science Hamburg, Germany)
- Ulrich Ultes-Nitsche (Switzerland)
- Eric Verbeek (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
- Karsten Wolf (University of Rostock, Germany)
- Christian Zirpins (Germany)
Registration & Accommodation
Please register for the PeMod'18 workshop at the
Information about how to reach the workshop / conference site and
about hotels can be found at the
Modellierung 2018 Venue pages.
The program committee invites submissions of
full contributions (up to 16 pages) or
short contributions (up to 8 pages).
Ongoing work (up to 2 pages) can also
be presented in a special poster session.
Papers should be submitted in electronic form (PDF) using the guidelines of Gesellschaft für Informatik:
Submissions should include title, authors' addresses, E-mail addresses / websites, keywords and an abstract.
For your submission in PDF format please use the online conference management system at
to be registered
Just create a new account and then upload your paper.
(Later you will be able to see your reviews there.)
The papers will be peer reviewed by at least three members of the PC.
Accepted contributions will be included in the workshop proceedings,
which will be available at the workshop and published online.
In case of any problems please contact us by email at