Call For Papers

16th IFIP WG 8.1 Working Conference on the Practice of Enterprise Modeling (PoEM)

November 29 -December 1, 2023

Vienna, Austria

Conference Scope

The PoEM working conference aims to improve the understanding of the practice of Enterprise Modeling (EM) by offering a forum for sharing experiences and knowledge between the academic community and practitioners from industry and the public sector. The 16th edition of the conference will take place in Vienna, Austria, from November 29 to December 1, 2023, it will be hosted by the Business Informatics Group of the TU Wien.

PoEM 2023 invites you to contribute by submitting paper(s) on topics related to Enterprise Modeling. This year, the theme of the conference is Enterprise Modeling in the Circular Economy. The theme reflects the importance of Enterprise Modeling methods, techniques and tools to enable enterprises to move to sustainable business and operating models taking into account environmental, social and economical concerns. The field of Enterprise Modeling should seek to support these challenges by providing methods and tools, as well as investigating and reporting on the current state-of-research and state-of-practice.

In addition to the above main theme, PoEM 2023 welcomes submissions addressing the following (non-exhaustive) list of topics:

Enterprise Modeling Foundations:

  •    Modeling Theory
  •    Tool Support
  •    Meta-Modeling
  •    Model Life-cycle Management
  •    Human Model Interaction
  •    Participatory and Collaborative Modeling
  •    Return on Modeling Effort
  •    Quality and Validation of Enterprise Models

Enterprise Modeling Empirics:

  •    Modeling Practices
  •    Case Studies and Action Research

Enterprise Modeling Ontologies and Languages:

  •    Conceptualizations, Notations, Ontologies for the Enterprise
  •    Multi-Perspective and Multi-Level Enterprise Modeling
  •    Organizational and Resource Modeling
  •    Business Process Modeling
  •    Business Rules Modeling

Enterprise Design and Engineering:

  • Enterprise Transformation
  •   Enterprise Engineering
  •   Enterprise Architecture Management
  •   Enterprise Strategy
  •   Enterprise Ecosystems

Enterprise Modeling for Software Development:

  •   Information Systems Engineering
  •   Model-Based Software Engineering (MBSE)
  •   Agile Systems Development
  •   Modeling for AI solutions

Enterprise Modeling for Different Concerns, Aspects and Challenges:

  •   FAIR Principles and Data Management
  •   Enterprise Security, Risk, and Privacy
  •   Regulatory Compliance & Governance
  •   Sustainability
  •   Resilience & Antifragility
  •   Value Modeling
  •   Digitalization 
  •   Data-driven Enterprises
  •   Knowledge Management


The following types of papers are solicited:

  • Research papers describe original research contributions in Enterprise Modeling (max. 15 pages)
  • Practitioner/Experience papers present problems, challenges or experience related to any aspect of Enterprise Modeling encountered in practice (max. 15 pages)
  • Work in progress papers and/or papers on emerging enterprise modeling challenges (max. 10 pages)

Accepted papers will be published in Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP, indexed in Scopus, Web of Science, DBLP).

Submissions must conform to Springer’s LNBIP format:

Papers have to be submitted in PDF using the EasyChair submission page:

All submissions must be unpublished and not be under review elsewhere. Submissions will be reviewed by at least three members of the Program Committee. At least one author of an accepted paper should register for the conference and present the paper.

After the conference, selected papers will be invited to submit their extended versions to a Special Section in SoSym (International Journal on Software and Systems Modeling).

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline (extended): 5 July 2023 19 July 2023
  • Paper submission deadline (extended): 12 July 2023 26 July 2023
  • Author notification: 6 September 2023
  • Camera-ready version deadline: 27 September 2023
  • Conference: November 29 — December 1, 2023

(all deadlines Anywhere on Earth)