Finally, the Doctoral Symposium has given the opportunity for students involved in the preparation of their PhDs in this emerging area to present and discuss their research issues and ideas with senior researchers.
The goal of the workshop Standards a Foundation for Interoperability is to increase awareness and understanding of interoperability standards as a fundamental need
The workshop on Dynamic Management across Interoperating Enterprises investigates the need for enhancements to current business management systems and processes to address the needs of global trading across enterprises utilizing the new service-oriented Internet
The workshop Use of MDI/SOA Concepts in Industry promotes the application of MDI Model-Driven Interoperability combined with SOA Services Oriented Architecture and the associated technology BPM, Enterprise Modeling, ontology, mediation, model transformation, etc. in industry
The workshops were selected to complement the conference topics, leaving more time to researchers for brainstorming and then coming up, at the end of the workshops, with new research directions for the future