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Fraunhofer IPK is the local organizer of IESA in 2018.

Next year, the IESA Conference will be held at the Fraunhofer IPK in Berlin, providing an outstanding opportunity to discuss the latest developments in Enterprise Interoperability and related domains. The programme includes research paper presentations, prominent international keynote speakers, a Doctoral Symposium as well as pre-conference workshops. A best paper award will be given to the outstanding paper. Other notable papers will be published in renowned journals while all accepted papers will be released in the conference proceedings.
We encourage you to not miss out on this exceptional chance to exchange perspectives, ideas and opinions at an international level and are happy to welcome you in the capital city of Germany. Save the Date to take part in “the event” regarding the expertise, future and forefront of research on Enterprise Interoperability.
You will find more information on the venue, dates, prices and programme at .

Conference Call for papers: here

Doctoral Symposium Call for papers: here

Important Dates Topics of Interest
Conference March 22nd to March 23rd, 2018
Camera-ready copies due: January 15th, 2018
Workshops March 20th to March 21st, 2018
Workshop deadline for papers: January 31st, 2018
Doctoral Symposium March 19th, 2018
Paper submission deadline: January 31st, 2018
Author notification due: February 2nd, 2018
  •  Business Interoperability
  •  Enterprise Modelling for Enterprise Interoperability
  •  Future Internet and Digital Data Space
  •  Platforms and infrastructures for Enterprise Interoperability
  •  Services for Enterprise Interoperability and Digital Twins
  •  Standards for Interoperability and Blockchain
  •  Interoperability Scenarios
  •  Interoperability in Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Services and Industrie 4.0
  •  Architectures and Frameworks for interoperability
  •  Education on Enterprise Interoperability


The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology in Berlin

The conference is held at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology, which conducts applied research and development across the whole process spectrum of manufacturing industry. It is located in Germany’s famous capital Berlin, well known for its memorials, rivers, lifestyle, and creative-scene, but even more so for the amount of entrepreneurship and progress that is taking place in the ever growing city of innovation. Being a place of both historical significance and modernity makes up the unique feeling Berlin has today (
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I-VLab is a Belgian International non-profit making Association (aisbl). I-VLab pursues the objectives to develop the Research, to coordinate the Education Programmes, to promote the Innovation and the Research Transfer and to support the development of Standard in the domain of Enterprise Interoperability and associated domains as INDUSTRIE4.0, Enterprise Modeling and Simulation, Performance Indicators and Control of Complex System, Application of Future Internet (AFI) and IOT. I-VLab also participates in European projects with its Partners. I-VLab is composed of 60 partners representing 200 researchers and Engineers. For more information visit

DFI-e.V. is a German association and represents the German Pole of the I-VLAB. The objective of the DFI is to support of research and education in the field of INTEROPERABILITY of company processes as well as to support the communication between science and industry in Germany.
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