Apologies for multiple postings.

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                                    WELCOME
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The Conceptual and Cognitive Modelling Research Group (CORE) would like to 
invite you to submit a paper to the 15th International Workshop on Value 
Modelling and Business Ontologies (VMBO 2021), scheduled to happen virtually 
between March 4th and 5th, 2021.


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                                  CALL FOR PAPERS
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                         https://vmbo2021.events.unibz.it/

The VMBO workshop aims to bring together researchers with an interest in value 
modeling and business ontology to present and discuss the current state of 
enterprise or business modeling.

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                                  TOPICS OF INTEREST
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You are particularly invited to submit research papers, which can take the form 
of technical solution papers (analytical, technological, or methodological), 
scientific evaluations, or perspective papers. Topics of interest include, 
but are not limited to:

•	Innovative business model design
•	Service design
•	Systemic trust for value exchanges
•	Ontologies for modeling economic concepts and institutions
•	Value-aware systems design
•	Service ontology for business
•	Service-oriented view of business ontology
•	Enterprise Engineering
•	Business modeling of service exchanges
•	Value modeling fundamentals
•	Value modeling applications and experiences
•	Business ontology fundamentals
•	Business ontology applications and experiences
•	Role of value modeling in enterprise architecture
•	Ontology-driven enterprise system development
•	Ontology-aware enterprise systems
•	Pragmatic Web – theory and applications
•	Ontological representations of aggregated data
•	Business ontology / value models for auditing
•	Business ontology / value models for managerial decision making
•	Business ontology / value models for strategy exploration
•	Business ontology / value models for business process management

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                                  IMPORTANT DATES
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•	Paper submission (strict): January 14th, 2021
•	Acceptance notification: February 4th, 2021
•	Camera ready: February 18th, 2021
•	Workshop: March 4th and 5th, 2021


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                          INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSIONS
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Submissions should describe original research ideas or contributions, present 
problems or challenges encountered in practice, or report on industrial cases 
and practices.
We encourage authors to submit papers for which they would like feedback from 
other participants of the workshop.

Submissions must:
•Respect the 8-page limit (excluding references)
•Be submitted in the PDF format
•Follow the proceedings style of Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science(LNCS)


Submission link: 
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=vmbo2021

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Program Committee Chairs:
•	Giancarlo Guizzardi – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
•	Tiago Prince Sales – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
•	Cristine Griffo – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
•	Mattia Fumagalli – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Organization Committee:
•	Claudenir M. Fonseca – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
•	Glenda Amaral – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Program Committee (in progress):
•	Ben Roelens – Open University, The Netherlands
•	Bill McCarthy – Michigan State University, USA
•	Birger Andersson – Stockholm University, Sweden
•	Christian Huemer – TU Wien, Austria
•	Daniele Porello – Laboratory for Applied Ontology – ISTC-CNR, Italy
•	Erik Proper – Luxembourg Inst.of Science and Technology, Luxembourg
•	Frederik Gailly – Ghent University, Belgium
•	Geert Poels – Ghent University, Belgium
•	Graham Gal – University of Massachusetts, USA
•	Hans Weigand – Tilburg University, The Netherlands
•	Ivαn Razo-Zapata – Instituto Tecnolσgico Autσnomo de Mιxico (ITAM), Mexico
•	Jaap Gordijn – Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
•	Joγo Paulo A. Almeida – Federal University of Espνrito Santo, Brazil
•	Joris Hulstijn – Tilburg University, The Netherlands
•	Michaλl Verdonck – Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
•	Mike Bennett – Hypercube Limited, UK
•	Nicola Guarino – Laboratory for Applied Ontology – ISTC-CNR, Italy
•	Paul Johannesson – Stockholm University, Sweden
•	Pavel Hruby
•	Renata S. S. Guizzardi – University of Twente, The Netherlands
•	Walter Schwaiger – TU Wien, Austria
•	Wim Laurier – Universitι Saint-Louis, Belgium
•	Yao-Hua Tan – Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands


We are looking forward to your contributions and participation!

Kind regards,

Giancarlo Guizzardi – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Tiago Prince Sales – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Cristine Griffo – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Mattia Fumagalli – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy


Conceptual and Cognitive Modelling Research Group (CORE)
Faculty of Computer Science
Dominikanerplatz 3 - piazza Domenicani, 3
Italy - 39100, Bozen-Bolzano
E-mail: vmbo2021@unibz.it