Committees


General Conference Chairs

Raul Rodriguez, Univ. Politécnica Valencia, ES

Full professor in Operations Management at the Polytechnic University of Valencia. He is a full member of the Research Center of Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP) since 2005, having worked on several Spanish Government and European Projects (i.e. he has been PI of FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IAPP-Knownet, Ref. 324408), being part of the Research Unit of Performance Engineering and Management within Organisations. He has published about 120 research papers in a number of leading journals and in several international conferences, mainly in the area of decision-making, information systems and operations management. His key research topics include Performance Management Systems, Supply Chain Management and strategic IS (Orcid: 0000-0001-5133-7023).

   
Yves Ducq, President. INTEROP-VLab, BE

Professor at the University of Bordeaux, He teaches in risk analysis at the HSE department of the IUT de Bordeaux where he also teaches industrial management with a Professional License. He also teaches business modeling, quality and performance evaluation in master's and international masters. He is responsible for the research group in productics of the IMS laboratory, UMR 5218 CNRS. My research concerns business modeling, performance evaluation and interoperability. He has published over 30 papers in international journals and over 100 papers in international conferences. He is also co-responsible of the MOME group of GDR MACS-STP. He participated and led more than twenty European and FUI projects. After several years as a quality project manager for the University of Bordeaux 1, he is currently a project manager for the president of the University of Bordeaux. He was also in charge of the IUT merger project at the University of Bordeaux.


Programme Committee Chairs

Ramona Diana Leon, Univ. Politécnica Valencia, ES

She works at the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia and in the past years, she was involved in several projects about social media, knowledge management and quality management. She published several books, book chapters and articles in these fields and as a full member of the International Association for Knowledge Management, she collaborated with academics and managers from Romania, Spain, Italy, Greece, and UK. Her main research interests include: enterprise social networks, early warning systems, knowledge sharing and collaborative innovation.

   
David Romero, Tecnológico de Monterrey, MX

Senior Research Scientist and Scientific Project Manager at the Center for Innovation in Design and Technology of the Tecnológico de Monterrey University in Mexico, as well as National Academia Representative and Coach for the Regional Secretariat of Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS) – Mexico. His research interests include: Circular Manufacturing, Service Engineering and Product-Service Systems, Cyber-Physical Systems & Human Systems, Advanced Production Management Systems, Green Virtual Enterprises, and Technology and Engineering Management. He is a member of the Society of Collaborative Networks, the IFAC TC5.3 on Enterprise Integration and Networking, the IFIP WG5.7 on Advances in Production Management Systems, the IFIP WG5.12 on Architectures for Enterprise Integration, the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society, and the IEEE Internet of Things Community. Furthermore, he is an Agenda Contributor at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Council on “Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production”, and a World Manufacturing Forum (WMF) Ambassador. He has published more than 100 journal and international conference articles and serves at different editorial and scientific committees and advisory boards in academia, industry, and government in the disciplines of business and industrial engineering.

   
Pedro Gómez Gasquet, Univ. Politécnica Valencia, ES

Associate Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) in Spain. He teaches at the Industrial Engineering School on Operations Management, Operations Research and Information Systems. He is a full member of the Research Center of Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP). His main research interests are Production Scheduling using advanced IT tools as Artificial Intelligence (Advanced Algorithms, DQN, Multiagent Systems, etc.). He has published several papers in books, journals and international conferences in these topics and is member of the editorial team of the "International Journal of Production Management and Engineering” (Orcid: 0000-0002-9184-6735).


Conference Organising Committee Chairs

Mª José Verdecho, Univ. Politécnica Valencia, ES

Associate professor in Operations Management at the Polytechnic University of Valencia. She is a full member of the Research Center of Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP) since 2008, being part of the Research Unit of Performance Engineering and Management within Organisations. She has worked on multiple Spanish Government and European Projects. She has published about 85 research papers in leading journals, book chapters and international conferences, mainly in the area of decision-making, information systems and supply chain management. Her key research topics include sustainability, performance management, supply chain management and information systems (Orcid: 0000- 0002-1510-3956).

Raquel Sanchís, Univ. Politécnica Valencia, ES

Dr. Raquel Sanchis (Industrial Engineer PhD) is senior researcher at the Research Centre on Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP) and Assistant Professor in Operations Management and Operations Research at the Universitat Politècnica de València. She has worked as a Project Manager in INTERVAL (the Spanish pole of the INTEROP-Vlab) and also in the production area in the industry for 5 years. She has been the Project Manager and Technical Agent of the European Research Projects: FP7 NMP2-SL-2009- 229333 REMPLANET and H2020 FoF-1-2014-636909 C2NET respectively. Currently, she is the Quality Control Manager of the H2020 FoF-11-2020-958205 - i4Q. She does research work in the fields of Knowledge Management, Business Process Modelling, Operations Research, Enterprise Resilience, Integrated Quality Systems and Environment, Industry 4.0, Circular Economy, and Supply Chain Management. She has managed and participated in several Spanish and European research projects and enterprise consultancies and she has authored several papers in journals and conferences.


Workshops Committee Chairs

Martin Zelm, CIMOSA Association, DE

is an independent consultant and was founding member of the CIMOSA Association(cimosa.de) involved in Enterprise Engineering, Integration and related standardization. Besides participation in European R&D projects. He is involved in authoring and review of scientific and technical articles as well as in active involvement in National and International standardization in CEN and ISO, to bring up the European initiative INTEROP-VLab (http://interop-vlab.eu/) , coordinating standardization for interoperability. Martin Zelm has edited the Workshops Proceedings of the I-ESA Conferences, held every two years, on Enterprise Interoperability in the time frame of 2012 to 2020. Formerly working until 1994 for IBM Germany as manager in production engineering, he has specialised in enterprise architectures and contributed to the design of the CIM Open System (CIMOSA) specifications, applications and dissemination. Martin Zelm holds a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from University of Hamburg, Germany. He is author or co-author of a number of publications, many about user oriented enterprise modelling, enterprise interoperability and related standardization.

Andrés Boza, Univ. Politécnica Valencia, ES

Associate Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) in Spain. He teaches at the Computer Science School on Management Information Systems. He is a computer science engineer and received his Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management and Enterprise Integration from the UPV. He is member of Research Centre on Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP) where he has participated in the doctoral program and in national and international projects about information systems and decision support systems for production management, supply chain management and performance measurement. He has published several papers in books, journals and international conferences in these fields and he is member of the editorial team of the "International Journal of Production Management and Engineering” (Orcid: 0000-0002-5429-0416).


Doctoral Symposium Chairs

Juan José Alfaro, Univ. Politécnica Valencia, ES

Full professor in Business Organisation at the Polytechnic University of Valencia. He is the secretary of the Research Center of Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP) since 2014, having worked on several Spanish Government and European Projects, being part of the Research Unit of Engineering and Performance Management Systems. He has published about 100 research papers in a number of leading journals and in several international conferences, mainly in the area of decision-making, information systems and operations management. His key research topics include Performance Management Systems, Supply Chain Management and strategic IS (Orcid: 0000-0003-2587-6853).

Gregory Zacharewicz,

His research focuses more generally on distributed discrete event modeling,ERP, BPMN and workflow. He recently co-authored "Model-based Approaches to the Interoperability of Next Generation Enterprise Information Systems: State of the Art and Future Challenges. In the field of methodologies and health technologies, in 2018 he co-wrote with Bernard P. Zeigler, Mamadou K. Traoré and Raphaël Duboz the book "Value-based learning systems: integrative modeling and simulation"


Honorary Committee Chairs

Jean-Paul Bourrières, University Bordeaux 1, FR

Jean-Paul Bourrières is Emeritus Professor at University of Bordeaux, France. His scientific background is on optimisation techniques for industrial engineering and logistics. He contributed to the structuration and development of the European research in entreprise interoperability as the project manager of Network of Excellence INTEROP (Interoperability Research for Networked Enterprises Applications and Software) under FP6 in the period 2003-2006, then as one of the founders of I-VlaB (European Virtual Laboratory for Enterprise Interoperability) in 2007.

Ricardo Goncalves, Uninova, PT

Full professor at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (FCT NOVA). Vice dean for Internacional affairs at FCT NOVA. PhD degree and habilitation (Agregação) in Industrial Information Systems by the New University of Lisbon (UNL). Research Coordinator at UNINOVA – Instituto de Desenvolvimento de Novas Tecnologia. He has graduated in Computer Science, with MSc in Operational Research and Systems Engineering. His research activities have been focused on Interoperability of Complex Systems. He has been researching in European Commission funded projects during the last 30 years, with more than 300 papers published in conferences, journals and books. Member of the board of UNINOVA, 1st in the ranking of H2020 Research and Development project funds management. Also, he directes GRIS (GRupo para a investigação em Interoperabilidade de Sistemas) at UNINOVA (Instituto para o Desenvolvimento de Novas Tecnologias), CTS (Centro para as Tecnologias e Sistemas). He is project leader in ISO TC184/SC4.


International Steering Committe Chairs

Guy Doumeingts, INTEROP-VLAB, BE / University Bordeaux 1, FR

He is a specialist in the domain of Enterprise Modelling (EM)), BPM (Business Process Management), Enterprise Interoperability (EI), System Performance Evaluation and Implementation of Indutrie 4.0 solutions. He is the main author of the GRAI Model and the GRAI Integrated Methodology (GIM) since the 1980ies and has managed more than twenty important European and International projects during the last 30 years in his competence domains (PIRELLI, BRITISH AEROSPACE, IBERIA, SIEMENS, SCANIA, AEROSPATIALE, ALCATEL, SNECMA, SCHLUMBERGER, LYONNAISE DES EAUX, INTEROP-NoE but also with several SMEs …). He has published more than 300 articles and four books.

Bob Young, Loughborough University, GB

Prof Young is Visiting Professor of Manufacturing Informatics in the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering at Loughborough University in the UK. He is also Managing Director of Redwood Informatics Limited, who provide informatics consultancy support to manufacturing industry. He has some 45 years’ experience in new product development and manufacturing engineering, working both in UK industry and in academia. Prof Young’s research has been funded directly by industry, by UK funding agencies and by the EU. As well as support for industry, his work has led to around 200 research publications and some 20 PhD completions. His research is focused on exploiting advanced Information and Communications Technologies to aid multi-disciplinary teams of engineers in their decision-making through the provision of timely, high quality information and knowledge.