ER 2017: The 36th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling 2017

June 6, 2017-June 9, 2017 in Valencia, Spain

Call for Papers

The 36th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER’2017), will be held in the beautiful city of Valencia, Spain, from the 6th to the 9th of November, 2017.

We solicit submission of original research papers, as well as experience and vision papers from both practitioners and researchers. In addition, we welcome submissions of Workshop, Tutorial, Panel and Demo Proposals. Topics of interests include, but are not restricted to

Methods and techniques

Foundations and Concept Formalization
Domain Specific Conceptual Modeling Languages, Methods and Frameworks
Methodologies and Tools for Conceptual Design
Ontological and Cognitive Foundations for Conceptual Modeling
Quality and Metrics of Conceptual Models
Patterns and Reuse
Data Semantics and Integrity Constraints
Interleaving Modeling and Development
Integration of Conceptual Models and Database Schemas
Schema Evolution and Management of Database Constraints
Metadata and Applications
Spatial, Temporal, and Multimedia Aspects in Conceptual Models
Semi-structured Data and XML
Empirical Studies of Conceptual Modeling

Application domains

Requirements Engineering
Reverse Engineering and Roundtrip Engineering
NoSQL and NewSQL Databases
Data Warehousing, Data Mining, and Business Intelligence and Analytics
Big Data
Semantic Web, Cloud Computing, and Web Information Systems
Information Retrieval, Filtering, Classification, Summarization, and Visualization
Human-Computer Interaction
Advanced and Cross-Disciplinary Applications of Conceptual Models
Enterprise Business Models, Enterprise Architectures and Service-Oriented Architectures
Business Process Modeling
Industry 4.0, Factory of the Future and Internet of Things
Applications to Bioinformatics, Ambient Assistance, Cyber Security, and Privacy
Role of Conceptual Modeling in Social Networks, Mobile Computing, Deep Learning, Serious Games and Pedagogical Models, etc.

Submission guidelines

The proceedings will be published in the Springer LNCS series; therefore, manuscripts must follow the LNCS author guidelines. The page limit for full papers is 14, for short papers 8. Manuscripts not submitted in the LNCS style or exceeding the page limit will not be reviewed and automatically rejected. A paper submitted to ER 2017 must not be under review for any other conference or journal during the time it is being considered for ER 2017. Submitted papers must demonstrate to be aware of the state-of-the art literature in conceptual modeling by properly citing relevant papers in the field. Submission is via EasyChair.