Stevens to host BPM 2010 Conference, September 14-16

Stevens professor Michael zur Muehlen serves as conference general chair

9/20/2010

HOBOKEN, N.J. - BPM 2010 is the eighth conference in a series that provides the most distinguished specialized forum for researchers and practitioners in business process management (BPM). The conference has a record of attracting innovative research of highest quality related to all aspects of business process management including theory, frameworks, methods, techniques, architectures, and empirical findings.

"We are very excited to welcome the international community of practitioners and researchers around Business Process Management to Stevens," says Dr. Michael zur Muehlen, General Chair of the conference. "Innovating business practices, creating new services and streamlining existing processes is mandatory for all types of organizations in the current economic climate. This conference will demonstrate best practices and leading edge research that can help companies realize their true potential."

In addition to the main research track, BPM 2010 will include an industrial and an educational papers track. The conference invites both practitioners and researchers with an interest in Business Process Management, Innovation, and Automation to attend. In addition to the highly regarded research track the conference will feature experience and application papers reporting on innovative implementations and applications of Business Process Management with a particular focus on their impact on information technology use and business practice.

The conference runs from September 14-16, 2010, and will host keynotes by Phil Gilbert (Lombardi Software), Clay Richardson (Forrester Research), and Hans-Arno Jacobsen ( University of Toronto) as well as fireside chats with Keith Swenson (Fujitsu Software) and Robert Shapiro (ProcessAnalytica and Global 360).

Prior to the conference, on Monday, September 13, Stevens will host 9 parallel Workshops on topics as diverse as BPM and Social Software and Business Process Design. More information about these and other topics can be found on the conference website at www.bpm2010.org.

About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870 and celebrating 140 Years of Innovation, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University TM , lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research.  The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management.

Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, master’s, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts.  Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 undergraduate and 3,700 graduate students with almost 450 faculty. Stevens’ graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world.  Additional information may be obtained at www.stevens.edu and www.stevens.edu/press.