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10th IFIP Working Conference on VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES

Thessaloniki, GREECE, 7-9 October 2009



South East European Research Centre  
New University of Lisbon  

Technical Sponsors

IFIP WG 5.5  

Media Sponsors

EU Publications Office


Paper submissions are encouraged for the following themes, and their related topics:

  • Innovation networks

- Business ecosystems & emerging collaboration forms
- New value systems and performance measurement
- Innovation and risk management
- Novel healthcare collaborative networks
- Case studies

  • Networks of the future

- Semantic web for collaborative networks
- Content aware networks
- New technologies: MAS, Grid, pervasive computing
- Interoperability

  • Internet of things and services

- Proactive service ecosystems
- Pervasive and cloud computing
- Internet of things & new applications
- Networks of machines and sensors
- Collaborative transportation and energy networks

  • Social networks and communities of the future

- Professional Virtual Communities
- Social network analysis
- Virtual worlds and new business models
- Active ageing & networks of retired professionals

  • Cognitive networks

- Collective intelligence
- Self-organizing systems
- Ambient intelligence & Living Labs

  • Health of collaborative networks

- Affective computing in collaboration
- Network-level emotions and collaboration health
- Network behavior-governance, contracting, trust, conflict resolution
- Economic aspects of collaboration.

Papers may address reference modeling, roadmapping, infrastructure design, novel supporting ICT architectures and tools, business models, socio-economic impact analysis, and education aspects, related to the above areas.

The conference will include technical papers and discussion panels. Proposals for organizing associated events, namely by project consortia focused on the area of Collaborative Networks are welcome.


Thessaloniki, Greece

View the proceedings of PRO-VE'09 (published by Springer) here:
PRO-VE'09 proceedings

Download the program
of PRO-VE'09 here:
PRO-VE'09 program