Web services and inter-operability

Workshop Chair: Eva Söderström - eva.soderstrom@his.se

University of Skövde
School of Humanities and Informatics
Box 408
541 28 Skövde

coChairs: Per Backlund, Harald Kühn

Main Topic: Web services, service-oriented architectures
Goal: To gather researchers and practitioners in order to explore various aspects of web services

WS committee:

·        Eva Söderström, University of Skövde, Sweden, eva.soderstrom@his.se

·        Per Backlund, University of Skövde, Sweden, per.backlund@his.se

·        Harald Kühn, BOC Information Systems, Austria,  harald.kuehn@boc-eu.com

·        Paul Johannesson, Stockholm University/KTH, Sweden, pajo@dsv.su.se

·        Martin Henkel, Stockholm University/KTH, martinh@dsv.su.se

·        Martin Karsten, University of Waterloo, Canada, mkarsten@uwaterloo.ca

·        Jens Schmitt, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, jschmitt@informatik.uni-kl.de

·         Benkt Wangler, University of Skövde, Sweden, benkt.wangler@his.se

·        Thomi Pilioura, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

·        George Athanasopoulos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

·        Eleni Koutrouli, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

·        Bob Boncella, Washburn University, USA, bob.boncella@washburn.edu

Workshop Outline: Paper presentations (rather short), with more extensive discussions led by an assigned paper discussant.


Organizer Presentation: Eva Söderström holds a PhD in Computer Science from Stockholm University. She is currently a lecturer and researcher at the University of Skövde, Sweden. Her main research interests are B2B standards and web services.

Per Backlund holds a Ph.Lic.  in Computer Science from Stockholm University. He is currently a researcher and a lecturer at the University of Skövde. His main research interests are the organisional use of  development methods.


Harald Kühn is managing director at BOC Information Systems GmbH. He undertakes his current position as head of development for BOC's ADONIS and ADOxx product platforms, where he is one of the chief architects. In addition to his development activities, Harald Kühn works actively in the research of IT-supported management approaches,  metamodelling, interoperability, and integrating business process, workflow and e-business technology. He has published various articles in these fields.


Duration:  3 hours