ICSOC'2008 Workshops


ICSOC 2008 features seven workshops in the general area of service-oriented systems and applications. Several workshops are continuing from past ICSOC conferences – others are new. Each workshop has its own topic, format, committee, web site, and paper selection process. Please refer to the respective web sites for further details.

Joint ICSOC workshop proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag after the conference. Preliminary workshop proceedings shall be available at the workshops. All workshop submissions must be prepared according to the Springer/LNCS camera-ready format (details on

List of Workshops

There are seven exciting pre-conference workshops will be held on 1 December, 2008:

  • 4th International "Workshop on Engineering Service-Oriented Applications" (WESOA'08)
  • 3rd international workshop on "Trends in Enterprise Architecture Research" (TEAR08)
  • 2nd International Workshop on "Web APIs and Services Mashups" (Mashups'08)
  • 1st International workshop on "Quality-of-Service Concerns in Service Oriented Architectures" (QoSCSOA08)
  • Workshop on "Enabling Service Business Ecosystems" (ESBE'08)
  • Service Science, Management and Engineering (SSME) Education: Looking Ahead workshop (Details...)
  • Adhoc Data Grid Environment Workshop (ADAGE) (Details...)

Workshop WESOA08

4th International Workshop on "Engineering Service-Oriented Applications" (WESOA08)
Time: 1st December 2008, 9:30 - 17:30
Room: CB02.05.30

Program Overview

Time Activity
8:00 - 9:00 Conference Registration
Opening & Keynote Address
(Chair: Christian Zirpins)
09:30 - 09:45 WESOA Welcome
Christian Zirpins
09:45 - 10:30 Keynote: What would Smart Services look like, and how can we build them on dumb infrastructure?
Duddy, Keith
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
Session 1: Principles of Service-Oriented Software Systems Analysis and Design
(Chair: Winfried Lamersdorf)
11:00 - 11:30 Design of Composable Services
Feuerlicht, George
11:30 - 12:00 A Conceptual Framework for Unified and Comprehensive SOA Management
Mueller, Ingo; Han, Jun; Schneider, Jean-Guy; Versteeg, Steven
12:00 - 12:30 A Metrics Suite for Evaluating Flexibility and Complexity in Service Oriented Architectures
Hirzalla, Mamoun A.; Cleland-Huang, Jane; Arsanjani, Ali
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break (on your own)
Session 2: Methods for Software Service Engineering
(Chair: TBA)
13:30 - 14:00 Simulation of IT Service Processes with Petri-Nets
Bartsch, Christian; Mevius, Marco; Oberweis, Andreas
14:00 - 14:30 Automatic Test Case Generation for Interacting Services Kaschner, Kathrin; Lohmann, Niels
14:30 - 15:00 Detecting Behavioural Incompatibilities Between Pairs of Services
Aït-Bachir, Ali; Dumas, Marlon; Fauvet, Marie-Christine
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee/Tea Break
Session 3: Application Perspectives on Software Service Design
(Chair: George Feuerlicht)
15:30 - 16:00 On Supporting the Design of Human-provided Services in SOA
Schall, Daniel; Dorn, Christoph; Truong, Hong-Linh; Dustdar, Schahram
16:00 - 16:30 Model Transformations to Leverage Service Networks
Bitsaki, Marina; Danylevych, Olha; van den Heuvel, Willem-Jan; Koutras, George D.; Leymann, Frank; Mancioppi, Michele; Nikolaou, Christos N.; Papazoglou, Mike P.
16:30 - 17:00 Building Scientific Workflow with Taverna and BPEL: A Comparative Study in caGrid
Tan, Wei; Missier, Paolo; Madduri, Ravi; Foster, Ian
17:00 - 17:30 Closing & Discussion
(Chair: Christian Zirpins)

Workshop Mashups08

2nd International Workshop on "Web APIs and Services Mashups" (Mashups08)
Time: 1st December 2008, 9:00 - 17:30
Room: CB02.05.32

Program Overview

Time Activity
8:00 - 9:00 Conference Registration
9:00 - 10:30 Keynote 1
Popfly: Mashup Tool for the Masses Nick Hodge, Microsoft, Australia
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break
Session 1:
(Chair: TBA)
11:00 - 11:30 Innovation in the Programmable Web: Characterizing the Mashup Ecosystem
Shuli Yu
11:30 - 12:00 The Changing Role of IT Departments in Enterprise Mashup Environments
Volker Hoyer
12:00 - 12:30 The Mashup Atelier
Cesare Pautasso and Monica Frisoni
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break (on your own)
13:30 - 15:00 Keynote 2
OpenSocial: Creating A Social Plug-in Ecosystem
Pamela Fox, Google, USA
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee/Tea Break
Session 2:
(Chair: TBA)
15:30 - 16:00 The Reverse C10K Problem for Server-side Mashups
Dong Liu and Ralph Deters
16:00 - 16:30 Creating a 'Cloud Storage' Mashup for High Performance, Low Cost Content Delivery
James Broberg, Rajkumar Buyya and Zahir Tari
(Chair: TBA)
16:30 - 17:30 TBA

Workshop QoSCSOA08

1st International Workshop on "Quality-of-Service Concerns in Service Oriented Architectures" (QoSCSOA08)
Time: 1st December 2008, 9:30 − 12:30
Room: CB02.05.33

Program Overview

Time Activity
9:00 - 9:10 Introduction and participant introductions
9:10 - 9:30 Keynote
Challenges in Integrating Tooling and Monitoring for QoS Provisioning in SOA Systems
Adrian Mos
9:30 - 9:50 Challenges for Assuring Quality of Service in a Service-Oriented Environment
Sriram Balasubramaniam, Grace A. Lewis, Ed Morris, Soumya Simanta, and Dennis B. Smith
9:50 - 10:10 A Scalable Approach for QoS-based Web Service Selection
Mohammad Alrifai, Thomas Risse, Peter Dolog, and Wolfgang Nejdl
10:10 - 10:30 Towards QoS-based web Service Discovery
Jingtai Piao and Jun Yan
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break
11:00 - 11:20 A Redundancy Protocol for Service-Oriented Architectures
Nicholas May
11:20 - 11:40 A Context Aware Trust Model for Service-Oriented Multi-Agent Systems
Kaiya Wan and Vasu Alagar
11:40 - 11:55 Tool Demo
11:55 - 12:20 Discussion: Three Common Mistakes in Modeling and Analysis of QoS of Service Oriented Systems
Chair: Vladimir Tosic
12:20 - 12:30 Workshop Close

Workshop ESBE08

1st International Workshop on "Enabling Service Business Ecosystems" (ESBE08)
Time: 1st December 2008, 13:30 − 17:45
Room: CB02.05.33

Program Overview

Time Activity
13:30 - 13:35 Welcome and Introduction
Vincenzo D'Andrea
Session 1
(Chair: TBA)
13:35 - 14:05 Automating Service Selection in Business Service Ecosystem
Sven Graupner
14:05 - 14:35 Describing Services for Service Ecosystems, Gregor Scheithauer
Stefan Augustin, Guido Wirtz
14:35 - 15:05 Standardization as a Business Ecosystem Enabler
Paul Bannerman and Liming Zhu
15:05 - 15:30 Coffee/Tea Break
Session 2
(Chair: Gregor Scheithauer)
15:30 - 16:00 On Analyzing Evolutionary Changes of Web Services
Martin Treiber, Hong-Linh Truong and Schahram Dustdar
16:00 - 16:30 On the Feasibility of Bilaterally Agreed Accounting of Resource Consumption
Gregor Carlos Molina-Jimenez, Santosh Shrivastava and Nick Cook
16:30 - 17:00 Managing Quality of Human-Based eServices
Robert Kern, Christian Zirpins, Sudhir Agarwa
(Chair: Vincenzo D'Andrea)
17:00 - 17:30 General discussion on service business ecosystems and workshop evaluation

Workshop TEAR08

3rd WS on "Trends in Enterprise Architecture Research" (TEAR08)
Time: 1st December 2008, 9:00 − 17:30
Room: CB02.05.31

Program Overview

Time Activity
Session 1
(Chair: Pontus Johnson)
9:00 - 9:30 Introduction
Pontus Johnson, Stephan Aier, Joachim Schelp
9:30 - 10:00 Towards a Sophisticated Understanding of Service Design for Enterprise Architecture
Stephan Aier, Bettina Gleichauf
10:00 - 10:30 A Conceptual Framework for the Governance of Service-Oriented Architectures
Jan Bernhardt, Detlef Seese
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break
Session 2:
(Chair: Stephan Aier)
11:00 - 11:30 Using Enterprise Architecture Models and Bayesian Belief Networks for Failure Impact Analysis
Oliver Holschke, Per Närman, Waldo Rocha Flores, Evelina Eriksson, Marten Schönherr
11:30 - 12:00 Assessing System Availability Using an Enterprise Architecture Analysis Approach
Jakob Raderius, Per Närman and Mathias Ekstedt
12:00 - 12:30 An Information Model for Landscape Management - Discussing Temporality Aspects
Sabine Buckl, Alexander Ernst, Florian Matthes, Christian M. Schweda
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break (on your own)
Session 3
(Chair: Pontus Johnson)
13:30 - 14:00 A Lightweight Method for the Modelling of Enterprise Architectures - Introduction and Usage Feedback
Henk Koning, Rik Bos, Sjaak Brinkkemper
14:00 - 14:30 A Contingency Approach to Enterprise Architecture Method Engineering
Christian Riege, Stephan Aier
14:30 - 15:00 Towards a common terminology in the discipline of Enterprise Architecture
Marten Schönherr
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee/Tea Break
(Chairs: Pontus Johnson and Stephan Aier)
15:30 - 17:30 Discussion and identification of trends and current EA research issues

Workshops chairs

  • George Feuerlicht (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
  • Winfried Lamersdorf (University of Hamburg, Germany)


- 02/12/2008 PhD Symposium Proceedings is available online (Check out).

- 27/11/2008 ICSOC 2008 Proceedings (LNCS 5364) is now available online (Check out).

- 24/11/2008 The Venue page has been updated including Directions, Dinner, Eating & Drinking, Pre-Registration, and Facilities & Support (Check out).

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