Prospective conference participants are invited to submit a paper that concerns the topics mentioned above and all other topics related to business process modeling, development and support. Three categories of submissions are welcome:

(1) Completed research papers (technical papers or empirical evaluation papers) should report results in an advanced stage, including at least partial evaluation.

(2) Experience reports present work completed or being completed in the context of a real-life organization. The work should have some practical goal, pure research purpose does not fall in the category "Experience report".

(3) Idea papers related to the focus theme “Transformative BPMDS” should address completely new research positions or approaches, demonstrating the shortcomings of current methods, tools, meta-models, etc.

Full papers with up to 15 pages long or short papers with up to 8 pages can be submitted to these categories. Submissions should follow the guidelines in and adhere to the formatting instructions at

Please submit your paper in PDF format through the conference management system at

The work must be unpublished and must not be under review elsewhere. Accepted submissions will be presented during the working conference, and full papers will be published in a Springer LNBIP proceedings volume. Accepted short papers will be published in a CEUR online proceedings volume. After the BPMDS’19 conference, selected papers can be published as extended versions in a special issue of the International Journal on Software and Systems Modeling (SoSyM, Note that the topic theme “Transformative BPMDS” is suggested to make this year’s edition of BPMDS a special forum for this theme, however, it is mandatory for “idea paper” submissions only.

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