Workshop on Interoperability Science -The iESA Conference in Coventry, UK

The workshop on Scientific Base for Enterprise Interoperability took place in conjunction with the iESA 2010 Conference on Interoperability for Enterprise Software and Applications, on April 13th, in Coventry University, UK.  The worshop was jointly organised by the Greek Inteoperability Centre, UNINOVA and Coventry University.

More than 70 high-level experts and researchers attended the conference, which was opened with the keynote speech of Gerald Santucci, Head of Unit, INFSO D4, European Commission, titled "Towards Tomorrow’s Enterprise within the Future Internet Agenda".

The main topic of the Interoperability Science workshop was the presentation and discussion of the new FP7 ICT Support Action, that will start within 2010 and target the systematic building of the Enterprise Interoperability community and the development of a Scientific Base for Interoperability. Issues discussed included initial positions relating to :

- The ingredients of the new Interoperability Science

- The way that the scientific foundation for Interoperability can be achieved

- The neighbouring scientific domains, where best practices can be obtained from

Y. Charalabidis (GIC), H.Panetto (Univerity Nancy), K. Popplewell (Coventry University), G.Doumeingts (Interop V-Lab) in the Inteoperability Science Workshop