International Conference on
    Enterprise Information SystemsICEIS 2001

3rd International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems

Setúbal, Portugal

7-10 July, 2001



Giorgio De Michelis teaches Theoretical Computer Science and Information Systems at the University of Milano - Bicocca. He is carrying out research on models of concurrent systems (Petri Nets) and on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, where he has developed and is developing prototypes of support systems for cooperative processes (CHAOS, UTUCS, MILANO, KLEE&CO). He is responsible of the Cooperation Technologies Laboratory at the Dipartimento di Informatica, Sistemistica e Comunicazione (DISCO) of the University of Milano - Bicocca. Giorgio De Michelis is member of the Steering Committee of the Community of Petri Nets. He has served several times as program committee chairman or member of the International Conferences on Application and Theory of Petri Nets. Giorgio De Michelis has repeatedly served as program committee member for both the CSCW and the ECSCW conferences and for related conferences in Europe and in the US. He has served as Program Committee Chair of the ECSCW'93 in Milano. He is member of the editorial board of 'Computer Supported Cooperative Work: The Journal of Collaborative Computing', 'Studi Organizzativi', 'Pluriverso'. From 2000 he is writing a periodical column on the i3 Magazine.

Giorgio De Michelis has authored four books and more than hundred papers in the areas of his interest. Giorgio De Michelis is vice-presidente of IRSO, an Italian research and consultancy firm specialized in change management with particular attention to information systems planning, professional exploitation systems, business process reengineering, socio-technical systems design. He is member of the board of the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnica, and gives his advice to several ministries and public institutions.

Giorgio De Michelis has been responsible of the Milan University unit within the ESPRIT Project ITHACA; he has been member of the PMC of the ESPRIT BRA Project COMIC and of the Open LTR ESPRIT Project DESARTE; he has participated in the ESPRIT BRA Project DEMON and in the ESPRIT BRA Working Group, CALIBAN. He has been chairman of the management committee of the COST Action 14 - CO-TECH, involving more than 70 research institutions all around Europe (1994-1996). He is member of the Coordinating Group of the i3 network and he has served as Chair of the i3 Annual Conference 2000, (September 2000, Joenkoeping (Sweden)). He is currently serving as referee of the Long Term Research (LTR) Proposals within the V Framework Program. His Laboratory is leading an LTR ESPRIT Project, CAMPIELLO, and is participating in the Esprit Project, KLEE & CO.