LAS-BPM 2017 – II Latin American School on Business Process Management, June 27-30

The 2nd Latin-American School in BPM (LAS-BPM) will be held in Bogotá – Colombia between June 27 and June 30 (2017) and will offer an  opportunity to bring together both practitioners and researchers around the Business Process Management field and study some of its more exciting developments.

The school aims to bring together, for a week, the young and growing generation of Latin-American researchers with practitioners that are both building and using today’s strongest BPM platforms. This space should offer plenty of opportunities to strengthen relationships between academia and industry, and to foster collaborations between Latin-American researchers.

The school will be held at the campus of the University of Los Andes and is being organized by the Department of Systems and Computing Engineering together with the Department of System Engineering of the National Technological University and the Instituto de Informática UFRGS of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul.

The 2nd LAS-BPM will consist of four days of short courses and meetings to discuss different state-of-art topics regarding BPM, followed by discussions designed to establish cooperation oportunities. Students will also be given the opportunity to present their research works to their peers, fellow practitioners, and to courses’ lecturers in order to get valuable feedback.

Confirmed lecturers include

Marlon Dumas, Estonia – Process Mining
Lucineia Thom, Brazil – Business Process Concepts and Modeling
Pablo Villareal, Argentina – Inter-Organizational Business Process Management: Methods and Tools
Mario Sánchez, Colombia – Process Simulation
Oscar González, Colombia – Process Analysis and Governance

School Background and Goals

To keep competitive and to better achieve the clients’ requirements organizations are establishing as primary goal the improvement and quality of their business processes. Business Process Management (BPM) through process automation helps to reduce costs, time, and errors in process execution.

The main topics covered by the LAS-BPM 2017 School include:

  • Process Modelling
    Inter-organizational Process Management
    Process Mining
    Process Simulation
    Process Analysis and Governance

Intended audience

The intended audience of the school consists of graduate and undergraduate students, professors, researchers and practitioners who have an interest in business process management and related topics in the areas of mining, modeling, analysis, management, and governance.


March 1, 2017 – Opening of registrations
May 31, 2017 – End of early registrations
June 23, 2017 – End of registrations
June 27, 2017 – Opening of LAS-BPM 2017
June 30, 2017 – End of LAS-BPM 2017