Dear Applicant for the First Summer School on Process Mining organized by the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining,
This is an important update on the Summer School on Process Mining organized by the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining. The Covid-19 pandemic is causing all of us headaches. We all hoped that the situation would be better now, i.e., we expected that the vaccinations and spring wetter would have reduced the number of Covid-19 by now. This is, unfortunately, not the case. We still think that it would be possible to have the summer school in July, but due to the continued uncertainty, it is very difficult to plan things. Therefore, we decided to postpone the summer school. Given the nature of the event, we do not want to make this an online event: Personal interactions, social events, and a sense of community are essential ingredients that require all of us to be present at the same location.
We had many applications (much more than the capacity we had) showing that there is a huge demand for such a summer school. Therefore, we certainly do not want to abandon the idea and will keep the excellent lineup of speakers.
The current plan is that we organize the summer school one year later, i.e., July 2022. We considered doing it in autumn or winter, but other events are planned in these periods and we want to be sure that we do not run into similar problems. Moreover, July is by far the best month for summer school. Details will follow later and we hope you will consider applying again. We will also send you a trigger once more information is known, and the new registration process opens.
the Organization team of the First Summer School on Process Mining organized by the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining
The first Summer School on Process Mining organized by the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining will take place in Germany in July 2022.
The course will be given by renowned experts in the field. Wil van der Aalst and Josep Carmona are the course directors, and the event is supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and RWTH Aachen University. The course will tentatively take place in Schloss Dagstuhl, a beautiful castle with excellent facilities for such a summer school.
Young researchers (such as PhD students and Postdocs) are the primary target audience, but the school will also be very interesting for practitioners, students, and senior researchers. The summer school will have introductory lectures and lectures focusing on applications in healthcare, auditing, and robotic process automation. Moreover, different process discovery and conformance checking techniques will be presented in detail. Lectures on data preprocessing, data quality, performance analysis, predictive analytics, and responsible process mining will complete the picture. Next to the lectures, there will also be hands-on sessions with (open-source) process mining tools.