VikingPLoP 2016 Organization

VikingPLoP is a non-profit event organized by Tampere University of Technology in collaboration with HAN University of Applied Sciences and with support from Sofia University "St. Kl. Ohridski", Hillside, Hillside Europe, and various individuals from the pattern community. The program chairs are responsible for the running the conference, supported by the program committee. Program chairs and program committee are very grateful to these people and organizations for their contribution. The shepherds contribute with their expertise in order to guarantee a high quality of the submissions. If you consider supporting VikingPLoP and the authors as a shepherd, please contact the conference chairs.

Program chairs

  • Jari Rauhamäki, Tampere University of Technology, Finland, jari.rauhamaki (at)
  • Christian Köppe, HAN University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands, patterns (at)

Program committee

  • Christopher Preschern, Bernecker + Rainer Ges.m.b.H., Austria
  • Elissaveta Gourova, Sofia University "St. Kl. Ohridski", Bulgaria
  • Frank Frey, Fiducia & GAD IT AG, Germany
  • Hela Marouane, University of LeHavre, LITIS, France
  • Klaus Marquardt, Dräger Medical, Germany
  • Marko Leppänen, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Martin Filipczyk, paluno - The Ruhr Institute For Software Technology, Germany
  • Michael Weiss, Carleton University, Canada
  • Pietu Pohjalainen, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
  • Stephan Faßbender, Ruhr University Duisburg Essen, Germany
  • Timo Vepsäläinen, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Veli-Pekka Eloranta, Vincit Oy, Finland
  • Ville Reijonen, Finland


  • Bob Hanmer
  • Christian Kohls
  • Christian Köppe
  • Christopher Preschern
  • Hela Marouane
  • Klaus Marquardt
  • Lise Hvatum
  • Marielle Nijsten
  • Marko Leppänen
  • Martin Filipczyk
  • Michael Weiss
  • Pekka Alho
  • Peter Scupelli
  • Pietu Pohjalainen
  • Richard Gabriel
  • Stephan Faßbender
  • Timo Vepsäläinen
  • Uwe van Heesch
  • Uwe van Heesch
  • Veli-Pekka Eloranta

Accepted papers

  • Total of 20 papers were accepted to the shepherding process.