P-graph Meeting, 2018


P-graph Meeting will take place at the St Adalbert Conference Center in the historic town Esztergom, Hungary on September 2nd and 3rd, 2018.
The meeting is supported by the Pázmány Péter Catholic University.
The meeting is not public, participation is only by invitation.


The purpose of the event is to answer the following questions.

  • How can P-graph framework contribute to the solution of unsolved crucial problems of our time including sustainability?
  • What theoretical problems prevent further important applications?
  • How should the existing P-graph tools and software be improved for more general and wider range of applications?
  • How can the publicity of the framework be improved?
  • How can the necessary financial background be generated?
  • How can we set up a community behind the framework?


The meeting is organized in 9 sequential sessions during the two days. The form of each session is round-table discussion that starts with one or more presentations. Each session has a moderator and few panel members. It is supposed that the moderator opens his/her session with a short presentation.
Each participant is invited to give a presentation or presentations. If you plan to give a presentation, please send us the title with a short abstract of at most 50 words by August 20, 2018.
Please note, the participants of the meeting are familiar with the theory and applications of P-graph framework, no detailed introduction is needed in the presentations.


September 2, 2018

9:30- 11:00 Introduction, general overview.
     Moderator: F. Friedler
     Panel members: J. Klemes, B. Bertok, R. Tan

11:00-11:15 Coffee break

11:15- 12:45 Theoretical foundation, current extensions.
     Moderator: F. Friedler

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Applications.
     Moderator: P. Varbanov
     Panel members: M. Walmsley, T. Walmsley, A. Argoti, D. Foo

15:30-16:30 New directions in research, future applications.
     Moderator: R. Tan
     Panel members: B. Bertok, T. Walmsley

16:30-17:00 Coffee break

17:00-18:30 Teaching P-graphs.
     Moderator: H.L. Lam
     Panel members: K. Aviso, Z. Süle

18:45 Dinner

September 3, 2018

9:30- 11:00 Preparing books, publications policy, project proposals.
     Moderator: J. Klemes
     Panel members: F. Friedler, R. Tan

11:00-11:15 Coffee break

11:15- 12:45 P-graph software.
     Moderator: B. Bertók
     Panel members: K. Aviso, P. Varbanov, J.P. Losada

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Organizational issues: how to set up and manage the P-graph community?
     Moderator: R. Tan
     Panel members: M. Walmsley, B. Bertók

15:30- 17:00 Free for discussion or walking in the historic part of the town

17:00-18:30 Conclusion, future work.
     Moderator: F. Friedler
     Panel members: moderators of sessions

18:45 Dinner

More about P-graph: http://p-graph.org/