Extended versions of selected papers from the proceedings of two symposiums: 12th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing (INCOM 2006) held in Saint-Etienne, France, 17-19 May 2006 and the 7th IFIP Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises (PRO-VE '06) held in Helsinki, Finland, 25-27 September 2006.
- On the classification and management of Virtual Organisation Breeding Environments
- An evolving plug-and-play business infrastructure for networked organisations
- Support for adaptive collaboration in Professional Virtual Communities based on negotiations of social protocols
- Collaborative Engineering Environments for Virtual Organisations
- Manufacturing traceability data management in the supply chain