Lucinéia Heloisa Thom is associate professor with Informatics Institute at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, UFRGS (Brazil). From 2010 to 2011 she was a visiting Scientist at the University of Grenoble. Before, she was a visiting Scientist at the University of Ulm (2007-2009). She received her Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil (1999); her Master’s in Computer Science from UFRGS (2002); and her PhD in Computer Science from UFRGS (2006). She developed part of her thesis research at the Institute for Parallel and Distributed Systems of the University of Stuttgart (2004-2005). Her research interests are in the area of Business Process Management with a special focus on process model extraction from natural language text, process quality, ontology and process data. She has participated in the organization of several events. In 2015 she organized the I Latin American School on Business Process Management LAS-BPM 2015. In 2016 she was co-chair of the Tutorial and Panel Section of the Business Process Management Conference (BPM 2016). In 2017 she organized the II Latin American School on Business Process Management LAS-BPM, the Process Query Workshop and is Co-chair of the Latin American Community (BPM-LAC).