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Program Co-Chairs

Marten van Sinderen
University of Twente

Brief Bio
Marten van Sinderen holds a MSc in Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Computer Science, both from the University of Twente (UT). He is currently Associate Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science of the UT, and coordinator of the research area on Service Architectures and Health Applications at UT's Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT). His research focuses on design methods and technologies for distributed information systems. His research interests include service-oriented architectures, model-driven design, enterprise interop erability, and business-IT alignment. Marten van Sinderen is active in both national and international communities on his field of interest. He was project manager of the Dutch Freeband/A-MUSE project (BSIK 03025) on model-driven design of context-aware services. He currently leads the Dutch GenCom/U-Care project (IGC0816) on tailorable and adaptive homecare services. He is chairman of the steering committee of the International IEEE Enterprise Computing Conference (EDOC), and program co-chair of the International Conference on e-Business (ICE-B). He is also a member of the managerial board of IFIP WG5.8 on Enterprise Interoperability, and a member of the editorial boards of the Enterprise Information Systems journal published by Taylor & Francis and the Service oriented Computing and Applications journal published by Springer. ... More >>

Paulo Novais
Universidade do Minho

Brief Bio
Paulo Novais is an Associate Professor with Habilitation of Computer Science at the Department of Informatics, in the School of Engineering of the University of Minho (Portugal) and a researcher at the ALGORITMI Centre in which he is the coordinator of the research group ISlab - Synthetic Intelligence, and the coordinator of the research line in “Ambient intelligence for well-being and Health Applications”.
He is the director of the PhD Program in Informatics and co-founder and Deputy Director of the Master in Law and Informatics at the University of Minho.
He started his career de
veloping scientific research in the field of Intelligent Systems/Artificial Intelligence (AI), namely in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Machine Learning and Multi-Agent Systems.
His interest, in the last years, was absorbed by the different, yet closely related, concepts of Ambient Intelligence, Ambient Assisted Living, Intelligent Environments, Behavioural Analysis, Conflict Resolution and the incorporation of AI methods and techniques in these fields.
His main research aim is to make systems a little more smart, intelligent and also reliable.
He has led and participated in several research projects sponsored by Portuguese and European public and private Institutions and has supervised several PhD and MSc students. He is the co-author of over 250 book chapters, journal papers, conference and workshop papers and books.
He is the president of APPIA (the Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence) for 2016/2017, Portuguese representative at the IFIP - TC 12 - Artificial Intelligence chair of the Working Group on Intelligent Agent (WG12.3), and member of the executive committee of the IBERAMIA (IberoAmerican Society of Artificial Intelligence).
During the last years he has served as an expert/reviewer of several institutions such as EU Commission and FCT (Portuguese agency that supports science, technology and innovation).
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Hassan A. Sleiman, Renault Group, France
Dimitris Apostolou, University of Piraeus, Greece
Ana Azevedo, CEOS.PP-ISCAP/IPP, Portugal
Elarbi Badidi, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Efthimios Bothos, Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, Greece
Rebecca Bulander, Pforzheim University of Applied Science, Germany
Christoph Bussler, Oracle Corporation, United States
Wojciech Cellary, Poznan University of Economics, Poland
Chun-Liang Chen, National Taiwan University of Arts, Taiwan
Dickson Chiu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Soon Ae Chun, CUNY-CSI, United States
Inma Hernández, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Abderrahmane Leshob, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada
Yung-Ming Li, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Rungtai Lin, National Taiwan University of Arts, Taiwan
Liping Liu, University of Akron, United States
Peter Loos, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
Babis Magoutas, Information Management Unit, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Gianluca Carlo Misuraca, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Spain
Maurice Mulvenna, Ulster University, United Kingdom
Wilma Penzo, University of Bologna, Italy
Krassie Petrova, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Pak-Lok Poon, RMIT University, Australia
Ela Pustulka-Hunt, FHNW Olten, Switzerland
Ahm Shamsuzzoha, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Riccardo Spinelli, Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy
Athena Stassopoulou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Zhaohao Sun, PNG University of Technology (1); Federation University Australia (2), Papua New Guinea
Ben van Lier, Centric, Netherlands
Alfredo Vellido, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
James Y. L. Thong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Edzus Zeiris, ZZ Dats Ltd., Latvia
Lina Zhou, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States

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