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Event Chairs

Conference Chair


Markus Helfert
Dublin City University
Ireland


Brief Bio
Markus Helfert is Director of the Business Informatics Group at Dublin City University, and a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at the School of Computing, Dublin City University (Ireland). He is senior academic at Lero - The Irish Software Research Centre. He is a research affiliate at The Open Government Institute at Zeppelin University in Germany. His research interests include Information Management, Innovation, Cloud Computing, Service Science, Enterprise Architecture and Open Data and Smart Cities. Currently he advises several small and medium sized Enter prise in relation to Innovation and IT Management. Markus Helfert has authored more than 200+ academic articles, journal and book contributions and has presented his work at international conferences. He is member of international programme committees and reviewer and associate editor of several IS journals. Dr. Helfert has received national and international grants from agencies such as European Union (FP7; H2020), Science Foundation Ireland and Enterprise Ireland. Prior to his appointment at Dublin City University, he held a research position at the Institute of Information Management at the University of St. Gallen. Dr. Helfert holds a PhD from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), an MSc from the University of Mannheim (Germany) and a BSc from Napier University in Scotland (UK). ... More >>

 

Program Co-Chairs


Hugo Plácido da Silva
IT- Institute of Telecommunications
Portugal


Brief Bio
PhD in Electrical and Computers Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) – University of Lisbon, since 2004 Hugo is a researcher at the IT - Instituto de Telecomunicações (http://www.it.pt/person_detail_p.asp?id=1293) and a Professor at EST/IPS – Escola Superior de Tecnologia do Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal (http://www.estsetubal.ips.pt/) since 2016. In 2012 he was a visiting researcher at the Computational and NeuroEngineering Laboratory (CNEL) from the University of Florida. He is co-founder of PLUX – Wireless Biosignals (http://www.plux.info), established in 2007 s an innovative technology-based company operating in the field of medical devices for healthcare and quality of life, where he is currently Chief Innovation Officer. More recently, Hugo has been actively working towards making the world a bit more physiological, through BITalino (http://www.bitalino.com), an open source software and low-cost hardware toolkit, that allows anyone from students to professional app developers, to create cool projects and applications with physiological sensors. His main interest interests include biosignal research, system engineering, signal processing, and pattern recognition, and his work has been distinguished with several academic and technical awards such as the “Best Industrial and Enabling Technology” at the European Commission’s DG-CONNECT Innovation Radar Prize in 2017 with the project “BITalino”, the 1st place at the Ordem dos Engenheiros Young Engineer Innovation Award in 2015 with the project “BIT: Biosignal Igniter Toolkit”, the 1st place at the Venture Day Lisbon in 2013 with the project “Vitalidi: Your Heart (h)as a Key!”, the selection as a semi-finalist to the Engadget Expand NY Inset Coin competition in 2013, the Life Sciences Award in 2010 at a yearly venture competition co-promoted by the MIT, and the "Caixa Geral de Depósitos Award'' from 2003 to 2005 for recognized academic merit. ... More >>


Larry Constantine
Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute
Portugal


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Maria Jose Escalona
University of Seville
Spain
www.iwt2.org


Brief Bio
María José Escalona obtained her Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science in 2004 at the University of Seville (Spain). Since 1999, she has been a lecturer in the Department of Computer Languages and Systems of the University of Seville, where she is currently a reader. Her current lines of research are in the areas of requirement engineering, web system development, model driven engineering, quality assurance.She has served as a Program Committee member of several conferences and workshops such as ISD, RCIS or Eatis and she has done research stays in Nice (University of Nice), Milano (Polit cnico di Milano) and Munich (Ludwig Maximiliam Universitet). She leads her research group in Web Engineering and Early Testing (IWT2) and she also collaborates with public and private companies like Consejería de Cultura or Servicio Andaluz de Salud in quality assurance. ... More >>


Andres Jimenez Ramirez
University of Seville
Spain


Brief Bio
Andrés Jiménez-Ramírez is lecturer and Ph.D student in Computer Science at the Unversity of Seville, Spain. In 2009 he obtained the M.S. degree in Computer Science. His Ph.D research focuses on intelligent techniques for Business Process Management and Flexible Business Processes, hereby combining different disciplines, amongst which Constraint Programming, Imperative and Declarative Business Process Modelling and Planning and Scheduling. His current research interests are related to Decision Support Systems applied to Flexible Business Processes. He is a member of the Quivir Researc Group at the University of Seville. ... More >>

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