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Andreas Holzinger
Medical University Graz

Brief Bio
Andreas Holzinger is head of the Research Unit Human–Computer Interaction, Institute of Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation, Medical University Graz, Associate Professor of Applied Informatics at the Faculty of Computer Science, Institute of Informationsystems and Computer Media and Lecturer at the Faculty of Electrical and Information Engineering, Institute of Genomics and Bioinformatics at Graz University of Technology. He serves as consultant for the Canadian, Swiss, French and Dutch Government, for the German Excellence Initiative and as national expert in the European Commission (Lisbon Delegat e 2000). Andreas, born 1963, started as an apprentice in Information Technology in 1978; while working as an industrial engineer, he resumed a parallel second-chance education, finished his PhD in Cognitive Science in 1997 and completed his second doctorate (Habilitation) in Computer Science in 2003. Since 1999 participation in leading positions in 30+ R&D multi-national projects, budget 3+ MEUR;300+ publications, 3600+ citations; Andreas was Visiting Professor in Berlin, Innsbruck, Vienna, London, and Aachen. He is passionate on bringing together Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), with the goal of supporting human intelligence with machine intelligence – to discover new, previously unknown insights into complex biomedical data. Homepage:http://www.hci4all.at; Current main lecture:http://genome.tugraz.at/medical_informatics.shtml ... More >>

Markus Helfert
Dublin City University

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.


Program Co-Chairs

Chiara Francalanci
Politecnico di Milano

Brief Bio
Chiara Francalanci is professor of information systems at Politecnico di Milano. She has a Master's Degree in Electronic Engineering and a Doctorate in Information Engineering both from Politecnico di Milano. As part of her post doctoral studies, she worked for two years at the Harvard Business School as a Visiting Researcher where she graduated in Management of the Information Systems Resource. She has over 15 years of experience in applied research and consulting. She has published on top international outlets on IT management and cost-oriented IT design, has led several national and international research proj ects, and has broad consulting experience. ... More >>

Orlando Belo
University of Minho

Brief Bio
Orlando Belo is an associate professor with habilitation in the Department of Informatics at Minho University, Portugal. He is also a member of the Algoritmi R&D Centre in the same university, working in areas like Data Warehousing Systems, OLAP, and Data Mining. His main research topics are related with data warehouse design, implementation and tuning, ETL services, and distributed multidimensional structures processing. During the last few years he was involved with several projects in the decision support systems area designing and implementing computational platforms for specific applications like fraud detec tion and control in telecommunication systems, data quality evaluation, and ETL systems for industrial data warehousing systems. More recently, he was developing some research work establishing OLAP usage profiles and optimizing OLAP selection methods incorporating knowledge acquired over OLAP user sessions and users’ preferences. ... More >>