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Event Chairs

Conference Chair

Leszek Maciaszek
Wroclaw University of Economics and Business, Poland and Macquarie University, Sydney

Brief Bio
Prof. Leszek A. Maciaszek is the Director of Institute of Business Informatics and Head of Department of Information Systems at Wroclaw University of Economics. He holds Honorary Fellow position at Macquarie University ~ Sydney, Australia. He has worked as a Visiting Professor/Scientist in more than 20 universities/research centres in countries on four continents; has authored about 180 publications (including Prentice-Hall and Addison-Wesley books, some translated from English to Chinese, Russian and Italian); has been Editor or Co-Editor of about 40 volumes published by Springer and IEEE; has served as an exp ert, reviewer and advisor to international corporations, government bodies and ministries; has been a reviewer and evaluator to European Commission of FP7 and H2020 projects. ... More >>


Program Co-Chairs

Raian Ali
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Brief Bio
Raian joined Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Qatar, in Dec 2019 as a Professor in Information and Computing Technology. Before that he was a Professor in Computing at Bournemouth University in the UK that he joined in 2012 and founded and led the Engineering and Social Informatics Research Group (ESOTICS), focusing on the interrelation between technology and social requirements such as motivation, transparency and wellbeing. Raian leads multiple projects on the theme of making digital media and online gaming and gambling fairer through data-driven real-time transparency to empower users, support the conscious and regulated nature of their usage and increase digital wellness. He frequently provides consultancy and policy advice, nationally and internationally, around the theme. He published over 100 peer-reviewed papers and many are of interdisciplinary nature that embraces elements from software engineering, psychology and marketing. Raian is in the editorial board, organising and program committee of leading conferences and journals in the area of information systems and social informatics. His research is frequently featured in mainstream media and he works closely with a wide range of industries, charities and policymakers, internationally ... More >>

Hermann Kaindl
TU Wien

Brief Bio
Hermann Kaindl is the head of the organizational unit entitled “Software-intensive Systems” of the Institute of Computer Technology and a Vice Chairman of the Senate at TU Wien. He joined this institute in early 2003 as a full professor. Prior to moving to academia, he was a senior consultant with the division of program and systems engineering at Siemens AG Austria. There he has gained more than 24 years of industrial experience in requirements and software engineering, human-computer interaction and artificial intelligence. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Distinguished Scientist member of the ACM.