Prof. Alois Ferscha
He is the founder and head of:
- Research Institute for Pervasive Computing (RIPE), and
- Research Studio for Pervasive Computing Applications (PCA)
His current research areas are:
- Pervasive Computing (Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing)
- Networked Embedded Systems
- Cooperative Systems
- Wireless Sensor/Actuator Systems
- Coordination Models, Calculi, and Languages
- Software Architecture, Distributed Software Systems
- Parallel and Distributed Discrete Event Simulation
His membership in scientific boards and committees:
- International Conference on Pervasive Computing (PERVASIVE), (Steering Committee)
- International Conference on Uniquitous Computing (UBICOMP), (interimistic Steering Committee)
- Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal (PMC, Elsevier) (Editorial Board)
- Transactions of the Society for Computer Simulation (Editorial Board)
- Parallel and Distributed Simulation (Head of the Steering Committee)
- Software Technology Track, HICSS-31, 1998 (Steering Committee Member)
For more details see his CV
Prof. Gyula Sallai
Professor Gyula Sallai received MSc degree from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), PhD and DSc degrees from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), all in telecommunications. He was senior researcher in telecommunication network planning, then research director, strategic director, later deputy CEO with the Hungarian Telecom Company; then international vice president, after that executive vice president for the ICT regulation with the Communication Authority of Hungary. From 2002 to 2010 he was the head of the Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics of the BME, and from 2004 to 2008 the vice-rector of the BME as well. From 2005 to 2011 he was also the chairman of the Telecommunication Committee of the MTA and the president of the Hungarian Scientific Association for Infocommunications (HTE). Recently he is full-professor at the BME, Scientific Director of Future Internet Research Coordination Centre and honorary president of the HTE. He is also a member of the Hungarian Academy of Engineering. His main fields of interest are the ICT trends, strategic, management and regulatory issues, Future Internet engineering.
PD Dr. Martin Atzmueller
Martin Atzmueller is adjunct professor (Privatdozent) at the University of Kassel and heads the Ubiquitous Data Mining Team at the Hertie Chair for Knowledge and Data Engineering. He earned his habilitation (Dr. habil.) in 2013 at the University of Kassel, and received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Würzburg in 2006. He studied Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin (USA) and at the University of Wuerzburg where he completed his MSc in Computer Science.
His research areas include data mining, social computing, mining social media, web science, and big data analytics. In this context, he is directing the VIKAMINE project for subgroup discovery, pattern mining and analytics and the Ubicon project for implementing social and ubiquitous applications.
He has published a significant number of scientific articles in top venues and journals, e.g., the Journal of Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM), the ACM World Wide Web Conference (WWW), the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice on Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), the IEEE Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom), the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), the ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) and the ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (HT). He is the winner of several Best Paper and Innovation Awards. He regularly acts as PC member of several top-tier conferences and as co-organizer on a number of international workshops and conferences, e.g., AAAI, ACM HT, ECML/PKDD, ICML, MUSE, MSM, and SocialCom.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Gillert
Frank Gillert holds a professorship for logistics management at the University of Applied Sciences in Wildau since 2009. He manages a research group for secure object identification and authentication. Before starting his industry career Frank Gillert initiated and carried out several research projects on AutoID e.g.
RFID in the consumer supply chainin 1998. He is author and co-author of many publication e.g. RFID for the Optimization of Business Processes (Wiley, 2007). His current research focus is logistics centric security research in the scope of civil security employing technologies from the IoT arena.
Currently the Director of Corporate Relations, at GS1 Hungary, Dávid Kétszeri's main activities and responsibilities are:
- Establishing and leading collaborations with strategic partners of GS1 Hungary on national as well as on international level.
- Leading the business development activities with the aim to increase the implementation of global standards thus increasing the visibility of international supply chains.
- Being responsible for the B2C initiative of GS1 in Hungary so called SafeBrand. The initiative aims to provide detailed product related information through mobile phones to consumers by reading barcodes on products.
- In charge of development of EPCIS based traceability solution and services for different sectors in Hungary including food and pharmaceuticals.
As a GS1 in Europe Co-ordinator he's responsible for:
- Providing continuous project management and administrative services for GS1 in Europe.
- Managing and co-ordinating the European projects, initiatives, meetings and events. With regards to the joint European projects provide the relevant and required promotional, communication and marketing activities at European events and conferences.
- Providing continuous and direct support and assistance to all CEOs of European GS1 Member Organizations and GS1 colleagues.
- Coordinating and leading the development and maintenance of web-based tools to leverage information sharing among GS1 MOs.