Speakers & Panellists

22 Nov 2018

Federica Rosetta

 

As Director Global Strategic Networks(Europe) at Elsevier, Federica leads on strategic initiatives and external collaborations with stakeholders in the academic community in Northern Europe and EU. In this capacity, her primary focus is on all matters related to Open Science, research policy and innovation. Her experience in Scholarly communications, earned in fifteen years at Elsevier, spans marketing communications, publishing and business development. Her passion for Publishing traces back to her Master's degree in Literature, Press and Publishing History.

 

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19 Nov 2018

Thomas Zastrow

Thomas Zastrow received a PhD in computational linguistics at the University of Tübingen. He was working for digital infrastructure projects CLARIN-D and EUDAT. Since 2013, he is working as senior data scientist at the Max Planck Computing and Data Facility in Garching (MPCDF). He is member of the data group at MPCDF and involved in internal and external data driven projects. In the Research Data Alliance (RDA) he was co-chairing a working group (Research Data Collections).

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22 Nov 2018

Franco Niccolucci

Prof. Franco Niccolucci: director of VAST-LAB at PIN, was professor at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Florence until 2008, and later the director of the Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center of the Cyprus Institute in Nicosia. With a degree in Mathematics, he started working on Cultural Heritage applications in 1996. Since then he has been the scientific coordinator of a number of EU-funded projects. He is currently the coordinator of ARIADNE and PARTHENOS. Within EOSCpilot, he is the PI of the TEXTCROWD Science Demonstrator.

 

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20 Nov 2018

Philippe Segers

Philippe Segers Head of European High Performance Computing (HPC) projects for GENCI, the French HPC agency, where he manage the contribution of the French partners (CEA/CNRS/University and Inria) to the PRACE projects, member of PRACE Technical Board and Management Board, and he was work-package leader of the PRACE Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) on “Whole System Design for Energy Efficient HPC” (procurement of R&D for Finish, French, German, Italian and UK partners).

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22 Nov 2018

Barend Mons

Barend Mons is a molecular biologist by training (PhD Leiden University 1986) He spent over 15 years in malaria research in close collaboration with endemic countries. After that he gained experience in computer-assisted knowledge discovery, which is still his research focus. He spent time with the European Commission as a Seconded National Expert with the INCO-DC pogramme (1993-1996) and with the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO 1966-1999). Barend also co-founded several spin off companies.

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15 Nov 2018

Sergei Yakneen

Researcher and technology leader in the fields of cancer genomics, bioinformatics, distributed systems, and cloud computing. Currently at EMBL, Heidelberg, he has over 15 years of industry experience in leading the development of globally distributed large-scale enterprise information systems in domains as diverse as Governance, Risk, and Compliance, Operations Management, and e-commerce, at companies like Amazon.com.

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20 Nov 2018

Pascal Kahlem

Pascal Kahlem (PhD) (M): Coordinator of the Training Platform of the ELIXIR Research Infrastructure and owner of Scientific Network Management SL (Spain registered). PhD in Human Genetics at the University Paris VII (France) in 1999. He pursued 3 Post-docs on Human Genetics successively at the CNRS (Paris, France), Max-Planck-Institute (Berlin, Germany) and Charité Hospital (Berlin, Germany).

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22 Nov 2018

Gareth O'Neill

Gareth O'Neill [https://twitter.com/gtoneill] is a doctoral candidate in linguistics at Leiden University and is president of the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (Eurodoc) [http://eurodoc.net/]. He is interested in science policy for researchers and in improving the broad implementation and skills training of Open Science across Europe.

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15 Nov 2018

Petr Knoth

Dr. Petr Knoth leads the KMI’s Big Scientific Data and Text Analytics group. He is the founder, product and team leader for CORE, which is a service that aggregates millions of open access articles from around the world and makes them available for people to search and machines to text-mine. Previously, he worked as a Senior Data Scientist at Mendeley on information extraction and content recommendation for research. He has a deep interest in the use of AI to improve research workflows.

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