Speakers & Panellists

24 Sep 2018

Steven Newhouse

Dr Steven Newhouse is head of the Technical Services cluster (formed in 2013) that brings together the systems, web production and web development teams, and leads the Technology and Science Integration group which works to bring technology (both new innovations and established services) from Europe and around the world to further develop and support the Science taking place at EMBL-EBI.

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24 Sep 2018

Dale Robertson

Dale Robertson has recently joined Jisc to work on the EOSCpilot project’s Policy and Governance Work Packages.  Dale is a specialist in European Public Affairs in the areas of Digital and Research Policies, and also an experienced Project Manager in the context of EC-funded research projects.  She spent five years as Head of EU Liaison at GÉANT, developing and leading an EU policy advice and engagement function, and prior to that was Marketing Communications Manager, leading the Communications activity of successive EC-funded GÉANT projects.  Dale has also worked in the European Commission

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22 Nov 2017

Cristina Duma

Doina Cristina Duma (Female) is the leader of the Distributed Systems group at the INFN National Center (CNAF), providing the core operational support for the INFN-wide Grid infrastructure and for the CNAF Cloud infrastructure. The task of her group is also to investigate how to evolve the existing infrastructures to pursue increased resource efficiency in view of the progress in the underlying technologies.

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29 Nov 2017
Silvana Muscella

Silvana Muscella

Silvana Muscella is CEO & founder of the SME Trust-IT Services, an SME providing international marketing & research specialised in fostering ICT solutions globally and across Europe and co-founder of COMMPLA, a boutique software house that delivers multichannel software solutions to commercial clients. She tackles high-level strategy building, business acquisition, coordination and strategic marketing and communication developments in ICT, namely in building cloud computing tools & services & cybersecurity, ICT in energy efficiency.

 

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28 Nov 2017
Rob van der Meer

Rob van der Meer

Rob is the ASTRON responsible for coordinating proposal, start up, and running of European H2020 projects. He holds a PhD in nuclear physics and has worked in astronomy and astroparticle physics as scientist and project manager. He took care of the start up of the EGI.eu office in Amsterdam and the EGI-InSPIRE project.

He is currently manager of the projects ASTERICS and AENEAS and leading the start up phase of the EOSC Pilot activities in the LOFAR Pilot and the EOSC Hub activities of ASTRON.

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28 Nov 2017
Michael Schuh

Michael Schuh

In the scientific computing division at DESY IT, he develops new solutions in the fields of cloud and container computing. In +10 years experience as a data-scientist, he specialised in geographical data visualisation and interactive data analysis, providing consultancy services to real estate market companies facing the big-data challenge.

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24 Sep 2018

Juan Bicarregui

Juan Bicarregui is Head of the Data Division in the Scientific Computing Department at STFC. Juan’s division has responsibility for research and development of the data systems that handle much of the huge volume of scientific data that is produced by the STFC research facilities.

 

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24 Sep 2018

Matthew Dovey

Matthew J. Dovey works at Jisc, the UK's expert organisation in the use of digital technologies for education and research, as Head of e-Infrastructure Strategy. He oversees work within Jisc Strategic Technologies to develop digital infrastructure services which support and enhance aspects of the research lifecycle – from discovery of information and data, to data analysis and manipulation, and collaboration and research impact and dissemination. Jisc is a beneficiary in the EOSCPilot project working on governance frameworks, policies, data interoperability and identity management.

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24 Sep 2018

Tiziana Ferrari

Tiziana is Technical Director at the EGI Foundation since October 2013 and Technical Coordinator of the H2020 EGI flagship project funded by the EC: EGI-Engage. She was responsible for the direction of the EGI-InSPIRE project and was former Chief Operations Officer taking care of the operations coordination of EGI. She is a promoter of the Open Science Commons and participated in the definition of the EGI governance and service portfolio in the framework of the EGI_DS project.

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24 Sep 2018

Hermann Lederer

Hermann Lederer received a diploma in physics from the University of Munich and a PhD in Natural Sciences from the Technical University of Munich for studies of the quaternary structure of the RNA polymerase promotor complex and its components by neutron small-angle scattering. After a post-doc position at Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry with research stays at ILL (Grenoble), Risoe National Lab (Roskilde), and DESY (Hamburg), he took a position at RZG.

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