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Jane Suiter

Jane Suiter

Dublin City University

Jane is Director of the Institute for Future Media and Journalism (FuJo) www.fujomedia.eu at DCU and an Associate Professor in the School of Communications at Dublin City University. Jane's expertise lies mainly in the area of the public sphere; and in particular participation and political engagement; including direct democracy and other modes of engaging the public in decision-making processes; such as citizens' assemblies and journalism. Her research is comparative: besides Ireland, her recent projects have included all European democracies as well as most of the OECD.

Eileen Culloty

Eileen Culloty

Dublin City University

Eileen Culloty is a post-doctoral researcher at the DCU Institute for Future Media and Journalism where she leads research on countering disinformation as part of the Provenance Action. Specifically, she is investigating how to use information supports to challenge false beliefs and dissuade people from sharing disinformation. She has given invited presentations on this topic to the OECD High Level Risk Forum (2018) and to the European division of Airports Council International (2019).

Eileen's research has been published in European Journal of Communication, Environmental Communication, Digital Journalism, and Critical Studies on Terrorism. Her co-authored paper on social media and political communication was awarded 3rd place in the International Communication Association's Top Three Faculty Papers for 2018.

Eileen sits on the management board of the Marie-Sk?odowska-Curie European Training Network JOLT: Harnessing Digital and Data Technology for Journalism and is a member of the research working group of the BAI Media Literacy Network. She has a PhD in communication studies from DCU.

Owen Conlon

Owen Conlon

Trinity College Dublin

Owen Conlan is an internationally recognised researcher and leader in the fields of User Modelling, Adaptation, Personalisation and Adaptive Hypermedia research. He has a h-index of 23 and has authored 120+ high impact publications. Owen leads the Personalising the User Experience research platform, is co-director of the Trinity Centre for Digital Humanities and has led several international interdisciplinary research projects. He has also proposed, coordinated and led ten international conferences and workshops. Owen is also a passionate educator.
Muhammad Atif Qureshi

Muhammad Atif Qureshi

Trinity College Dublin

Muhammad Atif Quereshi is a post doctoral researcher based with the ADAPT Centre in Trinity College Dublin.

Before joining ADAPT, he has worked as a senior postdoctoral researcher in CeADAR, UCD, and contributed to the project defined under by market-led research. Before CeADAR, Atif was a postdoctoral researcher based at Insight Centre for Data Analytics, UCD and made contributions in the fundamental research along with a project related to news analytics. He has authored over 40 research publications, and his areas of interests are text mining, knowledge graphs, information retrieval, machine learning, and predictive maintenance. Among his noticeable contributions, EVE is the first-ever explainable embedding technique which has a mention on the Wikipedia article of Word Embedding. Atif holds a joint PhD from National University of Ireland Galway (Ireland) and University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy) in Computer Science, an MS degree in Computer Science from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea and BS in Computer Science from the University of Karachi (Pakistan).

Oscar Lorenzo Gonzalez

Oscar Lorenzo Gonzalez

everis

Oscar Gonzales is a Solutions Project manager at everis.

Victoria Torres Gonzalez

Victoria Torres Gonzalez

everis

Victoria Torres Gonzales is an economist with a Master in Digital Business.

She is passionate about the possibilities that the digital environment and new technologies bring, as well as the latest trends and the most innovative projects. She is currently Digital Leader, with focus on the Blockchain practice at everis, working with companies on new approaches that transform their reality to be more competitive in a programmatic economy, driven by exponential technologies.

Babak Mahdian

Babak Mahdian

Institute of Information Theory and Automation

Babak Mahdian received the M.Sc. degree in computer science from the University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic, in 2004, and the Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from the Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic, in 2008. He is also active in bringing scientific results into real-life applications. For instance, his image forensics project called Verifeyed has been awarded by the, so called, Czech Head Prize (category of Industry) or by The City of New York (Next Idea 2011 Contest).

Damien Marshall

Damien Marshall

NewsWhip Media

Damien Marshall is Head of Engineering at NewsWhip Media.

Dervilla Mullan

Dervilla Mullan

NewsWhip Media

Dervilla is the Chief Product Officer at NewsWhip Media.

She has extensive experience as a senior manager in the internet and communications sectors, specialising in digital value propositions, e-commerce and self-service operations. Dervilla has a strong track record in commercial management, product strategy, design and delivery and is a proven leader in exploiting disruptive business models while driving a results and customer focus.

Jorge Rastrilla

Jorge Rastrilla

Fundación Cibervoluntarios

Jorge Rastrilla is Secretary General of Fundacion Cibervoluntarios

Yolanda Rueda

Yolanda Rueda

Fundación Cibervoluntarios

Yolanda Rueda is a social entrepreneur. She is Founder and President of Fundacion Cibervoluntarios, a non-profit organization that promotes the use and knowledge of new technologies as a means to alleviate social gaps, promote social innovation and generate citizen empowerment.

Previously Yolanda co-founded Campus Party 1997-2005 and the ICT consulting company Futura Networks entities of which she sold her shares in 2005 to devote herself to Cibervoluntarios. She has also worked for Red.es and the Youth Institute of Spain Advisor on volunteering in the National Council of NGOs of Spain.

Angel Sola Lopez

Angel Sola Lopez

Fundación Cibervoluntarios

Angel Sola has working in the field of communication for more than 12 years and has specialized in creativity and graphic design and communication and social media strategy. He has had great success in making both areas complementary. In the past 2 years he has been coordinating European Projects within Cibervoluntarios in multi-stakeholders consortiums.

Dietrich Albert

Dietrich Albert

Technische Universität Graz

Prof. Dr. Dietrich Albert graduated from the University of Gttingen (Germany) with a degree in psychology. He received his Dr.rer.nat. and his postdoctoral degree (Habilitation in Psychologie) from the University of Marburg/Lahn (Germany). He was Professor of experimental psychology (Allgemeine Experimentelle Psychologie) at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Currently he is senior scientist at TU Graz (ISDS), professor emeritus of psychology at University of Graz and key researcher at the Know-Center.

Alexander Nussbaumer

Alexander Nussbaumer

Technische Universität Graz

Alexander Nussbaumer received a master degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in Telematics (Information and Computer Engineering) and a doctoral degree (Dr. techn.) in Computer Science from Graz University of Technology, Austria. After working in industry as software developer (Web-based and virtual reality applications), he joined the Cognitive Science Section of the Department of Psychology at the University of Graz in 2006. Since 2009 he has been member of the Cognitive Science Section of the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science (ISDS) at Graz University of Technology, Austria.

His research focus lies on the conceptual and technical development of computer environments and solutions for cognitive psychology concepts.

Christina Steiner

Christina Steiner

Technische Universität Graz

Christina Steiner graduated from the University of Graz, Austria, in 2004 with a Magister in psychology. She received her Dr.rer.nat in 2012 with a thesis on "Concept mapping and competence-based knowledge spaces: Synergies for generating, validating, and applying knowledge representations". Since 2004 she has been working at the Cognitive Science Section in several European projects on technology-enhanced learning (iClass, ELeGI, GRAPPLE, ImREAL, LEA's BOX) and game-based learning (80Days, RAGE), and on digital libraries and digital preservation (CULTURA). The focus of her research is on the evaluation of learning and research environments, on self-regulated learning, on competence representation and structuring, as well as on psycho-pedagogical frameworks for adaptation in technology-enhanced and game-based learning. Further research interests include psychological aspects of user-interface design and human-computer interaction. As a member of the ISO committee PC288 and its WG1 she has been involved in the development of an international standard for educational organization management systems.