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Davor Svetinovic, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

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Brian Fitzgerald, University of Limerick, Ireland

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Jan Mendling, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

 

Keynote Lecture

Davor Svetinovic
Vienna University of Economics and Business
Austria
 

Brief Bio
Davor Svetinovic is a Full Professor at Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, and the Chair of the Institute for Distributed Ledgers and Token Economy. He received his doctorate degree in computer science from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, in 2006. He did his post-doctoral work at TU Wien, Austria, and Lero -- the Irish Software Engineering Center, Ireland. In 2008, he joined the MIT (Visiting Professor, Research Affiliate) – Masdar Institute (Assistant/Associate Professor) Initiative as a founding faculty member and contributed to the development of the Masdar Institute and the overall advanced research ecosystem in the United Arab Emirates. Following early success, the Masdar Institute was merged with two other universities (PI and KUSTAR) to form the Khalifa University, a top-ranked research-intensive university, where Prof. Svetinovic has continued his blockchain technology research. He was also a research affiliate at the world-renowned MIT Media Lab, MIT, USA. Prof. Svetinovic has extensive experience working on complex multidisciplinary research projects. He has authored or coauthored more than 85 papers in leading journals and conferences, and he is a highly cited researcher in blockchain technology. His current research interests include blockchain technology, cryptoeconomics, trust, and software engineering. His career has furthered his interest and expertise in the development of advanced research capabilities and institutions in emerging economies. Prof. Svetinovic is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM.


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Keynote Lecture

Brian Fitzgerald
University of Limerick
Ireland
 

Brief Bio
Brian Fitzgerald is Director of Lero – the Irish Software Research Centre where he previously held the role of Chief Scientist. He holds an endowed professorship, the Krehbiel Chair in Innovation in Business & Technology, at the University of Limerick, Ireland, where he also served as Vice President Research. He currently serves as President of the Association for Information Systems, the global body for information systems worldwide. He holds a PhD from the University of London and his research interests lie primarily in software development, encompassing open source and inner source, crowdsourcing software development, agile and lean software development, and global software development. His publications include 17 books, and almost 200 peer-reviewed articles in the leading international journals and conferences in both the Information Systems and Software Engineering fields, including MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Information Systems Research (ISR), IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE) and ACM Transactions on Software Engineering Methodology (TOSEM). Prior to taking up an academic position, he worked in the software industry for about 12 years, including positions with Citibank in Frankfurt and Brussels.


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Keynote Lecture

Jan Mendling
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Germany
 

Brief Bio
Jan Mendling is the Einstein-Professor of Process Science with the Department of Computer Science at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. His research interests include various topics in the area of business process management and information systems. He has published more than 450 research papers and articles, among others in Management Information Systems Quarterly, ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Journal of the Association of Information Systems and Decision Support Systems. He is a department editor for Business and Information Systems Engineering, member of the board of the Austrian Society for Process Management (http://prozesse.at), one of the founders of the Berlin BPM Community of Practice (http://www.bpmb.de), organizer of several academic events on process management, and a member of the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining. He is co-author of the textbooks Fundamentals of Business Process Management, Second Edition, (http://fundamentals-of-bpm.org/) and Wirtschaftsinformatik, 12th Edition, (https://lehrbuch-wirtschaftsinformatik.org/), which are extensively used in information systems education.


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