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Program Co-Chairs

Rita Cucchiara (honorary)
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Brief Bio
Rita Cucchiara is Full Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Engineering ‘Enzo Ferrari’. In Modena, she coordinates the AImagelab research lab, which gathers more than 35 researchers in AI, Artificial Vision, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition and Multimedia. She is in charge of the joint laboratory with Ferrari, Red-Vision and from 2020 of the NVIDIA AI Technology Center (NVAITC@UNIMORE) and is the director of Modena@ELLIS Unit that is one of the ELLIS European network. She coordinates several international, european and national projects in topics related to AI applied to human-AI Interaction, video-surveillance, automotive, industry 4.0 and cultural heritage. Since 2018, Rita Cucchiara heads the National Lab. CINI of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems (AIIS). She has been President of the Italian Association in Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning from 2016 to 2018. Since 2017, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Institute of Technology. She is currently responsible for the working group on Artificial Intelligence of the National Research Plan PNR2021-2027 of the Ministry of University and Research. She has more than 450 scientific publications in international journals and conferences. She is Associate Editor of T-PAMI and will be GC of ECCV2022. ... More >>

Ana Fred
Instituto de Telecomunicações and University of Lisbon

Brief Bio
Ana Fred received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, in 1989 and 1994, respectively, both from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal. She is a Faculty Member of IST since 1986, where she has been a professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and more recently with the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She is a researcher at the Pattern and Image Analysis Group of the Instituto de Telecomunicações. Her main research areas are on pattern recognition, both structural and statistical approaches, with application to data mining, learning systems, behavioral biometrics, and biomedical applications. She has done pioneering work on clustering, namely on cluster ensemble approaches. Recent work on biosensors hardware (including BITalino – and ECG-based biometrics (Vitalidi project) have been object of several nacional and internacional awards, as well as wide dissemination on international media, constituting a success story of knowledge transfer from research to market. She has published over 160 papers in international refereed conferences, peer reviewed journals, and book chapters. ... More >>


Amir Ahmad, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Mayer Aladjem, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Maria Aramburu Cabo, University Jaume I, Spain
Eva Armengol, IIIA CSIC, Spain
Romain Billot, Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Telecommunications Bretagne, France
Gloria Bordogna, CNR - National Research Council, Italy
Amel Borgi, Université de Tunis El Manar, Institut Supérieur d’Informatique, LIPAH, Tunisia
Jesús Carrasco-Ochoa, INAOE, Mexico
Arnaud Castelltort, LIRMM, France
Zhiyuan Chen, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States
Mofizur Rahman Chowdhury, United International University, Bangladesh
Patrick Ciarelli, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil
Juan Corchado, University of Salamanca, Spain
Paulo Cortez, University of Minho, Portugal
Thanh-Nghi Do, College of Information Technology, Can Tho University, Vietnam
Antoine Doucet, University of La Rochelle, France
Markus Endres, University of Augsburg, Germany
Iaakov Exman, The Jerusalem College of Engineering - JCE - Azrieli, Israel
Pedro Ferreira, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal
Thiago Ferreira Covões, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil
Susan Gauch, University of Arkansas, United States
Jennifer Harding, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Beatriz de la Iglesia, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Arti Jain, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India
Mouna Kamel, CNRS, France
Ron Kenett, KPA and the Samuel Neaman Institute, Technion, Israel
Ikuo Keshi, Fukui University Of Technology, Japan
Margita Kon-Popovska, Ss Cyril and Methodius University, North Macedonia
Martin Krallinger, Barcelona Supercomputing Center National Center Supercomputing, Spain
Nuno Lau, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Anne Laurent, Lirmm, Montpellier University, France
Carson Leung, University of Manitoba, Canada
Fuyi Li, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Jerry Chun-Wei Lin, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway
Ye Liu, National University Of Singapore, Singapore
Jun Liu, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Fadi Al Machot, University Of Klagenfurt, Austria
J. Martínez-Trinidad, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica, Puebla, Mexico
Sérgio Matos, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Edson Matsubara, UFMS, Brazil
Dulani Meedeniya, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Engelbert Mephu Nguifo, LIMOS, Université Clermont Auvergne, France
Manuel Montes y Gómez, INAOE, Mexico
Gianluca Moro, Università di Bologna, Italy
Agnieszka Mykowiecka, Institute of Computer Science Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Nguyen Ha Nam, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam
Nayden Nenkov, Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen, Bulgaria
Mitsunori Ogihara, University of Miami, United States
José Oliveira, University of Aveiro, DETI/IEETA, Portugal
Elias Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Brazil
Fabrício Olivetti de França, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil
Mohd Shahizan Othman, University Of Technology Malaysia, Malaysia
Alberto Pinto, LIAAD INESC TEC and Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal
Alfredo Pulvirenti, University of Catania, Italy
Zbigniew Ras, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
Colm Riordan, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Milos Savic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Christoph Scholz, Fraunhofer IEE, Germany
Filippo Sciarrone, Roma TRE University, Italy
Qiang Shen, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom
Atsuhiro Takasu, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Marco Temperini, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Ulrich Thiel, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Germany
Kar Toh, Yonsei University, Korea, Republic of
Juan-Manuel Torres-Moreno, Université d'Avignon, France
Alicia Troncoso Lora, Pablo de Olavide University of Seville, Spain
Domenico Ursino, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Xing Wei, Pinterest Inc., United States
Juanying XIE, Shaanxi Normal University, China
Yiyu Yao, University of Regina, Canada
JingTao Yao, University of Regina, Canada
Nicola Zeni, University Of Trento, Italy
Yan Zhang, California State University, San Bernardino, United States
Yi Zhang, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

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