Speakers & Panellists

20 Nov 2018

Anca Hienola

Anca Hienola holds a PhD in Atmospheric Physics and has over 17 years’ experience in atmospheric sciences and climate change research. Her expertise extends from new particle formation, contact phenomena, organic compounds nucleation to global and regional climate modelling. She has 18 peer-reviewed publications and one of her first-author paper was cited in the latest Special IPCC report on Global Warming of 1.5degrees.

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22 Nov 2018

Patrick Aerts

Dr. Patrick Aerts, senior research fellow at DANS, is responsible for the harmonization of Research Data Management Planning requirements (national and European) and for Software Sustainability. As advisor Strategic Alliances at the Netherlands eScience Center, he maintains two platforms: ePLAN at the national level -as secretary- and PLAN-E at the European level -as chairman. These platforms are concerned with matters of common (eScience) interest.

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15 Nov 2018

Fotis E. Psomopoulos

Dr Fotis E. Psomopoulos works as a Researcher at the Clinical Genetics research group of the Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery at Karolinska Institutet and as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Applied Biosciences (INAB) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), with a primary focus on bioinformatics workflows and computational analysis of large bio-datasets.

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21 Nov 2018
Rupert Lueck

Rupert Lueck

Rupert Lueck is in charge of EMBL IT Services who provide the IT infrastructure, services and support around large-scale scientific computing, data management and clouds including software development and administrative IT to enable data-driven Digital Biology research in EMBL.
Rupert has a key role across a range of the laboratory’s international IT collaborations. He serves on several IT advisory boards and represents EMBL in the EIROforum IT group involving the IT leadership of some of Europe’s biggest research centres.

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22 Nov 2018

David Pringle

The chair of the Science|Business Cloud Consultation Group, David Pringle is an experienced business journalist reporting on the development of the European Open Science Cloud.  Based in London, David works with organisations in the telecoms, media and technology sectors to produce insightful reports on the future of the digital economy. A regular moderator of panel discussions at major industry conferences, David also serves as an editor and presenter for Mobile World Live television.

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19 Nov 2018

Leonardo Candela

Leonardo Candela is researcher at Networked Multimedia Information Systems (NeMIS) Laboratory of the National Research Council of Italy - Institute of Information Science and Technologies (CNR - ISTI). He graduated in Computer Science at University of Pisa and completed a PhD in Information Engineering at University of Pisa. 

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21 Nov 2018
Juan Bicarregui

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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22 Nov 2018
Tiziana Ferrari

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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21 Nov 2018
Hermann Lederer

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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