Speakers & Panellists

28 Nov 2017
Elly Dijk

Elly Dijk

A human geographer by training, Elly Dijk is senior policy advisor at Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) in the Netherlands. DANS is the Netherlands institute for permanent access to digital research resources. She is coordinator of the national scholarly (open access) portal NARCIS (narcis.nl). She is currently project leader of OpenAIRE 2020 at DANS, and she is, together with the Technical University Delft, the National Open Access Desk (NOAD) for this project.

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28 Nov 2017

Doina 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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28 Nov 2017
Achille Felicetti

Achille Felicetti

Achille Felicetti is a senior researcher at the VAST-LAB at PIN, Prato. He has a degree in Archaeology and a diploma in computer programming. He has coordinated several work-packages and development teams for the application of semantic tools to archaeological data, such as those developed in the EPOCH COINS and 3D-COFORM project. He coordinated the development of the ARIADNE semantic platform, the portal for the interoperability of archaeological information.

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28 Nov 2017
Nicholas Ferguson

Nicholas Ferguson

Nicholas Ferguson, Digital Communications Strategist and Project Manager, is the coordinator of the CloudWATCH2 and Cyberwatching.eu projects. He excels in building and promoting innovative tools and services in the cybersecurity and cloud computing landscapes. His work focuses on raising awareness of ICT tools and services adoption in the private, especially SMEs and public sectors and the adoption of standards.

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29 Nov 2017
Matthias Filter

Matthias Filter

Dr. Filter has a diploma in biochemistry. He has experience in bioinformatics, cheminformatics, software development, data mining and QMRA modeling. He has more than 10 years of experience as a project manager in public and private sector organizations. Dr. Filter's current position is senior research scientist, unit Epidemiology and Zoonoses, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany. His specific interest is development of community resources to increase food safety and security.

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28 Nov 2017
Licia	Florio

Licia Florio

Licia Florio joined GEANT (former TERENA) in 2001, as a Project Development Officer to support TERENA's activities and contribute to technical projects. Licia’s primary area of work focuses on Identity and Trust.

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28 Nov 2017
Patrick Garda

Patrick Garda

Patrick Garda is Vice-Director of the ICT, mathematics, physics, and nanotechnologies department at the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research, that he joined in 2012.

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29 Nov 2017
Johannes Fournier

Johannes Fournier

Johannes Fournier studied German language and literature, history, and philosophy at the University of Trier and wrote a doctoral dissertation on a text in Middle High German. After his PhD in 1997, he became research assistant and deputy director of the Center for Electronic Publication and Retrieval in the Humanities at Trier University. In August 2003, he joined the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the Academic Libraries and Information Systems division (LIS) where he is in charge of the funding programme “Electronic Publishing”.

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29 Nov 2017
Mariagrazia Graziano

Mariagrazia Graziano

Mariagrazia is a biologist with a PhD in marine ecology, marine resources management and conservation. Mariagrazia has a background in experimental ecology methods to highlight biodiversity changes in relation to human impacts and protection measures (Marine Protected Areas) and in applying causal framework (such as Driving-Pressure-State-Impact-Response) to describe the interactions between society and the environment. She joined the JRC in October 2013 to support the BIOPAMA project. She is also a contact point within JRC for the Caribbean region in BIOPAMA.

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28 Nov 2017
Françoise Genova

Françoise Genova

Francoise Genova has been the director of the Strasbourg astronomical data centre CDS from 1995 to 2015, and one of the founding parents of the astronomical Virtual Observatory project. She has been the coordinator of several European projects dealing with the European Virtual Observatory. She currently leads the "Data Access, Discovery and Interoperability" Work Package of the European ASTERICS astronomy Cluster, which aims at optimizing the usage of the data from the astronomical large projects through the Virtual Observatory.

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