Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Human Computer Interaction Group, TU Wien
Geraldine Fitzpatrick (Geri Fitz) is a full professor and head of the Human Computer Interaction Group at TU Wien, and an ACM Distinguished Scientist and an ACM Distinguished Speaker. She holds a BInfTech (Hons) and a PhD in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, both from University of Queensland.
She is also a trained executive/personal coach, group facilitator/trainer, and meditation teacher, and brings an evidenced-based approach to this work through a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Practice from UEL.
Yannis Ioannidis, ATHENA Research and Innovation Center & National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Yannis Ioannidis is the President and General Director of the ATHENA Research and Innovation Center as well as a Professor at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is also serving a 2-year term (2018-2020) as the Secretary/Treasurer of ACM. Yannis has served as the ACM SIGMOD Chair (July 2009-June 2013), following a 4-year term as Vice-Chair, and is or has been a member of several other executive bodies of professional organizations and Scientific Advisory Boards. In 2017, Professor Yannis E. Ioannidis received the 2017 ACM SIGMOD Contributions Award for his sustained leadership and dedicated service to the database community, especially as part of the SIGMOD Executive Committee and the VLDB Endowment.
Maria Kordaki, Department of Cultural Technology, University of the Aegean
Mrs Maria Kordaki holds a PhD in Educational Technology, a Masters in Education, a Diploma in civil engineering and a Bachelor in Mathematics from the University of Patras, Greece. She is associate professor of Educational Technology in the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication, University of the Aegean, Greece. She has also been a collaborative professor in the Hellenic Open University since 2004 (14 years). During the last decade she has had also served as adjunct assistant Professor in the Dept of Computer Engineering and Informatics (10 years) and in the Department of Mathematics, University of Patras, Greece (4 years). Dr Kordaki has also rich experience in teacher education as a school advisor (12 years) and deputy of the teacher training center of the Western Greek region (5 years). Her research focuses on Gender and Computing as well as Gender and STEM education, technology-supported learning design, focusing on critical and creative thinking within various educational settings including: paper and pencil, online, blended, collaborative and technology-based learning as well as educational digital storytelling, digital game-based learning, Computer Science Education, and the use of social and constructivist learning theories in the design of educational microworlds. Professor Kordaki also serves on the editorial board of various international and national Conferences, and Journals. Finally, she has published over 220 scientific papers and 18 books. Her research works have received more than 1000 citations. A detailed curriculum of associate Professor Maria Kordaki is available at: http://www.ct.aegean.gr/data/Kordaki.pdf
Aristotle Tympas, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Aristotle Tympas (firstname.lastname@example.org) (PhD in History, Technology, Society, 2001, and Msc in Technology and Science Policy, 1995, both from the Georgia Institute of Technology; Diploma in Chemical Engineering, Aristotelio University, 1989) is a professor at the History and Philosophy of Science Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). A specialist in the study of computing and related technologies from the perspective of history and the rest of the humanities and the social sciences, he has written books and articles that pay attention to the gender-technology relationship (recently: Calculation and Computation in the Pre-Electronic Era, Springer, 2017, and Analog Labor, Digital Capital, Angelus Novus, 2018, in Greek). He currently serves as chair of the management committee of the ‘Tensions of Europe: Research Network on History, Technology and Europe’ (ToE), vice-president of research of the European Inter-University Association on Society, Science and Technology (ESST), president of the Scientific Council of the Greek Documentation Centre (EKT), and director of the new graduate program ‘Science, Technology, Society—Science and Technology Studies’ that is offered jointly by his home department and NKUA’s Department of Informatics and Telecommunications.