Dr. Marco Alfano is a Senior Researcher at the Innovation Value Institute (IVI), Maynooth University, and leader of the IVI Digital Health and Wellbeing research cluster. He is also affiliated with Lero, the SFI Research Centre for Software, and receives SFI funding for his research. He is currently working on responsible use of AI in health and well-being by facilitating person/patient empowerment and seamless communication within the healthcare system (http://cohealth.ivi.ie/). His research interests include Responsible AI, Digital Health Transformation, Patient Empowerment, Human-machine communication, Data analytics, Semantic Web, Smart cities, Cybersecurity, and Open Data/Big Data. He has authored more than fifty peer reviewed articles for journals, books, and conferences. He has participated in several European projects and has received grants from international bodies, such as the European Union (under the FP7 and H2020 framework programs), and national bodies, such as Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, and the National Research Council of Italy.
Prof. Markus Helfert is the Director of IVI and Professor of Digital Service Innovation at Maynooth University. He is also Director of the Business Informatics Group at Maynooth University. He is a Principle Investigator at Lero – The Irish Software Research Centre and at the Adapt Research Centre. His research is centred on Digital Service Innovation, Smart Cities and IoT based Smart Environments and includes research areas such as Service Innovation, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Smart Services, Building Information Management, FinTech, Data Value, Enterprise Architecture, Technology Adoption, Analytics, Business Process Managem ent. Prof. Helfert is an expert in Data Governance Standards and is involved in European Standardisation initiatives. Markus Helfert has authored more than 200+ academic articles, journal and book contributions and has presented his work at international conferences. Helfert has received national and international grants from agencies such as European Union (FP7; H2020), Science Foundation Ireland and Enterprise Ireland, was project coordinator on EU projects, and is the Project coordinator of the H2020 Projects: PERFORM on Digital Retail.
Dr. Biagio Lenzitti is Associate Professor at the Mathematics and Computer Science Department of the University of Palermo. His research activities are mainly focused on e-Learning (Retrieval of online health information, Web tools for development of on-line courses), Image Analysis and Pattern Recognition (Multi-agent Systems, Data Analysis in Astronomy, Computer Vision, Distributed architectures for perception).
Dr. John Kellett MD qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 1970 and completed his internship at the Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, New Jersey, USA. He then worked for a year as a general practitioner in a small Newfoundland outport before completing a residency in internal medicine at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia. In 1976 he moved to Winnipeg where he completed a four year fellowship in endocrinology. During this time he carried out research into growth hormone and growth factors. He returned to Ireland in 1980 as consultant physician to Nenagh Hospital, County Tipperary, Ireland. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in the UK, Ireland, and Canada, the European Federation of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians. His main area of research interests are medical decision making, acute medical care, prognostication, and prediction models. He has over 200 peer reviewed publications. Currently he is actively involved in several collaborative research projects, including medical device development, early warning scores and intelligent systems. He has held academic appointments at the Dundalk Institute of Technology, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the University of Southern Denmark. Currently he continues to be a guest researcher in the University Hospital Odense, Denmark and director of the Kitovu Hospital Study Group in Uganda.
Dorian Scurto is a French student. He attended the Jacques Amyot preparatory school in Auxerre and is currently studying at ESEO (an engineering school) in Angers, specializing in software and data..
Dr. Davide Taibi is a researcher of the Institute for Educational Technologies at the National Research Council of Italy. His research activities are mainly focused on the application of innovative technologies in the educational field, with particular emphasis on: Mobile Learning, Semantic Web and Linked Data for education, standards for educational processes design, Open Education. He is coordinating for the Institute for Educational Technologies the activities of the EU funded projects: CIM (Promoting Creativity and Innovation Management in an innovative blended learning and validation programme at the interface between higher education and business), FabLabSchoolNet (STEAM education and learning by Robotics, 3D and Mobile technologies), REVEAL (Reconstructing an Environment for continuing professional development and Validation for Educators in Adult Learning). He has also collaborated as an associated partner in the following European projects: mEducator best practice network and LinkedUp (“Linking Web Data for Education”). He is contract professor at the University of Palermo.
Armand Caillaud is a student at the Eseo Engineering School in France. He is working as apprentice for a company and studying at school at the same time. He has a professional experience in React, Redux, NodeJs, Express, Docker, Linux, Nginx, C, and API development.
Yvan Pannefieu is a student at the Eseo Engineering School in France. He is specialized in coding scripts with Java, Python, and Angular.