Keynote speakers

Loebbecke_Claudia_photo Prof. dr Claudia Loebbecke holds the Chair of Media and Technology Management at the University of Cologne, Germany. She is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and serves on the editorial boards of various academic journals. Prior to her appointment at the University of Cologne in 2000, Claudia worked at INSEAD, McKinsey & Co., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Erasmus University, and Copenhagen Business School. As a senior research-active academic, she has undertaken short-stay research visits to universities in the US, Australia, the UK, Italy, and France. Her research focuses on business models, transformation, and strategy in light of technical innovations. She has published over 250 internationally peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers. Claudia holds a Master and a PhD degree from the University of Cologne, Germany, and an MBA from Indiana University, in the US.She received the Executive Certificate 'Management and Leadership' from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2013 and successfully completed the MIT's Executive Education Course 'Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy' in 2018.


Paprzycki_Marcin_KeynoteSpeaker_zdjecie Prof. dr Marcin PAPRZYCKI, Systems Research Institute Polish Academy of Sciences. He has an MS degree from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland, a Ph.D. from the Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, USA, and a Doctor of Science degree from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a Senior Member of ACM, a Senior Fulbright Lecturer, and was an IEEE CS Distinguished Visitor. His original research interests were in the area of high performance computing / parallel computing / computational mathematics. Over time they shifted towards intelligent systems, software agents and agent systems, and application of semantic technologies, among others. Currently he serves as Chair of IEEE Poland Section Computer Society Chapter. He has contributed to more than 500 publications, and was invited to the program committees of over 500 international conferences. He is on the editorial boards of 12 journals.

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