Speakers

George Moschovis

George Moschovis is an economist and has been recently appointed deputy Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Greece. Having worked in academic, public and private institutions, he joined the Commission in 2006 and has served in various positions within the institution, mostly in the areas of macroeconomic forecasts and analysis, in designing and assessing economic adjustment policies and studying EU political economy. His academic work has been published in academic journals and European Commission’s publications.

Yannis Vasiliou

Yannis Vasiliou is the Director of ICCS (ΕΠΙΣΕΥ) – Institute of Computer and Communication Systems of NTUA since 2009.
Professor Emeritus, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens.
Member of the Scientific Council of the Hellenic Parliament since 1987He has served as Professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Crete (1987-93) and Associate Professor in the Business School of New York University (Department of Information Systems) (1980-87). Director of the Institute of Informatics of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH – ΙΤΕ), (1985-1991). Read more…

Ioannis Rentzos

Mr. Rentzos has experience in digital investment strategy in both public and private sector connecting investors and businesses.  Having sole focus on management, he has led major projects for many corporations across multiple sectors. He has also advisedenterprises on re-engineering, IT management, business development and innovation. He studied civil engineering at NTUA.

Akrivi Katifori - Dr. Akrivi Katifori holds a PhD degree (An intelligent system for managing historical archive documents), a B.Sc. in Informatics and Telecommunications (2000) and an M.S.c. from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens (2003). She has participated in European and national RTD projects, including Papyrus, CHESS, WhoLoDancE and EMOTIVE and has authored several papers in different… Read More
Angeliki Antoniou - Dr Angeliki Antoniou was born in 1975 and is currently an Academic Laboratory Teaching Staff at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Peloponnese (Greece), an elected Assistant Professor at the Department of Archival, Library and Information Studies of the University of West Attica (Greece) and a honorary research staff at the Department of Information Studies of… Read More
Angeliki Peleki - Angeliki Peleki, is a member of the Creative Europe Desk Greece & has over 10 years of professional experience in various fields of the cultural sector, such as event organisation, public relations, media & communication and administration. She has acquired experience in both the public and the private sector and is familiarised with working in multicultural environments and networking both… Read More
Arcadio Reyes-Lecuona - Arcadio Reyes-Lecuona is an Associate Professor and the head of DIANA research group. He obtained his PhD degree in Telecommunication Engineering at the University of Málaga in 2001. He is a Telecommunication Engineer since 1995 (BSc + MSc equivalent) and Psychologist since 2017 (BSc+MSc equivalent). During the last 20 years, he has been working in VR, haptics, 3D interaction and… Read More
Christodoulos Ringas - Christodoulos Ringas is the Head of the Foundation’s Research and Educational Programs Dept. Historian. He holds an MA in European History from the National Kapodistrian University in Athens (2006). He is the Project Manager and main coordinator of the Foundation’s Research Programs on the country’s industrial and cultural heritage and on cultural landscapes, and responsible for the Foundations CSR and sustainability… Read More
Eirini Kaldeli - Eirini Kaldeli is a computer scientist and research associate at the Artificial Intelligence and Learning Systems laboratory of the National Technical University of Athens. She holds a PhD from the University of Groningen, where she has researched how automated planning methods can be applied in the field of Web Services. In the last years, she has been working on the… Read More
Elisa Conticelli - Elisa Conticelli is Junior Assistant Professor in Urban Planning at the University of Bologna, Italy. She holds a PhD from the University of Brescia in Space and time of the city and territory. Her research concerns planning procedures for boosting urban and rural regeneration, thus ensuring higher levels of urban and environmental quality. In this framework she has been working on urban and rural… Read More
Eric Cauchi - My background is related to the Natural Sciences (Chemistry and Geoscience), I have always been attracted to - and inspired by - both archeology and cultural heritage. I have studied and travelled a lot with these keyinterests in mind, and have also been involved in authoring work that has appeared in archaeological magazines. I also have a related background as… Read More
Francesco Panella - Francesco Panella currently works at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, supporting research and activities in the context of cultural and creative cities. He holds an MA in Culture, Policy and Management from City University in London and a BA in Disciplines of the Arts, Music and Entertainment from Università di Bologna. Read More
Giannis Karaseitanidis - Dr. Giannis Karaseitanidis is a senior researcher in the Microwaves and Fibre Optics Laboratory at ICCS. He has obtained his BSc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) on 2000. His PhD (NTUA, 2006) examined interaction techniques within VEs with emphasis on tracking systems and interaction devices. His research interests are in the field… Read More
Kassiani Benou - Kassiani Benou Arts and Cultural Manager / Communication Manager of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST) She was born and raised in Kalamata. Since 2006, she is responsible for the Communication, the Press, Sponsorships and Fundraising, the Events and the International promotion of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST).She graduated from the National and Kapodistridian University… Read More
Lorenzo Picinali - Lorenzo Picinali is a Senior Lecturer in Audio Experience Design at Imperial College London. In the past years he has worked in Italy, France and UK on projects related with binaural spatialisation and spatial hearing, looking both at the theoretical side of things, and at applications in areas such as hearing aids technologies, auditory displays, audio and haptic interaction, auditory training… Read More
Luis Molina-Tanco - Luis Molina-Tanco  is a Lecturer at the University of Malaga and a researcher in DIANA group. He studied Telecommunication Engineering (BSc+MSc) at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, worked in the Telecommunications Industry and then went back to Academia to undertake a Phd. in Computer Science at the University of Surrey (UK). In 2003 he joined the Department of Electronic Technology (DTE)… Read More
Nikos Frangakis - Nikos Frangakis holds an M.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He is currently a senior researcher in the I-SENSE Group of the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems. His main interests consist of the technologies of Virtual and Augmented Reality and their various applications in different domains, like Cultural Heritage, Ergonomics, Training and Remote… Read More
Peter Smatana - Peter Smatana is a researcher and software developer at Technical University of Košice.  He received his master degree in artificial intelligence, with main focus to natural language processing. He has been creating software professionally since 2005. During his career he participated on multiple commercial and EU funded projects. Read More
Spyros Bolierakis - Spyros Bolierakis was born in 1982. He graduated from the Technical University of Crete (TUC) and he received his diploma from the department of Electronic and Computer Engineering School. His diploma Thesis was the “Modeling of an Integrated Combined Cycle system for electricity production using biomass as fuel”. Since 2015 he joined ICCS (I-Sense Group) as researcher and senior developer for… Read More
Stefano Tamascelli - Stefano Tamascelli has graduated from the school of Software Engineering of the Padua University (Italy) in 2000. I has obtained a PhD degree in Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks from the University of Padua in 2003. Stefano Tamascelli is the Managing Partner of XTeam Software Solutions, has designed and developed over 100 commercial products for Amiga, Windows, MacOs, Linux, Nintendo… Read More
Yiannis Nikolopoulos - In Oct. 2012 he co-founded Clio Muse PC: what started as a 3-people tour guide app startup, evolved to a 20 full-time employees company which runs a Software as a Service platform for anyone to publish and resell their digital self-guided tours. Since launching, Clio Muse has successfully hosted and curated over 160 tours in Greece, Italy, Spain and the… Read More

We are happy to announce that PLUGGY’s Final Event is approaching and will be held on 20th November 2019 in Athens, Greece!

Registration is free, but availability is limited. Grab your seat here.
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