Previous Invited Speakers
The researchers below were distinguished invited speakers at previous WEBIST conferences.
We are indebted to them for their contribution to heighten the conference level.
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Native Cloud Applications - Why Virtual Machines, Images and Containers Miss the Point! Frank Leymann, University of Stuttgart, Germany Semantic Web Evolution - Tectonic Quake or Gentle Drift? Jérôme Euzenat, INRIA and Univ. Grenoble Alpes, France RTTMM: Role Based 3-Tier Mobility Model for Evaluation of Delay Tolerant Routing Protocols in Post Disaster Situation Mohammed Atiquzzaman, University of Oklahoma, United States Dropout Rates of Regular Courses and MOOCs Leon Rothkrantz, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Cloud Computing and Big Data Can Improve the Quality of Our Life Victor Chang, IBSS, Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China Change Alone is Unchanging - Continuous Context-aware Adaptation of Service-based Systems for Smart Cities and Communities Paolo Traverso, Center for Information Technology - IRST (FBK-ICT), Italy Selective Information Dissemination on the Real-time Web - A Database Perspective Bernd Amann, LIP6 - Pierre and Marie Curie University, France Predicting Pinterest - Organising the World's Images with Human-machine Collaboration Nishanth Ramakrishna Sastry, King's College London, United Kingdom Vision-based Perception for Intelligent Vehicles Alberto Broggi, VisLab - Universita' di Parma, Italy Software- and Systems Architecture for Smart Vehicles Cornel Klein, Siemens AG, Germany
Software is Eating the World, APIs are Eating Software Steven Willmott, 3scale, Spain Typed Graphs and Linked Data - Modelling and Analyzing Social-semantic Web Data Fabien Gandon, INRIA, France Accelerating the Electric Mobility Market Through New Services and an Efficient Market Mode Andreas Pfeiffer, RWTH Aachen University, Germany Enterprise 2.0 - Research Challenges and Opportunities Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
RESEARCH ON THE WEB - The Rise of New Digital Scholarship David De Roure, University of Oxford, United Kingdom SEMANTIC WEB ENABLED SOFTWARE ENGINEERING Jeff Z. Pan, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
CLOUD COMPUTING IN EDUCATION - The Intersection of Challenges and Opportunities Ivan Ivanov, SUNY Empire State College, United States SMART CLOUD ENGINEERING, NOMENCLATURE, AND ENABLEMENT Tony Shan, Keane Inc., United States CLOUD SERVICE SUPPLY CHAIN Donald Ferguson, Columbia University, United States ENTERPRISE INTEROPERABILITY WITH THE INTERNET OF SERVICES Marten van Sinderen, University of Twente, Netherlands SEARCH WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM YOUR FRIENDS - Making Web Search more Collaborative Barry Smyth, CLARITY Centre for Sensor Web Technologies / University College Dublin, Ireland CHALLENGES FOR SOFTWARE AGENTS SUPPORTING DECISION-MAKERS IN TRADING FLOWERS WORLDWIDEEric van Heck, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
COMMUNICATION REVOLUTIONS CHANGE CIVILIZATIONS - What to Expect from the Current One?Ziga Turk, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia / Reflection Group, Slovenia
Fostering Quality and Efficiency of Information Exchange in Digital Government and Business ProcessesPeter A. Bruck, World Summit Award, Austria The Potential and Limitations of Semantics Applied to the Future Internet Dieter A. Fensel, University Innsbruck, Austria Learning Issues in Open-ended Group ProjectsMats Daniels, Uppsala University, Sweden The Future of Document Engineering and What it Means for the Web Ethan Munson, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, United States
Building Quality into Web Information SystemsLeszek Maciaszek, Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia S-Cube: Enabling the Next Generation of Software ServicesKlaus Pohl, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany Agent-based Virtual OrganizationMarcin Paprzycki, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland (Multi-)Agent Systems Technology and e-CommerceRainer Unland, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Representing and Validating Digital Business ProcessesErnesto Damiani, EBTIC-KUSTAR, United Arab Emirates Autonomic Computing Meets Complex Information Systems: Theory and PracticeAzzelarabe Taleb-bendiab, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom Towards Context-based Autonomic ServicesSchahram Dustdar, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Annals and a Perspective of Architectural Styles and Architectural Patterns within the Context of Large Complex Web-based SystemsMark M. Davydov, Independent Consultant, United States Are learning repositories likely to become mainstream in education?Carmel Mcnaught, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China Mobile- and virtual factors in existential learningPiet Kommers, University of Twente, Netherlands The Implications of Web 2.0 on Web Information SystemsBebo White, Stanford University, United States The growing importance of e-CommunitiesHermann Maurer, IICM, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Enterprise information systems implementation research: assessment and future directionsHenri Barki, HEC Montréal, Canada Engineering Web Applications - Challenges and PerspectivesDaniel Schwabe, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Changing the way the enterprise works: Operational TransformationsThomas Greene, M.I.T., United States Model Driven Architecture: Next StepsRichard Soley, Object Management Group, Inc., United States Information Technology, Organizational Change Management, and Successful Interorganizational SystemsM. Lynne Markus, Bentley University, United States The Java Revolution : From Enterprise to GamingRaghavan N. Srinivas, Sun Microsystems, United States