Keynote Speaker

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 1- Prof. (Dr.) Jorge Barbosa

Professor, Applied Computing Graduate Program, University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Unisinos, Brazil.

Prof. (Dr.) Jorge Barbosa received his BS degrees in Data Processing (1990) and Electrical Engineering (1991) from the Catholic University of Pelotas, Brazil. He obtained his MS and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil, in 1996 and 2002, respectively. He conducted post-doctoral studies at Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU, Suwon, South Korea, 2016) and University of California Irvine (UCI, Irvine, USA, 2020). Nowadays, he is a full professor of Applied Computing Graduate Program (PIPCA) at the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS), São Leopoldo, Brazil. Additionally, he is a researcher of productivity at CNPq (the Brazilian Council for Scientific and Technological Development) and head of the Mobile Computing Laboratory (MobiLab/UNISINOS). His research interests are Ubiquitous Computing, Ambient Intelligence, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, Data Analysis, Games Development, Context Histories, Context Prediction mainly through similarity and pattern analysis, Applied Computing in Health, Accessibility, Learning, Industry and Agriculture. He is a member of the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC).
Area of Specialization- Ubiquitous Computing, Ambient Intelligence, Smart Cities, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), Assistive Technologies, Applied Computing in Medicine and Health, Multi-temporal Context Awareness (Contexts Histories, Profile Management and Context Prediction), Ubiquitous Applications, Learning, Accessibility, Health, Commerce and Games, Data Science.
Keynote Session topic Temporal Modeling in Context-aware Computing.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 2- Dr. Ashraf Samarah,

Professor, Kettering University, Michigan, USA.

Dr. Ashraf Samarah received B.Sc., M.Sc. degrees in Communications and Electronic engineering with honors from Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Energy Engineering, from the University of Siegen, Siegen-Germany, respectively. He has worked in the area of photovoltaic energy systems and electrical signals last ten years. Dr. Samarah worked as a scientific researcher at the center of the sensor system (ZESS) in Siegen-Germany, and Fraunhofer Institute in Wachtberg-Germany, from 2007 - 2012. Dr. Samarah was the director of Zarqa Energy Research Center (ZERC), and the consultant for the energy auditing and energy efficiency for all the buildings of the university. He was also responsible for installing, maintenance and operation two MW PV system at Zarqa University since September 2015 till September 2016. He is currently associated with Kettering University, Michigan, USA as an Associate Professor, and also working as a consultant and expert for renewable energy projects (7 MW PV wheeling PV system) and 10 MW PV direct proposal system in addition to that he is a director of renewable energy tenders' projects at Al Balqa Applied University. In the same time, he is the head of the Department of Electrical Energy Engineering (DEEE). Dr. Samarah is an expert, researcher and teaching committee member in the Department of Electrical Energy Engineering (DEEE) with valuable scientific publications in the field of renewable energy, energy auditing, and energy efficiency at AL-Balqa Applied University. He is also a renewable energy consultant for Jordanian public and private entities.

Area of Specialization- Remote Sensing, Photovoltaic Cell Systems (PVC), Satellite Communications Planning, Mobile and Wireless Communications System, Synthetic Aperture Radar and Remote Sensing, LTE and Advanced LTE systems.

Keynote Session topic Smart Market Assigned on Revolutionary Technology (SMART).


Associate Professor, Department of Faculty - Informatics and Applied Mathematics, ITMO University, Russia. 

Dr. Ivan Perl, presently working as an Associate Professor (qualification "full associate professor") in the department of Faculty - Informatics and Applied Mathematics, ITMO University (Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics), Russia. He has done his Graduation from Saint-Petersburg University of Fine Mechanics and Optics, now known as ITMO University in 2007, Master degree in 2009, and Ph.D. in Computer Science from ITMO University, Russia in 2012. For more than ten years has been working in the software development industry in Motorola and later in Oracle. Recent four years of engineering career were dedicated to design and development of high-scale enterprise solutions related to the Internet of Things (IoT). Focusing on research in applied mathematics and mathematic modeling. From the year 2018 he became a head of Cloud Oriented Solutions and Modelling Lab (COSM) in ITMO University, Russia. He has published several research papers in various reputed refereed indexed journals and international conferences.

Area of Specialization- High-efficient remote Earth sensing (RES), Efficient cloud-based system dynamics modeling, Mathematical modeling, Computation networks, Software Engineering and Computer Systems.

Keynote Session topic - Applications of cloud-based computer modeling for solving various problems.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 4- Dr. Eduard Babulak

Professor, University of Maryland University College, USA.

Professor Eduard Babulak is accomplished international scholar, researcher, consultant, educator, professional engineer and polyglot, with more than thirty years of experience. He served as Editor, reviewer, Conference Chair, has successfully published. He served as Chair of the IEEE Vancouver Ethics, Professional and Conference Committee. He was Invited Plenary & Keynote Speaker in Tokyo (2023), Oxford (2020 & 2023), University of Cambridge (2005 & 2010), MIT (2005 & 2010), Yokohama National University & University of Elet0ctro Communications in Tokyo (2009 – 2010), Kyushu Institute of Technology (2016), Japan, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2013), Sungkyunkwan University in Korea (2012 – 2014), University of Surrey, Purdue University, Penn State, Graz University of Technology, Austria, Czech Technical University, and other prestigious academic institutions worldwide. His academic and engineering work was recognized internationally by the Engineering Council in UK, the European Federation of Engineers and credited by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and APEG in British Columbia in Canada. He was awarded higher postdoctoral degree DOCENT - Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in the Czech Republic, Ph.D., M.Sc., and High National Certificate (HNC) diplomas in the United Kingdom, as well as, the Diploma Engineer (MSc and B.Sc. ) in Electrical Engineering in Slovakia. He is Fellow of the Royal Society RSA, London, UK; Chartered Fellow. Mentor and Member of the ELITE Group of the British Computer Society, London, UK; 2013-2014 Invited Panel Member for National Science Foundation, USA; Expert Consultant for HORIZON 2020 & CORDIS FP6 - FP7 European Commission, Brussellex, Belgium; Mentor and Senior Member of the IEEE and ACM, USA; Nominated Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, London, UK and Distinguished Member of the ACM, USA; Chartered Member of the IET, London, UK. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editor-in-Chief, Co-Editor, and Guest-Editor. He speaks 16 languages and his biography was cited in the Cambridge Blue Book, Cambridge Index of Biographies, Stanford Who’s Who, and number of issues of Who’s Who in the World and America.

Area of Specialization- Wireless And Wired Networks (E.G. 5G) , AI & BlockChain, CyberSecurity & IoT, ICT & e-Services, NGI focus areas for experiments, Privacy and trust enhancing technologies, Discovery and identification technologies. 

Keynote Session topic - Third Millennium Ultra Smart Computational Cyberspace and Cyber Security.