Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker


Prof.Bernard J. Jansen

Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar

Dr. Jim Jansen is a Principal Scientist of the Qatar Computing Research Institute, leading a research team working on the automatic visualization of user data (see He is a graduate of West Point and has a Ph.D. in computer science from Texas A&M University. Professor Jansen is editor-in-chief of the journal Information Processing & Management and former editor-in-chief of Internet Research. He has received several awards and honors, including an ACM Research Award, six application development awards, a product innovation award, and a university-level teaching award, along with other writing, publishing, research, teaching, and leadership honors. Dr. Jansen has authored or co-authored more than 350 research publications, with articles appearing in a multi-disciplinary range of journals and conferences. He is the author of the book Data-Driven Personas (Springer Nature). 


Prof.Mirjana Ivanovic

University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Mirjana Ivanovic holds the position of Full Professor at Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia. She is a member of National Scientific Committee for Electronics, Telecommunication and Informatics within Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Republic of Serbia. She was a member of University Council for Informatics for more than 12 years. Prof. Ivanovic is author or co-author of 14 textbooks, several international monographs and more than 450 research papers, most of which are published in international journals and conferences. Her research interests include agent technologies, intelligent techniques, applications of data mining and machine learning techniques in medical domains and technology enhanced learning. She is member of Program Committees of more than 300 international conferences, Program/General Chair of several international conferences, and leader of numerous international research projects. Mirjana Ivanovic delivered numerous keynote speeches at international conferences and visited a number of academic institutions all over the world as visiting researcher (Germany, Slovenia, Australia, China, Korea). Currently she is Editor-in-Chief of the Computer Science and Information Systems journal.


Ph.D. Vijayan Sugumaran

Oakland University, USA

Vijayan Sugumaran is Distinguished Professor of Management Information Systems and Chair of the Department of Decision and Information Sciences at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, USA. He is also the Co-Director of the Center for Data Science and Big Data Analytics at Oakland University. He received his Ph.D. in Information Technology from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA. His research interests are in the areas of Big Data Management and Analytics, Ontologies and Semantic Web, Intelligent Agent and Multi-Agent Systems. He has published over 275 peer-reviewed articles in Journals, Conferences, and Books. He has edited twenty books and serves on the Editorial Board of eight journals. He has published in top-tier journals such as Information Systems Research, ACM Transactions on Database Systems, Communications of the ACM, IEEE Transactions on Big Data, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on Education, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Multimedia, and IEEE Software. Dr. Sugumaran is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies. He is the Chair of the Intelligent Agent and Multi-Agent Systems mini-track for Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 1999–2023). Dr. Sugumaran has served as the Program Chair for the 14th Workshop on E-Business (WeB2015), the International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB 2008, NLDB 2013, NLDB 2016, and NLDB 2019, NLDB 2023), 29th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2018), 14th Annual Conference of Midwest Association for Information Systems (MWAIS 2019), 5th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Service and Applications (BDS 2019), and 2022 Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference (MWDSI 2022). He also regularly serves as a program committee member for numerous national and international conferences.