Keynote speakers

Dr. Sharon Leon (Michigan State University)

Sharon M. Leon is an Associate Professor of History and Digital Humanities at Michigan State University. She is a core faculty member of the Consortium for Critical Diversity in a Digital Age Research (CEDAR)

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Prof. Lambert Schomaker (University of Groningen)

Lambert Schomaker is Full Professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Groningen.

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Prof. Franco Niccolucci (PIN - University of Florence )

Franco Niccolucci is the director of VAST-LAB research laboratory at PIN in Prato, Italy. A former professor at the University of Florence until 2008, he has directed the Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center at the Cyprus Institute, Nicosia, until 2013. Prof Niccolucci has coordinated several EU-funded projects on the applications of Information Technology to Archaeology, and is currently the coordinator of ARIADNEplus, a research infrastructure on archaeological data. His main research interests concern knowledge organization of archaeological documentation and the communication of cultural heritage. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of JOCCH, the ACM Journal of Computing and Cultural Heritage. He has authored about 100 papers and book chapters.