Pozvani predavači

Ove godine na konferenciji Dani e-infrastrukture 2018 ugostit ćemo dva pozvana predavača koji će održati predavanja na engleskom jeziku:

 

Ann Harding

Ann Harding

Ann Harding radi u organizaciji SWITCH koja omogućuje različite IT-usluge akademskoj zajednici u Švicarskoj, članica je AAI tima te je više puta vodila razvoj sustava elektroničkih identiteta u okviru projekata GÉANT. Na konferenciji DEI 2018 održat će pozvano predavanje na temu uloge i važnosti sustava elektroničkih identiteta u akademskoj i istraživačkoj zajednici.

Bografija (engleski)

Ann Harding has worked for SWITCH since 2007 and is currently in the AAI team. She has led development for Trust and Identity services in three consecutive GÉANT projects since 2013.

The portfolio of Trust and Identity services Ann leads is collaboratively delivered by more than 20 partners (GÉANT and NRENs) across Europe and includes:

  • eduGAIN, the federated identity interfederation service of GÉANT including additional developments
    • to increase support to research
    • to introduce security incident response
    • to interoperate with eIDAS and other non R&E providers
  • New federated Identity based services to enhance eduGAIN
    • eduTEAMS - a platform for collaborations
    • InAcademia - simple validation
  • eduroam
    • to make it easier for small sites to deploy
    • to improve diagnostics and troubleshooting.

Ann has gained third-level qualifications in Arts and Humanities and Computer Science and a Master’s qualification in Cultural and Media studies.
All of these come in useful in developing and driving a strategy and implementation for R&E Trust and Identity in Europe.

Olivier Verscheure

Olivier Verscheure

Olivier Verscheure ravnatelj je Švicarskog centra za znanost o podacima (Swiss Data Science Center). Na konferenciji Dani e-infrastrukture 2018 držat će predavanje na temu otvorene znanosti.

Bografija (engleski)

Olivier Verscheure is the Director of the Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC), a joint venture between EPFL and ETH Zurich whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of data science and machine learning techniques within the academic community and the industrial sector. Prior to that, Olivier was with IBM Research for over 16 years; first, at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, NY as a member of the research staff, where he managed the Exploratory Stream Analytics research group for over 10 years, then as a Senior Research Manager and co-director of the newly established IBM Research lab in Dublin, Ireland, for 6 years. Olivier received two IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards, published nearly 100 research papers in top international forums, two of which were awarded Best Paper, is regularly invited to speak nationally and internationally, has invented more than 40 US and international patents, chaired major international technical conferences and workshops in his research areas, and served on PhD committees in major universities.