Keynote Speakers

Kristin S Fuglerud

Professor

Chief Research Scientist
Norwegian Computing Centre
Oslo

Kristin S. Fuglerudis the head of the e-Inclusion group and a Chief Research Scientist at the Norwegian Computing Center (NRS). She is also an associate professor at the University College of South East Norway at the Faculty of Health. She has a PhD in inclusive design from the University of Oslo and has 15 years of experience from national and international R&D projects. Her primary research interests are participatory and inclusive design, empowerment, computer and health literacy, human-computer interaction, accessibility and usability of technology. She has many years of experience from user research, as a project manager, from working in Norwegian industry, and from cooperation with private and public entities and various non-governmental interest organisations. She is also concerned with ethical and privacy issues of technology appliances.

 

Sabine Koch

Professor

Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm

 

Saturnino Luz

Professor

Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics
Edinburgh Medical School: Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences

Dr Luz works in the field of medical informatics, in the Usher Institute
of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, at The University of Edinburgh, focusing on communication and analysis of time-based modalities in healthcare settings. He has investigated communication in complex cooperative tasks such as decision-making in multidisciplinary medical team meetings, problem solving by teams of students, and computer-mediated multilingual dialogues, employing a  range of multidisciplinary methods. He is currently investigating inference in high-dimensional data sets, and employing machine learning and signal processing methods in the analysis of multidisciplinary medical team meetings, doctor-patient consultations and telemedicine encounters, and in tasks involving prediction and diagnosis of cognitive status with applications to dementia research. Dr Luz leads the Translation Reseach Group on Technology and Communication at the Centre for Dementia Prevention at the University of Edinburgh.