APRIL 12, 2023


Head of Digital Experience of Aalto University

Robert Salvén is an expert in digital experience with 10+ years of leading WebOps teams and building complex digital platforms for both private and public institutions.

Robert is passionate about inclusive design and development and currently exploring the intersection between digital accessibility and green coding with the goal of making the web more inclusive for all users.


Dr. Nauman Ahmad is a faculty at Centre for Preparatory Studies, Sultan Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman. He has participated in different esteemed international conferences as a panellist and given keynote speeches. His doctorate in computer science and informatics was awarded to him by the University of Huddersfield in the UK. His favourite field of study is designing pedagogical frameworks to facilitate vice chancellors in making effective decisions using visual digital dashboards, containing disability-inclusive education. He has also designed the framework for learner-centered, self-paced active learning strategies for learners, to improve and achieve the intended learning outcomes. His field of expertise also includes micro learning. He is a certified trainer (Train the Trainer); and has multiple other certifications. Dr. Nauman was awarded as a “distinguished teacher” and “distinguished researcher” by the Sultan Qaboos University. He also won awards for outstanding papers at conferences around the world; and was also given the “Ambassador of Pakistan’s Certificate for Academic Excellence” by the Pakistani ambassador in Oman. Dr. Nauman is also a prominent researcher in the fields of e-learning, m-learning, and requirements engineering. Furthermore, he has published papers in significant peer-reviewed journals and presented the research findings at prestigious international conferences. Additionally, he serves as an associate editor, reviewer, board member, and advisor to numerous journals and conference boards, providing editorial and review-based services to local and international communities.


Professor in Information Systems and Digital Transformation, School of Business and Management, Royal Holloway University of London


Head Of Dissemination And Evaluation Of Research Outputs Division, Head Of Digital Services For Research Office, University Of Trento

Dr. Diana Andone

Dr. Diana Andone this director of the E-Learning Center, The Politehnica University of Timișoara, with responsibilities in the planning and implementation of distance learning and the integration of the use of digital educational technologies for all forms of education, through UPT Virtual Campus - CVUPT. Dr. Andone is a lecturer in multimedia and web technologies, developing the courses Multimedia technologies, Web 2.0 technologies, Interactivity and usability, Instructional technologies, at bachelor's and master's level, initiating in 2008 the international virtual mobility project TalkTech. Diana is passionate about the ubiquitous integration of thenologies in everyday life and their use for a better life.

Dr. Andone holds a PhD in “Designing eLearning Spaces for Digital Students” from the University of Brighton, UK, a Masters in European Studies from the University of West Timisoara, a postgraduate distance learning course “Learning about Open Learning” at Herriott-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK; Master in Artificial Intelligence from the Polytechnic University of Timișoara, Romania. He followed various specializations in universities in Great Britain, France, Finland, Greece, Germany. Since 1998 he has been teaching course modules at universities in Great Britain, France, USA, Finland, Italy, Greece.

Wojciech Cellary

Prof. WOJCIECH CELLARY, Ph.D., is a computer scientist currently working at the WSB Merito University, Poznan (Poland), and previously at 3 universities in Poland and 6 abroad in France and Italy. He was the leader of 80 research projects, main organizer of 60 scientific conferences, member of program committees of 400 conferences. He is the author of 200 scientific publications. His professional activities include consultancy and participation in the expert groups, committees, councils and associations. He has promoted 18 PhDs, of whom 6 have been awarded habilitation and 2 have been awarded the title of professor. Around 20,000 students have attended his lectures in Polish, English and French. His current research themes are: the digital economy and society and Industry 4.0.

Dr. Naciye Güliz Uğur

Dr. Naciye Güliz Uğur is currently an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems at Sakarya Business School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Informatics from Marmara University, followed by a Master's degree and a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from Sakarya University. Prior to her academic career, she has acquired over five years of industry experience in Business and Management.

Dr. Uğur's research interests focus on sociopsychological theories, diffusion of innovations, and behavioral aspects of emerging technologies. Her academic contributions are centered on information systems, human-computer interaction, and social media. She has served as the Academic Evaluation and Quality Improvement Coordinator of Sakarya University, as well as the AACSB Quality Coordinator of Sakarya Business School.