Past keynote speakers

André de Aragão Azevedo

Secretary of State for Digital Transition (Portugal)

João Santos

Senior expert, European Commission, Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Takahiro Hara

Full professor in the Department of Multimedia Engineering, Osaka University

Henning Schulzrinne

Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University

Manuel Filipe Santos

Associate Professor at Department of Information Systems, UMinho

Ana Moreira

Biologist, Entrepreneur and Ph.D. in Medical Sciences

Predrag K. Nikolic

Associate Professor and Principal Investigator at School of Creativity and Art, ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, China Adjunct Professor, College For Creative Studies, Detroit, USA

Charlie Catlett

Senior Research Scientist, University of Illinois Discovery Partners Institute

Okan Geray

Smart Dubai Office, Strategic Planning Advisor; ITU SG20 Rapporteur; U4SSC Management Team Member


Co-Founder and Chair of the i-CANADA Alliance

Maros Sefcovic

Vice President of the European Commission

Sofia Alves

European Commission, Head of Representation Portugal

Afonso Ferreira

CNRS, Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, France

Milos Poliak

University of Zilina


Rector of the University of Žilina, Slovakia

Mischa Dohler

Centre for Telecommunications Research Department of Engineering Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences King’s College London, UK

Anand Nayyar

Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam

Maria Yeroyanni

Senior Expert at European Commission -Innovating Cities

Imrich Chlamtac

President of European Alliance for Innovation

Sergio M. Savaresi

Professor in Automatic Control at Politecnico di Milano