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Scientific Programme Committee

Chair of the scientific programme committee

Dr Mogens Nielsen
Dept. of Computer Science, AU

Professor of computer science and vice dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology. Research contributions to the foundations of computing, notably within concurrency and trust based security.

Members of the scientific programme committee

Dr Signe Gjedde Brøndt
Centre for Medical Education, AU

Research focus on postgraduate medical education

Dr Martin Vesterby
Innovation Manager
INNO-X Healthcare

Innovation Manager at INNO-X Healthcare. INNO-X Healthcare is a Stanford-affiliated need-driven innovation and research partnership between Central Denmark Region, Aarhus University Hospital and Aarhus University.

Dr Lars Arge
Dept. of Computer Science, AU

Professor of computer science and director of the Center for Massive Data Algorithmics (MADALGO) funded by the Danish National Research Foundation, and co-founder of Scalable Algorithmics (SCALGO) a company that markets software for effective processing of massive terrain data. Elected member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters and the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences, as well as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Research focus on fundamental algorithms for efficient big data processing.

Dr  Kaj Grønbæk
Dept. of Computer Science

Professor of computer science and head of the Ubiquitous Computing and Interaction Group. Area manager for interaction at the Alexandra Institute A/S and chair of the board of Redia A/S.  Current Big Data research focus on 1) developing participatory mobile sensing and visualisation methods and tools for environmental awareness and environmental decision-making and 2) developing logistics and service task management for hospitals based on indoor positioning and context information. 

Dr Martin Brynskov
Associate Professor
Dept. of Aesthetics and Communication, AU

Associate professor of interaction technologies at the Participatory IT Centre (PIT). Academic coordinator for AU Smart Cities, director of Digital Design Lab, research associate at the Center for Advanced Visualization and Interaction (CAVI) and coordinator of the Danish Smart City Network. Research focus on human interactions in the networked city through the use of mobile and ubiquitous computing systems.

Dr Louise Fabian
Associate Professor
Dept. of Culture and Society, AU

Associate professor of cultural geography, intellectual history and cultural studies. Recently served as visiting research fellow at the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London. Her research covers the areas of urbanism, theories of place and space, design, activism and social movements.

Dr Jens Lysgaard
Dept. of Economics and Business, AU

Research focus on mathematical modeling in logistics, in particular on combinatorial optimisation in relation to vehicle routing and related issues.

Dr Klaus G. Grunert
Dept. of Business Administration, AU

Professor of marketing and director of the MAPP Centre for Research on Customer Relations in the Food Sector. Former professor at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management and former president of the European Marketing Academy. Research focus on consumer behaviour, mostly with regard to food, and on making consumer insight useful in areas such as new product development, market communication and public policy campaigns aimed at promoting healthy eating or other socially desirable behaviours.