Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker I

Prof. Qing Li (IEEE Fellow)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

Qing Li received the B.Eng. degree in computer science from the Hunan University (Changsha), China, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles), USA. He is a Chair Professor and the Head of Department of Computing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His current research interests include multimodal data mining and management, conceptual data modeling, social media computing, Web services, and e-learning systems. He has authored/co-authored over 480 publications in the above areas. Prof. Li is also actively involved in the research community and has served as an associate editor of several technical journals, including IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems (TCDS), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), Data Science and Engineering, ​and World Wide Web, in addition to being a Conference and Program Chair/Co-Chair of numerous major international conferences. He is a fellow of IEEE, AAIA, and IEE/IET, in addition to being a distinguished member of CCF (China). He has sat/been sitting in the Steering Committees of ACM RecSys, IEEE U-MEDIA, DASFAA, WISE, FFD, and ICWL.


Keynote Speaker II

Prof. Chin-Chen Chang (IEEE Fellow)
Feng Chia University

Professor C.C. Chang obtained his Ph.D. degree in computer engineering from NCTU. He's first degree is Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and master degree is Master of Science in computer and decision sciences. Both were awarded in NTHU. Dr. Chang served in National Chung Cheng University from 1989 to 2005. His current title is Chair Professor in Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Feng Chia University, from Feb. 2005. Prior to joining Feng Chia University, Professor Chang was an associate professor in Chiao Tung University, professor in NCHU, chair professor in NCCU. He had also been Visiting Researcher and Visiting Scientist to Tokyo University and Kyoto University, Japan. During his service in Chung Cheng, Professor Chang served as Chairman of the Institute of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Dean of College of Engineering, Provost and then Acting President of Chung Cheng University and Director of Advisory Office in Ministry of Education, Taiwan, China. Professor Chang's specialties include, but not limited to, data engineering, database systems, computer cryptography and information security. A researcher of acclaimed and distinguished services and contributions to his country and advancing human knowledge in the field of information science, Professor Chang has won many research awards and honorary positions by and in prestigious organizations both nationally and internationally. He is currently a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of IEE, UK. On numerous occasions, he was invited to serve as Visiting Professor, Chair Professor, Honorary Professor, Honorary Director, Honorary Chairman, Distinguished Alumnus, Distinguished Researcher, Research Fellow by universities and research institutes. He also published over 1,100 papers in Information Sciences. In the meantime, he participates actively in international academic organizations and performs advisory work to government agencies and academic organizations.


Keynote Speaker III

Prof. Tatsuya Yamazaki
Niigata University, Japan

Tatsuya Yamazaki received the B.E., M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in information engineering from Niigata University, Niigata, Japan, in 1987, 1989 and 2002, respectively. He joined Communications Research Laboratory (at present, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology) as a researcher in 1989. Since August 2013, he has been with the Faculty of Engineering, Niigata University, Niigata, where he is currently a Professor. Currently, he is also the director at the Big Data Activation Research Center of Niigata University. From 1992 to 1993 and 1995 to 1996 he was a visiting researcher at the National Optics Institute, Canada. From 1997 to 2001 he was a senior researcher at ATR Adaptive Communications Research Laboratories. His research interests include pattern recognition, statistical image processing, sensing data analysis, and communication service quality management. He served as general co-chair of IEEE Workshop on Knowledge Media Networking (KMN'02) and general chair of the 5th International Conference On Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST 2007). He is a member of the IEEE, the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, the Information Processing Society of Japan, the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence.


Invited Speakers

Invited Speaker I

Prof. Paulo Batista
University of Évora, Portugal

Paulo Batista is PhD Researcher at CIDEHUS.UÉ-Interdisciplinary Center for History, Cultures and Societies of the University of Évora, Portugal, where is the coordinator of the line research Group 2: Heritage, Literacy and Intercultural Understanding. Currently works as a higher technician in the Municipal Archives of Lisbon, and professor at the Iscte-IUL and Autonomous University of Lisbon, where is the coordinator of the Graduate Program in Promotion and Cultural and Educational Dynamization of Archives and Libraries. He has lectured in the MS program in Information Science and Documentation at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and has held senior technician positions at the Portuguese Institute of Cultural Heritage, the Portuguese Institute of Architectural Heritage, and the Torre do Tombo Archives. He has also worked as researcher at the Center for the Study of History and Ancient Cartography of the Institute of Tropical Scientific Research. Paulo Batista holds a Ph.D. in Documentation (University of Alcalá, Madrid-UAH), an MS in Information Science and Documentation - Archival Studies (UNL), and an MA in Documentation (UAH). As part of his doctorate he also received a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Bibliography and Documentation Retrospective in Humanities (UAH), and he also holds a postgraduate degree in Information Society Law (University of Lisbon) and Information and Documentation Scienc e- Librarianship and Archival Studies (UNL), and a specialization in Good Practices in Patrimonial Management (UNL) and Information Science and Documentation - Archival Studies (UNL). He holds an undergraduate degree in History (University of Lisbon). Paulo Batista is author of a number of books and about 80 papers published in international journals and conference proceedingsHe was also keynote speaker and invited speaker at various international conferences (Portugal, Argentina, Ecuador, Egypt, South Africa, South Korea and India). Latest published books and coordinated journals: Bulletin of the Archive of the University of Coimbra - International Architectural Archives (with Paula André - Iscte-IUL, published by the University of Coimbra, 2023); Bulletin of the Archive of the University of Coimbra - Portuguese Architectural Archives (with Paula André - Iscte-IUL, published by the University of Coimbra, 2022); Francisco Keil do Amaral Fund Catalog (Lisbon City Halll/Lisbon Municipal Archives, 2022); Cassiano Look: Photo Contest (with Marta Gomes - AML/CML, published by Lisbon City Halll/Lisbon Municipal Archives, 2021); Cassiano Branco Fund Catalog (Lisbon City Halll/Lisbon Municipal Archives, 2020). Field of expertise: Information Science. More informations:



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