Keynote Speakers of Previous Events


  • Gustavo Araoz
    President of ICOMOS
  • Timothy P. Whalen
    Director of The Getty Conservation Institute
  • Roberto Scopigno
    Director ISTI, CNR, Italy


  • Mr. Kishore Rao
    Director of UNESCO’s WHC
  • Mr. Ben Kacyra
    CyArk Founder
  • Michael T. Jones
    Google Chief Technology Advocate
  • Mr. Thomas R. Kline
    Board of the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation
    George Washington University, Museum Studies Program
  • Professor Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann
    Director of the research lab MIRALab University of Geneva in Switzerland
  • Professor Daniel Thalmann
    Institute for Media Innovation at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore
  • Dr. Livio De Luca
    Director of the MAP laboratory, National Centre for Scientific Research
  • Eleanor E. Fink
    Institute of Information Science, University of Southern California,
    The World Bank
    International Finance Corporation
  • John Greaves “Mr.RFID”
    Founding chair of the US RFID standards group
  • Prof. Stefan Gradmann
    Professor at School of Library and Information Science of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Dr. Cristina Sabbioni
    Acting Director of the Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (ISAC) within the National Research Council (CNR)
  • Dr. Salvatore Siano
    Senior researcher of the Institute of Applied Physics, National Research Council, Italy


  • Mrs Jill Cousins
    Executive Director, Europeana Foundation
  • Mr. Mathias Mischa Schindler
    Project Manager, Wikimedia Germany
  • Mrs Anna Trigona
    Cultural Heritage, Landscape and Spatial Planning Division
    Council of Europe
  • Michael Gavrielides
    Cyprus Police Headquarters, Criminal Investigation Department Inspector


  • Javier Hernandez-Ros
    Information Society and Media DG, Information Market Unit
  • John Van Oudenaren
    World Digital Library
    Library of Congress
  • Massimo Negri
    Director of the European Museum Forum and
    Member of the Board of the European Digital Library
  • Vassilios Tsingas
    Elliniki Photogrammetriki Ltd, Project Manager of “Development of Geographic Information Systems at the Acropolis of Athens“
  • Donna J. Cox
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • David Arnold
    University of Brighton, UK


  • Mr John Tolva
    Program Manager, Cultural Strategy and Programs
    IBM Corporation
  • Dr Jorgo Chatzimarkakis
    Member of the European Parliament
    European Parliament Culture, Standards, Semiotics and a Bit More
  • Prof. Marc Wilhelm Küster
    University of Applied Sciences Worms
  • Michael Danks
    Windfall Digital
    Holborn Studios