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Event Chairs

Conference Chair

Lemonia Ragia
Hellenic Open University

Brief Bio
Lemonia Ragia has a diploma degree from the Department of Rural and Surveying Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her doctoral degree was at the Institute of Photogrammetry, University of Bonn, Germany. After completing her doctoral thesis she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Knowledge Discovery Team, Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intel lnteligent Systems (IAIS now) working on spatial data mining. After that she worked as a senior research scientist at the Information Systems and Database Technology of the Computer Science Department of the Technical University of Aachen, Germany wo rking in the area of spatial data bases and data integration. In 2003 she visited the database group of Phil Bernstein at Microsoft Research, Seattle, USA to work on model management and schema matching. After that she is Maitre Assistant at the University of Geneva, Switzerland working on location based services and 3D modelling of spatial data in the Advanced Systems Group. She was a Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto, Canada working on high performance visualization of spatial information in the Dynamic Graphics Project. She is now working at the area of restoration of historic buildings in Technical University of Crete. ... More >>


Program Chair

Jorge Gustavo Rocha
Departamento de Informatica, University of Minho

Brief Bio
Jorge Rocha speaks and teaches about open source development, crowd sourcing and community engagement in the geospatial realm. He is an active member of the OSM and OSGeo communities. He is Professor of Geographic Information System and Science at University of Minho, member of the AGILE Association since 99, OGC member from 2005 to 2010 and president of the OSGeo Portugal Local Chapter, from 2010 to 2014.


Doctoral Consortium Chair

Ana Paula Falcão
Engenharia Civil, Arquitetura e Georrecursos, Instituto Superior Técnico

Brief Bio
Ana Paula Falcão is assistant Professor at Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources Department of IST - Lisbon University. She is graduated in Geomatics Engineering (Faculty of Sciences – University of Lisbon,) and completed her PhD in Territorial Engineering in 2010 at Technical Superior Institute – University of Lisbon. From 2010 onwards, she became interested on: i) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) image applications and ii) 3DGIS applied to urban areas. She has several publications in both scientific domains and supervises and co-supervises several doctoral and master's theses.