Emeritus Distinguished Visitors
Distinguished Visitors who have completed their terms of service become Emeritus Distinguished Visitors

United States and Canada (Regions 1 – 7)

Fawzi Behmann

Fawzi Behmann (2017-2019)
Advancement of IoT and impact on the future of Healthcare and Wellness
Virtualization – a key driver for 5G and IoT
Internet of Things (IoT) – Innovative Applications for Smart, Connected Homes and Buildings
Cybersecurity and Cloud Technology
The Future of Collaborative Internet of Things

 

 

 

Mark Paulk

 

Mark Paulk (2017-2019)
Investing in Software Process Improvement: An Executive
Software Process Improvement in Small Organizations and Small Projects
Agile Methodologies and Process Discipline
People Issues: The “Soft Side” of Software Process Improvement
Practices of High Maturity Organizations
Mature Software Project Management

 

 

Yuri Quintana

 

 

Yuri Quintana (2017-2019)
Global eHealth for collaborations in bioinformatics: New models for electronic healthcare delivery and new collaboration platforms for global biomedical research
eCare: New models for health services and collaboration among patients, families and professionals

 

 

 

Michelle Thompson

 

 

Michelle Thompson (2017-2019)
Algorithmic composition of music
An Open Source protocol for amateur radio satellites

 

 

 

 

David West

 

David West (2017-2019)
Building High Performance Teams With Scrum
Scaling Agile Product Delivery with Nexus – It is Turtles all the way down
Scrum Turns 21, are we done yet
Who is the Product Owner Anyway?

 

 

 

Europe, Africa and Middle East (Region 8)

Marcello Caleffi

 

 

Marcello Caleffi (2017–2019)
Biological Computing: Building Chips with Living Organisms
Toward Practical Quantum Computing

 

 

 

 

Seifedine Kadry

 

 

Seifedine Kadry (2017–2019)
Smart Learning in Smart Cities
Social Network and Graph Analysis
E-based systems and computer networks

 

 

 

Sherif Sakr

 

Sherif Sakr (2017–2019)
Big Data 2.0 Processing Engines
Large Scale Graph Processing Systems
Big Data Science as a Service
Data Analytics for Healthcare Services

 

 

 

 

Latin America (Region 9)

Alejandro Bianchi

 

Alejandro Bianchi (2017–2019)
Applying Software Architecture Techniques to Anchor System Evolution Roadmaps
Software Architecture Centric Development: Aligning Products, Processes and Teams Work
Digital Transformation: A Technology Framework for Success

 

 

 

 

Nicolas Paez

 

Nicolas Paez (2017–2019)
Modern Extreme Programming
From Legacy code to Continuous Delivery
DevOps, myths and facts of a new paradigm

 

 

 

 

 

Asia and Pacific (Regions 10)

Sandeep Kumar Shukla

 

 

Sandeep Kumar Shukla (2017–2019)
Smart-Grid: Where Embedded Computing, Communication and Power Systems Meet
Cyber Security of Critical Infrastructures: A Case for a Schizoid Design Approach
Cyber Security Landscape and the Urgent Need for Cyber Manpower Development

 

 

 

Geoff Webb

 

 

Geoff Webb  (2017–2019)
Learning from non-stationary distributions
Scaling log-linear analysis to datasets with thousands of variables
Scalable learning of Bayesian network classifiers
Finding Interesting Patterns

 

 

 

Fakhrul Yusoff

 

 

Fakhrul Yusoff  (2017–2019)
Adaptation of Enjoyment in Learning through Gamification
Visual Aid and Waiting Room