Keynote Speakers
  • Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, USA
  • Elisa Bertino is professor of computer science at Purdue University, and Director of the Purdue Cyber Center (Discovery Park). She also serves as Research Director of the Center for Information and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS). Prior to joining Purdue, she was a professor and department head at the Department of Computer Science and Communication of the University of Milan. She has been a visiting researcher at the IBM Research Laboratory (now Almaden) in San Jose, at the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation, at Rutgers University, at Telcordia Technologies. Her recent research focuses on database security, digital identity management, policy systems, and security for web services. She is a Fellow of ACM and of IEEE. She received the IEEE Computer Society 2002 Technical Achievement Award and the IEEE Computer Society 2005 Kanai Award. She a member of the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, and IEEE Security & Privacy. She has served as chair of the ACM Special Interest Group on Security, Audit and Control (ACM SIGSAC).

  • Bashar Nuseibeh, The Open University (UK) and Lero (Ireland)
  • Bashar Nuseibeh is Professor of Computing and former Director of Research in Computing at The Open University (OU). He is also s Professor of Software Engineering and former Chief Scientist at Lero - the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre. He is a Visiting Professor at Imperial College London and the National Institute of Informatics, Japan. Earlier in his career he was a Reader at Imperial College and Head of its Software Engineering Laboratory. His research interests are in software requirements and design, security and privacy, process modelling and technology, and technology transfer. He has published over 200 refereed papers and consulted widely with industry, working with organisations such as the UK National Air Traffic Services (NATS), Texas Instruments, Praxis Critical Systems, Philips Research Labs, and NASA. He has also served as Principal or Co-Investigator on a number of research projects on software engineering, security engineering, and learning technologies. He has served as Steering and Programme Committee Chair of ICSE - the International Conference on Software Engineering, and as Editor in Chief of the Automated Software Engineering Journal and IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. He has received a number of awards for best research papers, automated tools, videos and posters, and longer term recognition such as election as a Fellow of Automated Software Engineering and an ICSE Most Influential Award. Currently, he holds a European Research Council Advanced Grant on Adaptive Security and Privacy and a Royal Society-Wolfson Merit Award.