is the leader of Arquivo.pt - the Portuguese web-archive at the Foundation for Science and Technology (a Portuguese Government Institution). He started Arquivo.pt as an academic project during his PhD, accomplished in 2007, and led it to become the research infrastructure he currently manages. During this process, he led several dissemination and communication activities complementary to the technological development and operation of the research infrastructure. From 2012 to 2015, he managed in parallel the web development team of the Foundation for National Scientific Computing. His research interests include user experience, digital preservation, information retrieval and web archiving.
Elena Demidova is the leader of the “Data Science and Intelligent Systems” group at the University of Bonn and a member of the L3S Research Center at the Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany. In the past, she worked as a research group leader at the L3S Research Center and as a Senior Research Fellow at the Web and Internet Science Group at the University of Southampton, UK. Elena had leading roles in several large-scale EU-funded and national projects, most recently including coordination of Cleopatra - a Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN. Her main research interests are in data analytics, mobility, multilingual data, Open Data, the Web and Semantic Web.
Jane Winters is Chair of Digital Humanities at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a member of RESAW (Research Infrastructure for the Study of the Archived Web) and the Advisory Boards of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure and the Living with Machines project. Her research interests include digital history, web archives, big data for humanities research, peer review in the digital environment, text editing, and open access publishing, and she has led or co-directed a range of digital projects in these areas.
Thomas Risse is head of Electronic Services at the University Library J. C. Senckenberg of the Goethe University Frankfurt. Before joining the Library he was deputy managing director and research group leader at the L3S Research Center, Hannover, Germany. He was coordinator or technical director of several European projects in the area of digital libraries and web archives. Thomas is a member of the Steering Committee of the IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering and of the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries.