Keynote Speakers

Prof. Jean Sequeira
CEO of the 2IK Company (2IK: Image, Information & Knowledge)
Full Professor at the Computer Science Department of the Aix-Marseille University, France

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Prof. Jean Sequeira has been the CEO of 2IK (Image, Information & Knowledge) company since 2017 and an “Invited Professor” since 2008 at the IRSA (Institute for Remote Sensing Applications – institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences). Formerly, he had been a research project leader at the IBM France company (1981-1991) and a Full Professor at the Aix-Marseille Université from 1991 to 2021 (Exceptional Class Professor since 2010). He used to work in foreign countries (two years in Ivory Coast and six months in United States) or in collaboration with various countries as China, Algeria, Peru, India, Canada. He also developed research partnerships with several industrial companies. In 2006, he participated to the creation of an international organization, ISDE (International Society for Digital Earth) and he had been a member of its Executive Committee for ten years (2006-2016). He is the author of about 135 papers and he supervised about 30 PhD students.
During the last 45 years, Prof. Jean Sequeira has been developing research and projects (with institutes and industrials) in the field of “Image and Computer Science”, i.e. “Image Analysis”, “Geometrical Modeling”, “Visualization and Immersive Interaction”, ”Pattern Recognition”, “Artificial Intelligence”, for applications dedicated to “Medical Imaging”, “Remote Sensing”, “Forensics”, “Industrial Computer Vision”, “Video Watching” and “Sport Supervision”. Since he retired from his position of Professor at the University in 2021, Jean Sequeira has been developing a Research and Development activity on behalf of the 2IK company, through several partnerships with industrials and academics.


Dr. Dominik Slezak
Institute of Informatics, University of Warsaw, Poland

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Dominik received M.Sc. degree in Mathematics (1996) and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science (2002) from University of Warsaw. In his early academic career, he worked as Teaching Assistant at Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology. In 2003-2006, he worked as Assistant Professor at University of Regina in Canada. He also cooperated as Adjunct Professor with McMaster and York University. In 2008, he moved back to Poland and re-joined University of Warsaw, where he currently holds professorship position at Institute of Informatics. In 2011, he received D.Sc. degree from Institute of Computer Science of Polish Academy of Sciences.

Dominik is continually engaged in both academic and commercial R&D initiatives, in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data. In 1999, he co-founded QED Software with the aim of developing new, easy-to-interpret Data Exploration methods. In 2005, he co-founded Infobright - a database software company whose Granular Analytics technology was acquired by Security On-Demand in 2017. Currently, apart from his work for University of Warsaw and QED Software, he serves as Chief Scientist at Security On-Demand and he is an expert in several EU-funded projects in the areas including Online Gaming and Advisory Systems.

Dominik co-authored over 200 scientific articles and he is co-inventor in six US patents. He organized over 20 conferences in Europe, Asia and both Americas. He delivered plenary talks at over 20 international congresses including a keynote at IEEE/WIC/ACM Conference on Web Intelligence in 2015. He is Associate Editor for several scientific journals and he was one of Founding Editors of Springer’s CCIS Series. In 2012-2014, he served as President of International Rough Set Society. Currently, he serves as Vice-President of Polish Artificial Intelligence Society and Vice-President of IEEE CS Technical Committee on Intelligent Informatics.