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ENDORSE 2023 programme committee - Endorse 2023
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Speakers' corner

Opening speakers title

Opening and closing speakers

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Xavier Bettel
Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Minister for Communications and Media and for Digitalisation

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Johannes Hahn
European Commissioner for Budget and Administration

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Hilde Hardeman
Director-General of the Publications Office of the European Union

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Veronica Gaffey
Director General for Informatics (DG DIGIT), European Commission

Natalia Aristimuño Pérez
Digital Services Director at DG DIGIT, European Commission

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Franck Noël
Data, Information and Knowledge Management Services Director at Publication Office of the European Union

Keynote speakers title

Keynote speakers

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Elena Simperl
Professor of computer science at King’s College London

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Muriel Foulonneau
Head of Data quality management, General Directorate of Public Finance, French ministry of economy and finance

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Pierre-Antoine Champin
Data strategist W3C/ Inria

Moderators title



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Jennifer Baker
Freelance EU Correspondent, journalist, conference moderator

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Florence Ranson
Independent strategic communications adviser, trainer, event moderator, founder of REDComms

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Asset Publisher
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Stephen Abbott Pugh
Head of technology - Open Ownership

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Raúl M. Abril
Project officer at European Commission DG DIGIT D2

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Vladimir Alexiev
Chief Data Architect of Ontotext (Sirma AI), The Knowledge Graph Solutions group

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Paloma Arillo Aranda
Knowledge Management Assistant, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg

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Rahel Anne Bailie
Executive Consultant, ICP

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Flores Bakker
Enterprise Architect for the Dutch ministry of Finance

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Teresa Barrueco
Expert in the domain of data visualisation

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Elisabetta Biasin
Researcher in Law, KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law

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Asmaa Bouaamri
Institute of Library and Information Sciences, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

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Žilvinas Bubnys
Head of consolidation and summaries of EU law sector at Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg

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Raf Buyle
Responsible for data and innovation at the Flemish Data Utility company, e-government strategy advisor

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Caterina Caracciolo
Data exchange specialist, The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, ESS division

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Francesco Cartella
Team Leader and Data Scientist at the European Commission

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Ann Clark
AI Ontologist, Nearmap company, Australia

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David Clarke
Co-founder and CEO of Synaptica

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Pieter Colpaert
Professor Knowledge on Web-Scale at Ghent University - IDLab - imec

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Peter Crocker
Co-founder & CEO of Oxford Semantic Technologies, United Kingdom

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Edward Curry
Professor of Data Science and Director of the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics and Data Science Institute at the University of Galway

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Enrico Daga
Senior Research Fellow, The Open University, United Kingdom

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Christophe Debruyne
Montefiore Institute, University of Liège, Belgium

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Denis Dechandon
Head of Reference Data and Style Guide sector at the Publications Office of the European Union

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Makx Dekkers
Independent Information Professional

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Dennis Diefenbach
CEO, The QA Company

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Daniil Dobriy
Research Assistant, Institute for Data, Process and Knowledge Management, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

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Carola Fabi
Senior statistician, The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, ESS division

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Gernot Friedrich
Headquarters NATO - Digital Staff, co-Chair CIS CaP and Head Information and Data Management Branch

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Philippe Gelin
Head of Sector Multilingualism, DG-CNECT, European Commission

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Anikó Gerencsér
Knowledge Management Assistant, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg

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Alexandros Gerontas
PhD candidate, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

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Veronika Heimsbakk
Managing AI Engineer, SME Semantic Technologies - Insights & Data, Capgemini, Norway

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Maria Kardami
Information manager at Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg

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Sos Khachikyan
Associate Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Statistics, Armenian State University of Economics, Armenia

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Bernhard Krabina
Managing partner at KM-A Knowledge Management Associates

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Juraj Kuba
Legal Assistant at Publications Office of the European Union

Christine Laaboudi-Spoiden photo
Christine Laaboudi-Spoiden
Statistical Assistant, Eurostat

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Helen Lippell
Taxonomy consultant

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Miroslav Líška
Opendata and Interoperability, Ministry of Investments, Regional Development and Informatization, Slovakia

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Hagar Lowenthal
Knowledge Management Assistant, European Commission, Joint Research Centre

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Wouter Lubbers
Linked Data Consultant at Semmtech, The Netherlands

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Arpita Maity
Director, Product Marketing, RWS

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Agata Majchrowska
AI & Data Expert, IA/CA A&R Research Scientist, Research Lab CODR.PL, WWSIS , Poland

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Robert Majchrowski
Analyst, Student at the University of Leeds

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Sabrina Medeiros
Assistant Professor at Lusófona University in Lisbon, Researcher at the InterAgency Institute

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Enno Meijers
CTO Dutch Digital Heritage Network and Advisor Research dept. National Library of the Netherlands

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Federico Milani
Deputy Head of Unit, Data Policy and Innovation, DG CONNECT, European Commission

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Meg Morrissey
Co-Chair of the Language Metadata Table (LMT); Senior DAM Architect and Head of Professional Services for MediaValet

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Natalie Muric
Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg

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Fernando Nubla Durango
Project officer, European Commission, Belgium

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Tímea Palotai Torzsás
Co-founder, Juremy Ltd., Hungary

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Harshvardhan J. Pandit
Assistant Professor, ADAPT Centre, Dublin City University, Ireland

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Spyridoula-Anna Pappa
Research And Development Specialist

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Juan Martin Pelegrina
Bilbomatica, in service contract with the European Commission Joint Research Centre

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Marina Razmadze
Associate Professor, Head of the Research Projects and Innovations Office, International Black Sea University, Georgia

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Roberto Reale
Advisor & Project Manager, Agenzia per l'Italia Digitale, Italy

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Martin Romacker
Senior Principal Scientist, Data and Information Architecture Scientific Solution Engineering & Architecture (S2EA IV), Data & Analytics Roche Innovation Center Basel

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Fabian Santi
Interoperability specialist, Swiss Federal Statistical Office (SFSO), Switzerland

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Wouter Schallier
Chief, Library and Web Services at United Nations, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

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Marc Christopher Schmidt
Policy Officer and Team Leader eProcurement at the European Commission

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Gianluca Sensidoni
Sales & Bid Manager,

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Olaf-Michael Stefanov
AsLing Vice President - International Association for Advancement in Language Technology

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Armando Stellato
University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

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Simon Steuer
Head of sector, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg

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Sander Stolk
Head of Innovation at Semmtech, The Netherlands

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Michiel Stornebrink
Sr. Advisor Data Sharing and Semantic Interoperability, TNO, The Netherlands

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Viktória Šunderlíková
Opendata and Interoperability, Ministry of Investments, Regional Development and Informatization, Slovakia

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Efthimios Tambouris
Professor, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

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Willem van Gemert
Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg

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Willy Van Puymbroeck
Active Senior, European Commission

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Ivo Velitchkov
Independent consultant

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Gerrit Versteegh
Linked Data Consultant at Semmtech, The Netherlands

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Jef Vlegels
European Commission - Secretariat-General

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Lucy Walhain
Knowledge Management Assistant, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg