The 7th International Conference on Digital Arts, Media and Technology (DAMT) and 5th ECTI Northern Section Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering (NCON)

    Keynote 1: Professor Minoru Okada

    Biography: Minoru Okada received the B.E. degree in communications engineering from the University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan, in 1990. He received the M.E and Ph.D. degrees in communications engineering from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, in 1992 and 1998, respectively. From 1993 to 2000, he was a Research Associate at Osaka University. From 1999 to 2000, he was a Visiting Research Fellow at University of Southampton, U.K. In 2000, he joined the Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan, as an Associate Professor and became a Professor in 2006. His research interest is wireless communications, including WLAN, digital broadcasting, and satellite communications. Dr. Okada is a member of the Institute of Image, Information, and Television Engineers of Japan (ITEJ), the Institute of Television Engineers of Japan, the Institute of Electrical, Information, and Communication Engineers of Japan (IEICE), and the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ). He received the Young Engineer Award from IEICE in 1999.

    Keynote 2: Professor Ilsun YOU

    Biography: Dr. Ilsun YOU received the MS and PhD degrees in computer science from Dankook University, Seoul, Korea, in 1997 and 2002, respectively. He received the second PhD degree from Kyushu University, Japan, in 2012. From 1997 to 2004, he was at the THINmultimedia Inc., Internet Security Co., Ltd. and Hanjo Engineering Co., Ltd. as a research engineer. Now, he is a full professor at Department of Information Security Engineering, Soonchunhyang University. He has served or is currently serving as a General Chair or a Program Chair of international conferences and workshops such as WISA’19-20, MobiSec’16-19, AsiaARES’13-15, MIST’09-17, MobiWorld’08-17, and so forth. Dr. YOU is the EiC of Journal of Wireless Mobile Networks, Ubiquitous Computing, and Dependable Applications (JoWUA) and Journal of Internet Services and Information Security (JISIS). He is in the Editorial Board for Information Sciences (INS), Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), IEEE Access, International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing (IJAHUC), Computing and Informatics (CAI), and Journal of High Speed Networks (JHSN). Especially, he has focused on 4/5G security, security for wireless networks & mobile internet, IoT security and so forth while publishing more than 180 papers in these areas. He is a Fellow of the IET and a Senior member of the IEEE.

    Keynote 3: Professor Abdelaziz Bouras

    Biography: Dr. Abdelaziz Bouras is Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the College of Engineering with a joint appointment as PreAward Manager at the university Office of Research Support, helping to ensure the achievement of the university research vision, mission and strategic goals.
    He has been conferred the Chiangmai University Honoris Causa degree in Science, by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindorn, and the PhD and Habilitation degrees in Computer Science from University of Lyon - France. Professor Bouras was also the holder of the ICT Chair position of the Ministry of ICT until Sept. 2016. Before joining QU, he was full Professor (Exceptional Class) at University of Lyon, where he was successively deputy Director of PRISMA and DISP “Information and Decision Systems” research laboratories and Director of the “Innovation and Knowledge Transfer Center” for university/industry collaboration. His current research interests focus on architectures for lifecycle engineering and information modeling, including intelligent products, digital preservation, data analytics and blockchains for PLM and Supply Chains. He managed numerous international projects related to these fields (EU FP7, QF Foundation, Bilateral, etc) and co-supervised more than thirty PhD studies. Professor Bouras is currently the Chair of the IFIP WG5.1 Working Group on ICT Lifecycle management. He received several international recognition awards and regularly serves as expert for research/education evaluation agencies in Europe, Asia and America.