Organizers

Michela Ferron (1) holds a PhD in Cognitive and Brain Sciences from the University of Trento. Her research focuses on the user-centred design and evaluation of multi-modal interaction for older adults, and on the study of technologies for nudging behavioural change.

Nadia Mana (1) holds a PhD degree in Information and Communication Technologies from the University of Trento. She has been working at FBK on several projects since June 1996, ranging from Natural Language Processing to HCI, multimodal interaction, user experience, systems to support learning, and interface evaluation.

Ornella Mich (1) holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. She has been working in FBK from 1989, specializing in vision research and HCI, focusing on design and evaluation methodologies related to intelligent interfaces and accessibility-related issues.

Leonardo Badino (2) received a PhD in Computer Science from the Centre for Speech Technology Research at the University of Edinburgh. He is a researcher at the Center for Translational Neurophysiology of Speech and Communication at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT). His research interests include automatic speech recognition (ASR) with a focus on neuro-inspired ASR, machine learning for speech and language processing, and analysis of non-verbal communication.

Ryad Benosman (3) is Professor at UPMC in Paris. He received a master in Mathematics and a PhD in Robotics, both from UPMC. He leads the Neuromorphic Sensing and Natural Computation group at the Vision Institute, having a world‐leading expertise in developing EDC algorithms, processing software and computational paradigms for computer vision.

(1) Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy

(2) Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genoa, Italy

(3) Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France