General Chair

Yannis Stylianou
University of Crete & Toshiba Research Europe Ltd

Co-Chairs

Vangelis Karkaletsis
Research Director and Head of the Software and Knowledge Engineering Laboratory, NCSR Demokritos, Greece
Srinivas Bangalore
Director of AI Research technologies, Interactions LLC., USA

Technical Chairs

Alexandros Papangelis
Research Engineer & Team Leader, Toshiba Research Europe, Cambridge Research Laboratory, UK
Svetlana Stoyanchev
Principal Inventive Scientist, Interaction Corporation, USA
Kallirroi Georgila
Research Assistant Professor, University of Southern California
Milica Gasic
University Lecturer, University of Cambridge, UK

Regional Publicity Chairs

Reinhold Häb-Umbach
Department of Communications Engineering Paderborn University, Germany
Ryuichiro Higashinaka
NTT Media Intelligence Laboratories, NTT Corporation Senior Research Scientist, Japan

Finance Chair

Masami Akamine
Senior Fellow, Toshiba Research Consulting Corporation, Japan

Sponsorship Chairs

Sungjin Lee
Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research, USA
Richard Sproat
Senior Staff Research Scientist, Google, USA

Publication Chairs

Dimitrios Dimitriadis
Principal Researcher, Microsoft, USA
Gerasimos Potamianos
Associate Professor University of Thessaly, Greece

Tutorial, Panel and Invited Speaker Chairs

John Hansen
The University of Texas at Dallas; Center for Robust Speech Systems Associate Dean for Research, Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science, USA
Alexandros Potamianos
Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Demo Chairs

Theodore Giannakopoulos
Postdoc Research Associate - NCSR Demokritos, Greece
Helen Meng
Professor and Chairman of the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Hong-Kong

Advisory Board

Tatsuya Kawahara
Professor, School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan

Local Chair

Elena Galifianaki
Communications officer at NCSR Demokritos & Social Media Consultant at Intrasoft Intl., Greece