Speakers 2022

  • Araszkiewicz, Michal
    Michał Araszkiewicz is an assistant professor (adiunkt) in the Department of Legal Theory at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and holds a PhD in legal theory. He is also a legal advisor, partner in Araszkiewicz Cichoń Araszkiewicz Law Firm (acrlegal.pl). Michał Araszkiewicz has published extensively in the field of legal… Continue reading Araszkiewicz, Michal
  • Bierbauer, David
    David Bierbauer, LL.M. is a university assistant at the Institute for Basic Legal Studies, Department of Law and IT at the University of Graz. Previously, he was a lawyer at Schönherr Rechtsanwälte Vienna in the department “Technology and Digitalisation” and a research assistant at the Institute for Constitutional and Administrative… Continue reading Bierbauer, David
  • Borges, Georg
    Professor Georg Borges studied law at the Universities of Frankfurt/Main, Geneva and Bonn as well as Economics at the Distance Learning University of Hagen. Currently, he holds the Chair of Civil Law, Legal Informatics, German and International Business Law as well as Legal Theory at the Saarland University. His habilitation… Continue reading Borges, Georg
  • Buocz, Thomas
    Thomas Buocz is a legal researcher focusing on technology and innovation law, constitutional law, and legal theory. He studied law at the University of Vienna and completed a semester abroad at the University of Copenhagen during his studies. From 2015 to 2021, he worked in various functions in the team… Continue reading Buocz, Thomas
  • Čyras Vytautas
    Vytautas Čyras is Associate Professor of computer science at Vilnius University, Lithuania. In 1979 he graduated from Vilnius University. In 1985 he obtained a Ph.D. degree in computing from Lomonosov Moscow State University. In 2007 he obtained a Master of Laws from Vilnius University. His research interests include computer science,… Continue reading Čyras Vytautas
  • Eder, Stefan
    Stefan Eder is a lawyer and partner at Benn-Ibler Rechtsanwälte GmbH, an Austrian law firm with clients around the globe. He focuses, among other things, on IT law and data protection and has advised corporates and private clients on IT-related issues for more than 30 years. Aside from the law… Continue reading Eder, Stefan
  • Eresheim, Sebastian
    Sebastian Eresheim is Junior Researcher at University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten and Project Assistant at University of Vienna. In 2018 he graduated from University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten in Information Security with a Masters Degree. From 2016 till 2021 he studied technical mathematics at TU Vienna. His current… Continue reading Eresheim, Sebastian
  • Fill, Hans-Georg
    Hans-Georg Fill is a full professor at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland and head of the Digitalization and Information Systems Group. Prior to his engagement at the University of Fribourg he held positions at the University of Bamberg and the University of Vienna. He holds a PhD and a habilitation… Continue reading Fill, Hans-Georg
  • Gorzala, Jeannette
    Dr Jeannette Gorzala, BSc, is a lawyer practicing in Vienna with a specialisation in business law and emerging technologies. She provides regular legal and strategic support to organisations in the ethical and transparent use of artificial intelligence, AR/VR, metaverse concepts, and blockchain models. As a member of the Steering Committee… Continue reading Gorzala, Jeannette
  • Guschauski, Daniel
    Daniel Guschauski (M.A. Information Science & Human Language Technology) has been working for the organisation Verband der Vereine Creditreform e.V. since 2008. His focus there lies on the development of new and innovative digital products. He is passionate about solving challenges and seizing opportunities surrounding digital identity. As more and… Continue reading Guschauski, Daniel
  • Jakoubi, Stefan
    Stefan Jakoubi is head of Professional Services at SBA Research. He has been working in the area of information security for more than 13 years and acts as a security architect for customers and research partners. His main focus lies on balancing the interplay between business requirements and adequate security… Continue reading Jakoubi, Stefan
  • Kieseberg, Peter
    Peter Kieseberg heads the Institute of IT Security Research at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences. His research focus lies on trustworthy AI and applying blockchains in traditional IT environments. Furthermore, he is the current chair of the IEEE SMC Austria Chapter.
  • Lachmayer, Friedrich
    Friedrich Lachmayer is Professor of law at the University of Innsbruck, Austria (presently retired). He was born in Vienna in 1943. In 1966 he obtained a Doctor iuris from the University of Vienna. In 1967–70 he works at the Austrian Federal Law Office (Finanzprokuratur). In 1970–2003 he works at the… Continue reading Lachmayer, Friedrich
  • Lammer, Lara
    Lara Lammer is an autonomous intelligent systems (A/IS) specialist with a focus on human-centered product development for Industry 5.0, and over 20 years of joint experience in both industry as well as academia. With a background in mechanical and electrical engineering, machine learning, and economics, Dr. Lammer facilitates customer projects… Continue reading Lammer, Lara
  • Linemayr, Bernhard
    Bernhard Linemayr (MSc. in Business Informatics & Engineering) is currently CEO at Crefo Technology and responsible for the areas IT, Data and development of digital business models for Creditreform in Austria. He has spent more than two decades in online and digital businesses like payments, credit scoring or online gaming… Continue reading Linemayr, Bernhard
  • Luh, Robert
    Robert Luh is a lecturer at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences and a security researcher at the University of Vienna. Following his studies in information security at St. Pölten UAS, he earned his PhD at De Montfort University in Leicester. He currently teaches digital forensics, malware analysis and biometrics… Continue reading Luh, Robert
  • Orssich, Irina
    Irina Orssich is working for the European Commission, at the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT). She is Head of Sector for Artificial Intelligence Policy. Her responsibilities include regulatory and socio-economic aspects of Artificial Intelligence. She studied law in Freiburg i. Br., European law in Saarbrücken, and… Continue reading Orssich, Irina
  • Pahi, Timea
    Timea Pahi has 7+ years of experience in managing complex Cyber Security projects, IT Auditing and ISMS and GDPR implementation. She has 5+ years of experience in cyber simulation games, from technical exercises through table-top exercises to large-scale complex simulation – especially on scenario and tool development. She has been… Continue reading Pahi, Timea
  • Priebe, Torsten
    Torsten Priebe works as a lecturer for Big Data Analytics at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences and heads the Data Intelligence research group there. His research interests are in the intersection of data management, semantic technologies and machine learning. Previously, he was responsible for Business Intelligence at Capgemini… Continue reading Priebe, Torsten
  • Schmidt, Caroline
    Caroline Schmidt joined the Austrian Ministry of Interior in 2017. Currently she holds the position of programme director implementing the EU cyber security package 2020 in the Ministry of Interior. She deals with legal and policy matters related to cybersecurity. Ms Schmidt holds a Master in International Affairs – International… Continue reading Schmidt, Caroline
  • Schweighofer, Erich
    Prof. Erich Schweighofer is Professor of Legal Informatics, International Law and European Law and head of the Centre for Computers and Law at the University of Vienna. He leads the Centre for Computers and Law – one of the top – 10 research groups in Legal Informatics worldwide. Erich Schweighofer… Continue reading Schweighofer, Erich
  • Schwenk, Jörg
    Prof. Dr. Jörg Schwenk has held the Chair of Network and Data Security at the Ruhr University in Bochum since 2003. From 2007 to 2010 he was Managing Director of the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security. Since 2007, he has been Deputy Managing Director of the Computing Centre of… Continue reading Schwenk, Jörg
  • Sorge, Christoph
    Christoph Sorge received his PhD in computer science from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He then joined the NEC Laboratories Europe, Network Research Division, as a research scientist. From 2010, Christoph was an assistant professor (“Juniorprofessor”) for Network Security at the University of Paderborn. He joined Saarland University in 2014, and… Continue reading Sorge, Christoph
  • Steinlechner, Christian
    Christian Steinlechner is the product manager of the OeKB > ESG Data Hub. Before joining OeKB (Oesterreichische Kontrollbank) he gathered more than 10 years of experience in credit risk methods and models with a strong focus on (climate) stress testing and regulatory compliance of capital adequacy. The OeKB > ESG… Continue reading Steinlechner, Christian