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2024 Keynote Speaker


Speaker I


Prof. Edmundo Tovar,Technical University of Madrid, Spain

Biography: Edmundo Tovar, received the computer engineering degree and Ph.D. degree in informatics from the Madrid Technical University (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, UPM), Madrid, Spain, in 1986 and 1994, respectively. He is currently with the UPM as a Professor of information technology in enterprise. He has served as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the OpenCourseWare Consortium (2009–2013), Executive Director of the OCW Office of the UPM (2008–2012), and Executive Director of the Open Education Office at UPM (2013-2016).
President of IEEE Education Society (2021-2022) and junior past President (2023-2024). He leads the UPM Research Group REFERENT in technologies applied to Open Education. He has been awarded with the 2022 Research National Prize in Computer Engineering.

Speaker II


Prof. Stylianos Mystakidis, University of Patras, Greece

Biography: Dr. Stylianos Mystakidis is an awarded Innovator and Researcher on Educational Technology at the University of Patras, Greece, Adjunct Faculty member at the International Hellenic University and the Hellenic Open University and Visiting Professor at the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Italy. His expertise lies in the intersection of immersive technologies such as metaverse, virtual worlds, VR and AR with instructional design and game-based methods. His name has been included in Stanford University's list of scientists in the field of Education with the most citations of their research work in the world for 2022 (top 2%). Google Scholar profile: