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Keynote speaker

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Prof. Chunming Rong is head of the Center for IP-based Service Innovation (CIPSI) at the University of Stavanger (UiS) in Norway. The CIPSI has the mission to promote cross-fertilization between several research fields to facilitate design and delivery of large-scale and complex IP-based services required by many application areas. He is also visiting chair professor at Tsinghua University (2011 – 2013) and served also as an adjunct professor at the University of Oslo 2005-2009. He spent one sabbatical year as visiting professor at the Stanford University 2009-2010. His research interests include cloud computing, big data analysis, security and privacy.He is co-founder and chairman of the Cloud Computing Association (CloudCom.org) and its associated conference and workshop series. He is member of the IEEE Cloud Computing Initiative, and member of Cloud Publications Steering Committee, and IEEE Study Group on Cloud Standard and co-chairs the IEEE Technical Area of Cloud Computing, in TCSC (Technical Committee on Scalable Computing). He is the co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Cloud Computing by Springer. He received award Editor's Choice in Discrete Mathematics in 1999. He coauthored a book titled "Security in Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks" published by John Wiley & Sons in 2009. Prof. Rong has extensive experience in managing R&D projects funded by both industry and funding agencies, such as the Norwegian Research Council and the EU Framework Programs. He has published over 110 international journal and conference papers.

Hamido Fujita is professor at Iwate Prefectural University (IPU), Iwate, Japan, as a director of Intelligent Software Systems. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Knowledge-Based Systems, Elsevier.  He received Doctor Honoris Causa from O’buda University in 2013, and a title of Honorary Professor from O’buda University, Budapest, Hungary in 2011. He received Honorary scholar fromUniversity of Technology Sydney, Australia on 2012. He is Adjunct professor to Stockholm University, Sweden, University of Technology Sydney, National Taiwan Ocean University and others. He has supervised PhD students jointly with University of Laval, Quebec, Canada; University of Technology, Sydney, Australia; Oregon State University (Corvallis), University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, France and University of Genoa, Italy. He has four international Patents in Software System and Several research projects with Japanese industry and partners.

Dr. H. Fujita is vice president of International Society of Applied Intelligence, and Distinguished Program Committee member of SMC society, IEEE.  He has given many keynotes in many prestigious international conferences on intelligent system and subjective intelligence.  He headed a number of projects including Intelligent HCI, a project related to Mental Cloning as an intelligent user interface between human user and computers and SCOPE project on Virtual Doctor Systems for medical applications.

Prof. Yan Zhang is Full Professor at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway. He received a PhD degree in School of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is an Associate Technical Editor of IEEE Communications Magazine, an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, an Editor of IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, an Editor of IEEE Internet of Things Journal, and an Associate Editor of IEEE Access. He serves as chair positions in a number of conferences, including IEEE GLOBECOM 2017, IEEE VTC-Spring 2017, IEEE PIMRC 2016, IEEE CloudCom 2016, IEEE ICCC 2016, IEEE CCNC 2016, IEEE SmartGridComm 2015, and IEEE CloudCom 2015. He serves as TPC member for numerous international conference including IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE ICC, IEEE GLOBECOM, and IEEE WCNC. His current research interests include: next-generation wireless networks leading to 5G, reliable and secure cyber-physical systems (e.g., smart grid, healthcare, and transport). He has received 9 Best Paper Awards. He has five ESI “Highly Cited Papers”. He is IEEE VTS (Vehicular Technology Society) Distinguished Lecturer. He is also a senior member of IEEE, IEEE ComSoc, IEEE PES, and IEEE VT society. He is a Fellow of IET.

Xindong Wu is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Vermont (USA), a Yangtze River Scholar in the School of Computer Science and Information Engineering at the Hefei University of Technology (China), and a Fellow of the IEEE and the AAAS. He is Steering Committee Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), Editor-in-Chief of Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS, by Springer), and Editor-in-Chief of the Springer Book Series on Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing (AI&KP). Professor Wu is the 2004 ACM SIGKDD Service Award winner and the 2006 IEEE ICDM Outstanding Service Award winner, and received the 2012 IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award "for pioneering contributions to data mining and applications". He received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science from the Hefei University of Technology, China, and his Ph.D. degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh, Britain. His research interests include data mining, knowledge-based systems, and Web information exploration, and he has published extensively in these areas in various journals and conferences, including IEEE TKDE, TPAMI, ACM TOIS, DMKD, KAIS, IJCAI, AAAI, ICML, KDD, ICDM, and WWW. His research has been supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, as well as industrial companies including Microsoft Research and U.S. West Advanced Technologies.

Dr. Victor Chang is an Associate Professor in Information Management and Information Systems at International Business School Suzhou (IBSS), Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China. He is a Director of PhD Program and the 2016 European and Cloud Identity winner of "Best Project in Research". Victor Chang was a Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing, Creative Technologies at Leeds Beckett University, UK and a visiting Researcher at the University of Southampton, UK. He is an expert on Cloud Computing and Big Data in both academia and industry with extensive experience in related areas since 1998. He completed a PGCert (Higher Education) and PhD (Computer Science) within four years while working full-time. He has over 100 peer-reviewed published papers. He won £20,000 funding in 2001 and £81,000 funding in 2009. He was involved in part of the £6.5 million project in 2004, part of the £5.6 million project in 2006 and part of a £300,000 project in 2013. He won a 2011 European Identity Award in Cloud Migration and 2016 award. He was selected to present his research in the House of Commons in 2011 and won the best papers in 2012 and 2015. He has demonstrated ten different services in Cloud Computing and Big Data services in both of his practitioner and academic experience. His proposed frameworks have been adopted by several organizations. He is the founding chair of international workshops in Emerging Software as a Service and Analytics and Enterprise Security. He is a joint Editor-in-Chief (EIC) in International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence and a founding EIC in Open Journal of Big Data. He is the Editor of a highly prestigious journal, Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS). His security paper is the most popular paper in IEEE Transactions in Services Computing and his FGCS paper has one of the fastest citation rate. He is a reviewer of numerous well-known journals and had published three books on Cloud Computing which are available on Amazon website. He is a keynote speaker for CLOSER 2015/WEBIST2015/ICTforAgeingWell 2015 and has received positive support. He has given keynotes in Math-CEng 2016, SPNCE 2016, ICRTCCM 2017 and ICEIS 2017. He is the founding chair of IoTBDS www.iotbd.org and COMPLEXIS www.complexis.org conferences.