Invited Talks

  1. University of Waterloo, 14/01/2019
  2. Technical University of Munich, 29/06/2018
  3. University of Ottawa on the 04/05/2017
  4. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Keck Center, Washington D.C. 25/05/2016
  5. University of Paris Dauphine on the 06/05/2016
  6. University of Lyon 1 on the 02/05/2016
  7. Keynote in International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2016), 24/04/2016
  8. Keynote in International Conference on Internet of Things and Big Data (IoTBD 2016), 24/04/2016
  9. Keynote in International Conference on Complex Information Systems (COMPLEXIS 2016), 24/04/2016
  10. University of Fribourg on the 03/12/2015
  11. Keynote in Salon Swiss IT Business & BI Swiss Forum Genève on the 22/04/2015
  12. Keynote in CLUSIS conference on the 23/01/2015
  13. Keynote in ANR Cloud-based Organizational Design conference on the 22/11/2014
  14. University of Lausanne on the 03/02/2014
  15. University of Lugano on the 24/04/2013
  16. Data Center for Astrophysics, ISDC on the 10/04/2013
  17. INRIA Saclay-Île-de-France on the 17/02/2012
  18. University of Geneva on the 9/02/2012
  19. Dagstuhl Seminar on "Information Management in the Cloud" on the 9/08/2011
  20. National Technical University of Athens on the 21/06/2011
  21. Aalborg University on the 1/06/2011
  22. University of Cyprus on the 6/04/2011
  23. University of Zurich on the 20/12/2010
  24. National University of Singapore, Mixed Reality Lab on the 17/09/2010
  25. Cyprus University of Technology on the 29/07/2010
  26. Sapienza University of Rome on the 17/06/2010
  27. EURECOM, Sophia-Antipolis on the 28/04/2010
  28. INRIA Le Laboratoire d'Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM) on the 20/04/2010
  29. University of Geneva on the 5/02/2010
  30. University of Athens on the 7/01/2010
  31. University of Toronto on the 26/06/2009
  32. Harokopio University on the 08/04/2008
  33. Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik on the 11/04/2007
  34. ETH Zürich - Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETHZ) on the 31/08/2007

Editorial activities

Reviewer for research papers

I have reviewed numerous research papers for many conferences and journals in the last 10 years. The most important are:

Journals:

  1. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
  2. Information Sciences
  3. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices
  4. Data and Knowledge Engineering
  5. International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems
  6. The Computer Journal
  7. The VLDB Journal Special Issue on Data Management for Mobile Services
  8. The IEEE Network
  9. IEEE Transactions of Knowledge and Data Engineering
  10. International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems
  11. Distributed and Parallel Databases
  12. Acta Informatica
  13. IEEE Internet Computing
  14. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience
  15. Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications
  16. American Journal of Applied Sciences
  17. The Journal of Computer Science

Conferences:

  1. International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB)
  2. ACM International Conference of Special Interest Group on Management Of Data (SIGMOD)
  3. ACM International Conference on Principles of Database Systems (PODS)
  4. International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)
  5. International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT)
  6. ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM)
  7. Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS)
  8. International Workshop on Databases, Information Systems and P2P Computing (DBISP2P)
  9. European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL)
  10. The International RuleML Symposium on Rule Interchange and Applications (RuleML)
  11. On The Move Federated Conferences (OTM):
    • Conference on Cooperative Information Systems (CoopIS)
    • International Conference on Ontologies, Databases and Applications of Semantics (ODBASE)
  12. Perspectives of System Informatics (PSI)
  13. ACM Workshop on Data Engineering for Wireless and Mobile Access (MobiDE)
  14. ACM International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACMGIS)
  15. International RuleML Symposium on Rule Interchange and Applications (RuleML)
  16. International Workshop on Self Managing Database Systems (SMDB)
  17. East-European Conference on Advances in Database and Information Systems (ADBIS)
  18. Symposium of Cloud Computing (SOCC)
  19. International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM)
  20. Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS)
  21. International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, (CLOSER)
  22. Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS)

Reviewer for project proposals

I have been a reviewer for :

  1. EU COST proposals submitted in 2015
  2. The Dutch Technology Foundation STW, which funds technology oriented academic research in the Netherlands, for proposals submitted in 2016
  3. EU COST proposals submitted in 2016 (Open Call OC-2016-1)

Program committee member

I have been or I am currently a member of the program committee for the:

  1. International Workshop on Very Large Internet of Things (VLIoT 2020)
  2. International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM) 2020
  3. IEEE International Conference on Graph Computing
  4. IEEE International Conference on Conversational Computing 2020
  5. International Conference on Information and Communication Systems
  6. International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), 2020
  7. International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), 2020
  8. International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER) 2020
  9. International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (PVLDB), 2020
  10. IEEE International Symposium on Future Cyber Security Technologies (FCST), 2019
  11. ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (ACM CIKM) 2019
  12. Special Session on Fuzzy-based Simulation Approaches and Systems in Science and Engineering (FSASSE 2019) As part of The 17th International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2019)
  13. The 16th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA 2019), Track 3: Security, Privacy and Trust.
  14. International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE), 2019
  15. IEEE International conference on Conversational Data & Knowledge Engineering (CDKE), 2019
  16. Graph Computing 2019
  17. “Software and web Engineering” track of International Conference on Information and Communication Systems, (ICICS), 2019
  18. “Security, privacy, and digital forensics” track of the International Conference on Information and Communication Systems (ICICS), 2019
  19. ACM International Conference of Special Interest Group on Management Of Data (SIGMOD) Demo 2019
  20. International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER) 2019
  21. International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM) 2019
  22. Workshop of Very Large Internet of Things @ VLDB 2019
  23. International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT) 2019
  24. International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2019
  25. ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA 2018)
  26. IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration 2018
  27. “Security, Privacy and Digital Forensics” track of the International Conference on Information and Communication Systems, ICICS 2018
  28. “Software Engineering Practices and Applications” track of the 9th International Conference on Information and Communication Systems, ICICS 2018
  29. PC for 1st Workshop on Context in Analytics (CiA) to be held as part of the IEEE International Conf. on Data Engineering (ICDE '18) on April 16-20, 2018, Paris France
  30. International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (PVLDB) Demonstrations 2018
  31. International Workshop on Very Large Internet of Things (VLIoT) in VLDB 2018
  32. IARIA International Workshop on Large-scale Graph Analysis, Management and Applications (GraphSM) 2018
  33. IARIA International Symposium on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications (DBKDA) 2018
  34. International Conference on Internet of Things and Big Data (IoTBD) 2018
  35. International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT) 2018
  36. ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (ACM CIKM) 2017
  37. International Workshop on Very Large Internet of Things (VLIoT) in VLDB 2017
  38. IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IEEE IRI) 2017
  39. International C* Conference on Computer Science & Software Engineering (C3S2E) 2017
  40. International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud) 2017
  41. International Conference on Information and Communication Systems, (ICICS) 2017
  42. International Symposium on Computational & Business Intelligence (ISCBI) 2017
  43. IARIA International Conference on Advances in Information Mining and Management (IMMM) 2017
  44. IARIA International Symposium on Designing, Validating, and Using Datasets (DATASETS) 2017
  45. IARIA International Workshop on Large-scale Graph Analysis, Management and Applications (GraphSM) 2017
  46. IARIA International Symposium on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications (DBKDA) 2017
  47. International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2017
  48. IARIA International Conference Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization (Cloud Computing) 2017
  49. International Conference on Internet of Things and Big Data (IoTBD) 2017
  50. EAI International Conference on ICT Infrastructures and Services for Smart Cities (IISSC) 2016
  51. International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) 2016
  52. International Conference on Computational Techniques in Information and Communication Technology (ICCTICT) 2016
  53. International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) Demonstrations 2016
  54. International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT) Posters 2016
  55. International Conference on Internet of Things and Big Data (IoTBD) 2016
  56. International Conference on Complex Information Systems (COMPLEXIS) 2016
  57. International C* Conference on Computer Science & Software Engineering (C3S2E) 2016
  58. International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium (IDEAS) 2016
  59. IARIA Datasets 2016.
  60. IARIA Cloud Computing 2016
  61. International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2016
  62. Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS) 2016
  63. Second international workshop on Enterprise Security, held in conjuction with the IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (IEEE CloudCom) 2015
  64. First International Workshop on Elasticity Engineering for Big Data Analytics (eBigDaC), held in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData) 2015
  65. International Conference on Data Mining, Internet Computing, and Big Data (BigData), 2015
  66. IEEE International Conference on High Performance and Communications (HPCC) 2015
  67. International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud) 2015
  68. IARIA Cloud Computing 2015
  69. ACM International Conference of Special Interest Group on Management Of Data (SIGMOD) 2015.
  70. Intern. Workshop on Elasticity Measures for Software-Defined Environments, (col. with ICDCS) 2014
  71. ACM International Conference of Special Interest Group on Management Of Data (SIGMOD) 2014
  72. International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT) 2014
  73. Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS) 2014
  74. International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE) 2013
  75. International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM) 2013
  76. Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS) 2013
  77. International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT) 2013
  78. Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS) 2012
  79. Fourth IT Service Management in Distributed Computing Workshop (ITSM) 2012
  80. International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE) 2012
  81. International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM) 2012
  82. International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT) 2012
  83. Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS) 2011
  84. The Mediterranean Conference of Information Systems (MCIS) 2011
  85. ACM International Conference of Special Interest Group on Management Of Data (SIGMOD) 2011
  86. International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT) 2011
  87. Ph.D. Workshop on Innovative Database Research (IDAR) 2010, in conjunction with the ACM International Conference of Special Interest Group on Management Of Data (SIGMOD) 2010

Conference organization

I have been or I am currently in the organizing committee of:

  1. Workshop co-chair in TransAI 2020 www.TransAI.org
  2. 3rd International Conference on Computer Science & Cloud Computing, which will be held during July 20-21, 2020 at Montreal, Canada. www.scientificfederation.com/cloud-science-2020/
  3. 1st International Workshop on Multi-Engine Data AnaLytics (MEDAL 2016) collocated with the 19th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2016) http://medalworkshop2016.github.io
  4. 1st Workshop on Emerging Software as a Service and Analytics - ESaaSA 2015 collocated with he 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2015) http://closer.scitevents.org/ESaaSA.aspx?y=2015
  5. 1st Workshop on SLA Data Services co-allocated with the 17th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS 2013) http://thinkcloud.unige.ch/SLAds/index.html (the website is no longer accessible.)

Editing of Special Issues

  1. Guest Editor in Big Data and Cognitive Computing for the Special Issue Big Data Analytics and Cloud Data Management. www.mdpi.com/journal/BDCC/special_issues/cloud_data
  2. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Elsevier, Special Issue on Big Data in for Complex Systems.
  3. Journal of Scientific Programming, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Special Issue on Big Data for Bioinformatics.
  4. Open Journal on Big Data, RonPub UG, Special Issue in preparation.
  5. Journal on Transactions on Services Computing, IEEE, Special Issue in preparation.

Member of Editorial Board

  1. Journal of Future Robot Life (JFRL), http://www.ripublication.com/ijaer.htm
  2. Open Journal on Big Data (OJBD), RonPub UG http://www.ronpub.com/ojbd
  3. Open Journal of Databases (OJDB), RonPub UG http://www.ronpub.com/OJDB
  4. Associate Editor, member of the Editorial Board of DAPD, Springer Distributed and Parallel Databases (DAPD) Journal (http://www.springer.com/computer/journal/10619). Members of the editorial board serve for a 6-years term, where one-third of the board is replaced every two years. So, your term will end on Summer 2023.

Lead Guest Editor of Special Issues for Journals

  1. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Elsevier - Special Issue of "Emerging Services for Internet of Things (IoT)" — ongoing
  2. Journal on Transactions on Services Computing, IEEE — Special Issue in preparation
  3. Journal of Scientific Programming, Hindawi Publishing Corporation — Special Issue on Big Data for Bioinformatics (announcement expected)

Panel organization/chairing/participation

  1. Organization and chairing of the panel European Project Space titled ’Building Europe of 2020 with novel technological endeavours for smart and complex systems, Big Data and Future Internet’ as part of conferences SMARTGREENS, WEBIST, CLOSER, VEHITS, which took place on the 24/04/2016
  2. Participation after personal invitation in the opening panel of conferences WEBIST, CLOSER and IOTBD, which tool place on the 23/04/2016
  3. Participation after personal invitation by the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in the 2nd meeting for the exploration of IoT in order to assist the Government Accountability office. Topics explored in the meeting include level and type of use of IoT, challenges in IoT deployment, and key issues around security and privacy

Book editor

European Space project on Smart Systems, Big Data, Future Internet" "Towards serving the grand societal challenges", INSTICC - ongoing



Contact Info

Vasiliki (Verena) Kantere

Knowledge and Database Systems Laboratory,
Divison of Computer Science,
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
National Technical University of Athens,
Iroon Polytechniou 9, Politechnioupoli Zographou,
157 80 Athens,
Greece
phone: +30 210 772 16 02
email: verena@dblab.ece.ntua.gr