Keynotes Speaker:

Prof. Erik Bohlin
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Erik Bohlin is Professor at the Department of Technology Management & Economics at Chalmers University of Technology. He has published in a number of areas relating to the information society - policy, strategy, and management. He is Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Telecommunications Policy. He is a Member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering and obtained his graduate degree in Business Administration and Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics (1987) and his Ph.D. at Chalmers University of Technology (1995).

Prof. Alessandro Bazzi
University of Bologna, Italy

Alessandro Bazzi received the Laurea degree (with honors) and the Ph.D. degree in telecommunications engineering both from the University of Bologna, where he is now an Associate Professor.

His activity is conducted within national and international projects and his research interests include performance investigation through field trials, analysis, and simulation of wireless systems and heterogeneous networks, with particular emphasis on medium access control, radio resource management, and routing. Recently, his studies focused on wireless technologies applied to automated and connected vehicles.

He is author of more than one hundred publications in the field of wireless networks and collaborates to the organization of various international journals and conferences. He is the Chief Editor of Hindawi Mobile Information Systems.

Prof. Aniket Mahanti
University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr. Aniket Mahanti is a Senior Lecturer (North America: Associate Professor) of computer science at University of Auckland, New Zealand. He received his B.Sc. (Honours) in computer science from University of New Brunswick, Saint John in 2004. Later he moved to Calgary to pursue graduate studies and completed his Master's in 2006. He worked as a research associate for 2 years, and enrolled in the doctoral program in University of Calgary in 2008. He graduated with a Ph.D. in computer science in 2012. Since then, he has been working in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Auckland. Aniket's post-secondary education was fully funded by competitive national scholarships like NSERC CGS and AITF graduate student scholarship. Aniket brings in over 10 years of technical experience in Information technology and distributed systems. He regularly consults for top technology firms from around the world to help them better manage their Information Technology resources. Aniket has extensive teaching experience in several disciplines, including, computer science, mathematics, and business. His research interests are in the general area of computer networking with an emphasis on Internet measurements and performance evaluation. Aniket's research has appeared in top peer-reviewed conferences and journals.

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