BPM 2024 Conference Chairs

General Chairs

Edyta Brzychczy

Edyta Brzychczy is a university professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics at AGH University of Krakow. She graduated with distinction in Management and Marketing in Industry at the Faculty of Mining, where she obtained PhD and DSc degrees as well. Since 2016 she has been the AGH Rector’s Proxy for Educational Auditing and Head of the AGH University Educational Audit Board. Head of the Data & Process Mining Group and coordinator of BPM@AGH Group. Certified academic tutor. Her primary area of expertise includes modelling and optimizing processes in the mining industry, using stochastic networks, evolutionary algorithms, and expert systems. Currently, she is interested in process re-engineering based on sensor data and process mining in heavy industries. She is an active member of the Polish Association for Artificial Intelligence and the Polish Society of Production Management.

Krzysztof Kluza

Krzysztof Kluza is a member of the Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Representation (KRaKEn) research group within the Department of Applied Computer Science at AGH University of Krakow, as well as a member of the BPM@AGH group. His research focuses on the modeling and discovery of business processes and rules in information systems. Currently, he is interested in using large language models to support process prototyping and education. He is a co-author of over 100 research papers in conference proceedings, book chapters, and international journals. He teaches process modeling and mining, as well as introductory courses on artificial intelligence methods and intelligent systems, to students in the Computer Science, Computer Science and Intelligent Systems, and Social Informatics programs. Occasionally, he also hosts discussions with industry experts on contemporary technologies for Bunkier Nauki on AGH’s YouTube channel.

Main conference PC Chairs

Michael Rosemann

Dr Michael Rosemann is the Director of the Centre for Future Enterprise and a Professor for Information Systems at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. His areas of research are BPM, innovation and trust and he contributed to the domain of BPM with his work in areas such as BPM maturity, ambidextrous BPM, context-aware BPM, rapid process redesign, configurable reference models and process forecasting among others.

Andrea Marrella (track 1)

Andrea Marrella is an assistant professor at the Department of Computer, Control and Management Engineering of the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. He received a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering in 2013. His main research interests focus on how to integrate artificial intelligence with business process management solutions to untangle complex challenges from the fields of process mining and robotic process automation.
In 2021, he started a research program targeted to the realization of automated solutions to tackle the Big Data Pipeline discovery issue in the context of the recently funded H2020 project DataCloud. Information director of ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, Andrea has co-authored many publications in major outlets in the computer science and information systems areas, including the paper: “Multi-party Business Process Resilience By-Design: A Data-centric Perspective”, which received the Best Paper Award at CAiSE 2017.

Manuel Resinas (track 2)

Manuel Resinas is a Lecturer and member of the ISA Research Group at the Universidad of Sevilla, Spain. His research interests include analysis and management of service level agreements, business process management and cloud-based enterprise systems. Previously, he worked on automated negotiation of service level agreements.

Mieke Jans (track 3)

Mieke Jans is Associate Professor in the Business Informatics Research Group at Hasselt University and at the Accounting Information Management department at Maastricht University. Her research interests span different areas, creating synergies between the fields of Business Process Management, Process Mining, Information Systems and Auditing. Mieke has a focus on Audit Analytics, with an emphasis on process mining in the context of auditing financial statements, published numerous articles in international peer-reviewed scientific journals, and (co-)authored several books. Member of the Steering Committee of the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining, Mieke is actively involved in community serving. She also leads the Scientific Research Community on Process Mining, and is Associate Editor and reviewer for various journals.

Workshop Chairs

Katarzyna Gdowska

Katarzyna Gdowska is an assistant professor at the Department of Strategic Management at the Faculty of Management of the AGH University of Krakow, Poland. She received a Ph.D. with honors in Industrial Engineering in 2016. She was a postdoctoral research fellow at the INESC TEC in Porto, Portugal. Her main research interests focus on solving decision-making problems and improving processes in manufacturing and logistics using Operations Research tools and techniques. She is a certified academic tutor, a trainer at the AGH Junior Academy, a team leader in Erasmus+ CBHE projects, and a member of The AGH University Educational Audit Board. Katarzyna also serves as a Managing Editor of the scientific journal Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services.

Maria Teresa Gómez López

María Teresa Gómez-López is a full professor at the Department of Languages and Computer Systems of the University of Seville, Spain. She is the head of the IDEA Research group which includes research areas on Business Processes and Data Management, and how to improve the business process models taking into account security aspects. She has led several private and public research projects that have helped organizations to digitalize and optimize their processes. Mayte has deep experience as a reviewer in top international journals and conferences, such as CoopIS, BPM, EDOC and CAISE. 

Jana-Rebecca Rehse

Jana-Rebecca Rehse is Junior Professor for Management Analytics at the University of Mannheim, where she leads a research group on data-driven business process management by means of process mining and machine learning. She is particularly interested in developing process mining methods that deliver direct (business) value and are applicable by non-expert users. From 2015 to 2020, Jana was a researcher and project lead at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). She obtained her PhD from Saarland university with a thesis titled “Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Business Process Management” in 2019. In 2014, she spent six months as a visiting research scholar at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. USA.

Demonstrations & Resources Chairs

Weronika T. Adrian

Weronika T. Adrian is an Assistant Professor and the Deputy Head of the Department of Applied Computer Science at AGH University of Kraków, Poland. Her research interests cover the theory and practice of semantic technologies, knowledge graphs, and logic programming. She has experience in organizing both scientific and entrepreneurial events. She has been a member of the organizing committee of JELIA 2019 and has co-organized workshops and conferences in Kraków, including events such as Design Thinking Week, Polish-American Innovation Bridge, and “Creative breakfasts” series. She has also served in the program committees of several international conferences and workshops.

Laura Genga

Laura Genga received her Ph.D. degree in Science of Engineering at the Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy, in 2016. She is an assistant professor in the Information Systems group at the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands. Her research revolves around data-driven process analysis and enhancement. Her core topics involve automated discovery and analysis of flexible processes, process compliance analysis, and on-line monitoring and prediction to support process managers in taking decisions regarding current process executions to, e.g., react to and mitigate potentially undesired situations.

Sander J.J. Leemans

Sander Leemans is a full professor at RWTH Aachen, Germany, since April 2022. Previously, he worked as a senior lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. The thesis received the Best Process Mining Dissertation Award from the BPM conference in 2018. His research interests include formally proven process mining techniques, stochastic process mining techniques, and making these techniques accessible to end users. His research has been applied in many organisations, and he himself has been involved in several projects in which these techniques were applied with and to industry partners.

Industry Forum Chairs

Iris Beerepoot

Iris Beerepoot is a researcher and lecturer in the Business Process Management & Analytics group at Utrecht University. Her research interests include workarounds and process mining in healthcare. She is currently working on the use of new methods and techniques to complement event data in order to provide a more complete picture of real process behaviour. She presented her work at BPM as well as ICIS, ECIS, ICPM and EDOC, and her publications have appeared in journals such as Computers in Industry and Information Technology and Management.

Renata Gabryelczyk

PhD, DSc, an Associate Professor at the University of Warsaw. She is Head of the Department of Management and Information Technology at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw. Her academic experience includes involvement in research projects, research fellowships at several universities in Germany and Austria, and numerous publications in national and international publishers. Her research interests include business process management, performance management, facility management, and IT applications. She is a member of the program board of the Polish Certificate of BPMN at the Polish Academy of Sciences, a member of Polish Scientific Society of Economic Informatics, a member of the Technical Committee for Facility Management of the Polish Committee for Standardization, and a member of Polish Chapter of AIS (PLAIS). She serves as Managing Editor in the Central European Economic Journal and as Senior Editor in the Information Systems Management journal.

Ralf Plattfaut

Ralf Plattfaut is a professor for business informatics at the University of Duisburg-Essen where he leads Process Innovation & Automation Lab. Prior to this, Ralf was a management consultant in the field of digital transformation at a leading strategy consultancy. Ralf received a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Münster. Ralf has been working as a guest research in universities in Australia and Liechtenstein. His research areas include digital innovation, business process management and automation, and corresponding mindsets and capabilities. His work has been published in leading journals in the field.

Blockchain Forum Chairs

Claudio Di Ciccio

Claudio Di Ciccio is an associate professor at the Department of Computer Science of Sapienza University of Rome. Previously, he was an assistant professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna, Austria). He received a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering in 2013 at Sapienza. His research interests include Process Mining, Automated Reasoning, and Blockchain Technologies.
Member of the Steering Committee of the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining, Claudio Di Ciccio has been co-chair of the first Blockchain Forum at BPM in 2019, the third Int. Conference on Process Mining in 2021, the twentieth Int. Conference on Business Process Management in 2022, and is general co-chair of the upcoming 5th Int. Conference on Process Mining (ICPM 2023).
For more information, visit http://claudio.diciccio.net/.

Walid Fdhila

Dr. Walid Fdhila is a senior researcher who leads the Decentralized Systems Research Group at SBA Research and holds a senior researcher position at the University of Vienna’s Faculty of Computer Science. His research expertise spans blockchain technology, self-sovereign identity (SSI), business process management (BPM), and process compliance. Dr. Walid Fdhila is dedicated to exploring innovative approaches for secure, censorship-resistant, and user-friendly identity management in decentralized systems. His research also delves into fundamental and practical aspects of blockchain, including privacy, security, and real-world applications. Additionally, he investigates strategies to improve process compliance monitoring and facilitate change management within distributed business processes.

RPA Forum Chairs

Simone Agostinelli

Simone Agostinelli received his Ph.D. in Engineering in Computer Science from Sapienza Università di Roma in 2022. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Engineering in Computer Science at Sapienza Università di Roma. His research spans across the wide spectrum of Business Process Management (BPM) with a particular focus on Robotic Process Automation (RPA). He published at very good conferences (EDOC, ICSOC, RCIS), top conferences (BPM, CAiSE, ICPM) and highly ranked scientific journals (Computers in Industry, Information Systems), which demonstrates the scientific rigor and relevance of his work. In 2019, he received the Forum Award at the 31st International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE’19). His PhD thesis won the 2023 Best BPM Dissertation Award at the 21st International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM’23). He is both the PC chair of the RPA Forum and the Proceedings Chair for the BPM’24 conference.

Daniel Amyot

Daniel Amyot is Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Ottawa. His research interests include software engineering, scenario-based and goal-based requirements engineering, business process modeling and mining, regulatory compliance, smart contracts, and healthcare informatics. Daniel led the standardization of the User Requirements Notation at the International Telecommunication Union. He was general chair of the Requirements Engineering conference in 2015 and program co-chair in 2018. Daniel is on the editorial boards of Software and Systems Modeling and of the Requirements Engineering journal. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa (2001) and is a Senior Member of IEEE.

Henrik Leopold

Henrik Leopold is an Associate Professor at the Kühne Logistics University (KLU) and Senior Researcher at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) at the Digital Engineering Faculty, University of Potsdam. Before joining KLU and HPI in February 2019, he was as an Assistant Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and held positions as a postdoctoral research fellow at WU Vienna and the Humboldt University of Berlin. His research is mainly concerned with developing techniques for process mining, process analysis, and process automation based on machine learning and natural language processing. He has published more than 100 research papers and articles in peer-reviewed journals, conference, and workshop proceedings. Among others, his research has been published in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, and Information Systems.

Education Forum Chairs

Katarzyna Gdowska

Katarzyna Gdowska is an assistant professor at the Department of Strategic Management at the Faculty of Management of the AGH University of Krakow, Poland. She received a Ph.D. with honors in Industrial Engineering in 2016. She was a postdoctoral research fellow at the INESC TEC in Porto, Portugal. Her main research interests focus on solving decision-making problems and improving processes in manufacturing and logistics using Operations Research tools and techniques. She is a certified academic tutor, a trainer at the AGH Junior Academy, a team leader in Erasmus+ CBHE projects, and a member of The AGH University Educational Audit Board. Katarzyna also serves as a Managing Editor of the scientific journal Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services.

Thomas Grisold

Prof. Dr. Thomas Grisold is an assistant professor for BPM and organization design at the University of St. Gallen. In his research, Thomas studies how digital technologies change existing business processes and enable new business process designs. He integrates perspectives from BPM, organization science, information systems research and cognitive science. Thomas draws from a variety of theoretical lenses, such as routine dynamics theory, affordance theory or predictive mind theory. He is using mixed-method research designs combining computationally intensive analyses of digital trace data and qualitative-interpretive approaches. Thomas has been teaching BPM-related courses at the graduate, under-graduate and executive levels at the University of St. Gallen, the University of Liechtenstein and the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He has been a guest researcher to the University of Notre Dame (US), the Queensland University of Technology, Lancaster University and the University of Zagreb.

Piotr Sliż

Piotr Sliż is an associate professor at the University of Gdańsk in Poland. Additionally, since 2022, he has been collaborating with the Institute of Systems Research at the Polish Academy of Sciences In his research, Piotr focuses primarily on the integration of concepts and methods of Business Process Management (BPM) and project management, with a particular emphasis on modern technologies. Furthermore, his area of interest aligns with a holistic approach to the concept of ambidexterity and BPM. Piotr, along with his dedicated students, delves into BPM-related issues. He has been participating in BPM conferences since 2019.

CEE Forum Chairs

Michal Krčál

Michal, an Assistant Professor at Masaryk University, is a researcher in Business Process Management (BPM) and IS/ICT Business Value. With over 15 years of experience in BPM, his work spans teaching, project supervision, and consultancy for organizations. His research currently focuses on characterising and measuring knowledge-intensive business processes and their connection to standardization. For more information, visit his Masaryk University profile website Personal Page Ing. Mgr. Michal Krčál, Ph.D. (muni.cz)

Monika Malinova Mandelburger

Monika Malinova Mandelburger is a postdoctoral researcher with the Business Informatics Group (BIG) of the Institute of Information Systems Engineering at TU Wien, Austria. Before joining the BIG team, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Data, Process and Knowledge Management at WU Wien, Austria, where she also completed her doctoral studies. Monika’s research interests involve digital process change, and various topics on conceptual modeling and business process management. She has published her work in journals like MISQ and Information Systems, and in major IS conferences such as ICIS, ECIS and HICSS.

Gregor Polančič

Gregor Polančič is an associate professor and senior research fellow at the University of Maribor, Slovenia. He has researched, taught, and applied techniques and technologies for business process modeling and management for over two decades. Already at the turn of the millennium, he was a member of extensive business process improvement projects. When BPMN was introduced in 2004, he started investigating this modeling language and coauthored one of the first papers on the practical usage of BPMN in 2008. He has conducted numerous trainings in BPM and BPMN in Slovenia and abroad and consulted in BPM for foreign companies. In 2017 and 2019, he was a BPM researcher and teacher at WU Vienna. He performed invited lectures in the field at many other prestigious universities. He is a member of program committees of numerous international events, a member of the process science initiative, and a member of IEEE Task Force on Process Mining. Today, his biography includes over 350 works related to business process modeling, management, and improvement, including numerous original scientific articles in top journals. In 2019, he received an award for a scientific paper at Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) of the International Conference on Business Process Management.

Katarina Tomičić-Pupek

Katarina Tomičić-Pupek, phD, is an associated professor at University of Zagreb Faculty of Organization and Informatics (UNIZG FOI). Before her academic carrier at UNIZG FOI, she worked as an ICT & BPM consultant in a private consultancy company. Her teaching and research disciplines of interest cover business processes modelling and analysis, information system design, strategic planning of information systems, digital transformation, creation of competitive digital business models and other. As a researcher and expert, she worked on several scientific and professional, national, and international projects. In the last few years, she has participated actively as a teacher in organization and implementation of short international educational programs, like Blended Intensive Programs. As a researcher and author of more than 60 scientific and research papers, Katarina has shown also initiative in exploring emerging research fields and topics. Katarina Tomičić-Pupek is currently Head of FOI’s Department of Information Systems Development and Head of Faculty’s Laboratory for business process management and digital transformation.

Tutorial Chairs

Maximilian Röglinger

Maximilian is a professor of Information Systems and Business Process Management at the University of Bayreuth as well as Adjunct Professor in the School of Management at Queensland University of Technology. Moreover, Maximilian serves as Deputy Director of the Research Center Finance & Information Management (FIM) and of the Fraunhofer FIT, where he recently co-founded the Fraunhofer Center for Process Intelligence (CPI). Maximilian’s activities in research and teaching center around business process management (BPM), process mining, and digital transformation. As for BPM, Maximilian investigates how related decisions can be made in line with economic principles, how digital technology can be leveraged to improve and innovate business processes, and BPM needs to be conceptualized in the digital age.

Inge van de Weerd

Inge van de Weerd is an Associate Professor in the Business Process Management & Analytics group at the Department of Information and Computing Sciences of Utrecht University.
Her research focuses on the intersection of IT and organisations, specifically business process management, workarounds, and robotic process automation. Inge received her PhD from Utrecht University and held positions at the VU Amsterdam and Tokyo Institute of Technology. Her work has been published in proceedings of leading conferences such as BPM, ICIS and ECIS and in journals such as Information & Management and Computers in Industry.

Doctoral Consortium Chairs

Han van der Aa

Han van der Aa is a junior professor in the Data and Web Science Group at the University of Mannheim. Before that, he was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Computer Science at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He obtained a PhD from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2018.
His research focuses on the development of automated methods for process analysis, driven by tailored artificial intelligence techniques. His work has been published at the international conferences on Business Process Management (BPM), Advanced Information System Engineering (CAiSE), Management of Data (SIGMOD), and Data Engineering (IEEE ICDE), as well as in journals such as IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Decision Support Systems, and Information Systems.

Benoît Depaire

Benoît Depaire is a Professor of Business Informatics at Hasselt University, Belgium. His research interests are twofold. On the one hand, he is interested in the philosophy and methodology of experimental algorithm design. On the other hand, he focuses on machine learning, statistics, and other computational methods to gain valuable business insights from data. His recent research efforts focus on process mining, process simulation, and behavioral analytics. He is one of the founders of the International Workshop on Event Data and Behavioral Analytics and a member of the Scientific Research Community on Process Mining. His work is published in international scientific journals such as Business and Information Systems Engineering, Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Knowledge-Based Systems, Journal of Heuristics, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, and International Journal of Production Economics.

Marta Indulska

Marta Indulska is a Professor of Business Information Systems, and Director of Research at the UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Australia. She has a background in Computer Science, having obtained her Computer Science doctorate degree in 2004. Marta teaches on topics related to the use and management of Information Systems and Information Technology in business, specifically with a focus on increasing operational efficiency and effectiveness. Her main research interests include business process management, data management and open innovation. She has published over 130 fully refereed articles in internationally recognised journals and conferences, including MIS Quarterly, European Journal of Information Systems and Journal of the Association for Information Systems. Marta currently leads several research projects with industry partners in healthcare, law enforcement and business analytics. 

Journal First Track Chairs

Chiara Di Francescomarino

Chiara Di Francescomarino is an Assistant Professor at the Information Engineering and Computer Science Department of the University of Trento. Her main research interests are in the field of business process management and, in particular, of process mining. She is currently working on investigating problems related to process simulation, procedural and declarative process discovery, predictive and prescriptive process monitoring based on historical execution traces, as well as process prediction explanations. She has published papers in the top business process and information systems conferences and journals (e.g., BPM, TKDE and IS) and she has worked in local and international research projects. She serves as PC member in conferences in the business process management field and as peer reviewer in international journals.

Felix Mannhardt

Felix Mannhardt is an Assistant Professor in the Process Analytics group at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He is also co-founder of KIT-AR and works there part-time as Principal Data Scientist. Felix’s research interest is the development and application of Process Mining methods related to low-level event data (event abstraction, activity recognition, sensor data, multi-perspective event logs), related to conformance checking (combination of control-flow with rules over data), as well as related to trust and privacy concerns (privacy-preserving methods, privacy and trust models).

Best BPM Dissertation Award Chair

Hajo Reijers

Hajo Reijers is a full professor at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, where he leads the Business Process Management & Analytics group. He is also a part-time, full professor in the Computer Science Department of Eindhoven University of Technology, where he obtained his Ph.D. degree. Hajo has also served as an advisor and consultant to various organizations on process improvement projects. Hajo made significant contributions to the field of Business Process Management (BPM), specifically in the areas of process modeling, analysis, and optimization. For 2023, he is the general chair of the BPM conference, while he served as PC chair of the 2009 edition of the same conference. He is a member of the steering committee of the BPM conference series. Other than that, he holds various editorial positions, in particular as BPM department editor for the BISE journal and as board member of Computers In Industry. He also enjoys playing squash, but has no achievements worth to report upon for this type of activity.

Publicity Chairs

Marco Comuzzi

Marco Comuzzi is Associate Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulsan, Republic of Korea. In his career, he has been a visiting scholar at several universities, including The University of Texas at Austin and the Queensland University of Technology, and had held academic full-time positions at the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, and City, University of London, United Kingdom. Marco has published more than 70 academic papers in peer-reviewed academic outlets on various topics, such as Web services, business process management, process mining, and blockchain systems. Currently, his main research interests concern predictive process monitoring, event log data quality assessment and improvement and the maturity of process mining initiatives. 

Arik Senderovich

Arik is an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at the School of Information Technologies (ITEC) at York University. He is also a status-only Assistant Professor at the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto). Prior to joining ITEC he held Assistant Professor positions at the Rotman School of Management and the iSchool (both at the University of Toronto). Arik is also the Scientific Advisor of mindzie, a process mining Startup, which has a vibrant R&D center in Toronto (www.mindzie.com).

Sarah Winkler

Sarah Winkler is a postdoctoral researcher at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. She is broadly interested in process verification, automated reasoning, and process mining in general. During her PhD at the University of Innsbruck she studied equational theorem proving. Since then, she also worked at Microsoft Research on program verification, and at the University of Verona on automated reasoning. In the last couple of years, her focus shifted to applying automated reasoning to the verification of processes with data.

Proceedings Chair

Simone Agostinelli

Simone Agostinelli received his Ph.D. in Engineering in Computer Science from Sapienza Università di Roma in 2022. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Engineering in Computer Science at Sapienza Università di Roma. His research spans across the wide spectrum of Business Process Management (BPM) with a particular focus on Robotic Process Automation (RPA). He published at very good conferences (EDOC, ICSOC, RCIS), top conferences (BPM, CAiSE, ICPM) and highly ranked scientific journals (Computers in Industry, Information Systems), which demonstrates the scientific rigor and relevance of his work. In 2019, he received the Forum Award at the 31st International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE’19). His PhD thesis won the 2023 Best BPM Dissertation Award at the 21st International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM’23). He is both the PC chair of the RPA Forum and the Proceedings Chair for the BPM’24 conference.

Diversity & Inclusion Chairs

Artur Lesner

Artur Lesner has been the AGH University of Krakow Equality Ombudsman since November 2, 2022. Lawyer, graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University and member of the Krakow Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law. Member of European Network of Ombuds in Higher Education (https://enohe.net/) and Academic Network of Security and Equality (https://asbir.pl/). Previously, for five years he worked in one of Krakow’s law firms and was involved in social campaigns aimed at raising legal awareness and equality.
As the Equality Ombudsman, he promotes the principle of equal rights in the university environment, analyzes existing inequalities and conducts proceedings triggered by reports of people working and studying at AGH.

Andrea Marrella

Andrea Marrella is an assistant professor at the Department of Computer, Control and Management Engineering of the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. He received a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering in 2013. His main research interests focus on how to integrate artificial intelligence with business process management solutions to untangle complex challenges from the fields of process mining and robotic process automation.
In 2021, he started a research program targeted to the realization of automated solutions to tackle the Big Data Pipeline discovery issue in the context of the recently funded H2020 project DataCloud. Information director of ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, Andrea has co-authored many publications in major outlets in the computer science and information systems areas, including the paper: “Multi-party Business Process Resilience By-Design: A Data-centric Perspective”, which received the Best Paper Award at CAiSE 2017.

Adela del Río Ortega

Adela del Río Ortega is an Associate Professor at University of Seville (US) and a member of the SCORE-Lab Unit of Excellence and the ISA Research Group. She obtained her international PhD in Computer Science Engineering in 2012. With her PhD thesis, she opened in her group the research line of Business Process Management. Her research mainly focused on the performance perspective of business processes, contributing seminal works on the definition and automatic analysis of process performance indicators (PPIs). Other research interests include RPA, knowledge-intensive processes, decision management in BPM, conversational agents to support BPM in different ways or Workstream collaboration tools. She has more than 50 publications in major outlets of the computer science and information systems areas and has running collaborations with various international scholars. She developed two registered software tools, which generated an industrial value of more than 60k €. She has taken part in more than 10 R&D&I projects and has cooperated with several IT companies as a consultant and researcher.