Panel Discussion / Workshops / Tutorials

Panel Discussion

Title: Research and Education using Mobile and Social Networking: When, Where, and How

Moderator: Nenad Jukic, Loyola University Chicago, USA


  • Ramesh Sharda, Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University, USA
  • Robert Simon, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
  • Gaber Cerle, “Jozef Stefan” Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Damir Kalpić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Boris Jukic, Clarkson University, USA

Monday, June 24, 18:30 - 20:00, Orlando Hall.
All participants are invited to contribute to the discussion.


Workshops / Tutorials


Title: Mobile Health Design
Presenter: Lisa Gualtieri, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Biography: Lisa Gualtieri, PhD, ScM, is an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine where she teaches courses on Online Consumer Health, Social Media and Health, Mobile Health Design, and Digital Strategies for Health Communication. Dr Gualtieri is an advisory committee member of the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). Her research focuses on improving use of the web, social media, and mobile devices to reach healthcare consumers. Her talks include "Communicating the Experience of Illness through Patient Blogs" at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and "Mobile Health Search" at the 2012 Annual Conference of APHA. She writes a blog about health at and tweets at @lisagualtieri. Dr. Gualtieri earned a PhD in computer science from Harvard University.

Monday, June 24, 15:30 - 18:15, Orlando Hall


Title: VideoLectures - Next Generation Education?
Presenter: Gaber Cerle, “Jozef Stefan” Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Workshop Outline:

  • Introduction of VideoLectures.NET, misson and how we work
  • Wider Cooperation (K4A , UNESCO, OCWC, UNESCO Chair, PASCAL, "Opening up Education", Finch report, Open Access in FP7...)
  • Present Technology (services & user experience)
  • Future Services (translectures & mediamixer projects)
  • Near Future Plans - What will happen

Tuesday, June 25, 15:30-17:00, Orlando Hall


Special Biostatistics Lecture

Title: Statistical Linkage across High Dimensional Observational Domains
Presenters: Leonard B. Hearne, Life Sciences Center and Dept. of Statistics, University of Missouri, USA
and Toni Kazic, University of Missouri Informatics Institute and Dept. of Computer Science, University of Missouri, USA

Abstract: Many experimental sciences collect different kinds of high-dimensional data on the same experimental units. When comparing relationships among homogeneous regions in one high dimensional domain with regions in another high dimensional domain, the number of possible comparisons may be extremely large and their complexity unknown.
We outline procedures for identifying possible relationships among regions in two different high-dimensional domains. These procedures are useful when the complexity of relationships is unknown or varies. If the data are dense enough, then statistical measures of association can be estimated. These procedures can identify and measure the probability of inter-domain associations of mixed complexity.

Wednesday, June 26, 11:30 - 12:30, Orlando Hall


Special Lecture

Title: What sort of systems are healthcare systems?
Presenter: Ray J. Paul, Distinguished Professor of Information Systems, Brunel University, UK

Thursday, June 27, 10:00 - 11:00, Orlando Hall