Keynote Speakers

Dionysios Diamantopoulos
Staff Research Scientist at the Hybrid Cloud Research Dept. of IBM Research Europe

Dionysios Diamantopoulos is a Staff Research Scientist at the Hybrid Cloud Research department of IBM Research Europe. His research interests include computational storage systems, transprecision & near-memory computing, and energy-efficient heterogeneous systems for hybrid cloud and AI. Over the years he has had the opportunity to work on multiple cutting-edge IBM and EU projects, such as dynamic-precision accelerators and co-processors for POWER architecture, near-memory hardware accelerators for weather modeling & DNA sequencing/alignment, accelerators for the fintech industry in the cloud and cache-coherent accelerators for neural networks.
He was the leader of the internal IBM challenge for domain-specific acceleration on the cloud with disaggregated FPGAs. Currently, he is leading the efforts to develop advanced AI/ML techniques coupled with computational storage enablement in IBM FlashSystems and IBM FlashCore Modules for enhanced cybersecurity. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from ECE/NTUA, Greece, and a D.Eng. from CEID/Patras University, Greece. His research is disseminated in more than 50 peer-reviewed publications. He has also filed over ten patents and received one plateau invention award. He has served as a researcher on eight projects from the EU and three from ESA, and as a TPC member and reviewer in numerous international conferences and journals. He is a member of HiPEAC, IEEE, IEEE CAS, OpenPOWER, and the Technical Chamber of Greece.

Invited Speakers

Sotirios Beckos
Managing Director at QUBBER EYE Q

Experienced Technology Specialist with research interest and work field in the Automation Industry, specialized in Design of Control Systems, SCADA, HMIs, process automation and Industrial Inspection Systems. As a continuation of my concerns for finding new, innovative solutions in the field of Industry, I decided to establish QUBBER, a Technology Company founded in 2005. QUBBER specializes in the design and construction of integrated Machine Vision systems for in-line quality control of several products on production lines.
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