ITEC 2019

2019 Speaker Interviews

Dr Elaine Raybourn

elaineElaine M. Raybourn, Ph.D. is a Principal Member of the Technical Staff in Applied Cognitive Science at Sandia National Laboratories. As a European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) Fellow, she worked with software development teams at Fraunhofer FIT in Germany, the French National Institute for Computer Science (INRIA), and BT Global Research and Development in the UK. Her research focuses on virtual teams, immersive simulations, and the design of transmedia learning ecosystems. She holds a Ph.D. in Intercultural Communication with an emphasis in Human Computer Interaction from the University of New Mexico and a Graduate Certificate in Modeling & Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Raybourn is the Sandia National Laboratories Institutional PI for Interoperable Design of Extreme-scale Application Software (IDEAS-ECP).

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Raphael de Souza e Almeida                                                            


A Marine Naval Officer of the Brazilian Navy, Raphael holds a degree in Nautical Sciences enabled in Mechanics by Escola Naval (2006) and is currently studying for an MSc. in Informatics at Pontifical Catholic University‚ Rio de janeiro (PUC-Rio). He has experience in Course Management.

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Dr Amy Klinger


Dr. Klinger is a co-founder of the Educator’s School Safety Network (ESSN), a national, not-for-profit training organization.  She is a nationally recognized expert, speaker and author in school safety and crisis management.  Her experience includes 28 years of service as a teacher,  building principal, and college professor.

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Dr Pilar Caamaño Sobrino


Pilar Caamaño Sobrino is a Computer Scientist with a PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. She has more than 10 years' experience on Computational Intelligence and M&S. She is an M&S scientist at NATO STO CMRE, focusing her research on the use of M&S for VV&A, CD&E, or planning.


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dannyDr Daniel Lacks, Chief Scientist, Cole Engineering Services Inc

Dr. Daniel Lacks is the Chief Scientist at Cole Engineering Services, Inc and lead of the Clime project. Dr. Lacks spent the last 17 years as an engineer on US DoD programs to include the Synthetic Natural Environment (SNE) team on the WARfighter's SIMulation and JSIMS programs.

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Dr Arne Norlander, CEO & Chief Science Officer, NORSECON

Dr. Norlander has over twenty years of experience from senior and executive levels in the military and public sector, with significant international impact.  He has authored more than sixty scientific publications in Human Factors, Cognitive Systems Engineering, and Organizational Performance. He is active as a researcher, analyst, author and scholar.

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2020 Exhibition opening times:

Tue 28 April
Wed 29 April 
Thu 30 April 

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ExCeL London
Royal Victoria Dock
1 Western Gateway
Royal Docks
E16 1XL

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