Ponentes invitados

Cosette Castro
Cosette Castro
Universidade Católica de Brasília (UCB) - Brasil

Postdoctora en Comunicación para el Desarrollo Regional – Cátedra de la Unesco en Comunicación/Brasil; Doctora en Comunicación – UAB, España; Docente en la Maestría en Comunicación en la Universidade Católica de Brasília (UCB); Coordinadora del Observatorio Latinoamericano de las Industrias de Contenidos Digitales (OLAICD);vicecoordinadora del GI de Comunicación Digital de la Asociación Latinoamericana de Investigadores en Comunicación (ALAIC). Tiene 7 libros publicados, siendo dos en inglês y cerca de 100 artículos publicados en Portugués, Español e Inglés.

Dr. Pablo Cesar
Dr. Pablo Cesar
CWI. Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica

Pablo Cesar leads Distributed and Interactive Systems group (http://www.dis.cwi.nl) at CWI (The National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science in the Netherlands). Pablo‘s research focuses on modelling and controlling complex collections of media objects (including real-time media and sensor data) that are distributed in time and space. His fundamental interest is in understanding how different customizations of such collections affect the user experience. Pablo is the PI of a Public Private Partnership project (2014-2016) with Xinhuanet and participates as PI as well in very successful EU-funded projects like REVERIE and Vconect. He has (co)-authored over 100 articles. He is member of the editorial board of, among others, ACM Transactions on Multimedia (TOMM). Pablo has given tutorials about social television in prestigious conferences such as ACM Multimedia, CHI, and the WWW conference. He acted as an invited expert at the European Commission‘s Future Media Internet Architecture Think Tank and participates in standardisation activities at MPEG (point-cloud compression) and ITU (QoE for multi-party tele-meetings).

Valia Merino
Valia Merino
Optiva Media

Mr. Valia Merino Vallina is the Chairman of a Board of Directors of Optiva Media. Responsible of planning, financial control of the company, corporate strategy and institutional relationships. Directly supervises the Administration and Human Resources Department whilst managing several sales/commercial accounts.

He has more than 20 years of professional experience in different companies. Focusing on labour technologies and as a Business Consultant . He has joined Cap Gemini Optiva Media, where he served as a Manager of the E-business projects in the Insurance and E-Government sectors. He used to work in Ernst&Young as a Senior Consultant on SAP projects, and also on the Spanish Knowledge Management for EMEA SAP Knowledge Managers Network.

Valia holds a Master’s Degree in Geography and History from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), and a Master of Business Administration degree from Industrial Organization School of Madrid.

Jordi Payo
Jordi Payo
Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals (CCMA)

Jordi Payo es Ingeniero en Organitzación por la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Jefe de proyectos de investigación y desarrollo en TVC, actualmente coordina los proyectos TVRING y HBB4ALL. Está especializado en investigación y transferencia de tecnologia con grupos de investigación de universitades y de terceros industriales. Ha desarrollado estos proyectos en los campos de la accesibilidad, las redes sociales, procesado de audio, tecnologies 3D i meteorologia entre otros. A lo largo de su carrera ha trabajado tanto en los ámbitos de la producción, difusión como en TI. Empezó su trayectoria el año 1985 en TV3, Televisió de Catalunya, SA, donde ha ejercido diferentes responsabilidades en el despliegue la televisión en abierto.

Susanne Heijstraten
Susanne Heijstraten
NPO (Nederlandse Publieke Omroep) - Connected TV

Online consultant and project manager. I have been working in the Media and Broadcast Industry for more than 15 years. I worked for both Dutch Commercial (SBS) and Public TV Broadcasters (NCRV and NPO) with a specialisation in websites, mobile apps, interactive TV and second screen applications. For the European TV-RING project I am coordinating three Dutch pilots regarding HbbTV. I studied Communication Sciences at the University of Amsterdam with a Master in New media.

Enrique Criado
Enrique Criado
http://www.stereographer.eu/

Experienced Stereoscopic Supervisor & S3D Consultant has been working with studios, producers, and directors on stereoscopic films, live 3D Events, and 3DTV projects, connecting narrative to stereography, improving workflow and optimizing S3D implementation
costs, from concept through post and delivery, since 1995.

Also supervising stereography on computer graphics , realtime projects, and visual effects posts houses, he developed his own tools for live action shooting including 3D rigs, 3D live alignment software, 3D underwater housing, but also tools to improve live and post stereo corrections and techniques.

He has participated in the most important industry events by giving speeches, conferences or even with his publications (IBC, Broadcast, SD&A, DGA Digital Day, SMPTE), awarded as the one with the best use of 3D Stereo in the Stereoscopic Displays and Applications 2008, USA, and supervising stereography for the 3D Olympics Broadcasting, London 2012.