Keynote Speakers

Assoc. Prof. Simon James Fong, University of Macau, China

Simon Fong graduated from La Trobe University, Australia, with a 1st Class Honours BEng. Computer Systems degree and a PhD. Computer Science degree in 1993 and 1998 respectively. Simon is now working as an Associate Professor at the Computer and Information Science Department of the University of Macau. He is a co-founder of the Data Analytics and Collaborative Computing Research Group in the Faculty of Science and Technology. Prior to his academic career, Simon took up various managerial and technical posts, such as systems engineer, IT consultant and e-commerce director in Australia and Asia. Dr. Fong has published over 373 international conference and peer-reviewed journal papers, mostly in the areas of data mining, data stream mining, big data analytics, meta-heuristics optimization algorithms, and their applications. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Network and Computer Applications of Elsevier, IEEE IT Professional Magazine, and various special issues of SCIE-indexed journals.


Assoc. Prof. Jingzhi Guo, University of Macau, China

Dr. Jingzhi Guo is an associate professor of e-commerce technology at University of Macau, Macao. He received his PhD in Internet computing and e-commerce in 2005 at Griffith University, Australia, MSc in computation at University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK, and bachelor of economics at University of International Business and Economics, China. Prior to his PhD research, he had more than 12 years of working experiences in international trade, business management, production management, and software development in the positions of sales manager, marketing manager, managing director, software developer, and chief technology officer. His current research interests are focused on semantic integration, virtual world and e-commerce technology for e-business engineering and next generation e-commerce platform.