Title: "What other industries could learn from games industry"
Short CV: KooPee Hiltunen, Director, Neogames Finland Assn.
KooPee Hiltunen is the Director of Neogames Finland Association, Finnish Hub of Game Business, Research and Education. KooPee has been working in digital media industry since the beginning of 90/s and especially with games since 2004. KooPee is specialized in games industry development, games business and games exports. KooPee Hiltunen is also the spokesperson of theFinnish Game Developers Association, founding father and board member in EGDF (European Games Developer Federation), founding father and vice chairman of the board in NGI (Nordic Game Institute), founding father of IGDA Finland Association (International Game Developers Association) and Coordinator in Tekes (Finnish National Funding Agencyg of Technology and Innovation) game programme Skene.
Title: "Is there anything that isn't software?"
Short CV: Mike Hinchey, Lero-the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre
Mike Hinchey is Director of Lero-the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre and Professor of Software Engineering at University of Limerick, Ireland. Prior to joining Lero, Professor Hinchey was Director of the NASA Software Engineering Laboratory; he continues to serve as a NASA Expert. In 2009 he was awarded NASA's Kerley Award as Innovator of the Year. Hinchey holds a B.Sc. in Computer Systems from University of Limerick, an M.Sc. in Computation from University of Oxford and a PhD in Computer Science from University of Cambridge. The author/editor of more than 15 books and over 200 articles on various aspects of Software Engineering, at various times Hinchey previously held positions as Full Professor in Australia, UK, Sweden and USA. He is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Engineering Professional, Chartered Mathematician and Charted Information Technology Professional, as well as a Fellow of the IET, British Computer Society and Irish Computer Society. He is Vice President of IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) and Chair of the IFIP Technical Assembly.