JATS-Con 2022 Contributors List
Jeffrey Beck, NCBI/NLM/NIH
Jeff is a Technical information Specialist and Program Head for Literature at the National Center for Biotechnology Information
at the US National Library of Medicine. He has been involved in the PubMed Central project since it began in 2000. He has
been working in print and then electronic journal publishing since the early 1990s. Currently he is co-chair of the NISO Z39.96
JATS Standing Committee, is a member of the JATS4Reuse Steering Committee, and is a BELS-certified Editor in the Life Sciences.
Milos Cuculovic, IRIMAS, University of Haute-Alsace
Milos joined MDPI in January 2012. He graduated from the University of Haute Alsace, France, the same year and holds an honors
Master degree in Computer Sciences. In September 2016, Milos obtained the PMP certificate from the Project Management Institute.
From September 2016 to September 2019, Milos also acted as director of the MDPI Belgrade branch office where he was in charge
of the overall office coordination involving HR, training, business decisions, etc. In October 2019, Milos started a PhD degree
working on document comparioson and artificial intelligence applications within the academic publishing. Currently, Milos
is on the Board of Directors and acts as the Director of Information Security at MDPI.
Joni Dames, Inera | An Atypon Company
Maxime Devanne, IRIMAS, University of Haute-Alsace
Maxime Devanne is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Université de Haute Alsace and IRIMAS Laboratory (MSD team).
His research interests are mainly focused on computer vision and machine learning through the analysis of depth images, 3D
videos, time series and human body motion. Maxime works on various application fields like medicine, robotics, ambient assisted
living and autonomous vehicles.
Frédéric Fondement, IRIMAS, University of Haute-Alsace
Frédéric Fondement is a research and teaching assistant in the computer science and control department of the ENSISA engineering
school. His area of interest includes model- and language-driven software engineering. He received in 2007 his PhD. from the
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) for his work on concrete syntaxes for modeling languages, and in
2000 his engineering degree from the University of Mulhouse. In 2002 he was a research engineer at INRIA Rennes where he developed
a model transformation language. In 2000-2001 he was part of the research and development team of ObjeXion Software where
he developed a web application modeler.
Mark Gross, Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL)
A recognized authority on XML implementation and digital transformations. Mark's experience and leadership focuses on developing
and delivering technology-driven solutions. Under his direction, DCL uses the latest innovations in artificial intelligence,
including machine learning and natural language processing, to help businesses structure data and content for modern technologies
Michel Hassenforder, IRIMAS, University of Haute-Alsace
Michel Hassenforder is full time professor at Université de Haute Alsace since 1998. His research activities are in software
engineering: on object architectures, software modeling and metamodeling (MDE), language engineering and modeling based on
ontologies. In recent years, Michel's researches includes also artificial intelligence and deep learning dedicated to software
Albert Krewinkel, Pandoc development team
Albert is a molecular biologist turned mathematician turned software engineer. He is a passionate open source contributor
with a special interest in open science and publishing workflows. Albert serves as a core developer for the universal document
converter "pandoc" and co-founded the "Single-Source Publishing Community" network, a collective that furthers the exchange
about modern publishing approaches.
Vincent Lizzi, Taylor & Francis
Cindy Maisannes, CFA Institute
Cindy Maisannes is the Senior Manager for Publishing and Technology at CFA Institute, where for 14 years, she has supported
the production of books and journals in digital and print formats, fueled by (what were then) the purple and green tag sets.
Prior to her work at CFA Institute, she collaborated with faculty, staff, and students to build digital scholarly text projects
at the Electronic Text Center and the Scholars' Lab at the University of Virginia Library.
Chandi Perera, Typefi, Inc.
Chandi Perera is a repeat offender at JATS-Con having presented at a number of times at this conference before. He has worked
with NLM, JATS and BITS and their derivative DTDs for many years and has over 18 years of publishing and media technology
experience. Chandi is the CEO of Typefi Systems and has been instrumental in introducing new publishing technologies to organizations
around the world. Before becoming Typefi Systems CEO in 2006, Mr Perera was the principal of Perera Consulting Group and prior
to that finished a five-year role as the CIO for Lonely Planet Publications. He has also acted as a technology consultant
to corporations and government agencies around the world. Mr Perera is a frequent conference speaker in the areas of content
management, publishing, media, XML, structured content and digital rights management. Mr Perera is a board member of a number
of industry bodies and has degrees in Engineering and Computer Science.
Arfon Smith, Openjournals
Arfon founded the Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS), a developer friendly, open access journal for research software
packages, where he serves as editor-in-chief. Furthermore, Arfon is a Staff Product Manager for Data at GitHub, supporting
the work of data science and data engineering teams. Previously, he founded and led the Data Science Mission Office at STScI
in Baltimore―the home of Hubble Space Telescope and other flagship NASA science missions.
Dorothée Stadler, DOST Consult
Dorothée Stadler is an independent IT Project Manager and Business Analyst specialised in helping SDOs setup, design and support
their XML-based production chain, from Authoring all the way through to final publishing to customers. While working at ISO,
she was the Programme manager for the initial XML project and has now worked for over 10 years with SDOs around the world.
Dan Visel, CoKo Foundation
Dan Visel is a creative technologist. At the Coko Foundation, he's a developer on the Kotahi project. As part of the Institute
for the Future of the Book, he wrote and spoke extensively about the changing nature of reading and writing. Besides working
with Coko, he's currently busy building digital projects for the National University of Singapore Press and is half of Circumference
Books, a press for poetry in translation.
Jonathan Weber, IRIMAS, University of Haute-Alsace
Jonathan Weber is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Université de Haute Alsace. He obtained his PhD degree in
Computer Science in 2011 from the Université de Strasbourg. His research interest are around the topics of Deep Learning,Time
series classification, Data Science, Image processing, Mathematical morphology and Pattern Recognition.