Keynote&Plenary Speakers for ICACER 2020
Prof. Marc Alier, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunia, BarcelonaTECH, Spain(UPC)
Biography: Marc Alier (1971) is an associate professor at UPC, book author, speaker, blogger, podcaster, and luthier. He received an engineering degree in computer science and a Ph.D. in Sustainable Development in the Polytechnical University of Catalonia (UPC). The last 20 years has worked in research and development related to the e-learning industry. He has participated in the development of several LMS and authoring tools and has been an online teacher. Since 2001, he has taught project management, information systems architectures, and computer science history and ethics. He is has been director of a master's programs in Mobile Apps Development, Business Intelligence, Cloud computing and Community Management at UPC School. Since early 2004, he has been a developer of the http://moodle.org community contributing with third-party modules and core functionalities such as the Wiki module and the Webservices architecture and the IMS LTI consumer. Alier is also a podcaster at http://mossegalapoma.cat and http://zetatesters.com. Author of more than 100 publications in conferences and Scientific Journals, is the lead researcher of the http://sushitos.essi.upc.edu research group and has been lead researcher of several research projects funded by the EU, the Spanish Government, and Google.