Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania
Prof. Aelita Skaržauskienė is the Head of the Social Technologies LAB at Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania. She is also leading the Programme of Communication and Information Management Technologies at Kaunas University of Technology. Her main research interests are digital co-creation, collective decision-making, and decentralized governance. She has developed a Collective Intelligence Monitoring Technique for evaluation of networked platforms. She is a member of scientific committees of different scientific conferences and journals, a part of PhD Students Society, and a guest lecturer at international PhD schools. She has developed her scientific competencies during internships at a.o. MIT and Washington University, USA, and universities in South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand and Italy. She received a diploma for Cluster Facilitator at the IESE Business School in Barcelona. At present, she is leading the international interdisciplinary ERA-NET project “C3PLACES – using ICT for developing inclusive public spaces”, and is representing Lithuania in two COST networks. As a Social Technologies advisor, she is engaged in building up the platform Tenzorum, which will enable a decentralized access to the Blockchain products.
Note: Monika Mačiulienė (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania) replaces Aelita Skaržauskienė as speaker.