Program Committees and Service

Over the years, I have served in the Organizing and/or Program Committee of many of conferences, as seen below.

In addition, I am involved in numerous advisory committees and expert groups:

Advisory Committees/Expert Groups
-Spanish Government
Member of a High-Level Advisory Board to the Spanish Government regarding Spain’s strategic plan in Scientific and Technology Research and Innovation (2017-2020)
Member of a High-Level Expert Group to advise the Spanish Government Secretary of State in Digital Agenda to draft a white paper on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data (2017-18)

-Valencian Government

Member of a High-Level Advisory Board to the Valencian President on COVID-19 (2020-present)
Commissioner for the President of the Valencian Region on AI Strategy and Data Science against COVID-19 (2020-present). Honorary position to define and lead the research carried out by a 20+ expert team of volunteers working on Data Science to help flight COVID-19 in four areas: large-scale human mobility modeling,
computational epidemiological models, predictive models, and citizen science
-Catalan Government
Member of the Advisory Board to the Observatory of Ethics in AI from the Catalan Government (2020-present)
- World Economic Forum
Member of the Global Future Council in New Metrics at the World Economic Forum (2018-2019)

-French Government
Member of the Chaires of Artificial Intelligence (2019)
- European Commission

Member of the High-Level Expert Group on ¨Business to Government Data Sharing¨ (2018-2020) and reserve member of the High-Level Expert Group on “Artificial Intelligence” (2018-2019)

-Belgian Government

Member of the external Advisory Committee on the ethical use of mobile data to fight against COVID-19 (2020)

-European Central Bank

Spanish representative of the ECB’s Eurobank theme advisory group to help redesign the euro banknotes by 2024 (2021-2022)

-Canadian Government
Member of CIFAR's International Scientific Advisory Committee (ISAC) for the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy (2022-present)



-Advisor to Mahindra Comviva (2018-present), Digital Future Society (2018-present), The Collider (2019-present) and the Initiative for Analytics and Data Science Standards IADSS (2019-present)
-Member of the external Advisory Committee on Ethics in Artificial Intelligence at the Lawyers Mutuality (2019-present)
-Member of the Future Trends Forum at the Bankinter Innovation Foundation (2006-present)
-Member of the Ethics Panel at the Orange D4D (2015)
-Fellow Director of the Women and Engineering Program at the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering (2020-present)


Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of:
- ETIC Department at the Universidad Pompeu Fabra (2013-present):
eHealth Center at the UOC (2017-present);
Informatics Department at Kings College London (2018-2019);
- LASIGE Department at the University of Lisbon (2017-present);
CITIC in La Coruña (2018-2023);
Gadea Science Foundation (2019-present);
Women at the Table (2019-present);
ONGAWA (2020-present);
-  Initiative for Analytics and Data Science Standards (IADSS) (2020-present);
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Alcoy campus) (2019-present);
Degree of Data Science and Engineering at the Universidad Carlos III (2017)
- Dept Informatics in King's College London (2018-2019)
Universidad Oberta Catalunya (UOC) Avanza Project at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (2009)
Robotics campus at the University of Girona (2020-present)
Technological Humanism Forum at ESADE (2020-present)
Digital Future Society (2019-present)
Rafael del Pino Chair on Emergent Technologies (2020-present)
BIT Habitat at the Barcelona Townhall (2020-present)
Urban AI (2020-present)
IFIC (Corpuscular Physics Institute), Univ of Valencia (2020-present)

 I was honored to serve as a member of the ACM IUI oversight committee created in 2012 and commissioned to provide recommendations to the SIGART and SIGCHI leadership on how to best evolve the structure of IUI to help it continue to be a strong and successful conference

I serve in the Editorial Board of ACM TOMM, TELOS magazine, Learning Inquiry Magazine, Frontiers of Digital Health, IEEE TCSS, Foundations and Trends in HCI and ACM IMWUT (journal on Ubiquitous computing linked to ACM Ubicomp conference). 

I am guest editor for the ITU Journal "ICT Discoveries", special issue on "Data for Good" (2018) and editor of the Pervasive Computing Journal, special issue on "Conversational User Interfaces and Interactions" (2018) and special issue on "Out-of-the-lab Research" (2022). I am a guest editor of the Communications of the ACM Special Regional Issue on Europe and Israel (2022)

I am a reviewer of MIT TR35 Young Innovator Awards (Spain and Latino America editions) since 2015.

I am a reviewer of ACM Future of Computing Academy 2017, ACM KDD PhD dissertation award (2017, 2018), French National Research Agenda on AI (2019), TheWeb Conference Best Paper Award (2022)

I teach in the Artificial Intelligence course organized by the International University of La Rioja (UNIR)

I have served in the PhD thesis committee of the thesis of Jose Luis Landabaso (UPC'08), Pere Obrador (UPC'11), Juan Pablo Carrascal (UPF'15), Ruth Garcia Gavilanes (UPF'15), Janette Lehman (UPF'15), Albert Aminen (ESADE'17), Taras Agryzkov (Univ Alicante'18), Marie Al-Ghossein (ParisTech'19) and Aurelia Busto (UA'19), among others

I have served in the Full Professor evaluation committee of Prof. Oscar Camara (UPF'19) and Davinia Hernandez (UPF'19)

Conference Chairing

ICCV 2025General co-chair
ECML-PKDD 2021Program co-chair
ACM IUI 2020General co-chair
ECAI 2020Associate chair
TheWeb 2019 (formerly ACM WWW) Sponsorship co-chair
ACM Mobile HCI 2018General co-chair
ACM Multimedia 2017Track co-chair
EAI Pervasive Health 2017General co-chair
IEEE ICDM 2016Demo Track co-chair
IEEE Mobile Data Management  2016Industrial Track co-chair
ACM DH  2016Track co-chair
ACM Digital Health 2015 (co-located with WWW 2015)Track Chair (mobile and wearables)
1st Int. Workshop on Telco-Data Driven Innovations in ICDM 2014 Workshop Co-chair and founder
ACM MM 2014Track Co-chair and founder (Big and Broad Multimedia)
ACM WWW 2013Track Co-chair (HCI and Mobile Computing)
ACM ICMI 2012Area chair
ACM IUI 2012Program Committee and Doctoral Symposium Co-chair
ACM ICMI 2011Sponsorship Co-chair and Program Committee
UMAP 2011General Co-chair
IJCAI 2011Industry Day Co-chair
ACM MobileHCI 2010 Associate Chair
ACM MIR 2010Technical Program Co-Chair
ACM IUI 2009 Technical Program Co-Chair

Program Committees

The Web Conference 2023 Senior Program Committee
IMWUT 2022 Editorial board / program committee
NeurIPS 2022 Associate Chair (Datasets and Benchmarks track)
ACM RecSys 2022 Senior Program Committee
ECML-PKDD 2022 Senior Program Committee
KDD 2022 Senior Program Committee
TheWeb 2021 (former ACM WWW) Senior Program Committee
KDD 2020 Senior Program Committee
ACM RecSys 2019 Senior Program Committee
ACM KDD 2019 Best PhD dissertation award jury member
ACM KDD 2019 Senior Program Committee
ACM Digital Health 2019 Senior Program Committee
ACM IUI 2019 Senior Program Committee
ACM WWW 2019 Senior Program Committee
ACM Digital Health 2018 Senior Program Committee
IMWUT 2018Program Committee
ACM KDD 2018Senior Program Committee
AAAI 2018Program Committee
ACM IUI 2018Senior Program Committee
ACM WWW 2018Senior Program Committee
UAI 2017Senior Program Committee
SocInfo 2017Program Committee
ACM CIKM 2017Program Committee
ACM IUI 2018Senior Program Committee
ACM Digital Health 2017Senior Program Committee
ACM WWW 2017Senior Program Committee
ACM MobileHCI 2017Program Committee
IEEE Mobile Data Management (MDM) 2017Program Committee
ACM IUI 2017Senior Program Committee
AAAI 2017Program Committee
SocInfo 2016Program Committee (best reviewer recognition)
Workshop on Big Data and Deep Learning in HPC 2016Program Committee
ACM Digital Health 2016Program Committee
ACM RecSys 2016Program Committee
ACM MobileHCI  2016Program Committee
ACM Ubicomp  2016Program Committee
AAAI  ICWSM  2016Senior Program Committee
ACM WWW 2016Senior Program Committee
AAAI  2016Program Committee
ACM IUI 2016Senior Program Committee
IEEE Smart Cities 2015Program Committee
ACM RecSys 2015Program Committee
UAI 2015Senior Program Committee
ECML-PKDD 2015Senior Program Committee
ACM Ubicomp 2015Program Committee
ACM MobileHCI 2015Senior Program Committee
ACM IUI 2015Senior Program Committee
AAAI ICWSM 2015 Senior Program Committee
NetMob 2015Program Committee
3rd Int. Workshop on Socially-Aware Multimedia in ACM MM 2014Program Committee
IEEE IWMV 2014Program Committee
ACM Ubicomp 2014Program Committee
AAAI ICWSM 2014Program Committee
UAI 2014Program Committee
ACM RecSys 2014Program Committee
IEEE ICASSP 2014Program Committee
ACM WWW 2014Program Committee
ACM IUI 2014Senior Program Committee
AAAI 2013 Senior Program Committee
UAI 2013Senior Program Committee
NetMob 2013 Program Committee
ACM MM 2012Program Committee
ACM MobileHCI 2012Program Committee
UAI 2012Senior Program Committee
PervasiveHealth 2012 Program Committee
IEEE IWMV 2011 (in ICCV 2011) Program Committee
SocialUrb 2011Program Committee
NetMob 2011 Program Committee
ACM Ubicomp 2011Program Committee
ACM RecSys 2011Program Committee
ACM Multimedia 2011Program Committee
IEEE SSCI 2011Program Committee
OZCHI 2011Program Committee
ACM MobileHCI 2011Program Committee
MONET 2011Program Committee
AAAI 2011 (PGAI Track)Program Committee
IEEE CVPR 2011Program Committee
ACM IUI 2011Program Committee
NetMob 2010 Program Committee
UMAP 2010Program Committee
ACM WWW 2010Program Committee
SocialCom 2010Program Committee
Interaccion 2010Program Committee
IEEE ICPR 2010Program Committee
ACM IUI 2010Program Committee
AMR 2009 Program Committee
ACM Multimedia 2009Program Committee
ACM ICMI-MLMI 2009 Program Committee
International Workshop on Video 2009Event Co-organizer
IEEE ICCV 2009Program Committee
ACM MM 2009Program Committee
IJCAI 2009 Program Committee
Interaccion 2009Program Committee
UMAP 2009 Program Committee
LOCA 2009 Program Committee
AAAI-SpringSymp 2009 Program Committee
MMM 2009 Program Committee
PervasiveHealth 2009 Program Committee
AAAI 2008 Program Committee
CSTST 2008 Program Committee

In addition, I am a regular reviewer for the CVPR, CHI, IJCAI, AAAI, IUI, MobileHCI, Interaccion, NIPS, ICML, ISWC, ICMI, Pervasive, Ubicomp, PervasiveHealth conferences and IEEE TPAMI, IEEE TMM, IEEE TCSVT, Pervasive Mobile Computing, etc....

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