Barbora Buhnova is an Associate Professor and Vice-Dean at Masaryk University (MU), Faculty of Informatics (FI MU) in Brno. Following her research stays in Germany and Australia, she now leads multiple research teams at Faculty of Informatics MU (software architecture) and Czech CyberCrime Centre of Excellence C4e (critical infrastructures). She is the chair of the Association of Industrial Partners at FI MU (with 30 companies) and stands behind numerous courses reflecting modern technologies that she introduced at FI MU. Next to her academic activities, she is passionate about tech education among general public, being a Co-Founding and Governing Board member of Czechitas, a non-profit organisation aiming at making IT skills more accessible to youth and women (with 30,000+ graduates). She is a member of multiple initiatives engaging more women in tech (e.g. Informatics Europe working group Women in Informatics Research and Education (WIRE), EUGAIN: European Network for Gender Balance in Informatics) reaching across the entire Europe. Within EUGAIN, which involves 38 European countries to share best practices on the topic, she is the Vice-Chair of the whole network.
Ivo Vondrák, Governor, Moravian-Silesian Region, Member of Parliament, Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic (Czech Republic)
Minna Kelhä, Director-General, Finnish National Agency for Education (Finland)
Vojtěch Petráček, Rector, Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic)
Barbora Bühnová, Co-founder of Czechitas, Vice-Dean, Masaryk University (Czech Republic)
Petr Jonák, Member of the Board of Directors, Confederation of Industry and Transport (Czech Republic)
Bohumil Kartous, Director, Prague Innovation Institute (Czech Republic)