Dr. Claus Atzenbeck holds a professor position at Hof University, Germany and is leading the Visual Analytics research group at the university’s Institute of Information Systems. His research interests in the field of hypermedia include spatial and navigational structures, spatial and temporal parsing for spatial hypertexts, and component-based hypertext systems. A specific focus of his work is on intelligent user interfaces for visual analytics. Dr. Atzenbeck has been involved in various tasks for the previous European Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) and the current European Programme Horizon 2020 including serving as an expert reviewer for proposals or as a collaborating researcher on projects.

Dr. Jessica Rubart is professor for business information systems at the Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL) University of Applied Sciences, Germany. She has a strong industry background as software architect, project manager, system analyst, and software developer. Her main research areas are flexible information systems, hypertext, groupware and knowledge management as well as software engineering. She is an active member of the Hypertext community for years. She has been program co-chair of Hypertext and Hypermedia 2006 as well as Hypertext and Social Media 2016.


  • Belinda Barnet, Swinburne University, Australia
  • Clare Hooper, UK
  • David Hicks, Texas A&M University Kingsville, USA
  • David Millard, University of Southampton, UK
  • Eelco Herder, Radboud Universiteit, The Netherlands
  • Ethan Munson, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
  • Jamie Blustein, Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Jill Walker Rettberg, University of Bergen, Norway
  • Kumiyo Nakakoji, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Manolis Tzagarakis, University of Patras, Greece
  • Mark Bernstein, Eastgate Systems, USA
  • Mark Weal, University of Southampton, UK
  • Martin Vesely, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Michael Granitzer, University of Passau, Germany
  • Niels Olof Bouvin, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Robert Mertens, HSW University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Rosemary Simpson, Brown University, USA
  • Siegfried Reich, Salzburg Research, Austria
  • Thomas Schedel, Hof University, Germany
  • Uffe Kock Wiil, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
  • Yeliz Yesilada, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • Yiwei Zhou, The Alan Turing Institute, UK