PhD Student, The University of Melbourne
Xanthe Lowe-Brown is a PhD candidate in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Melbourne, holding a PhD scholarship from the Centre for AI and Digital Ethics (CAIDE). Working with an exceptional interdisciplinary supervision team - Dr Greg Wadley (Human-Computer Interaction), Dr Solange Glasser (Music Psychology) and A/Prof Peter Koval (Psychology), Xanthe’s PhD aims to enhance wellbeing outcomes for music listeners by improving recommendation algorithms used by music streaming services such as Spotify to recommend music helps users regulate their emotions. Xanthe completed a Bachelor of Music Performance (Contemporary Guitar) at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in 2021 and her Honour's thesis on the individual differences in the experience of Musically-Evoked Chills in 2022, alongside Dr Solange Glasser.
Professor of Toxicology and Biochemistry, Université Paris Cité
Xavier Coumoul is a professor of toxicology and biochemistry at Université Paris Cité and co-leads the toxicology - ecotoxicology master of the university. His research focuses on the characterization of the modes of action of environmental contaminants. He leads the INSERM METATOX team which focuses on various pathologies including cancer and metastasis formation, chronic liver diseases and neurodegenerative diseases. Metabolic deregulations are one of the most studied modes of action of his team. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in the field of cellular and molecular toxicology. He is also an expert in environmental health for the university and INSERM, having participated in two INSERM collective reports and having been interviewed by numerous media. He has also held positions of responsibility for the university (board of directors and vice-president) as well as a strong involvement in educational innovation.
Lecturer in Interaction Design, Monash University
Xavier Ho is a creative designer and a games researcher at Monash University’s XYX Lab and SensiLab. He is the Junior Visiting Chair in Sexuality Studies at the Hunt-Simes Institute within the University of Sydney. He leads the curatorial team to produce Pride at Play with the Sydney Games and Play Lab and other independent game curators and makers. He is a finalist in the 2020 Victorian Premier Design Awards, and also one of the recipients of the inaugural CSIRO Medal for Diversity and Inclusion for his contribution in raising awareness for LGBTQIA+ issues in the organisation. In his free time, he enjoys barebow recurve archery with his boyfriend.
Research associate, University of Notre Dame Australia
Xavier Symons is a research associate with the Institute for Ethics and Society. Xavier has a masters degree in philosophy from the University of Sydney, and is currently a PhD research student with the Centre for Moral Philosophy and Applied Ethics at the Australian Catholic University. In 2016 Xavier is a visiting scholar at Georgetown University’s Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics. He is also deputy editor of the online bioethics news service BioEdge. Xavier has a strong background in the Catholic intellectual tradition, and has taught philosophy and Catholic social ethics at the Australian Catholic University.
The University of Western Australia
Xiaoling Guo is a PhD candidate in Marketing at the Business School at the University of Western Australia. She is a researcher in the areas of social marketing, social media, influencer marketing, and QCA (Qualitative comparative analysis) methodology.
Postdoctoral Researcher in Outcomes and Translational Sciences, The Ohio State University
Dr. Oyarzun is a pharmacist from Chile, with a Master’s in Epidemiology from the University of Louisville, and a PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Kentucky. She is currently a post-doctoral research fellow at The Ohio State University in Dr. Donneyong’s Laboratory. Her research has focused on medication use and cognitive decline in the geriatric population. Currently, she is studying drug-drug interactions, medication adherence, and deprescribing interventions among the elderly.
Architecture and Urbanism Researcher, Toronto Metropolitan University
Architect from the University of Buenos Aires and a Master student in Regional and Urban Planning.
I am particularly passionate about living environments, person to person interaction and creating tools to understand multidisciplinary subjects. Working with Together Design Lab at Toronto Metropolitan University, my research focuses on student residences living spaces and the effect on student performance and well-being.
Catedrático de Historia del Arte Moderno; director del Centre d'Art d'Època Moderna (CAEM) de la UdL, Universitat de Lleida
Estudios de Posgrado en la Universidad de Nápoles y la Academia de España en Roma. Antiguo Director del Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia. Investigador Principal del Grupo de Investigación de la Generalitat de Catalunya “Art i Cultura d’Època Moderna” (ACEM). Miembro de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos de Valencia. Premio ICREA Acadèmia de la Generalitat de Catalunya. Ha escrito más de 25 libros y unos 100 artículos especializados.
Senior Lecturer of Environmental Planning, University of Waikato
Xinyu Fu is currently a senior lecturer of environmental planning at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. He is primarily interested in planning issues related to water such as flooding and sea-level rise, and bridging novel AI technologies and planning practice. Xinyu is also an American Certified Planner, AICP.