Permanent Scientific Director

Dr. Karim Gherab

Dr. Karim Gherab Martín
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Spain)

Dr. Karim Gherab Martín is a professor at the Faculty of Humanities of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. He holds a degree in Theoretical Physics and a PhD in Philosophy of Science and Technology. He has been a visiting professor at prestigious universities such as Harvard University (2008-2009), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2010) and Paris-Diderot University in Paris (2013). He has been an associate professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and at the Universidad del País Vasco, researcher at the CSIC (2011-2013), and has done consultancy work for Indra, Telefonica, Atos-Origin and Accenture. In 2005 he received the Everis Foundation Essay Prize for El templo del saber: Hacia la Biblioteca digital universal (2006, Ed. Deusto).

Scientific Director of the 2019 Edition

Dr. Karim Gherab

Prof. Mario Toboso Martín, PhD
Spanish National Research Council CSIC (Spain)

Mario Toboso Martín is Tenured Scientist at the Department of Science, Technology & Society in the Institute of Philosophy of the Spanish National Research Council (Spanish: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC). He got the Degree in Physics at the University of Salamanca, Spain, the PhD at the same university (Department of Philosophy, Logic and Philosophy of Science) and the Master’s degree in “Design for All and Accessibility to ICT” at the EOI Bussiness School, Madrid. His research topics focus on: Studies on Science, Technology & Society; Disability Studies; Disability in Amartya Sen’s Approach; Studies on Functional Diversity; Accessibility and Inclusive Designs; Social and Community Innovation; Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Time.

Scientific Committee

Prof. Mario Biagioli

Mario Biagioli,

University of California, Davis, USA

Prof. Javier Echeverría

Javier Echeverría,

Ikerbasque, Spain.

Prof. Javier Echeverría

Mónica Edwards,

CEO of miValu, Spain

Prof. Roberto Feltrero

Roberto Feltrero,

Instituto Superior de Formación Docente Salomé Ureña, Dominican Republic.

Prof. Jesús Miguel Flores Vivar

Jesús Miguel Flores,

Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain.

Prof. Jean-Claude Guédon

Jean-Claude Guédon,

University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada.

Prof. Lorenzo Magnani

Lorenzo Magnani,

Universidad de Pavia, Pavia, Italy.

Prof. Silvia Lago Martínez

Silvia Lago,

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Prof. Alfred Nordmann

Alfred Nordmann,

Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany.

Prof. Carmen Salgado Santamaría

Carmen Salgado,

Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain.

Prof. Carmen Salgado Santamaría

Mario Toboso,

Spanish National Research Council CSIC, Madrid, Spain.

Prof. Paula Urze

Paula Urze,

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.

Prof. Luisa Veloso

Luisa Veloso,

ISCTE-IUL – Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.

Prof. Langdon Winner

Langdon Winner,

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, USA.