Program Committee

Organizing Committee

Barbara Guidi ( is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Pisa. She received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Pisa, Italy, in 2007 and 2011, respectively. She received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Pisa, in 2015. 

She was a Co-Chair for the conference EAI GoodTechs 2017, and Co-Chair of several workshops. She has been involved in the TPC of several International conferences and workshops, and has been a reviewer for relevant journals, such as IEEE Access, and Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (CCPE). She received three Best Paper Awards: at the International Conference DCNET 2013, at the workshop LSDVE 2017, and at LSDVE 2018. Her current research interests include Blockchain Social Media, P2P networks, complex networks, Social Network Analysis, Decentralized Online Social Networks, dynamic community detection.

Laura Ricci ( is Professor in Computer Science at the University of Pisa, Italy. She received the M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Pisa in 1983 and the Ph.D. from the same University, in 1990. She is currently Associate Professor at the “Department of Computer Science”,”University of Pisa”, Italy. Her research interests include distributed systems, peer-to-peer networks, cryptocurrencies and blockchains and social network analysis. In these fields, she has co-authored 100+ papers published on international journals and conference/workshop proceedings. She has served as program committee member and chair of several conferences. In particular, she has been Program Chair of the 19th edition of “DAIS, International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems”. She is the organizer of the LSDVE, Large Scale Distributed Environments workshop, held in conjunction with EUROPAR conference. She has been involved in several research projects and she is currently the local coordinator of the H2020 European Project “Helios: A context aware Distributed Networking Framework”.

Andrea Michienzi, Department of Computer Science, University of Pisa ( ( ). Andrea Michienzi received his PhD in Computer Science at the UniversitĂ  di Pisa in July 2021, and currently holds a post-doc position in the same university. His main research interests include dynamics of socio-economic networks, enabling technologies for the metaverse, and the application of the blockchain to social networking platforms. He is one of the organizers of the Open Challenges in Online Social Networks workshop.

Technical Program Committee (Tentative)

  • Barbara Guidi – University of Pisa, Italy
  • Andrea Michienzi – University of Pisa, Italy
  • Laura Ricci – University of Pisa, Italy
  • Kevin Matthe Caramancion – University of Wisconsin–Stout, USA
  • Marco Furini – University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Ombretta Gaggi – University of Padua, Italy
  • Carlos Henrique Gomes Ferreira – Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brasil
  • Katerina Katsarou – Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
  • Kevin Koidl – Trinity College of Dublin, Ireland
  • Silvia Mirri – University of Bologna, Italy
  • Mikolaj Morzy, University of Technology, Poznan, Poland
  • Catia Prandi – University of Bologna, Italy
  • Radu Prodan – University of Alpen-Adria, Austria
  • Nikos Sarris – CERTH Thessaloniki – Greece
  • Michele Tomaiuolo – University of Parma, Italy
  • Marco Viviani – University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
  • Matteo Zignani – University of Milano, Italy