The ACM Distinguished Speakers Program Committee
The ACM Distinguished Speakers Program Committee is responsible for the oversight of the program, including reviewing its scope, procedures, policies and effectiveness. The Committee also reviews all nominations and decides which nominees to accept to the program.
ACM headquarters liaison to the committee: Cynthia Ryan
Georgia Koutrika is a Research Director at the ATHENA Research Center in Greece. An ACM member and IEEE senior member, she is an ACM SIGMOD Associate Information Director, and has served in various roles in conferences, including Associate Editor for VLDB 2019, Demo PC Co-Chair for ACM SIGMOD 2018, and General Co-Chair for ACM SIGMOD 2016. She organizes several workshops on databases, personalization and data exploration.