Carlos M. Travieso-González received the M.Sc. degree in 1997 in Telecommunication Engineering at Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain; and Ph.D. degree in 2002 at University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC-Spain). He is Head of Signals and Communications Department at ULPGC, Associate Professor from 2001 in ULPGC and accredited as Full Professor by the Spanish Government; teaching subjects on signal processing and learning theory. His research lines are biometrics, biomedical signals and images, data mining, classification system, signal and image processing, machine learning, and environmental intelligence. He has researched in more than 48 International and Spanish Research Projects, some of them as head researcher. He is co-author of 4 books, co-editor of 22 Proceedings Book, Guest Editor for 6 JCR-ISI international journals and up to 20 book chapters. He has over 400 papers published in international journals and conferences (66 of them indexed on JCR – ISI - Web of Science). He has published 6 patents and two more is under revision on Spanish Patent and Trademark Office. He has been supervisor on seven PhD Thesis (10 more in process), and 130 Master Thesis. He is founder of The IEEE IWOBI conference series and President of its Steering Committee, founder of The InnoEducaTIC conference series and founder of The APPIS conference series. He has been reviewer in different indexed international journals (<65) and conferences (<180) since 2001. He is member of IASTED Technical Committee on Image Processing from 2007 and member of IASTED Technical Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems from 2011. He will be APPIS 2019 General Chair, and was IEEE-IWOBI 2018 General Chair, APPIS 2018 General Chair, InnoEducaTIC 2017 General Chair, IEEE-IWOBI 2017 General Chair, IEEE-IWOBI 2015 General Chair, InnoEducaTIC 2014 General Chair, IEEE-IWOBI 2014 General Chair, IEEE-INES 2013 General Chair, NoLISP 2011 General Chair, JRBP 2012 General Chair and IEEE-ICCST 2005 Co-Chair. He is Associate Editor on Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience journal (Hindawi), and evaluator on European Projects (H2020), ANECA (Spain), DAAD (Germany), MRC (UK), and other institutions of other countries. He was Vice-Dean from 2004 to 2010 in Higher Technical School of Telecommunication Engineers in ULPGC; and Vice-Dean of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies from March 2013 to November 2017.