Joseph Seychell joined the Malta Communications Authority (‘MCA’) in 2016. He is Senior Manager, ICT & Digital Services and heads the Information Management and Development Unit. Amongst others, he is responsible for the national implementation of several technology-oriented regulations and directives. These include the eCommerce Directive, the Regulation on Electronic Identification, Authentication and Trust Services (‘eIDAS’) and the Directive on making the websites and mobile apps of public sector bodies more accessible. Joseph also manages a team of IT professionals who handle the day-to-day administration of the Authority’s IT systems providing the MCA with the supporting technologies needed to carry out its regulatory mandate.
The workshop will be delivered by Dr Chris Porter, a Senior Lecturer within the Faculty of ICT at the University of Malta. Chris has a PhD in Computer Science from University College London (UCL). His research is primarily in the field of Human-Computer Interaction, focusing on web accessibility, assistive technologies and software engineering. Chris also manages the Human Computer Interaction Lab within the Faculty of ICT.