Cloudscape Brazil 2014 Agenda

Cloudscape Brazil 2014 takes place on 20 October at the Auditorium RDC (Computer Science Department), PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.The agenda is still under construction but the speakers below already confirmed their presence. Please note that timing can also slightly change.

08:30–09:00
Registration
   
09:00–09:05

EUBrazilCloudConnect Welcome & Workshop introduction

Francisco Brasileiro, UFCG & EUBrazil Cloud Connect Brazilian coordinator

Session 1

09:05-10:30

RESPONDING TO GLOBAL SOCIAL CHALLENGES THROUGH INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

Opportunities & mutual topics for collaboration between Europe & Brazil with representatives from the European Commission and the Brazilian Government.

Chair: Fabrizio Gagliardi, Senior Strategy advisor at the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre and chair of EUBrazil Cloud Connect External Expert Committee (EEC)

09:05-09:25

The European eInfrastructure landscape and the opportunities with Brazil. Augusto de Albuquerque, EU Delegation to Brazil, Counsellor for Information Society and Media

09:25-09:45

High Performance Computing as Service for Scientific Applications. Bruno Schulze, Senior Researcher / Professor, National Laboratory for Scientific Computing (LNCC / MCT)

09:45-10:05

Cloud computing to assist Surveillance of Neglected Tropical Diseases: The Leishmaniasis Virtual Laboratory in the frame of EU Brazil Cloud Connect. Ignacio Blanquer, Associate Professor at the Technical University of Valencia and EUBrazil Cloud Connect European coordinator, and Israel Cruz, Senior Researcher, WHO Collaborating Centre for Leishmaniasis, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid

10:05-10:30 Moderated discussion

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break & Demo zone
 

Session 2

11:00-12:30

BUILDING COMMUNITIES: COLLABORATIVE STORIES SO FAR

Exploiting assets from EU-Brazil collaborative projects will be at the core of this panel discussion with the active participation of selected stakeholders from European and Brazilian user communities

Chair: Vincent Bréton, Research director of Grid and Cloud Institute at CNRS-IN2P3 and co-founder of the Healthgrid and WISDOM initiatives & EEC

11:00-11:05

Virtual_BiodiversityL@b and declic: a userfriendly galaxy platform for genomics and metagenomics taxonomic annotation. Alain Franc, Researcher at INRA-UMR Biogeco, France

11:05-11:10

eHealth: Past, Present & Future. Marco Antonio Gutierrez, Head of Informatics Division at Heart Institute (InCor), University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil

 

11:10-11:15

Fiocruz @Sky: responding to pressing demand for large scale analysis in the OMICS . Alberto Davila, Senior researcher, Lab of Computational and Systems Biology, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ Brazil

11:15-11:20

Relevant experiences from the LifeWatch infrastructure for biodiversity and ecosystem research. Wouter Los, LifeWatch biodiversity research infrastructure Coordinator

11:20-11:25

Multi-temporal data driven analyses to support Biodiversity and Climate Change research. A.C. Harry Seijmonsbergen, Assistant Professor, Computational Geo-Ecology (CGE) Research Group

11:25-12:00 Moderated discussion  

Cloudscape Brazil invited keynote

12:00-13:00

A STRATEGY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE BRAZILIAN ACADEMIC CLOUD

12:00-12:30

José Luiz Riberio Filho, Director of Services and Solutions of the Brazilian National Education and Research Network (RNP)

-> download RNP's paper

-> download RNP's presentation

12:30-13:00 Question & Answer time
13:00-14:00
Networking Lunch

Session 3

14:00-15:30

THE CLOUD SERVICE MARKET: DEMAND & SUPPLY PERSPECTIVES

Concise and catching presentations from European and Brazilian IT companies and start-ups, including spin-outs turning outstanding research results into innovative products and services.

Chair: Silvana Muscella, Managing Director and founder of Trust-IT Services & Coordinator, CloudWATCH

14:00-14:05

Start-Up Brasil: the national startup acceleration program of Brazil. Felipe Matos, COO of Start-Up Brasil, Brazil

14:05-14:10 Wayra: Telefonica's Business Accelerator for Digital Start-Ups.  Carlos Pessoa Filho, Country Manager of Wayra Brazil
14:10-14:15 Cloud 3.0: High Value Industry Cloud Transformation. Renato Cerqueira, Senior Research Manager, Natural  Resources Solutions, IBM Research Brazil  
14:15-14:20 Open Source Technology on Microsoft Cloud as a Platform for Research . Alessandro Jannuzzi, Microsoft  
14:20-14:25 VTX Brasil - Product Recognition Platform. Fernando Ponciano, Business Manager at VTX Brasil, Brazil  
14:25-14:30 Aentropico: Predictive Analytics in Latin America.  Sebastián Pérez Saaibi, CEO, Aentropico  
14:30-15:30

The experience of CloudWatch & CloudScout as potential enablers for cloud adoption presented by Silvana Muscella. Moderated discussion to follow.

 
15:30-16:00
Coffee break & Demo zone

Session 4

16:00-17:00

CROSS-BORDER CLOUD, DATA INFRASTRUCTURES & SECURITY CHALLENGES

Presentations from approaches that have already proven to be effective in European and Brazilian context of cloud federation. 

Chair: Alfonso Rios, Indra Sistemas, Spain

16:00-16:10

Fogbow: a middleware for the federation of private clouds. Francisco Brasileiro, Assistant Professor at the Computing ands System Department at UFCG & EUBrazil Cloud Connect Brazilian Coordinator

 

16:10-16:20

Cloud Computing Security – Advances & Challenges. Paulo Pagliusi, Ph.D., CISM – CSA BR Vice President

16:20-16:30 Fostering Cloud Computing in Latin America. Wilson Peres, Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC) (remote connection)  
16:30-16:40 Intercontinental Data Platforms for Global Challenges. Vincenzo Storti, Engineering do Brasil
16:40-16:50 Cloud computing in Brazil. Philipe Moura, GSMA, Brasilia, former Director, Techpolis Inc.  
16:50-17:00

Question & Answer time

 

Session 5

17:00-18:00

CONNECTING RESEARCH AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

Concluding panel discussion on how to support research & education with the cloud.  International experts from industry and research will provide their vision on the future of cloud computing.

Chair:  Priscila Barreto UnB, Brazil

PANEL DISCUSSION

An overview of EU-Brazil 2016 Co-ordinated Calls in ICT Survey early results by Silvana Muscella, Managing Director and founder of Trust-IT Services, will open the discussion with invited speakers from the previous sessions including:

José Luiz Riberio Filho, RNP, director of solutions, RNP

  Michael Stanton, Director of R&D, RNP
  Donatella Castelli, Senior Researcher at CNR-ISTI, Italy
  Felipe Matos, COO of Start-Up Brasil, Brazil

Closure

18:00-18:30

WRAP-UP & CLOSING REMARKS

Ignacio Blanquer, UPV & EUBrazil Cloud Connect European Coordinator

19:00-21:00
Networking Cocktail (sixth floor of the TECGRAF building)

Interested in joining one or more sessions?

Please contact us at cloudscapebrazil@eubrazilcc.eu