Cloudscape Brazil 2014 working agenda

Cloudscape Brazil 2014 takes place on 20 October in Rio de Janeiro, RJ.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

Augusto de Albuquerque, EU Delegation to Brazil, Counsellor for Information Society and Media

09:25-09:45

Bruno Schulze,  LNCC, Brazilian Ministry of Science and Tecnology (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

11:05-11:10 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

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, RNP, director of solutions, RNP
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 Felipe Matos, COO of Start-Up Brasil, Brazil
14:05-14:10 Carlos Pessoa Filho, Country Manager of Wayra Brazil
14:10-14:15 Renato Cerqueira, Senior Research Manager, Natural  Resources Solutions, IBM Research Brazil  
14:15-14:20 Alessandro Jannuzzi, Microsoft  
14:20-14:25 Representative from EMC Brazil (name TBC)  
14:25-14:30 VTX Brasil - Product Recognition Platform. Fernando Ponciano, Business Manager at VTX Brasil, Brazil  
14:30-15:30    
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

Francisco Brasileiro, Assistant Professor at the Computing ands System Department at UFCG & EUBrazil Cloud Connect Brazilian Coordinator

 

16:10-16:20

Paulo Pagliusi, Ph.D., CISM – CSA BR Vice President

16:20-16:30 ECLAC Cloud Computing working group representative (remote connection)  
16:30-16:40 Massimo Gentile, Sales Director Telco and Media, Engineering do Brasil
16:40-17:00

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 (TBC)

PANEL DISCUSSION José Luiz Riberio Filho, RNP, director of solutions, RNP
  Michael Stanton, Director of R&D, RNP
  Donatella Castelli, Senior Researcher at CNR-ISTI, Italy
   

Closure

18:00-18:30

WRAP-UP & CLOSING REMARKS

Ignacio Blanquer, UPV & EUBrazil Cloud Connect European Coordinator

Interested in joining one or more sessions?

Please contact us at cloudscapebrazil@eubrazilcc.eu