Cloudscape Brazil 2015 working agenda


Cloudscape Brazil 2015 takes place on 1-2 December at the Auditorium of the Brazilian Center for Research in Physics (CBPF), Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The agenda is still under construction, please check these pages for updates.

1 December 2015, 09:30 - 18:00

  • Helping communities tackle global societal challenges. EUBrazilCloudCOnnect services ... and those who can benefit. The cloud applications and services developed within EUBrazilCloudConnect cloud federated infrastructure are enabling researchers to tackle major societal challenges, from neglected diseases and cardio-vascular diseases affecting mostly poor groups to understanding the role of biodiversity ecosystems in buffering climate change.
  • Examples of cloud service roll-out by the brazilian research network, RNP
  • How does cloud federation help cross-border collaboration. Lightning talks & open discussion with international cloud federation initiatives.
  • Keynote speeches from the Brazilian Ministry of Communication and Planning, RNP and Microsoft Research
On 1 December A networking cocktail will be offered to all Cloudscape Brazil participants, starting from 18:00, sponsored by Microsoft Brazil, one of the official sponsors of the event.

2 December 2015, 09:00 - 16:00

  • Federated cloud infrastructures for research and science. Panel discussion with all the projects funded under the EU-Brazil Coordinated Calls 2 and 3, to debate around EU-Brazil Collaborations in Cloud Computing, Experimental Platforms & High-Performance Computing
  • Start-up challenge perfect pitch. 5 minute lightning talks from EU & BR cloud computing intensive start-ups, including spin-outs turning outstanding research results into innovative products and services, plus an interactive panel discussion
  • Which eu-brazil co-operation in  ICT? Numerous e-infrastructures projects focus their work on Africa and Latin America and on how to maximise co-operation with Europe. This session addresses the open discussion launched by the EC on the key challenges for international cooperation in ICT.



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