3rd International IBM Cloud Academy Conference

May 21-23, 2015, Budapest University of
Technology and Economics (BME)
Budapest, Hungary

May 21, 2015 (Day 1, Thursday)
8:00 - 8:30 Registration/poster set-up
8:30 - 8:45 Welcome: Gabor Peceli (Rector, BME)
8:45 - 9:25 Keynote speaker: Harry van Doremalen (Chairman, IBM Europe) (2.38MB)
9:25 - 10:05 Keynote Speaker: Unleashing innovation on IBM Cloud, Oded Cohn (VP and Director, IBM Research - Haifa)
10:05 - 10:25 Break
10:25 AM - 11:45 Session 1 Cloud in Education (I) (20 minutes each)

The role of cloud simulators in teaching advanced cloud computing topics
Authors: Gabor Kecskemeti and Attila Kertesz

Smarter business school enabled by cloud and Big Data
Authors: Gilles Pellerin, Daniel Evans and Florent Schilling (2.68MB)

IBM Watson multi-sided platform ecosystem: From technology innovations to education
Authors: Sergey Yablonsky (1.01MB)

Cloud infrastructure for research computing and laboratory environment
Authors: Sandor Guba, Daniel Bach, Eva Geist and Imre Szeberenyi (1.85MB)
11:45 - 12:05 Invited talk: An overview of OpenPOWER - Bob Szabo, Keith Brown (1.70MB)
12:05 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:00 Session 2 Cloud and Security

An agile platform for the development and maintenance of service-based software systems for the optimization in transport.
Authors: Pawel Swiatek and Krzysztof Juszczyszyn (1.48MB)

PaaS security countermeasures: A survey
Authors: Donghoon Kim and Mladen Vouk (357KB)

A knowledge based insider threat prevention model for cloud data centers
Authors: Rami Mohawesh, Qutaibah Althebyan, Yaser Jararweh and Qussai Yaseen (1.01MB)
14:00 - 15:00 Sessions 3A-B (2 parallel tracks)

Session 3A Cloud in Education (II)

An academic cloud is different!
Authors: Henry Schaffer and Sarah Stein (744KB)

Applications of cloud technology in Bauman State Technical University
Authors: Sergey Belov, Aleksey Popov and Aleksander Sorokin (3.53MB)

Cloud based services for on-demand education
Authors: Florin Anton, Monica Dragoicea, Theodor Borangiu, Silvia Anton, Florin Pop and Iulia Voinescu (806KB)

Session 3B Cloud and Big Data/Data Services

Climate Change Above the Cloud: Accelerating Climate Change Research with Cloud Computing Infrastructure
Authors: Yaser Jararweh and Mahmoud Al-Ayyoub (1.05MB)

Offering Big Data services in an educational context using a cloud infrastructure
Authors: Robert Meyer, Robert Heininger, Sonja Hecht, Harald Kienegger and Helmut Krcmar (380KB)

Enhancing MongoDB with fine-grained context-aware access control
Authors: Pietro Colombo and Elena Ferrari (1.17MB)
15:00 - 15:20 Break
15:20 - 16:20 Sessions 4A-B (2 parallel tracks)

Session 4A Cloud and IaaS/PaaS/Containers

An overview of IBM cloud services and cloud academic initiatives
Authors: Lysa Banks and Lap Huynh (1.66MB)

Towards a standard PaaS implementation API: A standard cloud persistent-storage API
Authors: Eman Hossny, Sherif Khattab, Fatma Omara and Hesham Hassan (2.13MB)

A Docker provisioning module for VCL
Authors: Young-Hyun Oh and Xianqing Yu (489KB)

Session 4B Cloud and Performance/Optimization

Optimal deployment for critical applications in Infrastructure as a Service
Authors: Imre Kocsis, Zoltán Mann and David Zilahi (1.92MB)

Cloud computing for agile software development and resources management optimization
Authors: Grzegorz Kolaczek, Paweł Świątek, Krzysztof Juszczyszyn, Pawel Stelmach, Lukasz Falas, Adam Grzech and Arkadiusz Slawek (810KB)

An approach for evaluating academic research performance using betweenness centrality in authors networks
Authors: Keisuke Honda,Yuji Mizukami,Shigenori Jason Suzuki and Junji Nakano (3.29MB)
16:20 - 16:40 Invited talk: Academic Initiative for cloud: IoT, Watson, mobile and more for universities - Janine Gerber (2.98MB)
16:40 - 17:40 Plenary Session on EU and other regional funding opportunities
Invited speaker: Edina Nemeth (Hungarian National Contact Point for Horizon 2020, National Research, Development and Innovation Office)
19:30 - 22:00 Conference Dinner


May 22, 2015 (Day 2, Friday)
8:00 - 8:30 Sign-in/poster set-up
8:30 - 9:10 Keynote Speaker: The future of higher education in the cloud
Mike King (VP, IBM Education Industry) (2.19MB)
9:10 - 9:30 Invited talk: IBM Africa Skills Enablement Program - Cloud adoption best practices for universities in Africa - Juan Pablo Napoli (IBM)(2.93MB)
9:30 - 9:50 Invited talk: Technical deep-dive into IBM Bluemix- Simon Moser (IBM) (1.96MB)
9:50 - 10:10 Break
10:10 - 11:10 Sessions 5A-B (2 parallel tracks)

Session 5A Cloud in Education (III)

Transparency in the Cloud: Using cloud computing to provide sustainability of computing resources in K-16
Authors: Alisha Malloy (530KB)

UniConnect: A hosted collaboration platform for the support of teaching and research in universities
Authors: Söhnke Grams (1.80MB)

Cloud computing for smaller governments and school districts
Authors: Karen Patten and Bob Brookshire (137KB)

Session 5B Cloud and Mobile/IoT/Sensors

Integrating mobile Internet of Things and cloud computing towards scalability: Lessons learned from existing fog computing architectures and solutions
Authors: Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi and Aleesandro Zanni (2MB)

RAIN SENSE: Innovative sensing and cloud computing to prepare urban environments for extreme weather
Authors: Wouter Koole, Remko Uijlenhoet, Robert-Jan Sips, Aart Overeem, Birna van Riemsdijk and Marie-Claire ten Veldhuis (11.74MB)

Mobile application offloading: An opportunity towards mobile cloud computing
Authors: Amal Ellouze and Maurice Gagnaire (552KB)
11:10 - 12:10 Sessions 6A-B (2 parallel tracks)

Session 6A Cloud and Performance/Modeling

Performance modelling and evaluation of SPECMPI on the cloud
Authors: Abdallah Saad, Ahmed El-Mahdy and Hisham El-Shishiny (640KB)

Capacity planning and performance management for VCL clouds
Authors: Agnes Salanki, Gergo Kincses, Laszlo Gonczy and Imre Kocsis (2.37MB)

A practical approach to model-based cloud service deployment: Using a smart interpreter and a domain specific language
Authors: Frank Wagner, Cataldo Mega and Tim Waizenegger (1.07MB)

Session 6B Innovative Applications/Developments for Cloud

Finding the pin in the haystack: A bot traceback service for public clouds
Authors: Eman Hossny, Sherif Khattab, Fatma Omara and Hesham Hassan (2.11MB)

New service-oriented model for cloud service providers selection
Authors: Bassem El Zant and Maurice Gagnaire (1.21MB)

Virtualization of manufacturing execution system with smart private cloud
Authors: Octavian Morariu, Theodor Borangiu, Silviu Raileanu and Cristina Morariu (1.38MB)
12:10 - 12:30 Invited talk: IBM university programs for Watson and cognitive computing, Big Data and analytics, cloud, and cybersecurity- Dianne Fodell (IBM) (1.04MB)
12:30 - 12:40 Wrap-up: Andras Pataricza and Andy Rindos
14:00 - 15:00 BME Virtual Computing Lab (VCL) education cloud demo (post-conference)


May 23, 2015 (Day 3, Saturday)
  Lab and sightseeing tours (stay tuned for details at http://icacon2015.inf.mit.bme.hu/)

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