Programme


EuroCloud Congress 2013 presents an impressive programme – for full details, follow the links below to our detailed schedule. It’s packed with great keynotes, Europe’s brightest cloud experts and practitioners gathered together in workshops, and numerous opportunities to network and exchange knowledge with other industry participants from across Europe.

This year, EuroCloud Congress is colocated with two external events to further increase the networking and knowledge available to delegates. We are hosting the OASIS International Cloud Symposium 2013 and the MO-BIZZ workshop on a European strategic approach to mobile cloud.


Schedule

Tuesday 15th October  <  click for full programme details
09:45   Welcome and opening keynotes
11:00   Break
11:25   Sessions, panels and workshops
12:45   Lunch
14:00   Sessions, panels and workshops
15:20   Break
15:45   Plenary sessions
17:05   Close of Day 1
19:00   Gala Awards Dinner

Wednesday 16th October  <  click for full programme details
09:45   Day 2 opening keynotes
11:00   Break
11:25   Sessions, panels and workshops
12:45   Lunch
14:00   Sessions, panels and workshops
15:20   Break
15:45   Plenary sessions
17:05   Close of Congress


Content

Congress topics fall into four broad categories, as outlined below.
The sessions will be a mix of presentations, panel discussions and workshops.

Cloud infrastructure

  • Innovation and research in infrastructure
  • How cloud providers are harnessing big data and Internet of things
  • Cloud platforms for cloud providers
  • Designing data centres for cloud operations
  • Certification, standardisation and trust
  • Managing cloud, delivering SLAs

Cloud innovation

  • Deploying cloud apps and services to mobile
  • Cloud integration and service brokers
  • New models in systems integration for the cloud
  • Startup strategies and venture capital for cloud
  • Impact of Horizon 2020
  • Innovation and research in new businesses enabled by cloud

Cloud business models

  • How-to sessions on pay-as-you-go, on-demand, other aspects
  • Channel models for cloud ecosystems
  • Cross-border cloud – for providers, users and policy makers
  • Respecting citizen rights, censorship and privacy

Cloud adoption

  • European Cloud Partnership – purpose and participation
  • Public sector cloud initiatives around Europe
  • Enterprise adoption of cloud
  • SMB adoption of cloud
  • International cloud markets
  • Case studies of how cloud has made a difference
  • Economic impact of cloud on SMEs, globalism, incumbents