SIENA & NIST
SIENA NIST SIENA’s objectives are complementary to the role of the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in cloud standards, guidance and technology. NIST partners with the EC and SIENA specifically in these areas. SIENA & NIST have developed a working relationship to help exchange efforts in common needs, recommendations and next steps.




Cloudscape III Presentations & videos

DAY 1 - Tuesday 15 March 2011

08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:05 Cloudscape opening and welcome
Silvana Muscella, OGF.eeig & SIENA Technical Coordinator
09:05 - 09:25 Cloud computing for the Digital Agenda  Robert Madelin, DG INFSO Director-General, European Commission
Keynote message
09:25 - 10:30 Invited Presentations -  Cloud Computing Interoperability &  ICT2020
Chair: Martin Antony Walker, Independent Consultant & SIENA REB Chair
09:25 - 09:35 The SIENA European Roadmap on Grid and Cloud Standards for e-Science and Beyond Martin Antony Walker, Independent Consultant & SIENA REB Chair
09:35 - 09:55 Insight on the SDO landscape in Cloud Computing and where we stand Vincent Franceschini, CTO - Distributed Data Storage Solutions HITACHI Data Systems & Chairman Emeritus, SNIA
09:55 - 10:15 Cloud computing & interoperability use-cases Gregg Brown, Microsoft's Senior Director in the Interoperability Group and co-leader of the Reference Architecture Survey group in the NIST Cloud Roadmap project
10:15 - 10:30 Q&A  
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
 
11:00 - 12:30 Cloud computing for Scientific Research User communities - Context and potential interoperability use-cases - video
Chair: Steven Newhouse, EGI & SIENA REB & SLG
11:00 - 11:20 Cloud computing for the Biology and Bio Technology community - ppt & video
Guy Coates, Group leader, Informatics systems group at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, SIENA REB
11:20 - 11:40

Enabling Clouds for eScience - The open collaboration spot for cloud projects in Europe ppt & video

Ake Edlund, Coordinator KTH-SICS Cloud Innovation Center, KTH & Coordinator, Enabling clouds for eScience
11:40 - 12:00 OCCI: a Standard From OGF Meeting User Community Needs ppt& video

 

Alan Sill, VP of Standards, OGF
12:00 - 12:30 Roundtable Discussion - video
All speakers plus Ad Emmen, EDGI; Morris Riedel, EMI; Alexander Papaspyrou, IGE
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 15:30 Public Services and eGovernment use cases & Distributed Computing Infrastructure (DCI) Use Cases (NB* The use case examples are distributed in advance to the Cloudscape-III meeting for the participants to evaluate them for public comment) - video
Chair - Enric Mitjana, GÉANT and eInfrastructure Unit, European Commission
14:00 - 14:20

Government as a Service: Opportunities and Threats ppt & video

Ian Osborne, Director, Digital Systems Knowledge Transfer Network

14:20 - 14:40

Open solutions for eGovernment ppt & video
Tim Cowen, Partner, Sidley Austin & Founder Open Computing Alliance

14:40 - 15:00
Use case - European Grid Infrastructure ppt & video
Steven Newhouse, Director of EGI.eu and the Project Director of the EGI-InSPIRE project

15:00 - 15:15
StratusLab Cloud: Early success stories and community feedback ppt & video
Vangelis Floros, Project Manager at GRNET and activity leader for the StratusLab Infrastructure Operations WP
15:15 - 15:30 User scenarios - VENUS-C ppt & video
Ignacio Blanquer, Associate Professor, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
 
16:00 - 17:30 SIENA Roadmap Working Session: Topic - How can eGovernment & DCI projects collaborate for mutual benefit - video
Chair: Martin Antony Walker, Independent Consultant & SIENA REB Chair and John Borras, Independent Consultant, OASIS, eGov Chair & REB Co-chair

Participants: Dawn Leaf, Senior Advisor in the National Institute of Standards and Technology Information Technology Laboratory, and the NIST Senior Executive for Cloud Computing,  Ignacio Blanquer, Associate Professor, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Gregg Brown, Microsoft’s Senior Director in the Interoperability Group;Tim Cowen, Partner, Sidley Austin & Founder Open Computing Alliance, Vangelis Floros, Project Manager at GRNET, Steven Newhouse, Director, EGI; Ian Osborne, Director, Digital Systems Knowledge Transfer Network , Alan Sill, VP of Standards, OGF


18:30  - 21:00 Networking Cocktail & Demos sponsored by Microsoft Research. Welcome speech by Fabrizio Gagliardi, Microsoft Research EMEA Director.
Microsoft Executive Briefing Centre, Avenue des Nerviens 85 - 1040 Brussels (Transport to the venue will be provided)


DAY 2 - Wednesday 16 March 2011

08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:30 Tackling legal, policy & ethical issues around Cloud computing. data privacy, security, and the legal side of portability data migration, mashup and facilitation - video
Chair: Vincent Franceschini, CTO Distributed Data Storage Solutions, Hitachi Data Systems & Chair, SNIA Europe & SIENA IEG
09:00 - 09:20 Ethical and Social Impact of Cloud computing - ppt & video
Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy of Information and UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics, University of Hertfordshire

09:20 - 09:40 
Industrial perspective on legal issues surrounding cloud computing - ppt & video
Paolo Balboni, Founder, Balboni Law Firm & Executive Director of European Privacy Association
09:40 - 10:00 Economic and legal implications of sustainable scientific clouds - a VENUS-C study ppt & video
Giorgia Fiume, Business Consultant, Engineering
10:00 - 10:30 Roundtable Discussion: Topic - Handling Data Sovereignty - video
Participants: Session speakers
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00 Security issues and Cloud
Chair: Fabrizio Gagliardi, EMEA Director External Research Microsoft Research & SIENA IEG 
11:00 - 11:20 Universal Cloud Computing Challenges & Collaboration – perspective from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology ppt & video
Dawn Leaf, Senior Advisor in the National Institute of Standards and Technology Information Technology Laboratory, and the NIST Senior Executive for Cloud Computing
11:20 - 11:40 Requirements and Impacts on Standards for trustworthy Cloud Computing - The case of the TCLoud initiative
(delivered in the 14:00-15:30 session)
Elmar Husmann, Senior Managing Consultant at IBM Strategy & Change - Innovation & TCloud Representative on behalf of the IBM Zurich Labs
11:40 - 12:00 Investigating the Security, Privacy and Trust Implications of Cloud Computing ppt & video
Neil Robinson, Senior Analyst, RAND Europe
12:00 - 12:20 Security issues and Cloud - ppt & video
Jens Jensen, STFC e-Science centre
12:20 - 13:00

Roundtable Discussion - video
Participants: Session speakers plus Philippe Massonet, Scientific Coordinator, CETIC

13:00 - 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Taking Cloud interoperability to the next level: Industry Perspectives on Cloud Interoperability - Barriers and Opportunities 
Chair - Rosa Badìa, Barcelona Super Computing Center & SIENA Financial Coordinator
14:00 -14:20 Flexiant: Perspective as a European cloud provider Tabassum Sharif, Director of Operations, Flexiant
14:20 - 14:40 FABASOFT - The European Cloud for Business-to-Business Collaboration: Live Interoperability Case Studies Karl Mayrhofer, Managing Director of Fabasoft Distribution GmbH
14:40 - 15:00 OpenNebula - A Reference Open Cloud Stack to Enable Interoperable Enterprise-class Cloud Computing Platforms Ignacio M. Llorente, OpenNebula Project Director
15:00 - 15:20 IaaS Cloud Interoperability through Standards in the RESERVOIR Project Fermìn Galan Marquez, RESERVOIR representative
15:20  - 15:30 Q&A  
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Building a consensus on cloud standards - The Lighthouse Initiative - video
The concluding session highlights some of the relevant use cases to take forward as part of the SIENA roadmap including scenarios, drivers & vision. NIST Roadmap findings outlining - NIST international external advisory group on Cloud Computing and its SAJACC use cases are highlighted.
Chair - David Wallom, Associate Director - Innovation, OERC & SIENA Consortium
Discussion Panel: Martin Antony Walker, REB Chair; John Borras, Independent Consultant, OASIS, eGov Chair & REB Co-chair; Dawn Leaf, Senior Advisor at NIST; Steven Newhouse, Director, EGI; Terry Harmer,CTO  Eoverl

17:30 Workshop Close