Full Programme

12th April 2016

Registration and Coffee

DCU Business School, Third Floor

08:30  -  09:30

09:30  -  10:00

This talk will discuss Cloud quality of service, the current practices, challenges and means of addressing them. More

CloudLightning

DCU Business School, Q301

09:30  -  10:00

Prof John Morrison will present CloudLightning, a €4m Horizon2020 research project that proposes a novel architecture for self-organising self-managing heterogeneous clouds. More


09:30  -  10:00

It is nowadays almost impossible to avoid hearing or reading about cyber-security on a daily basis. More


09:30  -  10:00

10:00  -  10:30

Recent years have seen rapid growth of interest for cloud applications built on top of Big data technologies More


10:00  -  10:30

PROTECTIVE is a three-year H2020 project designed to improve an organisations ongoing awareness of the risk posed to its business by cyber security attacks. More

The Microsoft Trusted Cloud

DCU Business School, Q304

10:00  -  10:30

Niall will talk through why cloud adoption has been growing at a massive rate and why companies are trusting Microsoft to process their data and host their applications.

Service Description Language

DCU Business School, Q301

10:00  -  10:20

10:20  -  10:40

The CloudLightning project involves three major use cases: Genomics, Oil and Gas Exploration and Ray Tracing. More


10:30  -  11:00

Spanish Point Technologies specialise in migrating core line of business systems to the cloud. More


10:30  -  11:00

The talk focuses on the CACTOS Prediction Toolkit architectural design, integration and its use for design-time evaluation of resource orchestration strategies. More

Introduction to Cloud Trust Protocol

DCU Business School, Q303

10:30  -  11:00

This talk aims to give an overview of the Cloud Trust Protocol developed by the Cloud Security Allianz (CSA). More

Testbed for Heterogeneous HPC Cloud Orchestration

DCU Business School, Third Floor, Q301

10:40  -  11:00

Talk will focus on the implementation of our test bed which has integrated with various state of the art software stacks on top of the heterogeneous resources to provide FT/HA clusters, fined grained resource management and containerized workload orchestration for HPC. More

Coffee and Networking

DCU Business School, Third Floor

11:00  -  11:30

11:30  -  12:00

Cloud technology is moving towards more distribution across multi-clouds and the inclusion of various devices, as evident through IoT and network integration in the context of edge cloud and fog computing. More


11:30  -  12:00

Data analytics is reshaping many industries, providing new business opportunities and enhancing efficiency, but it also raises firms’ activity risk since they collect, process and store large amount of data. More

Inbound Marketing for Cloud Computing

DCU Business School, Q304

11:30  -  12:00

11:30  -  12:00

HubSpot Session

DCU Business School, Q304

12:00  -  13:00

Self-Assessing Your Information Security

DCU Business School, Q303

12:00  -  12:30

According to a recent survey, 49% of executive-level managers think cloud computing will transform their business, yet many organisations have been slow to adopt the cloud because of a range of concerns – including information security. More


12:00  -  12:30

Auto-Scaling, acquire/release resources, is one of the major features of a Cloud infrastructures. More


12:30  -  13:00

A look at the searches related to the term “microservices” on Google Trends revealed that the top searches are now technology driven. More

Validating a Cloud Trust Label

DCU Business School, Q303

12:30  -  13:00

Lack of consumer understanding and insight into cloud service functioning makes it difficult for consumers to make knowledge based purchasing decisions. More

IBM Internet of Things

DCU Business School, Room Q302

12:30  -  13:00

IoT and digitization are changing everything. More

Lunch

DCU Business School, Third Floor

13:00  -  14:00

DOLMEN Workshop: Needs Discovery

DCU Business School, Q301/302

14:00  -  15:30

Needs Discovery: How to use Design Thinking to find unmet/unarticulated needs that can be converted to commercially viable products.

Cloud Showcase – Built in Ireland

DCU Business School, Q303/304

14:00  -  15:30

Netsso

Netsso is a new type of online bookmarker, combined with online password manager and encryption and management (sharing) system for online documents held in major online stores.  It enables the user to collect and store, and log in to all the places that he discovers that might be of interest to him on the internet, on and from any computer or device, using only clicks. These include links to all his online individual documents, which he can also click to encrypt strongly with individual random passwords, and which will decrypt for him exclusively on any other device or be shared with any other member as he wishes. He can also form a Joint-Netsso with others, to operate jointly as a team.

Netsso is beneficial for all users of the internet and has particularly valuable attributes for teachers, students, researchers, sharers of knowledge, consultants, digital marketeers, SMEs (passing documents for dispersed teams), medical records managers, and many others.


 

Magnet

Established in 2004 Magnet is leading provider of broadband, telephony, VoIP, Wi-Fi, hosting and other cloud solutions to both businesses and consumers.

Headquartered in Clonshaugh in Dublin and with a regional office in Galway, Magnet became the first internet service provider to offer a 1Gb internet service fibre to the home. Magnet was also the first telecoms provider in Ireland to launch a cloud telephony solution which allows users to take and make landline calls on regular handsets, PCs, an online portal and a mobile app.


 

Coffee and Networking

DCU Business School, Third Floor

15:30  -  16:00

Plenary

Mahony Hall, The Helix, DCU

16:00  -  18:00