Cloudscape 2016, 8-9 March, Brussels

Event Date: 
Tuesday, 8 March, 2016 - 10:00
Cloudscape 2016 covers major themes around cloud computing, the internet of things and big data, bringing insights from experts across the globe on technologies shaping the future landscape, the European market, and trust and privacy. It seeks to answer key questions: What does 2016 hold in store? Which best practices and priority actions are key to achieving the European digital single market?
 
Taking place 8-9 March in downtown Brussels, Cloudscape 2016 offers the right mix of inspirational keynotes and dynamic, thought-provoking panel discussions with opportunities to show a demo, present a perfect-pitch poster, or host a co-located workshop. The workshop offers excellent networking opportunities in an intimate and informal setting, including a Cocktail Reception. A special feature of the event is the celebration of Women in IT with a superb line-up of speakers at the event on the occasion of International Women's Day on 8 March. 
 
 
Keynotes and invited talks
Mario Campolargo, Director for "Net Futures", DG CONNECT, European Commission
Anette Vainer, Director, Cloud Computing, Western Europe, Microsoft
Simon Wardley, Industry & technology mapper, CSC leading edge
Claus Schaale, Head of Business Development, CISCO Systems
Kuan Hon, Consultant Lawyer, Pinsent Masons
Jacqui Taylor,  CEO & founder Flyingbinary
Roland Ringgenberg, Cloud Advocate, Swisscom & CloudFoundry
 
Speakers and Panellists - European cloud market
Bob Jones, CERN & PICSE Coordinator
Nicky Stewart, Skyscape Cloud, UK G-Cloud provider (SME)
Tony Richards, CTO & Cloud Security Advisor for HM Government, UK
Linda Strick, Business Developer, Fraunhofer FOKUS
Marc-Elian Bégin, SixSq
 
Speakers and Panellists - trust and privacy
Pearse o'Donohue, Head of Unit E2, Software & Services, Cloud Computing, European Commission
Michael Olmsted, Senior Counsel for the European Union and International Criminal Matters for the Department of Justice, U.S. Mission to the European Union 
Ian Walden, Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales & Professor of Information and Communications Law, Queen Mary University of London 
Cathrin Bauer-Bulst, Team Leader, Fight against Cybercrime, DG Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission (TBC)
Mark Lange, EU Institutional Relations, Microsoft
Marnix Dekker,  IT Security, European Commission
Elena Bonfiglioli, Industry director for Healthcare in EMEA, Microsoft 
Arthur van der Wees, Arthur's Legal 
Dave Robertson, Trusted Data Safe Havens for Healthcare, EIT Digital 
Mazin Yousif, T-Systems International 
 
Speakers and Panellists - future technologies
Robert Bohn, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Giorgio Micheletti, Senior Consulting Manager, European Government Consulting, International Data Corporation (IDC)
Keith Martin, Royal Holloway