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13 Mar 2011
Third Annual Cloud Slam'11 Cloud Computing Conference

The 3rd Annual Virtual Conference on Cloud Computing will be hosted online from April 18 - 22, 2011. It is global event, covering latest trends and innovations in the world of cloud computing. Conference panels, workshops, and tutorials are selected to cover a range of the hottest topics in cloud computing.


Conference tracks will focus on the following areas:
Cloud for Business, Technology & Innovation, Cloud For Public Sector, Industry Implementation Insights, Governance & Enforcement, Research & Findings.

Conference Agenda

Day 1 - Monday, April 18, 2011 (Mountain View & Livestream)
08:30 - 09:00 PST Registration
08:30 - 09:00 PST Welcome & Opening Keynote (Broadcast live over Internet)
09:00 - 10:00 PST Panel,
10:00 - 11:00 PST Session Details TBA
11:00 - 12:15 PST Lunch Interval
13:15 - 14:15 PST Session Details TBA
14:15 - 15:40 PST Panel Discussion
15:40 - 15:50 PST Afternoon Break
15:50 - 16:30 PST Session Details TBA
16:30 - 17:30 PST Networking, Drinks & Close

Day 2 - Tuesday, April 19, 2011 (Webex)

10:00 - 11:00 EST
Pre-Flight Checklists and Seatbelts for Your Application's Trip to the Cloud,
Chris Wysopal, Co-Founder & CTO at Veracode

IT Survival Tool for the Cloud Era: Transforming IT Into a Service Broker,
Keith Jahn, Director in the Office of the CTO for HP Software and Solutions at HP

Social Media's Midnight Run: The Regulations Are Coming! ,
Rob May , CEO & Co-Founder at Backupify

11:00 - 12:00 EST
A Ground-Level View of Cloud Operations and Deployment Issues - For Service Providers and Their Corporate Customers,
Raj Patel, Vice President, Collaboration Software Group, Cisco

Identifying and Removing the Obstacles to Cloud Adoption,
Mark Skilton, Capgemini and Penelope Gordon, Co-Founder at 1Plug Corporation

Bunker Busting: Government and the Cloud,
Logan Kleier, CISO at City of Portland

15:00 - 16:00 EST
Getting Scalable Cloud Application Deployments Right the First Time,
Tobias Kunze, Director, Cloud Platform Engineering at Red Hat

From App to Cloud: Protecting Massive Content Archives,
Scott Genereux, President and CEO at Nirvanix

17:00 - 18:00 EST
Systematic Cloud Assessment and Roadmapping,
Tony Shan, Chief Cloudologist at Keane/NTT Data

Business Freemium - Leading This Decade in Cloud Innovation,
Matt Holleran, Venture Partner at Emergence Capital

Quick Scaling in the Cloud,
Michael Crandell , CEO at RightScale

18:00 - 19:00 EST
How Application Design Can Power Cloud Economics,
James Staten, Vice President, Principal Analyst at Forrester

Day 3 - Wednesday, April 20, 2011 (Webex)

09:00 - 10:00 EST
What you don't know about monitoring in the cloud,
Donn Rochette, CTO at AppFirst

Service Platforms: Power the Next Wave of Cloud Adoption,
Madhava Venkatesh, Group Project Manager at HCL

Seize the Cloud - The Business and Enterprise Architecture Dimensions of Cloud,
Erik van Ommeren, Director of Innovation at Sogeti VINT - Vision Inspiration Navigation Trends

10:00 - 11:00 EST
Best practices encompassing next-generation process and compute capabilities,
Keith Lowery, Engineering Fellow at AMD

11:00 - 12:00 EST
How Flexible and Scalable Is Hardware in the Cloud?,
Donato Buccella, CTO at Certeon

Preview the Next-Generation Cloud: Mobility and Productivity ,
Neil Weldon, Director of Technology at Dialogic

15:00 - 16:00 EST
Content Management for the Cloud,
Dean Tang, CEO at ABBYY USA

Chasing the Clouds - Best Practices for Optimizing Your Data Center with Cloud Strategies,
Dan Lamorena , Director, Storage and Availability Management Group at Symantec Corporation

17:00 - 18:00 EST
Cloud Computing Networking: The Race to Zero,
Peter Dougherty, Founder at OnPath Technologies

Cloud on the Go: How Business Will Take Our Cloud(s) Mobile,
John Barnes , CTO at Model Metrics

Preparing Your Data Center for the Transformation to Private Clouds,
Doug Ingraham, Vice President, Data Center Products at Brocade Communications

18:00 - 19:00 EST
Primal fear: Enterprise cloud transformation and the fight or flight reflex,
Eric Pulier, CEO of ServiceMesh

19:00 - 20:00 EST
Cloud 2: How Social, Mobile & Open Trends Impact the Workplace,
Chuck Ganapathi, Senior Vice President Products, Chatter and Mobile at

Day 4 - Thursday, April 21, 2011 (Webex)

08:00 - 09:00 EST
Real Hybrid Clouds – No Barriers, No Boundaries,
Ellen Rubin, Co-Founder & VP Products at CloudSwitch

09:00 - 10:00 EST
Dynamic Desktops: To the Cloud and Beyond!,
Tyler Rohrer, Founder at Liquidware Labs

Cloud Decision Framework for CIOs,
Varundev Kashimath , Researcher at Technical University of Delft

6 Tips on Achieving Scaling Enterprise Applications in the Cloud,
Duncan Johnston-Watt, CEO at Cloudsoft

11:00 - 12:00 EST
Hybrid Clouds for SME,
Vineet Jain, CEO and Co-Founder at Egnyte

The Final Cloud Frontier: Driving Cloud Adoption for Mission Critical Apps,
Benjamin Frenkel, Head of Cloud Technology at Pegasystems

The Personality Cloud,
Simon Rust, VP of Technology at AppSense

15:00 - 16:00 EST
From Image to Instance – Better Software Development with the Cloud,
Steve Taylor, COO at OpenMake Software

The Road to Cloud Services - An ING Case Study,
Corjan Bast , Global Product Manager at ITpreneurs

17:00 - 18:00 EST
Private Cloud Journey Made Easy: 4 Step Prescriptive Guidance,
Kurt Milne, Managing Director at IT Process Institute

Scaling Data in the Cloud,
Frank Weigel, Director of Product Management at Couchbase

The Government Cloud: Creating a 21st Century Citizen Experience,
Pete Stoneberg, Deputy CIO of the Government Cloud RightNow Technologies,

Day 5 - Friday, April 22, 2011 (Webex)

09:00 - 10:00 EST
Heimdall Portal - Utilization of Service Measurement Index (SMI) as a Deployment Strategy in the Cloud,
Arfath Pasha, Cloud Software Technical Lead at Mycroft

Multi-Tenancy in the Cloud and Google App Engine ,
Vikas Hazrati, Co-Founder and Technical Architect at Inphina Technologies

Avoiding Regulatory Mines in Your Cloud Business,
David Snead, Attorney & Counselor at W. David Snead, P.C.

11:00 - 12:00 EST
Capability Based IT Portfolio Management,
John Rogers, Chief, CIO and DPfM Division, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems (TCJ6), United States Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill

Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things,
David Young, CEO and Founder at Joyent

The Cloud Makes IT Departments Go From Zeroes to Heroes,
Aaron Levie, CEO and Co-Founder at

15:00 - 16:00 EST
Research in the Cloud: Speeding Retail Innovation With Live Customer Data,
Darren Vengroff, Chief Scientist at RichRelevance

The Service Provider Cloud Strategy - Quo Vadis?,
Uwe Lambrette, Service Provider Solutions, Internet Business Solutions Group of Cisco Systems

Cloud Computing Customer Loyalty and Advocacy: The Ingredient for Success,
Donald Ryan, Vice President at Market Probe

16:00 - 17:00 EST
Cloud Computing – How We Got Here, Where We Are, and Where we are Heading,
Jeff Barr, Senior Web Services Evangelist at Amazon

17:00 - 18:00 EST
Real-Time Cloud Platform,
Cyprien Noel, CEO at ObjectFabric

Hybrid Video Encoding: Keeping Your Feet on the Ground and Your Head in the Cloud,
David Dudas, VP Video Solutions at Sorensen Media

Managing Website Performance and Availability,
Joseph Ruscio, CTO at Librato

18:00 - 19:00 EST
Process Flexibility and BPaaS,
Arijit Sengupta CEO at BeyondCore

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