Cloud 2011 – programme

12 Jul 2011

The 2011 Cloud Computing Summit agenda – Thursday, 8 September, 2011:

8.40am: Welcome from the chair – Jason Ward, country manager, EMC Ireland

8.45am: GOVERNMENT ADDRESS: Cloud Computing & Ireland’s Future Economic Success – Enda Kenny, TD, An Taoiseach (TBC)

9am: OPENING ADDRESS: Dispelling the Haze Around Cloud Computing: Drivers, Barriers and Considerations for Public and Private Cloud Adoption – John Easton, CTO, Systems and Technology Group, IBM, UK and Ireland

9.30am: MORNING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The Cloud Computing Roadmap: The Key Steps in Cloud Enabling Your Infrastructure – Will Fellows, principal analyst, The 451 Group, UK

10.05am: PANEL DISCUSSION: How cloud computing can help businesses reach both their IT and financial goals – Mix of enterprise CIO, a CFO, vendor

10.50am: Morning break

11.20am: Loving Life in the Cloud: Why Cloud Computing Works for SMEs – Anne Brady, FCA, managing partner, Anne Brady McQuillans DFK

11.40am: Peracton Ltd: Successfully Building Cloud-Based Applications – Laurentiu Vasiliu, founder and CEO, Peracton Ltd

12pm: The K Club: Moving to a Private Cloud – Mojtaba Akbari, head of IT, The K Club

12.20pm: The Challenges for Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise – Lavinia Morris, head of IT operations, Friends First Group

1pm: Lunch – sponsored by William Fry

2.05pm: Welcome back from the chair

2.10pm: How Irish Organisations Can Realise Cloud Computing Benefits – Microsoft

2.35pm: AFTERNOON KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Cloud Computing in the Public Sector: Transforming ICT Delivery – David Wilde, CIO, Essex County Council, UK

3.20pm: Afternoon break

3.45pm: Security in the Cloud. What Next? How do I make Security Work for me in the Cloud? – Seamus Reilly, director, IT risk and assurance, Ernst & Young

4.10pm: PANEL DISCUSSION: Addressing the practical questions of enterprise CTOs and CIO – Paul Norton, IT manager, Jones Engineering; Tim Murphy, founder and CEO, Strencom; David Cullen, partner, technology, IP and commercial, William Fry; another speaker TBC 

5pm: Closing remarks and summit close

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