CloudCamp Boston (Mar 12)
This year's theme is: The Future Cloud: Backend-as-a-Service & Mobile Data. We will examine and discuss how mobile is playing an important role in the evolution of the Cloud. We will also be organizing a Free Mobile Cloud Workshop from 1- 5pm.
CloudCamp will immediately follow the workshop. We will have Lightning Talks and Unpanel Discussions covering the ever changing roles of cloud architects, data center operations, developers, engineers, and even CIOs and CMOs are evolving to reflect the rapidly evolving cloud innovations. As the event unfolds, speakers and attendees are encouraged to shape the discussion to include any cloud-related topics throughout the night.
Mobile Cloud Workshop Schedule:
1:00 pm Registration
1:30 pm Mobile Cloud Workshop Begins
- "BYOD" by John Dodge, Editor, Enterprise CIO Forum
- "Backend-as-a-Service: The Mobile Cloud" by Sravish Sridhar, Founder and CEO of Kinvey
3:15 pm Break
3:30 pm Workshop Continued
"Mobile Services using Windows Azure" by John Garland, Senior Consultant at Wintellect
This 2nd 1/2 fo the workshop will cover: "data storage & manipulation, authentication & authorization, notification & messaging services, and custom server-based job scheduling
5:00 pm Mobile Cloud Workshop Ends
5:30 pm Registration
6:00 pm Welcome & Introductions
6:15 pm Lightning Talks
- "State of the Cloud" by Dave Nielsen of CloudCamp.org
- “P to V - How True Cloud Solutions Help Customers Grow Their Business” by Jamie Hamilton of Windstream
- "Is the Cloud Secure? Compared to What?" by Bill Wilder of DevPartners (blog at Coding Out Loud)
- "DNS is Sexy" by Carl Levine of DynInc
6:45 pm Unpanel
7:15 pm Proposed Breakout Sessions Topics:
- Future Trends & Business Models, Mobile, Wireless, Security, SSO, Big Data, SDN
- Cloud Interoperability, Cloud Management, Storage, Saas, PaaS, Video, VoiP, SMB, Financial
8:00 pm Breakout Sessions Round 2
8:45 pm Wrap-up
9:00 pm End
Bentley University - LaCava Conference Center
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452
CloudCamp is in the LaCava Conference Center. As you go in the main drive of Bentley University, it will be the first building, on your left. There will be a sign for CloudCamp outside. We will be on the 3rd floor.
Please park in the LaCava lot directly opposite the building. Free parking passes will be available at the registration desk.
|John Dodge is an award-winning journalist, blogger, editor and web community manager, who has covered technology and business since 1980. He spent 16 years at PC Week (now eWeek) as news editor and editor and several years as editor-in-chief of engineering magazines EDN and Design News. From 1995-99, he was a regular technology and business columnist for the Boston Globe. From 1999-2001, he was regular technology and business columnist for the Wall Street Journal. He has won numerous journalism awards, most recently the 2010 ASBPE Silver Award for his coverage of Bernard Madoff's technology and the 2009 IEEE Distinguished Journalism award for his coverage of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner's development. He can be found in many places including Twitter and Facebook. His personal blog is The Dodge Retort..|
|Sravish Sridhar is the Founder and CEO of Kinvey, the leading Backend as a Service platform for mobile, tablet and web applications. Prior to Kinvey, he helped grow Red Hat's cloud business unit and was part of the founding team at United Devices, a grid computing software company. Sravish is driven by a passion to build teams and technologies that bring value to millions of people.|
|John Garland is a Senior Consultant at Wintellect and has been developing software professionally since the 90’s. Prior to consulting, he spent much of his career working on high-performance video and statistical analysis tools for premier sports teams, with an emphasis on the NFL, the NBA and NCAA Football & Basketball. John has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida.|
|Dave Nielsen is co-Founder of CloudCamp and Principal Consultant at Platform D, a leading Cloud Computing Strategy Company, helping companies create meaningful engagement strategies with technology community. Prior to Platform D, he helped grow the PayPal Developer Network to 250,000 members and helped launch the PayPal Web Services. Dave enjoyeds disucssing the future possibilities enabled by Cloud Computing and is known for creating "OSSM: The Four Essential Characteristics of Cloud Computing". He can be found online at Twitter and Facebook.|
Interested in more CloudCamps?
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