Gaithersburg Agenda and Presentations

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Federated Cloud Workshop

Day 1 (March 20th)

08:00-08:30: Registration and Networking

08:30-08:45: Introduction to Workshop, Abdella Battou, Chief – Advanced Networking Technologies Division, NIST

08:45-09:55: Introduction to Federated Clouds

Panelists: Robert Bohn (NIST), Craig Lee (Aerospace Corp), Khalil Yazdi (Yazdi and Associates)

09:55-10:55: Challenges for Cloud Federation

Panelists: Scott Serich (Open Geospatial Consortium)

10:55-11:15: Break

11:15-12:30: Overview of Research Cloud Federation Initiatives

Panelists: J. Barr von Oehsen (Rutgers University), Craig Lee (Aerospace Corp), Martial Michel (Data Machines Corp)

12:30-13:30: Working Lunch – Security, Florence Hudson (ORCA)

13:30-14:30: Data Access and Mobility

Panelists: Emily Nichols (ORCA), Jim Meyers (University of Michigan), Major David M. Smalenberger (U.S. Air Force), Alainna White (Johns Hopkins University), John Goodhue (NSF Big Data Hubs)

14:30-15:30: Identity Federation

Panelists: Jack Suess (University of Maryland Baltimore County), Tom Barton (Internet2), Tim Randles (Los Alamos National Labs)

15:30-15:45: Break

15:45-16:45: Resource Federation: Shared Use, Workflows, Obstacles and Incentives

Panelists: Mike May (Data Machines Corp), Craig Lee (Aerospace Corp), Eric Simmon (NIST), Liping Di (George Mason University)

16:45-17:30: Network Challenges (Peering, SDN, ICN)

Panelists: John Moore (Internet2), John Hicks (Internet2), Mike Kowal (Cisco), Lotfi Benmohomed (NIST)

05:30-06:00: Day 1 Closing Remarks and Day 2 Agenda, Robert Bohn, NIST

Day 2 (March 21st)

08:00-08:30: Registration and Networking

08:30-09:00: Opening Remarks

09:00-12:00: Break Out Topics and Groups

  • Data Federation
  • Business Facilitation and Workflows
  • Identity Federation
  • Security
  • Shared Use and Support
  • Governance

12:00-12:45: Working Lunch

12:45-14:30: Workshop Breakout Reports

14:30-14:45: Break

14:45-17:00: Federation Brokerage Services – A Proof of Concept and Industry Perspectives

Panelists: Mike May (Data Machines Corp), Zion Brewer (Microsoft), Andrew Keating (Box), Jim Meyers (University of Michigan)

17:00-17:30: Next Steps