Vancouver Agenda and Presentations

Fourth International Open Research Cloud Congress

May 24, 2018

08:30-09:00: Arrival and Coffee

09:00-09:15: Welcome and Overview, Khalil Yazdi (Yazdi & Associates)

09:15-09:30: Overview of ORCA Initiative and Efforts to Date, Khalil Yazdi (Yazdi & Associates)

09:30-10:30: Collaborative initiatives with standards bodies, research clouds and NRENS

10:30-11:00: Overview of the ORCA Framework, Declaration, Conventions and Testbed, Khalil Yazdi (Yazdi & Associates)

11:00-11:15: Break

11:15-12:15: Articles of Federation – Open Research Cloud Declaration, Khalil Yazdi (Yazdi & Associates)

12:15-12:45: Lunch

12:45-14:15: Federation Conventions Version “0” – Baseline standards

  • Resource/Data/Identity Federation, Security, Support and Governance
  • Christine Kirkpatrick (San Diego Super Computing)
  • Steve Woodward

14:15-14:30: Break

14:30-15:15: Federation Service Delivery Testbed/Proof-of-Concept, Mike May (Data Machines), Raj Mukherji (Mukherji Consulting)

15:15-15:45: Partnering with Industry – the role of commercial cloud services, Andrew Keating (Box)

15:45-16:30: Open discussion

16:30-17:00: Next steps

17:00: Adjournment