Cloud Day @ UW

Full Schedule

November 12, 2015

8:30 – 9:25 AM     OPENING PLENARY

Welcome Remarks & Keynote Presentation
South Ballroom

 9:25 – 9:45 AM      Break

9:45 – 10:10 AM     PRESENTATIONS

South Ballroom
Room 214 Room 250
Intro to Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Lori Clithero
Account Manager, Amazon Web Services

Using Cloud-Based Analytics to Save Lives

Kristin Tolle
Director, Data Science Initiative
Microsoft Research Outreach

Automated Pathology Detection System Design Using Medical Images: An Azure Machine Learning Research

Sohini Roy Chowdhury
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
UW Bothell

10:15 – 10:40 AM     PRESENTATIONS

South Ballroom Room 214 Room 250
Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform

Aja Hammerly
Cloud Developer Advocate

Big Data Analytics on AWS

Rahul Pathak
Sr. Manager, Amazon EMR

High Performance Computing on AWS: cfnCluster and Weather Research & Forecasting (WRF) as Examples

Kevin Jorissen
Technical Business Development Manager

 10:40 – 11:00                 BREAK

11:00 – 11:25 AM     PRESENTATIONS

 South Ballroom Room 214 Room 250
Python, Open Source and Other Aspects of Microsoft Azure for Data Science

Rob Fatland
Cloud Director, IT
University of Washington

Cloud Computing and Modeling Dynamic Competition in the U.S. Airline Industry

Carlos Andrew Manzanares
PhD Candidate
Department of Economics
Vanderbilt University

Visiting PhD Student
Department of Economics
UW Seattle

Azure for Education: Deploying Microsoft’s Cloud Platform at UW

Flora Muglia
Solution Sales Professional
US Education, Azure

11:30 – 11:55 AM     PRESENTATIONS

South Ballroom Room 214 Room 250
Splunk in the Cloud: Getting IT and Research Value Out of Unstructured Data Across Multiple Technology Silos in Your Organization (Without Having to Learn Hadoop)

Rob Reed
Worldwide Education Evangelist
Splunk Inc.

Azure Security and Compliance

Devendra Tiwari
Principal Program Manager

Building Babel: Large Scale Data Collection in the Cloud

Ian Wesley-Smith
PhD Student, Information School
UW Seattle

12:00 – 1:00 PM     LUNCH BREAK

1:00 – 1:25 PM     PRESENTATIONS

South Ballroom

Room 214 Room 250
Intro to Amazon EC2

Curtis Bray
Solutions Architect Manager

Campus Enterprise and Academic Services into the Cloud, UW Bothell

Jim DeRoest
Manager, IT Operations
UW Bothell

Amazon Web Services and Azure in Teaching

Magdalena Balazinska
Associate Professor
UW Computer Science & Engineering
UW Seattle

1:30 – 1:55 PM     PRESENTATIONS

South Ballroom Room 214 Room 250
Secure By Design – Running Compliant Workloads on AWS

Tim Sandage
Senior Risk & Compliance Strategist

Compliance and Security Considerations for Today’s End-User and Core Computing Environments

Eric Ludwig
Cloud Client Executive

AWS Storage Solutions and Research Data Management on the Cloud

Jed Sundwall
Open Data Technical Business Development Manager, AWS

 1:55 – 2:15 PM      BREAK

2:15 – 3:10 PM     PANEL DISCUSSION
South Ballroom

South Ballroom & Prefunction Area: Snacks and refreshments provided