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Program Co-Chairs

Frédéric Desprez
Antenne Inria Giant, Minatec Campus

Brief Bio
Frédéric Desprez is a Chief Senior Research Scientist at Inria and holds a position at the LIP laboratory (ENS Lyon, France). He co-founded the SysFera company where he holds a position as scientific advisor. He received his PhD in C.S. from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France, in 1994 and his MS in C.S. from ENS Lyon in 1990. His research interests include parallel algorithms, scheduling for large scale distributed platforms, data management, and grid and cloud computing. He leads the Grid'5000 project, which offers a platform to evaluate large scale algorithms, applications, and middleware systems. See http://graal.ens-lyon.fr/~desprez/ for further information. ... More >>

Donald Ferguson
Columbia University
United States

Brief Bio
Dr. Donald F. Ferguson is executive vice president and chief technology officer at CA, responsible for the architecture and design of CA products, innovation and technical initiatives and technical strategy. Donald is also responsible for promoting technical excellence at CA and further developing the company's technical community. He chairs the Distinguished Engineer Council and also serves on CA's Executive Leadership Team, which supervises the business and technology strategies for the company as a whole. Before assuming the position of CTO, Donald was corporate senior vice president and chief architect. In this role, he defined the direction and technical evolution for CA products. Donald placed special emphasis on product integration and support of new technologies like business process modeling, Web service standards and Web 2.0. Prior to joining CA in 2008, Donald was a Microsoft Technical Fellow working in the Office of the CTO. He worked on various projects exploring the future of enterprise software, with a special emphasis on Web services and Internet application platforms. Donald began his career at IBM, where he worked for twenty years. In 2001 he became an IBM Fellow, IBM's highest technical honor. IBM has approximately 50 IBM Fellows in the 150,000 person engineering team. Donald was chief architect for the IBM Software Group, where he led the architecture and initiatives for the DB2, WebSphere, Tivoli, Lotus and Rational product families. During this time, Donald also worked on a number of J2EE, SOA and Web service initiatives, specifications and standards. He has also held the title of chief architect for the WebSphere product family from its inception until becoming IBM Software Group chief architect. Dr. Ferguson earned a Ph.D in Computer Science from Columbia University. He has contributed to approximately 30 technical journal and conference publications, and has more than a dozen patents. ... More >>

Frank Leymann
University of Stuttgart

Brief Bio
Frank Leymann is a full professor of computer science and founder of the Institute of Architecture of Application Systems (IAAS) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. His research interests include architecture of large systems, service computing, workflow management, cloud computing, pattern languages, and quantum computing. The projects he is working on are funded by the European Union, the German Government, or directly by industry partners. Frank is co-author of nearly 500 peer-reviewed papers, more than 70 granted patents, and several industry standards. Before moving to university, he served as a Distinguished Engineer at IBM. ... More >>

Víctor Méndez Muñoz
IUL, S.A. & Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB

Brief Bio
Dr. Víctor Méndez Muñoz has a main background in big data management and distributed systems. He participated in scientific international projects in physics and bioinformatics like AGATA, LHCb, ENRM and EISCAT, collaborating with several more. Currently, he is Head of Software Development at Mind the Byte, a bioinformatics company specializing in computational drug discovery using a pay-per-use SaaS platform (Software as a Service). He also works in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) as a part time professor. He holds the program chair in INSTICC conferences in the fields of cloud computing, big data, complexity and the internet of things, as well as editorial collaboration in some journals of high impact. ... More >>


Antonia Albani, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Vasilios Andrikopoulos, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Cosimo Anglano, Universita' del Piemonte Orientale "A. Avogadro", Italy
Ashiq Anjum, University of Derby, United Kingdom
Claudio Ardagna, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Danilo Ardagna, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Alvaro Arenas, Instituto de Empresa Business School, Spain
José Armendáriz-Iñigo, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain
Matthew Arrott, University of California San Diego, United States
Muhammad Atif, Australian National University, Australia
Benjamin Aziz, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Zeina Azmeh, I3S Laboratory, University of Nice - Sophia Antipolis, France
Amelia Badica, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Craiova, Romania
Henri Bal, Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands
Janaka Balasooriya, Arizona State University, United States
Costas Bekas, IBM Zurich Research Lab, Switzerland
Karin Bernsmed, SINTEF ICT, Norway
Nik Bessis, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom
Luiz F. Bittencourt, IC/UNICAMP, Brazil
Stefano Bocconi, TU Delft, Netherlands
Sergey Boldyrev, HERE Maps, Finland
Anne Boyer, Loria - Inria Lorraine, France
Ivona Brandić, Vienna UT, Austria
Francisco Brasileiro, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
Iris Braun, Dresden Technical University, Germany
Andrey Brito, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
Ralf Bruns, Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany
Anna Brunstrom, Karlstad University, Sweden
Rebecca Bulander, Pforzheim University of Applied Science, Germany
Tomas Bures, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Massimo Cafaro, University of Salento, Italy
Manuel Capel-Tuñón, University of Granada, Spain
Miriam Capretz, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Eddy Caron, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
Noel Carroll, NUI Galway, Ireland
John Cartlidge, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Humberto Castejon, Telenor, Norway
Simon Caton, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Rong Chang, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, United States
Richard Chbeir, Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour (UPPA), France
Davide Cherubini, Alcatel-Lucent Ireland, Ireland
Augusto Ciuffoletti, Università di Pisa, Italy
Daniela Claro, Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Brazil
Christine Collet, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France
Thierry Coupaye, Orange, France
Tommaso Cucinotta, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
Edward Curry, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Tarcísio da Rocha, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Brazil
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Eliezer Dekel, Huawei Technologies, Israel
Yuri Demchenko, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Khalil Drira, LAAS-CNRS, France
Michel Dubois, University of Southern California, United States
Ake Edlund, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Hany El Yamany, Suez Canal University, Egypt
Erik Elmroth, Umeå University and Elastisys AB, Sweden
Mohamed Eltoweissy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States
Juan Fernando Perez, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Stefano Ferretti, University of Bologna, Italy
Mike Fisher, BT, United Kingdom
Ian Foster, Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago, United States
Geoffrey Fox, Indiana University, United States
Chiara Francalanci, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Maria Ganzha, SRI PAS and University of Gdansk, Poland
David Genest, Université d'Angers, France
Fekade Getahun, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Chirine Ghedira, IAE - University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France
Lee Gillam, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Katja Gilly, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Jose Gonzalez de Mendivil, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Spain
Andrzej Goscinski, Deakin University, Australia
Annamaria Goy, University of Torino, Italy
George Gravvanis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Patrizia Grifoni, CNR, Italy
Stephan Groß, T-Systems Multimedia Solutions, Germany
Carmem Hara, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
Benjamin Heckmann, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany
Frans Henskens, University of Newcastle, Australia
Neil Hong, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Marianne Huchard, Université de Montpellier, France
Eduardo Huedo Cuesta, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Mohamed Hussien, Suez Canal University, Faculty of Computers & Informatics, Egypt
Sorin Iacob, Thales Nederland B.V., Netherlands
Ilian Ilkov, IBM Nederland B.V., Netherlands
Anca Ionita, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Hiroshi Ishikawa, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Fuyuki Ishikawa, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Ivan Ivanov, SUNY Empire State College, United States
Martin Jaatun, University of Stavanger, Norway
Keith Jeffery, Independent Consultant (previously Science and Technology Facilities Council), United Kingdom
Meiko Jensen, Kiel University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Yiming Ji, Georgia Southern University, United States
Ming Jiang, University of Sunderland, United Kingdom
Wei Jie, University of Wst London, United Kingdom
Xiaolong Jin, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Eric Jul, Alcatel Lucent, Ireland
David Kaeli, Northeastern University, United States
Yücel Karabulut, Oracle, United States
Daniel Katz, University of Illinois, United States
Gabor Kecskemeti, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
Attila Kertesz, University of Szeged, Hungary
Claus-Peter Klas, GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany
Carsten Kleiner, University of Applied Sciences & Arts Hannover, Germany
Geir Køien, University of Agder, Norway
Dimitri Konstantas, University of Geneva, Switzerland
George Kousiouris, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
László Kovács, MTA SZTAKI, Hungary
Marcel Kunze, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Young Lee, Macquarie University, Australia
Miguel Leitão, ISEP, Portugal
Wilfried Lemahieu, KU Leuven, Belgium
Fei Li, Siemens AG, Austria, Austria
Kuan-ching Li, Providence University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Donghui Lin, Kyoto University, Japan
Shijun Liu, School of Computer Science and Technology, Shandong University, China
Xumin Liu, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States
Pedro Garcia Lopez, University Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Suksant Lor, HP Labs, United Kingdom
Simone Ludwig, North Dakota State University, United States
Glenn Luecke, Iowa State University, United States
Theo Lynn, Dublin City University, Ireland
Maria Emilia M. T. Walter, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Shikharesh Majumdar, Carleton University, Canada
Elisa Marengo, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Pierre Maret, Université de Saint Etienne, France
Ioannis Mavridis, University of Macedonia, Greece
Richard McClatchey, UWE, Bristol, United Kingdom
Andreas Menychtas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Mohamed Mohamed, IBM Research, Almaden, United States
Owen Molloy, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Marco Casassa Mont, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, United Kingdom
Christine Morin, Institut national de recherche en informatique et en automatique (Inria), France
Kamran Munir, University of the West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom
Hidemoto Nakada, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Philippe Navaux, UFRGS - Federal University of Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil
Lee Newcombe, Capgemini, United Kingdom
Jean-Marc Nicod, Institut FEMTO-ST, France
Bogdan Nicolae, IBM Research, Ireland
Christophe Nicolle, Laboratoire Le2i - University of Bourgogne, France
Mara Nikolaidou, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Karsten Oberle, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Germany
Ian Oliver, Nokia Research, Finland
Alexander Paar, Duale Hochschule Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
David Padua, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
Federica Paganelli, CNIT - National Interuniversity Consortium for Telecommunications, Italy
Claus Pahl, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Michael Palis, Rutgers University, United States
George Pallis, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
David Paul, The University of New England, Australia
Mikhail Perepletchikov, RMIT University, Australia
Dana Petcu, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Giovanna Petrone, University of Torino, Italy
Jean-Marc Pierson, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse 3, France
Agostino Poggi, University of Parma, Italy
Antonio Puliafito, Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy
Juha Puustjärvi, University of Helsinki, Finland
Li Qi, Research Institute of Internet of Things, The Third Research Institute of MPS, China
Francesco Quaglia, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Arcot Rajasekar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
Arkalgud Ramaprasad, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
Manuel Ramos-Cabrer, University of Vigo, Spain
Nadia Ranaldo, University of Sannio, Italy
Andrew Rau-Chaplin, Dalhousie University, Canada
Christoph Reich, Hochschule Furtwangen University, Germany
Alexander Reinefeld, Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
Norbert Ritter, University of Hamburg, Germany
Luis Rodero-Merino, -, Spain
Jose Rodrigues-Jr, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
António Rosado da Cruz, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Jonathan Rouzaud-Cornabas, CNRS / INRIA / Université de Lyon / ENS Lyon, France
Rizos Sakellariou, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Elena Sanchez-Nielsen, Universidad De La Laguna, Spain
Rubén Santiago Montero, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Patrizia Scandurra, University of Bergamo, Italy
Erich Schikuta, Universität Wien, Austria
Lutz Schubert, Ulm University, Germany
Michael Schumacher, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Switzerland
Wael Sellami, ReDCAD Laboratory, University of Sfax, Tunisia, Tunisia
Giovanni Semeraro, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Carlos Serrão, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal
Armin Shams, University of Limerick, Ireland
Keiichi Shima, IIJ Innovation Institute, Japan
Adenilso Simão, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Richard Sinnott, University of Melbourne, Australia
Frank Siqueira, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Cosmin Spahiu, University of Craiova - Faculty of Automation, Computers and Electronics, Romania
Josef Spillner, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Satish Srirama, University of Tartu, Estonia
Ralf Steinmetz, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Burkhard Stiller, University of Zürich, Switzerland
Yasuyuki Tahara, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Yehia Taher, Université de Versailles St Quentin-En-Yvelines, France
Domenico Talia, University of Calabria and Fuzhou University, Italy
Yoshio Tanaka, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology, Japan
Cedric Tedeschi, IRISA - University of Rennes 1, France
Joe Tekli, Lebanese American University (LAU), Lebanon
Gilbert Tekli, Nobatek, France, Lebanon
Guy Tel-Zur, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel
Vagan Terziyan, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Maria Toledo, State University of Campinas, Brazil
Orazio Tomarchio, University of Catania, Italy
Johan Tordsson, Umea University and Elastisys, Sweden
Paolo Trunfio, Università della Calabria, Italy
Francesco Tusa, University College London, United Kingdom
Astrid Undheim, Telenor ASA, Norway
Geoffroy Vallee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States
Robert van Engelen, Florida State University, United States
Marten van Sinderen, University of Twente, Netherlands
Kurt Vanmechelen, Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium
Luis Vaquero, HP Labs, United Kingdom
Athanasios Vasilakos, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
Massimo Villari, University of Messina, Italy
Bruno Volckaert, Ghent University, Belgium
Hiroshi Wada, NICTA, Australia
Chen Wang, CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia
Dadong Wang, CSIRO, Australia
Martijn Warnier, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Marco Winckler, University Paul Sabatier (Toulouse 3), France
Jan-Jan Wu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China
Bo Yang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Ustun Yildiz, University of California, San Diego, United States
Michael Zapf, Georg Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Wolfgang Ziegler, Fraunhofer Institute SCAI, Germany
Farhana Zulkernine, Queen's University, Canada

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