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We are currently reviewing and confirming applications from individuals, companies, and organizations that wish to be represented on our faculty and/or as conference sponsors and exhibitors. The conference will focus on the unique issues, opportunities, and special considerations that apply to the two (2) industry verticals of HEALTHCARE and GOVERNMENT in their adoption of cloud computing solutions. On Thursday and Friday (May 15 & 16, 2014) panel sessions, keynote presentations, and case studies will address in depth the subject matter indicated in the detailed agenda below. For more information on how you or your company/organization can participate, please contact us:

End-users in the Healthcare and/or Government who wish to share their experience, expertise and insights, please contact:

Marty Lafferty, CEO,
Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA)

T: 410-476-7965 • E: marty@dcia.info

For information on how your company/organization may be a featured sponsor and/or exhibitor, contact:

Don Buford, Executive Director,
Cloud Computing Association (CCA)

T: 212-300-2521 • E: donb@cloudcomputingassn.org

THURSDAY – MAY 15, 2014

7:30 - 8:30am
EXHIBIT HALL GRAND OPENING, CONFERENCE REGISTRATION, CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (In Exhibit Hall)


8:20 - 8:30am
(CCWP1301)
Welcome to Washington, DC & Conference Overview

Don Buford, Executive Director,
Cloud Computing Association (CCA)
Marty Lafferty, CEO,
DCIA

8:30 - 9:30am
(CCEP1302)
The State of Cloud Computing Adoption for GOVERNMENT and HEALTHCARE (gCLOUD© and hCLOUD©)

(Opening Plenary Session)

Keynote Speakers:
General Steve Spano, GM, Defense and National Security,
Amazon Web Services
Michelle Rudnicki, VP Cloud Computing & Growth Initiatives,
IBM Federal

9:30 - 10:10am
(CCEP1303)
Leading Industry Trends and the Emergence of Standards Impacting gGLOUD© and hCLOUD© Use Cases
(Plenary Keynotes)

Keynote Speakers:
David Mihalchik, US Government Solutions Leader,
Google
Igor Kantor, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff,
Verizon

10:15 - 10:45am
MID-MORNING NETWORKING BREAK (Grand Opening of Exhibition Hall)


10:45 - 11:25am
(CCEP1304)
Common Regulatory Frameworks and Pending Legislation Affecting the gGLOUD© and hCLOUD© Sectors
(Plenary Keynotes)

Keynote Speaker:
Larry Freedman, Partner,
Edwards Wildman Palmer
Kaiser Wahab, Partner,
Wahab & Medenica

11:25am - 12:10pm
(CCEP1305)
Outstanding Obstacles and Issues Still To Be Overcome for Continued Advancement
(Plenary Roundtable Discussion)

Moderator:
Marty Lafferty, CEO,
DCIA
Panelists:
Yung Chou, Technical Evangelist,
Microsoft
Bret Piatt, Senior Director of Corporate Strategy & Development,
Rackspace
Mark Belk, National Government Chief Architect,
Juniper Networks
Marlyn Zelkowitz, Director, Public Sector Cloud Services,
SAP America
Stephen Agostini, Director of Solutions Marketing,
Canon
James Clippinger, Sr. Tech. Dir., Global Technical Services,
MarkLogic

12:15 – 1:00pm
CONFERENCE LUCHEON


1:00 - 1:30pm
DESSERT & COFFEE SERVICE (In Exhibition Hall)
 
Cloud Computing for GOVERNMENT
gCLOUD©
Track B:
Cloud Computing for HEALTHCARE
hCLOUD©
1:30 - 1:50pm

(CCEA1301)
gCLOUD© Service Models

Keynote Speaker:
Christopher Grady, President,
Clear Government Solutions

(CCEB1301)
hCLOUD© Service Models

Keynote Speaker:
Tim Quigley, Executive Director of Healthcare and Life Sciences, Dell

1:50pm - 2:10pm

(CCEA1302)
gCLOUD© Deployment Models

Keynote Speaker:
Kirk Kern, Chief Technology Officer, Netapp US Public Sector

(CCEB1302)
hCLOUD© Deployment Models

Keynote Speaker:
Andrew Dietrich, Director, Managed Cloud Services, Oracle

2:10pm - 2:30pm

(CCEA1303)
gCLOUD© Architectures

Keynote Speaker:
Jeffrey Lush, Chief Technology Officer, Dell Services

(CCEB1303)
hCLOUD©Architectures

Keynote Speaker:
Dave Wiggins, CTO,
Document Advantage Corporation

2:30pm - 3:00pm

(CCEA1304)
gCLOUD© Management

Moderator:
Ross Freedman, Associate, DCIA
Panelists:
Christopher Grady, President,
Clear Government Solutions
Chris Haddad, VP Technology Evangelism, WSO2
Sean Jennings, SVP, Virtustream
Rediet Tilahun, Cloud Architect, US Public Sector, NetApp

(CCEB1304)
hCLOUD© Management

Moderator:
Sari Lafferty, Business Affairs, DCIA
Panelists:
Allan McLennan,
President & Chief Analyst,
The PADEM Group
Allen Bintz, Principal Solutions Architect, Level 3
Bruce Backa, CEO,
NTP Software
Justin Linenkohl, Solutions Architect, Cloud Services, VeriStor Systems

3:00 - 3:30pm
MID-AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK (In Exhibition Hall)


 
Cloud Computing for GOVERNMENT
gCLOUD©
Track B:
Cloud Computing for HEALTHCARE
hCLOUD©
3:30 - 3:50pm

(CCEA1305)
gCLOUD© Data Storage

Keynote Speaker:
Fred Holloway, VP, Channel Sales, CyrusOne

(CCEB1305)
hCLOUD© Data Storage

Keynote Speaker:
Avi Freedman, CTO, ServerCentral

3:50pm - 4:10pm

(CCEA1306)
gCLOUD© Software Applications

Keynote Speaker:
Debbie Brodt-Giles, Digital Assets Supervisor, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

(CCEB1306)
hCLOUD© Software Applications

Keynote Speaker:
Roman Pavlyuk, Solutions Product Manager, SoftServe

4:10pm - 4:30pm

(CCEA1307)
gCLOUD© Workflow Processes

Keynote Speaker:
Grant Kirkwood, Founder,
Unitas Digital

(CCEB1307)
hCLOUD© Workflow Processes

Keynote Speaker:
Scott Gorcester, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, VirtualQube

4:30pm - 5:30pm

(CCEA1308)
gCLOUD© Implementation Strategies

Moderator:
Ross Freedman, Associate, DCIA
Panelists:
Brian Crowley,
Federal Solutions Architect,
ASG Software
Grant Kirkwood, Founder,
Unitas Digital
Viswa Kumar, Director & FedRAMP Cons., QinetiQ
Debbie Brodt-Giles, Digital Assets Supervisor, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Damian Whitham, Sr. Dir., General Dynamics Information Technology

(CCEB1308A) 4:30 - 5:00
hCLOUD© Implementation Strategies

Moderator:
Sari Lafferty, Business Affairs, DCIA
Panelists:
Bob Finocchioli, Dir. of Bus. Dev., Apptix
Avi Freedman, CTO, ServerCentral
Roman Pavlyuk, Solutions Product Manager, SoftServe
Scott Gorcester, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, VirtualQube

(CCEB1308B) 5:00 - 5:30
hCLOUD© Directed Exchange

Panelists:
David Kibbe, CEO & Pres., DirectTrust
Scott Rea, VP & Bd. Mem., DigiCert
Andy Heeren, Director Network IP, Cerner
Kory Mertz, Challenge Director, ONC

5:45 - 7:00
EVENING NETWORKING RECEPTION (In Exhibition Hall)
Prize Drawings Courtesy of Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors
(Don’t forget to Leave Your Business Cards at Sponsored Exhibition Booths!)

 

FRIDAY – MAY 16, 2014

7:30 – 8:20am
Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast (In Exhibition Hall)


 
Cloud Computing for GOVERNMENT
gCLOUD©
Track B:
Cloud Computing for HEALTHCARE
hCLOUD©
8:30 – 8:50am

(CCEA1410)
gCLOUD© Vendor Criteria

Keynote Speaker:
Reza Rassool, CTO,
Kwaai Oak

(CCEB1410)
hCLOUD© Vendor Criteria

Keynote Speaker:
John Papadakis, SVP, Sales & Business Development, StoAmigo

8:50 – 9:10am

(CCEA1411)
gCLOUD© Task Prioritization

Keynote Speaker:
Sal Vella, VP, Rational Product Development and Customer Support, IBM Software Group – DevOps, IBM

(CCEB1411)
hCLOUD© Task Prioritization

Keynote Speaker:
Ramesh Menon, Cloud Technology Leader,
IBM Software Group

9:10 – 9:30am

(CCEA1412)
gCLOUD© Performance Metrics

Keynote Speaker:
Andy Caldwell., VP IT Service Operations, Aspiryon

(CCEB1412)
hCLOUD© Performance Metrics

 
   

9:30 – 10:15am

(CCEA1413)
gCLOUD© Economics

Moderator:
Ross Freedman, Associate, DCIA
Panelists:
Sal Vella, VP, Rational Product Development and Customer Support, IBM Software Group – DevOps, IBM
Andy Caldwell., VP IT Service Operations, Aspiryon
Victor Brown, IBM Distinguished Engineer, IBM Federal Office of the CTO
Reza Rassool, CTO,
Kwaai Oak
Mark Wells, Chief Technology Officer, Data Solutions and Technology (DST)

(CCEB1413)
hCLOUD© Economics

Moderator:
Sari Lafferty, Business Affairs, DCIA
Panelists:
John Papadakis, SVP, Sales & Business Development, StoAmigo
Ramesh Menon, Cloud Technology Leader,
IBM Software Group
Tom Mountcastle, Sales & Ops. Mgr., CSC Leasing
Stephen Halbrook, Sr. Mgr. & DC Area Practice Leader, BrightLine

10:15 – 10:45am
MID-MORNING NETWORKING BREAK (In Exhibition Hall)


10:45 - 12:05pm
(CCEP1401)
Application Development/Programming Challenges/Opportunities for ‘h’ and ‘g’ CLOUDS©

(Closing Plenary Keynotes)

Keynote Speakers:
Brian Kracik, Marketing Director, Cloud Solutions,
Oracle
Chris Poelker, VP, Enterprise Solutions,
FalconStor
Justin Linenkohl, Solutions Architect, Cloud Services,
VeriStor Systems
Blake Sutherland, VP, Cloud and Data Center Solutions,
Trend Micro

12:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Closes for Exhibitor Break-Down


12:05 - 12:45pm
(CCEP1402)
Final Considerations for Selecting, Deploying, and Evaluating Cloud Solutions
(Closing Plenary Panel Session)

Moderator:
Marty Lafferty, CEO,
DCIA
Panelists:
Michael Elliott, Technology Evangelist,
Dell
Vic Winkler, Author
Andrew Dietrich, Director, Managed Cloud Services ,
Oracle
Chris Poelker, VP, Enterprise Solutions,
FalconStor
Blake Sutherland, VP, Cloud and Data Center Solutions,
Trend Micro

12:45pm
CONFERENCE CONCLUDES

&
THANK YOU FOR YOUR DEDICATION TO THE CLOUD COMPUTING INDUSTRY!

 

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