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International Workshop on Cloud Computing
Tunis, Tunisia, 18-19 June 2012 Contact: tsbworkshops@itu.int

 

Programme

 

Monday, 18 June 2012
09:00 - 09:45
Opening Ceremony
  • Welcome Address, Mr Ali Ghodbani, CEO, Tunisie Télécom
  • Keynote Address, Mr Malcolm Johnson, Director of the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB), ITU
    [ Biography | Speech ]
  • Opening Address, H.E. Mongi Marzoug, Minister of ICTs, Tunisia
    [ Speech ]
Part I: Technical aspects of cloud computing​
09:45 - 11:00​

Session 1: Introduction to cloud computing

The objective of this introductory session is to outline the general characteristics of cloud technology, its benefits, technical barriers and what it means for development.
 
Moderator: Slaheddine Maaref, Tunisie Télécom [ Biography ]
  • Work of the ITU-T, Bilel Jamoussi, Chief Study Group Department, TSB, ITU
    [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • Status of the development of cloud computing, Chae Sub Lee, Chairman ITU-T Study Group 13
    [ BiographyPresentation ]
  • Emerging architecture for cloud computing, Monique Morrow, Convenor, JCA Cloud
    [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • Cloud: Evolution or Revolution, Slaheddine Maaref, Director Central Corporate Strategy, Tunisie Télécom
    [ BiographyPresentation]
​11:00 - 11:30 ​Break
​11:30 - 13:30

Session 2: Cloud computing services

This session will look at the nature and specific features of XaaS services delivered in the cloud.
 
Moderator : Nizar Bouguila, Tunisie Télécom
  • Introduction to cloud computing services of Tunisie Télécom, Montasser Bachouerdiane and Adel Belhadj Amor, Tunisie Télécom
    [ Biography: BachouerdianeAmorPresentation ]
  • Industry strategies (Data centre strategies)– 2, Mehdi Hammouda, HP
  • Microsoft’s Cloud Services, Anis Chebbi and Fares Zekri, Microsoft
    [ Biography: Chebbi | Zekri | Presentation ]
  • Testimonies of a start-up hosting their services in the public cloud, Zied Ben Salem, Axelaris
    Presentation ]
​13:30 - 14:30 ​Lunch
Part II: Technical aspects of cloud computing​​ (continued)
​14:30 - 16:00
Session 3: Infrastructure and networks for the cloud
 
Moderator : Jamil Chawki, ITU-T Study Group 13 and France Telecom Orange [ Biography ]
​16:00 - 16:30 ​Break
​16:30 - 17:30

Panel 1: Opportunities and barriers for the adoption of cloud technology – Feedback on experiences

The panel will comprise managers of businesses supplying cloud services , data centre suppliers and network operators.
 
Moderator : Faycal Boujemaa, France Telecom Orange [ Biography ]
 
Panelists:
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Part III: Standardization aspects of cloud computing​
09:30 - 10:30
Session 4: Cloud computing concepts, definitions and standards – Defining the cloud 
 
Moderator: Bilel Jamoussi, Chief Study Group Department, TSB, ITU [ Biography ]
  • Stakeholder roles and responsibilities in the cloud, Selma Turki, IBM
    [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • The Cloud of large companies, Sami Soudani, Tunisie Télécom
    [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • Standardization of the cloud within ITU-T: Results of FG Cloud and launch of WP6 Cloud within SG 13, Jamil Chawki, ITU-T Study Group 13 and France Telecom Orange
    [ Biography | Presentation ]
10:30 - 11:00​ Break
Part IV: Regulatory aspects of cloud computing
11:00 - 12:30
Session 5: Opportunities offered by Cloud Computing and Regulatory Framework
 
Moderator: Mohamed Hamouda, Professor of Law [ Biography ]
​12:30 - 13:30 ​Lunch
​13:30 - 15:30
Session 6: Legal Issues and data protection
 
Moderator:
  • Privacy in cloud computing, Vijay Mauree, Programme Coordinator, TSB, ITU
    [ BiographyPresentation ]
  • Regulatory Issues for the Development of Cloud Computing in Tunisia, Moez Chakchouk, Tunisian Internet Agency
    [ BiographyPresentation ]
​15:30 - 16:00 Break
​16:00 - 17:00
Panel 2 : Updating regulations – A prerequisite for building stakeholder confidence in cloud computing
 
The panel will comprise staff members of authorities responsible for rule-making, regulation, data protection and data security.
 
Moderator: Fadhel Kraeim, Tunisie Télécom [ Presentation ]
 
Panelists:
  • Kamel Saadaoui, INT
  • Maitre Mokhtar Yahyaoui, INPDP
  • Moez Chakchouk, Tunisian Internet Agency