Cloud Computing Revealed (Session Four)

Seattle Technical Forum
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 01:30 - 03:30 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , Redmond, US
3.0 USD

What: Cloud Computing Revealed (Session Four)
When: Wed, Feb 15th, 2012 5:30 PM -- 9:00 PM
Where: Bellevue City Hall

Co-host company: Cloud Fair 2012
Event style: Talks, Q&A and interactive discussion
Admission: Registration required
Parking: Free (but limited)
Food: Light snacks/drink provided at hallway
Gifts: Swags from our sponsoring companies are available, including  door prize(s).

We are expecting 130+ people from local IT companies, organizations and startups, not necessarily technical people, but maybe marketing, PM, recruiters, investors...

Besides the world-class-expert speakers, there will be 30+ VIP guests from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Boeing, Facebook, Zynga, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, HTC, Hulu, Oracle, SAP, CA, UW, EMC, Expedia, Zillow, SEOmoz, Bungie, Nintendo, Intel, Dice, IBM, Salesforce, SGI, VMWare, Citrix...

Come on time and print out the confirmation page to guarantee a seat.

===Tentative Agenda =====

6 Speakers!

We start early this time!

5:30pm - 6:30pm, Snack & social (come early and meet interesting tech guru and investors, besides food)

6:30pm - 6:40pm, Introduction

6:40pm - 7:00pm, Talk
Clearing the Sky’s: What are the different kind of cloud platforms out there?
Speaker: Chris E. Avis, Sr. IT Evangelist, Microsoft

7:00pm - 7:20pm, Talk
Build, manage, and deliver highly scalable and reliable clouds using Citrix CloudStack
Speaker: Geralyn Miller, Principal Product Owner, Cloud Platforms Group, Citrix

7:20pm - 7:40pm, Talk
How IBM Watson works
Speaker: Torsten Bittner, Senior Software Engineer, IBM

7:40pm - 8:00pm, Talk
Introducing the Oracle Public Cloud
Speaker: Mark Nelson, Software Architect, Oracle

8:00pm - 8:20pm, Talk
Windows Azure Services – Building Blocks for Modern Cloud Applications
Speaker: Metodi "Toddy" Mladenov, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Windows Azure

8:20pm - 8:40pm, Talk
Technical Insights: Security, Liability and Legal Issues in Cloud Computing
Speaker: Vivek Bhatnagar, President, Greater Seattle Chapter at Cloud Security Alliance

8:40pm - 9:00pm, Q&A to all speakers, and interactive free discussion

9:00pm,  Door prize draw

9:00pm - 9:30pm, Social


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