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Cloud Computing Uptake in the Public Sector

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The goal of the workshop "Cloud Computing Uptake in the Public Sector" was to bring together organisations that have expressed clear interest in cloud computing and that could benefit from interaction. Furthermore the workshop provided input to identifying possible future actions in this area.

Overview

The agenda and the presentations given at the workshop are available below:

CLOUD COMPUTING UPTAKE IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 10:00–16:15 hrs
European Commission, Avenue de Beaulieu 29, Room 0/27, Brussels

Agenda

Chair: Dirk van Rooy


09:45–10:15     Arrival


10:15                Welcome – Ken Ducatel


10:25                Horizon2020 ICT8 (public sector, cloud) – Dirk van Rooy

                         Presentation & Document


10:30                Pre-commercial procurement (PCP) and public procurement of

                         innovation (PPI) – Lieve Bos

                         Presentation


10:40–10:50     Q&A


10:50                PRACTICAL EXAMPLES OF PUBLIC SECTOR CLOUD

                         USE/PROCUREMENT
  

                         • EMPLOYMENT BROKERING – Paul Danneels, VDAB

                         (employment agency)

                         • eGOVERNMENT ISLE OF MAN – Peter Clarke, Government

                         Chief Technology Officer

                         Presentation


                         • CLOUD-FOR-EUROPE pre-commercial procurement

                         and service catalogue – Jan Colpaert, FEDICT (ICT Federal

                         Public Service)

                         Presentation 


11:45                CLOUD INITIATIVES IN VARIOUS SOCIETAL DOMAINS


                         • SCIENCE 

                            Maryline Lengert, ESA; Bob Jones, CERN

                            Presentation

                           
                         • EDUCATION 

                           European Schoolnet – Jim Ayre;

                           Presentation

                           SchoolontheCloud – Jens Vermeersch

                           Presentation


12:30–13:30     Lunch


13:30                CLOUD INITIATIVES IN VARIOUS SOCIETAL DOMAINS

                         (cont.)


                         • EUROPEAN CITIES 

                           Davor Meersman, iMinds; Cities of Barcelona, Ghent, Helsinki,

                           Antwerp,…

                           Presentation


                         • CULTURE 

                           Europeana – Pavel Kats;

                           Presentation

                           LoCloud – Walter Koch

                           Presentation


                        • TRANSPORT 

                           X-TRANS, Carsten Kestermann, Software AG

                           Presentation    


                        • Other interventions – Marc Wauters, Eurocontrol;...

14:25               Open discussion, commonalities, scope for joint action, ICT8

16:10–16:15    Closing – next steps

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