Preliminary program

GECON 2020 will comprise 3 complete days, from Tuesday (15.Sept.2020) to Thursday (17.Sept.2020), time zone CEST.

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

8:459:00 Virtual Coffee (for informal chatting between all participants)

9:00 - 9:30 Introductory Remarks

  • Welcome to Izola Online. Vlado Stankovski
  • Introduction to GECON Conference Series. José Ángel Bañares, Jörn Altmann and Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda 
  • Best Paper Announcement. Vlado Stankovski

9:30 - 10:30 Keynote  Schahram Dustdar, Technical University of Vienna, Austria

The New Convergence - Research challenges in the IoT/Edge/Fog/Cloud Continuum

10:30 - 13:00 Session 1: Smartness in Distributed Systems

Introduction: Karim Djemame

  • A Consensus for Message Queue Based on Byzantine Fault Tolerance (Full). Jiahui Zhang, Jingling Zhao, Xuyan Song, Yiping Liu and Qian Wu
  • Automatic QA-pair generation for incident tickets handling- An application of NLP (Full). Mick Lammers, Fons Wijnhoven, Patricio de Alencar Silva and Faiza Allah Bukhsh
  • ProtectDDoS: A Platform for Trustworthy Offering and Recommendation of Protections (Full). Muriel Franco, Erion Sula, Bruno Rodrigues and Burkhard Stiller
  • Delivering Privacy-Friendly Location-Based Advertising over Smartwatches: Effect of Virtual User Interface (Full). Emiel Emanuel and Somayeh Koohborfardhaghighi

13:00 – 14:00 Virtual Lunch Break (for informal chatting between all participants)

14:00 – 15:30 Special Session: Decentralising Clouds to Deliver Intelligence at the Edge 

Introduction: Domenico Siracusa

15:30 – 16:30 Wild and Crazy Ideas Session

Introduction. Vlado Stankovski

  • OntoChain: Trusted, transparent and traceable knowledge on blockchain - A Next Generation Internet project with cascading grants. The OntoChain Consortium

16:30 – 17:30 Informal Discussions between all Participants

17:30 Close

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

9:00 – 9:30 Virtual Coffee for informal chatting between all participants

9:30 – 10:30 Keynote. Iain James Marshall, Amenesik, France

Building the European Cloud Service Federation for Business Needs

10:30 – 11:30 Session 2: Digital Infrastructures for Pandemic Response and Countermeasures

Introduction: Konstantinos Tserpes

  • A MDE Approach for Modelling and Distributed Simulation of Health Systems (Full). Unai Arronategui, José Ángel Bañares and José Manuel Colom
  • South Korea as the role model for Covid-19 policies? An analysis of the effect of Government policies on infection chain structures (Full). Alexander Haberling, Jakob Laurisch and Jörn Altmann
  • DISCUSSION on pandemic response with respect to resource allocation

11:30 – 12:10 Poster Session 

Introduction: Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda

  • The Influence of Online Reviews on API Adoption: A Developer-centric View (poster). Konrad Kirner and Somayeh Koohborfardhaghighi
  • Power of the Chunks: Bridging Education Services and Consumer Expectations through Reusable Knowledge Modules (poster). Djamshid Sultanov and Jorn Altmann
  • Exascale Computing Deployment: a Note on the Economics Challenges (poster). Karim Djemame and Hamish Carr

12:10 – 14:00 Virtual Lunch Break (for informal chatting between all participants)

14:00 – 16:00 Session 3: Dependability and Sustainability

Introduction: Bruno Tuffin

  • A Network Reliability Game (Full). Patrick Maillé and Bruno Tuffin
  • NuPow: Managing Power on Data Center Multiprocessors (Full). Changmin Ahn, Seungyul Lee, Chanseok Kang and Bernhard Egger
  • Multi-Tier Power-Saving Method in Cloud Storage Systems for Content Sharing Services (Full). Horleang Choeng, Koji Hasebe, Hirotake Abe and Kazuhiko Kato
  • Instant Live Migration (Full). Changyeon Jo, Hyunik Kim and Bernhard Egger

16:00 - 16:30 Virtual Coffee Break (for informal chatting between all participants)

16:30-17:20 Session 4: Economic Computing and Storage

Introduction: Maurizio Naldi

  • Towards Economical Live Migration in Data Centers (Full). Youngsu Cho, Changyeon Jo, Hyunik Kim and Bernhard Egger
  • Index-Selection for Minimizing Costs of a NoSQL Cloud Database (WiP). Sudarshan Chawathe

17:20 19:00 Cyber Socialisation  

Thursday, 17 September 2020

9:00 – 9:25 Virtual Coffee (for informal chatting between all participants)

9:25 Best Poster Announcement

Introduction: Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda

9:30 – 10:30 Panel Session 0. Topic: Economics Concepts in Computer Science and their Challenges

Introduction: Jörn Altmann

Panelist: Bruno Tuffin (game theory), José Ángel Bañares (Petri-Nets), Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda (auctions), Maurizio Naldi (risk evaluation)

10:30 – 11:00 Virtual Coffee Break (for informal chatting between all participants)

11:00 – 12:00 Panel Session 1. Topic: Exascale Computing Economics

Introduction: Karim Djemame

Panelist: Dieter Kranzlmüller, Odej Kao (tentative)

12:00 – 14:00 Virtual Lunch Break (for informal chatting between all participants)

14:00 – 15:00 Closing Remarks and GECON 2020 Presentation