IWCA Tentative Program and Schedule
Thursday, March 12th, 2015

1pm-2pm Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Keynote (Irfan Ahmad, CloudPhysics)

2pm-2:30pm Towards Optimizing Wide-Area Streaming Analytics
Benjamin Heintz (University of Minnesota), Abhishek Chandra (University of Minnesota)
Ramesh K. Sitaraman (UMass, Amherst & Akamai Tech)

2:30pm-2:45pm Refreshment Break

2:45pm-3:15pm Cloud-Scale Application Performance Monitoring with SDN and NFV
Guyue Liu (The George Washington University), Timothy Wood (The George Washington University)

3:15pm-3:45pm Online Spike Detection in Cloud Workloads
Amardeep Mehta (Umea University), Jonas Dürango (Lund University)
Johan Tordsson (Umea University), Erik Elmroth (Umea University)

3:45pm-4:15pm Scale up Vs. Scale out in Cloud Storage and Graph Processing System
Wenting Wang (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign), Le Xu (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign)
Indranil Gupta (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign)

4:15pm-4:30pm Refreshment Break

4:30pm-5:30pm Panel Session: The Convergence of Cloud, Big Data and Mobile
Judy Qiu (Indiana University), Prasad Calyam (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Indranil Gupta (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign), Renato Figueiredo (University of Florida)

5:30pm-6:00pm A Case Study of IaaS and SaaS in a Public Cloud
Yasuhiro Yamasaki (Kumamoto University), Masayoshi Aritsugi (Kumamoto University)