2nd Workshop on Cloud Computing in Cyprus: Opportunities and Challenges
Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus & Microsoft Cyprus, Tuesday, June 30, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EEST), Nicosia, Cyprus
University of Cyprus, Department of Computer Science and Microsoft Cyprus organise the 2nd workshop under the title: "Cloud Computing in Cyprus: Opportunities and Challenges". The workshop aims at examining the prospects, the difficulties and the challenges of establishing the regulatory, technological and business environment that could unleash the potential of cloud computing in Cyprus.
10:00 –10:05 Welcome speech, Prof. Constantinos Christofides Rector, University of Cyprus
10:05 – 10:10, Welcome speech, George Petrakides, Country Manager, Microsoft Cyprus
LAWS & REGULATIONS AROUND THE CLOUD – ENABLERS OR BARRIERS?
10:10 – 10:30 Cloud Computing as an Innovation Platform: Implications for the Cyprus Economy, Prof. Marios Dikaiakos, Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus
10:30 – 11:15 Data Protection and Cloud Services: New Horizons, Mr Constantinos Georgiades, Officer, Office of the Commissioner for Data Protection, Cyprus
11:15 – 11:45 Trust & Transparency in a Mobile First, Cloud First World, Mr Jochen Engelhardt, Legal Director, Microsoft Central and Eastern Europe
11:45– 13:00 Panel Discussion (Moderator: Ms Anastasia Papadopoulou),
13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH