Program

Wednesday 7th September 2016

08:00Morning Coffee & Registration
08:30Moderator Introduction & Live Poll

Executive Cloud Strategies attendee feedback - opinions on key issues to be addressed over the day.

Moderator: Daniel Tisljarec, Ericsson.

Plenary Session - Strategy and Implementation

08:50Cloud Transformation - Benefits of internal cloud adoption
  • Why Cloud? - Global examples of cloud services enabling business growth
  • Strategic drivers for infrastructure selection - Private/Hybrid/Public cloud solutions
  • Cloud as an enabler for digital transformation
  • Transformation is not only about technology
Johan Torstensson, Head of IT and Chief Information Officer and Jean-Philippe Poirault, Senior Vice President and Head of Business Unit IT & Cloud Services, Ericsson.
09:20The 3rd Wave of Cloud - changing the core identity of the IT organisation
  • Enabling the CIO to innovate and add value
  • The IT function - data extraction and manipulation rather than a data carrier
  • Public Cloud infrastructure - enabling commoditized services to be fully outsourced
  • Empowering the innovators and disruptors to overcome hurdles and reduce time to market
Otso Juntunen, Head of Google Cloud Platform - Nordics, Google.
09:40Trust - What we talk about when we talk about Trust in the Cloud
  • Inherent challenges in establishing long term trust for data integrity
  • Requirements for data integrity - Public Sector, Regulators, Corporates and End Users
  • The role of the Cloud provider in creating trusted networks and relationships
Daniel Akenine, President, IASA Swedish Chapter, National technology officer and chief security officer, Microsoft.
10:00Networking morning break

Data Protection, Security and Regulation in the Cloud

10:30The Cloud Provider's Perspective

This interactive panel discussion will allow the Cloud providers to respond to questions from the audience and address issues presented by the moderator including:
  • Regional cloud vs Global Cloud development
  • Working with regulators and governments to assure data transparency
  • Managing the challenges associated with 3rd party management
  • Implications of future Cloud developments

Panelist:
Daniel Akenine
, President, IASA Swedish Chapter, National technology officer and chief security officer, Microsoft.
Otso Juntunen, Head of Google Cloud Platform – Nordics, Google.
Niklas Antvik, Senior Sales Engineer, Box.
Fredrik Nygren, Systems Engineer Manager, Netapp.
Geoff Hollingworth, Ericsson
Lukas Hrdy, Head of Enterprise Cloud Services at Tieto
11:10How will the New Pan-European EU General Data Protection Regulation affect you?
  • Overview of the EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • Impact for strategic decision making across public and private sectors
  • Movement of data - implications for data security and IT infrastructure choice
  • Regional public cloud developments and implications
  • Urgent requirements to comply with before Spring 2018
Caroline Sundberg, Senior Associate, Advokatfirman Delphi.
Johan Hübner, Partner, Advokatfirman Delphi.
11:45Networking Lunch Break

Cloud in the Public Sector

12:45Hybrid Cloud - Digital continuity and Cross Agency Efficiencies
  • Drivers for establishing a Hybrid cloud solution
  • Data Embassies to ensure robust digital continuity
  • Empowering the broad range of govt agencies - security, efficiency and innovation
  • Overview of proposed hybrid cloud solution
Mikk Lellsaar, Head Specialist, Department of State Information Systems, Ministy of Economical Affairs and Communication, Republic of Estonia.
13:10Cloud Procurement - Lessons Learnt from the Cloud for Europe Initiative
  • Procuring innovative solutions for R&D
  • Establishing a coherent framework agreement for joint tender processes
  • Challenges arising from cross border regulatory variation
  • Implications of public and private procurement differentiation
  • Lessons learnt for the private sector in Cloud procurement
Linda Strick, Project Coordinator, Cloud for Europe, Business Development, Fraunhofer FOKUS
13:35Panel Session - Cloud in the Public Sector
  • How 'Public' should the Public sector infrastructure be?
  • Citizen data sharing facilitated by Public Cloud - Is this a realistic objective?
  • Data security and integrity - views of the way forward for the public sector
Moderator: Linda Strick, Project Coordinator, Cloud for Europe, Business Development, Fraunhofer FOKUS.

Panelist:
Joss Delissen,CIO, Post Nord, Sweden.
Mikk Lellsaar, Head Specialist, Department of State Information Systems, Ministy of Economical Affairs and Communication, Republic of Estonia.
Predrag Mitrovic, Rikspolisstyrelsen
14:15Group tours around the Ericsson Studio seeing the front end of innovation
14:45Networking coffee break

Practical Applications of Cloud Computing

15:15Customer Retention and Revenue Generation - Cloud based Big Data
  • Creating valuable data analytics from user behaviours and content consumption
  • Infrastructure solutions to drive down costs and barriers to entry for data analytics
  • The Telegraph solution and journey to implementing Cloud based applications
Robin Hayden, Head of Data and API Services, Telegraph Media Group, UK.
15:40Flexibility and Scaling Cost Effectively
  • Managing requirements with a highly variable visitor demand
  • Flexibility for development and testing
  • From private infrastructure to a fully cloud based solution
Hans Mehlin, CIO, Nobel Media, Sweden.
16:00Pure Play Cloud from the Get-go - Leaving on-premises Legacies Behind
  • The tale of Mag-Interactive’s growth – made possible through the public Cloud
  • The Cloud solutions – what and why
  • Open source, 3rd party application integration and in-house development
  • Opportunities with next generation Cloud
Kaj Nygren, CTO, Mag Interactive, Sweden.
16:25Public Cloud enabling Predictive Data Analysis for Early Detection of Childhood Reading Disorders
  • Rapid route to market - investment in innovation not infrastructure
  • Optolexia architecture – why the specific cloud solutions were adopted
  • Use of the regional cloud model to overcome data transfer issues
  • Using machine learning applications powered through the Public Cloud
Fredrik Wetterhall, CEO, Optolexia, Sweden
16:50Closing Summary, Speaker Q&A and Live Audience Poll
17:15-19:00Drinks reception and visit to the Ericsson Studio