FIRE conference – 14 & 15 December Ghent

part of the Future Internet conference week - a full program overview of the event week is available here !

Tuesday December 14th 2010

Joint conference dinner IPv6 conference, Living Labs & Smart Cities, FIRE conference and ServiceWave 2010

18.30 Boat trip from conference venue (ICC Ghent) to joint dinner

19.30 Joint conference dinner FIRE, Living Labs & Smart Cities, IPv6 conference & ServiceWave 2010

Participation to the FIRE Conference and the Joint Conference Dinner are free of charge. But registration is mandatory.

Wednesday December 15th 2010 – FIRE Conference

9.00 – 10.30 Opening session

Chair: Anastasius Gavras

  • Wim De Waele (IBBT), Welcome
  • Mario Campolargo (Director Emerging Technologies and Infrastructures), FIRE in the general Future Internet Strategy
  • Per Blixt, FIRE results from call 5 and plans for call 7
  • Jerker Wilander (FIRESTATION), FIRE portfolio, offering and challenges 

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.15 Panel – Experimentation in FIRE

Chair: Jacques Magen

  • Views of experimental facilities projects on how to stimulate use and populate facilities
    • Alex Gluhak, University of Surrey for Smart Santander
    • Christoph Heller, EADS for CREW
    • Julie Marguerite, Thales for TEFIS
    • Serge Fdida, Laboratoire d’Informatique de Paris 6 for Onelab2
    • Thomas Magedanz, Fraunhofer FOKUS for PII
    • Kostas Kavoussanakis, University of Edinburgh for BonFIRE
    • Hagen Woesner, EICT for OFELIA

12.15 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 16.00 Usages of FIRE facilities

  • Exciting services by testbed providers, examples of concrete use cases - feedback from the FIRE research projects
    • Anastasius Gavras, Eurescom, PII, Nancy Alonistioti, Univ. of Athens, Self-Net
    • Thanasis Korakis, CERTH, Onelab2, Diogo Joao Sousa Ferreira, Telefonica
    • Mauro Campanella, GARR, Federica Victor Lopez, Univ. Autônoma de Madrid
    • Stefan Fischer, Uni Lübeck, Wisebed, Carsten Buschmann, coalesenses GmbH
    • IBBT Virtual Wall & ECODE, Dimitri Papadimitriou, Alcatel-Lucent
    • Paul Müller, Uni Kaiserslautern, G-Lab/PII federatio
    • Tanja Zseby, Fraunhofer Fokus, Measurements in Onelab2, G-Lab, P-VIN
  • Steven Newhouse (Director, Practical and economic issues related to sustainability and usage of experimentation infrastructures

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break

16.30 – 18.30 FIRE next steps: towards an Internet Science

Chair: Georgios Tselentis

  • Georgios Tselentis, How FIRE can support multidisciplinary research
  • Open floor to participants to discuss concrete multidisciplinary topics needing experimentation on FIRE
    • Short presentations by the audience are possible if send in advance to
    • Networking and interaction with existing projects

18:30 – 21:00 Joint demonstration evening FIA, FIRE and ServiceWave

Participation to the FIRE Conference and the Joint Demostration evening are free of charge. But registration is required.