Future Internet Forum

What are the implications of the Future Internet on the protection of critical information & enabling SECURITY, TRUST, and DEPENDABILITY? Why should you be interested?
December 3rdDigital Hub Dublin
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Speakers

Jacques Bus
Name:
Jacques Bus
Title:
Head of Unit "Trust and Security" (F5) of the European Commission's Directorate General Information Society and Media.
Topic Info:
Jacques Bus studied Mathematics at the University of Amsterdam and obtained his PhD with a thesis in Numerical Mathematics. He worked as a researcher at CWI (Amsterdam) for 15 years. In 1988 he joined the European Commission services in the Unit for Computer Integrated Manufacturing in the Esprit programme. Since then he has been responsible for programme wide operational and organisational affairs in the Esprit and IST programme and for Informatics support in DG Information Society. From June 2000 till March 2004, Jacques was Head of the Unit Software Technologies and Distributed Systems in the IST programme.

From March 2004 he has taken responsibilities for the area of Trust and Security in the ICT Programme, which includes Network and Information System Security, Trustworthy Computing and DRM, Biometrics, Identity management and Critical Information Infrastructure Protection. During 2003 and 2004 he was instrumental in the development of the Security Research Programme that started under FP7 in the EU.

   
Prof. Jan Eloff
Name:
Jan Eloff
Title:
Research Director SAP Research CEC Pretoria & SAP Meraka (CSIR) UTD South Africa
Topic Info:
Jan Eloff obtained a PhD (Computer Science) from the former Rand Afrikaans University (RAU) in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1985. He subsequently gained practical experience by working as a management consultant for Arthur Anderson and as an IT manager for Sasol. Currently he advises industry in the field of information security. He was appointed as a full professor in Computer Science from 1988 to September 2002 at the Rand Afrikaans University. In October 2002 he was appointed Head of the Department and full professor in Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Pretoria (UP) (http://www.cs.up.ac.za). He also chaired UP.s School of Information Technology from 2005 to 2008. In 2008 he received the Leading Minds in Research Award from the University of Pretoria for his research contributions. He received an outstanding academic achievement award from the University of Pretoria for the period 2006 to 2011. He is currently appointed as the Research Director at SAP Meraka UTD focusing on creating new software platforms for emerging economies.

At the University of Pretoria he is currently appointed as an Extraordinary Professor in Computer Science, and he is one of the founders of the Information and Computer Security Architectures (ICSA) research laboratory, which is part of the Department of Computer Science. His research group also participates successfully in the Centre of Excellence of which Telkom is one of the main sponsors. In 2004 he launched a community service project in the UP Department of Computer Science aimed at transferring IT-knowledge to learners in rural and poor communities. From 2004 to 2006 he was the President of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT). He is a member of the Council for Natural Scientists of South Africa and a full member of the Computer Society of South Africa.

He has published extensively in a wide spectrum of accredited international subject journals. Many acclaimed international and national conferences were organised and conducted under his leadership. He delivered papers at leading information security conferences on an international level.

He is an evaluated researcher from The National Research Foundation (NRF), South Africa. He is a member of the Council for Natural Scientists of South Africa.

He is an annually invited guest professor at the International Institute of Management in Telecommunications, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

He advises to industry on various information security projects.

   
Jacir Luiz Bordim
Name:
Jacir Luiz Bordim
Title:
Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science at University of Brasília
Topic Info:
Jacir Luiz Bordim received BSc in Computer Science from University of Passo Fundo (1994) , MSc degree in Computer Science from Nagoya Institute of Technology (2000) and Ph.D. degree in Information Science by Japan Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology (2003).

He worked as a researcher at ATR-Japan from 2003 to 2005. Since 2005 he is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science at University of Brasília. Dr. Bordim is a member of the editorial board of the IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems and has published extensively in many international conferences and journals, with over 50 peer-reviews papers published.

His interest includes mobile computing, collaborative computing, trust computing, distributed systems, opportunistic spectrum allocation, MAC and routing protocols and aspected related to Future Internet and Trustworthy ICT.

   
Willie Donnelly
Name:
Willie Donnelly
Title:
Head of Research & Innovation at Waterford Institute of Technology
Topic Info:
As Head of Research & Innovation at Waterford Institute of Technology since 2004, Dr. Donnelly has restructured research activity within the Institute from individual researchers to research clusters supported by individual research strategies in line with the Institute’s research strategy. Dr. Donnelly has been at the forefront of the European Telecommunications Management research and development industry since 1991. He co-founded the Telecommunications Software & Systems Group at WIT in 1996, which has grown from 3 to 150 people and has received over €55M in competitive funding to date.

Dr. Donnelly’s main research interest is in telecommunications Network Management with particular emphasis on Autonomic Network Management, Bio-inspired network management techniques and the challenges of managing the future internet. He has also supervised over 20MSc and PhD students from 1996-2008 in WIT. Nationally, Dr. Donnelly has served as a board member of IRCSET from 2001 to 2006, as well as an advisory group member on the Advisory Science Council Research Careers Task Force, Forfás wireless working group, Communications management working group and the Marine Institute working group on future research. Internationally, Dr. Donnelly has played a leading role in the European IST/ICT framework programme since 1989, with WIT and the TSSG continuing to be at the forefront of both the Autonomic Communications and Future Internet initiatives.

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Jim Clarke
Name:
Jim Clarke
Title:
Program Manager at Waterford Institute of Technology
Topic Info:
James Clarke is a program manager at Waterford Institute of Technology in the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) and is project manager of an FP7 Co-ordination action entitled INCO-TRUST (International Co-operation in Trustworthy, Secure and Dependable ICT infrastructures).

This project is charged with bringing together program management and research peers together from the EU, US, Australia, Japan, South Korea and Canada. In addition, Mr. Clarke is a Steering Board member of eMobility Technology Platform and member of the Permanent Stakeholders Group of ENISA - European Network and Information Security Agency.

   
Micheal O Foghlu
Name:
Mícheál Ó Foghlú
Title:
Executive Director Research, TSSG, WIT
Topic Info:
Mícheál Ó Foghlú is Executive Director Research and one of the co-founders of TSSG, an ICT research centre in Waterford Institute of Technology. He has an academic background in AI techniques through undergraduate and postgraduate work in the UK (in Keele, Cambridge and Central Lancashire).

His current research focus is on network management of IP networks and services. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the W3C, the Advisory Council of the Internet Society and he is Chair of the Irish IPv6 Task Force.

   
Fionn Murtagh
Name:
Fionn Murtagh
Title:
Director Information, Communications & Emergent Technologies, Science Foundation Ireland
Topic Info:

Prof. Fionn Murtagh has responsibility at SFI for ICT and for Energy.
He has held professorial chairs at the University of Ulster, and Queen’s University Belfast. He is Professor of Computer Science in the University of London and was Head of the Department of Computer Science at Royal Holloway, University of London up to 2007. Among other fields, he has worked extensively in the space sector with the European Space Agency, based at the European Southern Observatory.

He holds degrees in engineering, mathematics, computer science and mathematical statistics from Trinity College Dublin, Université P&M Curie, Paris, and Université de Strasbourg. He is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy, a Fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition, and a Fellow of the British Computer Society. He is currently President of the Classification Society of North America.

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Sue Daly
Name:
Sue Daly
Title:

Symantec UK & Ireland, Government Relations Manager

Topic Info:

Sue Daley is responsible of Government Relations in the UK and Ireland based in the London. Sue regularly attends Parliamentary, government and industry meetings representing Symantec. She has recently spoken at events such as the UK-China Internet Forum in Beijing on online data security issues and the European RSA conference panel session on data breach issues in Europe.

Sue was also a recent judge at the Nominet Best Practice Awards in London and she is currently deputy chair of the UK EURIM e-crime working group and sits on the UK IT membership organisation Intellect’s security and privacy related committees. Before joining Symantec in early 2007 Sue was senior policy advisor for information security at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

   
Imelda Lambkin
Name:
Imelda Lambkin
Title:
National Director for Framework Programme 7 (FP7) at Enterprise Ireland.
Topic Info:

Dr Imelda Lambkin is the National Director for Framework Programme 7 (FP7) at Enterprise Ireland. Dr Lambkin has a PhD in Medical Microbiology from University College London and has worked in industrial research contributing to and managing several international biotechnology joint ventures in drug targeting, ligand identification and combinatorial chemistry.

As the National Director for FP7 Dr Lambkin ensures that a co-ordinated and coherent approach is adopted across all of the components of FP7 so that Irish participation in the programme as a whole is optimised. She is the National Contact Point for International Cooperation and the Joint Research Centre. Current interests include strategic approaches to R&D and coherent research support as well as policy intelligence methodologies and their applications.

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Simon Foley
Name:
Dr. Simon Foley
Title:
Statutory Lecturer in Computer Science,
University College Cork
Topic Info:

Dr. Simon Foley is a Statutory Lecturer in Computer Science at University College Cork where he leads the security group based in the Cork Constraint Computation Centre. Prior to joining UCC in 1991 he was a Computer Scientist at Odyssey Research Associates (NY,USA) and recently (2006/7) spent a sabbatical at IBM (USA) where he conducted strategic research on security risk management.

He has over seventy international peer-reviewed publications on security and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Computer Security and the Journal of Privacy, Security, and Integrity. He has served as Program chair of the IEEE Computer Security Foundations Workshop and the ACM/ACSAC New Security Paradigms Workshop. He is the UCC partner on the Science Foundation Ireland funded Strategic Research Cluster on Federated, Autonomic Management of End-to-end communication services (FAME).

   
Glenn Wearen
Name:
Glenn Wearen
Title:
Middleware Specialist, HEAnet
Topic Info:

Glenn Wearen joined HEAnet in 2007 with responsibility for federated access. Prior to joining HEAnet, Glenn held a number of positions focusing on single-sign-on, federated access, and identity lifecycle management with HP, Baltimore Technologies and Fidelity Investments.

Glenn holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Applications (Software Engineering) from DCU and is an ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and ICS Certified Data Protection Practitioner.

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