Cornell Cloud Workshop - 2019


The IAP Cornell Workshop on the Future of Cloud Computing will be conducted on Friday May 3, 2019 on the Cornell campus in Ithaca, NY.


Time: 8:00AM–5PM (Badge Pick-up at 8:00AM – Advance Registration is Required)


Admission is Free for undergraduate and graduate students, post-docs, and professors to attend this Workshop on emerging Cloud and IoT Technologies.  This event is co-organized by Professor José Martínez and the IAP.


IAP Workshops feature a Technical Forum with a full day of in-depth technical presentations, with a student poster session conducted during the breaks and lunch.  Students in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, engineering, math, the physical and biosciences are welcome. Please check back later for speaker and agenda updates. 


Flash Memory Summit 2017
Computer Science Professor Ken Birman and grad student John Hohm chat during the Poster Session in Duffield Atrium at a previous IAP Cornell Workshop.


What to Expect at the 2019 Cornell Cloud Workshop

Attendees can expect (1) a rich technical program of speakers and panelists from academia and industry, (2) multiple opportunities to network with experts in academia and industry who research and provide solutions for all aspects of the cloud, (3) a poster session (open to any student) with Best Poster Awards of $300 cash. For further glimpses of what you can expect, please see the summaries of recent Workshops at Berkeley, CMU, Cornell, MIT, Stanford-UCSC, UT Austin, and UW.


QUOTES FROM PREVIOUS CORNELL CLOUD WORKSHOPS


Quotes from STUDENTS
“It was a fantastic experience to connect with industry leaders, and also learn more about current technological trends in cloud computing. We would love to participate in the next workshop. We greatly appreciate making this event possible!" – Hyun Ryong Lee and Shiwani Bisht, Cornell Electrical and Computer Engineering, Co-Winners of Best Undergrad Poster Award


“Thank you very much for the workshop! The talks were very interesting and very relevant. I got a great view of the problems in cloud computing that industry is facing.” Sagar Jha, Cornell Computer Science, Best Graduate Poster Award 


Quotes from FACULTY
"Participation was quite high, in both attendance and caliber, and it was very active, which the IAP Workshop format supports quite naturally. The Workshop included my colleagues from both ECE and CS here at Cornell, so we had broad academic participation, which brought some fresh perspectives to the problems and solutions impacting the future of cloud computing.” – Prof. Jose Martínez, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering


“Thank you again for organizing the event -- it's great to bring top people from tech companies to Ithaca. I really enjoyed it!” – Professor Nate Foster, Cornell CIS, Department of Computer Science


“I actually thought it was a fantastic workshop, an unquestionable success, starting from the dinner the night before, through the workshop itself, to the post-event reception for the student Best Poster Awards.” – Professor Ken Birman, the N. Rama Rao Professor of Computer Science


Quotes from INDUSTRY

“The quantity and quality of the information flowing at the workshop was tremendous. The workshop activities and format provided ample opportunity to dialog with the other attendees and initiate new relationships.  Bottom line, I left Cornell with some new relationships and ideas that will positively impact our work supporting cloud computing solutions at Samsung.” – Farhad Tabrizi, Senor Vice President, Samsung

“Congratulations on a very successful Cloud Workshop. Personally, it was very rewarding for me. I was delighted to find some common interests with both the students and professors regarding my work in cloud monitoring solutions!" – Tong Li, Senior Software Engineer, IBM


“It was a real pleasure to attend the Cornell Workshop, and interact with so many talented students and professors!” – Ed McLellan, Distinguished Engineer, Marvell


Flash Memory Summit 2017
Cornell University – Ithaca, New York