Cloud Engineering and Internet of Things: Social media highlights of IC2E and IoTDI 2018 conferences
By Michael Martinez
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It was the best of cloud computing and the Internet of Things, as far as tandem conferences go.
They’re called co-located conferences: The IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E) and the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI) held their 2018 gatherings the same week in the same venue, the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida, in mid-April.
The best paper winner for IC2E 2018 was “OPTiC: Opportunistic Graph Processing in Multi-Tenant Clusters” by Muntasir Raihan Rahman (Microsoft), Indranil Gupta (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Akash Kapoor (Princeton University), and Haozhen Ding (Airbnb).
The best paper winner for IoTDI 2018 was “Cook over IP: Adapting TCP for Cordless Kitchen Appliances” by Shruthi Kashyap, Vijay S. Rao, R. Venkatesha Prasad (all of TU Delft); and Toine Staring (Philips Research).
“The IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E) conference series seeks to provide a high-quality and comprehensive forum, where researchers and practitioners can exchange information on engineering principles, enabling technologies, and practical experiences as related to cloud computing,” its website says.
The conferences are known for lively questions from participants.
The ACM/IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI) 2018 featured topics about “the entire ecosystem revolving around IoT, such as cloud and edge computing, data analytics, sensor networks, mobile devices, Internet architecture, middleware and numerous IoT applications,” its website says.
Many presentations drew near capacity crowds.
The exhibition of posters provides some of the most informative experiences outside the conference rooms.
Not to mention how the hallways often provide the best rendezvous for networking.
Many awards and expressions of appreciations were exchanged…
…and the chance to socialize was ample…
…the spring weather was always inviting…
…and that Florida sunshine never disappoints.
About Michael Martinez
Michael Martinez, the editor of the Computer Society’s Computer.Org website and its social media, has covered technology as well as global events while on the staff at CNN, Tribune Co. (based at the Los Angeles Times), and the Washington Post. He welcomes email feedback, and you can also follow him on LinkedIn.