Welcome and Overview of Mass Open Cloud, Open Cloud Testbed, New England Research Cloud (NERC), OpenInfra Labs and Operate First

March 2, 2020, 9:00 – 10:30 AM

I. Welcome and Opening Remarks – Eric Kolaczyk, Director, Hariri Institute for Computing
II. Overview of the motivation, vision, and goals of the projects that are the focus of the workshop
III. Brief review of the history of the MOC
IV. Overviews of each of the workshop’s key initiatives V. Brief overview of the workshop’s program, showing how the elements over the two days relate.


Hugh Brock, Research Director, Red Hat
Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation
Peter Desnoyers, Associate Professor, Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Northeastern University, and PI, Mass Open Cloud and Open Cloud Testbed
Wayne Gilmore, Director of Research Computing, Boston University
Orran Krieger, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University, and PI, Mass Open Cloud, Red Hat Collaboratory and Open Cloud Testbed
Scott Yockel, Director of Research Computing, Harvard University
Michael Zink, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UMass Amherst, and PI, CloudLab Mass Open Cloud, and Open Cloud Testbed

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