Detailed information

  1. Registration

    Thank you for planning to attend the event. Registration to the conference is now available! Please register early to benefit from the discounted rates.

    Registration link

    Each registration entitles to attendance of UCC, BDCAT, all workshops, tutorials, the doctoral symposium and the UCC cloud challenge, as well as (within available …

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  2. Speakers

    The conference fosters in-depth technical-scientific presentations as well as inspiring talks by experts from industry and academia. The following speakers have confirmed their participation in the conference to deliver keynotes and invited talks on big data topics:

    Tim Bell (CERN), Erik Elmroth (Umeå University), SK Reddy (Hexagon), Philippe Cudré-Mauroux (eXascale …

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  3. Technical Programme

    The following peer-reviewed scientific papers will be presented in the BDCAT 2018 main conference track. Underlined authors will be available to present and discuss their papers. Session chairs and substitute speakers are indicated.

    Tuesday, December 18:

    10.00 Big Data Infrastructures I (session chair: David Chiu)

    • Silvina Caíno-Lores, Jesús Carretero …
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  4. Tutorials

    We are pleased to announce the following tutorials which will be delivered during the conference:

    Monday, December 17:

    • HPC Meets Cloud: Building Efficient Clouds for HPC, Big Data, and Deep Learning Middleware and Applications. (D. K. Panda and Xiaoyi Lu) (more information)
    • Unikernels for Dummies with Unikraft. (Felipe Huici) (more …
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  5. Workshops

    The following workshops are collocated with the conference and inform about their respective talks and papers on their dedicated websites.

    Monday , December 17:

    • 7th International Workshop on Clouds and (eScience) Applications Management - CloudAM 2018

    • 1st Workshop on Managed Fog-to-Cloud - mF2C 2018

    • 1st Workshop on Cloud-Native Applications Design and Experience - CNAX …

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  6. Posters

    The poster session will combine UCC and BDCAT posters. The following posters have been accepted for presentation on Wednesday, December 19. Underlined authors will be available to present and discuss their posters.

    • Kurt Stockinger, Jonas Heitz, Nils Bundi and Wolfgang Breymann: Large-Scale Data-Driven Financial Risk Modeling using Big Data Technology …

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  7. BDCAT Committees

    For any general conference inquiries, please contact us at

    General Chairs

    • Josef Spillner, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
    • Alan Sill, Texas Tech, USA

    Program Committee Chairs

    • Xinghui Zhao, Washington State University Vancouver, USA
    • Richard Sinnott, University of Melbourne, Australia

    Track Chairs

    • Big Data Science Track: Kenneth …
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  8. Calls

    The call for participation will be published soon.

    All calls for contributions are closed. Please consider submitting to BDCAT 2019 next year!

    BDCAT 2018 Call for Papers

    Note: Promising BDCAT papers without full validation may be selected for presentation in poster form after review. Posters are eligible for two pages …

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  9. Welcome to BDCAT 2018

    • BDCAT 2019 will take place in Auckland, New Zealand. This website will soon be switched to the 2019 conference including first calls for workshops and papers.

    • Awards:

      • BDCAT Best Paper: Sarthak Kukreti and Frank Mueller: CloneHadoop: Process Cloning to Reduce Hadoop's Long Tail
      • BDCAT Best Student Paper: Richard Sinnott, Fang …
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