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 utility and cloud computing topics:

    Felipe Huici (NEC), Chris Woods (Siemens), Ihor Dvoretskyi (CNCF), Antonio Martini …

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  3. Technical Programme

    The following peer-reviewed scientific papers will be presented in the UCC 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 Application Performance and Management I (session chair: Luiz Bittencourt)

    • Yogesh Barve, Shashank …
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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. Cloud Challenge

    The cloud challenge takes place on Wednesday, December 19, in room BASIC. Two finalists with actual working system implementations were admitted to the UCC Cloud Challenge from all submissions.

    • Ciaran Bryce: Security Governance as a Service on the Cloud
    • Andrey Brito, Christof Fetzer, Stefan Köpsell, Marcelo Pasin, Pascal Felber, Keiko …
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  6. Doctoral Symposium

    The UCC Doctoral Research Forum is a PhD symposium/young investigator track on Tuesday, December 18, in room BASIC. It also guides participating students through tracks on other conference days. The schedule is as follows:

    9.00 Shared UCC Keynote (auditorium)

    10.00 Doctoral Forum Keynote, Dirk Helbing, ETH Zurich …

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Calls

    The call for participation will be published soon.

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

    UCC 2018 Call for Papers

    Call for Workshops: We accept proposals for complementary and focused workshops. Please consult the Call for Workshops.

    Call for Posters: Submit your posters …

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  10. UCC 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

    • Valeria Cardellini, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
    • Luiz Fernando Bittencourt, University of Campinas, Brazil

    Workshops Chairs

    • Khalid Elgazzar, University …
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  11. Welcome to UCC 2018

    • UCC 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:

      • UCC Best Paper: Keisuke Inokuchi and Kenichi Kourai: UVBond: Strong User Binding to VMs for Secure Remote Management in Semi-Trusted Clouds
      • UCC Best …
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