7th Symposium and Summer School On Service-Oriented Computing

July 1 – July 5, 2013 in Crete, Greece

The 7th Advanced Summer School on Service Oriented Computing (SummerSOC 13) continues a successful series of summer schools that started in 2007. The school regularly attracts world-class experts in Service Oriented Computing to present tutorials and state-of-the-art research during a week-long program organized in four thematic tracks:
Formal Methods for SOC, Computing in the Clouds, People in Services, Emerging Topics

Program 2013

The following table summarizes the 7th Advanced School’s program of lectures, which are categorized into four thematic sessions: Foundations of SOC, Computing in the Clouds, People in Services, and Emerging Topics. You may hover your mouse pointer over the table to see brief descriptions of the lectures and also scroll down this page for a detailed version of the program.

Hours Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1. Formal Methods for SOC
2. Cloud Computing
3. People in Services
4. Emerging Topics
5. Social Events
6. Project Presentation
7. Training
8. Phd Candidates Session
9. IMSE Activities
Sunday, June 30
IMSE Students Master Thesis Defence
Monday, July 1
Welcome and Logistics

Research Talk (Emerging Topics): “When to say NO or when to say MAYBE to protect privacy in the context of services”, J.C. Freytag, Humboldt U. Berlin[Presentation]

Tutorial (Cloud): “Cloud Native Applications and Patterns”, Frank Leymann, U. of Stuttgart[Presentation]


Tutorial (Cloud): “Cloud Native Applications and Patterns”, Christoph Fehling, U. of Stuttgart

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Industry talk (Cloud): “Cloud Operating Environment — development and operations of cloud-centric applications”, Michael Behrendt, IBM



Research talk (Emerging Topics): “A Pattern Language for Costumes in Films”, Johanna Barzen, U. of Stuttgart


Tuesday, July 2

Industry talk (People in Services): “Power is nothing without control – Get insight into your business processes and take action to improve business outcomes”, Gerhard Pfau, IBM[Presentation]


Industry talk (Cloud): “Software Defined Enviroments based on TOSCA”, Gerd Breiter, IBM[Presentation]


Tutorial (People in Services): “Elastic Computing”, Schahram Dustdar, TUV[Presentation]


“Student Session on Working at McKinsey”, McKinsey & Company

Tutorial (People in Services): “Engineering Elastic Applications on the Cloud”, Hong-Linh Truong, TUV[Presentation]


PhD session
Wednesday, July 3

Industry talk (Emerging Topics): “From Smart Grids to Transcontinental Networks: The Future of Energy Systems”, Lefteris Tsoukalas



Tutorial (Formal Methods for SOC): “Refinement, Simulation, Equivalence of Services”, Wolfgang Reisig, Humboldt U. Berlin



Tutorial (Emerging Topics): “Product line engineering and architecture that optimally exploit hybrid cloud infrastructures”, Dirk Muthig, Lufthansa Systems


Industry talk (Cloud): “Big Data Stream Processing”, Harald Schoening, Software AG


Industry talk (Emerging Topics): “Crowd-sensing: an Internet of Things Approach”, Iacopo Carreras, Founder and CEO, U-Hopper S.r.l.


Thursday, July 4

Industry talk (Emerging Topics): “Healthcare intelligence”, J. Sairamesh (Ramesh), 360Fresh Inc.


Tutorial (Emerging Topics): “u-map: a user-centric QoE-based recommendation system for mobile devices, or who is afraid of the active network users?”, Maria Papadopouli, U. of Crete


Tutorial (Formal Methods for SOC): “Temporal Logic and Model Checking”, Wolfgang Reisig, Humboldt U. Berlin



Tutorial (Cloud): “Towards model-driven provisioning, deployment, monitoring, and adaptation of multi-cloud systems”, Alessandro Rossini, SINTEF



Tutorial (Cloud): “QoS guarantees in cloud environments”, Danilo Ardagna, Polytecnico di Milano



Industry talk (Project): “The ARTIST project”, Ilias Spais, ATC



Industry talk (Cloud): “BonFIRE: Building service testbeds for Future Internet Research and Experimentation”, Bastian Koller, Michael Gienger, SANE-HPPC


Friday, July 5

IMSE Graduation Ceremony (@UoC campus)[Video]10:30 Doors Open Welcome drink / coffee11:00 Beginning of CeremonyWelcome Address by Prof. Dr. Evripidis Stefanou,Rector of University of Crete11:10 Welcome note by Prof. Dr. Willem-Jan van den Heuvel

Partner Coordinator Tilburg University

11:15 Welcome note by Prof. Dr. Christos Nikolaou,

Partner Coordinator University of Crete

11:20 Welcome note by Prof. Dr. -Ing. habil. Bernhard Mitschang

Partner Coordinator University of Stuttgart

11:25 Address by IMSE graduate, Rodrigo Machado MSc,

Title: The “IMSE Push”: career and life

11:30 Short music break

12:00 Address by Key Note Speaker, Dipl.-Ing Albrecht Stäbler,

Senior Managing Consultant, Chief Executive Officer (CEO),

NOVATEC Holding GmbH

Title: Master in Information Science achieved – and now?

12:30 Awards Ceremony

13:00 End of Ceremony

Program Committee of SummerSOC 13

Program Chair

Christos Nikolaou (U of Crete)
Frank Leymann (U of Stuttgart)

Organization Committee
Giorgos Koutras (Chair, OpenIT)
Themis Koutsouras (OpenIT)
Johanna Barzen (U of Stuttgart)

Program Committee

Mehmet Aktas (U of Yildiz)
Johanna Barzen (U of Stuttgart)
Marina Bitsaki (U of Crete)
Gerd BreiterTivoli Chief Architect Cloud Computing at IBM, Germany
Antonio Ruiz Cortés (U of Sivilia)
Marios Dikaiakos (U of Cyprus)
Schahram Dustdar (TU Vienna)
Don Ferguson (Dell)
Dimitrios Georgakopoulos (RMIT)
Aditya Ghose (U of Wollongong)
Theo Härder (U of Kaiserslautern)
Willem-Jan van Heuveln (Tilburg University)
Frank Leymann (U of Stuttgart)
Kostas Magoutis (U of Ioannina)
Bernhard Mitschang (U of Stuttgart)
Mario Nascimento (U of Alberta)
Daniela Nicklas (U of Baberg)
Florian Niedermann (McKinsey)
Mike Papazoglou (Tilburg University)
Cesare Pautasso (U of Lugano)
Wolfgang Reisig (Humboldt University Berlin)
Norbert Ritter (U of Hamburg)
Dr. Jakka Sairamesh (The Advisor Board Company)
Holger Schwarz (U of Stuttgart)
Harald Schoening (Software AG)
Craig Sheridan (Flexiant)
Jano Moreiro de Souza (UFRJ/COPPE)
Hong-Linh Truong (TU Vienna)
Prof. Olaf Zimmermann (U of Rapperswil)

The Steering Committee:

Prof. Shahram DustdarTechnical University of Vienna Austria
Dr. Donald FergusonVP, CTO for Software, Dell
Prof. Willem-Jan van HeuvelnTilburg University, Netherlands
Dr. Rania KhalafIBM T.J. Watson Research Center, NY, USA
Prof. Frank LeymannUniversity of Stuttgart, Germany
Prof. Kostas MagoutisUniversity of Ioannina& ICS-FORTH, Greece
Prof. Bernhard MitschangU. of Stuttgart, Germany
Prof. Christos NikolaouUniversity of Crete, Greece
Prof. Mike PapazoglouTilburg University, the Netherlands
Prof. Dimitris PlexousakisUniversity of Crete
Prof. Wolfgang ReisigHumboldt University, Germany
Dr. Jakka SairameshThe Advisor Board Company
Dr. Sanjiva WeerawaranaFounder, Chairman & CEO, WSO2, Inc., Sri Lanka
Prof. Olaf ZimmermannU of Rapperswil, Switzerland