Swiss Open Systems User Group

Open Cloud Day 2017

The Open Cloud Day 2017 will take place on Wednesday, 14 June 2017 in Bern.

Place        A003, UniS, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, 3012 Bern
Date         14th June 2017
Time         08:30-17:30
Audience 130-180 participants

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Call for Participation: 6th Open Cloud Day

Place        A003, UniS, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, 3012 Bern
Date         14th June 2017
Time         08:30-17:30
Audience 130-180 participants


  1. Matthias Günter, CH Open
  2. Christof Marti, Service Engineering ZHAW
  3. Thomas Bohnert, Service Engineering ZHAW

Motivation and Goal

Cloud Computing becomes more and more important. To get the full power of clouds, in the view of CH Open these clouds should be open according to the principles of the open cloud initiative.

The goal is to foster open clouds and the interoperability of clouds. Especially taking into account the requirements of public administrations and large as well as small and medium-sized businesses.

In this conference concrete stacks will be discussed. In the afternoon session, specific workshops will be held. The developments in Gov Clouds will also be discussed.

The conference builds on the success of the previous Open Cloud Days.

Possible Program

The event is planned as a full day event with a single or double track and 2-3 training session for specific cloud stacks (hands-on).

  1. Clouds for Public Administration
  2. Success Stories of implemented clouds
  3. Details of Cloud Technology
  4. Cloud interoperability
  5. How to avoid/minimize lock-ins
  6. Platform as a Service

Call for Participation

We are looking for:

  1. Speeches and suggestions for speeches with the following information: Presenter, Title and Abstract until the 5th April 2017
  2. 2-3 groups/vendors around a cloud stack that would like to make a workshop (must be technical). Target - 20-30 participants.
  3. Sponsors: 7-9 * CHF 2'000
  4. As a Sponsor you get - naming in all publications, placing of a banner, a slot in the talks or a workshop, 2 free tickets, participation at the annual sponsoring dinner of CH Open. Existing CH Open sponsors get a discount.
  5. Media Partners
  6. Organizational Partners (we assume that SwissICT and SI will join CH Open as in the previous years)

 Other possible Topics

  1. New trends in open clouds 2017
  2. Services in the cloud
  3. Cloud migration strategies
  4. Vendor independent clouds
  5. Practical examples of open clouds (reports from companies using it)
  6. Practical examples of interoperability in clouds
  7. What are the attributes of a suitable cloud infrastructure
  8. How to source a cloud?
  9. Open clouds in Switzerland
  10. Converged infrastructure
  11. Cloud storage

Target Audience

  1. CIOs and Technical Managers
  2. IT staff in public administrations and businesses
  3. Technical Architects, System Engineers and Software Developers
  4. Members of Open Source cloud projects
  5. Cloud software vendors and service providers

Information needed for a talk

  • Title
  • Abstract (3-4 sentences)
  • Category: Technical or Business
  • Category: Workshop or Talk
  • Full name and title of the speaker, with company
  • Short Biography (3-5 sentences)
  • Email address
  • Mobile phone number of the speaker
  • Portrait photo of the speaker
  • Language - English

Information needed for sponsorship

  • Logo ( for print and web, PNG, EPS)
  • Contact person
  • Email
  • Necessary information to send an invoice

Target Pricing

Early Bird (Before 10th of May)16012020


 Workshop Fee

  • Free, when noted at time of ticket sale.

Reduced Fees for: Additional entries for sponsors, members CH Open, public administrations, SI, SwissICT



Please send your talk suggestions before 5th April 2017
Matthias Günter, +41 79 457 1322, matthias.guenter(at)
Christof Marti, +41 58 934 7063, christof.marti(at)   

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Letzte Änderung:  24.04.2017

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