St-Petersburg EU-Russian Workshop St-Petersburg EU-Russian Workshop

MyFIRE Russian workshop will be held 27 June 2012 in St. Petersburg. The official date of event collocates with the Scientific Conference "Telematics 2012" (26-28 June).

The Conference has taken place annually since 1994. Number of publications in the collections of theses in different years ranged from 140 to 447, the number of authors - from 296 to 813. Telematics provides insight into the current state and main directions of information technology development in education and research.

During the event the following issues will be highlighted:

  • objectives in Russia for collaboration with European Union,
  • priorities for Russian-European Union collaboration,
  • steps to be taken in this direction in near future,

Agenda Agenda

The agenda of the workshop aims to meet three main challenges:

  • Identify the FIRE topics relevant for the EU-Russia cooperation
  • Define the key axes of the EU-Russia collaboration strategy in Future Internet and propose a set of actions
  • Explore the opportunity of a EU-RU coordinated action in FIRE


Welcome and opening


Andrei Rybin, University ITMO, Franck Le Gall, MyFIRE coordinator


Morning session: Future Internet Research and Experimentation activities in Europe and Russia



Overview of the European FIRE initiatives : key priorities , challenges and impacts Jacques Babot , European Commission


Russian Technological Platforms  for the Future Internet

Prof. Alexander Boukhanovsky, Director of Research Institute for eScience, University ITMO


Coffee break


VideoGrid: cloud based multimedia platform for joint research on the Internet.

By ChSC of RAS, prof. Lev Shchur


"University Cluster" program – Testbed for Cloud Computing

By ISP RAS, Dr. Arutyun Avetisyan    


Russian Infrastructure for Supercomputer Applications (RISA)

By JSCC RAS, Dr. Pavel Telegin


Coffee break


Kurchatov Institute, Planetab node

By Kurchatov Institute, Dr. Vasiliy Velikhov


Semantic WEB research in Data Centre of RAS: Duet of Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of RAS and Semantic Technology Centre at HSE

By HSE, Daniel Hladky                                                                                                                                                 


SmartCity initiative in St Petersburg

By  Processing Technologies, LLC, Dr. Oleg Zolotarev




Biometric access control for cloud based service provisioning and management

By Speech Technology Center (STC), Dr. Olga Petrova


Multi-Agent Technology for Adaptive Resource Allocation, Scheduling and Optimization in Real Time.

By Knowledge Genesis, prof. Petr Skobelev


Networked testbed for hybrid systems

By ISP RAS, Dr. Nikolay Pakulin


Open flow technologies for Future Internet research

By Moscow State University, Dr. Ruslan Smeliansky


Afternoon panel session: Strategies

Co-Chairs: Philippe Cousin, Lev Shchur

Moderator: By Nikolay Pakulin, ISP RAS



1. Russian Forces

2. Strategy


Jacques Babot, European Commission

Alexander Tikhonov,  State Institute of Information Technologies and Telecommunications "Informika"

Vladimir Vasilev,  St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics

Marat Biktimirov,National Association of Research and Educational e-Infrastructures "e-ARENA", National Contact Point «Information and communication technologies", EU-RF Working Group "e-Infrastructure"

Yury Izhvanov, State Institute of Information Technologies and Telecommunications "Informika"


Summary and conclusions

Register Now!

The registration is mandatory.

Please register to the Workshop by registering to the Telematics Conference (as the workshop is part of the FIRE Conference) at:


The Complete Agenda

You can download the agenda of workshop here.


The Event Flyer

The flyer of event is under construction. it will be available as soon as possible.


The Venue

The Workshop will take place in St-Petersburg:

Conference hall NIU ITMO
Birzhevaya line, 4
199034 St-Petersburg - RUSSIA