CloudCamp Frankfurt 2013: Call for Papers opened

On 29th October the CloudCamp Frankfurt 2013 takes place as part of the SNW Europe. With the leading theme „Cloud First! – Is cloud the new normal?“ we expect to see many participants again. After we already could gain a few very attractive speaker, including CloudCamp co-founder Reuven Cohen, we now open this year call for papers.

CfP: Until 10th October 2013

Who would like to submit a talk (Lightning Talk, 6 minutes) on the topic „Cloud First! – Is cloud the new normal?“ has the opportunity until the 10th of October 2013. Please use the form below.


  • Lightning Talk, 6 minutes
  • No advertising
  • No sales presentation
  • Experiences and visions
  • Language: English

Confirmed speakers

  • Reuven Cohen, Chief Cloud Advocate Citrix, Co-Founder CloudCamp (@ruv)
  • Chris Boos, CEO arago AG (@boosc)
  • René Buest, Analyst New Age Disruption, Analyst GigaOM Research (@renebuest)
  • Mark Masterson, Troublemaker CSC Financial Services EMEA (@mastermark)
  • Hendrik Andreas Reese, TÜV Rheinland i-sec GmbH
  • Moderation: Roland Judas, Technical Evangelist arago AG (@rolandjudas)

Additional information on CloudCamp Frankfurt 2013 can be found under http://cloudcamp.org/Frankfurt and http://cloudcamp-frankfurt.de.

Who don’t want do speak but participate as an attendee can register for free under http://cloudcamp-frankfurt-2013.eventbrite.com. Hint: CloudCamp participants can also attend SNW Europe for free.

„Cloud First! – Is cloud the new normal?“

Von Rene Buest

Rene Buest is Gartner Analyst covering Infrastructure Services & Digital Operations. Prior to that he was Director of Technology Research at Arago, Senior Analyst and Cloud Practice Lead at Crisp Research, Principal Analyst at New Age Disruption and member of the worldwide Gigaom Research Analyst Network. Rene is considered as top cloud computing analyst in Germany and one of the worldwide top analysts in this area. In addition, he is one of the world’s top cloud computing influencers and belongs to the top 100 cloud computing experts on Twitter and Google+. Since the mid-90s he is focused on the strategic use of information technology in businesses and the IT impact on our society as well as disruptive technologies.

Rene Buest is the author of numerous professional technology articles. He regularly writes for well-known IT publications like Computerwoche, CIO Magazin, LANline as well as Silicon.de and is cited in German and international media – including New York Times, Forbes Magazin, Handelsblatt, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Wirtschaftswoche, Computerwoche, CIO, Manager Magazin and Harvard Business Manager. Furthermore Rene Buest is speaker and participant of experts rounds. He is founder of CloudUser.de and writes about cloud computing, IT infrastructure, technologies, management and strategies. He holds a diploma in computer engineering from the Hochschule Bremen (Dipl.-Informatiker (FH)) as well as a M.Sc. in IT-Management and Information Systems from the FHDW Paderborn.