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Dinesh Verma, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, was one of the keynote speakers at the IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management, 11-15 May 2015 in Ottawa, Canada. The title of his talk was "Micro Cloud: Moving Computing to Data to Deal with Data Management and Security Issues for Enterprise Clouds".
Also keynoting the conference was IBM Research alumnus, Joe Hellerstein (now with the University of Washington), whose talk was entitled "Big Data in Science: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly".