Meeting Agenda

CENTRA 4 e-Program is now available for download here (PDF)

				Sunday, April 21, 2019 

Travel Day. Arrival in Jeju.

				Monday, April 22, 2019  

09:00 AM

Registration and Poster Setup

9:30 – 10:30 AM

Plenary Opening and Flyby Session

  • Session Chair: Woojin Seok
  • Welcome remarks: Hee-Yoon Choi (President, KISTI)
  • Opening Talk /Keynote: “P4: Its Concept and Applications to Data Science”,
       Sangheon Pack (Korea University, Korea)
  • Presentation: “CENTRA 4: Objectives, Partners and Desired Outcomes”,
        José Fortes (University of Florida, USA),
        Kum Won Cho (KISTI, Korea),
        Fang-Pang Lin (NCHC, Taiwan),
        Rui Oliveira (INESC TEC, Portugal),
        Shinji Shimojo (NICT & Osaka University, Japan).

10:30 – 10:45 AM

Group Photo

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM

Plenary Dive-in Session 1: Ongoing Projects (15-mins each)

  • Session Chair: Shinji Shimojo
  • Project review: “Dynamically Aggregating Smart Community Sensors, Edge and Cloud Resources with Overlay VPNs”,
       Renato J. Figueiredo, Kensworth Subratie, Saumitra Aditya, Vahid Daneshmand (University of Florida, USA),
       Eiji Kawai, Hiroaki Yamanaka, Naomi Terada (NICT, Japan),
       Glenn Ricart (US Ignite, USA),
       Hyuk-Jae Lee (Seoul National University, South Korea),
       Jingtao Sun, Tomoya Tanjo (NII, Japan),
       Kohei Ichikawa (NAIST, Japan),
       Ryousei Takano (AIST, Japan),
       Susumu Date, Takuda Yamada, Yoshiyuki Kido (Osaka University).
  • Project review: “SDN-IP Peering for IoT Data Transmission”,
       Te-Lung Liu, Grace Hui-Lan Lee, Jen-Wei Hu (NCHC/NARLabs, Taiwan),
       Shinji Shimojo, Naomi Terada, Yoshihiko Kanaumi, Eiji Kawai (NICT, Japan),
       Yasuaki Shinzato, Fukumasa Morifuji, Hirofuyu Noguchi (OOL, Japan),
       Chu-Sing Yang (NCKU, Taiwan),
       Chien-Chao Tseng (NCTU, Taiwan),
       Joe Mambretti, Jim Chen, Fei Yeh (iCAIR, USA),
       Jelina Tetangco, Jay Combinido, Peter Banzon, Christian Matira, Jon Perdon (ASTI, Philippines),
       Linh Truong Dieu, Binh Minh Nguyen, Ngo Hong Son (HUST, Vietnam),
       Phạm Dinh Lam (VNU, Vietnam),
       Chalermpol Charnsripinyo (NECTEC, Thailand),
       Luke Jing Yuan (MIMOS, Malaysia).
  • Project review: “AVAU Applications for Smart Agriculture”,
       Ming-Der Yang, Hui Ping Tsai, Cloud Tseng, Yu-Chun Hsu (National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan),
       Christopher Stewart (Ohio State University, USA).
  • Project review: “”,
       Glenn Ricart, Rick McGeer (US Ignite, USA),
       Justin Cappos (NYU, USA),
       Timur Friedman (UPMC Sorbonne Universités, France),
       Albert Rafetseder (Universität Wien, Austria),
       Ada Gavrilovska (Georgia Tech, USA),
       John Kubiatowicz (UC Berkeley, USA),
       Matt Hemmings (University of Victoria, Canada),
       Bithika Khargharia (US Consultant, USA),
       Aki Nakao (University of Tokyo, Japan),
       with inspiration and consultation from Toshio Asai (NICT), Charlie Catlett (Argonne Nat’l Lab), Eiji Kawai (JGN-X), Renato Figueiredo (UFL), Jason Haga (AIST), Kensworth Subratie (UFL), Ling-Jyh Chen (Academica Sinica), Matthew Delcambre (UL Lafayette), Maxine Brown (UIC), Felix Wu (UC Davis), Shinji Shimojo (Osaka University), Tho Nguyen (UVA).
  • Project review: “IT for Natural Disaster Management & Visualization Alliance”,
       Jason Haga (AIST, Japan),
       Jason Leigh (University of Hawaii, USA),
       Maxine Brown (University of Illinois, Chicago, USA),
       William Chang (University of Hawaii, USA).
  • Project review: “Collaborative Lifemapper”,
       James Beach, Aimee Stewart (University of Kansas, USA),    Hsiu-Mei Chou, Fang-Pang Lin (NCHC, Taiwan),
       Jason Leigh (University of Hawaii, USA),
       Michael Elliott (University of Florida, USA).

12:15 – 1:15 PM

Lunch (Koji, 1f)

1:15 – 2:30 PM

Plenary Dive-in Session 2: Ongoing Projects and New Projects (15-mins each)

  • Session Chair: Shava Smallen
  • Project review: “AirBox: an participatory ecosystem for PM2.5 monitoring”,
       Ling-Jyh Chen (Academia Sinica, Taiwan),
       Shyhtsun Felix Wu (UC Davis, USA),
       Shava Smallen (San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA),
       Lim Hock Beng (Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore),
       Charlie Catlett (Argonne National Laboratory, USA).
  • Project review: “Privacy-preserving Cloud Computing for IoT”,
       João Paulo, Rogério Pontes, Ricardo Macedo, Tânia Esteves (INESC TEC, Portugal),
       Woojin Seok (KISTI, Korea).
  • Proposed project: “ScienceLoRa: The Wireless IoT Network & Service in KREONET for IoT Applications in Science”,
       Joobum Kim, Woojin Seok, Jaeseung Kwak, Kiwook Kim, Jeonghoon Moon (KISTI, Korea).
  • Proposed project: “Semi-Automated Emergency Response Systems”,
       Tam Chantem, Ryan Gerdes, and Kevin Heaslip (Virginia Tech, Virginia, USA),
       Pamela Murray Tuite (Clemson University, South Carolina, USA).
  • Proposed project: “Data Science Platform for Scaling Collaborative Research”,
       Alípio Jorge, Susana Barbosa, Nuno Moniz, Helder Oliveira, João Vinagre (INESC TEC, Portugal).

2:30—3:00 PM

Tea break and Posters

  • Posters will be on display for viewing by attendees and presentation by their authors

3:00 – 4:30 PM

Plenary Dive-in Session 3: New Projects (15-mins each)

  • Session Chair: Rui Oliveira
  • Proposed project: “Development of a low-cost camera system for object recognition/tracking and its applications”,
       Hyuk-Jae Lee (Seoul National University, Korea),
       Jinsung Kim and Kyujoong Lee (Sunmoon University, Korea).
  • Proposed project: “Smart and Connected Communities Testbed”,
       Glenn Ricart (US Ignite, USA).
  • Proposed project: “HPC Demand Response”,
       Jason Liu (Florida International University, USA),    Xingfu Wu (University of Chicago, USA).
  • Proposed project: “SCALE3:A resilient IoT data gathering and real-time data processing for safe community alerting”,
       Kyungbaek Kim (Chonnam National University, Korea),
       Nalini Venkatasubramanian (UC Irvine, USA),
       Cheng-Hsin Hsu (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan).
  • Proposed project: “Secure Data Collaborations Using GFFS”,
       Courtney Hill, Andrew Grimshaw, Tho Nguyen (University of Virginia, USA),
       Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI, USA),
       Indiana University, USA;
       Water Resources University (Vietnam),
       Vietnam National University – International University (VNUIU, Vietnam),
       Department of State Mekong Water Data Initiative (USA).
  • Researcher introduction: “Social-Edge CPS: Social-Cyber-Physical Systems Meet Edge Computing”,
       Hana Khamfroush (University of Kentucky, USA).

4:30—5:00 PM:

Tea break and Group formation for Ongoing and New Projects

  • Attendees interact and declare intention to join existing and/or new projects. Writing boards are provided for researchers to write their names under the proposed projects. Project elaborations, planning and discussions by the resulting collaboration groups take place in the second and third day of the agenda.

5:30 PM

Welcome Dinner (Koji, 1f)

				Tuesday, April 23, 2019

08:30 – 10:00 AM

Panel 1: “What is good about CENTRA and how to make it better”,

  • Panelists:
       Joobum Kim (KISTI, Korea),
       João Paulo (INESC TEC),
       Eiji Kawai (NICT Japan),
       Aimee Stewart (University of Kansas, USA),
       Ming-Der Yang (NCHU, Taiwan),
       Kensworth Subratie (University of Florida, USA).
  • Panel chair: Renato Figueiredo (University of Florida, USA)

10:00 – 10:30 AM


10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Catch-a-project-and-group Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • Participants of different projects gather in distributed rooms to continue the formulation and advancement of collaborations around existing and proposed projects

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch (Koji, 1f)

1:15 – 2:30 PM

Concurrent Group Breakout Sessions

  • Participants of different projects gather in distributed rooms to continue the formulation and advancement of collaborations around existing and proposed projects

2:30 – 3:30 PM

Group reports (3-mins each)

  • Session Chair: Fang-Pang Lin
  • Plenary session with three-minute reports by each project leader

3:30 – 3:45 PM


3:45 — 5:00 PM

Panel talk 2: “Sustaining and growing CENTRA towards CENTRA 10”,

  • Panelists:
       Minsun Lee (Chungnam National University, Korea),
       Hiroaki Harai (NICT, Japan),
       Rui Oliveira (INESC TEC, Portugal),
       William Chang (University of Hawaii, USA),
       Peter Arzberger (University of California San Diego, USA).
  • Panel Chair: Beth Plale (Indiana University)

5:00 - 6:00 PM

Demo Session

  • Demo 1 (10 min): “SAGE2 Visualizer for Edge Computing, Image Processing, and Object Recognition”,
         Michael Elliott (University of Florida, USA).
  • Demo 2 (10 min): “Virtual Time Machine for Reproducible Network Emulation”,
         Jason Liu (Florida International University, USA).
  • Demo 3 (10 min): “FPGA Implementation of a Simplified YOLO Algorithm for Real-time Object Detection”,
         Hyuk-Jae Lee (Seoul National University, Korea).
  • Demo 4 (10 min): “Software Defined Switching on a Structured P2P Overlay Topology using Bounded Flooding”,
         Kensworth Subratie (University of Florida, USA).

6:30 PM

Dinner (Koji, 1f)

				Wednesday, April 24, 2019

09:30 – 10:00 AM

Plenary Session

  • Session Chair: Joobum Kim
  • Invited Talk: “Management of Crops Using On-Site Measurements”,
       Kwang Soo Kim (Seoul National University, Korea)

10:00 – 10:30 AM


10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Catch-a-project-and-group Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • Participants of different projects gather in distributed rooms to continue the formulation and advancement of collaborations around existing and proposed projects

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch (Koji, 1f)

1:30 – 3:00 PM

Concurrent Planning Sessions for Each Project

  • Participants of different projects gather in distributed rooms to identify and plan technical tasks, deliverables, outcomes and meetings to accomplish before CENTRA 5

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Plenary Take-away session

  • Plenary session with three-minute reports by each project leader on plans for follow-up work before CENTRA 5

4:30 – 5:00 PM

Announcements for Future CENTRA Events and Closing Remarks

  • CENTRA 5 Announcement: Rui Oliveira (INESC TEC, Portugal).
  • Closing Remarks: José Fortes (University of Florida, USA).

5:00 – 6:00 PM

CENTRA Advisory Board and Steering Committee meeting

  • Restricted to members of the CENTRA Advisory Board

6:30 PM

CENTRA Farewell & PRAGMA Welcome Dinner (Bulteok BBQ, Behind Red Bldg(beach))

		Thursday, April 25 through Saturday, April 27, 2019

Please visit the co-located event PRAGMA 36 Workshop webiste for agenda details for April 25, 26 and 27. Please note that PRAGMA 36 pre-workshop starts on Wednesday, April 24, 2019