13:30 – 14:00 Opening and Keynote Speech
Dr. Honggang Wang (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA)
Title: “Towards Smart and Secure Connected Health”

14:00 – 15:00 Session I “Big data infrastructure and platforms”

Session Chair: William Liu (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)

Improving Spark Performance with Zero-copy Buffer Management and RDMA
Hu Li, Tianjia Chen and Wei Xu (Tsinghua University, P.R. China)

User Interest Acquisition by Adding Home and Work Related Contexts on Mobile Big Data Analysis

Chen Zhou, Jiang Hao, Yanqiu Chen, Lihua Wu and Shuwen Yi (Wuhan University, P.R. China)

SustainMe If You Can: Sustainable Transmission Networking Design for Big Data
Bing Luo and William Liu (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand), Adnan Al-Anbuky (AUT University, New Zealand)

Security Architecture based on Defense in Depth for Cloud Computing Environment
Theodoros Mavroeidakos (University of Piraeus, Greece), Angelos Michalas (Technological Education Institute of Western Macedonia, Greece), Dimitrios D. Vergados (University of Piraeus, Greece)

Online Activities Categorization of Mobile User
Jin Cao (Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, USA), Hao Zhong (Rutgers University, USA), Buvaneswari A Ramanan (Alcatel-Lucent, USA), Peter Schott (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, USA)

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00 Session II “Big data theories, models, algorithms, solutions”
Session Chair: Georgios Skourletopoulos (University of Nicosia, Cyprus)

Optimal Parameter Setting for Indoor Localization via Big Data Analysis
Yu Gu and Lianghu Quan (Hefei University of Technology, P.R. China), Fuji Ren (The University of Tokushima, Japan), Jie Li (University of Tsukuba, Japan)

Communication Cost Efficient Virtualized Network Function Placement for Big Data Processing
Lin Gu (The University of Aizu, Japan), Sheng Tao (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, P.R. China), Deze Zeng (China University of Geosciences, P.R. China), Hai Jin (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, P.R. China)

Spark-based Large-scale Matrix Inversion for Big Data Processing
Yang Liang, Jun Liu, Dr. and Cheng Fang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China), Nirwan Ansari (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)

Novel Clustering-Based Approach for Local Outlier Detection
Haizhou Du (University of Tongji, P.R. China), Shengjie Zhao and Daqiang Zhang (Tongji University, P.R. China), Jinsong Wu (Universidad de Chile, Chile)

Fair Energy-Efficient Resource Allocation Based on Queue Balancing in Data and Energy Integrated Communication Networks

Qin Yu, Yizhe Zhao and Lanxin Zhang (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, P.R. China), Kun Yang (University of Essex, United Kingdom), Supeng Leng and Fan Wu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, P.R. China)

Towards the Evaluation of a Big Data-as-a-Service Model: A Decision Theoretic Approach

Georgios Skourletopoulos and Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis (University of Nicosia, Cyprus), George Mastorakis (Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece), Evangelos Pallis (Technological Educational Insitute of Crete, Greece), Periklis Chatzimisios (Alexander TEI of Thessaloniki, Greece), Jordi Mongay Batalla (Warsaw University of Technology and National Institute of Telecommunications, Poland)

Quantitative Workload Analysis and Prediction using Google Cluster Traces
B Bingwei Liu (Binghamton University, SUNY, USA), Yinan Lin and Yu Chen (Binghamton University, USA)