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First Day

September 29th 2021

European Cloud, National Cloud, Cloud Security and Trusted Certified Cloud

  • GAIA X and European Cloud Initiatives
  • Industrial Dataspace
  • Cloud Security and Respective technological Approaches
  • Trusted Cloud and Cloud Certification



⏱️ 12:00   – 1:00 pm    Venue: Conference Center Hotel ARCOTEL Donauzentrum

All activities will be conducted in accordance with the appropriate CoViD-19 pandemic regulations.


⏱️ 01:00 pm   Welcome Speeches

  • Martin STIERLE, President FITCE Austria, Chair of the Organizing Committee
  • Alois MIEDL, President FITCE Federation, Chair of the Congress


⏱️ 01:15 pm   Flash Back FITCE Congress 2020, President FITCE Poland

European Cloud

⏱️ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Key Note:
    GaiaX and the Austrian Project Ö-Cloud
    , Horst Bratfisch, msg Plaut Austria GmbH
  • Secure and Certified European Cloud Solutions, Dr. Tobias Höllwarth, EuroCloud Austria

  • Data Spaces and Infrastructure, Dr. Markus Tauber, Research Studios Austria

⏱️ 30min Break

National Cloud

⏱️ 3:30 – 5:00 pm

  • The European way of doing Artificial Intelligence: The state of play implementing Trustworthy AI, Dr. Bernd Beckert, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI
  • Gaia X – Industrial Data SpacesDr. Willibald Krenn, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

  • IoT and Edge Computing, Vishal Gera, Global Practice Leader, Telecommunications, Nagarro (ZS)

Welcome Reception

⏱️ 6:00 – 7:00 pm    Venue: Livingroom “Hotel ARCOTEL Donauzentrum”

Second Day

September 30th 2021

Low Latency Requirements for Industrial Data

  • Low latency communication 5G/6G
  • Edge Computing
  • Time Triggered Tthernet

Privacy Preserving Technologies for Industrial Data

  • New Cryptographic Approaches for Industrial Data

  • Blind Auctions and Multi Party Computation
  • Cloud Security and Privacy


Low Latency Requirements for Industrial Data

⏱️ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

  • Ultra Reliable Wireless 5G + 6G Communication Links, Thomas Zemen, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

  • Key Enablers for Time-Critical Communication in 5G NR and 5G Core, Alexander Sysoev, Managing Director Ericsson Austria

  • Low Latency Requirements and Edge Computing – New developments for 5 and 6 G Networks, Herbert Mittermayr, Nokia Bell Labs

⏱️ 30 min Break

⏱️ 11:00 am – 0:30 pm

  • Highly Reliable Ultralow-Latency Wireless Solution for Industrial Control Loops: Design and Evaluation, Martin Schiefer, Siemens AG Österreich
  • Edge Computing and Time Triggered Ethernet in Industry 4.0, Andreas Eckel, TTTech Computertechnik AG

  • Security Requirements and Concepts for the Industrial Edge, Reinhard Mayr, COPA-DATA GmbH and Simon Kranzer, FH Salzburg

🍝 00:30 pm Lunch


Privacy Preserving Technologies for Industrial Data

⏱️ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Secure Multi Party Computation and Privacy-Preserving DataMarkets, Stephan Krenn, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH

  • New Cryptographic Solution – Secure Cloud Storage and Technological Sovereignty, Werner Strasser, CEO,  fragmentiX Storage Solutions GmbH

  • Data Vault and Semantic Container, Christoph Fabianek, OwnYourData

⏱️ 30 min Break

⏱️ 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm

  • Blind Auctions for increased Capacity Use in Industrial Plants, 1, Stephan Puxkandl, CATCH.direct GmbH

  • Towards a Personal Data Vault Society: An Interplay between Technological and Business Perspectives, Sofie Verbrugge, Ghent University-imec (ZS)

  • Industria Data Security Solutions, Nicki Dürk, CEO, X-Net Technologies GmbH

  • Making the Cloud Secure: Cirrus or Cumulonimbus?, Edward Smith, Mauro Ugolini, Roma Tre University (ZS)


Gala Dinner

with FITCE-Award* for best presentation of Young Speakers

⏱️ 7:30 pm Venue: ARCOTEL Kaiserwasser (opposite UNO headquarter)