The Cloud Competency Centre builds upon the NCI School of Computing infrastructure, including the distinguished International Advisory Board consisting of leading academics.
The Board convened on 27 September 2012, collocated with the CCC launch. The Board shall provide the CCC with advice, collaborative links, and key relationships to continue building up its profile and reputation.
As part of this initial meeting, it is important to mention that Professor J.D. Ullman gave an open academic lecture entitled “Algorithm Design for Map-Reduce” preceding the CCC launch on Thursday 27 September 2012. Held at the Kelly Theatre, the lecture was attended by over 100 delegates from higher educational institutions and industrial research facilities.