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Individual Speaker Profile

Antonio Puliafito Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: February 16, 2017
Country: Italy
Home Town: Catania
Zip Code: 95129
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
Statement of Interest

Research and Development for: extending IaaS/PaaS mechanisms and policies to the Internet of Things (e.g., Edge computing)

Areas Of Expertise
  • Cloud
  • IoT


Antonio Puliafito is full professor of computer engineering at the University of Messina, Italy.

His interests include distributed systems, networking, IoT and Cloud computing.

He is acting as an expert in ICT for the European Commission since 1998.

He is currently the President of the Centre on Information Technologies at University of Messina.

He participated in several European projects such as Reservoir, Vision, CloudWave and Beacon.

He has contributed in the development of several tools such as WebSPN, ArgoPerformance, GS3 and Stack4Things.

He is member of the National Center for Informatics in Italy (CINI) management board, and Head of the CINI Smart Cities National Lab.

He is in charge of the #SmartME crowdfunding initiative, to develop a smart city infrastructure in the city of Messina.

He is author and co-author of more than 400 scientific papers.

He is co-founder of the ( academic spin-off.

Presentations from previous and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:
OpenInfra Summit Vancouver 2023
  • An OpenStack-powered Edge service forwarding and tunneling solution for IoT infrastructure in Smart City and Industry 4.0 scenarios

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English
  • Italian

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