Scottish Networking Event (SCONE) #18

The 18th Scottish Networking Event was held at the University of St Andrews on 26 April 2017. SCONE is the Scottish Networking Event, an informal gathering of networking and systems researchers in and around Scotland.

The meeting started with a keynote from Mirco Musolesi (UCL) entitled "From Smartphone based Monitoring of Depressive States to Data-Driven Behaviour Interventions", reporting on work to use mobile technologies to support patients and healthcare professionals tackle mental health problems, for example by using changes in behaviour as early warning signs of changes in medical conditions.

This was followed by three PhD student talks, by Ijeoma Oluchukwu Okeke (Aberdeen) on "Spatio-Temporal Characterisation of Wireless Sensor Network Data", Mah-Rukh Fida (Edinburgh) on "ZipWeave: Towards Efficient and Reliable Measurement-based Mobile Coverage Maps", and by Haifa Al Nasseri (St Andrews) on "Investigation of Virtual Network Isolation Security in Cloud Computing".

The meeting concluded with a speed-dating exercise, to help the PhD students practice their "elevator pitch" describing their research work, and with some community announcements.

More photos from the event are available here.