IEEE to host International Conference on Cloud Computing in Bangalore
New Delhi, India, September 6, 2013: IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, today announced its second IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing for Emerging Markets (CCEM) in India, taking place in Bangalore 16-18 October, 2013. During the three-day event, which will bring together industry, government, and academic leaders in cloud computing from across the world, Dr. Sam Pitroda, Chairman of the National Innovation Council for India, will unveil a white paper on “Roadmap for Cloud computing innovation in India”. Infosys’ Kris Gopalakrishnan will deliver the inaugural address.
Other eminent speakers at the conference include – Dr. Anurag Srivastava, Senior VP & CTO, Wipro; Manish Israni, Infrastructure Head, Vodafone India; Shailesh Lakhani, Principal, Sequoia Capital India; Dr. Fausto Bernardini, VP & distinguished engineer, Cloud Managed Services, IBM USA; Dr. C.S.R. Prabhu, Deputy Director General, National Informatics Center India; Dr. Anand Deshpande, Founder Chairman and MD, Persistent Systems; Prof. Sadagopan, Director, IIIT – Bangalore and Perraju Bendapudi, Partner Architect, Microsoft Development Center, Hyderabad among others.
According to Kathy L Grise, Future Directions Senior Program Director, IEEE Cloud Computing Initiative, “This conference provides a platform for key stakeholders involved in the Indian cloud ecosystem and the success of the first edition points to the relevance and need for such a platform. The focus on innovation in this conference comes from rapid increase in adoption of cloud services in India, which is why we have also added elements like Startup Showcase and Demos Session to this year’s event.
To learn more about the conference and to register visit http://cloudcomputing.ieee.org/ccem/ and for more information about the IEEE Cloud Computing Initiative including cloud computing conferences, standards and publications, please visit http://cloudcomputing.ieee.org/
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