International Research Workshop in Cloud Computing, RWCC-2014

School of Computer and Systems Sciences organized an International Research Workshop in Cloud Computing (RWCC-2014) on September 26-27, 2014 at Convention Centre, JNU. The workshop was meant to provide an opportunity to the participants to upgrade their knowledge in recent advances in Information Technology with special focus on research issues in Cloud Computing.

Eminent Researchers from India and abroad delivered the talks and demonstrated their research work in the area of Cloud Computing. Prof. Rajkumar Buyya, Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering and Director of the Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Laboratory at the University of Melbourne, Australia gave a keynote address on Market-Oriented Cloud Computing & Big Data Applications. Dr. Sanjiva Dubey, who is GTS Service Delivery Executive, Asia Pacific, IBM Global, discussed about Managerial Challenges and Strategies for Cloud Adoption. Prof. Jemal H. Abawajy, Professor at School of Information Technology, Deakin University, Australia, discussed about Security issues in Cloud. Prof. Rammohan Rao Kotagiri, Professor of Computer Science, University of Melbourne, Australia deliberated upon New Trends in Data Mining and Cloud-based Big Data. The workshop also had a practicing Advocate of Supreme Court of India, Mr. Pavan Duggal who has made an immense impact with an international reputation as an expert and authority on Cyberlaw and E-Commerce law. He deliberated upon the legal aspects in Cloud and the use and misuse of Indian laws in Cloud Computing. Prof. Anil Kumar Tripathi, a renowned Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, spoke about the Issues, Challenges and Problems in Dealing with the Non Functional Aspects in Cloud Computing Investigative Research.

Next day of the workshop had a complete lab session handled by Dr. K. Raghavendra, Scientist at ADRIN, Department of Space, Govt. of India and Mr. Rajinder Sandhu of Gurunanak Dev University, Amritsar. About 150 delegates from India and abroad participated in the workshop. Briefly, the topics that have been covered in the workshop are as follows.

  • Technologies for creating Cloud Computing Environment on a Network of Computers
  • Tools for building Cloud applications
  • Initiating innovative R&D projects in Cloud computing

Some of the Key Speakers of the conference were:

Prof. Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Anil Kumar Tripathi, Banaras Hindu University, India

Pavan Duggal, Practicing Advocate of Supreme Court of India

Dr. Sanjiva Dubey, GTS Service Delivery Executive, Asia Pacific IBM Global

Prof. Jemal H. Abawajy, Deakin University, Australia

Sri K. Raghavendra, Scientist, ADRIN, Department of Space, Govt. of India