Held in conjunction with 
23-26 May 2011 - Newport Beach, CA, USA


Cloud Computing is being increasingly adopted into several Business, Industry and Enterprise applications, ensuring economic and agility benefits. While the Cloud seems to be a disruptive technology, it is still a long way to go to completely materialize the Cloud. While the Cloud is getting embraced widely, dependability on the Cloud is yet to mature. C4BIE(Cloud for Business, Industry and Enterprises) workshop intends to gather the best minds of the field, including researchers as well as practitioners, to discuss and visualize a way ahead for the Cloud towards making sense for Business, Industry and Enterprises.

The current workshop seeks original unpublished contributions from potential Authors, Professionals, Practitioners and Researchers in the area of Cloud computing. Work MUST show a current or future benefit for Business/Industry/Enterprise. The workshop is open to all members of the Cloud Computing community.


The topics of interest include but not limited to:

  Financial Business Cloud
  Service Oriented Architecture
  Retail Business Cloud
  Health Cloud
  Machine Critical Industrial applications
  Hospitality Cloud

  Pharma Cloud
  Machine Learning
  Green IT

  Media/Entertainment Cloud
  Semantic Cloud
  Social Networks
  Other vertical industry applications

Cloud based innovative horizontal services (Eg. ERP, CRM etc.) are also welcome.

Paper Submission

Authors should submit articles that are original, unpublished and are not currently under review in any conference or journal. Authors can submit the article using the link http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=c4bie. Authors must strictly adhere to the paper format guidelines mentioned below, failing which the articles might not be considered for review.

Articles must be in PDF format and SHOULD NOT exceed a maximum length of 6 pages. If required, Authors can buy another 4 extra pages and each extra page costs USD 100. Hence, submitted articles should be structured as technical papers and SHOULD NEVER exceed 10 letter size (8.5 x 11) pages including figures, tables and references using the IEEE format for conference proceedings (print area of 6-1/2 inches (16.51 cm) wide by 8-7/8 inches (22.51 cm) high, two-column format with columns 3-1/16 inches (7.85 cm) wide with a 3/8 inch (0.81 cm) space between them, single-spaced 10-point Times fully justified text). The official language of the workshop is English.

Submitted articles would be assessed on the basis of originality, significance, technical soundness, clarity of expression and interest to a wide audience. The articles will be evaluated by an International Programme Committee with a minimum of 3 reviews per paper. Upon acceptance, authors will be required to register and present their papers. Papers will be published in the conference proceedings only if at least one of the authors is officially registered and presented. All workshop participants must pay CCGrid 2011 workshop registration fee, as well as the conference fee. The publication of proceedings will be by the IEEE in the same volume as the main conference.

Submission of Papers                          -   17 February 2011  Closed !!
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   -   21 February 2011  Finished !!
Camera-Ready Papers due                   -   25 February 2011

Workshop Organizing Committee

   Dr G Subrahmanya VRK Rao - Cognizant Technology Solutions, India
   Prof. Rajkumar Buyya - The University of Melbourne, Australia
   Raj Bala - Cognizant Technology Solutions, India
   Dr. Abhishek Chandra - University of Minnesota, USA
   Vishal Malik - Cognizant Technology Solutions, India

Technical Program Committee

   Prof. Roy H Campbell - University of Illinois, USA
   Dr Dongyan Xu - Purdue University, USA
   Dr Karthik Sundararaman - Cognizant Technology Solutions, India
   Prof. Gagan Agrawal - Ohio State University, USA
   Dr Majd F Sakr - Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar
   Prof. Erik Elmroth - Umeå University, Sweden
   Prof. Dharanipragada Janakiram - IIT Madras, India

Workshop Program

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