Program Schedule

Keynotes / sessions on 17th and 18th Dec. 2012

International Symposium on Cloud and Services Computing, ISCOS 2012, during 17-18, Dec. 2012.

  1. Keynote Speaker on 17th Dec.  is Dr.Dipankar Dasgupta, Director, Center for Information Assurance, Professor of Computer Science, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, USA – title of the talk:  Cloud Computing Models: Security and Compliance Essentials
  2. 2nd Keynote Speaker on 17th Dec.  is Dr.Swapan Bhattacharya, Director, NITK Surathkal – title of the talk:  Transition Towards Cloud Computing: Perspectives, Issues and Challenges
  3. Keynote Speaker on 18th Dec. is: Dr. Udaya Parampalli, Professor, Dept. of Computing and Information Science, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia – title of the talk: Cryptographic Schemes for Cloud Security.
  4. Parallel paper presentation sessions on Cloud and Services Computing
  5. Industry presentations.

Tutorials on 16th Dec. 2012
  1. Decision Models for Business Aspects of the Cloud Computing by Dr.R.P.Sundarraj, Professor, IIT Madras.
  2. Networking in Cloud Environment – Mr..Mohit P. Tahiliani, (Ph.D) NITK
  3. What Cloud Computing means for Business and Academia – A Comparative Exploration - expert from an IT Industry
  4. IT Services – the need and role in modern Internet / Cloud Computing – Dr.K.Chandra Sekaran, Professor, NITK

5th and 6th  sessions are from IT industry experts, the titles of which will be announced later.

Workshop / Demonstrations on 19th Dec. 2012

  1. Private Cloud setup and deploying applications (use of Open Source tools – Eucalyptus, Cloud Stack, Open Stack, Open Nebulla, Pi-Cloud)
  2. How to host a service in a private cloud
  3. VM Migration (using KVM)
  4. Aspect oriented Cloud Security (using CloudOS)
  5. Cloud based e-Learning
  6. Google Cloud Services / support
  7. Application Virtualization
  8. Hadoop  and Map Reduce;       9. Mashaps
  1. Yahoo Pipes.


REGISTRATION FORM for Participating in ISCOS 2012 during Dec.16-19, 2012   NITK SURATHKAL, MANGALORE – 25



Organization and Department:

Mailing Address with PINCODE

Tel: :                                                     Mobile:


Details of Payment Rs.3000/=:

Name of the Bank:


DD Number:                                 Dated:


Date:                                                                                                       Signature

(Note: Make Multiple copies, if needed)

Alternatively, the registration fee Rs.3000/= can be paid through e-transaction with the following details:


Bank Name: State Bank of India, Surathkal Branch, (branch code: 02273), Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

Account name: CLOUD WORKSHOP

Account Number: 32439723650


IFSC code: SBIN0002273


However, the participant will have to send the registration form duly filled by speed post to the address given here on or before 07/12/2012 for enrollment.


Dr.K.Chandra Sekaran, Professor, Dept. of CSE, NITK Surathkal, Mangalore – 575025

(Attn: ISCOS Participation / Registration)

Email:, Mobile: 09482843839


Please Note: 1. Participants will get Registration kit ( ISCOS symposium proceedings will NOT be given to these participants)  and  Participation Certificate will be given. 2. They can attend all 4 days sessions and take the benefit of expert lectures / demo sessions 3. Working Lunch, Tea/Coffee will be provided. 4. On request & on extra payment of Rs.150/= per day, the accommodation can be arranged at NITK Hostels (Rs.50/= per head for room and Rs.100/= for bedding – to be hired).  As it is cold season, participants are requested to bring suitable woolen cloth for them