Call For Speakers

The Call For Papers / Speakers is now closed.

Please write to [ conf AT indicthreads DOT com ] in case of any queries.

IndicThreads is pleased to invite submissions for the 2nd Conference On Upcoming Technology to be held on 3rd and 4th June 2011 in Pune, India. The conference is an independent event on upcoming technology and is the place to be, to learn about the latest in the cloud computing while interacting with peers and experts from across the industry.

Upcoming conference 2010 was ¬†on the topic of “Cloud Computing” but based on inputs that we got from the industry we find that “Cloud Computing” is still something that is upcoming and has tremendous untapped potential. We are looking at the 2011 conference to build on the learning on 2010 and continue the journey in the clouds.

IndicThreads welcomes submissions from subject experts across fields, geographic locations and areas of development.

We are listing topics that are in line with cloud computing and appropriate for submission for this conference. Topics include but are not restricted to the following, stated in no particular order –

  1. Cloud /Grid architecture
  2. Cloud-based Services and Education
  3. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  4. Software as a Service (SaaS)
  5. Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  6. Virtualization
  7. High-Performance Computing
  8. Cloud-Delivered Testing
  9. Cloud Lock-in vs. Cloud Interoperability
  10. Multi Cloud Frameworks & APIs
  11. Monitoring Cloud Applications
  12. Data Security & Encryption On The Cloud
  13. Elastic Computing
  14. Cloud Databases
  15. Private vs. Public Clouds
  16. Cloud Scalability
  17. Cloud Analytics


  • *** Please note that submissions aimed at presenting and promoting specific organizations or products will not be accepted. For marketing opportunities, please write to
  • All technical sessions will be between 50-75 minutes.
  • All workshops will be of 120-150 minutes.
  • The audience consists mostly of architects, senior developers and project leads. Before submission please consider how your submission can provide best value to this target segment.
  • Submissions will be accepted only on the website and not over email.
  • All submissions must include at least one session/workshop abstract of 150 words or more.
  • Even promising submissions get rejected at times because the review panel is uncertain of what exactly will be covered. Please provide as much detail as possible in the session abstract, including the topics covered, target audience & takeaways.
  • The decision of the conference team as regards sessions, durations, timings, speaker benefits and all related aspects will be final and binding.
  • There can only be a maximum of two speakers for any session. A primary speaker & a joint speaker.

Speaker Benefits

  • Complimentary full conference pass for the primary speaker
  • For those from out of Pune, we would reimburse the travel cost (only for air,rail & bus) or Rs.3000, whichever is less, for the primary speaker only.
  • Speaking at an IndicThreads event gets you recognition as a subject expert.

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline – 31st March 2011 10th April 2011
  • Status Mails Starting – 31st March 2011
  • Conference Dates – 3 – 4 June 2011

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