ACM India Annual Meeting 2011

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  • (1888PressRelease) January 20, 2011 - ACM Hyderabad Chapter is pleased to host the ACM India Annual Conference 2011 on January 28th and 29th, at the Indian School of Business.

    About 500 computing professionals, academics, and students are expected to attend the 2 day event, to discuss the current science and technology trends, celebrate ACM's spirit and India's accomplishment in computing. Distinguished computer scientists and practitioners, including recipients of the Turing Award, ACM Infosys Award, and President of the ACM have confirmed their participation. Your participation and support will be very helpful to ensure that this event is valuable to the community and encourage ACM India to enrich the regional IT community. The ACM India inaugural event held in Bangalore last year was highly appreciated.

    Event Details:
    Event date 28-29th January 2011
    Venue Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

    Agenda for meet:

    Day 1 (Friday, January 28th):
    Talks and Panel Discussion by Distinguished guests will include ACM Award winners and officers, and distinguished researchers from India. An event on Indian achievements in computing is also being planned for the day.The following eminent speakers have confirmed their participation:

    Charles Thacker
    Microsoft Research (Turing Award 2009)

    Eric Brewer
    UC Berkeley (ACM-Infosys Award 2009)

    Barbara G. Ryder
    Virgina Polytechnic Institute and State University, (Vice President, ACM)

    Alain Chesnais
    (President, ACM)

    John White
    (CEO, ACM)

    Day 2 (Saturday, January 29th):

    Two Technology Workshops (with Hands-on Labs) will be presented, on the latest Enterprise technologies covering Virtualization and Web 2.0 for Cloud Computing. About 200 participants are expected to attend the workshops, about 4 hours long each, presented by technical leaders from Adobe, Google, Microsoft and Trillion Technologies.

    Track: Virtualization
    Topic: Virtualization for Enterprise Cloud Applications
    9.30 AM To 1.00 PM

    Session 1
    Azure "building and deploying web application on Azure"
    Ranjana Rathinam and Sudarshan Yadav
    Microsoft Server and Cloud Division, Microsoft

    Session 2
    On A Cloud Platform using Web 2.0 Technology serving Enterprise Apps
    Srinivas Tata (Engineering Director) and team,
    Trillion Technologies

    Track: Web 2.0 technologies
    Topic: Web 2.0 technologies for cloud
    2.30 PM To 6.00 PM

    Session 1
    Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR)
    P. N. Anantharaman (Engineering Director) and team, Adobe

    Session 2
    Google Technology to Make the Web Faster.
    (Using PageSpeed and mod_pagespeed technologies)
    Pradnya Karbhari and Team, Google

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