23 to 24 November 2018, Bangalore, India 

Call for PoC (Proof of Concept) Proposals & Competition Announcement

IEEE CCEM Pre-Conference Workshop

A Prelude to the IEEE CCEM 2018 Conference

Date: Saturday 7th April 2018 between 9 AM & 6 PM
Venue: The Oterra (Formerly Crowne Plaza), Electronics City, Bengaluru,Phone: 080 3003 3003

    This highly focused pre-conference workshop of IEEE CCEM-2018 is targeted at potential Participants planning to submit Technical Papers & Technology Showcase Entries to the Main Conference in Nov 2018, which is in its seventh year now. Through Early Paper cum PoCs proposals, these participants get an opportunity to present their ideas and obtain professional feedback and mentoring in an encouraging and nurturing environment for their submissions to the main conference. We encourage submissions for innovative cloud based systems that address emerging market problems, with a special focus on utilizing/enhancing the Cloud. Certificates and cash awards will be given for the three most innovative proposals submitted to the CCEM Pre-Conference Workshop

This workshop has two concurrent tracks: Track A, a set of 6 invited talks by eminent technologists & academics on the theme of the conference AND Track B, private presentations by Early Paper cum PoC proposal submitters to experts for review & professional feedback on what will surpass the selection criteria of the Conference Technical Programme Committee. All participants will attend Track A even as they await their turn to present & take feedback in Track B. Eminent Technologists delivering invited talks in Track A work for Checkpoint Software, IBM, Nutanix, Amazon, Openstream, RedHat etc

We invite prospectives planning to participate in IEEE CCEM 2018 to submit their three page proposals, strictly adhering to the given template, using/enhancing Cloud Computing, BigData Analytics, Deep Learning and Internet of Things. Confidential aspects of any proposal are not encouraged, discussed or shared.

IEEE CCEM Pre Conference Workshop PoC Proposals Template : Three Pages Emerging Market Challenges utilising Cloud/ Big data/Deep learning/IoT including, but not limited to:
Title (One Line only) & Author Names with , Email Ids, Mobile & Company/College Name Affordable Healthcare: Eco-systems, Devices Management, e-Health Data
Overview: 100 words – Two Paragraphs Swacch Bharat: Clean and Green Environments
Innovations to be presented – 5 Bullet Points Leveraging IndiaStack & digital payment solutions
Early Stage Ideas with Proof of Concept Framework / Demo with Diagrams: 2 Pages Smart cities - Intelligent management of Resources, Transportation, Energy & Services
Theory Framework & Modeling & Experimentations: 60 Words Affordable Security and Privacy of data in the cloud, sensor networks and IoT
Conclusions & Validation of Claims: 60 words Intelligent Automation of IT Systems & Processes

All proposals will have to be submitted in EasyChair using the following link:

Submit using EasyChair for Pre Conference Workshop

Submit using EasyChair for Main Conference

The following is the timeline schedule for this workshop:

Pre Conference Workshop-2018
(1) PoC Proposal Submissions Deadline: 3rd April 2018
(2) Acceptance Announcement & Invites distribution: 3rd April 2018
(3) Pre-Conference Workshop: 7th April 2018

Registration is by submission of a proposal for which there is no registration fee for this pre-conference workshop for the 1st selected Author. For the second Author it is Rs. 1000, and participants without proposals are required to register – at Rs 1500/- , and Students Rs 500/-. Register & pay at the Workshop webpage in https://conferences.computer.org/ccem

Admission to the workshop is strictly by invitation after successful proposals submission, & review only. Only two members per team of a selected proposal are allowed to be registered free. Others if any have to be paid registrants Papers are encouraged to be submitted even otherwise to the main conference without prejudice.

The following is the timeline schedule for main workshop:
Main Conference-2018
(1) Deadline for Submissions of Technical Papers for the Conference : 31st July August 2018
(2) Deadline for submission of Thesis Proposal, Tutorial Proposals, Technology Showcase, Startup Showcase, Final Paper Submission, Student PoC Submissions: 1st September 2018
(3) Acceptance Announcement : 20th September 2018
(4) Early registration deadline: 30th September 2018
(6) Main Conference Workshop: 23 -24 November 2018

Technical Program Chairs for CCEM PCW 2018:
Dr T S Mohan, Pragyan Datalabs; Dr Gopal Pingali, IBM; Prof D.Janakiram, IIT Madras; Sreekrishnan Venkiteswaran, IBM; Raj Tumuluri, OpenStream;Dr Sanjay Chitnis, DSU;Geetika Goel, Jigsaw Academy; M Subramanya Sarma, DXC Technologies;