The National Institute of Standards and Technology is set to host a three-day cloud computing forum in June to discuss how cloud can be more interoperable, portable and secure.
NIST will host the Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop V at Commerce’s headquarters in June, GCN reports..
Government executives from Asia, Europe and North America will discuss potential public services applications of cloud.
Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel will be among those who are expected to discuss cloud management.
The Washington conference will include sessions focusing on priority action plans related to interoperability, portability and security.
A November conference yielded 10 high-priority requirements government executives will discuss.
NIST said panel sessions will include cloud-related priority action plan efforts academia, industry and organizations are pursuing in order to implement the 10 previously defined requirements.
Attendees will hear updates on NIST’s cloud-related programs during the conference workshops, such as the agency’s cybersecurity center in Gaithersburg, Md.
The conference will also include sessions providing the industry’s view on cloud implementation and a session on how federal cloud computing efforts fit together with Energy Department, Office of Management and Budget and General Services Administration officials.
Workshops on cloud security, architecture and taxonomy will take place as well.