International Confluence 2012- The Next Generation Information Technology Summit (Confluence2012)

Venue: Amity University

Location: Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Event Date/Time: Sep 27, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 28, 2012
Registration Date: Aug 10, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Jul 21, 2012
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Amity is a leading education provider in India with 29 campuses across India and offers 240 programmes. It has more than 4,000 faculty and 95,000 students studying in various disciplines from school to Post-Doctoral levels. Its campuses are spread across National and International locations such as London, New York, Singapore, San Francisco, Dubai, Romania, Taiwan and Mauritius.

Amity has to its credit prestigious National and International recognitions and accreditations which are the testimony of Amity’s adherence to global standards. It has received the ACBSP (USA), a global business accreditation for management degrees. Amity University, Noida which became the first Indian University to become the IET’s Academic Partner and to receive the prestigious IET UK Accreditation for its B.Tech programmes, is now accredited with Grade ‘A’ by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) India.

Amity is focused on pursuing and strengthening its relationship with the industry. The goal is to groom the students into industry ready professionals by giving them an extra edge with the knowledge of cutting edge technologies, trainings on the latest market trends and imbibing them with rich human values to make them socially responsive. Amity has provided 10,000 on campus placements this year and over 40,000 placements over the years. Distinguished academicians of Amity comprise of leading professionals from corporate world, researchers, and scientists who have filed over 304 patents, authored over 250 books and published 3,000 papers. Amity faculty has developed 300 case studies in just last one year. Amity has Research Collaboration and Partnership with 80 Global Universities. Because of the extensive research focus, Amity has also been recognized as “Scientific and Industrial Research Organization” by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

Amity School of Engineering and Technology (ASET), Amity University Uttar Pradesh is one of the pioneer institutions in the field of Engineering, Research and Technology and has been ranked 4th in North Zone by Times Of India (Education Times). Amity School of Engineering and Technology is organizing “International Confluence 2012 - The Next Generation Information Technology Summit” on 27th -28th September, 2012 to be held at Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Sector-125, Noida-201303.

In January 2010, ASET successfully organized Confluence 2010 which focused on strategies for ‘Information & Storage Management’ in different sectors and looked for new directions in the changing business scenario. In January 2011, ASET organized Confluence 2011 which focused on ‘Data Storage, Information and Compliance for Business Excellence’ and was a huge success. And this year, 3rd in the series, ASET is organizing “International Confluence 2012 - The Next Generation Information Technology Summit”. Confluence 2012 intends to bring together professionals, academicians, industry experts, students and enthusiasts to discuss various emerging trends and innovations, share research results and new directions in the field of Cloud Computing and other next generation technologies.

Authors are invited to submit original technical papers in any of the following topics but not limited to:

Content Management
Information and Knowledge Management
Data Optimization
Information & CRM Data Mining and Business Intelligence
Web Mining
Network Security & Cryptography
Cyber Threats & Security
Software Security & Risk Management
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Green ICT and Clouds – theory, practice and experiences
Cloud Security, Privacy and Compliance Challenges
Experiences with Existing Cloud Infrastructure, Services and Uses
Interaction of Mobile Computing, mCommerce and Clouds
Standardization activity in Clouds – proposals and experiences
Data Mining & Ontology
Advance Mathematics/Methods for Data Acquisition
Data Analysis
Soft Computing
Evolutionary Algorithm
Autonomic Computing
Grid Computing
Pervasive Computing
Quantum Computing
Network Architectures and Protocols
Virtual and Overlay Networks
Ad hoc and Sensor Networks
Network Storage Management
Big Data
Wireless Communication
Ubiquitous Computing
Business Clouds
Service-Oriented Architecture and Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing Consulting Methods
Design Tool for Cloud Computing
Cognitive Science
Remote Sensing & GIS
Economic and Business Models for Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing Architectures
Innovative Cloud Applications and Experiences
Software Engineering
Image Processing
Pattern Recognition
Natural Language Processing
Software Testing
Artificial Intelligence
Intelligent Information System
System Knowledge Management
Other Relevant Topics

Instruction for Authors: Original papers based on theoretical or experimental works related to the above mentioned sub themes are solicited for presentation in the conference. The paper should begin with title, short abstract and a list of keywords. Simultaneous submissions (papers already submitted to other conferences/journals) are not allowed. All papers must follow strict IEEE formatting instructions. Please do not submit plagiarized papers. Strict actions will be taken against the authors of those papers. . The total length of the paper must not exceed Six A4 size pages including bibliography and appendices in IEEE Format. Paper must be in .DOC/.DOCX.

Paper should be sent as an email attachment to with SUBJECT –“PAPER SUBMISSION-‘Title of paper’”.

Selected and registered papers will be published in the Proceedings of the International Confluence 2012 - The Next Generation Information Technology Summit. Extended version of selected papers will be published in International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA) (USA) Digital Library with initial indexing in Google Scholar, CiteSeerX, UlrichsWeb, DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) and Scientific Commons Index, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. International Journal of Computer Applications is a voting member of CrossRef, USA and each of its research articles is allotted a unique DOI reference. The papers will also be indexed with SAO/NASA ADS Physics Abstract Service supported by Harvard University and NASA, Informatics and ProQuest CSA Technology Research Database.

The award for best research paper will be given in the concluding award ceremony of International Confluence 2012 - The Next Generation Information Technology Summit.

Important dates:

Paper Submission deadline : 21st July 2012

Notification of Acceptance : 31st July 2012

Camera ready Paper Submission Deadline : 10th August 2012

Last Date of Registration : 10th August 2012

We look forward to a mutually rewarding and long lasting association with you and your esteemed organization.

With sincere regards,

Prof. (Dr.) Abhay Bansal


(Organizing Secretary, Organizing Committee, Confluence 2012)

Professor & Head (Computer Science & Engineering)

Amity University

Sec-125, Noida-201303




Uttar Pradesh