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On Thursday, May 20, 2010, NIST held a 1-day forum & workshop on Cloud Computing.

The purpose of this forum & workshop --

  • The Federal Chief Information Officer is charged with improving performance and lowering the cost of government operations by leveraging cloud computing.
  • The Federal CIO has asked the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to lead federal efforts on standards for data portability, cloud interoperability, and security.
  • NIST's mission, as a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce, is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.
  • The goal of this event is to initiate engagement with industry to collaboratively develop standards and explore solutions for cloud interoperability, portability, and security.

Below, you will find the forum & workshop's agenda along with links to the presentations.

Selected Presentations
May 20, 2010 Type
Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program
Mr. Peter Mell - NIST
Kurt Garbars
Pete Tseronis - Cloud Computing Advisory Council, Chair
Katie Lewin - GSA Cloud Computing PMO
Overview: NIST Cloud Computing Efforts
Dawn Leaf - NIST Senior Executive for Cloud Computing
Standards Acceleration to Jumpstart Adoption of Cloud Computing
Mr. Lee Badger - NIST/CSD
Tim Grance
Standards to Foster Innovation
Vivek Kundra - Federal Chief Information Officer

Event Details

Starts: May 20, 2010 - 12:00 AM EDT
Ends: May 20, 2010 - 12:00 AM EDT

Format: In-person Type: Forum


Attendance Type: Open to public,Open to members,By invitation
Audience Type: Industry,Government,Academia

Parent Project

See: Cloud Computing
Created December 01, 2016, Updated June 22, 2020