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The Intersection of Cloud and Mobility

The New Frontiers in IT and Measurement Science

Rapid advances in mobile cloud computing are bringing sweeping changes to the way mobile computing and communication services are delivered around the globe. More than an incremental change, mobile cloud computing is expected to radically alter users' working and life styles.

From Cloud and Mobility ~ Cloud provides ubiquitous, on-demand, elastic, self-configurable, cost effective computing. Mobile devices are accessible, convenient gadgets, with regional wireless communication services and limited data services that have limited computing and power resources.

To Cloud Mobility ~ Low-end mobile devices access diverse and scalable cloud computing resources and globally connected mobile enabled resources to receive unlimited mobile application services.

As part of its continuing cloud computing series, the National Institute of Standards and Technology is hosting a new forum on Cloud and Mobility. Join experts in the fields of cloud, mobility, and measurement for thought-provoking plenary talks, panel presentations, facilitated breakout discussion, poster sessions, and networking around these themes:

  • Federal Perspectives on Cloud and Mobility
  • The Vision for Cloud and Mobility
  • Current State of Cloud and Mobility Intersections
  • Intersections of Cloud and Mobility on the Horizon
  • Bringing Mobility and Cloud Together
  • Challenges and Lessons Learned
  • Path Forward to a Federated Mobile Cloud
  • Lessons Learned in Mobility
  • Challenges for Cloud and Mobility, including
    • Use Cases, Technologies, Consumer Issues
    • Domain- and Sector-Specific Perspectives

    Breakout sessions will feature discussion of issues and actions:

    Future Directions for Cloud and Mobility

  • Federated Community Cloud Roadmap PAP
  • Accessibility Cloud Roadmap PAP
  • The Future Cloud and its Implications for Mobility
  • The Future of Mobility and its Implications for the Cloud

    Challenges at the Intersection of Cloud and Mobility
  • Reliability Design Goals
  • Privacy and Security Issues
  • Cloud-Enhancing Mobility Applications
  • Ubiquitous Computing
Path Forward: Working Together on Major Challenges
  • Federated Mobile Cloud
  • Privacy and Security
  • Usability
  • Ubiquitous Computing


The event was webcast live on March 25-27, 2014. Please visit this page>> to access the webcast archive. Registration is not required to view the webcast.



NIST Cloud Computing

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2 Montgomery Village Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 948-8900
Fax: (301) 258-1940
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Gaithersburg Hilton
620 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 977-8900
Fax: (301) 869-8597
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If you are not registered, you will not be allowed on site. Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.
NON U.S. CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE: All foreign national visitors who do not have permanent resident status and who wish to register for the above meeting must supply additional information. Failure to provide this information prior to arrival will result, at a minimum, in significant delays (up to 24 hours) in entering the facility. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12. When registration is open, the required NIST-1260 form will be available as well.

Created June 6, 2013, Updated June 2, 2021