Sunday, March 13, 2011

Workshop on Green ICT in Thessaloniki

A free Workshop on Green ICT will be held at the International Hellenic University, Thessaloniki, Greece, 17 March 2011.

The International Hellenic University organizes an event on

Green ICT


Thursday March 17th 2011, in the University Auditorium at 17:00 – 19:30

Based on the interdisciplinary strategic research agenda of the European Union towards the 20-20-20 goal, the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector appears as a leading driver towards energy efficiency and environment-friendly energy management.

Acknowledging the importance for a low carbon economy, the International Hellenic University (IHU), in collaboration with the IEEE VTS&AESS Greece Chapter, is organising a Green ICT event, where field leaders from academia and the business sector will share valuable knowledge and expertise. The "Green ICT" event will cover important topics, including energy efficiency in telecommunication networks and the use of advanced ICT services for energy management in a Smart Grid environment. Scientists, professionals and students are cordially invited to attend.

Attendance is free to students and professionals who wish to become familiar with innovative solutions and future trends of Green ICT.

Scientific Coordination: Prof. Ioannis Vlahavas

Working language of the event is English

Attendance certificates will be provided upon request.

For IHU location directions, please click here.

Transfer to IHU: There will be a free return bus service from Thessaloniki city centre (in front of AUTH Faculty of Engineering-Egnatia street) to the International Hellenic University for the workshop. Time of Departure is 16.15 (please arrive before 16.00 - priority will be given on a first come first served basis).

Due to the limited number of available seats on the bus, you are encouraged to register online for the event and indicate your transport preference at your earliest convenience

Download the Green ICT conference flyer

Download the Event Programme
(greek version | english version)

Event Programme and presentations

17.00-17.05 - Welcome Message
Prof. Nicolaos Moussiopoulos
Deputy Chairman of the Governing Board of the International Hellenic University

17.05-17.20 - International Hellenic University, Education, Research and Green ICT
Prof. Ioannis Vlahavas
Dean of School of Science and Technology, International Hellenic University

17.20-17.40 - Mobile Communications as a key prerequisite for growth and Green ICT
Mr George Stefanopoulos
General Manager, Greek Mobile Operators Association (EEKT)

17.40-18.00 - Energy efficiency in Wireless Access Networks: The industrial perspective
Dr. Ivaylo Haratcherev
Research Engineer Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs France

18.00-18.10 - Coffee Break

18.10-18.30 - Exploring Methods for Improving Power Efficiency in Cloud Computing Infrastructures
Dr. Athanasios Liakopoulos
Coordinator, Networking & Computing Infrastructure (Greek Research & Technology Network S.A.)

18.30-18.50 - Green Footprint of Cognitive Management Technologies for Future Networks
Prof. Panagiotis Demestichas
Dept. of Digital Systems, University of Pireaus

18.50-19.10 - ICT Challenges for a smart energy grid
Prof. Leandros Tassiulas
Dept. of Computer Engineering and Telecommunications, University of Thessaly

19.10-19.30 - Social Smart Grids 2.0: Τhe role of Social Dynamics and Green ICT 2.0 for real-time Efficiency services
Dr. Vassilis Nikolopoulos
CEO & Founder Intelen

From: Workshop on Green ICT, International Hellenic University, 2011

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