ISSNIP

Event Name ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP
Start Date 25th Sep 2008
End Date 26th Sep 2008
Duration 2 days
Description

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP
Melbourne, Australia, 25th-26th September 2008
Woodward Conference Centre,
The University of Melbourne

Joint ISSNIP – Secure Australia Research Networks event


The Advanced Technologies for Sustainability workshop was a Melbourne Engineering Research Institute (MERIT) event in collaboration with National ICT Australia (NICTA), the Research Network for a Secure Australia (RNSA) and the ARC Research Network on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP).

The workshop, attended by 25 people, aimed to build linkages between the University of Melbourne and industry around opportunities in the use of
information technology, such as monitoring and sensor networks, in furthering the goal of environmental sustainability."


Speakers:
• Michael Lees – Fosters
“Improving Plant Performance with Real-time Intelligent System Technology”
• Tony Morton – Econnect
“The Value of Embedded Generation”
• Larry Jordan - GM Holden
“Drive for Sustainability – A New Automotive DNA”
• Suzanne Moseley - Sinclair Knight Merz
“Embedding Sustainable Development into Project  Delivery and a Corporate Strategy”
• Kristina Cockbill and Melis Senova-Tapp – Telstra
“ICT: Opportunities and Challenges for Resource Conservation”
• Lu Aye, Priyan Mendis (ISSNIP AI) and Tuan Ngo – Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Melbourne
“Sustainable Buildings: Building Energy Measurements”
• Glenn Wightwick – IBM
“The Instrumented Planet”
• Michael Brear – Dept. of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Melbourne
“Compressed Air, Distributed Power Generation Using Natural Gas”
• Norbert Nimmervoll, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne (ISSNIP AI)
“Great Barrier Reef Environmental Sensor Networks”
• Thas Nirmalathas, NICTA / Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne
“Smart Highways”
• Saman Halgamuge, Dept. of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Melbourne (ISSNIP AI)
“Optimization in Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Distributed Energy Networks”
• Iven Mareels, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne (ISSNIP CI)
“Water Information Networks”

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