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Vol. 4, No. 05, Aug. 2009


In this issue:

1. People

2. Conferences, Meetings & Seminars

3. Projects




1. People

Information about incoming and outgoing people, besides other related news.


On July 18th, one more STAR WARM (Still Another Wonderful Annual Reunion in Monsaraz) took place, the 9th. Most of GROW members got the chance to enjoy themselves, with their families, in the cosy environment of Monsaraz.



2. Conferences, Meetings and Seminars

List of Conferences, Meetings, Seminars, and other events held and attended during this period, and to be held the following month.



Luís M. Correia, “Applications we are likely to see on the Future Internet”

WWRF/eMobility Workshop on Future Networking, Vancouver, Canada



Luís M. Correia

4WARD PMT Meeting, Bilbao, Spain



Luís M. Correia

ICT Mobile Summit, Santander, Spain



Luís M. Correia, “Towards Applications and Services in 4G” (Panel on “3G to 4G: towards full mobility IP services”)

ICC’2009 – IEEE International Conference on Communications, Dresden, Germany



Daniel Sebastião, Diana Ladeira, Mónica Antunes

BioEM 2009 – BioElectromagnetics Society Annual Meeting, Davos, Switzerland



Daniel Sebastião, Diana Ladeira, Mónica Antunes

COST Action BM 0704 MC and WG5 meeting, Davos, Switzerland



António Serrador

NEWCOM++ Visit, U. Pisa, Pisa, Italy



Luís M. Correia

eMobility Steering Board Meeting, Brussels, Belgium



Luís M. Correia

SupCom, Tunis, Tunisia



Lúcio Ferreira

4WARD WP 5 Meeting, Madrid, Spain



Lúcio Ferreira

OPNET Training Course, Paris, France



Daniel Sebastião, João Gonçalves

2nd EURO-NF Summer School on Socio-Economic and Governance Issues, Meissen, Germany



Carla Oliveira

4th NEWCOM++ WP.R1 workshop, Ankara, Turkey



Luís M. Correia, Diana Ladeira

eMobility Steering Board, General Assembly, and Working Group meeting, Brussels, Belgium



Luís M. Correia

PIMRC, Tokyo, Japan



Luís M. Correia, Daniel Sebastião, João Gonçalves, António Serrador, Luísa Caeiro, Filipe Cardoso, Lúcio Ferreira

4WARD Meeting, Aachen, Germany



Luís M. Correia

COST 2100 Meeting, Vienna, Austria



Luís M. Correia, Daniel Sebastião, João Gonçalves

4WARD BIRD Workshop, Brussels, Belgium



3. Projects

News about the several projects in which GROW is involved.



Daniel Sebastião is working on new dissemination ideas and in the development of the use-cases together with João Gonçalves. Luísa Caeiro and António Serrador have further contributed to D3.1.1 “Virtualisation Approach: Concept (Final)”, António Serrador being a reviewer as well.Lúcio Ferreira is coordinating the work within Joint Task ForMux/InNetMgmt TC45; a meeting was held in Madrid, where the status of this joint task was presented and discussed.


COST2100 –

Contributions to the next meeting are being prepared.


eMobility –

The SAA (Strategic Applications Agenda) was reviewed and the 2nd version was circulated. The Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on “Shaping the Future of Mobile and Wireless Communications”, held in Madrid, Spain, were finalised and circulated.


monIT –

The main highlight was the launch of Prémio monIT, a contest on radiofrequency for the secondary schools pupils at a national level; more information on Prémio monIT can be found at Also, the Prémio monIT national contest is being promoted on schools, libraries, science centres, and so on. Moreover, part of the team attended a meeting of the COST BM0704 ( and a presentation on the “Electromagnetic Field Radiated by Compact Fluorescent Lamps” was made at the BioEM conference in Davos, Switzerland. Also, the public actions in shopping centres are coming back, starting in Amoreiras (Lisbon) from June 26 to 28, and then on Braga Parque (Braga) from July 03 to 05. New actions are scheduled for September and October. Continuous monitoring networks are being installed again, with networks already operational in Gavião (Portalegre), Ourique (Beja) and Bragança. Daily results can be seen in monIT’s website.



A joint contribution to the WPR.1 Deliverable R1.2 “Intermediate short report on activities and results” was delivered, edited by Carla Oliveira. Additionally, Carla Oliveira is preparing a contribution for the next WP.R1 workshop, to be held in Ankara next September. António Serrador made a Short Term Mission to CNIT-U. Pisa, Pisa, Italy, the focus being on the work on how to collect the statistical characterisation of radio transmitted power by multicarrier base stations, and results are being stated in the STM report. António Serrador had a Skype meeting with CNIT-Bologna University, Italy, where the WPR9 WG1 joint work was discussed; further simulations and results are expected to be issued soon.