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GROW News Sep/2009

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Vol. 4, No. 07, Sep. 2009


In this issue:

1. People

2. Conferences, Meetings & Seminars

3. Projects




1. People

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


GROW has 3 more members, which started their M.Sc. thesis in September: José Trindade, Carlos Lopes and Dominik Sarapata. A special welcome to Dominik, coming from Poland to join us.


Indirectly, GROW has also gained 2 more members: Michal and Lúcio were fathers once more. Congratulations to them, and their wives.



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.



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



Diana Ladeira, “As TIC como forma de acelerar a recuperação económica: estratégias de desenvolvimento regional e utilização dos fundos estruturais”

SFERA Conference, Faro, Portugal



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

4WARD Meeting, Aachen, Germany



Mónica Antunes

PNAAS meeting with Direcção Geral da Saúde, Lisbon, Portugal



Luís M. Correia, Daniel Sebastião, João Gonçalves

4WARD BIRD Workshop, Brussels, Belgium



Luís M. Correia

NEWCOM++ Executive Board, Athens, Greece



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

WWRF/eMobility Workshop on Future Networking, Beijing, China



3. Projects

News about the several projects in which GROW is involved.



Daniel Sebastião contributed to deliverable D-1.2 “Project-wide Evaluation of Business Use Cases”, together with João Gonçalves. Final contributions to D3.1.1 “Virtualisation Approach: Concept (Final)” by António Serrador and Luísa Caeiro have been issued. Lúcio Ferreira is coordinating the work within Joint Task ForMux/InNetMgmt TC45.


COST2100 –

Unfortunately, for several reasons, no one from GROW attended the meeting in Vienna by the end of September.


eMobility –

A document is being compiled on the discussions held on the General Assembly parallel sessions (Health and Inclusion, Transport, Environment). Diana Ladeira was a speaker at the SFERA conference in Faro, where an overview of the work being developed in the eMobility platform was given.


monIT –

Public actions in shopping centres continued in Spacio Shopping (Lisbon) from Sep. 11 to 13, in Arena Shopping (Torres Vedras) from Sep. 18 to 20, and then in Oeiras Parque (Oeiras) from Sep. 25 to 27. New actions are scheduled for October. Also, the promotion of Prémio monIT national contest continues, information being sent to youth entities, as Instituto Português da Juventude. Daily results from continuous monitoring networks installed in Gavião (Portalegre), Ourique (Beja), and Bragança can be seen in monIT’s website. Mónica Antunes attended a meeting with Direcção Geral da Saúde, under the scope of the national plan for health and environment.



Carla Oliveira contributed to the WP.R1 workshop held in Ankara, with an overview of the activities to be developed by the IST group until the end of 2010. António Serrador had a Skype meeting with CNIT-Bologna University, Italy, where the WPR9 WG1 joint work was discussed, further revisions will be made on the current contribution. António Serrador has issued the NEWCOM++ WPR9 Working Group 1 contribution to the next Deliverable DR9.2, on Joint Radio Resource Management results, involving also colleagues from Pisa University. In addition, in the NEWCOM++ Joint Activities António Serrador, Luis M. Correia, Giulio Dainelli and Marco Moretti has issued a paper named “A statistical approach for radio resource management in OFDMA based networks”.