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June 2019

2019 IEEE Sustainability through ICT Summit

June 18, 2019, 9:00am to June 19, 2019, 11:00pm

The 2019 IEEE Sustainability through ICT Summit (StICT), in its second edition, will be held on 18-19 June 2019 at the ETS campus in Montreal. Under the theme of “ICT - A Key Driver for Sustainability,” the Summit promotes a holistic approach on prospects for technologies, standards and policies for ICT-enabled sustainable development that also takes into consideration the sustainability of ICT resources.

The summit is sponsored by the IEEE Sustainable ICT Initiative. For more information, visit ...

October 2018

IEEE Future Directions - Technology Time Machine Symposium

October 31, 2018, 12:15am to November 1, 2018, 11:30pm

Please visit to learn more about this conference.

Jaafar Elmirghani, IEEE Sustainable ICT Initiative Co-Chair, talked about Sustainable ICT and Sustainability through ICT. Please view the to IEEETV video recording of Jaafar's talk:

In addition please view, the IEEE 2018 TTM closing panel, which covers sustainability, education, the future of IEEE and industry needs:

September 2018

IEEE 5G Learning Series- Bay Area: Energy Efficiency Edition

8:00am to 6:00pm

The IEEE 5G Initiative & the local, national, & globally awarded SFBAC (combined Santa Clara Valley, San Francisco, & Oakland/East Bay) IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) are pleased to invite you to a very special event. We are hosting a full-day event titled: The 1st IEEE 5G Energy Efficiency Tutorial. This unique program will bring together some of the best and brightest in the world of telecommunications, information computing technologies, and network power to bring a special focus on one of the most important, yet underappreciated aspects of the next generation cellular network, which are the major paradigm shifts in the architecting, distribution, and utilization of energy in every aspect of the network.

September 2018

Next-GWiN 2018 - 2018 International Workshop on Next Generation Green Wireless Networks

September 18, 2018, 9:00am to September 19, 2018, 5:00pm

The 2018 International Workshop on Next Generation Green Wireless Networks (Next-GWiN 2018) will take place from 17th to 18th September 2018 in the University of Sheffield, UK. This 2-day event includes keynote speeches, invited expert talks, panels, PhD student sessions, and demonstration. The conference will bring together a cross section of researchers, especially early career and PhD, interested in energy efficiency in future communications networks.

For more information, visit the website at

October 2017

L'IEEE Green ICT envisage un avenir sain et prospère en octobre 2017 au sommet de Paris

8:00am to 6:00pm

Le sommet « Greening through ICT » souligne le lien entre les technologies intelligentes et le développement durable

PISCATAWAY, N.J., États-Unis, le 27 juillet 2017 - IEEE, la plus grande organisation professionnelle technique au monde dédiée au progrès de la technologie pour l'humanité, a annoncé aujourd'hui l'ouverture de son portail Web d’inscriptions pour le sommet inaugural « Greening through ICT Summit » (IEEE GtICT) à Paris, en France, le 3 octobre 2017.

IEEE Green ICT Envisions Cleaner, Better Future at October 2017 Paris Summit

8:00am to 6:00pm

Greening through ICT Summit sessions highlight the need for sustainable smart technologies

PISCATAWAY, N.J., USA, 27 July 2017 – IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced registration for its inaugural Greening through ICT Summit (IEEE GtICT) in Paris, France, on 3 October 2017, is now open. Drawing a diverse audience of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) researchers, practitioners, technology providers, standards experts, and policy- and decision-makers, IEEE GtICT’s delegates will explore solutions for overcoming challenges to achieving sustainability in today’s increasingly connected world.


IEEE Green ICT Inaugural Summit / Sommet sur les TIC vertes

8:00am to 6:00pm

REGISTER NOW for the IEEE Green ICT Inaugural Summit, October 3, 2017 in Paris

IEEE is the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity. Under the theme of “Sustainability in a Connected World.”, the IEEE Green ICT Initiative will hold its inaugural Greening through ICT Summit (GtICT) in Paris, France on October 3, 2017. Its aims are to achieve sustainability by identifying and overcoming key technological, commercial, and public policy challenges.

To register and more program information, go to:

February 2017

What to expect at the GtICT Summit, next May in Paris

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Session Information: SUSTAINABILITY IN A CONNECTED WORLD - What to Expect at the Inaugural Greening Through ICT Summit

The IEEE Green ICT Initiative is hosting the first-ever IEEE Greening Through ICT Summit in Paris on May 25th 2017. Bringing together technology specialists, industry leaders and public policy experts, the Summit will seek to identify the key technical, commercial and policy challenges to address in order to achieve sustainability through information and communications technologies (ICT).

This webinar, presented by Charles Despins - Co-Chair of the IEEE Green ICT Initiative - will provide an overview of what to expect at this first-of-its-kind event, topics to be presented and how IEEE Green ICT is addressing the theme of "sustainability in a connected world".

February 2017

Overview of IEEE Green ICT Initiative Standards

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Event Information: The CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM PRESENTS: IEEE-SA Webinar - Overview of IEEE Green ICT Initiative Standards

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (GMT-05:00) 

The IEEE Green ICT initiative is a Pan IEEE Societies initiative whose mission is to build a holistic approach to sustainability through ICT by incorporating green metrics throughout IEEE technical domains. The initiative has introduced 9 IEEE standards projects in 2017: IEEE P1922.1, IEEE P1922.2, IEEE P1923.1, IEEE P1924.1, IEEE P1925.1, IEEE P1926.1, IEEE P1927.1, IEEE P1928.1 and IEEE P1929.1.

This webinar provides an overview of these 9 new IEEE standards projects. The standards projects are about to start and will run over the next two years. The Webinar will outline ways in which you can contribute to the standards projects and join the working groups.

January 2017

Continuing Education: Energy efficient design of access, backbone and the Cloud

9:00am to 4:30pm


Energy efficient design of access, backbone and the Cloud

Instructor: Fabrizio Granelli
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm EST
Online via WebEx

Is it true that the Internet consumes more than 3% of all energy in World?
Does a search on the Internet consume the same amount of energy as preparing a cup of coffee?
How can we allow the Internet to grow without depleting the World's energy resources?
This new course aims to provide answers to the above questions with emphasis on describing how to analyze energy consumption of networks, devices and servers while identifying the best strategies to reduce the overall environmental impact of the Internet.