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Overview of IEEE Green ICT Initiative Standards

February 23, 2017,
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.

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Jaafar M. H. Elmirghani is full Professor and Chair in Communication Networks and Systems, and the Director of the Institute of Integrated Information Systems within the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds, UK. He has co-authored Photonic switching Technology: Systems and Networks, (Wiley) and has published over 450 papers. He has research interests in communication systems and networks. Prof. Elmirghani is Fellow of the IET, Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Physics. He was Chairman of IEEE Comsoc Transmission Access and Optical Systems technical committee and was Chairman of IEEE Comsoc Signal Processing and Communications Electronics technical committee, and an editor of IEEE Communications Magazine.