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GreenTouch to Hold Workshop & Demo Exploring an Energy-Efficient "Internet of Everything" During EU Sustainable Energy Week

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/14 -- GreenTouch™, the global consortium dedicated to dramatically improving the energy efficiency of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) networks, will sponsor a workshop and luncheon on June 25 focused on exploring the topics and issues associated with building an energy-efficient "Internet of Everything."

The event is conducted as part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels, Belgium.

What
A series of presentations -- plus an interactive panel discussion and live technology demo--all associated with ensuring sustainability and energy-efficiency in a world where all devices -- from mobile phones to autos and refrigerators -- are increasingly connected.

Session topics encompass:

  • The Internet of Everything - Powering and Empowering: A Vision for the Digital World in 2030 (keynote)
  • Facebook and Green Cloud
  • Cloud Services for a Connected World
  • Microsoft: Pushing the Boundaries of the Internet of Things
  • Vibration Energy Harvesting to Enable Wide-Scale Deployment of Wireless Sensors (live demo of Energy Harvester)
  • Panel Discussion: What are the Main Challenges and Opportunities

Who
Speakers include:

  • Ajit Jaokar, co-author of the Digital World in 2030 Report (Keynote Speaker)
  • Thomas Myrup Kristensen, Facebook
  • Ingrid Van de Voorde and Dr. Domhnaill Hernon, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent
  • Ray Pinto, Microsoft
  • Thierry Klein, GreenTouch Consortium

Where
Microsoft Center
Rue Montoyer 51
1000 Brussels, Belgium

Attendees
This workshop is expected to be of great value to ICT industry enterprises; ICT and sustainable energy entrepreneurs; energy & sustainability related NGO's; researchers from the ICT industry, service providers and academia; industry analysts; and members of the media.

When
9:00 - 14:30 p.m. CET, June 25, 2014

Those interested in attending may learn more and register here.

About GreenTouch
GreenTouch is a consortium of leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry, academic and non-governmental research experts dedicated to fundamentally transforming communications and data networks, including the Internet, and significantly reducing the carbon footprint of ICT devices, platforms and networks. More information can be found at www.greentouch.org and to stay updated follow GreenTouch on Twitter at @Green_Touch.

Media Contact:
Barbara Hagin
Breakaway Communications for GreenTouch
Email Contact
+1 415-358-2484 (US)

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