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Previous Invited Speakers

The researchers below were distinguished invited speakers at previous SMARTGREENS conferences.
We are indebted to them for their contribution to heighten the conference level.

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012


Towards 100% Renewable Energy Supply  
Gerard Smit, Electrical Engineering Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Twente, Netherlands

Towards Future Mobility with Mesh Connected Vehicles     
João Barros, Independent Researcher, Portugal

Managing the Tidal Wave of Data in the Genius (Internet) of Things  
Sandra Gannon, IBM Internet of Things, Ireland


Energy Internet - The Challenge of Smart Micro-Grids    
Paolo Tenti, Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy

Guidelines for Eco-friendly Data Centres - Lessons learnt in Three European Research Projects on Data Centres Energy Savings    
Giovanni Giuliani, HP Italy Innovation Centre, Italy

About Monitoring    
Barbara Pernici, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Open Innovation Platforms for Automobiles and Mobility Solutions  
Venkatesh Prasad, Infotronics Research & Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company, United States

“Smart Retail” & “Beacons”
Vincenzo Sinibaldi, Comarch, Italy


Constructing Human Smart Cities    
Álvaro Oliveira, UFRN – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

Change Alone is Unchanging - Continuous Context-aware Adaptation of Service-based Systems for Smart Cities and Communities  
Paolo Traverso, Center for Information Technology - IRST (FBK-ICT), Italy

Smart City Concepts - Chances and Risks of Energy Efficient Urban Development    
Rudolf Giffinger, FB Urban and Regional Studies, Institute of Spatial Planning, TU Wien, Austria

Smart Cities Concept and Challenges - Bases for the Assessment of Smart City Projects    
Andrés Monzón, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain

Vision-based Perception for Intelligent Vehicles  
Alberto Broggi, VisLab - Universita' di Parma, Italy


ICT Architecture as an Engine for the Electromobility of the Future  
Cornel Klein, CT RDA SSI, Siemens AG, Germany

Making Smart Cities Smarter - Using Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Smarter Mobility  
Javier Vázquez-Salceda, Independent Researcher, Spain

Open Protocols Are the Basis of the Most Cost Effective Charging Infrastructure    
Arjan Wargers, Independent Researcher, Netherlands


Reducing Energy Consumption by using Clouds  
Ivona Brandić, TU Wien Favoritenstr. 9-11, Vienna UT, Austria

Hubject - Connecting Emobility Networks  
Andreas Pfeiffer, Am Backes 16, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

ICT for Energy – a European Approach    
Bettina Schäfer, RWTH Aachen University, Germany


Nikos Hatziargyriou, Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University, Greece

Energy & Sustainability    
David M. Boundy, , Ireland