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The eight Symposium on green networking and computing (SGNC 2017) organized in the frame of the SoftCOM 2017 conference (September 21-22, 2016, Hotel Radisson Blu Resort, Split, Croatia) will include next events:


Symposium on green networking and computing I

Session chair: Josip Lorincz, Ph. D., FESB, University of Split, Croatia

September 23, 2017, 08:30 – 10:00, Conference room Agava, (Hotel Radisson Blu Resort, Split, Croatia)

Characterization of Low Voltage Access Network for Narrowband Powerline Communications
Raja Alaya and Rabah Attia (University of Carthage, Tunisia)

Experimental Energy Profiling of Energy-Critical Embedded Applications
Kameswar Rao Vaddina, Florian Brandner and Gerard Memmi (Telecom ParisTech, France), Pierre Jouvelot (MINES ParisTech, France)

Performance Analysis of Adaptive Modulation in Underwater Visible Light Communications
Imen Sahnoun (SupCom, Tunisia), Imran Shafique Ansari (Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ), Qatar), Mohamed M. Abdallah (Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Qatar) and Khalid A. Qaraqe (Texas A&M University at Qatar, USA)

ECG Biometric Template Protection Based on Secure Sketch Scheme
Emna Kalai (SERCom Laboratory, Tunisia), Adel Benzina (LISI Lab, INSAT, Tunisia) and Rabah Attia (University of Carthage, Tunisia)


Symposium on green networking and computing II

Session chair: Josip Lorincz, Ph. D., FESB, University of Split, Croatia

September 23, 2017 10:30 – 12:00, Conference room Agava, (Hotel Radisson Blu Resort, Split, Croatia)


Comparative Experimental Analysis of the Quality-of-Service and Energy-Efficiency of VMs and Containers' Consolidation for Cloud Applications
Ismael Cuadrado-Cordero (IMT-A, INRIA, LS2N, France), Anne-Cecile Orgerie (CNRS, IRISA, France) and Jean-Marc Menaud (IMT-A, INRIA, LS2N, France)

Investigation of Induced CRAH Bypass for Air-Cooled Data Centers Using Computational Fluid Dynamics
Hamza Salih Erden (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)

Measurement of temperature inside Open TEM-cell with thermal camera

Kresimir Malaric, Roman Malaric and Josip Herceg (University of Zagreb, Croatia)

Business forum SoftCOM 2017:
Thursday, September 21, 14:30 – 15:00 (RUZMARIN)
Presentation title: Nokia solutions for improving base stations energy efficiency
Darko Giljević, dipl. Ing. Account Manager in Nokia Networks

Presentation abstract:

Reducing network greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy consumption has not typically been a high priority for most operators over the years. Faced with dramatic changes in their business environment driven by increasing competition, declining average revenue per user (ARPU) and exploding demand for data services, most operator investments have focused on network capacity and performance to improve the customer experience.

The power utilities are on the front line and have stated aims to reduce the amount of carbon emitted per unit of energy generated. For example, Helen Oy as one of the largest energy companies in Finland states: ”We aim to produce energy in a carbon-neutral way in 2050. Our intermediate target is to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 20% and to increase the share of renewable energy to 20% by 2020”.

Meanwhile, network equipment vendors are constantly introducing more energy efficient infrastructure. On average, each new base station generation reduces energy consumption by about 35 percent.

These two examples show that operators have an expanding range of options to reduce their network GHG emissions and energy consumption. Only by adopting the latest energy-saving and renewable energy technologies can ensure operators support to the emissions-reducing targets, that align with the Paris climate change agreement’s stated goal of limiting global warming to 2°C. Hence, this presentation will introduce solutions of Nokia dedicated to the improvement of the energy-efficiency of telecom operator’s network. The presentation will point out different concepts used for optimizing energy-efficiency of Nokia base stations and other network equipment.

Conference timetable can be found here.

Conference program can be found here.