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[liberationtech] Fwd: 15th WiGiT Meeting

Edward Nanno nannometrics at
Thu May 9 13:48:30 PDT 2013

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From: Edward Nanno <nannometrics at>
Date: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 8:58 PM
Subject: 15th WiGiT Meeting tomorrow
To: "elnanno at" <elnanno at>

Hello fellow WiGiT friends and partners:

I am announcing the upcoming 15th WiGiT meeting to be held  May 10, 2013
10a.m.-12p.m.    We will be running the meeting virtually as a Wireless
Grid Open Online Course (WOOC), and physically at the Syracuse Center of
Excellence in Energy and Environmental Systems, Syracuse University,
Syracuse, New York.

There will be an introduction by Lee McKnight of Syracuse University and
Peter Wong of Tufts University followed by a brief statement of the state
of the Wireless Grids Innovation Testbeds (WiGiT).

First on the agenda will be a discussion led by Joe Treglia  of our award
winning Advanced Situational Awareness project (including the component
hardware and edgeware):  *Social Emergency Response in a Symphony of
Destruction: iDAWG & GridstreamX.

*Kevin Lair of  the Indiana University Center for Art + Design* *will be
discussing his collaborative healthcare work*:  WiGiT Experimental Testbeds:
Design, Art and Architecture.
Janet Marsden and Sidney Clouston will present on* WiGiT Environmental
Science and Best Practices.
Moving to our African Partners, Edmund Okoroigwe will present on  how
wireless grids can improve energy distribution and conservation.*   WiGiT
Experimental Testbeds:  Africa Energy Sustainability.
Darren Oliveiro-Priestnall of Redskies Oxford, United Kingdom will
demonstrate how wireless grids can be used to control UAVS*:  Unmanned
Vehicles and the Oxford Cluster.
The final presentation will be with Igor Tyukhov, *UNESCO* Chair on
Renewable Energy, Moscow State University* on Ecologically Clean

There will be a short question and answer time at the end of each
presentation.  This will require you to have a microphone enabled to speak,
or a question can be submitted in real-time using the chat function found
on our virtual platform.

Additionally, we have formally released
Open Specifications For Wireless Grids Technical Requirements
outlining new 'use cases' and we will be gathering feedback regarding the
specifications before, during and after the meeting.

To join us virtually, please enter our seminar room here:

Thanks and we look forward to seeing you there, either in person or
Ed Nanno
Edward Nanno, Ph.D.
Executive Director, WiGiT<>
Center for Convergence and Emerging Network Technologies<>
School of Information Studies<>
205 Hinds Hall
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