Important Dates

ITC Specialist Seminar
Special session proposals:
May, 1st, 2013
Paper submission:
June, 24th, 2013
Acceptance notification:
August 1st, 2013
August 9th, 2013
Final paper submission:
September 15th, 2013 (extended)
Early bird registration:
October 1st, 2013 (Newer deadline)
Conference: November 20-22, 2013


University of Canterbury


Telecom NZ


Engineers Australia

Invited Speakers

Dr Iain Collings, Research Director, Wireless and Networking Technologies Laboratory, CSIRO ICT Centre, Sydney, Australia (Website) will talk on "Energy Efficient Cooperative Wireless Networks" (Slides).

Prof. Franco Davoli, Laboratory of Telecommunications Networks and Telematics, University of Genoa, Italy (Website) will talk on "Green Networking and Network Programmability: a Paradigm for the Future Internet?" (Slides).

Prof. Abbas Jamalipour, the leader of Wireless Networking Group at the School of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia (Website), will talk on "Wireless Distributed Network for Cloud Communications" (Slides).

Prof. Neville Watson, University of Canterbury (Website), will talk on "Smart Grids and the Future Electrical Network: Towards a Smarter, More Reliable and Resilient Power System" (Slides).

Mr Prasan de Silva, Telecom New Zealand, will talk on "The Evolution to LTE-B: Developments in 3GPP Release 12." (Slides).

Dr Murray Milner, Milner Consulting, will talk on "The Health Intranet of Things." (Slides).


Prof. Markus Fiedler, Head of the Communication and Computer Systems Research Laboratory (CCS), Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), Sweden, together with PhD student Selim Ickin will talk on "Quality of Experience versus energy consumption from the user's point of view."