IEEE WORKSHOP: Standards to help Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Global Warming, and their Impact on the Environment

Friday, June 13, 2008

8:30 am to 8:40 am

Introductions of participants [Jay Pearlman and all]

8:40 am to 8:55 am

Background and objectives of this workshop [Jay Pearlman, chair of ICEO, IEEE Committee on Earth Observation]

8:55 am to 9:40 am

ISO standards in TC 207 (Environmental Management) and TEAM (Technology Early Action Measures, Canada) documents for the Power Generation/Electricity sector. [Tom Baumann, CEO of ClimateCheck,  either in person or via teleconference]

9:40 am to 10:25 am

Carbon credits accounting/trading [Karl Rabago Director, Standards and Practices Greenhouse Gas Services, LLC – a GEAES Venture, via teleconference]

10:25 am to 10:55 am

Carbon credits accounting/trading in the EU [Andreas Barkman, Project Manager Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Emissions Trading, European Environment Agency, via teleconference]

10:55 am to 11:05 am

BREAK

11:05 am to 11:50 am

Energy Efficiency Metrics for Network Equipment e.g Energy Efficient Ethernet [Geoff Thompson, Nortel Networks, member emeritus of 802 Executive Committee]

11:50 am to 12:35 pm

CO2 observations and harmonization of data from climate observation systems [Han Dolman, Professor, Vrije University in Amsterdam,  via teleconference]

12:35 pm to 1:20 pm

ISO TC 211 (Geographic Information and Geomatics) and its Activities in Measurements for Climate Change, IEEE SCC 40 [Siri-Jodha Khalsa, chair of IEEE SCC (Standards Coordinating Committee) 40, Earth Observation]

1:20 pm to 1:30 pm

Grab Working Lunch for following discussion.

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Discussion and Next Steps [Jay Pearlman and all]