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Cidade de Braga

10ª Conferência sobre Redes de Computadores

11 e 12 de Novembro de 2010, Universidade do Minho, Braga

CRC2010 Programa Painel de Discussão

Sexta-feira, 12.Novembro.2010

15h00-17h15 Painel de Discussão

Tema: "Internet em Portugal: Desafios para a Próxima Década"
Moderador: Alexandre Santos, Universidade do Minho

Intervenções Convidadas:

Redes do futuro - alguns desafios para os operadores
Jorge Carapinha, PT Inovação

Jorge Carapinha Short Bio:

Jorge Carapinha graduated in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Coimbra in 1984 and received an MSc in Electronics and Telecommunications from the University of Aveiro in 1998. Since 1985 he has been with PT Inovação (formerly CET). He has worked in several fields including conformance testing, Virtual Private Networks, Quality of Service and backbone networks and technologies. He has a long record of participation in international collaborative research projects, namely in the framework of European programmes such as IST, ACTS, CTS, TEN-ISDN and Eurescom. Currently his work is mainly oriented to Future Internet topics, with a special focus on Network Virtualisation. He has authored/co-authored several papers published in technical journals or presented in international conferences.


Cloud computing: desafios de uma nova abordagem à Rede
Graça Carvalho, Cisco

Graça Carvalho Short Bio:

Graça Carvalho is a CTO Consulting Engineer, at Cisco Systems International working for the European Advanced Technology Architecture team in the office of the CTO organization.

August 2009 - Today: Coordination of innovation projects in the European landscape articulating CISCO?s technology vision with academia and industry.

July 2005 - October 2007: Responsible in the group for the coordination of the activities in the Mobile IP area. This includes Architecture definition, European Projects technical coordination and customer meetings.

Graça Carvalho holds an engineering degree in Systems and Computing Engineering from the University of Minho, Portugal, with special studies in Computer Communications. She has also post-graduate studies in Mobile Systems.


Letting Go is Hard to Do
Fernando Boavida, Universidade de Coimbra

Fernando Boavida Short Bio:

Fernando Boavida received his PhD in Informatics Engineering in 1990, and he currently is Full Professor at the Department of Informatics Engineering (DEI) of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra. He is the founder of the Laboratory of Communications and Telematics (LCT) of DEI and the Strategic Director for Communications and Information Technology of the University of Coimbra.

His main research interests are mobility and nomadicity, content networks, quality of service, and wireless sensor networks. His publications include seven books, five book chapters, 35 papers in national conferences and journals, and 110 papers in international refereed journals and conference proceedings. He was the chairman of the Program Committee of QofIS2001, IDMS-PROMS2002, NETWORKING 2006, WWIC 2007 and FMN 2008 international conferences/workshops. He has been involved in numerous program committees of major international conferences, including INFOCOM 2006 and 2007. He participated in European initiatives/projects such as RARE (Réseaux IP Européenes), EWOS (European Workshop for Open Systems), COST263 (Quality of Future Internet Services), E-NET (Emerging Networking Technologies, IST-2001-37814), E-NEXT (FP6 Network of Excellence on Emerging Networking Experiments and Technologies) EuQoS (End-to-end Quality of Service support over heterogeneous networks, IST-FP6-2004-004503), WEIRD (WiMAX Extension to Isolated Research Data networks, IST FP6 Integrated Project 034622), OpenNet (Open Interconnect for the Internet Community, IST-FP6 Specific Support Action 035185) and CONTENT (Content Networks and Services for Home Users, IST-FP6-0384239).

He is a licensed Professional Engineer. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Computer Communications journal.


Pervasive Internet - The challenges
Carlos Oliveira, Microsoft

Carlos Oliveira Short Bio:

Carlos Oliveira holds a degree in Systems Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Minho, Portugal, and a postgraduate degree in Advanced Enterprise Management for IT and Telcos from the Catholic University, Portugal.

Having founded MobiComp in 2000 (when he was 22 years old), Carlos was decorated by the President of the Portuguese Republic, Dr. Jorge Sampaio, in 2006 in recognition of his entrepreneurial work.

Carlos is currently Product Unit Manager at Microsoft and Vice-President of Associação Industrial do Minho.


A comunidade portuguesa e a Internet do Futuro
Rui Aguiar, Universidade de Aveiro

Rui Aguiar Short Bio:

Rui Luís Aguiar, born 1967, holds a PhD on Electrotechnical Engineering from the Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal. He is Associate Professor at the Telecommunications Department at the same University, responsible for advanced telecommunication subjects, mostly associated with current trends and future technologies, specially at graduate levels. He currently also holds an Adjunct Professor Position in Carnegie Mellon University, associated to the Institute of Networking Information. He is also responsible for the Multimedia and Networking research line inside the Aveiro pole of the Instituto de Telecomunicações, a non-profit R&D organization. Prof. Aguiar is leading a research group in the Aveiro pole of IT, centred on heterogeneous networking. In particular, the group is tackling mobility, QoS and multicast problems in diverse environments, from "traditional" 3G evolution, to novel IP-oriented architectures, and ad-hoc environments. The group receives funding from European-funded research (five such projects running at this moment), from the Portuguese Government, and from industry (mostly operators and manufacturers, amongst which Portugal Telecom and Deutsche Telekom).

The participation of Prof. Aguiar in European Research is extensive since 1992. After many R&D projects, both industry and state funded, he acted as Chief Architect for the IST project Daidalos, a 50M€ funded EU-project, with technical consistency and direction responsibilities. He is currently involved in EU-funded projects Onelab2, SWIFT, C-CAST, SooS and 4WARD. He holds more than 250 papers in international and national journals and conferences. He has contributions to several standardization fora, including IEEE and IETF. He was the General Chair of ICT2006 (International Conference on Telecommunications), and Technical Co-Chair of the IEEE ISCC2007 (International Symposium on Computer Communications), and of ICSN 2005 (International Conference on Networking and Services). He has been invited as speaker in several fora, both industry and academia-oriented, including talks to ARIBE, in Japan.

Prof. Aguiar is a Senior Member of IEEE, a member of ACM and a certified Engineer in Portugal. He has acted as consultant to several companies on telecommunications strategy, and as an expert on court cases in telecommunications. He has also been a member on evaluation boards of several research programmes, both EU, and in several other countries (France, South Africa).


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