Corpus Christi chosen for IEEE Green Technologies Conference, chairman says will be better than ever with everything from renewables and cleantech to avoiding disasters.
DALLAS (Feb. 17, 2014) – Sponsored by IEEE USA, IEEE Region 5, and IEEE Corpus Christi Section, and commonly referred to as IEEE GreenTech, the purpose of the Conference is to present unpublished, original papers on the field of Green Technology, and offer presentations, workshops, and invited talks in related fields.
“This year’s theme is SOW the Seeds of our Future,” said Ruby Mehrubeoglu, the conference chairman. The theme, an acronym for Solar, Ocean, and Wind, focuses on green technology that is deployed in coastal and marine environments. Mehrubeoglu said many excellent “papers on Clean Technology, Green Technology, and Renewable Energy will be revealed.” And security has become important, highly anticipated is the keynote luncheon speaker on opening day, Phrantceena Halres, CEO of Total Protection Services Global with her riveting topic, Green Vulnerabilities and Avoiding Disaster.
Mehrubeoglu spoke by phone on the ScienceNews Radio Network program, the Promise of Tomorrow with Colonel Mason, www.PromiseOfTomorrow.biz. The program originates in Dallas Texas, and can now be heard Webcast and archived for its world audience.
The Conference typically takes place at a relevant energy location. Past locations include Lubbock (2009), Dallas (2010), Baton Rouge (2011), Tulsa (2012), and Denver (2013). Energy topics to be discussed will include: Ocean/Tidal/Wind/Solar/Geothermal Energy Conversion; Green Energy Generation and Storage; Green Energy Transmission and Distribution, Smartgrid; Biomass, Bio-Fuel as Green Energy; Green Buildings; Green Energy Policies, Management and Control; Green Energy Pedagogy and Curricula.
There are three Keynote Speakers. Phrantceena Halres will be luncheon speaker the first day speaking on Green Vulnerabilities and Avoiding Disaster. Halras is founder, chairman, and CEO of Total Protection Services Global, the first woman-owned business of its kind.
Also keynoting are Mehrdad (Mark) Ehsani, professor of sustainable energy engineering at Texas A&M University, the University of Hong Kong, and more. And Qing-Chang Zhong, Chair Professor in the Control and Systems Engineering at the University of Sheffield, UK. He speaks on Next-Generation Smart Grids: Completely Autonomous Power Systems.
The IEEE Region 5 Leadership Meeting and Student Competitions in Circuit Design, Ethics, Technical Papers, and Robotics will immediately follow the Conference on April 5, 2014. The Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday, April 5, 2014 and 350 attendees are expected. More information about the Conference, registration, and paper/abstract submissions, IEEE R5 annual meeting and student competitions, and other activities visit www.ieeegreentech.org