IEEE VT & AES Joint Greece Chapter Dissemination Activity Report

A Symposium on “Telecommunications, Energy, Environment, and Development” was held on 25th of November 2010, at the Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece.

The event was supported by the IEEE VTS & AESS Joint Greece Chapter, the IEEE CAS Greece Chapter, the IEEE PES Greece Chapter and the IEEE Communications Society Greece Chapter.

The symposium was very successful, gathering an audience of about 300 students and academic stuff. The Symposium was a great opportunity for the members of six Student Braches being present to meet each other and discuss: IEEE SB Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, IEEE SB University of Western Macedonia, IEEE SB Democritus University of Thrace, IEEE SB Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, IEEE SB International Hellenic University and IEEE SB Technological Educational Institute of Serres (the latter two SB’s have applied to IEEE for establishment).

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The Symposium was opened by Prof. C. Antonopoulos, Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering AUTh, Prof. N. Pavlidou, Chair of the IEEE VTS & AESS Joint Greece Chapter, and Prof. A. Hatzopoulos, Chair of the IEEE CAS Greece Chapter. The speakers of the Symposium were Dr. T, Doukoglou and Mr. K. Karatheodorou, OTE, Dr. T. Sofos, Nokia-Siemens Networks, Prof. A. Bakirtzis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering AUTh, Chair of the IEEE PES Greece Chapter, Assist. Prof. C. Demoulias, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering AUTh, Assist. Prof. K. Karatzas, Department of Mechanical Engineering AUTh, and Prof. I. Vlahavas, Dean of the School of Science and Technology of the International Hellenic University.

More events, in various capital cities of Northern Greece, are being planned by the dissemination committee of the Chapter. Visit us online at

Dr. George Papadopoulos
Secretary & Webmaster, VTS & AESS Joint Greece Chapter
Counselor, UoWM SB