Agenda - Preliminary

2014 International Symposium on Ambient Intelligence and Embedded Systems


This listing shows the preliminary agenda of the symposium.
The registration and all sessions will be held in the Telecommunications Institute Auditorium


Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Optionally available for pre-conference meetings and workshops.

Pre-Symposium Dinner Meeting:

  • 20:00 to 22:00
    Restaurant Maré Cheia – a local fish restaurant.
    Confirmation required to reserve place (prices from 15€ to 20€).
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Thursday, October 2, 2014


  • 09:00 to 09:30
    Telecommunications Institute Auditorium

Opening Session:

  • 09:30 to 10:00
    2014 International Conference (AmiEs-2014)
    Welcome and Presentation of the Telecommunications Institute, Universidade de Aveiro
    Prof. José Carlos Neves – Head of the Institute

    Helmut Dispert, Kiel University of Applied Sciences
    José Alberto G. Fonseca, Universidade de Aveiro
    Smail Menani, Vaasa University of Applied Sciences

Technical Session 1:

Chair: Smail Menani, Heikki Palomäki

  • 10:00 to 11:00

    Margarida Urbano, Pedro Gordo, Rui Costa, Paulo Simões, José Fonseca
    Evaluating the use of GSR sensors for tetraplegic patients

    António Teixeira
    Inova-Ria - Innovation Network of Aveiro

    Ulrich Jetzek
    Stream Ciphers and Spies: On the Design and Cryptanalysis of the A5/1-Stream Cipher

  • 11:00 to 11:30
    Coffee Break

Technical Session 2:

Chair: Luc Friant

  • 11:30 to 13:00

    Th. Brandt, R. Patz
    SOC-based Phase Sensitive Detector for Magnetic Induction Tomography

    Nils T. Kannengiesser, Uwe Baumgarten, Sejun Song
    Secure Copy Protection for Mobile Apps

  • 13:00  to 14:00
    Lunch - – Buffet at the University Restaurant

Technical Session 3:
Visit to the UA Campus

Chair: José Alberto G. Fonseca

  • 14:00 to 15:00
    Guided visit to the University Campus with its collection of buildings from the top contemporary Portuguese architects including works from two architects which hold the famous Pritzker Architecture Prize (Siza Vieira in 1992 and Souto de Moura in 2011).

  • 15:30 to 16:00
    Coffee Break

Technical Session 4:

Chair: Ralf Patz

  • 16:00  to 17:30

    Sejun Song
    WiFi-honk: smartphone-based beacon stuffed WiFi Car2X-communication system for vulnerable road user safety

    Keijo Länsikunnas, Anssi Ikonen
    Simplifying Paths to Mastering Embedded Systems

    Lefteris Doitsidis, Kostas Petridis, Yiannis Kaliakatsos - cancelled
    An International Intensive Course in Smart Electronics & Embedded Systems. How useful is it?

    Joel Dinis, Ricardo Matias, José Alberto Fonseca
    Energy Harvesting for a Bike Sharing System

    Heikki Palomäki, Tapio Hellman
    Virtual world in real environment

Evening Activity: Reception and Dinner

  • 19:30
    Conference Dinner at Sal Poente Restaurant – a former salt warehouse.

    Pre-registration required (currently considered the best restaurant in Aveiro, specialized in cod plates).
    A special price of 25€ including drinks applies.
    Participants will have the opportunity to choose among 3 main courses – fish, meat or vegetarian.
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Friday, October 3, 2014

Technical Session 5:

Chair: Yiannis Kaliakatsos, Ulrich Jetzek

  • 09:00 to 10:30

    George A. Adamidis, Manolis G.Tampouratzis - cancelled
    Development of an 8-bit Self Induction and Capacity Calculate Device - L-C meter with PIC18F242 Microcontroller

    Smail Menani
    Automatic Meter Reading in Domestic Environment Using PLC

    Muhammad Awais Akhtar, Mubashar Khokhar, Robert Manzke
    Gizmo Point of Sale - Using BLE and Raspberry Pi

    Robert Manzke
    HTTP Servers – State-of-the-art and requirements for embedded hardware

  • 10:30 to 11:00
    Coffee Break

Technical Session 6:

Chair: Ghodrat Moghadampour, Keijo Länsikunnas

  • 11:00 to 12:30

    Sam Thys, Luc Friant, Peter Mertens, Patrick Dielens, Nele Mentens, Gert Mertes
    A remote programmable FPGA LED cube by use of the European Digital Virtual Design Lab.

    Juho Vesanen
    Wireless, hermitically sealed actuator and sensor platform with re-configurable hardware

    Stef Vancampenhout, Luc Friant, Walter Lenting
    Sediment level probe

    Sikandar Khan, Daniel Dinis, Rinato Lopes, Paulo Pedreiras, Joaquim Ferreira
    A Matlab-based scheduling simulator for deterministic real-time communications in ITS

  • 13:00  to 14:00
    Lunch - – Buffet at the University Restaurant

Final Session:

Chair: José Fonseca, Helmut Dispert

  • 14:30 to 16:00

    Pedro Almeida
    Fraunhofer Portugal - A brief presentation

    Pedro Roseiro
    Introduction of TICE Association (Pólo das Tecnologias de Informação, Comunicação e Electrónica)

    Ghodrat Moghadampour
    Windows Phone Programming

    Final Discussion, Summary, Future of the Symposium.
    Technical Sessions end

Afternoon Session:

  • 16:00 to 18:00
    Conference Excursion:
    Visit to Ilhavo Maritime Museum.
    Ilhavo, 7 km from Aveiro is the capital town of the cod fishing in the North Atlantic.
    The museum shows the tough traditional fishing in rowing boats and includes a cod aquarium.
    A degustation of local sweets and wines will possibly be included there.

Evening Activity:

  • 20:00 to 21:30
    Dinner (optional)
    to be announced


Saturday, October 4, 2014

Optional Conference Excursions:

  • 12:00 to 15:30
    A visit to Ilha dos Puxadoiros.
    Ilha dos Puxadoiros is a private project that includes traditional salt production, oyster and fish farms and salicornia (a plant used to salads) growing. It is in the middle of the lagoon and can be reached by traditional Moliceiro Boats)

  • Also:
    A collective Moliceiro boat trip by the Aveiro Channels can be arranged on any of the symposium days.

    Details will be announced during the symposium.