Agenda - Final

2015 International Symposium on Ambient Intelligence and Embedded Systems


This listing shows the final agenda of the symposium.

Important locations:

  • The registration and all coffee breaks will be in the Conference Room of Vives Ostend.
  • All sessions will be held in the Auditorium A11.



Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Optionally available for pre-conference meetings and workshops.

Pre-Symposium Dinner Meeting:



Thursday, September 24, 2015


  • 09:00 to 09:30
    Location: Conference room of Vives Ostend

Opening Session:

  • 09:30 to 10:00
    2015 International Conference (AmiEs-2015)
    Welcome and Presentation of Vives University College
    Mrs. Gwendolyn Rogge - VIVES Internationalization Coordinator

    Helmut Dispert, Kiel University of Applied Sciences
    Luc Friant, Thomas More University College
    Smail Menani, Vaasa University of Applied Sciences

Technical Session 1:

Chair: Ghodrat Moghadampour, Johan Dams

  • 10:00 to 11:00

    Dirk Van Merode
    The DESIRE project - an international project for capacity building in embedded systems for target universities in Ukraine, Georgia and Armenia

    Galyna Tabunshchyk, Dirk Van Merode, Peter Arras, Karsten Henke
    New Teaching Approaches in Embedded System Courses

    Constantinos Petridis, Donaldi Manceli, Lefteris D. Doitsidis, and Ioannis Kaliakatsos
    MOOCs engagement in Higher Education and in Ambient Intelligence and Embedded Systems

    Smail Menani
    Industrial Innovation Academy - a step to Re-engineering ICT education in VUAS

  • 11:00 to 11:20
    Coffee Break: Conference Room

Technical Session 2:

Chair: Ulrich Jetzek, Keijo Länsikunnas

  • 11:20 to 13:00

    Patrick Pelgrims
    EmSys - R&D Projects at the Embedded Systems Group De Nayer

    George N. Fouskitakis, Lefteris D. Doitsidis, Hercules, Kyriaki Varikou
    Design and Implementation of an Integrated System for Optimizing Bait Sprays Against Dacus Oleae by Using Embedded Devices and ICT Technologies

    Kalle Tammemäe, Mairo Leier
    Service Quality Meter Design for Self-Aware Systems

    Marc Mertens, Jesse Davis, Tom Croonenborghs, and Bart Vanrumstec
    Exploratory study on classification of electrical appliances on Raspberry PI with Mathematica

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

Technical Session 3:
Visit to the Vives Campus

Chair: Luc Friant

  • 15:30 to 16:00       Session 3 is part of Session 4
    Guided visit to the Vives University College Campus;
    Visit to the Lab of Prof. Jeroen Boydens.

Technical Session 4:

Chair: Kalle Tammemäe, Heikki Palomäki

  • 14:00  to 16:30

    George A. Adamidis, Manolis G.Tampouratzis       cancelled
    Modular Analog Audio Mixer Design in Practice

    Hercules Rigakis, George N. Fouskitakis, Lefteris D. Doitsidis
    Design and Implementation of an Embedded System for a Novel McPhail Trap

    Hannes Rathmann, Wolfgang Benecke, Christoph Weber
    An Intelligent BMS with Cell Individual In-Situ Impedance Measurement for State-of-Charge Estimation in a Battery Pack

    Fabian Franke, José Francisco Sanz Osorio, Christoph Weber
    Intelligent Battery Balancing Charger

    Jeroen Boydens
    Mechatronics and Embedded Software @ KU Leuven Oostende/Brugge

    Kalliopi Vazakopoulou, Dimitrios Bakoyannis, Othonas Tomoutzoglou, Ioannis Christoforakis and George Kornaros
    Image processing on Multicore Embedded System, with On-Line Partner-Core Monitoring

    Johan Dams
    Design and Deployment of Security Sensitive, Networked Embedded Systems

Evening Activity: Reception and Dinner

  • 19:30
    Conference Dinner at (please observe change of location):
    Brasserie Faro
    Vindictivelaan 3B
    B-8400 Oostende
    Cost per person (menu of fish or meat): € 48.-
    Pre-registration required.

    Please observe:
    This is still preliminary, subject to change.



Friday, September 25, 2015

Technical Session 5:

Chair: Lefteris D. Doitsidis

  • 09:00 to 10:40

    Dirk Van Merode, Galyna Tabunshchyk, Kostiantyn Patrakhalko, Goncharov Yuriy
    Smart Campus based on iBeacon Technology

    Tommi Hakamäki, Heikki Palomäki
    Security of RFID-based technology

    Giorgos Papadourakis, Michael Kalochristianakis, Georgios Triantafyllidis, Dimitrios Kosmopoulos
    Designing the Bus Route Network for the City of Heraklion using a Binary Particle Swarm Optimization

    Bart Tanghe
    How to write a Linux device driver

    Bart Tanghe
    Device tree support in Linux

  • 10:40 to 11:00
    Coffee Break: Conference Room

Technical Session 6:

Chair: Giorgos Papadourakis, Smail Menani

  • 11:00 to 12:40

    Jeffry Prinzie, Bram Faes       via video conference
    Radiation tolerant integrated circuits for high-energy physics

    Bart Tanghe
    Scratch programming in combination with raspberry pi

    Keijo Länsikunnas
    Ambulance simulator for paramedic training

    Kris Cuppens, Mario Broeckx, Ingrid Knippels, Tom Saey, Inge Van den Herrewegen, and Louis Peeraer
    Which hardware can aid clinical experts to support their foot analysis?

    B. Bonroy, B. Vanrumste, D. Berckmans
    Development and Evaluation of Assistive Technology to improve Chronic Care

  • 12:40 to 13:40
    Lunch: Buffet at the University Restaurant

Final Session:

Chair: Luc Friant, Helmut Dispert

  • 13:40 to 15:00

    Ioannis Komporakis, Giorgos Papadourakis, Spyros Karafyllakis, Ioannis Deligiannis
    Adaptive Source Code Files Classification Using Computational Intelligence Techniques

    Ghodrat Moghadampour
    Hacking Methodology: Footprinting Tools and Techniques

    Ulrich Jetzek
    GALILEO – The European Satellite Navigation System: Applications of the GALILEO System, Status and Trends of the GALILEO deployment

    Jens Lüssem       cancelled
    Industry 4.0 - Autonomous Agents in Cyber Physical Systems

  • 15:00 to 15:30

    Final Discussion, Summary, Future Conferences and Workshops

Afternoon Session:

  • 17:00 to 18:00
    Conference Excursion:
    Guided visit to the "James Ensor House" in Ostend.
    Address: Vlaanderenstraat 27, Ostend

Evening Activity:

  • (19:00) 20:00 to 21:30
    Dinner (optional)
    Location: local seafood restaurant

    Meetting Point at 19:00:
    Café Botteltje
    Louisastraat 19, Oostende




Saturday, September 26, 2015

Optional Conference Excursion:

  • 10:20 to 18:20
    Excursion to Bruges
    With the entire city centre named as a UNESCO World Heritage site, a trip to Bruges is a must for every visitor to Belgium.

    Travel Information:
    • From Oostende to Brugge on 26/09/15:
      Take IC 510 from Oostende departing on platform 3 towards Eupen to Brugge. Departure from Oostende is on 26/09/15 at 10:40, arrival in Brugge is on platform 9 at 10:55 (duration 15 minutes).
    • From Brugge to Oostende on 26/09/15:
      Take IC 538 from Brugge departing on platform 10 towards Oostende to Oostende. Departure from Brugge is on 26/09/15 at 18:05, arrival in Oostende is on platform 3 at 18:20 (duration 15 minutes).

    More details will be announced during the symposium.