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Seminar on

Green IT – Challenges and Opportunities

The Professional Commons, IT Voice and Internet Society-HK are honorable to invite Ms. Lisa Hopkinson, co-author of a report on ‘Sustainable ICT in Further and Higher Education’ in the UK, to give a seminar on Green IT.

IT offers many opportunities for reducing carbon such as reducing travel by use of conferencing, but it also has many environmental and social impacts, not least the burgeoning energy use associated with computing.  Lisa will present an overview of the main challenges and opportunities of IT in terms of carbon reduction with examples from UK universities of best practice measures to address these.

This will include examples on IT procurement, power management, data centre management and conferencing.

Presentation ppt. for downloading


Date: 3-Nov-2010 (Wed)

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Venue: CDI Community Engagement Room, Rm 2102,148 Electric Road, Tin Hau, Hong Kong

Participants:  ICT professionals

Language:  English

Fee:  Free of charge

Speaker: Ms. Lisa Hopkinson



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Speaker Biography

Lisa is a researcher for the Higher Education Environmental Performance

Improvement (HEEPI) project based at the University of Bradford.  HEEPI’s

project SusteIT (Sustainable IT in Tertiary Education) was funded by JISC

(Joint Information Systems Committee) who are funded by the UK Higher

Education and Further Education funding bodies to provide world-class

leadership in the innovative use of ICT to support education and research.

Outputs from the SusteIT study and other HEEPI activities can be found at

www.goodcampus.org Details of JISC’s green IT programme can be found at


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