Automation systems

I am in the process of being trained to program and configure automation systems. The concept is very interesting in the sense that given a building without any technology on it, it;s practically an empty shell and when we start to place devices in that building to calculate power usage, control lighting, surveillance, controlled access e.g. biometrics, then we transform these empty shell into smart buildings.

Submissions now open

Submissions are now open for the IFIP WG 8.2 Working Conference in Turku, Finland (Monday, 6 June – Wednesday, 8 June 2011). Papers are due 1 Sep 2010. The full call can be found at

June 2010 edition of the IFIP News

The June 2010 edition of the IFIP News has been posted on the IFIP website: