IEEE ENERGYCON 2016 (Leuven, Belgium, 4-8 April 2016) was dedicated to experts carrying out research focused on energy and power systems (see photo above). Conference themes for 2016 were Smart cities and ICT, Transmission & Distribution, Markets and policy for electricity and gas, and Energy conversion. CNR was at ENERGYCON to present the ESPRIT activities on the optimal charging of electric vehicle fleets when power sharing is used. This work featured in a specific session on Electric Vehicles.
CNR also attended the 1st Workshop on Agent Based Modelling of Urban Systems (ABMUS 2016), which was held in conjunction with the 15th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2016) in Singapore, on May 10th (see photo above). The newly developed MATSim module for electric car sharing has been the focus of CNR’s presentation. This module will be used to validate the operations models developed in ESPRIT WP7. The workshop has been an invaluable opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas with other researchers actively working on the MATSim code.
The IEEE workshop on Smart Cities and Urban Computing was held in San Francisco, CA, USA, on April 11th (see photo: below). Urban computing is broadly defined as the communication and computation process to understand and coordinate the environment, systems, people and things in a smart city. CNR was there to discuss and showcase the insights that can be obtained by mining car sharing datasets.