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  • 1. JISC’s Greening ICT Programme Rob Bristow Programme Manager – Green ICT JISC’s Green ICT Programme
  • 2. The Programme
    • Key objectives for the programme
    • Greening the sector - attitudinal and behaviour change embedded across the sector
    • New sustainable procurement paradigms
    • Sustainability seen as key driver and yardstick for sector activities
    • Harnessing of sector research activities
    • Intended outputs from this programme
    • Substantive body of knowledge illuminating areas of uncertainty in respect to Green ICT
    • Exemplar projects providing leadership and best practice example
    • Outcomes
    • Reduction of sector carbon footprint and associated energy costs
    • Increased capacity and expertise across the sector in sustainable ICT
    • Improved reputation of sector and UK as leaders in this area
    • Reduction in waste generated by ICT use
  • 3. The story so far
    • Suste-IT Project
      • Year long look at Green ICT in HE and FE
      • Report, briefing papers, case studies
        • Carbon, Energy and Environmental Issues in Higher Education - Current Regulations and Schemes
        • Virtual Servers for Efficient and Flexible IT Infrastructure
        • Responsible Energy Costs in Higher and Further Education
      • Carbon Footprinting Tool
      • Thin/Thick Client tool
  • 4. Innovation Work
    • Research & Exploration
      • Growing the knowledge base
    • Technical Innovation
      • Joining things up, getting developers engaged in Green ICT
    • Estates led strand
      • Building capacity
      • Projects led by Estates Directors
    • Institutional Transformation
      • Re-thinking the campus and the curriculum
    • Community engagement
      • Working with EAUC & London Higher
  • 5. Research & Exploration
    • Cloud computing
      • Work with colleges through 157 Group
    • Video-conferencing and events (The Welsh Video Network, HEEPI and Bristol)
    • Scientific computing and energy usage in labs (HEEPI)
    • How to engage users in owning the problem (De Montfort and Oxford)
    • Pledging systems (Pembrokeshire College)
    • How sustainable is thin-client (really)? (Leeds Met)
    • Exploring where the energy goes in the server room (Leeds Met)
  • 6. Technical Innovation
    • Powering down super-computers (Oxford)
    • Rationalising file storage (Cardiff)
    • System to share high-end kit both with and across institutions (Loughborough)
    • Print substitution via e-Readers (Edgehill)
    • Widgets to display energy usage (De Montfort)
      • Open-source PC Powerdown solution (Aberystwyth)
      • Photo-voltaic-cells to power evaporative coolers in a data-centre (Worcester College)
  • 7. Estates Engagement
    • Aim is to build capacity in Estates for working with innovation and to foster links with IT
    • Tackling laboratory energy use (Bradford)
    • Heat and light by timetable (Leeds Met)
    • Tackling heating and cooling overshoots
    • Further work to improve the legacy data-centre (Imperial College)
    • Photo-voltaic-cells to power evaporative coolers in a data-centre (Worcester College)
  • 8. Institutional Transformation
    • Procurement and Scope 3 Emissions (De Montfort)
      • Getting a handle on the rest of the carbon
      • Good links with procurement, estates, and IT
    • Understanding the environmental implications of different modes of curriculum delivery (Open University)
      • Does it matter? What might be the best way forward?
    • Energy use and students (Coventry)
      • How to engage with this rapidly changing constituency
    • Academic events and travel (Bristol)
      • Understanding the place that travel has in academic life
  • 9. Community Engagement
    • Embedding and uptake
    • Work with the EAUC to help institutions benchmark their ICT carbon footprint and develop action plans
    • Outreach beyond the innovation projects
    • Similar work with London HEIs run by London Higher
    • Links to other parts of JISC’s Organisational Support agenda
      • Strategic Management of ICT
      • Flexible Service Delivery and Enterprise Architectures
      • Cloud computing
      • Metrics and self-assessment frameworks
    • Efficient , Effective and Environmentally Sustainable Institutions
  • 10.
    • - JISC’s Greening ICT Programme
    • - EU C of C
    • / - JISC’s Green ICT Blog
    • Good Campus Site
      • Home of Suste-IT outputs and much more
    • #greeningict - Tag in use on Twitter et al
  • 11.
    • Rob Bristow
      • Programme Manager (Green ICT)
      • [email_address]
      • +44 (0) 7825 823 282
      • Twitter: robbristow
      • Blog:
      • Mailing list: [email_address]
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