February 27, 2020

The Wireless and 5G Forum

Event Details

Date & Time

Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM


Event Link

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Cost

Free


Location

Hemmingson Auditorium (lower level)


About This Event

The IEEE Spokane professional chapter presentes a free public information session on new technology coming to Spokane. As one of the first cities in the nation rolling out the next generation of cellular technology, Spokane neighborhoods are already seeing new, small cell towers. 

4 p.m.: Dr. Robert Olsen, professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering from WSU, on the 5G technology.

5 p.m.: Dr. Martin Pall, Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Basic Medical Sciences from WSU and prominant critic of 5G technology's potential biological impact.

6 p.m.: Gonzaga students assist in a demonstration of RF frequencies and an audio analogy of the technology.

IEEE Spokane is proud to augment its co-sponsorship of the upcoming community 5G Wireless Forum to be held on Thursday February 27 starting at 4 PM in the Gonzaga University Hemmingson Auditorium. The forum will feature a presentation by IEEE Fellow and electromagnetics specialist, Dr Robert Olsen. This talk will present a balanced discussion of the new 5G wireless landscape, together with current widely discussed health issues in the 5G area. The talk, as a continuation of the ongoing IEEE Spokane series in RF technology, will include an informative profile of the technology itself, as well as an up-to-date discussion of work on related safety standards, including the recent considerations of the 28-member International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) Scientific Expert Group.