With the next generation of wireless technology 5G accelerating at a rapid pace, and Australia playing a key role in global EMF standardisation, this presentation will provide an overview of 5G, how 5G works and the challenges and opportunities ahead in managing Electromagnetic Fields.
Come and see how Australia is leading the strategy for globally harmonised EMF standards.
After Mike's presentation ends at 1.30pm, there will be an opportunity for you to network with your industry colleagues over tea and coffee until 2.00pm.
Supporting documentation referenced by Mike Wood on the day:
- 5G and EMF Explained (website - opens in new browser tab)
- EMF Standards for 5G Technologies (pdf)
- 5G: Deploying the benefits of 5G and ensuring EMF Safety - updated May 2018
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Mike Wood is a Distinguished Professional with Telstra and the General Manager for Telstra's Strategy, Governance and Risk Management program. Mike has 30 years experience in the strategy and management of mobile network deployment, Electromagnetic Energy (EME) and community consultation for the wireless industry.
Mike has worked in standards development for over 20 years and is currently Chairman of the IEC TC106 which has global responsibility for EME testing standards for mobile phones, devices, wireless networks and radio communication systems.
The current focus for TC106 is the 2020 strategic business plan and development of standards for the assessment of future 5G mobile technologies. Mike is also active in the ITU standards and in Australia chairs the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association RF Safety Compliance Program.