Preparing for 5G and EMF Standards

The challenges, opportunities and setting the framework

Mike Wood 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.


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Mike Wood

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.



Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 12:30pm to 02:00pm AEST


Non-members: $15.00; Financial members: No charge (full discount when logged in).
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Telstra Conference Centre - Level 1
242 Exhibition St
Melbourne VIC 3000

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