Havana Syndrome — an IEEE Perspective

Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/422940

Abstract: Wireless devices are part of 21st century life. From mobile devices to Bluetooth earbuds, from cellular sites to Wi-Fi access points, consumer entertainment devices and even refrigerators -- we are constantly surrounded by wireless devices. This leads some to raise questions about safety. Do electromagnetic fields pose health risks? This month's webinar will feature a panel of experts from the IEEE International Committee on Electromagnetic Safety, and the IEEE Committee on Man and Radiation, who will discuss the history of medical and academic investigation into the topic of EMF safety. Guest moderated by David Witkowski, IEEE Senior Member. Host: David Witkowski is an author, advisor, and strategist who works at the intersection between local government and the telecommunications industry. The Founder & CEO of Oku Solutions LLC, the Executive Director of the Wireless Communications Initiative at Joint Venture Silicon Valley, a Fellow in the Radio Club of America, and an IEEE Senior Member. After serving in the U.S. Coast Guard and earning his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, he held leadership roles for companies ranging from Fortune 500 multi-nationals to early-stage startups. He serves as Co-Chair of the Deployment Working Group at IEEE Future Networks, as Senior Advisor for Broadband Deployment for the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership, as a member of the Connected Communities Forum in the Wireless Broadband Alliance, and as an Expert Advisor to the California Emerging Technology Fund. Co-sponsored by: Havana Syndrome -- an IEEE Perspective Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/422940