CITRIS Research Exchange - 5G, Tech and Policy Leaders

Seminar | October 2 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 310

 CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

CITRIS Research Exchange - 5G, Tech and Policy Leaders

"The Future of 5G for California: Ensuring Equitable Access"

About the Panel:

5G wireless networks hold great potential, enabling unprecedented advancements in linking robots, cars, and other sensor-enabled technologies and infrastructure to revolutionize cities. While the future of smart cities may bring gains in sustainability, mobility, and economic opportunity, ensuring these benefits are felt by all community members remains a significant challenge. The panel explores emerging trends in 5G and provides recommended strategies to better ensure equitable deployments.

Speakers :

- Ernesto Falcon, Senior Legislative Counsel, Electronic Frontier Foundation

- Heba Gamal, Senior Director of Market Expansion and Growth, Common Networks

- Shireen Santosham, Chief Innovation Officer, San Jose Mayor's Office


Brandie Nonnecke, Director, CITRIS Policy Lab

About the CITRIS Research Exchange:

Launched in 2008, CITRIS Research Exchange delivers fresh perspectives on information technology and society from distinguished academic, industry, and civic leaders. CITRIS Research Exchange is free and open to the public. Each one-hour seminar starts at 12 pm and is hosted at the Banatao Auditorium in Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus unless otherwise noted. Register by the Monday prior to the event to receive lunch.


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