INTERESTING EVENTS AND CONFERENCES


5G

Attend the 5G World Forum (5GWF'18) to be part of the exciting field of 5G technologies and applications. 5G will provide higher bandwidth and lower latency than current-generation technology; and is expected to enable fundamentally new applications. 5G should help solve the last-mile/last-kilometer problem and provide broadband access to the next billion users on earth at much lower cost because of its use of new spectrum and its improvements in spectral efficiency.

* 5G Vertical Sessions                                                  * 5G Applications
* Automotive, Intelligent Transport                              * 5G Topical Sessions
* 5G for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)           * 5G Security and Privacy
* E-Health and Mobile Health over 5G Networks         * Standards and Deployment
* Disrupting Media and Entertainment in the 5G Era   * Workshops
* Policy and Regulation in the 5G Era                           * IoT in the 5G Era Workshop
* Open API, Unbundled, Open Source, and Testbeds     * Tactile Internet Workshop
* 5G Satellite Networks: Applications, Challenges and Standards

See ieee-wf-5g.org for more information. Discount for IEEE members! The conference will be on July 9-11, 2018 in Santa Clara.
SENSORS

Sensors, Expo, and Conference
The industry's largest event dedicated to sensors, connectivity, and systems. Early bird registration is now open!

Sensors18 Held June 26-28, 2018, at the San Jose Convention Center. For more information, to go sensorsexpo.com/ Use promo code IEEESF for $100 off pass.

THE ONLY TECHNICAL PROGRAM COVERING 100% SENSORS

* Embedded Systems               * IoT, Machine Learning
* 3D Vision, Optical                * AI, 3D LiDAR Solid State
* Nano power, MEMS            * Air quality measurement
* Energy Harvesting              * Printed flexible, stretchable fabric


PRODUCT SAFETY

The IEEE Symposium on Product Safety Engineering (ISPCE) will be held in San Jose from May 14-16. Join product safety and design professionals to discuss and disseminate technical information related to product safety and global regulatory issues. Connect with exhibiting companies in the hall!

ISPCE2018 * Global Market Access & Regulations, Compliance Management
* EMC & Wireless Compliance
* Environmental & Energy Regulations
* Batteries & Energy Storage Systems
* Medical Devices
* Hazard Based Safety
* Engineering & Safety Science
* Forensics, Failure & Risk Analysis, Assessment & Management
* Emerging Technologies & Innovations         Advanced registration rates end April 1. Register now



TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

WITI2018 The theme of the upcoming 24th Annual Women in Technology Summit is Visionaries Designing Tomorrow's Tech Markets & Cultures Today, to be held June 10-12, 2018 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose.

Covering the hottest technologies
Autonomous vehicles                    Coaching Track
AI, AR/VR                                     One hour coaching circles
Robotics                                        One-on-one mentoring sessions
Space/Mars exploration               Tech tables
SmartX                                          Skill Building
Blockchain                                    Build. Empower. Inspire.
Inviting both women and men who want to expand their horizons witi.com/conferences/2018/summit/


HUMANITARIAN BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

GHTC2018-logo The Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) will be held on October 18-21, at the Double Tree in San Jose. Paper abstracts up to 500 words are being requested, with a submission deadline of April 7th.

Authors and Presenters must demonstrate a clear understanding of the interrelationship of their work with socio-cultural, socio-economic, policy and environmental factors, and clearly state whether they are presenting preliminary, expected or final results as well as expected or actual impact. Key focus areas include, but are not limited to:

* Affordable & Clean Energy * Agriculture & Food Security * Clean Water & Sanitation * Community engagement, Capacity building, and Behavior Change * Connectivity & Communication * Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response & Recovery * Humanitarian Challenges & Opportunities * Technology Enhanced Quality Education Delivery * Technology Enhanced Healthcare * Technology and Applications for Poverty Alleviation * Other United Nations Sustainable Development Goals * Technology Showcase (exhibit display)


CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION

MakerFaire18 The Maker Faire, a showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, is coming on May 18, 19, & 20, 2018, at the San Mateo County Event Center.

Creativity, re-use, re-cycle, green energy, electronic gizmos, Steampunk, R2D2, drone wars and races, electric driveable cupcakes, gigantic flame-throwing robotic ants, enormous robotic walking octopus, solar tulip vehicle, multi-stories tall rock'em-sock'em robots, life-sized mouse trap board game, and so much more!

Faire gathers together tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, food artisans, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. Go to Maker Faire for more information.