PLENARIES

ELECTRICAL BRAIN STIMULATION

Speakers:

  • Nir Grossman, Imperial College London (Non Invasive Deep Brain Stimulation)
  • Marom Bikson, The City College of New York (Electrical brain stimulation)

REALISTIC IN-SITU EXPOSURE OF 5G NETWORKS AND NETWORK PLANNING TO MINIMIZE EXPOSURE 

Speakers:

  • Wout Joseph, Ghent University (Procedures for in-situ 5G-NR MaMIMO exposure evaluation and first trial results)
  • Margot Deruyck, Ghent University (5G network planning with minimum exposure in real environments)

Further short talks and open discussion:

  • Joe Wiart, ParisTech (5G small cells and MaMIMO exposure assessment in real environments)
  • Christer Törnevik , Ericsson (Determination of time-averaged power levels for assessment of actual RF-EMF exposure from massive MIMO antennas)
  • Paolo Baracca, Nokia Bell Labs (How to assess RF exposure compliance of base stations based on actual network service)
  • Manuel Murbach, IT IS Switzerland (Assessment of maximally allowable power-density averaging area for conservative electromagnetic exposure assessment above 6 GHz)

HAS EVIDENCE FOR CARCINOGENICITY OF RF-EMF CHANGED SINCE IARC’S ASSESSMENT? 

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MILLIMETER- AND SUBMILLIMETER-WAVE APPLICATIONS IN BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE: POTENTIAL AND CHALLENGES

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CAN MEMBRANE PROTEINS ACT AS BIOLOGICAL PROBES FOR EM FIELDS?

Speakers:

  • Fabrizio Vincenzi, University of Ferrara (Adenosine receptors as pathways for beneficial effects of pulsed electromagnetic fields)
  • Francesca  Apollonio, Sapienza University of Rome (Can membrane proteins act as biological probes for em fields ?)
TUTORIALS

MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY

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BODY TEMPERATURE REGULATION IN MAMMALS

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WORKSHOPS

ATMOSPHERIC ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD BIOEFFECTS

  • Co-Chairs: Michal Cifra and Luis M. Mir
  • Speakers: Luis M. Mir, Pablo Fernandez de Arroyabe, Nicolas Bouché, Tadej Kotnik and Colin Price

DIFFERENCES OF EXPOSURE LIMITS BETWEEN THE NEW ICNIRP GUIDELINES AND IEEE C95.1 STANDARD

  • Co-Chairs: C-K. Chou and Eric van Rongen
  • Speakers: Rodney Croft, Akimasa Hirata, Kenneth R. Foster and Richard Tell

TOWARD AN INNOVATIVE USE OF ULTRASHORT ELECTRIC PULSES IN MEDICINE: FROM BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS TO THERAPEUTIC APPLICATIONS

  • Co-Chairs: Claudia Consales and Luis M. Mir
  • Speakers: Franck André, Richard Nuccitelli, Thomas Vernier, Andrei G. Pakhomov, Eugenijus Kaniusas, Claudia Consales 

DOSIMETRIC ASPECTS IN EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT TO WIRELESS POWER TRANSFER SYSTEMS

  • Co-Chairs: Teruo Onishi and Rosanna Pinto
  • Speakers: Teruo Onishi, Valerio De Santis, Rosanna Pinto, Ilaria Liorni, and Akimasa Hirata

THEORY AND HANDS-ON PRACTICAL FOR TRANSCRANIAL DIRECT CURRENT STIMULATION (TDCS) AND TRANSCRANIAL ALTERNATING CURRENT STIMULATION (TACS)

  • Speakers: Marom Bikson and Bruno Vandelanotte