IEEE EMC Society

IEEE EMC Society
Washington DC/Northern Virginia Chapter

The Internet of Things is Coming...
Oh, It’s Already Here!

internet of things

IEEE EMC Society Washington/NoVA Chapter Meeting
February 15, 2017 6:30- 8:30 p.m.

ANSI Conference Room
1899 L St NW
Washington DC

Join us to hear more about the “IoT” and ramifications of the technologies that will enable the next generation of our online lives. We will hear from Ira Keltz with the FCC's Office of Engineering and Technology on the FCC’s work on the Internet of Things.

The always-on connectedness of devices will figure prominently in how we work, communicate, socialize and raise the next generation of Netizens. The FCC’s policies on IoT will broadly affect the technologies of the future. Demands for spectrum, for instance, will be one part of the puzzle. Access to the internet, Net Neutrality, privacy and security are other hot spots in the development of US and global policy. The development of the IoT will further spur the development of “5G” Communications technologies.

Ira Keltz

Ira Keltz is Deputy Chief of the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology. In this role, he assists in managing several divisions of engineers, attorneys and economists in the development of telecommunications policies for spectrum use in the United States. Mr. Keltz is responsible for balancing complex engineering, policy, economic and public interest issues to implement national spectrum policy for non-Federal spectrum users. This includes allocating spectrum for licensed services, setting technical rules for unlicensed devices, and implementing procedures for equipment certification.

Mr. Keltz previously served as Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology’s Electromagnetic Compatibility Division and Deputy Chief of its Policy and Rules Division. In addition, he has been a Senior Technical Advisor in the Wireless Bureau’s Public Safety and Private Wireless Division, where he managed the implementation of the Commission’s Universal Licensing System.

Mr. Keltz has been with the FCC since 1994. Mr. Keltz has been with the FCC since 1994. Prior to the FCC, Mr. Keltz held positions with Loral Advanced Projects and LSA, Inc. Mr. Keltz holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the George Washington University and a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

6:00-6:30: Check In
6:30-7:00: Networking and Welcome
7:00-7:30: Light Dinner

IEEE Members: $20
Non-Members: $30

We kindly thank the American National Standards Institute for hosting our meeting. ANSI is the premier standards-making body in the Unites States, with the mission "To enhance both the global competitiveness of U.S. business and the U.S. quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity."

Contact Kim Davis or (301-216-1500) to sign-up.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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