IEEE Tech Talk Virtual Panel Series

Check out IEEE Tech Talk: Virtual Panel Series. In this series of webinars, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with our guests via live Q&A sessions.


Missed some of the live events? The previous virtual panel sessions are now available on demand!

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: The Future of Electric Transportation— Targets, Plans, and Actions
Our panel of guest speakers— including U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy Andrew Wishnia, along with industry experts from National Grid New England, Quanta Technology, and National Grid— discuss the targets, policies, and technologies that will help create a clear path to electric transportation.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: IEEE 802.15 Wireless Specialty Networks
Hear from speakers James Gilb and Benjamin Rolfe of the IEEE 802.15 Working Group for Wireless Specialty Networks, which currently has six existing standards with ongoing activity and two new standards under development. These standards cover a wide range of applications, coverage needs, and industry sectors, which complement other 802 standards.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: How Technical Standards Shape My Career
Dr. Nada Golmie, NIST Fellow, speaks about her professional career development, her view on work-family balance, and her career development advice to young professionals and women in engineering.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Single Pair Ethernet
On this webinar, learn how new IEEE 802.3 standards and technologies deliver power and data over a single pair of wires to address the challenges of “operational technology” (OT) automation applications, while exploring the reasons behind it’s growing adoption.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Increasing Network Capacity— The Development of IEEE 802.3 800 Gb/s and 1.6 Tb/s Ethernet
Our speakers explore how the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Working Group will work to develop higher speed solutions for 800 GbE and 1.6 TbE, while creating higher density, lower power solutions for 200 GbE and 400 GbE.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: IEEE 802.1 Time Sensitive Networking Standards
The IEEE 802.1 Working Group developed the base architecture and bridging standards for IEEE 802 technologies. This webinar provides an overview of IEEE 802.1, explores time-sensitive networking, and discusses application spaces that will accelerate the adoption of TSN

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: The Next Generation of IEEE 802 Networking Standards
The technical standards created by the IEEE 802 Local Area Networking/Metropolitan Area Network Standards Committee (LMSC) over the past 40 years have been essential in enabling data communications suppliers to deliver economically at an immense scale.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: The Importance of Standards— Part Two
Speakers Hermann Koch and Paul Nikolich follow up on their first Tech Talk virtual panel to further explore the important role of technical standards while providing advice on how to get involved in technical standardization at IEEE.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Clean Energy and Decarbonization: Science, Targets, Policies, and Technologies
U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary David Turk and experts from MIT, National Grid, and the Electric Power Research Institute, discuss the science behind climate change, net zero emission targets, policies and technologies that will help transform the world.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Academic Job Hunting— Pathways to Secure a Faculty Position
How do you know if you are well prepared for a faculty position? Listen to three eminent faculty members at different stages of their careers share their stories and perspectives on faculty hiring. They discuss what searching committees look for, what the tenured system is, how to prepare a chalk talk, and more.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Acing the Industry Job Hunt— A Conversation with HR and Managers
During this free virtual event, our panelists discuss the recruiting and interview processes, the characteristics they are looking for, and even the “secret” sauce to stand out in an industry job search. Watch now to hear their valuable insights and to get actionable takeaways to use in your current or future job hunts!

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Academic Research in International Standardization
In many international standards, theoretical knowledge is needed to define requirements and give test procedures. This event provides an overview of the important role academic research plays in standards, along with examples from two IEEE Societies on how academia’s contributions to standardization benefits both sides.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: The Importance of Standards
Our speakers discuss the important role technical standards play in bringing innovation to market; escorting technical development of products; and setting manufacturing process requirements, as well as examples of how IEEE standards are applied for business success.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: IEEE 802 Networking Standards—802.11 Wireless LAN Standards
In this webinar, our speakers explore 802.11 Wireless LAN standards for the 6GHz band, the growth of new applications supported by 802.11 based networks, and the coming convergence of 802 Wireless LAN and 3GPP services.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: IEEE 802 Networking Standards—Emerging Vertical Network Applications
Focusing on the Vertical Applications IEEE 802.24 Technical Advisory Group (TAG), this discussion compares the use of IEEE 802 standards in vertical applications to other standards more oriented towards commercial networks.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: IEEE 802 Networking Standards—The Radio Regulatory Advisory Group
Watch our speakers review the ever increasing importance of government regulators and provide an overview of how the IEEE 802 Wireless community works with radio regulatory and spectrum management bodies.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: IEEE 802 Networking Standards—State of Ethernet
With a history spanning nearly 50 years, the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Standard has provided the wired technologies that have helped create the hyper-connected networked world of today. After providing an overview, our speakers discuss current application spaces that depend on Ethernet as well as the future landscape.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: IEEE 802 Networking Standards—802.22 TV White Space
In this free event, our panelists discuss TV White Spaces and the award-winning IEEE 802.22 Wi-FAR™ Systems on Wireless Regional Area Networks (WRANs)—which is a technology that is especially useful for serving less densely populated areas, such as rural areas and developing countries.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Global Health, Wellness, and Technology in a Post-COVID World
COVID-19 brought technology to the forefront to help protect and maintain our health and wellness in 2020. In this free event, we share compelling data from an IEEE global survey that explores how people view the use of sensor technologies to help detect overcrowding, thoughts around self-driving school buses, VR as an acceptable method of patient visitation, and more!

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Ultraviolet Light vs. COVID-19
Learn about how viruses and bacteria can be destroyed by UV light exposure as experts discuss common misconceptions about this technology. Topics covered include applied UV germicidal solutions, as well as how repurposing existing applications may prove effective in new environments in order to meet pandemic-related needs and challenges.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: IEEE 802 Networking Standards—WLAN Sensing
Research on WLAN sensing started at least since the early 2000s and recently WLAN sensing-based solutions begin to be successfully commercialized. Our guest speakers explore potential WLAN sensing applications in home, enterprise, vehicular, and industrial settings; how IEEE 802.11 technology is used to enable sensing applications; and more in this free virtual event.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: IEEE 802 Networking Standards—Industrial Ethernet
This conversation with Paul Nikolich and Dr. George Zimmerman explores how the benefits of connecting the devices by standard protocols (such as Ethernet and IP) continue to grow, not only by enabling Industry 4.0 and 5.0 with widespread wired and wireless solutions, but also new adaptations and standards for Ethernet, such as Single Pair Ethernet, and associated protocols for Time Sensitive Networking, and Wireless applications.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Privacy’s Increasing Role in Technology—A View from the IAPP
During the webinar, Chief Information Officer Cathleen Scerbo and Global Strategy Officer Bob Lewis from the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the world’s largest privacy association with over 60,000 members, cover the evolution of privacy, share their perspectives on the overlap between security and privacy, and discuss key topics such as Privacy by Design and the NIST Privacy framework.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: IEEE 802 Networking Standards—2020 Ethernet Bandwidth Assessment
We’re continuing the discussion on the IEEE family of 802 networking standards, which paved the way for global innovation and connectivity! Our speakers explore the findings of the 2020 Ethernet Bandwidth Forecast, the underlying trends influencing the industry, the diversity of global bandwidth trends, and the potential impact on the various networks that make up today’s world.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: IEEE 802 Networking Standards—Connecting the World
Celebrate forty years of global impact through IEEE 802 Standards with this virtual panel session. Presenters Paul Nikolich, chairman of the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee, and John D’Ambrosia, member of the IEEE 802 Executive Committee, cover topics including new emerging technologies and the role of 802 technologies in connecting the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Use of Gaming Devices to Stay Connected in Today’s World
Watch this virtual panel session with IEEE Future Directions for a fun and unique conversation about the use of handheld gaming devices to stay connected in today’s world. Speakers highlight gaming in the tech space and the overall social implications as more non-gamers begin using these technologies to communicate socially.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Future Neural Therapeutics
Watch this virtual panel session with IEEE Future Directions to learn about key challenges and technological advances in neuroscience that can be used to treat movement and neurological disorders. With the implications of COVID-19 for mental health during and after the pandemic, these advances are becoming even more critical in today’s world.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Daily Challenges of 4G, 5G, and IoT
In this virtual panel session with IEEE Future Directions, our expert panelists address how 4G and 5G networking communications, as well as the Internet of Things, support our daily lives. They also discuss the current demand challenges that remote working and learning have placed on the existing infrastructure.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Student & Child Data Privacy
In the U.S. alone, over 50 million students are quarantined at home. Parents and children are navigating online instruction and working remotely amid the unprecedented global pandemic. In this virtual panel session with IEEE Standards Association, learn what you can do to support safe, healthy, and effective online interactions.

IEEE Virtual Tech Talk: Personal Digital Twins
In this virtual panel session with IEEE Future Directions, our speakers address the potential usefulness of digital twins in the context of today’s world—specifically related to epidemic alerts, monitoring, and containment. The panel session also addresses sensitive issues surrounding the technology such as the stigma around the use of personal digital twins and how it may affect our privacy.