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5G on stage: this technology will change your life (and you don’t know it yet)

Arturo Azcorra, Director, IMDEA Networks Institute; Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
7 November 2017 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

Aula Magna Auditorium (room 5.4.A07), Padre Soler Building, 1st Floor, University Carlos III of Madrid, Avda. Universidad 30, 28911 Leganés - Madrid

University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) participates in the seventeenth edition of the Madrid Science Week with more than thirty activities (all free-of-charge) that will offer a first-hand knowledge of the Institution's R&D program. IMDEA Networks is collaborating with UC3M in the staging of a multimedia, theatrical and informative show that explores the effects of 5G technology in our everyday lives. The show will held on November 7th in the Auditorium of the UC3M. 


This educational show, entitled "5G on stage: this technology will change your life (and you don’t know it yet)", will combine dance, music, theater and audiovisual elements to explain how 5G technology will influence our lives and everydayness in the years to come. Hyperconnectivity, the Internet of Things, drones ... how does technology affect the way we live and relate to the environment and those around us? We will be presented with an example: that of a couple in 2017, when falling in love; and in 2027, about to have a child, when 5G technology is fully implemented.

Academic speaker: Arturo Azcorra

PhD in Telecommunications Engineering, Arturo Azcorra is a Full Professor at the Department of  Telematics Engineering of University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) and Director of the international research institute IMDEA Networks. He is the author of over a hundred publications in journals, books and international scientific conferences and has participated in thirty competitive research projects funded by the European Union. Currently, he coordinates the European research project 5G-Crosshaul part of the research and innovation framework program Horizon 2020, which he seeks to disseminate to society through Madrid’s European Researchers' Night 2016. "I am an amateur mountaineer and practice mountain skiing and diving. Overall, I like adventure sports. In the cultural sphere I am very fond of cinema, theater, music and literature”, he mentioned.

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Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

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