Beltug

Beltug and the engineering alumni associations of UGent and KUL joined forces for a debate on 5G


Date:10/06/2021


 

At a joint event by Beltug and the engineering alumni associations of UGent (AIG) and KU Leuven (AIKUL), 200 participants gathered for a debate on 5G.

 

Beltug CEO, Danielle Jacobs, lead the discussion with panellists :

  • Petra De Sutter – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Administration, Public Enterprises, Telecommunication and the Postal Services
  • Wout Joseph – Lecturer in Information Technology at UGent
  • Sofie Pollin – Lecturer in Telecommunications and Microwaves, KU Leuven
  • Mitch De Geest – CEO, Citymesh – AIG Engineer of the Year 2020

 

 

During the debate, different angles were discussed: the importance of innovation within companies, real examples in Belgium, potential social applications, the impact of radiation, and much more.

 

AIKUL’s report summarising the findings is available here (Dutch only).


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