Dr Michael REPACHOLI
Dr Michael Repacholi received his PhD from the University of Ottawa, Canada in 1980. He is currently a Visiting Professor at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. He was the coordinator of the Radiation and Environmental Health Unit, WHO in Geneva from 1995 to 2006, where he managed the International Electromagnetic Fields project and the Global Ultraviolet Radiation Project (INTERSUN). After having been an Inaugural Chairman of ICNIRP between 1992 and 1996, he retired to manage another WHO project known as the WHO International EMF project. He is now an Emeritus member of ICNIRP. He is also a member of the International Radiation Protection Associations (IRPA) and, the International Non-Ionizing Radiation Committee since 1978.
He has published over 230 scientific publications.
Dr Chiyoji OHKUBO
Dr Chiyoji OHKUBO received his PhD from the School of Medicine of University of Showa in 1982. After ending his academic career in 2007, he became the Director of Japan EMF Information Centre, a position he held since 2008 until the present day. He is also serving as the current Chairperson for of the Committee to Promote Research on the Possible Effect of Electromagnetic Fields at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan, which he has held since 2008. He is also a member of the Scientific Expert Group (SEG) of ICNIRP since 2013. Since 1996, he represented the Japanese Government as a member of the International Advisory Committee for WHO International EMF Project. He has written extensively and produced 280 original papers, reviews and books as well as presented papers at more than 380 Scientific Meetings.
Dr Tharek A.Rahman
Dr Tharek A.Rahman received his PhD in Mobile Communication from University of Bristol, United Kingdom. He is currently a Commission Member of the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). He is also a professor in wireless communication at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of University Teknologi, Malaysia. His research work is in mobile communications, antenna and propagation. Since 1988, he has conducted various short courses relating to mobile and satellite communication to telecommunication industry and government agencies. He provides consultations for communication companies and is an active member of several research academic entities. He has published more than 300 scientific papers.
Prof. Rodney Croft
Rodney Croft is Professor of Health Psychology at the School of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Australia, with his specialty the effect of non-ionising radiation (especially radiofrequency fields associated with mobile telecommunications), on health. Croft has been researching the radiofrequency health domain for 20 years, and has led successive National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Centres of Research Excellence into radiofrequency health since 2005. He has published extensively on the issue of radiofrequency fields and health across domains ranging from basic science to cancer epidemiology and risk communication, and regularly provides guidance for a range of national and international organisations. Croft is a commissioner for the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP, Munich, Germany, since 2012), and chairs the ICNIRP revision of its upcoming radiofrequency guidelines.
HOTEL ISTANA, KUALA LUMPUR
1st-3rd OCTOBER 2019