IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) is one of the IEEE Communications Society’s two flagship conferences dedicated to driving innovation in nearly every aspect of communications. Each year, more than 3000 scientific researchers and their management submit proposals for program sessions to be held at the annual conference. After extensive peer review, the best of the proposals are selected for the conference program, which includes technical papers, tutorials, workshops and industry sessions designed specifically to advance technologies, systems and infrastructure that are continuing to reshape the world and provide all users with access to an unprecedented spectrum of high-speed, seamless and cost-effective global telecommunications services.
Thousands of participants gather to present research results, share visions and ideas, obtain updates on latest technologies and expand professional and social networking. These activities are realized through IEEE GLOBECOM’s multiple diversified and exciting programs.
This 5-day event includes several keynote speeches by distinguished speakers from industry, academia and government sectors; panels and forums; technical sessions featuring technical papers extensively reviewed by peers; workshops focusing on the latest trends in various technology; tutorials delivered by experts in respective disciplines; exhibits; an awards luncheon; and a relaxing and entertaining banquet.
IEEE GLOBECOM 2018 will be held in will be held in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirate (UAE). Abu Dhabi is a diverse modern city with cultural and entertainment attractions for visitors from all around the worlds. It has become a center for world-class sporting events as well as premier cultural institutions including the recently inaugurated Louvre Abu Dhabi.
The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.) is the world’s largest technical professional society. Through its more than 400,000 members in 150 countries, the organization is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power, and consumer electronics. Dedicated to the advancement of technology, the IEEE publishes 30 percent of the world’s literature in the electrical and electronics engineering and computer science fields, and has developed nearly 900 active industry standards. The organization annually sponsors more than 850 conferences worldwide.
ABOUT IEEE ComSoc
The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) is a leading global community comprised of a diverse set of professionals with a common interest in advancing all communications and networking technologies. The Society has over 27,000 members in more than 142 countries.
IEEE ComSoc is paving the way for strategic and technical advancements in the emerging areas of 5G, SDN, IoT, Fog Computing, Big Data, Green ICT, fiber optics and more. In addition to impactful one-day events and workshops, the Society holds numerous conferences and offers educational opportunities including the IEEE WCET certification program and IEEE ComSoc Training.