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IEEE Globecom runs Dec 5 to 9; focus on Energizing Global Communications


March 3, 2011
By Alyssa Dalton

March 3, 2011

IEEE Globecom 2011, an international conference dedicated to the global
advancement of communications will hold its 54th annual event from
December 5-9 in Houston, Texas. Sponsored by the IEEE Communications
Society (ComSoc), IEEE Globecom annually hosts a number of tutorials,
workshops, panels and keynotes that highlight "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."

"Our goal is to provide every attendee with a forum that offers unrivaled educational value and superior networking and career-advancement opportunities," said Lee Roy F. Gaspard, Jr. of Shell IT International Inc. and the IEEE Globecom 2011 general chair. "For instance, the conference’s Industry Forum will provide broad-interest programming focused on the telecommunication industry’s latest innovative technology implementations, complex IT business systems, regulatory impact assessments, economic models, and engineering methods used by industry practitioners. In addition, the CEO/CTO Forum will offer numerous insights into challenges and strategies currently confronting today’s industry."

With IEEE Globecom 2011 planning underway, all interested researchers, academics, government officials and industry professionals are asked to CLICK HERE for more conference information, event updates and detailed presentation submission guidelines.

Topics to be addressed at IEEE Globecom 2011 include:

• Ad Hoc and Sensor Networking
• Cognitive Radio Networks
• Communication Software, Services, and Multimedia Applications
• Communication Theory
• Communications & System Security
• Communications QoS, Reliability, and Modeling
• Next Generation Networking
• Optical Networks and Systems
• Signal Processing for Communications
• Wireless Communications and Networking

"We are currently in the process of building the 2011 agenda with presentations that not only showcase next-generation research, but also methodologies that will solve societal communication problems on an international level," added Gaspard. "’Energizing Global Communications’ is the driving force behind the thoughts, ideas and leadership that are continuing to shape the global communications community and industry."

For questions and more conference information, contact Heather Ann Sweeney of the IEEE Communications Society at 212-705-8938, h.sweeney@comsoc.org