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Every year, thousands of participants come to discover new ideas, explore innovative solutions, and network with the leaders who are changing the world of communications.
Past, Present and Future Conferences
In 2011, ComSoc adopted a portfolio based conference management approach, trying to maximize the value our conferences provide to our members.
Small Conferences and Workshops
Events with normally less than 100 attendees focusing on a more narrow technical scope often driven by one technical committee.
IEEE CAMAD | IEEE CCW | IEEE CloudNet | IEEE CogSIMA | IEEE CQR | IEEE CSCN | IEEE CTW | | IEEE HPSR | IEEE ICSOS | IEEE ISPLC | IEEE IWQoS | IEEE LANMAN | IEEE NFV-SDN | IEEE OnlineGreenComm | IEEE SECON
co-sponsored by the The Radio-Electronic Association of Vietnam and the Vietnam Maritime University
ATC covers a comprehensive range of communication and electronics technologies contributing toward a “Flat World” of communications. It gives a focus on intelligence and security issues for advanced communication systems and services, as well as emerging technologies and applications.
EuCNC is an annual conference held in countries across Europe. It focuses on communications systems and networks, reaching applications and services. One of the main goals of this conference is to showcase the results of European R&D projects co-financed by the European Commission. As such, the conference program includes a large expo with demos, and a large part of the participants are from industry. EuCNC also targets to bring together researchers from all over the world to present the latest research results in networks and communications and the new developments in this field.
IEEE Communication Society has developed a strategic framework based on the principles that embrace Industry's interests and priorities while integrating IEEE and ComSoc's objectives. In order to engage industry members with high value and innovative technologies, IEEE Communication Society plans to hold a series of high impact one day summits in the emerging technology area of 5G. These one day summits will provide a platform for the industry leaders, innovators, and researchers from the industry community to collaborate and exchange ideas in this emerging technology that may help in driving the standards and rapid deployment.
ANTS fosters strong relationship in the telecom field across diverse stakeholders: from industry to academics to government; from researchers to practitioners to business professionals; from system vendors to equipment manufacturers to telecom network operators.
The IEEE BlackSeaCom series of conferences are held in the countries surrounding the Black Sea. The goal of the IEEE BlackSeaCom is to bring together visionaries in academia, research labs and industry from all over the world to the shores of the Black Sea. Here they will address many of the outstanding grand challenges that exist in the areas of communications and networking while having an opportunity to explore this exciting and dynamic region that has a rich history.
The IEEE International Workshop on Computer-Aided Modeling, Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD) represents a unique forum for discussion of recent developments in analytical and simulation tools, and techniques for the performance evaluation of communications systems, bringing together top-level engineers and researchers from around the globe."
CCNC represents a singular opportunity for consumer electronic manufacturers to join with communications and networking manufacturers and service providers. It represents the latest approaches and technical solutions in the area of home networking and consumer networking.
The Annual Workshop on Computer Communications is the annual flagship meeting of the Technical Committee on Computer Communications. It provides a small, intimate setting and a relaxed ambiance, where participants can concentrate on technical interchange with their colleagues and enjoy unique social events and experiences.
Cloud computing has emerged as a promising direction for cost-efficient and reliable service delivery across data communication networks. The dynamic location of service facilities and the virtualization of hardware and software elements are stressing the communication network and protocols, especially when datacenters are interconnected through the Internet. Although the "computing" aspects of Cloud technologies have been largely investigated, lower attention has been devoted to the "networking" and communications aspects. The IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (IEEE CloudNet) precisely addresses these aspects.
Provides a multidisciplinary forum for the exchange of ideas, research results, and industry experience in the areas of microwaves, communications, antennas, solid state circuits, EMC, electron devices, sensors, radar and electronic systems engineering.
Dedicated to Communications and Network Security, IEEE CNS will focus on the communications-oriented aspects of security and will serve as a premier forum for mobile, wireless, and communications cyber security researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and users to exchange ideas, techniques and tools, raise awareness, and share experience related to security and privacy. Topics of interest encompass all practical and theoretical aspects of communications and network security, from the physical layer to the various network layers to the variety of applications reliant on a secure communication substrate.
The IEEE CogSIMA Conference invites scientists and engineers from industry, academia, and government to present technical papers on their research and development results and operational experiences in areas of situation management, cognitive fusion, intelligent sensor networks, and related applications.
The annual IEEE CQR International Workshop is held with the purpose of bringing together industry and academic experts to present and discuss communications quality, reliability and security issues as they relate to real world issues.
Standards play a key role in the success of the communications industry, as enablers of global systems inter-operability. IEEE CSCN aims for closing the gap between researchers, scientists and standards experts from academia, industry and different standardization bodies. It will serve as a platform for presenting and discussing standards-related topics in the areas of communications, networking and related disciplines, facilitating standards development as well as cooperation among the key players.
The workshop is held every Spring and features invited talks on the latest research in communication theory from the world's leading researchers.
Bringing technologists together with the spectrum policy community charged with re-architecting the legal regime for managing spectrum in the 21st century to accommodate new technologies.
Co-Sponsored with co-sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society
EDOC addresses the full range of engineering technologies and methods contributing to enterprise distributed application systems.
One of the Communications Society’s flagship conferences. It provides a full program of technical and professional activities spanning the range of hot topics in voice, data, image and multimedia communications.
Healthcom brings together interested parties from around the world working in the health care field to exchange ideas, to discuss innovative and emerging solutions and to develop collaborations participants include clinicians, hospital administrators, IT professionals, researchers, educators, healthcare solutions vendors and consultants.
HPSR is focused on the technology of high-speed, high-capacity switches and routers, including architectural and algorithmic aspects of high-speed IP networks, possibly adopting optical technologies and wireless user access.
Featuring the latest developments in telecommunications from a technical perspective. Subjects include Communications Theory, Wireless Communications, Wireless Networking, Optical Networking, Next Generation Networks for Universal Services, Multimedia Communication and Home Networking, Signal Processing for Communications, Communications QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling.
IEEE ICCC is a regional flagship conference being held annually throughout the greater China region under the vision of realistic globalization by extending ComSoc reach to the fastest growing region. It will basically follow the format of ICC by featuring major Technical Symposia, Industry Forums, Invited Tracks, Tutorials, Panels, and Workshops.
co- sponsored by the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, the IEEE Computer Society, and the IEEE Signal Processing Society
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo serves as a forum for the dissemination of state-of-the-art research, development, and implementations of multimedia systems, technologies and applications.
The International Conference on Space Optical Systems and Applications (ICSOS) covers technologies, procedures and algorithms that relate to free-space laser communications. The domain of the applications includes terrestrial, near-Earth and deep space (planetary). Areas of interest include components, devices, subsystems, systems (flight and ground), applications, laboratory and field demonstrations, algorithms, link models, signaling techniques and concept of operations.
IM is one of the world’s premier conferences on network management. It meets in odd-numbered years, typically during May.
Addressing key issues related to recent advances in computer communications and networking. Bringing researchers, practitioners together to present the most up-to-date achievements.
co-sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society
The IEEE symposium on Computers and Communications started in 1995 in response to the growing interaction between the fields of computers and communications.
A forum for the discussion of the issues associated with the use of electrical power distribution wires as a viable communication channel.
IWQoS has served as the prime annual workshop on Quality of Service, providing an international forum for the presentation and discussion of cutting edge research in the field. The scope of the workshop covers the main and currently important aspects of QoS research, including related issues such as availability, reliability, security, pricing, resource management, and performance guarantees.
The IEEE LAN/MAN Workshop is as a leading forum for discussing the latest technical advances in networking in the local and metropolitan areas.
The cloud Computing and Communications paradigm has defined unprecedented business models, promoting on-demand computing, resource allocation, elastic scaling and the elimination of up-front costs. Such new paradigm has already changed the way we compute and communicate. To cope with technology challenges for the support of diverse services and applications, The IEEE Latin America Conference on Cloud Computing and Communications aims to be the forum to discuss such advances. It is organized by the ComSoc Latin America Region.
IEEE LATINCOM is an international conference organized by the ComSoc Latin
America Region. It is held annually and attracts submissions and participants from all
around the world. It covers the scope of all ComSoc Technical Committees and has a broad
technical program that includes renowned keynote speakers and comprehensive tutorials presenting the state of
the art in communications. Its prime target is to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners
in Latin America to share R&D results, to meet and to network. It is an offer of the Communication Society to reach out to its members in Latin
America and to offer them a venue meeting the specific needs of their region.
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networks (SDN) enable rapid networks and services innovation for all participants in the ecosystem. Decoupling network functions from the underlying physical infrastructure using virtualization technologies enables Service innovation. SDN allows programmability of the NFV infrastructure to support the deployment of new network functions in a variety of environments including campus & enterprise networks, data centers, telecommunications networks providers, ISPs, cloud providers and over-the-top (OTT) applications & services providers. NFV enables network capacity and functionality to be decoupled, allowing network functions to be dynamically deployed whenever they are required and wherever they can be hosted.
Held in even-numbered years since 1988, NOMS continues to be the primary forum for technical exchange of research, standards, development, systems integrator, service providers, and user communities, presenting the latest approaches and technical solutions in the area of network operations and management.
GreenCom is an online conference that reduces CO2 emissions by not requiring participants to travel. It features the latest developments in green communications covering energy-efficient communication technologies as well as communications for green technologies. Subjects include methodologies and architectures for energy efficiency, energy efficient protocols and networks, energy management, and communications for smart grids, green buildings, energy efficient transport and logistics.
co-sponsored by an organization in the location of the conference
PIMRC has attracted major figures in the cellular, PCS, wireless LAN, and mobile data industries. Conference topics are presented in keynotes, tutorials, technical, and panel sessions.
IEEE SECON provides a forum to exchange ideas, techniques, and applications, discuss best practices, raise awareness, and share experiences among researchers, practitioners, standards developers and policy makers working in sensor, ad hoc, and mesh networks and systems.
The IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm) will focus on all communications aspects related to the Smart Grid initiative, an initiative that has the goal of achieving the modernization and optimization of the power grid so that it is more reliable, efficient, secure, and environmentally neutral. The conference will help bring together researchers from academia, industry and government to exchange novel ideas, explore enabling technologies, discuss innovative designs, and share trial experiences.
co-sponsored by the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS)
IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference seeks to bring together researchers, professionals, and practitioners to present and discuss recent developments and challenges in vehicular networking (e.g., vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications) technologies, and their applications (e.g., driving safety, traffic congestion reduction, mobile infotainment).
WCNC, one of the world’s foremost international technical conferences for engineers and researchers in wireless technologies, offers the best and most current tutorials, research results, industry-oriented technical content and perspectives on wireless communications, networksnand systems.
The WF-IOT Conference seeks to investigate how progress in technologies and applications of Internet of Things can be nurtured and cultivated for the benefit of society.
co-sponsored by AFCEA (Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association)
MILCOM offers a full program of technical sessions, tutorials, keynote speakers, and panel discussion focusing on information relevant to communication and information systems capabilities that address the 21st century challenges of National Defense and Homeland Security.
co-sponsored by IEEE Software Defined Networks, IEEE Computer Society, and IEEE Consumer Electronics Society
IEEE NetSoft addresses the challenges raised by the overall transformation trend, which is deeply impacting and bridging Telecom and IT industries, currently considered by Software-Defined Networks (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and Software-Defined Clouds. This trend is also transforming several other Industries, in using "softwarization" to optimize costs and processes and in bringing new values in infrastructures. In particular, SDN, NFV and network programmability will help creating the conditions to reinvent network and cloud architectures, accelerate service deployment and facilitate infrastructure management.
co-sponsored by OSA (Optical Society of America) and the IEEE Photonics Society
The OFC audience spans the entire industry, from scientists and engineers to manufacturers and service providers. It provides the industry’s most comprehensive view of optical technology — the latest research breakthroughs and innovations.