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We are ComSoc, the IEEE Communications Society.

We proudly represent a global network of engineers, practitioners and academics—27,000+ members strong, spanning the globe in 140 countries—contributing our talents to the continual innovation of technology in communication. We are engineering professionals with a singular purpose: to better humanity through advancements in communications and networking technology.

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The vibrant city of Shanghai, China is proud to host the 53rd IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC). Themed “Empowering Intelligent Communications,” this flagship conference of the IEEE Communications Society will offer five full days of original paper presentations, tutorials, workshops, keynotes, demonstrations, industry panels and social events designed to further career opportunities and the in-depth understanding of the latest communications advancements worldwide.

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IEEE ComSoc Training

IEEE ComSoc Training provides the resources and tools you need to advance your career. Our in-depth training courses cover a wide variety of current topics in communications technology and offers the most up-to-date technical content available anywhere.

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Upcoming ComSoc Conferences & Events

Network with leading experts and like-minded ICT engineers in communications technology at our worldwide conferences and events.


IEEE International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing 2019

26 - 29 May 2019 • Xi'an Shi, China


IEEE Communciation Theory Workshop 2019

27 - 29 May 2019 • Selfoss, Iceland

IEEE BlackSeaCom 2019

IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking 2019

3 - 6 June 2019 • Sochi, Russia


IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security 2019

10 - 12 June 2019 • Washington, United States


Get access to timely, in-depth, highly-technical publications on a variety of communications topics shaping the industry as we know it. Through IEEE Communications Society publications, we deliver timely, in-depth, highly technical information on a wide variety of communications topics that directly impact business, further research and ultimately, improve the way humans communicate with each other.


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Comsoc Training Courses

Become a sought after professional in your field. Advance your knowledge, skills and experience through participation in IEEE ComSoc’s training opportunities.

Software Defined Networking for Optical Networks: A Practical Introduction

Learn about the main drivers, uses, key benefits, current trends and underlying technologies around the concept of an SDN control plane.

22 May 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm EDT

Fundamentals of 5G Small Cell Deployments

Explore 5G small cells architecture options, their effect on traffic engineering and how they will change the way the operator supports the network.

5 June 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm EDT

High Throughput Satellites

Explore the configuration and application of HTS systems that provide broad interactive services from space-based repeaters. Study selection of orbit, frequency band and configuring payload.

12 June 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm EDT

5G New Radio, A New Standard and Industry Update

Learn about the technical enhancements in the December 2017 3GPP 5G-NR Standard and discover the opportunities enabled by this standard in an easy-to-understand reference for business strategy.

19 June 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm EDT