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Published: 20 Feb 2024

The IEEE Communications Society announces the launch of the IEEE SustainTech Expo and Leadership Forum, a new global leadership event on sustainable technology impacting buildings and factories. 

Taking place on 27-28 August 2024 in San Diego, California, the event will bring together industry change-makers that contribute to sustainability initiatives, including corporate executives, sustainability officers, technologists, futurists, government, and regulatory representatives. 

IEEE SustainTech is organized by four of IEEE’s largest Societies: Power and Energy, Communications, Computer, and Signal Processing. This expo and leadership forum brings together leading technical engineering experts from these Societies with companies striving to commercially implement cutting-edge technology solutions to address global sustainability challenges.

What to expect at IEEE SustainTech:

  • Presentations by C-Suite executives from top companies committed to sustainability.
  • Representation from influencers and innovators for end-user sustainable technologies.
  • Talks and discussions on real-world applications and leading practices for the latest market-ready sustainable technologies.
  • Exhibits and demonstrations by leading companies showcasing commercial technologies, success stories, and solutions for end users with sustainability objectives.
  • Insights into market trends by leading industry analysts.

IEEE SustainTech 2024 features the latest sustainable technologies including applications of artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain, communications, computer vision, infrastructure, reliability, security, and systems integration. Discussions will include:

  • Transitioning to Net Zero.
  • Leveraging funding and financing solutions.
  • Using carbon data to make business decisions.
  • Integrating business decisions with regulations.
  • Evaluating ESG performance using the right data.
  • Selecting the right decarbonization technologies.

The IEEE Communications Society partners with the IEEE SustainTech Expo in an effort to foster knowledge exchange and support important research that will positively impact global sustainability efforts.

SustainTech Program Committee leaders include Clara Li, Intel; Kevin Ng, PE, CEM, Nvidia; Damir Novosel, Quanta Technology; Farzin Shadpour, San Francisco Ventures; Sanyogita Shamsunder, previously with Verizon and Google; Anthony Vetro, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL); and Jae Hyung Yi, LG Electronics.

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About the IEEE Communications Society

The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) is a global community of engineers, practitioners and academics working together to advance communications technology for the betterment of humanity. The Society promotes technological innovation and fosters creation and sharing of information among the global technical community. It provides services to over 35,000 members for their technical and professional advancement and forums for technical exchanges among professionals in academia, industry, and public institutions. Additional information on IEEE ComSoc can be found at