Global Communications Newsletter (GCN)

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100 Issues of the New Global Communications Newsletter!

By Stefano Bregni - Vice-President for Member and Global Activities, Editor of the Global Communications Newsletter

This issue of the Global Communications Newsletter has a special significance for me: it is Issue No. 100 under my responsibility as Editor!

Almost 10 years ago, I was appointed by Tom La Porta, at that time Director of Magazines of the IEEE Communications Society, to revive our Newsletter, whose publication had been discontinued a couple of years before.

After few months of work to set up the new Editorial Board and solicit the first contributions from ComSoc Chapters...

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CHAPTER REPORT

IEEE ComSoc Iraq Chapter Activities: Serving IEEE ComSoc Members in a Country at War

By Sattar B. Sadkhan - Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Iraq Chapter

The IEEE ComSoc Iraq chapter was established at the end of Nov. 2011. The chapter includes members from academic institutes, ministries (Communication, Science and Technology), and non-government wireless communication companies (especially Asia Cell and Kalimat).

During these past five years the Chapter has organized many scientific activities within Iraq, especially in co-sponsoring national and international conferences and workshops. There were also many scientific activities organized by the Iraq Chapter outside of Iraq, in India, China...

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CONFERENCE REPORT

SoftCOM 2016: Meeting of Academy and Industry

By Dinko Begusic - Universiry of Split, FESB, Croatia; University of Haute Alsace, France, Josko Radic - Universiry of Split, FESB, Croatia; University of Haute Alsace, France, Matko Saric - Universiry of Split, FESB, Croatia; University of Haute Alsace, France, Nikola Rozic - Universiry of Split, FESB, Croatia; University of Haute Alsace, France, Pascal Lorenz - Universiry of Split, FESB, Croatia; University of Haute Alsace, France and Petar Solic - Universiry of Split, FESB, Croatia; University of Haute Alsace, France

The 24th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2016) was held in the attractive ambience of the Radisson Blu Resort Hotel, Split, September 18–20. The Conference was organized by the University of Split, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture (FESB) and Crotian Communications and Information Society (CCIS) under the auspices of the Ministry...

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