Global Communications Newsletter (GCN)


IEEE International 5G Summit on IoT & Cybersecurity: July 2017, Kerala, India

By Lillykutty Jacob - Kerala Chapter Chair, India

The 18th IEEE International 5G Summit on IoT & Cybersecurity was held on Saturday, 1 July at the Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum, under the leadership of Dr. Ashutosh Dutta, IEEE 5G Initiative Co-chair (in absentia), Mr. Munir Mohammed, Senior Programmer, IEEE India office, and Dr. Lillykutty Jacob, IEEE ComSoc Kerala Chapter Chair. In addition to the talks from industry, government and academia...


WICE Activities in 2017: Promoting the Visibility and Roles of Women Communications Engineers

By Ana Garcia Armada - Chair of the WICE Committee, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain and Octavia A. Dobre - Past-Chair of the WICE Committee, Memorial University, Canada

WICE represents the IEEE ComSoc Women in Communications Engineering Standing Committee. According to our mission of promoting the visibility and roles of women communications engineers, as well as providing a venue for their professional growth, we organized different activities in 2017, in conjunction with three main IEEE...


ComSoc Saudi Arabia Chapter is Reviving

By Abdullah Almuttiri - Saudi Arabia Chapter Chair

In the last three years, membership in the ComSoc Saudi chapter has decreased due to many reasons, mainly because it was idle for a time. In April 2017 a new chair took the lead to revive the chapter and re-activate it. Dr. Abdullah Almuttiri, the new Saudi chapter chair, formed a diverse committee to steer the chapter. The chair started with three activities that draw attention to what IEEE ComSoc is doing.