Global Communications Newsletter (GCN)


WICE: Promoting the Role of Women in Communications Engineering: Interview with Octavia Dobre, Chair of the WICE Standing Committee

By Octavia A. Dobre - Chair of WICE Standing Committee and Stefano Bregni - Vice-President for Member and Global Activities

This is the fifth article in the series started in November 2016 and published monthly in the IEEE ComSoc Global Communications Newsletter, which covers all areas of IEEE ComSoc Member and Global Activities. In this series of articles, I introduce the six MGA Directors (Sister and Related Societies; Membership Services; AP, NA, LA, EMEA Regions) and the two Chairs of the Women in Communications Engineering (WICE) and Young Professionals (YP)...


RNDM 2016 Workshop and COST CA15127-RECODIS 2nd Meeting: Highlights from the Resilience Week in Halmstad, Sweden

By Arun Somani - USA, Dimitri Papadimitriou - Belgium, Jacek Rak - Poland and Magnus Jonsson - Sweden

Leading network resilience researchers took part in the Resilience Week on Sept. 12-15, 2016 at Halmstad University, SE by Prof. Magnus Jonsson from the Centre for Research on Embedded Systems (CERES), Halmstad University, SE, and Prof. Jacek Rak from Gdansk University of Technology, PL. It included two major events:

  • The 2nd Meeting of COST CA15127–RECODIS Action (Resilient...

IEEE ComSoc Panama Chapter: Winner of the 2016 Chapter Achievement Award: Activities and Accomplishments in 2015-2016

By Maytee Zambrano - Panama Chapter Chair

One key element of current society and its development are the telecommunication systems. For instance, technologies such as 5G, wireless networks, and IoT are crucial for the development of smart cities. Therefore, it is important as an organization related to telecommunications to have a presence and participation in the community. This motivated our interest, in 2015, in reactivating the IEEE Panama Communications Chapter with a board made up of professionals...