Global Communications Newsletter (GCN)

CONFERENCE REPORT

IEEE ComSoc Internet of Things (IoT) Summit, Argentina, October 2017

By Gerardo Demarco - Faculty of Engineering, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina and Ricardo A. Veiga - Faculty of Engineering, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Faculty of Engineering, Universidad de Buenos Aires, in collaboration with the IEEE ComSoc Argentina Chapter, organized the IEEE ComSoc Internet of Things (IoT) Summit on 25–26 October 2017.

It hosted industry practitioners, consultants, national and international policymakers from ITU, entrepreneurs and researchers. More than 200 people assisted to learn and discuss the latest IoT technologies, applications and services. They were analyzed from various points of view...

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Networking at IEEE LATINCOM 2017: Seminar on Vehicular Communications by Prof. Carlos Gutierrez at the El Salvador Chapter

By Carlos Eugenio Martínez-Cruz - El Salvador Section Chair

Last November, I attended the 9th Latin-American Conference on Communications (LATINCOM 2017) which was held in Guatemala City, Guatemala. IEEE LATINCOM was an excellent opportunity to meet researchers, professors and telecommunication practitioners.

As part of the social events, ComSoc Guatemala organized a short trip to Guatemala’s most beautiful city, Antigua Guatemala. It was on that trip that many of us had the opportunity to directly talk with our colleagues. ComSoc conferences have...

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ECTI-CARD 2017: Quantum Computer for Classical Communication and Computer Engineers and a New Book

By Keattisak Sripimanwat - Thailand Chapter Chair

Another annual conference on applied research and development, ECTI-CARD 2017, was organized on 25–28 July at Chiang Khan (Loei province) by the ECTI Association. This 9th conference, a special talk entitled “Quantum Computer for Classical Communication and Computer Engineers,” was co-organized by the IEEE ComSoc Thailand chapter on July 27.

Surrounding in old-fashioned background of the fantastic Chiang Khan town with vintage phone decorations, the modern era of quantum computing debuted in our society.

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