// June 2021

By Víctor P. Gil Jiménez - University Carlos III de Madrid, IEEE Spanish Signal Processing and Communications Joint Chapter Chair, Spain

It used to be named Horizon 2020, but it finally became Wall 2020, a wall where all our dreams and hopes crashed and our world changed.

By Nurul I Sarkar - IEEE Joint NZ North, South, and Central ComSoc Chair, New Zealand

This article highlights and reflects on professional activities, including community development programs, hosting the International Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ITNAC), and IEEE Virtual Distinguished Lecturer (VDL) programs conducted during 2019-2020.

By Arief Hamdani Gunawan - Indonesia and Sukrisno Mardiyanto - Indonesia

The 9th 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Network, and Satellite (COMNETSAT 2020) was held successfully on December 17–18, 2020 through the support of 472 TPC members. The conference had 133 total reviewed papers from 367 authors from 18 countries with 81 accepted papers. Moreover, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year COMNETSAT 2020 was held as a synchronous video conference.