// October 2023

By Keattisak Sripimanwat - Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Thailand Chapter

As previous years, Thai ComSoc chapter joined the International Day of Light (IDL — May 16) event as the national contact node. IDL2022 theme was set on the sustainable development with optical communications. Two invited talks designed for non-technical background audiences, were given online by large industrial firms updating their optical fiber networks and services to the public.

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

During the first 6 months of the year 2023, the IEEE ComSoc Iraq chapter in cooperation with IEEE Iraq section and IEEE Iraq CIS chapter participated in technically support and enhancing the organization of (7) International conferences (technically sponsored by IEEE) and many scientific workshops in many Iraqi universities. All these conferences were held in hybrid status,

By Nasir Faruk - IEEE ComSoc Nigeria Chapter Chair

In 2022, six technical meetings and presentations were undertaken from May to November.

IEEE NIGERCON conference was held between 17th May 2022 and 19th may 2022. During the conference, we enlightened the participants the IEEE ComSoc and its benefits of joining the society. Some Souvenirs were given to the visitors of our booth. We had 23 newly recruited prospective members. ComSoc actively participated in the activities of the conference where we attended seminars, workshops and technical presentations.

By Adel Ben Mnaouer - Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia, IEEE ICBC 2023 General Co-Chair, Burkhard Stiller - University of Zurich, Switzerland, IEEE ICBC 2023 General Co-Chair and Fakhreddine Karray - MBZUAI University, UAE, IEEE ICBC 2023 General Co-Chair

ICBC 2023 is the 5th edition of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc)-sponsored IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. It is the society’s primary forum for reporting the latest research results and innovations, regulations, standards, industry practice innovations, and policies in the exciting, emerging, and challenging area of blockchains and cryptocurrencies. It was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on May 1–5, 2023, at the Sofitel Dubai Downtown Hotel.