Highlights of the International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communication (ATC 2015)

The 2015 International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications (ATC2015) was held in Ho Chi Minh City October 14-16, 2015. The conference was jointly organized by the IEEE Communications Society, the Radio-Electronics Association of Vietnam (REV), and Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology. The main theme of the conference was Technology Integrating Antennas and Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits. The Technical Program Committee (TPC) of the Conference accepted 129 papers, including 100 oral presentations and 29 poster presentation.

IM 2015 in Ottawa Focused on Integrated Management in the Age of Big Data

The IEEE Communication Society, the IEEE Ottawa Section, and the IEEE Ottawa ComSoc/CESoc/BTS Joint Chapter joined forces to sponsor and organize the IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management 2015 (IM 2015) on 11-15 May at the Shaw Centre, located on the scenic banks of the Rideau Canal in the cultural center of Ottawa, Canada’s beautiful capital city. As a core national high-technology and R&D center, Ottawa is an ideal setting for this conference.

6th International FOKUS FUSECO Forum (FFF) Digital Convergence and Seamless Connectivity for Everyone and Everything: Bringing 5G, SDN/NFV and M2M/IoT Together

FFF 2015 was the sixth event in the series and attracted approximately 200 telecommunication industry experts andFFF 2015 was the sixth event in the series and attracted approximately 200 telecommunication industry experts and academics from 32 countries. FFF 2015 provided a unique discussion platform for representatives from international network operators, standards development bodies, and leading academic organizations offering two full days of technical tutorials, interactive workshops, conferences, exhibition booths, and live demonstrations.

Report of the Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC) 2015

The OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC) is one of the biggest worldwide conferences focused on the latest optical and photonic research areas. OECC 2015 was held in the Shanghai Everbright Convention Center, Shanghai, China, from June 28 to July 2, 2015. The conference provided a platform for researchers from around the world to share their latest research advances, promoting international collaboration.

First IEEE International Workshop on Security and Privacy for Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems (IOT/CPS-Security 2015) ICC2015, London, UK

The 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) was held in London, UK from 8-12 June. Themed “Smart City & Smart World,” this flagship conference of the IEEE Communications Society attracted a record-breaking 2,947 attendees. The technical program of IEEE ICC 2015 consisted of 12 symposia, 27 workshops, 20 tutorials, as well as 18 industry panels. ICC 2015 also featured seven keynote speeches.

First IEEE Convention of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Students in Israel An Overview of the Activities of the IEEE Comsoc Israel Chapter

First IEEE Convention of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Students

Israel is well known for its label as the startup nation, and engineering at Israeli universities is flourishing as well. However, so far IEEE student members have had very few organized activities. This dramatically changed this year at the First Convention of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Students in Israel (IEEEIs 2015). IEEEIs 2015 was held at Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, and featured keynotes, oral presentations, poster sessions, and a job fair.

IEEE ConTEL 2015

The International Conference on Telecommunications (ConTEL) 2015 was organized by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia, and the Institute of Microwave and Photonic Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria. ConTEL 2015 was technically co-sponsored by the IEEE. This year ConTEL celebrates the 13th issue of bi-annual events, and after 2011 as an alternate to Zagreb in Croatia, it was hosted again by Graz University of Technology 13–15 July.

The 14th IEEE International Conferenceon Communication Systems (ICCS), 19-21 November 2014, Macau, China

The 14th IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS 2014) was successfully held in Macau, China, from 19-21 November 2014. It was co-organized by the IEEE Communications Society Singapore Chapter, the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Singapore Chapter, and the IEEE Singapore Section, and technically co-sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society and the IEEE Macau Section.

European Wireless 2015 in Budapest

The 21st European Wireless (EW) Conference took place in Budapest, Hungary, 20-22 May 2015, and was organized by the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) with the cooperation of VDE-ITG, represented by Klaus D. Kohrt, Germany,and HTE, represented by Peter Nagy, Hungary, both of them Sister Societies of ComSoc. BME is the most significant University ofTechnology in Hungary and is also one of the oldest Institutes ofTechnology in the world, having been founded in 1782.