IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 to Explore Entire Range of Global Communications & Magic of Disney from December 3 – 7 in Anaheim, California

Premier International Event to Host Hundreds of Sessions Dedicated to the Advance of the Entire Range of Communications Technologies at the Fabled Disneyland® Hotel

New York, NY, August 15, 2012 --( IEEE GLOBECOM 2012, the premier international conference dedicated to the advancement of global communications, will hold its 55th annual event from December 3 - 7 at the fabled Disneyland® Hotel located at the heart of the Downtown Disney District and moments from the Disneyland theme and Adventure Parks in Anaheim, California. Sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), IEEE GLOBECOM is dedicated to driving innovations in nearly every telecommunications field including broadband, wireless, multimedia, data, image and voice communications.

“Our goal is to continually surpass the quality and educational value of the previous year’s event,” says Executive Chair Pierre Perra. “The agenda for IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 is already promising to be among our finest. It includes numerous world-renowned experts discussing advances that are rapidly transforming the world in an environment that is internationally recognized for its magical attractions and amazing breakthroughs in animation, animatronics and cinematography. As a result, all attendees should plan on a truly rewarding experience that mixes learning with pleasure at one of the most popular entertainment spots in the world.”

Featured events at this year’s conference are the keynotes of leading communications authorities including Vint Cerf, the celebrated computer scientist most commonly known as one of the "fathers of the Internet.” During his highly-anticipated address on “Internet Challenges 2012 – 2020,” Cerf will highlight the numerous security, privacy, reliability and framework issues confronting today’s online environments. In addition, Hossein Eslambolchi, Chairman & CEO of “2020 Venture” will talk about how “The Power of Technology Will Transform the Future” as well as every aspect of society over the next two decades. Other noted experts speaking throughout the five-day event include Stephen B. Alexander, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Ciena, who will discuss “The Performance-on-Demand Application Ecosystem: The Next Phase of Telecom Infrastructure;” Krish Prabhu, CEO & President of AT&T, who will speak on “Connected Life: the Future of Global Communications;” and Dr. Henry Samueli, co-founder of Broadcom Corporation and the company’s current Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Technology Officer, who will address “Connecting Everything: Dream Becomes Reality.”

Starting on Monday, December 3, the conference will initiate the first of two days of both technical and industrial tutorials and workshops dedicated to topics such as “M2M in Smart Grid & Smart Cities,” “Gigabit Wireless LAN,” “ Mobile Cloud Computing Resource Management,” “QoS Provisioning in WirelessCognitive Radio Network,” “Content Delivery Acceleration,” “Opportunistic Communication,” “State of the Art Interference Alignment” and “Mobile-Station and Base-Station Cooperation for Near-Capacity Wireless Communication.”

IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 will then officially commence on Tuesday, December 4 with nearly 1,500 senior-level addresses, business panels and technical presentations covering the entire range of global communications over the next three days. This includes the opening of the Industry Forum and Exhibition designed to showcase the innovations and displays of leading corporations such as Ciena, Samsung, AT&T Google and Huawei as well as executive discussions of subjects like “M2M/IoT: What are the Futures in Communications?” “Next Generation Internet,” “Future Networks, IPv6 Deployment,” “Future Connectivity,” “Funding Innovations,” “IEEE Cloud Computing Initiatives,” “LTE & Satellite Communications,” “Social Networks: Impact on Quality of Life,” “Smart Internet Pricing” and “Green Communications & Computing.”

Another significant highlight is the conference’s comprehensive presentation of technical papers, demonstrations and “Works in Progress” offered across scores of sessions from Tuesday through Thursday. This will include more than 1,000 technical papers presented on topics ranging from energy savings in communications networking, smart grid communications, spectrum sharing, and Internet security to signal processing, power & resource management, vehicular networking, satellite & space communications and green cellular wireless communications.

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The IEEE Communications Society has over 50,000 members and is the second largest of IEEE’s 38 technical societies. Founded in 1952, it has become the major international forum for the exchange of ideas on communications and information networking.
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William Chelak