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IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 Announces April 1 Deadline for Technical Symposium & Industry Forum & Exhibition Proposals

Leading International Conference to Host High-Quality Industry & Technical Program from December 8 – 12 in Austin, Texas.

New York, NY, February 11, 2014 --( IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 (, the premier international event dedicated to driving innovations and technological breakthroughs in nearly every telecommunications field, has announced April 1 as the “Call for Papers” deadline for original Industry Forum & Exhibition (IF&E) and technical symposium presentations. To be held December 8 – 12 in Austin, Texas, the five-day flagship event of the IEEE Communications Society will host more than 1,500 attendees with keynotes, panels, tutorials workshops and symposia detailing key areas in telecommunications ranging from next generation broadband, wireless, multimedia, image and voice advancements to e-Health, Internet of Things (IoT), game theory, power-line, satellite, space, green and social networking communications.

“IEEE GLOBECOM provides a profound opportunity for international scientists, government and industry professionals and academia to share their visions and ideas for a better future,” says Professor Theodore (Ted) S. Rappaport of New York University. Formerly a professor at The University of Texas at Austin, Rappaport is part of the team that is bringing the IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 conference to Austin for the first time. “It is an honor to greet all the thousands of attendees that return to this premier international experience annually, as well as the hundreds of fresh faces that join us each year to learn about the latest research in their fields and form bonds with colleagues that will last a lifetime.”

“Austin also has all the amenities you can hope for in a host site. Known as the 'Live Music Capital of the World,' participants will have the chance to venture throughout one of the nation’s largest cities and enjoy the many delights provided by more than 250 live music venues, world-class museums, one-of-a-kind shopping, beautiful outdoor recreational spaces, and fantastic cuisine that spans from the world’s best Tex-Mex restaurants to a mobile concession phenomenon that serves everything from gourmet donuts to Chi'Lantro's taco-and-Korean barbecue,” adds Professor Rappaport.

Starting on Monday, December 8, IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 will feature a comprehensive technical program that includes six keynote speakers, 12 symposia, an array of tutorials and workshops, an Industry program targeting practicing engineers and IF&E sessions highlighting advancements in every area of broadband, wireless, multimedia, data, image and voice communications. Among the many global companies already supporting this year’s event are AT&T, Cisco, National Instruments, Huawei, Samsung, Intel, Alcatel-Lucent, Qualcomm, Ericsson and Technology Ventures Corporation. Major keynote speakers also include Edward Amoroso, Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer at AT&T; James Truchard, President, CEO and Cofounder, National Instruments; Pankaj Patel, Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer, CISCO; and Alicia Abella, Assistant Vice President, Cloud Technologies and Services Research, AT&T Labs.

Technology professionals seeking more information on IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 speaking opportunities are urged to visit and then submit their original proposals by April 1, 2014. Industry submissions detailing the latest technical and business issues in communications and networking topics are especially welcomed, see

In the past, specific sessions explored topics like “Smart Metering,” “Cyber Security Challenges in Software Defined Networks,” “Next Generation 4G/5G Cellular Networking,” “Internet Governance,” and “Programmable Cloud Networking.” This year a special emphasis will be placed on access networks & systems, cloud networking, data storage, e-health, green, (IoT), nanotechnology, powerline, satellite & space and social networking communications. Additional areas of interest also include:

Ad Hoc and Sensor Networking
Cognitive Radio & Networks
Communication & Information System Security
Communications QoS, Reliability and Modeling
Communication Software, Services and Multimedia Applications
Communication Theory
Next Generation Networking
Optical Networks and Systems
Signal Processing for Communications
Wireless Communications and Networking

For more information on IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 speaking opportunities, registration information and conference updates, please feel free to visit or contact Heather Ann Sweeney of the IEEE Communications Society at 212-705-8938 and/or The website’s Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter links are also available for sharing thoughts and comments with peers based worldwide.

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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