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Conference Information

Submission Deadline Sunday 15 Apr 2018
Conference & Submission Link
Conference Dates Dec 9, 2018 - Dec 13, 2018
Conference Address Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Google Scholar H5-index: 48
CORE 2017 Rating: B
Guide2Research Overall Ranking: 41
Category Rankings
Networks and Communications 13
Signal Processing 11

Conference Call for Papers

IEEE GLOBECOM 2018 will feature a comprehensive technical and industry program covering the latest research and innovation in communications technologies.

All papers for technical symposia (including Selected Areas in Communications) should be submitted via EDAS through the following link:

Paper Submission: 15 April 2018
Paper Notification: 15 July 2018
Camera-Ready Paper: 15 August 2018

Original technical papers are sought in the following areas:
Selected Areas in Communications Symposium

SAC – Access Networks and Systems (CFP)

Mauro Biagi University of Rome, Sapienza, Italy.

SAC -Big Data (CFP)

Honggang Wang, University of Massachusetts (UMass) Dartmouth.

SAC – Cloud Computing, Networking and Storage (CFP)

Khaled Salah, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, UAE.

SAC – e-Health (CFP)

Nada Y. Philip Kingston University London, UK.

SAC – Internet of Things (CFP)

Latif Ladid, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

SAC – Molecular, Biological and Multi-Scale Communications (CFP)

Tadashi Nakano, Osaka University, Japan.

SAC – Satellite and Space Communications (CFP)

Igor Bisio, University of Genoa, Italy.

SAC – Smart Grid and Power Line Communications (CFP)

Giacomo Verticale, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.

SAC – Social Networks (CFP)

De-Nian Yang, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica.

SAC – Tactile Internet (CFP)

Meryem Simsek, Technical University Dresden, Germany.

Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Symposium (CFP)

Soumaya Cherkaoui, University of Sherbrooke, Canada.
Hadi Otrok, Khalifa University, UAE.
Sharief Oteafy, DePaul University, USA.
Weixiao Meng, Harbin Institute of Technology, China.

Cognitive Radio and Networks Symposium (CFP)

Octavia A. Dobre, Memorial University, Canada.
C. Faouzi Bader, CentraleSupélec, France.
Zhiyong Feng, Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications, China.

Communication and Information System Security Symposium (CFP)

Xiaodong Lin, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada.
Jiankun Hu University of New South Wales, Australia.
Mina S. Guirguis Texas State University, USA.

Communication QoS, Reliability and Modeling Symposium (CFP)

Eiji Oki (Lead Co-Chair), Kyoto University, Japan.
Burak Kantarci, University of Ottawa, Canada.

Communication Theory Symposium (CFP)

Neelesh B. Mehta, Indian Institute of Science, India.
Meixia Tao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.
Koichi Adachi, the University of Electro-Communications, Japan.

Communications Software, Services and Multimedia Applications (CFP)

Abdallah Shami, Western University, Canada.
Huadong Ma, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China.

Green Communication Systems and Networks Symposium (CFP)

Shahid Mumtaz, Instituto de Telecomunicações Aveiro, Portugal.
Emad Alsusa, Manchester University, United Kingdom.
Taisir Elgorashi, Leeds University, United Kingdom.

Mobile and Wireless Networks Symposium (CFP)

Jun Zheng, Southeast University, China.
Adlen Ksentini, Eurecom, France.
Sami Muhaidat, Khalifa University, The United Arab Emirates.
Konstantinos Samdanis, Huawei Tech., Germany.

Next-Generation Networking Symposium (CFP)

Abdelhamid Mellouk, Université Paris-Est Créteil, France.
Hongbin Luo, Beihang University, China.
Periklis Chatzimisios, Alexander TEI of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Optical Networks and Systems Symposium (CFP)

Xavi Masip-Bruin, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain.
Hakki Cankaya, Fujitsu Network Communications Inc, USA.

Signal Processing for Communications Symposium (CFP)

Arafat Al-Dweik, Khalifa University, UAE.
Ali Ghrayeb, Texas A&M University, Qatar.
Caijun Zhong, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.

Wireless Communications Symposium (CFP)

Yuan Shen, Tsinghua University, China.
Hyunbum Kim, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, USA.
Daniele Tarchi, University of Bologna, Italy.
Sheng Zhou, Tsinghua University, China.
Athanasios C. Iossifides, Alexander TEI of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Prospective authors are invited to submit original technical papers for presentation and publication. Accepted and presented technical papers will be published in the IEEE GLOBECOM 2018 Conference Proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore®.

Please address questions regarding the Technical Symposia to TPC Chair Abbas Jamalipour ( or TPC Vice Chairs Sonia Aissa ( and Pascal Lorenz ( Please address questions regarding a specific symposium or a SAC symposium track to the respective symposium co-chairs or the SAC symposium track chairs listed on the conference website.

Please make sure to follow the Author and Submission Guidelines listed below.

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