The 37th IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2018)

The 37th IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2018)

9 – 13 December 2018

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) will feature a comprehensive technical program including numerous symposia, tutorials, workshops and an industrial program featuring prominent keynote speakers, technology and industry forums and vendor exhibits.


We invite you to submit original technical papers in the following areas:

  • Selected Areas in Communications
    • Access Networks and Systems
    • Big Data
    • Cloud Computing, Networking, and Storage
    • e-Health
    • Internet of Things
    • Molecular, Biological and
    • Multi-Scale Communications
    • Satellite & Space
    • Communications
    • Smart Grid and Power
    • Line Communications
    • Social Networks
    • Tactile Internet
  • Ad Hoc & Sensor Networks
  • Communication & Information System Security
  • Cognitive Radio & Networks
  • Communication QoS, Reliability & Modeling
  • Communication Theory
  • Communications Software, Services & Multimedia Applications
  • Green Communication Systems & Networks
  • Mobile & Wireless Networks
  • Next-Generation Networking
  • Optical Networks & Systems
  • Signal Processing for Communications
  • Wireless Communications

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.

Accepted and presented technical and workshop papers will be published in the IEEE GLOBECOM 2018 Conference Proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore®. Author requirements of accepted paper are available on the conference website.


Proposals are invited for half- or full-day tutorials in communications & networking. Please address questions regarding tutorials to Tutorial Co-Chairs Robert Schober ( & Vincent Wong (


Proposals are invited for half- or full-day workshops on communications and networking. Please address questions regarding workshops to Workshop Co-Chairs Ying-Dar Lin ( & Winston Seah (


Technical Symposia Papers 15 April 2018
Workshop Proposals 25 February 2018
Tutorial Proposals 18 March 2018


General Chair

  • Arif Al-Hammadi, Khalifa University

Executive Chair

  • Bayan Sharif, Khalifa University

TPC Chair

  • Abbas Jamalipour, University of Sydney

Tutorial Co-Chairs

  • Robert Schober, Friedrich-Alexander Universität
  • Vincent Wong, University of British Columbia

Conference Operations Chair

  • Mahmoud Al-Qutayri, Khalifa University

Patronage Chair

  • Fahem Al Nuaimi, Ankabut

General Co-Chair

  • Mohammed Al-Mualla, Ministry of Education, UAE

Executive Vice Chair

  • Khaled B. Letaief, HKUST

TPC Vice Chairs

  • Sonia Aissa, Université du Québec
  • Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace

Workshop Co-Chairs

  • Ying-Dar Lin, National Chiao Tung University
  • Winston Seah, Victoria University of Wellington

IF&E Chair

  • Thanos Stouraitis, Khalifa University

Finance Chair

  • Khulood Al Ali, Khalifa University