Call for Papers

IEEE 2003 International Conference on Communications
11-15 May, 2003 Anchorage, AK, USA

General Information

ICC 2003 will be held in Anchorage, AK, USA from 11 May to 15 May 2003. The conference will consist of Tutorials, Workshops, Business Application Sessions, and Technical Sessions.

The Technical Sessions are structured as part of a General Conference and eight planned Symposia that will be held simultaneously (same dates and location).

Attendees will have full access to all Symposia. All accepted papers (after peer review by experts in the field) will be included in the ICC2003 Conference Proceedings. The Technical Sessions will describe significant research as well as innovative development and applications. We solicit original papers describing state-of-the-art research and development in all areas of communications. Proposals for panels, tutorials, and workshops should be submitted to the respective chairs.

Important Dates:
Complete Manuscripts Due: 15 August 2002
Acceptance Notification: 31 December 2002
Camera-Ready Manuscript Due: 25 January 2003



ICC 2003 Symposia Titles

Optical Networking
Mounir Hamdi (,
Chunming Qiao (,
Mohsen Guizani (

Communication Theory
Steven McLaughlin (,
Urbashi Mitra (

Next Generation Internet
Mario Gerla (,
Marjory Johnson (,
Horst Besier (

Broadband Wireless and Satellite Communication Systems
Tony Ephremides (,
Zoran Kostic (,
Satchandi Verma (

Advanced Signal Processing for Communications
Jaafar Elmirghani (,
Yucel Altunbasak (

Communication QoS, Reliability, and Performance Modeling
Koichi Asatani (,
G.S. Kuo (
Nelson Fonseca (

Global Services and Infrastructure for Next Generation Networks
Heinrich Stuttgen (
Ryoichi Komiya (

Personal Communication Systems and Wireless LANs
Co-Chairs: Chatschik Bisdikian (,
Sajal Das (


ICC 2003 Workshops

First IEEE International Workshop
on Sensor Network Protocols and Applications
SNPA 2003

Erdal Cayirci (,
Taieb Znati (

Paper Submission Deadline: October 28, 2002



Tutorial proposals are due 1 September 2002, and must follow the
submission guidelines summarized in the Call for Tutorial Proposals.
For further information, please contact John Barry (
or Catherine Rosenberg (

Business Application and Panel Sessions

Contact Chair:Mehmet Ulema ( or Vice Chairs: Edwin Chong ( or Feng-Wen Sun ( for information on organizing business application or panel sessions in this conference.

Click here for more information on Business Application Sessions due 1 September, 2002

Student Travel Grants

Student authors may qualify for a Student Travel Grant to defray part of the costs for the conference. The IEEE Communications Society will award a limited number of Student Travel Grants to full-time graduate students who are members of IEEE ComSoc, live outside of North America and are selected to present a paper at this conference. To apply for a grant, please complete a Student Travel Grant Form, which will be included with the Author's Instructions after your paper has been accepted.



General Chair
Robert Walp

Vice-General Chair
Robert Baldwin

Technical Program Chair
Ian F. Akyildiz

Technical Program Vice-Chairs
Geoffrey Li
Raghupathy Sivakumar

Business Application and Panel Chair
Mehmet Ulema

Business Application and Panel Vice Chairs
Edwin Chong
Feng-Wen SunF

Tutorial Co-Chairs

John Barry
Catherine Rosenberg