Call for Workshop Proposals

Globecom 2015 will be hosting a series of workshops and invites the submission of workshop proposals. Workshops should emphasize current topics of particular interest to the community on the latest technical and business issues in communications and networking, and should include a mix of regular papers, invited presentations and panels that encourage the participation of attendees in active discussion.

Proposal Deadline: CLOSED

Please address questions to Workshop Co-Chairs Albena Mihovska ( or Annamalai Annamalai (

Workshop Proposal Format

Each workshop proposal (maximum 5 pages) must include:
  1. Title of the workshop
  2. Length of the workshop: Half‐day, Full‐day
  3. Names, addresses, and a short biography (up to 200 words) of the organizers
  4. A brief description (1 page max) of the technical issues that the workshop will address, emphasizing its timeliness
  5. Names of potential participants, such as program committee members and invited speakers
  6. Planned format of the workshop, such as number of refereed papers, hot topic sessions, keynotes, panels etc.
  7. If appropriate, a description of past versions of the workshop, including number of submitted and accepted papers, number of attendees, etc.
  8. A description of the publicity and promotion plan
  9. A draft call for papers
  10. The workshop website address (if available at the time of the proposal ‐ will be required later if the workshop proposal is accepted)
Accepted workshops will implement ComSoc's academic best practices regarding peer reviews and paper publication. Papers will be added to IEEE Xplore and the Conference Proceedings.

Workshop Proposal Submission

Proposals should be submitted through EDAS:

Workshop Preparation and Organization Timeline

  • Proposal Deadline: February 1, 2015 February 15, 2015
  • Notification of Selection: April 3, 2015
  • Website for each workshop on: April 16, 2015
  • Deadline for workshop paper submission: July 1, 2015
  • Acceptance/rejection announcement: September 1, 2015
  • Final workshop papers due: October 1, 2015