Call for Industry Workshops

As part of the Industry Program, GLOBECOM 2015 will be hosting a series of industry workshops and invites the submission of such proposals. Industry workshops should emphasize current topics of particular interest to the industry targeting near-term implementations in communications and networking. The organization should be focused around technical presentations, demonstrations, keynotes and panel discussion that encourage the participation of attendees in active discussion. Industry workshops will take place on either Sunday (Dec. 6, 2015) or Thursday (Dec. 10, 2015).

Proposal Deadline: June 8, 2015

Please address questions to Industry Workshop Chair David Pehlke (

Industry 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 technical presentations, demonstrations, keynotes, etc.
  7. If appropriate, a description of past versions of the workshop, including number of presentations, number of attendees, etc.
Papers and presentation material submitted for an industry workshop will not be published in IEEE Xplore, but will be available through the GLOBECOM 2015 homepage.

Industry Workshop Proposal Submission

Proposals should be submitted through EasyChair:

On submission choose the Industry Workshop track and fill in the organizers, title, abtract, keywords and select the relevant topics covered by the workshop.

Industry Workshop Preparation and Organization Timeline

  • Proposal Deadline: June 8, 2015
  • Notification of Selection: August 1, 2015
  • Final Program: September 1, 2015
  • Presentation Material Due: November 15, 2015