IEEE International Conference on Communications
20-24 May 2019 // Shanghai, China
Empowering Intelligent Communications

Special Events

Network with the Leaders

Date: Monday, 20 May 2019
Time: 17:30-18:30
Location: Huangpu River Hall, 9th Floor, Oriental Riverside Hotel

This is a special IEEE Communications Society event for students which is designed to give them the chance to network and engage in a private event with the industry and academic leaders over hors d’oeuvres and drinks.  This is by invitation only event and only IEEE ComSoc Student members are invited to take advantage of this opportunity and expand their network.

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Welcome Reception & Exhibits Opening

Date: Monday, 20 May 2019
Time: 18:30-21:00
Location: Mandarin Hall, Oriental Riverside Hotel

Come join your colleagues for an evening of networking and fun at the IEEE ICC 2019 Opening Reception. Join us in the Mandarin Hall where you can tour the exhibits, sample some of Shanghai’s best food.


Awards Ceremony & Lunch

Date: Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Time: 12:30-14:00 (doors open at 12:15)
LocationGrand Ballroom 2 + 3, Oriental Riverside Hotel

The Awards Ceremony honors the achievements of IEEE and IEEE Communications Society members with a myriad of paper awards for their various contributions to the society. The Society’s major paper awards recognize outstanding and original papers published in IEEE ComSoc journals and magazines, which essentially enlarge the field of communications engineering; for example, open new lines of research, envision bold approaches to communication and formulate new problems to solve. Award recipients discover, extend, or complement technological advancements in education, industry, research and service.

This event is included with the full conference registration.  Luncheon tickets will be collected to ensure eligibility for event attendance. Additional tickets are available for purchase.


ComSoc Young Professionals Event

Date: Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Time: 18:30-21:30
LocationSuzhou-Wuxi-Guilin, Shangri La Hotel

Open to all Students, Graduate Students and Young Professionals Members

IEEE ComSoc Young Professionals invite you to join a session on “Communicating Your Next Idea" with our guest speaker Urbashi Mitra. The session will be a unique opportunity for Young Researchers and Practitioners to learn about challenges and best practices from the leaders of the Communications industry. Our audience will include esteemed professors, tech leaders from industry and cutting edge researchers. We hope to provide a unique platform to our audience to ask the questions that matters to them most.

After the speaker session, join us for food and drinks for a Networking Mixer where we have planned some fun activities to engage you.

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Student Career Luncheon

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Time: 12:00-14:00
Location: Huangpu River Hall, 9th Floor, Shanghai International Convention Center

The IEEE Communications Society is excited to announce the inclusion of a “Student Career Luncheon” at ICC 2019. The purpose of this luncheon is to connect students or new graduates with prospective employers who are looking to recruit new talent.  Student attendees will have the chance to meet with these industry representatives, learn about their companies, and discuss potential employment opportunities. Industry sponsors of this luncheon can share information about their companies, discuss current job openings, and even conduct onsite interviews.

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Conference Banquet

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Time: 19:00-22:30
Location:  Grand Ballroom 1, Oriental Riverside Hotel

The IEEE ICC 2019 Organizing Committee welcomes you to an exclusive event.

More details forthcoming. 


Women in Communications Engineering Luncheon

"Increasing the Visibility of Women in Communications Engineering"

Date: Thursday, 23 May 2019
Time: 12:30-14:00 
Location: Yellow River Hall, Oriental Riverside Hotel

In this session, organized by the Women in Communications Engineering standing committee of IEEE ComSoc, we will congratulate the WICE awardees of 2018 and discuss plans and ideas to increase the visibility of women in Communications engineering. In particular, we will debate about the initiatives of WICE to increase the presence of women in IEEE ComSoc committees, as well as female IEEE Senior members and Fellows.

The session will have the following schedule:

  • Welcome and introduction by WICE Chair
  • Presentation of WICE awards 2018
  • WICE activities towards increasing the visibility of women in Communications engineering
  • Panel discussion about "Increasing the visibility of women in Communications Engineering".

Lunch will be served.

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Innovation Exhibitors