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LATINCOM 2017

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Submission of full papers:  August 14, 2017 (EXTENDED)
  • Submission of tutorial proposals: August 14, 2017 (EXTENDED)
  • Notification of acceptance: September 30th, 2017
  • Submission of camera-ready papers: October 15th, 2017

 

The 9th Latin-American Conference on Communications (LATINCOM 2017) will be held in Guatemala City on 8th – 10th November 2017. The IEEE LATINCOM is the premier ComSoc organized in Latin America. It has attracted authors and attendees from the four corners of the world since its first editions. This event will be an excellent opportunity to join together researchers, professors, students and the industry. Accepted papers will be published in IEEE Xplore and besides a selection of the best papers will be published in the IEEE Latin America Transactions (an ISI indexed journal).

More Info (CFP)


IEEE Communications Society Latin America Region Awards

Call for Nominations

Dear ComSoc members in Latin America,

Annually, two awards are given to ComSoc members from the LA region to recognize their valuable work: the Latin America Region Young Professional Award and the Latin America Region Distinguished Service.

Candidates for awards must reside in the Latin America Region at the time of the publication or activity for which the awards is made and must be regular or student members of the IEEE Communications Society. 2017 winners will be invited to the Awards Ceremony to be organized in Latincom 2017’s Closing Session, Nov. 10th, in Guatemala City, Guatemala (www.ieee-latincom.org).

Note the deadline and requirements for the nomination.

I) Latin America Region Young Professional Award

IEEE ComSoc Members evidencing of an outstanding and promising professional record in the field of communications.

Eligibility:  Professionals in communications and related fields in their first five years of their careers following a professional degree. Latin America background is required.

Nominations: Nomination should include a supporting statement as well as contact information of the nominee and of the nominator. Self-nominations are accepted.

Prize: Plaque and US $ 1,000.00

II) Latin America Region Distinguished Service Award

IEEE ComSoc Members evidencing significant contribution to the development of IEEE Communications Society activities in the Latin America Region.

Eligibility: Individual who have significantly contributed to the development of IEEE Communications Society activities in the Latin America Region.

Nominations: Nomination should include a supporting statement as well as contact information of the nominee and of the nominator. Self-nominations are accepted.

Prize: Plaque and US 1,000.00

Nominations should be sent to:    Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, granville@inf.ufrgs.br

Deadline for nomination: September 8th, 2017


Regional Chapter Chair Congress RCCC 2016

The 2016 version of RCCC for LA Region is was held in Medellin, Colombia from Nov 14-16.

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More than 25 representatives of LA chapters and executives from ComSoc attend to this meeting to build the program for the next year to develop ComSoc in our region.

List of Presentations at RCCC 2016

WelcomeLA Director ReportXue – VP ConferencesZhang – Dir. Membership ServicesBregni – VP Member & Global ActivitiesLATINCOMAtkinson – Dir. NA Region


 LA Region Board

Know the new Latin America Region Board for for 2016-2017. Clic here.