ICC 2012

Welcome Message to IEEE ICC 2012

Dear all,

The IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) has been the flagship event of the IEEE Communications Society since 1965.

The IEEE Ottawa Section is proud to host IEEE ICC 2012 Conference, Industry Forums and Exhibition from 10-15 June 2012 at the newly Ottawa Convention Centre which is located on the scenic banks of the Rideau Canal and embedded in the cultural center of Ottawa, the Canada’s beautiful capital city.

The ICC 2012 is expected to attract and bring together thousands of the world's industry leaders, scientists, academics, engineering professionals, policy makers, and government officials to the presentation of nearly 1,500 keynotes, business panels, technical papers, workshops and tutorials held under the theme of the conference is "CONNECT • COMMUNICATE • COLLABORATE". For participants it promises to stimulate the scientific exchange of ideas, the identification of future trends in communications, and the illumination of business opportunities.

The ICC 2012 conference has a balance between the industry and academia participation. The ICC 2012 conference has been expanded to include 18 Industry Forums with topics from across 3 technology pillars (recommended by industry), which will detail the latest advancements in communications worldwide:


Service anad Application:
  • Social Networks
  • National Systems
  • Advanced Technologies
  • Patent and Licensing Strategies
  • Government and Defence
  • Identity Management
  • Cloud Infrastructure & Networking
  • Heterogeneous Networks
  • Network Technologies
  • Cloud Security
  • Mobile Backhau
  • Content and CDN
Midlleware and Management:
  • Cloud Management
  • Edge Networking
  • Security
  • Green Communications
  • IPTV
  • IPv6

The conference also features 17 Technical Symposia where hundreds of high qualified accepted technical papers will be presented:

  • Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks
  • Cognitive Wireless Networks
  • Communication and Information System Security
  • Communication QoS, Reliability and Modeling
  • Communication Theory
  • Communications Software and Services
  • Next-Generation Networking
  • Optical Networks and Systems
  • Signal Processing for Communications
  • Wireless Communications
  • Wireless Networks
  • Selected Areas in Communications:
    •  Access Networks 
    •  E-Health 
    •  Powerline Communications
    •  Smart Grid
    •  Satellite & Space Communications 
    • Tactical Communications & Operations

As part of the technical program, the conference also has 27 Technical Workshops, and 12 Tutorials. The conference also offers a workshop on humanity and technology. Also, the conference hosts a large Exhibition where participants they have the opportunity to visit and learn about the newest and latest cutting edge technology.

Therefore the focus of IEEE ICC 2012 is to bring the industry and academia to meet and discuss the trends of the of the communications market.

The Ottawa region is an ideal location for ICC 2012. It is not only the hub of the Canadian government but it is also a core Canadian centre for high technology and referred to Silicon Valley North. There are more than 1,800 companies in the area of software, telecommunications, photonics, semiconductors, defence and security, wireless technology, and many others. It boasts the highest level of R&D spending per capita in Canada.

Come early and enjoy your stay in the National Capital and Canada’s hub of technology innovation and creativity.

Executive Conference Chair
Wahab Almuhtadi,
Professor, Algonquin College, Canada


Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


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