Prospective authors are invited to submit original technical papers by the deadline 15 March 2009  31 March 2009 for publication in the IEEE GLOBECOM 2009 Conference Proceedings and for presentation(s) for the symposia listed below. For more information about each symposium, click on the title.
Important IEEE Policy Announcement:  IEEE reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the conference (e.g., removal from IEEE Xplore) if the paper is not presented at the conference.

All submissions should be written in English with a maximum paper length of six (6) printed pages (10-point font) including figures, without incurring additional page charges (maximum 2 additional pages, with overlength page fee). Standard IEEE Transactions templates for Microsoft Word or LaTeX formats found at

Alternatively you can follow the sample instructions in template.pdf:  click here for pdf  
Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process and all submissions must be done through EDAS at

Please contact Mehmet Ulema, the Technical Program Chair, at, if you have any questions about submitting your manuscripts.

Symposium on Selected Areas in Communications
 Tarek El-Bawab
Track: Cognitive Radio Networks
Chair:  Mainak Chatterjee (
Track: Emerging Technologies for Access Systems and Networks
Chair:  Masaaki Katayama (
Track: Consumer Networks
Kwang-Cheng Chen (
Track: Data Storage
Chair:  M. Fatih Erden (
Track: Satellite and Space Communications
Chair:  Claudio Sacchi (

Ad Hoc, Sensor and Mesh Networking Symposium
Nizar Bouabdallah (
Azzedine Boukerche (
Chunxiao (Tricia) Chigan (
Ashfaq Khokhar (

Communication and Information System Security Symposium
A. Benslimane (
Stamatios V. Kartalopoulos (
Qingming Ma (
Guenter Schaefer (

Communication Theory Symposium
Merouane Debbah (
Elza Erkip (
Syed Ali Jafar (
Lars Rasmussen (

Communications QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling Symposium
Fabrizio Granelli (
Hajime Nakamura (

Communications Software and Services Symposium

Young-Tak Kim (
Pascal Lorenz (
Biplab Sikdar (
Qian Zhang (

Next Generation Networking and Internet Symposium
Nasir Ghani (
Ashwin Gumaste (
Xiaoming Fu (
Deep Medhi (

Optical Networks and Systems Symposium
Alberto Bononi (
Arunita Jaekel (
Galen Sasaki (
Naoaki Yamanaka (

Signal Processing for Communications Symposium
Hung Henry Nguyen (
Tomohiko Taniguchi (
Hsiao-Chun Wu (

Wireless Communications Symposium
Cheng Li (
Robert Schober (
Jingxian Wu (
Alberto Zanella (

Wireless Networking Symposium
Sastri Kota (
Maria Luisa Merani (
Tarik Taleb (
Jiang (Linda) Xie (