Themed “Communications: The Centrepoint of the Digital Economy,” the next annual IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) will be held June 10 – 14 in the dynamic cultural hub of Sydney, Australia. Known as the Harbour City, Sydney is also recognized as one of the most beautiful cities in the world with widespread amenities ranging from miles of ocean coastline and sandy surf beaches to structural icons such as the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

“Sydney is an exceptional choice for our 2014 event,’ says General Chair Farzad Safaei, Professor and Director, ICT Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Australia. “Each year, our organizers work tirelessly to ensure each new experience surpasses everything we’ve done in the past and provides attendees with an unrivalled educational and peer networking experience. Sydney, with all its natural beauty and culture, promises to furnish the backdrop for one of our finest and most technically-advanced conferences to date. We invite communications professionals from around the globe to join us at this wondrous locale and help forward the next wave of innovations that are sure to shape and continually reshape our lives for decades to come.”

IEEE ICC 2014 is expected to host more than 2,000 industry professionals, scientists, academics and government officials attending nearly 1,500 presentations highlighting the latest research and business policies surrounding the entire range of communications. This will include five full days of original paper presentations, tutorials, workshops, keynotes, business and industry forums and social events designed to further career opportunities and the in-depth understanding of the latest communications advancements worldwide.

Anyone interested in either attending or presenting at IEEE 2014 is invited to visit for conference updates and submission details. The “Call for Papers” deadline is September 15, 2013 for original paper topics ranging from satellite & space communications, e-health and cloud computing to green communications, social networking and access networks and systems. The conference’s comprehensive technical symposia will also explore:

  • Selected Areas in Communications
  • Wireless Communications
  • Mobile & Wireless Networking
  • Communication Theory
  • Signal Processing for Communications
  • Optical Networks & Systems
  • Next-Generation Networking
  • Communications, QoS, Reliability & Modeling
  • Ad hoc & Sensor Networking
  • Communications Software, Services & Multimedia Applications
  • Communication & Information Systems Security
  • Cognitive Radio Networks

For ongoing updates on IEEE ICC 2014, please visit or contact Heather Ann Sweeney of IEEE ComSoc at All website visitors are also invited to network with colleagues and peers, share their professional experiences through the conference’s Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages.