Globecom 2004 will offer a plethora of programming for the Communications Engineer. We have taken efforts to minimize the overlap of key technical topics, so that attendees are able to attend meaningful sessions in their field of interest throughout the week..
All sessions will take place in the Hyatt Regency Dallas. Globecom 2004 Keynotes, Technical Sessions, Design & Developers Forum and Telecom Business Forum are included with both Full and Limited registration. Luncheon Panels, Tutorials and Workshops require a separate fee.
Keynote SpeakersLuncheon PanelsForumsTechnical SessionsTutorialsWorkshops

Greetings from Technical Program Chair
Theodore Rappaport,
The University of Texas at Austin, USA

"On Behalf of the Technical Program Committee, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to Dallas, Texas for the 2004 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom 2004). We have a terrific technical program featuring the latest findings in research and development ..."

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Plenary Session
Tuesday 30 November 2004 • 8:30 - 10:00
Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Hossein Eslambolchi
President, Global Networking Technology Services, CTO, CIO, AT&T
Presentation on Future Directions in Networks

Dr.Henry Samueli
Founder of Broadcom
Presentation on Future Devices for Broadband Systems

Luncheon Panels

Wednesday 1 December 2004 • 12:15 - 13:45
The Future of Telecom R&D

Organizer & Moderator: Robert W. Lucky, Retired CTO, Telcordia

Thursday 2 December 2004 • 12:15 – 13:45
The Recovery of the Telecom Business

Organizer & Moderator: Rajiv R. Shah, Vice President of Research & Network Strategy, Alcatel

Tuesday 30 November - Thursday 2 December
In addition to the Technical Symposia, Globecom 2004 will feature the 2 nd Annual Design & Development Forum and the Telecom Business Forum. The Forums are designed to meet the needs of the industry and to provide attendees a broad interest programming focused on telecommunication industry participation and attendance.
Both Forums are included with Globecom 2004 registration.
Design & Developers Forum

The 2nd Annual IEEE Communications Society Design & Developers Forum will address new components, test equipment, software, simulation systems, design techniques and engineering services used in the design and development of telecom equipment and systems.

Telecom Business Forum

This new forum will address important business, management and market trends and issues in the current and future global telecom business.

Technical Sessions
Tuesday 30 November - Thursday 2 December
The theme of Globecom 2004 "Emerging Technologies Applications and Services" characterizes the continuing pervasiveness of telecommunications in all aspects of global society, industry, and government. The technical sessions of Globecom 2004 will be presented in seven Symposia:

Communication Theory
General Symposium
Global Internet and Next Generation Networks
Optical Communications, Networks, and Systems
Security and Network Management
Signal Processing for Communications
Wireless Communications, Networks and Systems

Tutorials - Click here for Tutorial Information
Monday 29 November and Friday 3 December
In-depth sessions presented by invited industry experts crafted to compliment the Globecom 2004 technical symposium. 7 Full day and 14 half day tutorials as being offered. Click here for complete information.

Monday 29 November and Friday 3 December
Seven full and half-day workshops will be presented at Globecom 2004. 
W01: Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
Monday 29 November 2004 - Full Day
W02: Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment
Monday 29 November 2004 - Full Day
W03: Computer-aided Modeling, Analysis, and Design of Communication Links and Networks
Monday 29 November 2004 - Full Day
W04: The Quest to Control Next-Generation Transport Networks: The Role of GMPLS
Friday 3 December 2004 - Half-Day Afternoon
W05: High-Performance Global Grid Networks
Friday 3 December 2004 - Half-Day Afternoon
W06: Adaptive Wireless Networks
Friday 3 December 2004 - Full Day
W07: Voice over IP: Challenges and Solutions
Friday 3 December 2004 - Full Day