IEEE Global Communications Conference
4–8 December 2022 // Rio de Janeiro, Brazil // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Accelerating the Digital Transformation through Smart Communications

ComSoc’s 70th Anniversary

ComSoc has gone platinum! We’re celebrating 70 years of connection, innovation, and invention. Join us as we take a look back at the last 70 years and look ahead to the next 70. With special events at our flagship GLOBECOM 2022 conference and the launch of a special interactive website exploring the history of communications technology, we’re bringing the celebration to you!

Comsoc 70th Anniversary

Memorial history session exploring the spirit and accomplishments of The Golden Age of Communications (at GLOBECOM 2022)
Come to this panel session presented in memory of ComSoc leaders we lost in 2022 to catch a glimpse at the intrepid inventors, researchers, and visionaries who changed the way the world communicates.

Scheduled for 2 pm on Tuesday, 6 December in the Plenary Room. The panel will feature several former ComSoc presidents.

The ComSoc GLOBECOM 2022 70th Anniversary Booth
Visit the ComSoc booth at GLOBECOM 2022 for a little walk through the history books. See the last 70 years of incredible changes brought to life in the “Interactive Guide to Communications History” microsite, built and launched just before the conference. Want to check out the ComSoc anniversary highlights reel? Our slideshow features archival imagery and volunteer leaders will be available to share stories of the past.

Communications History

New! IEEE Communications Society Interactive Guide to Communication History
We’ve seen some amazing things in our 70 years. Travel back with us on this interactive website as we look at the amazing ways technology has changed human communication and daily life for the better. The site launches at GLOBECOM 2022 and will be available for all on our main website.

Visit the Guide Now

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