IEEE Global Communications Conference
7–11 December 2021 // Madrid, Spain // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Connecting Cultures around the Globe

The 1st Annual IEEE Communications Society Demonstration Conference

News and Announcements

Welcome to GLOBECOM 2021

Welcome to IEEE GLOBECOM 2021!

The 2021 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) will be held in Madrid, Spain, from 7 -11 December 2021. Themed “Connecting Cultures around the Globe,” this flagship conference of the IEEE Communications Society will feature a comprehensive high-quality technical program including 12 symposia, selected areas in communications track and a variety of tutorials and workshops. IEEE GLOBECOM 2021 will also include an attractive Industry program aimed at practitioners, with keynotes and panels from prominent research, industry and government leaders, business and industry panels, and vendor exhibits.


Special Offer for IEEE Members
IEEE Members will receive a complimentary IEEE ComSoc Essential Membership (through 31 December 2022) when they register for GLOBECOM 2021. To take advantage of this offer, a promo code will be emailed to you within one week of registration. To learn more about the benefits you’ll enjoy as a ComSoc member, visit


COVID-19 Update / Hybrid Conference Format:
We are very happy to welcome you all in Madrid and are confident that the situation is improving regarding the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, in view of the possible travel restrictions, the conference will be in the form of a hybrid conference with as many authors and participants as possible attending the conference in Madrid in person, and others attending remotely. The technical program will include physical sessions with on-site presentations and virtual (on-line) sessions for remote participants.

Entry and health control requirements in Spain, depending on your country of departure: link

If you have any question related to international travel and COVID-19, we can offer some support. Please contact us here:


Technical Program Updates:

Keynotes have been announced: link

NEW! The Spotlight talks are a new format for Globecom starting this year: link


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