The 18th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC 2015) was held in Hyderabad, India, from 13 to 16 December 2015, under the co-sponsorship of the National Institutes of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) and YRP R&D Promotion Committee (YRP), and local research institutions.
Under the theme of “Global Digitalization,” the WPMC 2015 was held simultaneously with the Global Wireless Summit (GWS) in cooperation with the Global ICT Standardization Forum in India (GISFI) and Indian Institute of Technology, etc. As a result, the total number of the researchers attended the WPMC 2015 reached to 430, and more than 280 papers were presented. In addition, session on 5G, Wi-SUN, and Wireless Communications Technology for Anti-Disaster, etc., were held under the leadership of NICT, and opinions were lively exchanged.
In the opening session, Ms. Smriti Dagar, President of The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), was invited as the guest, and Prof. Raja Kumar, General Chair of WPMC 2015 Organizing Committee, Dr. Fumihiko Tomita, Vice President of NICT, and Prof. Dr. Mitsutoshi Hatori, Chairman of YRP R&D Promotion Committee, respectively, made welcome addresses.
Next year, the WPMC 2016 will be held in Shenzhen, China, during 13-16 November 2016.
Opening Session of WPMC/GWS 2015
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