IEEE Conferences Committee

Conferences and Convening are key IEEE activities and this committee has a critical role in maintaining its vitality.

Leading the Way

IEEE Conferences Committee provides leadership for the global IEEE Conferences Community. Guiding the overall IEEE conference principles through engagement and governance, the IEEE Conferences Committee is committed to ensuring the growth and vitality of IEEE conferences in current and future paradigms. 

As an active body, with representation from each IEEE Organizational Unit (OU), the IEEE Conferences Committee encourages conferences to:

  • Develop programs that meet the needs of the attendees  
  • Create benefits for IEEE members and the greater technical community
  • Desktop organizing communities to develop, promote, plan, and schedule conferences and exhibits 
  • Convene in areas of technical and geographic interest that assist in the advancement of electrical and electronics engineering and related arts and sciences


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About Conferences Committee

IEEE Conferences Committee formulates and recommends actions, strategies, and policies for IEEE conferences. It provides oversight for conference-related activities, has jurisdiction over all 2,000+ IEEE global conferences, and ensures compliance per all IEEE Policies – Section 10 (PDF, 1 MB)

ICC 2022
2022 IEEE Conferences Committee (ICC): Chair, Bin Zhao (2019-2022)
Photo includes ICC Members, Subcommittee and Ad Hoc Committee Chairs & ICC Staff Support


Bin Zhao headshot

Bin Zhao, Chair, IEEE Conferences Committee


Bin Zhao received his Ph.D. degree from California Institute of Technology and has held engineering and management positions at SEMATECH, Rockwell, Conexant, Skyworks, Freescale, Fairchild, and ON Semiconductor. He has worked on advanced VLSI technology development and design implementation of analog/mixed-signal, power management, and RF IC products. Read full bio (PDF, 75 KB)


Manfred “Fred” J. Schindler, Past Chair

served as Chair, IEEE Conferences Committee (2015-2018)

Fred Schindler has spent his career in industry working on RF, microwave and mm-wave semiconductors, leading the development of advanced RF semiconductor technology and products for commercial and defense applications. He is currently an independent consultant and is Chief Technology Officer of Anlotek Ltd., an RF technology company. Read full bio (PDF, 128 KB)

Bill Moses headshot

William W. Moses, Past Chair

served as Chair, IEEE Conferences Committee (2011-2014)

Bill received his B.A. from Dartmouth College, graduating Magna Cum Laude with Highest Distinction in Physics, and his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986. Since then he has worked at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he was a Senior Staff Scientist (the equivalent of Full Professor) until his retirement in 2016. Read full bio (PDF, 62 KB)

IEEE Conferences Committee Roster

View the current IEEE Conferences Committee roster

Opportunities to Join

Serving as a member provides opportunities to offer leadership, find camaraderie, and create impact for IEEE conferences. There are a variety of ways to become involved with the Committee.


Membership Opportunities
Join IEEE Conferences Committee Meetings (sign-in required)

Date Time Virtual
19-Jan-2022 (Wed) Orientation 10am-11am (ET) *Webex
8-Feb-2022 (Tues) 9am-12pm (ET) Now Virtual **Official Meeting @ IEEE Meeting Series (now virtual; via Webex)
20-Apr-2022 (Wed) 10am-12pm (ET) *Webex
18-May-2022 (Wed) 5pm-6:15pm (ET) *Webex
23-Jun-2022 (Thurs) 9am-11am (PT) *Webex @ IEEE Meeting Series, Bellevue, WA, USA. Those attending series for other reasons are welcome to join in small conference room. Others join virtually.
28-Sept-2022 (Wed) 5pm-7pm (ET) *Webex
26-Oct-2022 (Wed) 1:30pm-5pm (ET) **Official Meeting @ IEEE Convene, Boston, MA, USA
17-Nov-2022 (Thurs) 8am-12pm (PT) **Official Meeting @ IEEE Meeting Series, Vancouver, BC, Canada


  • Subcommittee & Ad Hoc Committee Chairs are expected to attend and participate via Webex. At times, as funding allows, some may be asked to attend in person to some face-to-face meetings if requested by the IEEE Conferences Committee Chair.
  • Orientation is for new and continuing members
  • *Some months include Webex Business Meetings; alternate times: 5pm and 10am (ET)
  • **Official Face-To-Face Committee Meetings (due to COVID-19; live meeting may go virtual; we will revisit if the others will go virtual).  If meetings are Face-To-Face it will be a full-day meeting.

2022 IEEE RCC & S/C VP Conferences Meetings (Tentative Schedule) - ICC Welcome to Attend
Date Time Virtual
16-Mar-2022 (Wed) 10am-11am (ET) Webex
26-Oct-2022 (Wed) 9am-12pm (ET) @ IEEE Convene, Boston, MA, USA

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