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 the 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 1,900+ IEEE global conferences, and ensures compliance per all IEEE Policies – Section 10 (PDF, 1 MB)

IEEE Conferences Committee group shot

2019 IEEE Conferences Committee: Chair, Bin Zhao (2019-2020)  

Photo includes Members & Subcommittee and Ad Hoc Committee Chairs  

Front row (left to right): Péter Nagy, Bin Zhao, David Castañón, John Barr, Marie Hunter, Susan Root, Meng Lu   Middle Row (left to right): Aleksander Mastilovic, Hausi Müller, Theresa Brunasso, Gaurav Sharma Back (right to left): Bill Moses, Alex Gelman   Missing: Russ Meier, Stefano Bregni, Anil Roy, Francisco Martinez, Carl Debono, Serge Demidenko, Ravi Todi, Gianluca Setti, Cecelia Jankowski and Mary Ward-Callan

Photo includes Members & Subcommittee and Ad Hoc Committee Chairs  

Front row (left to right): Péter Nagy, Bin Zhao, David Castañón, John Barr, Marie Hunter, Susan Root, Meng Lu   Middle Row (left to right): Aleksander Mastilovic, Hausi Müller, Theresa Brunasso, Gaurav Sharma Back (right to left): Bill Moses, Alex Gelman   Missing: Russ Meier, Stefano Bregni, Anil Roy, Francisco Martinez, Carl Debono, Serge Demidenko, Ravi Todi, Gianluca Setti, Cecelia Jankowski and Mary Ward-Callan

Leadership

Bin Zhao headshot

Bin Zhao, Chair, IEEE Conferences Committee

Bin Zhao received his Ph.D. degree from Caltech 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, 147)

Current Priorities
The Conferences Committee is currently strategizing on a number of important issues shaping the future of IEEE Conferences.

2020 ICC priorities
Fred Schindler headshot

Manfred “Fred” J. Schindler , Past 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, 445KB)

Bill Moses headshot

William W. Moses, Past 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 is a Senior Staff Scientist (the equivalent of Full Professor). 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: 

We Are Here to Help

If you have questions about forming your conference committee, please contact the MCE team.