IEEE Global Communications Conference
8–10 December 2020 // In-person (Taipei, Taiwan)
7-11 December 2020 // Virtual
Communications for Human and Machine Intelligence

Call for Executive Forum Proposals

IEEE GLOBECOM 2020 plans to hold at most two Executive Forums, and invites the submission of Executive Forum proposals. Each Executive Forum is a panel discussion by industry leaders of the stature of CEOs or CTOs. 

Structure of Executive Forum

  • A forum should not have more than 4 panelists, plus the moderator
  • The organizer serves as the moderator
  • The organizer should prepare in advance a few questions on the panel topic and give the questions in advance to the panelists
  • A forum occupies one timeslot (i.e., 90 minutes)
  • The moderator gives a 10-minute introduction about the topic at the beginning of the panel
  • Each panelist should give a 10-minute presentation with a small number of slides
  • Each panelist should address posed questions      

Preparation of Executive Forum Proposals

The length of each proposal should not exceed 5 pages in total, and a proposal should include:

  1. Title of the forum
  2. Name, position, affiliation, and contact information of the organizer
  3. Name, position, affiliation, and contact information of all the panelists
  4. Motivation and scope of the forum
  5. List 5 questions to be discussed
  6. If appropriate, a description of how to advertise/promote this Executive Forum
  7. Biography and photo of the organizer
  8. Biographies and photos of all panelists
  9. One page of Call for Participation for the Industry Forum 

A template of the proposal for Executive Forum is available.

Important Dates

  • Proposal Submission Deadline: 15 July 2020 (Extended)
  • Proposal Acceptance Notification: 1 August 2020
  • Slides Submission: 16 October 2020

Submission of Executive Forum Proposals

  • A proposal should be sent as a single PDF file to the Executive Forum co-chair via the following email address:
  • Use “Proposal of GLOBECOM2020 Executive Forum” as the title of email for submitting the proposal

Please address proposals and questions to Abderrahim Benslimane and Shao-Yu Lien.