The 19th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC 2016) was held in Shenzhen, China, from 13 to 16 November 2016, under the co-sponsorship of the National Institutes of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) and YRP R&D Promotion Committee (YRP).
Under the theme of “Interconnecting Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications,” the WPMC 2016 was held in cooperation with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China. Total number of attendees was around 200, and 95 adopted papers were presented. After the plenary talks, sessions were given under key technical themes in addition to the NICT’s special workshops on technologies and activities towards the next generation ICT infrastructures.
In the opening session, Prof. Zang Ping, BUPT, gave an opening speech as the WPMC 2016 General Chair, and then, Dr. Fumihiko Tomita, Vice President of NICT, and Prof. Dr. Mitsutoshi Hatori, Chairman of YRP R&D Promotion Committee, respectively, made welcome address for the WPMC 2016.
Next year, the WPMC 2017 will be held on 17-20 December 2017 in Bali, Indonesia.
WPMC 2016 Opening Session
Sessions & Workshops