On behalf of the IEEE Communications Society and members of the Executive
and Technical Program Committees, it is my great pleasure to invite
you to participate in the 2003 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking
Conference, WCNC 2003. WCNC, the wireless flagship conference of the
IEEE Communications Society, will offer comprehensive interaction
on wireless industry topics and an exchange of ideas with professionals
from all over the world. For WCNC 2003, we have expanded the program
to accommodate over 370 papers to present the highest quality in technical
As was the case last year, this years conference will be co-located
with the Cellular Telephone and Internet Associations (CTIA)
Annual Conference. We are sure that the exhibits provided by CTIA
will attract your technical interest and set high targets for the
The Conference Committee has chosen "The Dawn of Pervasive Communication"
as the main theme. High security and durability against the huge numbers
of illegal accesses are essential in present mobile-IP networks. In
addition, easier access, lower prices and greater convenience are
important for achieving broadband universal and mobile communications.
Strong cooperation of wireless and networking technologies is needed.
You will be given the opportunity of supplementing the technical benefits
offered by the conference with the vision offered by "Pervasive
New Orleans, this years host city, provides a wide variety of
activities and is known throughout the world for its many historic
and memorable attractions and festivities.
I look forward to seeing you at WCNC 2003 in New Orleans, and hope
that you will enjoy the conference and technical exhibits.
WCNC 2003 General Chair
NTT DoCoMo, Inc.