GMC'04 was extremely successful and productive. Please see the
PHOTOS PAGE for more
information. See you next year at GMC'2005 !
As Oct.1-7 is the public holiday of China. See you at GMC'04 in
Shanghai ! Any registration after Oct. 7th will be On-Site
For all registration issues, please contact
For GMC'04 Authors: Your official paper
number in the final publication and EI Compendex Index is
listed in this Table of Contents.
Please cite it as your official publication record.
General Chairman's Welcome Address is
available at the Welcome Page.
GMC'04 TPC (Technical Program Committee) office will be moved to
Shanghai on Sept.15. Please contact us if you need any
help on-site in Shanghai. The final program (including details
of speech slots) will be published after Sept.15.
To apply for Chinese business visa to come to Shanghai, please
print this Invitation Letter
together with your registration RECEIPT and registration form
for GMC'04. Registration is required for Chinese visa
GMC'04 schedule is very tight and program is very professional.
We expect a very fruitful and invaluable technical discussions
at GMC'04, and have planned an excellent combination of work and
leisure in Shanghai. Welcome on board !
GMC'04 Advance Program is
available here. Please download it and feel free to distribute
it in your organization.
GMC'04 will host a grand reception to welcome world-class B3G
experts and C3G executives on Oct.11. You are invited to join
this All-Hands Global Club for Technical as well as Professional
Excellence @ GMC'04 !
"Lots of things are happening now rapidly in China as well as
the region, and you will be very astonished to know more when
you attend GMC'2004", said Prof. Willie W. Lu, founder of
GMC'04 and Professor of Stanford University, in a media
interview in Hong Kong, "China will be well positioned to
next generation mobile communication technologies, together with
regional as well as global technology developments in this
The independent 4GMF kickoff meeting will be held in
SIMIT Hall, Shanghai on
October 14th, 2004.
Approved by board and sponsoring government, GMC'04 will be
focusing on 3G and B3G technologies. 4GMF will be independently
on October 14th, 2004.
Due to very tight schedules in GMC'04, 4GMF kickoff will be
moved out to October 14th, separated from main GMC'04 programs.
GMC and WWC will deliver the world's most authoritative Special
Issue on B3G & 4G Technologies: Emerging Wireless Convergence.
Stay Tuned !
Per security control, only registered participants with name
badges can enter the GMC'04 meeting areas and other important
For quality control and technical authority, everyone must
pay registration fee to attend GMC'04 - NO exception at all
! Please refer to Registration Page for
Over 50 very good wireless openings will be posted on-site in
GMC'04, and many overseas wireless scholarship will be available
for applications during GMC'04.
Requested by lots of international participants for this very
prestigious mobile congress, the committee provides special
discount for group registration. Details are: 10% off for 5
people or more; 20% off for 10 people or more; 40% off for 20
people or more.
Over 10 countries' governmental delegation will be joining
GMC'04 to reflect its leading position in the region.
Are you looking for new jobs, careers, educations or just an
influential reference letter for your promotion or immigration,
GMC'04 is the premier platform to help you realize your dreams
in life ! Welcome on board.
GMC'04 is committed to provide an important direction for future
development of 4G and B3G, and therefore a very prestigious
international platform on this emerging subject. It has been
strongly supported by over 50 leading technical
organizations on the worldwide basis.
of very famous world-class scientists and experts will be
joining GMC'04 in Shanghai. This is the best-of-best opportunity
to meet these most influential people for professional
networking and research exchange - especially for those young
researchers, students, engineers who are seeking further
development overseas or exploring cooperation back to China.
Join in GMC'04, and you will make yourself a great difference !
the increasing significance and importance of GMC'04 in
Shanghai, conference seats will be sold out very soon. Please
register ASAP to book your space in GMC'04 and get involved in
this historic summit in October - the golden season of Shanghai
important regulations and policies regarding China 3G and 4G
development will be announced in GMC'04 in Shanghai. Stay tuned
for these very important news in GMC'04 !
4GMF (4G Mobile Forum) passes international registration and
is protected on the worldwide basis. This is an important
milestone for 4GMF mission.
GMC'04 will be held together with 14th ITU WP8F meeting
on B3G & 4G in Shanghai this Oct. 13-20. Come join these two
significant 4G events in Shanghai.
For GMC'04 authors with accepted papers, please follow the "Information
for Authors" guideline to prepare your camera-ready
submission with required forms.
160 excellent papers have been accepted out of 388 submissions
for GMC'04. For details, please refer to the "Technical
"Shanghai GMC'04 has the world's highest technical quality and
standard in the field, and set the milestone of emerging mobile
communication research, development and design which are driven
by industrial labs, academic labs and regulatory bodies," said
Willie W. Lu, Professor at Stanford University and technical
chairman of GMC'04.
The board approved a schedule to separate the 4GMF independently
from Delson Group for the upcoming international launch of this
very important forum on 4G mobile technology. Stay tuned !
The tentative keynote team
represents the highest authority in the China wireless
industry and administration. For more, please click the
What's the game-rule in wireless industries? First-class
company owns Standards; Second-class company owns Brands;
Third-class company owns Technologies and Fourth-class company
owns Products. So, let's join together to define the wireless
future at GMC.
The submission to GMC'04 has been very exciting and of very good
quality. The technical review process is on-going now. Please
stay tuned and we will announce the reviewing results in late
May. Thanks for your cooperation.
IEEE published special issues on Open Wireless Architecture (OWA)
by Prof. Willie W. Lu to reflect the increasing importance of
this emerging technology. For more, please refer to
Are you looking for the highest pay in the wireless industry? Is
your company looking for risk-free future-proven technology in
the emerging wireless and mobile business? Join the
program on Open Wireless Architecture (OWA) and reserve
your seat in our worldwide schedule.
4G with focus on Open Wireless Architecture (OWA), will
definitely drive the new generation mobile communication
technologies from 2005 to 2020. To reflect its importance in
global R&D on this emerging 4G storm, Prof. Willie Lu,
world-class leading expert in the field, will propose and
lead over 10 IEEE special issues on this extremely important and
timely topic in the coming months and years.
To reflect the importance of this great congress, keynote and
featured speeches will include Honorable Welcome Keynote
by senior government authorities; The Elite Keynote by
leading sponsoring companies; Distinguished Featured by
famous experts and executives; Industrial Featured by
supporting companies. The government special interview will be
limited to The Elite Keynote and some Distinguished Featured
speakers only. For details, please contact
GMC'04 will become the Global All-Hands Technology Summit for
Mobile communications. Over 1000 leading wireless R&D and
Design engineers, researchers, scientists and technologists,
etc will be participating in this historic technology summit in
4G investment is increasing rapidly worldwide. Over $1B was
invested worldwide in the first month of 2004. 4G mobile has
become one of the hottest investment spots in Asia-Pacific
region in the field of Information and Communication
technologies. 4GMF is committed to help drive this mission.
Over 50 international well-known investment firms and law firms
will join this very important technical event in emerging
wireless mobile communications.
GMC'04 Call-for-Paper has been distributed to over 100,000
engineers, researchers, scientists and managers. Over 1000
professionals will be expected to participate in this historic
technical event in Shanghai, the shinning pearl of East Asia.
Major leading industries and authorities will send delegation
GMC's parent conference - World Wireless Congress (WWC) has been
approved to be included in the "EI"
Index to reflect WWC's global technical and academic
leadership in the field. GMC, a WWC conference, will also be
searchable in EI.
GMC will become the most important and authoritative R&D
summit on emerging mobile communications focusing on B3G and 4G
technologies in the Asia-Pacific region. You are welcome to work
together for this great mission and effort for the promotion of
education, research and technology !
Global Mobile Congress (R) passes International Trademark
Registration and becomes protected on the worldwide basis.
Global Mobile Congress will help telecom authorities of
Asia-Pacific regions to set standards for next generation mobile
communications targeted for 2005 to 2015. This congress will
become the flagship event in the field.
4GMF passed major legal registrations worldwide. 4GMF will
definitely become the most authoritative international platform
on 4G mobile communications.
IEEE Special Issue on "China Wireless Communications:
Technology vs. Market" will be released in 2004 Global
Press Conference on "China 3G and B3G Strategy and Investment"
will be held in 2004 Global Mobile Congress. Stay Tuned !
All major wireless industries' R&D centers will send delegation
to this most important Mobile Communication R&D Summit in
Shanghai for GMC'04. Over 100 R&D bodies have committed
to attend this great event in China.
SHRCWC (Shanghai Research Center for Wireless
Communication) has joined the organizing of this very important 2004 Global
Mobile Congress to enhance its authority and recognize its
leadership in the field.
4GMF effort has been supported by around 2500 outstanding
Chinese wireless experts and executives worldwide. With its
launching base in China and the region, 4GMF is growing rapidly.
In the recent held high-level strategic meetings by the
authorities, China has definitely set the future
R&D target on 4G Mobile Communications with focuses on Open
Wireless Architecture and New Air-Interfaces.
Shanghai City Gov't, China Academy of Science and Southeast
University, etc jointly launched the Shanghai Research Center of
Wireless Communications (SHRCWC) to focus on the 4G mobile R&D.
As an important international platform, 4GMF will be in
partnership with SHRCWC on this emerging 4G Open Wireless
Architecture and New Air-interface R&D.
Strongly supported by many China government authorities,
GMC'2004 will surely become the Flagship technical event
focusing on the R&D of next generation mobile communications.
Lots of worldly famous inventors and scientists in wireless
communications will be joining this historic moment at 2004
Global Mobile Congress in Shanghai - one of the most fantastic
cities in the world !
Prof. Willie W. Lu, technical chairman of IEEE Globecom'2003
(the flagship event of IEEE), has been finally appointed to lead
the technical program of this most authoritative 2004 Global
Mobile Congress in China. Congratulation !
Over 20 regional government telecom delegations will be
participating in this historic mobile congress in Shanghai.
GMC'2004 (incld. 4GMF Grand Kickoff) has been officially
approved and endorsed by Ministry of Information Industry, China
to reflect its authority in the field.
What's real 4G? It is not just "high-speed" ! It is "Open
4G system requirements and research subjects are well defined in
IEEE Communications Magazine by Prof. Willie W. Lu.
"If 3G takes too long time to takeoff in China as well as the
world, 4G may come here much earlier than expected ...", many
Chinese wireless experts agreed at the PT/COMM China' 2003 in
GMC'2004 (including 4GMF'04) will be officially endorsed by
Ministry of Information Industry of The People's Republic of
China. Stay tuned !
China will become one of the global R&D hubs in emerging mobile
communications. GMC will become the optimal platform to report
its development every year.
Over 20 China major medias and 10 international medias will be
witnessing and attending the grand kickoff of 4GMF in Shanghai.
Stay tuned !
To get involved in China's decision-making of wireless and
mobile communications technology (research, standards,
development, etc), come and meet with the
committee members of this historic GMC'04. They are
mostly the pioneers of China telecommunications industry.
GMC'04 is the most authoritative technical event on B3G and 4G
in China. To reflect its technical as well as professional
authority and importance of GMC'04, the
congress committee includes most famous experts and scientists
in China - many are fellows of China Academy of
Engineering, fellows of China Academy of Science, fellows of
IEEE, Fellows of ACM, etc.
To reflect its authority and significance in China's future
mobile / wireless research and development, this GMC'04 will be
strongly supported by China central governments. The GMC'04
grand openings will be officially addressed by ministerial level
officers of China as well as most prestige international
authorities in communications.
4G/B3G with Open Wireless Architecture (OWA) will reshape
China's future mobile communications research covering capacity,
spectrum, service, cost and interference, etc.
GMC'2004 is in cooperation with
Communications Magazine (the flagship media in mobile
communications by China MII) to promote this very important
technical event in China.
GMC'2004 is officially co-sponsored by IEEE China
(Beijing Section) to reflect its leadership in technical and
GMC'2004 is officially hosted and sponsored by China Institute of
Communications (CIC) to reflect its authority in China's mobile
communications. GMC'2004 will be one of the most important and
biggest wireless technical conferences in China.
To encourage English speaking in Shanghai and support Shanghai
Expo 2010, this GMC'2004 information is in English only. We
strongly support Chinese local professionals to join
international technical discussions by encouraging them to speak
English and write English.
GMC'2004 will be jointly organized by many regional authorities
in many countries in the Asia-Pacific regions. Please stay
Considering the SARS and WAR in this year, and the local
authorities' recommendation for this significant congress, the
committee has decided to move this GMC'03 to 2004. This
re-schedule is also in consideration of the warning of possible
re-outbreak of SARS in late Fall or Winter this year again.
Due to SARS impact, we are still waiting for local government
special approval for large event in October. Please stay tuned !
Call-for-Submission of Special Issue on B3G and
4G Mobile Communications is available in this website.
Papers for this congress will be automatically considered for
this special issue too.
The honorable Mr. Wang Xudong was elected the new minister of
MII after the newest people's congress. We are looking forward
to his great leadership to bring China information industry to a
new level of milestone and excellence for China, the region as
well as the world. Congratulation !
OWA (Open Wireless Architecture) has become the most hottest
technical and business model in China mobile industries. As its
first phase of OWA implementations, GSM/cdma2000-1X, PHS/GSM,
cdma2000-1X/WLAN, etc will become the very potential products in
coming years. After 2006, OWA will dominate the China mobile
The GMC'03 committee members are all world-class leaders in
emerging mobile communications. Please visit the
committee page for Who's Who in the field.
To reflect the technical and professional importance of this
congress, selected papers from this congress will be published
in IEEE major journals and magazines as IEEE Special Issues
on 4G Mobile Technologies.
On behalf of our supporters and sponsors, we are looking for
wireless researchers and engineers on 4G mobile and Beyond 3G
R&D projects in Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Xi'an etc by
international leading industries and R&D institutions. Very
attractive packages and benefits will be provided. Please bring
your CVs to the congress and on-site interview will be required.
GMC'03 supports fellow outstanding students and researchers from
under-developed countries to Shanghai as a
Non-Fully-Commercial-Purpose event. GMC will continue its
commitment to help promote education and research worldwide in
the field of mobile communications.
China supports Open Wireless Architecture by integrating TD-SCDMA,
GSM, Bluetooth, etc into one handset as an example. The another
product based on OWA is cdma2000 1X / W-LAN / Bluetooth 3-in-1
The 4G OWA (Open Wireless Architecture) will support convergence
of GSM/W-CDMA/TD-SCDMA/cdma2000 in Base-band and RF with
Hardware-Defined Radio and Software-Defined Signal-Processing
Asia is becoming the global hub of 4G Mobile. According to
IEEE special issue on 4G, the
Asia's 4G mobile program will focus on these topics: Adaptive
Modulation and Coding, Adaptive Hybrid ARQ, MIMO and OFDM, Open
Broadband Wireless Core, Open Backbone Network Access Platform,
Spectrum Efficiency and Capacity Enhancement, Open Distributed
Ad Hoc Wireless Networks.
GMC'03 ads has been published in major Chinese wireless medias
and journals. Please download this
sample in Chinese version for distribution.
Based on technical submissions in IEEE conferences and
publications, it is predicted that by the end of 2003, there
will be over 1,500 4G mobile projects worldwide.
behalf of our supporters, sponsors and partners, we are looking
for senior level technical experts and business executives on 4G
mobile projects based in Shanghai, Beijing and other Asian
locations. If interested, please e-mail to
reflect the importance of this historic congress, many
government offices and new administration of the wireless mobile
authorities will be invited to deliver the keynote and featured
speeches on new policy, regulation as well as strategy in this
Wireless Architecture" becomes the global strategy on the
R&D of next generation mobile communications. This congress will
strongly support this international effort and mission.
GMC'03 Committee includes the most authoritative wireless/mobile
experts in China. Most of them are also worldwide well-known in
objective and mission of GMC'2003 is to promote China's B3G and
4G R&D, and promote the international cooperation in the field,"
said Prof. Willie W. Lu, Chief Technical Advisor in joint China
mobile industries and related authorities, and professor of Zhejiang University and Chinese University of Hong Kong.
companies are scared to mention the name of 4G. But the survey
in major publications shows that in 2000, there were only 8
companies doing R&D on 4G mobile; in 2002 there were over 200
companies involved in 4G mobile R&D, and almost major wireless
industries set-up their 4G research projects or labs. 4G mobile
will definitely drive the next wave in mobile communications.
GMC'2003 will become the largest and most important technical
event on China B3G and 4G mobile communications. Most B3G
experts in China and the regions will come to the congress for
this kickoff meeting in Shanghai.
recent seminar in Guangzhou, experts discussed whether China
needs 4G or B3G in the next 5 years. The conclusion is 4G mobile
with converged platform of wireless mobile and wireless access.
Experts predicted that 4G mobile may come much earlier than
expected if 3G takes too long time to take-off. Most Asian
countries will be starting 4G mobile R&D in the coming years.
IMT-2000 project in ITU has been terminated". We expect the new
project on 4G mobile (B3G+) to be launched worldwide very soon.
GMC'03 committee wishes you a
Merry Christmas and
Happy New Year ! The committee would also like to thank all
the members for their supports and efforts in this mission.
Happy Holidays to our colleagues, supporters as well as
will launch several IEEE Special Issues on 4G Mobile in major
Journals to promote this emerging technology. This congress will
strongly support this important mission on the worldwide basis.
was launched to promote the B3G/4G mobile R&D in the
Asia-Pacific region, and acts as the international platform to
update the technology as well as business on this emerging
Global Mobile Congress (GMC'2003) was officially initiated in
ITU Telecom Asia'2002, Dec.2nd of 2002 in Hong Kong Convention
Center, The People's Republic of China. "This GMC will become
the annual technical and business summit on emerging mobile
communications especially focusing on B3G (Beyond 3G) and 4G
mobile technologies in this region", said Prof. Willie W. Lu,
Professor of Chinese University of Hong Kong and Technical
Program Chair of GMC'03, Globecom'03 as well as VTC'03.