How Can I Join?

Anyone interested in learning more and participating in our technical activities can subscribe to the MBMC-TC mailing list: To subscribe (or unsubscribe) to the MBMC-TC mailing list, please visit the ComSoc LISTSERV. Please note that being a mailing list member is necessary but not sufficient to be a voting member of the MBMC-TC. Refer to the MBMC-TC policies for the full requirements.

Who Can Send to the Mailing List?

Anyone can post to the mailing list. However, all messages are moderated and some require approval from the MBMC-TC officers before sending. See below for more details on the requirements for posting or contact the current officers if you have any questions

What Can I send to the Mailing List?

Users who do not follow the guidelines below may be removed from the mailing list and blocked from future posting. The following types of posting are permitted on the mailing list:

  • Call for Papers (CFPs), meeting announcements, and faculty or research job openings
    • CFPs require advance permission from the current officers. Please send them a copy to request permission for posting.
    • These postings must have a primary focus that aligns with the technical scope of the MBMC-TC. If in doubt, please contact the current officers.
    • Frequency of postings for the same event must be reasonable (e.g., no more than monthly).
  • Technical discussions of direct interest to the MBMC-TC members
  • MBMC-TC administrative business

Announcements of an event whose primary focus is broadly-based computers, communication or networking is not permitted on the MBMC-TC mailing list. Larger events with activities that directly target the MBMC-TC community, e.g., a special session/track on MBMC topics, are permitted but the announcement must emphasize the MBMC component.

Mailing list users are expected to be considerate and respectful in their posts. We prohibit postings that include any of the following:

  • Any item that reflects negatively on the reputation, character, professional ability, or technical competence of anyone;
  • Any item of a sexually explicit nature;
  • Any item that disparages or demeans another’s ethnicity, religion, culture, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation;
  • Any item that misrepresents one’s position in the IEEE Communications Society or in any other professional organization;
  • Any item whose primary purpose is perceived to promote or serve as a marketing vehicle for personal gain;
  • Chain letters, political discussions, or requests for donations.