- Heike Clemens (for administrative matters)
International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) is an umbrella organization for national societies working in the field of information technology. It is organised in several technical committees, one of which is the Technical Committee ( TC6) on Communication Systems representing experts in the field of computer communication and networking. This meeting is part of an annual meeting being specially organised to become part of a strategic renewal in terms of operational and thematic activities that the TC6 coordinates for the scientific community. The meeting will bring together members of the TC6 committee and a group of research leaders to provide expert input into the strategic direction for the committee.