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IEEE LCN 2023 : 48th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks


When Oct 2, 2023 - Oct 5, 2023
Where Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
Submission Deadline Apr 28, 2023
Notification Due Jun 23, 2023
Final Version Due Jul 20, 2023
Categories    computer networking

Call For Papers


Due to numerous requests for an extension and accommodating the Easter holiday,
the submission deadline has been extended to April 28th, 2023 (firm).

************************* Call For Papers ******************************

48th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks

Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
October 2-5, 2023

The IEEE LCN conference is the premier conference on the leading edge of theoretical and practical aspects of computer networking. LCN is a highly interactive conference that enables effective exchange of results and ideas among researchers, users, and product developers. For the past 47 years, major developments from AI-enabled high-speed networking to application-focused IoT networks have been reported at this conference. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Personal and wearable networks
- Wireless ad hoc & sensor networks
- Information-centric networking
- Embedded networks
- Opportunistic networking
- Delay-tolerant networks
- Cognitive radio networks
- Vehicular networks
- Smart Grid communications
- Underwater sensor networks
- Cyber-physical systems
- Social networks
- Mobile and ubiquitous networking
- Green networking
- Overlay and peer-to-peer networks
- Local-area and metropolitan-area networks
- Storage-area networks
- Routing and transport protocols
- Big Data Networking
- Cloud computing and networking
- Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization
- Internet of Things
- Link technologies
- Adaptive networking applications
- Authentication, authorization, accounting
- Security and privacy
- Cross-layer optimization
- Mobility and Location-dependent services
- Multimedia and real-time communication
- Machine-to-machine communications for smart environments
- Smart Cities
- Network traffic characterization and measurements
- Network management, reliability, and QoS
- Performance evaluation of networks
- Test beds for network experiments
- Network coding
- Optical and high-speed access networks
- E-Health networking
- AI-enabled networking

Authors are invited to submit papers describing original, previously unpublished work, not currently under review by another conference, workshop, or journal. There are a number of tracks that are designed to improve interactions of experts and interaction of experts over different stages in research development.

• Full Regular papers (maximum 8 pages, 10 pt font in IEEE format) should present novel perspectives within the general scope of the conference.
• Short papers (up to 4 pages) are an opportunity to present preliminary or interim results on hot topics in a poster session.
• The Doctoral track provides a supportive setting for Ph.D. students to discuss their problem statement, goals, methods, and results (up to 6 pages), obtain feedback from established researchers and establish contacts for entering the job market. The doctoral track involves a mentoring program.

Full, short, workshop, doctoral, and demonstration papers are published in the IEEE LCN proceedings and IEEE Xplore. All papers must include title, complete contact information for all authors, abstract, and keywords on the cover page. IEEE reserves the right to remove papers from IEEE Xplore that are not presented at the conference.

Please check the conference website for information on:
- Call for the five workshops accompanying IEEE LCN this year:
- Call for Demonstrations:
- Student travel awards

*** Paper submission: ***

Papers must be registered on EDAS and submitted in PDF format. Detailed submission instructions are available at the conference website. Direct your questions to Program Chairs: Eyuphan Bulut ( and Florian Tschorsch (

A limited number of student grants and N2 Women Young Researcher Fellowship awards are considered by the conference each year.

*** Important dates ***
Paper registration: 28 April 2023
Paper submission: 28 April 2023
Notifications: 23 June 2023
Camera ready: 20 July 2023

Organizing Committee:

General Chair
• Sharief Oteafy, DePaul University, USA
• Chair: Eyuphan Bulut, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
• Co-Chair: Florian Tschorsch, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
• Chair: Nils Aschenbruck, University of Osnabrück, Germany
• Co-Chair: Mervat Abu‐Elkheir, German University in Cairo, Egypt
• Gürkan Solmaz, NEC Laboratories Europe, Germany
• Chair: Matthias Wübbeling, Universität Bonn, Germany
• Co-Chair: Mohammed Elmorsy, MacEwan University, Canada
• Kanchana Thilakarathna, University of Sydney, Australia
Local Arrangements
• Gary Kessler, Gary Kessler Associates, USA
• Frank Huebner, USA
Continuing Education
• Maria Domingues, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Corporate Relations
• M. Ilhan Akbas, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
• Nazli Siasi, DePaul University, USA
• Tamer ElBatt, American University in Cairo, Egypt
Social Media
• Rowdy Chotkan, TU Delft, Netherlands
N2Women Liaison
• Damla Turgut, University of Central Florida, USA
Student Mentorship
• Maryam Vahabi, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Student Grants
• Noura Aljeri, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait
• Gary Kessler, Gary Kessler Associates, USA
• Matthias Frank, Universität Bonn, Germany

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