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LANC 2012 : The 2012 IFIP Latin America Networking Conference


Conference Series : Latin American Networking Conference
When Oct 4, 2012 - Oct 5, 2012
Where Medellin, Colombia
Submission Deadline Jun 11, 2012
Notification Due Aug 6, 2012
Final Version Due Aug 27, 2012
Categories    networking   data communication

Call For Papers

LANC 2012 Call for Papers
Medellin, Colombia, 4-5 October, 2012


The 2012 IFIP Latin America Networking Conference (LANC) will provide
an international technical forum for experts from industry and
academia everywhere in the world, but especially from the Latin
American countries, to exchange ideas and present results of ongoing
research in networking. The conference is sponsored and organized by
CLEI (Centro Latinoamericano de Estudio em Informatica) in cooperation
with IFIP TC6 and ACM SIGCOMM. This year, LANC will take place in
MedellÌn, Colombia, between October 4 and October 5, 2012.

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission: June 11, 2012
Acceptance Notification: August 06, 2012
Camera Ready: August 27, 2012

Submission Instructions

Authors submitting a paper must state that it has not been published
before and is not being submitted elsewhere. Full papers should be no
more than 10 pages, including figures, and should follow the ACM
style. The first page must contain an abstract of about 150 words,
name and affiliation of author(s), as well as the lead author's postal
address, telephone numbers, fax numbers, and email. Please see the
submission instructions on the conference Web site for complete

Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and
distributed to the conference attendees. At least one of the authors
must register for the conference by September 6, 2012 and attend the
conference to present the paper.

Submitted papers must be in English. Accepted papers must also be
presented in English.

For general questions, contact LANC 2012 by
email at

Topics of Interest

We invite submissions on a wide range of networking research. Topics
include, but are not limited to:

- Cloud computing
- Delay/Disruption-tolerant networks
- Green and Energy-efficient communications
- Internet based applications
- Low cost access networks
- Multimedia networking systems
- National ICT infrastructures for education
- Network and service management
- Network performance evaluation
- Network security
- Optical communications
- Peer-to-peer and overlay networks
- Protocols
- Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE) in
communication systems
- Routing and switching
- Smart grid communications
- Social Multimedia Networking
- Software Defined Networks
- Web infrastructure
- Wireless, mobile, ad-hoc, and sensor networks

Submission of papers that cover solutions to specific network problems
of this region of the world is especially encouraged.

Review Process

All submitted papers will be reviewed by at least two
reviewers. Acceptance will be based on originality, quality, relevance
and the practical value of the work.


All accepted papers will be published in the ACM Digital Library and
in a CD with its own ISBN. The CD will be available at the Conference


LANC 2012 is organized jointly with CLEI 2012. For more information
about travel, hotels, etc., please visit CLEI 2012 web site at

Organization Committees

General Chairs

Eduardo Cerqueira, UFPA, Brazil
Helmuth Trefftz, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia

Steering Committee

Ana Pont, U. PolitÈcnica Valencia, ES
David R. Oran, CISCO, US
Ernst L. Leiss, U. of Houston, US
Hector Cancela, U. de la Rep˙blica, UY
RamÛn C·ceres, AT&T Labs, US
Rodrigo Santos, U. Nacional del Sur, AR

Technical Program Committee Chairs

Eduardo Grampin, UDELAR, Uruguay
Ronaldo A. Ferreira, UFMS, Brazil

Organizing Committee

Juan Carlos Montoya, Universidad EAFIT, CO

Publicity Chair

Augusto Neto, Federal University of Ceara, BR

Technical Program Committee

Alberto Garcia, UC3M, ES
AntÙnio J. G. AbelÈm, UFPA, BR
Antonio Pescape, UNINA, IT
Ariel Sabiguero, UDELAR, UY
Artur Ziviani, LNCC, BR
Augusto Neto, UFC, BR
Boris Ramos, ESPOL, EC
David Oran, CISCO, US
Edjair Mota, UFAM, BR
Edmundo Monteiro University of Coimbra, PT
Eduardo Cerqueira, UFPA, BR
Eduardo Grampin, UDELAR, UY
Eng Keong Lua, Carnegie Mellon University, SG
Enrique Carrera, ESPE, EC
Francisco Quiles, UCLM, ES
Francisco Valera Pintor, UC3M, ES
Harry Perros, NCSU, US
Isaac Seoane, UC3M, ES
Jaudelice de Oliveira, Drexel University, US
Jaume Barcelo, UPF, ES
Javier Baliosian, UDELAR, UY
Jo Ueyama, USP, BR
JosÈ Piquer, UCH, CL
JosÈ Salinas, UPV, ES
Jussara M. Almeida, UFMG, BR
Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, UFRGS, BR
Marcelo Bagnulo Braun, UC3M, ES
Marcelo MejÌa, ITAM, MX
Maria Dolores BaÒos, UPCT, ES
MarÌa Villapol, UVC, VE
MarÌlia Curado, University of Coimbra, PT
Marinho P. Barcellos, UFRGS, BR
Mikolaj Leszczuk, AGH, PL
Nelson Fonseca, UNICAMP, BR
Nicol·s Stier, Columbia University, US
Oscar Nunez, PUC, PE
Pablo Belzarena, UdelaR, UY
Rashid Mehmood, Swansea University, UK
Ronaldo A. Ferreira, UFMS, BR
Ronaldo Sales, IME, BR
Sherali Zeadally, University of the District of Columbia, US
Siraj A. Shaikh, Coventry University, UK
Tianji Li, Hamilton Institute, IE
Xavi Masip, UPC, ES
Yutaka Takahashi, Kyoto University, JP

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