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LANC 2014 : Latin America Networking Conference


Conference Series : Latin American Networking Conference
When Sep 18, 2014 - Sep 19, 2014
Where Montevideo, Uruguay
Submission Deadline Jun 10, 2014
Notification Due Aug 1, 2014
Final Version Due Aug 20, 2014
Categories    communications   networking

Call For Papers

The 8th Latin America Networking Conference 2014 (LANC 2014)
In-cooperation with ACM
18-19 September, 2014
Montevideo – Uruguay
Collocated with CLEI 2014

The IFIP Latin America Networking Conference 2014 is in-cooperation with ACM and 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. LANC 2014 is organized jointly with CLEI (Centro Latinoamericano de Estudio em Informatica) 2014 -

Topics include, but are not limited to: NETWORKS and COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

- 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
- Cyber-physical systems and the Internet of things
- Dynamic spectrum management
- Implementation and experimental testbeds
- Cognitive radio networking
- Cross layer design and optimization

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

- Full and Short Paper Submission deadline: June 10
- Notification of acceptance: August 01
- Camera-ready copy: August 20

The submission is now open: Only original papers (written in English) not published or under review elsewhere can be submitted - full papers (up to 8 pages including references) and short papers (4 pages up to 1 additional page). Templates can be downloaded from the ACM website ( / The LaTeX2e - Tighter Alternate style is preferable to the Strict one). Papers should be uploaded electronically, ONLY in PDF format, to the Easychair website:

All submitted papers will have at least three reviews. 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. There will be a special issue of the CLEI electronic journal ( devoted to extended versions of a selection of the papers presented at LANC 2014.

Travel Support
IFIP TC6 Student Travel Grant Programme Under the IFIP TC6 Student Travel Grant Programme, students or young researchers from an IFIP member country may apply for partial funding to assist them towards paying their travel and accommodation costs when attending the 8th Latin America Networking Conference 2014.

Young researchers are researchers who have not yet completed their studies up to, and including a doctoral degree. Such persons would normally not be older than 35 years on the 15th September 2014. An Awards Committee reviews the application and awards a grant where the applicant would not otherwise have the resources to attend a conference or workshop, with benefits to both the student and the symposium.

Grants are for the applicants travel and lodging expenses only and will not exceed 500 U$ per grant. The maximum of the grant is fixed and any claims in excess of 500 U$ will not be considered.

For more information about travel, hotels, etc. please visit CLEI 2014 web site (

General Co-Chair
Eduardo Cerqueira, Federal University of Para, BR

Steering Committee
Ana Pont, U. Politécnica Valencia, ES
David R. Oran, CISCO, US
Ernst L. Leiss, U. of Houston, US
Hector Cancela, U. de la República, UY
Ramón Cáceres, AT&T Labs, US
Rodrigo Santos, U. Nacional del Sur, AR

Technical Program Committee Co-Chairs
Aldri Santos, Federal University of Paraná, BR
Eduardo Grampin, UDELAR, UY

Organizing Committee
Hector Cancela, UDELAR, UY

Technical Program Committee (TBD)
Aldri Santos, UFPR, BR
Ariel Sabiguero, UDELAR, UY
Artur Ziviani, LNCC, BR
Augusto Neto, UFC, BR
David Oran, CISCO, US
Edjair Mota, UFAM, BR
Edmundo Monteiro University of Coimbra, PT
Eduardo Cerqueira, UFPA, BR
Eduardo Grampin, UDELAR, UY
Enrique Carrera, ESPE, EC
Francisco Quiles, UCLM, ES
Francisco Valera, UC3M, ES
Harry Perros, NCSU, US
Javier Baliosian, UDELAR, UY
José Piquer, UCH, CL
José Salinas, UPV, ES
Jussara M. Almeida, UFMG, BR
Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, UFRGS, BR
Marcelo Bagnulo Braun, UC3M, ES
Maria Dolores Baños, UPCT, ES
Maria Elena Villapol, UCV, VE
Marília Curado, University of Coimbra, PT
Marinho P. Barcellos, UFRGS, BR
Michele Nogueira, UFPR, BR
Mikolaj Leszczuk, AGH, PL
Pablo Belzarena, UDELAR, UY
Pablo Rodríguez-bocca, UDELAR, UY
Ronaldo A. Ferreira UFMS, BR
Sherali Zeadally, University of Kentucky, US
Siraj A. Shaikh, Coventry University, UK
Xavi Masip, UPC, ES
Yutaka Takahashi, Kyoto University, JP

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