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BROADNETS 2009 : Sixth International Conference on Broadband Communications, Networks, and Systems


Conference Series : Broadband Communications, Networks and Systems
When Sep 14, 2009 - Sep 17, 2009
Where Madrid, Spain
Submission Deadline Mar 31, 2009
Notification Due May 22, 2009
Final Version Due Jun 27, 2009
Categories    wireless communications   optical communications   internet

Call For Papers

Sixth International Conference on Broadband
Communications, Networks,and Systems

Sponsored by

Technically sponsored by
IEEE Photonics Society (formerly LEOS)

September 14 - 17, 2009
Madrid, Spain


BROADNETS 2009 is an international conference focusing on broadband
communications, networks, and systems and covers the entire gamut of
next generation networks, communications systems, applications and
services. The conference welcomes papers in three tracks, covering
topics (including, but not limited to):

MIMO and OFDM techniques * Modulation and coding schemes * MAC
protocols * Mobility management * Radio resource management * Packet
scheduling algorithms * Routing protocols * Network architecture and
topology design * Hybrid networks * Wireless traffic management *
Cross-layer design and optimization * Wireless QoS * Multihop and
relay networks * Mobile ad hoc networks * Wireless sensor and mesh

WDM transmission technologies and systems * Optical cross-connects
and optical packet and burst switches * Optical packet, burst and
circuit switching networks * Optical access networks - FTTx networks
and systems * Hybrid packet / circuit nodes and architectures * Radio
over fiber based networks * FTTx networks and systems * Optical grids
in access and core * SAN extensions * Multilayer optical networks
(incl. Ethernet, IP, G-MPLS technologies) * Cross-layer design (incl.
application layer dependence) * Reliable optical networking * Optical
networking for green information and communications technology *
Traffic grooming and processing * Modelling and design of optical
networks and systems * Network operations and management * Passive
Optical Networks * Techno-economic aspects of optical networks *
Demonstrations and field-trials.

Routing * Scheduling * Congestion control * Traffic engineering *
Network modeling * Network measurement * Network management * Network
QoS * Network security * Overlay networks * Peer-to-peer networks *
Content distribution networks * Web technologies * Media technologies
(VoIP, IPTV, video streaming) * Location-based services * "Clean-slate"
Internet architectures, algorithms, protocols, and services


Authors are invited to submit full papers of up to 8 pages in
two-column, no less than 10pt font, IEEE conference proceedings format.
Papers should be submitted only in PDF format.

Authors of accepted papers are required to register at regular
registration rates in order for the paper to appear in the conference

Accepted papers will appear on IEEE XPlore.

For instructions on how to submit a paper to BROADNETS 2009, please

Extended paper submission: March 31, 2009
Acceptance notification: May 22, 2009
Camera-ready submission: June 27, 2009


General Co-Chairs Dr. Srinivasan Ramasubramanian, University of Arizona, USA
Dr. Javier Aracil, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

Technical Program Co-Chairs
Dr. Kyriakos Vlachos, University of Patras, Greece
Dr. Arunita Jaekel, University of Windosor, Canada

Dr. Biplab Sikdar, Rensselear Polytechnic, USA
Dr. Yan Zhang, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway

Dr. Pascale Vicat-Blanc Primet, INRIA, France
Dr. Aaron Striegel, Notre Dame University, USA

Workshops Chair Dr. Franco Callegati, University of Bologna, Italy

Web Chair Dr. Loukas Lazos, University of Arizona, USA

Publicity Chair Prof. Jorge Lopez de Vergara, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

Conference Coordination & Sponsorship Chair Dorothy Bany, ICST

Steering Committee Members Dr. Imrich Chlamtac (Steering Committee Chair), CreateNet, Italy
Dr. Krishna Sivalingam, Univ. of Maryland at Baltimore County, USA
Dr. Thomas Hou, Virginia Tech, USA
Dr. Ioannis Tomkos, Athens Information Technology, Greece

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