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Networks 2016 : 17th International Network Strategy and Planning Symposium


When Sep 26, 2016 - Sep 28, 2016
Where Montreal (Quebec) - Canada
Submission Deadline Apr 4, 2016
Notification Due Jun 6, 2016
Final Version Due Jun 20, 2016
Categories    network   communication   wireless   emerging technologies

Call For Papers



17th International Network Strategy
and Planning Symposium

September 26-28, 2016
Montreal, Canada

Technically co-sponsored by
IEEE Communications Society


- ERICSSON (Canada): Pierre Boucher, Research Director
- GENI (US): Chip Elliott, GENI Futures Director
- CIENA (US): Loudon Blair, Senior Director of Corporate Strategy
- SAVI (Canada): Alberto Leon-Garcia, Scientific Director of the NSERC Strategic Network for Smart Applications on Virtual Infrastructures


- Full Paper Submission: May 2nd 2016 (extended - firm)
- Notification of Acceptance: June 20th 2016
- Final Paper Submission: July 4th 2016


The prospective authors are invited to submit via EDAS ( their papers describing original, previously unpublished results. The paper length should not exceed 6 pages formatted according to the IEEE two-column conference template (the minimum paper length is 3 pages). Two additional pages will be allowed for a fee per page. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. Best Paper and Best Student Paper will be awarded.



The prime focus of Networks 2016 is on Emerging Topics in Network Planning and Operations:

- Software De?ned Networking (SDN),
- Network Function Virtualization (NFV),
- Cloud networking,
- Big data analytics,
- Cybersecurity issues and solutions,
- OTT services and impact on service providers,
- Social networks and impact on new services,
- Vehicular and 5G networks and their challenges,
- Smart cities,
- Internet of Things,
- Peer to peer networking,
- New paradigms.

Networks 2016 topics also cover (but are not limited to) the following main tracks (detailed topics are available at :

- Network Design and Planning Methods
- Economic Aspects of Network Planning and Operations
- Network Planning Support Processes
- Trafficc Measurements and Modelling
- Routing, Traffic Flows and Optimization

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