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WTS 2017 : Wireless Telecommunications Symposium


When Apr 26, 2017 - Apr 28, 2017
Where Chicago
Submission Deadline Jan 15, 2017
Notification Due Feb 5, 2017
Final Version Due Mar 5, 2017

Call For Papers


April 26-28, 2017, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Technical Co-Sponsor: IEEE Communications Society

We invite the submission of applied research papers to the 16th Annual Wireless Telecommunications
Symposium, WTS 2017, which will be held April 26-28, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, US. For further
information, visit

The Wireless Telecommunications Symposium brings together industry professionals and academics
from companies, governmental agencies, and universities around the world to exchange information on
advances in mobile communications and wireless networking technology, business, policy, applications
and security. Past WTS participants have included Dr. Vinton Cerf, Dr. Robert Kahn, and Dr. Leonard
Kleinrock, Internet pioneers; Martin Cooper, “Father of the Cell Phone”; Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Co-Founder
and Former CEO of QUALCOMM; and Mike Lazaridis, Founder and former Vice-Chairman, Blackberry.

The theme for WTS 2017 will be "Global Wireless Communications: Present and Future”. Planned
highlights of WTS 2017 include executive presentations and keynote addresses; presentations of
accepted academic and practitioner research papers; panel discussions; tutorials and workshops; a
poster paper session; and a doctoral students’ session. 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. The proceedings also will be distributed at the Symposium via a CD. Awards
will be given for the most outstanding paper presented and best graduate and undergraduate student
papers presented. Some selected high quality papers from WTS 2017 will be considered for publication
in the International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications & Networking, IGI Global publisher,
pending their successful extension and an expedited review process. Topic areas of interest include, but
are not limited to, the following:

Wireless Internet and Multimedia
Wireless Communications Investments & Ventures
Satellite Based Systems
WLANs, WPANs, and Femtocells
Global Wireless Services, Business & Applications
4G, 5G and Beyond Wireless Networks & Systems
Mobile Operating Systems & Architectures
Wireless and New Media
Mobile and Wireless Network Security and Privacy
Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
Wireless Modeling, Algorithms & Simulation
Spectrum Management and Policy
QoS, QoE, and Wireless Network Reliability
Wireless M2M and Home Networks
Mobile & Cloud Computing
Wireless Telecommunications Management
Wireless and Healthcare
GPS and Indoor Geolocation Systems
Spread-Spectrum/CDMA/OFDM Technologies
RFID Systems & Applications
IoT Device Connection Efficiency
IoT Security
Mobile IP and Cloud Security

Mobile Cellular TV
Big Data Analytics in Telecommunications
Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) Network
Mobile and Cloud Digital Forensics
Mobile Cybersecurity and Phishing

January 15, 2017 Paper submission deadline
February 5, 2017 Notification of acceptance
March 5, 2017 Camera-ready submissions

Dr. Stan Dimitrov, University of Waterloo, Canada
Dr. Qing-An Zeng, North Carolina State A&T University, USA

General Chair: Dr. Steven Powell, Cal Poly Pomona Program Chair: Dr. JP Shim, Georgia St. Univ.

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