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WD 2018 : Wireless Days 2018


When Apr 3, 2018 - Apr 5, 2018
Where Dubai, UAE
Submission Deadline Nov 7, 2017
Notification Due Jan 15, 2018
Final Version Due Feb 15, 2018
Categories    5G   mobile computing   ad hoc   wireless

Call For Papers

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10th Wireless Days conference 2018
Technically co-sponsored by IEEE ComSoc and IFIP.

All accepted and presented papers will be submitted for publication in IEEE
Xplore Digital Library.

Due to numerous request for extension, the submission deadline for WD’18 is extended to 17 Dec 2017 (FIRM)

Conference dates and location: Apr 3-5, 2018 - Dubai, UAE.

Web site:

The following keynote speakers are confirmed:

- Hossam Hassanein (Queen’s University, Canada)
"Towards Provisioning Vehicle-Based Information Services"

- Nils Aschenbruck (University of Osnabrück, Institute of Computer Science, Germany)
"Robust Networks for Cyber Agricultural Systems"

- Mohamed-Slim Alouini (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia)
"Collimated light propagation: The next frontier in underwater wireless communication"

The Wireless Days Conference is a major international conference which aims to
bring together researchers, technologists and visionaries from academia,
research centers and industry, engineers and students to exchange, discuss,
and share their experiences, ideas and research results about theoretical and
practical aspects of wireless networking. Wireless Days 2018 is technically
co-sponsored by IEEE Communications Society and IFIP.

After the successful editions of 2008 in Dubai, UAE (44% acceptance ratio),
2009 in Paris, France (38% acceptance ratio), 2010 in Venice, Italy (33%
acceptance ratio), 2011 in Niagara Falls, Canada (35% acceptance ratio), 2012
in Dublin, Ireland (35% acceptance ratio), 2013 in Valencia, Spain (34%
acceptance ratio), 2014 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016 Toulouse, France (35%
acceptance ratio), 2017 Porto, Portugal (33% acceptance ratio), the tenth
edition of Wireless Wireless Days will be held in Dubai, UAE, on April 3-5,

Wireless Days 2018 will include presentations of both theoretical and
experimental achievements, innovative wireless systems, prototyping efforts,
case studies and advances in technology related to wireless networking and
communication infrastructures.

The Wireless Days 2018 program will be split into the following 5 conference

Track 1: 5G and Beyond
Track 2: Wireless Communications
Track 3: Ad Hoc, Sensor, Vehicular and Delay Tolerant Networks
Track 4: Wireless Models and Simulations
Track 5: Mobile Networking and Computing

All accepted and presented papers will be submitted for publication in IEEE
Xplore Digital Library

Important dates:
Extended submission deadline: December 17, 2017
Notification of paper acceptance by: January 15, 2018
Camera-ready due: February 15, 2018
Conference: April 3-5, 2018

Paper Submission

Authors should submit their papers online through the EDAS conference
management system:

Submissions must be limited to 6 double-column pages (maximum of 2 additional
pages allowed - 8 pages in total – with over-length page fee) and must follow
the IEEE Manuscript template for conference proceedings: IEEE Manuscript

All submitted papers will be judged based on their originality, technical and/
or research content, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and
readability. Submitted papers will be peer-reviewed by the international
technical program committee. Accepted and presented papers will be published
in the conference proceedings.

Extended versions of selected best papers presented during the conference will be invited to Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (Impact Factor 1.899) and Annals of Telecommunications (Impact Factor 1.412).

Organizing Committee:

General Co-Chairs
Catherine Rosenberg: University of Waterloo, Canada
Adel Ben Mnaouer: Canadian University of Dubai, UAE
Mario Gerla: UCLA, USA

TPC Co-Chairs
Nadjib Achir: University of Paris 13, France
Megumi Kaneko: National Institute of Informatics, Japan

Keynotes Chairs
Raouf Boutaba: University of waterloo, Canada

Track 1: 5G and Beyond
Rolland Vida: BME, Hungary
Michele Nogueira: UFPR, Brazil
Thierry Gayraud: LAAS, France

Track 2: Wireless Communications
Luis Costa: UFRJ, Brazil
Marc St-Hilaire: Carleton University, Canada
Yacine Ghamri-Doudane: University of La Rochelle, UK

Track 3: Ad Hoc, Sensor, Vehicular and Delay Tolerant Networks
Manuel Ricardo: INESC TEC and Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Claudio Palazzi: University degli Studi di Padova, Italy

Track 4: Wireless Models and Simulations
Carlos T. Calafate: Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
André-Luc Beylot: Université de Toulouse, France
Khaled Boussetta: University of Paris 13, France

Track 5: Mobile Networking and Computing
Juan-Carlos Cano: Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Nadjib Aitsaad: ESIEE Paris, France
Rui Campos: INESC TEC, Portugal

Publicity Co-Chairs
Miguel Elias Mitre Campista: UFRJ, Brazil
Soufiene Djahel: University College Dublin, Ireland
Abduhalim Dandoush: ESME-Sudria, France

Overall Arrangements
Aziza Lounis: DNAC, France

Conference URL :
Submission URL :

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