Call for Workshop Proposals

Call For Workshop Proposals
The 27th International Conference on Computer
Communication and Networks (ICCCN 2018)
July 30 -August 2, 2018, Hangzhou,China

The 27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN) will be held inHangzhou,China, July 30–August 2, 2018. ICCCN workshops are exciting forums to present, discuss, and formulate specialized topics and emerging hot research topics (new areas, new problems or new methods). The topic of the proposed workshop should offer a perspective distinct from and complementary to the research themes of the main conference. Workshops for presenting papers from industry and papers on design and implementations of systems and services are welcome. As the ICCCN is a premier international conference in the field, a workshop at the conference will generate high visibility. Accepted and registered (and presented by one of authors) workshop papers will be published and included in the conference proceedings.

Scope: The topics we are soliciting include, but are NOT limited to:

  • Internet of Things
  • Edge Computing
  • Blockchain
  • Critical Infrastructure Networks(e.g., Smart Grid and Vehicular Networks)
  • Security and Privacy in communications, networks, and testbeds
  • Big Data Networking
  • Software Defined Networks
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Mobile Cloud Computing and Services
  • Green communications and energy-harvesting networks
  • Next Generation Broadband Wireless Access Networks (e.g., 5G)
  • Virtualized Infrastructure Systems and Architectures
  • Networking of Mobile Handheld Devices, Social Networking, and Novel Applications

Submission Guidelines and Publication:In general, a workshop takes one day with 10-16 accepted and registered papers and presentations. Please send a workshop proposal by December 3rd, 2017, to Workshop General Chairs Prof. Kewei Sha<>and Prof. Debiao He <>.Please note that the proposals will be reviewed once received and we will try to make the decision and send the notification back as soon as possible. Early-bird proposals are highly encouraged and will be given higher priority! For each approved workshop, at least one organizer must commit to attending and running the workshop on site. Please do not hesitate to send emails to the Chairs if you have any questions.

The workshop proposal should include the following information: (1) workshop title; (2) the names of the organizers (up to two), their brief biosand contact information; (3) a description of why and how the workshop will be organized (half to one page) e.g., relevance and significance of the workshop to the main conference; (4) a history of the workshop, if not being offered for the first time; (5) estimated paper submission volume and paper acceptance rate; (6) expected attendance; (7) length – Full day or half day; (8) indication if a journal special issue is associated with; (9) any other relevant information.

Each workshop will start to advertise and distribute its Call-For-Paper after receiving the approval notification. Papers submitted to each workshop should be original and peer reviewed by its program committee. An accepted paper must be registered and presented at the conference/workshop venue and must be limited to 6 pages in standard double-column, 10pt font format. If authors are willing to pay an over-length fee of $100/page, 2 additional pages are allowed for their submission. More updates will be posted on the ICCCN 2018 website and please refer to the Author Information at the website. Please contact the Workshop Chairs with any questions.