Friday, May 31, 2019



*12th International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS
*January 7-11, 2020*
*Bangalore, India*


The 12th International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS
(COMSNETS) will be held in Bangalore, India,
during January 7 - 11, 2020. COMSNETS is a premier international conference
dedicated to advances in Networking and Communications Systems. The
conference is a yearly event for a world-class gathering of researchers
from academia and industry, practitioners, and business leaders, providing
a forum for discussing cutting edge research, and directions for new
innovative business and technology.

The conference will include a highly selective technical program consisting
of submitted papers, a small set of invited papers on important and timely
topics from well-known leaders in the field, and poster session of work in

Focused workshops and panel discussions will be held on emerging topics to
allow for a lively exchange of ideas. International business and government
leaders will be invited to share their perspectives, and will complement
the technical program.

Technical Program Topics:

The topics of interest for the technical program include (but are not
limited to) the following:

• 5G and wireless broadband networks
• Technologies for 6 - 100 GHz spectrum
• Visible Light Communications
• Heterogeneous networks (HetNets)
• Cognitive radio and white-space networking
• Economics of networks
• Energy-efficient communications
• Cloud computing
• Enterprise, data center, and storage-area networks
• Internet architecture and protocols, Internet science and emergent
• Mobility and location management
• Mobile Sensing
• Traffic analysis and engineering
• Internet of Things (IoT)
• Caching & content delivery systems
• Information/Content centric networks (ICN)
• Network management and operations
• Network security and privacy
• Trusted computing
• Network science
• Online social networks
• Overlay communications, content distribution
• Wireless adhoc and sensor networks
• Systems and networks for smarter energy and sustainability
• Vehicular communications
• Smart Grid communications and networking
• Machine Learning and AI in Networking
• Big Data Analytics in Networking, including IoT Analytics
• Cognition and Cognitive Computing in Networking

Conference Highlights:

The conference will comprise of several:

• Keynote/Invited/Banquet Talks
• Technical Paper and Poster Sessions
• Graduate Research Forum
• Panel Discussions
• Demos & Exhibits
• Mentoring Sessions
• Co-located Workshops
◦ LastMileS
◦ Intelligent Transportation Systems
◦ Cyber Security & Blockchain
◦ Networked Healthcare

Important Deadlines:

Abstract submission 30th August, 2019, 11:59 pm AoE
Paper submission 6th September, 2019, 11:59pm AoE
Notification of Acceptance 31st October, 2019
Camera-ready Submission 15th November, 2019

Conference Venue:

The conference will be held in The Chancery Pavilion Hotel, Bangalore,

Paper Registration/Submission Guidelines:

For any queries please contact us at

Organizing Committee:

General Co-Chairs:
Swades De, IIT Delhi, India -xx
Falko Dressler, University of Paderborn, Germany
Vijya Raghunathan, Purdue University, USA

Technical Program Co-Chairs:
Sandip Chakraborty, IIT Kharagpur, India
Ashutosh Dutta, Johns Hopkins University, USA
JeongGil Ko, Ajou University, Korea

Poster Co-Chairs:
SaiDhiraj Amuru, WiSig Networks, India
Nabanita Das, ISI Kolkata, India

Workshop Co-Chairs:
Vijay Gabale, Huew, India
Prasant Misra, TCS Innovation Labs, India

Demos and Exhibit Chair:
Amit Kumar Saha, CISCO, India

MINDS Workshop Co-Chairs:
Vijay Gabale, Huew, India
Prasant Misra, TCS Innovation Labs, India

ITS Workshop Co-Chairs:
Bhargava Rama Chilukuri, IIT Madras, India
Tarun Rambha, IISc Bangalore, India

LastMileS Workshop Co-Chairs:
Ashwin Ashok, Georgia State University, USA
Seshan Srirangarajan, IIT Delhi, India

Cyber Security & Blockchain Workshop Co- Chairs:
Giridhar Mandyam, Qualcomm, USA
Prashant Pillai, University of Wolverhampton, UK

NetHealth Workshop Chair:
Dr. Dayaprasad G Kulkarni, Syracuse University, USA
Abu Saquib Tauheed, Coeo Labs, India

COMSJOB Co-Chairs:
Prasant Misra, TCS Innovation Labs, India
Amit Kumar Saha, CISCO, India

Publication Co-Chairs:
Bivas Mitra, IIT Kharagpur, India
Mainack Mondal, Cornell Tech, USA

Publicity Co-Chairs:
Joongheon Kim, Chung-Ang University, Korea
Joe Novak, Raytheon, USA
Sushmita Ruj, ISI Kolkata, India

Travel Grants Chair:
S. V. R. Anand, IISc Bangalore, India

Web Chair:
Madhumita Mallick, IIT Kharagpur, India

Sponsorship Co-Chairs:
Giridhar Mandyam, Qualcomm, USA
Rajeev Shorey, TCS Innovation Labs

Awards and Honors Co-Chairs:
Animesh Mukherjee, IIT Kharagpur, India
Jeffrey Tew, TCS, USA

Advisory Committee:
Tulika Pandey, MEITY, GoI, India
Prashant Pillai, , University of Wolverhampton, UK
Dah Ming Chiu, CUHK, China
Pamela Kumar, CCICI, India

Steering Committee Co-Chairs:
Uday Desai, IIT Hyderabad, India
Giridhar Mandyam, Qualcomm, USA
Rajeev Shorey, TCS Innovation Labs, India
G. Venkatesh, SASKEN, India

Sushmita Ruj
Associate Professor
Cryptology and Security Research Unit
Computer and Communication Sciences Division
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
203 B.T. Road
Kolkata 700108

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