COMSNETS 2023 - 15th International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS - Celebrating 15 Years!

September 8, 2022

Celebrating 15 Years of COMSNETS!

Please consider contributing papers to the COMSNETS 2023 ( conference and distribute the Call for Papers to your colleagues/students who might be interested. The extended paper submission deadline is 10 September 2022 at 11:59 pm AoE.



The 15th International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS) will be held in Bangalore, India, January 3–8, 2023. COMSNETS is a premier international conference dedicated to advances in Networking and Communication Systems. 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 and demo sessions of work in progress. Additionally, 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.

Topics of Interest
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
  • WLAN, RFID, and NFC
  • Visible light communications
  • Heterogeneous networks (HetNets)
  • Cognitive radio and white-space networking
  • CubeSats/Satellite networking
  • Long-range/Low-power wide-area wireless networking
  • Connected unmanned aerial/terrestrial/underwater systems

Data Center & Edge

  • Enterprise, data center, and storage-area networks
  • Edge & Cloud computing/networking

Green Networking

  • Economics of networks
  • Energy-efficient communications
  • Sustainable Networking


  • Network architecture, protocols & science
  • Traffic analysis and engineering
  • Caching and Content delivery systems
  • Information/Content centric networks (ICN)
  • Network management and operations
  • SDN/NFV and Network Programmability
  • Internet Measurement and Modeling

Mobility & IoT

  • Mobility and location management
  • Mobile sensing
  • Vehicular networks and intelligent transportation
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Smart Grid communications and networking
  • Machine Learning and AI in Networking & IoT

Blockchain & Security

  • Network security and privacy
  • Trusted computing
  • Blockchain and Distributed Ledger


  • Studies on testbeds and large-scale experimental platforms

Experience Papers

In addition to research papers, COMSNETS is also interested in Experience papers that present the details and insights from real-life testbeds and/or large-scale experimental platforms around the research topics mentioned above. Such papers should provide detailed insights into (1) building the testbeds/platforms, (2) lessons learned, and (3) implications for further research in the relevant domain. Experience papers shall follow the same submission process as the research papers with an “Experience:” prefix in the title.

Papers submitted to the main conference should be prepared in standard IEEE conference format and should contain no more than eight pages of technical content, plus one page of references. We will follow a single-blind review policy. Please check the conference website for more details.

COMSNETS provides generous travel grants to International student applicants who have an accepted paper in the conference. Please see the home page for details.

Conference Highlights

Keynote Speakers

Ashutosh Sabharwal, Rice University, USA

Margaret Martonosi, National Science Foundation, USA

Matti Latva-aho, University of Oulu, Finland

Saurabh Bagchi, Purdue University, USA

Invited Speakers

  • Varsha Apte, IIT, Bombay
  • Sorav Bansal, IIT, Delhi
  • Baek-Young Choi, University of Missouri—Kansas City
  • Satish K., Nokia Bell Labs, Bangalore
  • Salil Kanhere, UNSW, Sydney
  • Gerald Karam, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
  • Dinesh Rajan, Southern Methodist University, USA
  • Mridula Singh, CISPA, Germany
  • Suhrid Wadekar, Goodwin Procter LLC, Boston, USA

Poster Session is a forum to showcase preliminary/ongoing work in the area of computer networking and communications. Accepted posters will be published in the conference proceedings.

Demos and Exhibits invites demos from researchers, startups, and corporates showcasing cutting-edge technologies and their applications. All accepted demos will be considered for the Best Demo Award.

  • Graduate Research Forum
  • Women in Engineering
  • Tutorial Sessions
  • Panel Discussions
  • Mentoring Sessions

Co-Located Workshops

  • Workshop on Standards Driven Research
  • Workshop on NetHealth, a workshop that highlights the latest medical applications of communications technology v
  • Workshop on Machine Intelligence in Networked Data and Systems (MINDS)
  • Workshop on Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Workshop on Connected Vehicles & Autonomous Driving (NEW WORKSHOP)
  • TASIR Workshop: Testbeds for Advanced Systems Implementation and Research (NEW WORKSHOP)

Important Dates

Main Conference:

  • Abstract/Paper Submission Deadline: 10 September, 2022, AoE
  • Notification of Acceptance: 1 November, 2022
  • Camera-Ready Submission: 15 November, 2022


  • Paper Submission Deadline: 10 November, 2022
  • Notification of Acceptance: 5 December, 2022
  • Camera-ready Submission: 15 December, 2022


  • Paper Submission Deadline: 10 November, 2022
  • Notification of Acceptance: 10 December, 2022
  • Camera-ready Submission: 15 December, 2022

Graduate Forum:

  • Paper Submission Deadline: 7 November, 2022
  • Notification of Acceptance: 27 November, 2022
  • Camera-ready Submission: 4 December, 2022

Please see for detailed information. For queries email us at [email protected].