COMSNETS 2023 - Call for Papers

August 18, 2022

Please consider contributing papers to the COMSNETS 2023 ( conference and distribute the Call for Papers to your colleagues/students who might be interested. The paper submission deadline is 1 September, 2022, 11:59 pm AoE [2 September, 2022, 11:59 am UTC].

In cooperation with: ACM, ACM SIGCOMM, ACM SIGMOBILE, and TSDSI

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
  • Edge and fog computing/networking
  • Studies on testbeds and large-scale experimental platforms
  • Long-range/low-power wide-area wireless networking
  • Connected unmanned aerial/terrestrial/underwater systems
  • CubeSats/Satellite Networking
  • WLAN, RFID, and NFC
  • Visible light communications
  • Heterogeneous networks (HetNets)
  • Cognitive radio & white-space networking
  • Economics of networks
  • Energy-efficient communications
  • Cloud computing
  • Enterprise, data center, & storage-area networks
  • Internet architecture and protocols, internet science & emergent behavior
  • 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
  • SDN/NFV and network programmability
  • Internet measurement and modeling
  • Networks for smarter energy & sustainability
  • Vehicular networks & intelligent transportation
  • Smart grid communications & networking
  • Machine learning and AI in networking
  • Big data/IoT analytics in networking
  • 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
  • Satish K., Nokia Bell Labs, Bangalore
  • Salil Kanhere, UNSW, Sydney
  • 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

  • Cyber Security and Privacy
  • NetHealth
  • Standards Driven Research
  • Connected Vehicles & Autonomous Driving

Important Dates

Main Conference:

  • Abstract/Paper Submission Deadline: 1 September, 2022
  • 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].

Neel Kanth Kundu, Bishakh Ghosh, Surjya Ghosh, Meera Radhakrishnan, Camellia Zakaria
COMSNETS 2023 Publicity Co-Chairs