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 progress. 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.

Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.

A selected set of top COMSNETS 2017 papers will be invited to submit an extended version for a Special volume of Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

The conference will recognize one or more papers, demos, posters, and Graduate Student forum presentations with awards.


Abstract submission (HARD deadline) 12th September, 2016 at 23.59 EST
Paper submission (HARD deadline) 19th September, 2016 at 23.59 EST
Notification of Acceptance 8th November, 2016
Camera-ready Submission 1st December, 2016

The main conference, including keynote and invited talks, will be held on 5-7 Jan 2017. The workshops will be held on Jan 4 and Jan 8.

Sue Moon


KAIST, S Korea
5th Jan 2017
Anurag Kumar

Anurag Kumar

IISc, India
6th Jan 2017
Muriel Medard

Muriel Medard

7th Jan 2017
Harrick Vin


Tata Consultancy Services
6th Jan 2017


Call for Papers

The goal of the conference is to create a world-class forum for discussing cutting edge research, and directions for new innovative business and technology.

Conference Highlights

  • Keynote & Banquet Talks
  • Paper & Poster Sessions
  • Invited Talks
  • Graduate Forum
  • Panel Discussions
  • Demos & Exhibits

Conference Venue

We are proud to announce that COMSNETS 2017 will be held at the Chancery Pavilion Hotel, Bangalore, India.