The 11th International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS) will be held in Bangalore, India, during January 7 - 11, 2019. 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.


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 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
  • 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
    • WACI (Big Data Analytics & IoT)
    • Social Networking
    • Intelligent Transportation Systems
    • Networked Healthcare
    • Mobile India
    • Blockchain
    • MINDS (Machine Intelligence in Networked Data and Systems)
    • LastMileS


Important Deadlines

Abstract submission 21st September 2018, 11:59 pm EST
Paper submission 21st September 2018, 11:59 pm EST
Notification of Acceptance 7th November 2018
31st October 2018
Camera-ready Submission 23rd November 2018

Paper Registration/Submission Guidelines:

For any queries about submission of papers and the technical program, please contact the technical program committee chairs at [email protected]

For any other general queries please contact the general chairs and other conference organizers at [email protected]