**** New submission deadline: Feb. 16, 2020 ****

The 29th Wireless and Optical Communications Conference (WOCC 2020) is an IEEE conference and an international forum for researchers and professionals from academia and industry to exchange the latest discoveries and developments in wireless and optical communications and networking. Original technical papers are solicited. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the WOCC 2020 Conference Proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore.

You are invited to submit papers on the topics including, but not limited to, the following:

Wireless Communications Symposium

  • Radio access technologies (4G/5G/6G) and heterogeneous networks
  • Novel antenna systems (wideband, extremely large aperture arrays), propagation, RF design and mmWave
  • Signal processing (transmission and reception) for sub-6GHz and mmWave
  • Multiple antenna systems: massive MIMO, hybrid beamforming
  • Multi-cell cooperation and interference management
  • Wireless networks: cross-layer design, security and services
  • Mobile ad-hoc and wireless sensor networks
  • Spectrum sharing, spectrum management, and cognitive radio
  • Green communications and networking: energy harvesting and energy efficiency
  • Unmanned aerial vehicle communications, vehicular networks, and telematics
  • IoT, M2M, sensor networks, and Ad-Hoc networking
  • Wireless network modeling and performance analysis
  • Integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning into wireless systems solutions and applications

Optical Communication and Photonics Symposium

  • Optical communications for long-haul and metro networks
  • Optical access networks for fixed and mobile services
  • Optical interconnections for data center applications
  • Software defined networking (SDN) for optical networks
  • Optical networking for data center and computing applications
  • Optical networking in 5G systems
  • Fibers and fiber devices
  • Optoelectronic devices, amplifiers, and lasers
  • Nonlinear optics and nano-photonics
  • Radio-over-fiber and microwave photonics
  • Free space and visible light communications
  • Optical sensors and networks

Networks Symposium

  • Future internet and next-generation network architectures
  • IoT device connection efficiency
  • IoT security
  • Access systems and networks
  • Network virtualization and services
  • Hybrid wireless-optical networks
  • Network security, privacy, survivability, and network resilience strategies
  • Provisioning, monitoring, and management of IP services
  • Overlay networks and P2P networking
  • Social networking and computing
  • Routing issues and technologies
  • Cloud computing/mobile cloud computing
  • Software-defined networks
  • Data center networks
  • Information-centric networks
  • Ad hoc and sensor networks
  • Fault tolerance, reliability and survivability

Big Data and Emerging Technology Symposium

  • Machine learning for communication and networking
  • Big data visualization, algorithms, and systems for communication and networking
  • Probabilistic and statistical models and theories for communication and networking
  • Real-time coding, streaming of large volume interactive multimedia
  • Cloud-based big data, IoT, and multimedia computing and communications
  • Scalable data management for big data and IoT
  • Big data analytics and machine learning for network managements
  • Big data analytics and machine learning for QoS improvements in communications and networking
  • Big data analytics and machine learning for self-organized networks
  • Big data analytics and machine learning for adaptive and accurate resource allocation