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Network of the Future 2010 conference will provide an international technical forum for experts from industry and academia everywhere in the world to exchange ideas and present results of ongoing research in the Internet of the future, Post-IP architecture and Beyond IP. This conference is part of the IFIP World Computer Congress celebrating the Golden Jubilee of IFIP. Topics include, but are not limited to:

Post-IP solutions, Stratum-based architecture, etc.
Convergence, New improvements in IMS and NGN
Optical Communications and Networking
GMPLS, Ethernet Carrier Grade, Burst Switching, WDM Systems
Broadband Networks, Heterogeneous Networks
Cognitive and Reconfigurable Networks
Converged Optical-Wireless Networks, Ad hoc
& Mesh Networks
Wireless Communications, Wi-Fi NG, WiMAX
phase 2 and 3
4G systems; Radio Resource Management,
Cognitive radio
The Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor and
Actuator Networks
Autonomic networking, Orchestration plane, Governing solution
Decentralized management, Intelligent piloting, Aware solution
Virtualization, virtual networks, virtual wireless equipment
Network on the fly, Virtual control, Virtual radio, Isolation
High secure networking
Strong authentication, privacy, confidentiality
Performance and Experiment

Programme Committee Chairs

Guy Pujolle, UPMC, France
S. V. Raghavan, IITM, India

Programme Committee Members

Ozgur B. Akan, Middle East Technical U.,Turkey
Pedro A. Aranda Gutierrez, Telefonica,Spain
Luis Orozco Barbosa, UCM, Spain
Alessandro Bassi, Hitachi, France
Chris Blondia, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Raouf Boutaba , Waterloo University, Canada
Dariusz Bursztynowski , TPSA, Poland
Lee Bu Sung, Francis, NTU, Singapore
Georg Carle , TUM, Germany
Matteo Cesana, Milano, Italy
Chih-Yung Chang, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Omar Cherkaoui, UQAM, Canada
Arek Dadej, University of South Australia, Australia
Simon Dobson, University College Dublin, Ireland
Mischa Dolher, CTTC, Spain
William Donnelly, WIT, Irland
Emmanuel Dotaro, Alcatel, France
Otto Duarte, UFRJ, Brazil
Wissam Fawaz, Lebanese American U., Lebanon
Luigi Fratta, Milano, Italy
Dominique Gaïti, UTT, France
Alex Galis, UCL, UK
Mario Gerla, UCLA, USA
Annie Gravey, Telecom Bretagne, France
Gunther Harring, University of Vienna, Austria
Bijan Jabbari, Mason University, USA
Shengming Jiang, South China U of Tech., China
Daniel Kofman, Telecom ParisTech, France
Matti Latva-aho, University of Oulu, Finland
Herman de Meer, Passau, Germany
Edmundo Monteiro, DEI, Portugal
José-Marcos Nogueira, FUMG, Brazil
Mai Trang Nguyen, UPMC, France
Harry Perros, NCSU, USA
Reinhard Posch, CIO, Austria
Ramon Puigjaner, Baleares Island U., Spain
Jennifer Rexford, Princeton, USA
James Roberts, Orange Labs, France
Roberto Sabella, Coritel, Italy
Adrian Segall, Technion, Israel
Joan Serrat, UPC, Spain
Fabrizio Sestini, European Commission
Joao da Silva, European Commission
Junehwa Song, KAIST, Korea
Paulo de Sousa, European Commission
Yutaka Takahashi, Kyoto University, Japan
Phuoc Tran-Gia, Wurzburg, Germany
Kurt Tutschku, Vienna, Austria
Vilas Wuwongse, AIT Bangkok, Thailand
Yabin Ye, Huawei Technologies
Djamal Zeghlache, Telecom SudParis, France
Augusto Casaca, INESC/IST, Portugal

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Important Dates
Submission of papers: January 31, 2010
Notification to authors: April 23, 2010
Camera-ready copies: May 15, 2010

Instructions for paper submission

  • Papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or are simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings.
  • Papers must be written in English; they should be at most 12 pages in total, including bibliography and well-marked appendices. Papers should be intelligible without appendices, if any.
  • Accepted papers will be presented at the conference and published in the IFIP AICT (Advances in Information and Communication Technology) Series by Springer.
  • Submitted and accepted papers must follow the publisher’s guidelines for the IFIP AICT Series (www.springer.com/series/6102, Author templates, Manuscript preparation in Word).
  • At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and present the paper. Inclusion of the paper will be dependent upon one registration for the paper.
  • All papers must be submitted in electronic form through the web via www.wcc2010.org by January 31, 2010.

The Congress

The World Computer Congress (WCC2010) will bring together IT research and industry sectors in one event. The congress will combine 17 IFIP conferences with partner conferences from other international and regional, specialist IT organisations.

The conference content will be presented in eight program streams. Delegates may attend any of the participating conference, industry or partner events as well as networking, social, technical tours and certification courses offered at the congress.

Trust IT
  • Wireless Communications and Information Technology in Developing Countries (WCITD 2010)
  • Biologically-Inspired Collaborative Computing (BICC 2010)
  • Distributed and Parallel Embedded Systems (DIPES 2010)
  • Artificial Intelligence in Theory and Practice (IFIP AI 2010)
  • Network of the Future (NF)
  • Enterprise Architecture, Integration, Interoperability and Networking (EAI2N)
  • Human Choice and Computers International Conference (HCC9 2010)
    Track 2: Virtual Technologies and Social Shaping
Trust IT
  • International Information Security Conference 2010 (SEC 2010)
  • Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIP)
  • Human Choice and Computers International Conference (HCC9 2010)
    Track 3: Surveillance and Privacy
Value IT
  • Theoretical Computer Science (TCS 2010)
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI 2010)
Learn IT
  • Key Competencies in the Knowledge Society (KCKS 2010)
  • History of Computing (HC)
Govern IT
  • Global Information Systems Processes (GISP)
  • E-Government and E-Services (EGES)
  • Human Choice and Computers conference (HCC9 2010)
    Track 1: Ethics and ICT Governance
Vitalise IT
  • E-Health (EHEALTH)
Sustain IT
  • Human Choice and Computers International Conference (HCC9 2010)
    Track 4: ICT and Sustainable Development
Play IT
  • Entertainment Computing Symposium (ECS 2010)