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Call for Papers
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The IEEE BlackSeaCom series of conferences are held in the countries surrounding the Black Sea.
The goal of the IEEE BlackSeaCom is to bring together visionaries in academia, research labs and
industry from all over the world to the shores of the Black Sea. Here they will address many of the
outstanding grand challenges that exist in the areas of communications and networking while having
an opportunity to explore this exciting and dynamic region that has a rich history.
Following the first three editions of the conference in Batumi, Georgia in 2013, in Chisinau, Moldova
in 2014 (originally scheduled for Odessa, Ukraine), in Constanta, Romania, in 2015, and the next 
edition of the conference will take place on 6-9 June 2016 in Varna, Bulgaria - a beautiful Black Sea 
We seek original, completed and unpublished technical papers not currently under review by any
other journal, magazine or conference. Besides the regular technical papers, the conference welcomes
the submission of poster papers which present work in progress, with preliminary results, tutorials
and demos.

Technical Scope
  • OpenFlow and Software Defined Networks
  • Cloud Communications and Data Center Networks
  • Internet of Things and Sensor Networks
  • Smart Grids, M2M and Vehicular Networks
  • Social Networking, eHealth, and Multimedia Applications
  • Future Internet and Testbeds
  • Network Management
  • Communication and Information Theory
  • Mobile and Wireless Communications and Networking
  • Optical Networks and Systems, Radio over Fiber
  • Cognitive Radio and Networking
  • Green Communications and Networks
  • Signal Processing for Communications
  • eHealth and Networking for Advanced Cancer Detection
Important Dates

Regular Technical Papers:
  • Notification of acceptance: March 15, 2016
  • Camera-ready papers (and authors registered): April 16, 2016
Poster Papers/Work in Progress:
  • Submission Deadline: March 25, 2016
  • Notification of acceptance: April 12, 2016
  • Camera-ready poster-papers (and authors registered): April 19, 2016
Special Sessions:
  • Submission of full paper for Special Sessions: EXTENDED to March 25, 2016
  • Camera-ready papers: April 16, 2016

Contact Us‚Äč

General Co-Chairs:  Alexander Gelman and Erdal Panayirci
TPC Co-Chairs: Albena Mihovska and Malathi Veeraraghavan
Conference Operations (inc. Registration): Vladimir Poulkov and Rozalina Dimova

PLEASE NOTE: To be published in the IEEE BlackSeaCom 2016 Conference Proceedings (both
regular technical papers and poster papers) and to be eligible for publication in the IEEE Xplore
(only for regular technical papers), an author of an accepted paper is required to register for the
conference at the full (IEEE member or non-member) rate and the paper must be presented by an
author of that paper at the conference unless the TPC Chair grants permission for a substitute
presenter arranged in advance of the event and who is qualified both to present and answer
questions. Non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted,
publication-ready version of the paper. For authors with multiple accepted papers, one full
registration is valid for up to 3 papers. Accepted and presented regular technical papers and poster
papers will be published in the IEEE BlackSeaCom 2016 Conference Proceedings, while only
accepted and presented regular technical papers will submitted to IEEE Xplore.