The 8th IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications (LatinCom 2016)

NOVEMBER 15–17, 2016



We encourage the submission of original, unpublished research focused on (but not limited to) the following topics of interest:


  • Networking for Cloud Computing
  • Mobile Cloud Computing
  • Communications for Smart grid
  • Peer-to-Peer networking
  • Social Networks
  • Network Virtualization
  • Software Define Network
  • Big Data Management
  • Content-oriented Infrastructures

Communication Services

  • Emergency Communications
  • Broadcast services (Digital TV, HDTV, IPTV, etc.)
  • Multimedia Services and Applications
  • Service Security and Privacy
  • Services for disaster situations and humanitarian services
  • Location-based Information Systems
  • Communications for Inteligent Transport Systems
  • E-Health E-Governance, E-Transportation,
  • E-Agriculture etc.

Optical Networks

  • Elastic networks
  • Access networks
  • Optical communications
  • Optical & wireless convergence

Communications Systems and Signal Processing

  • Communication Theory
  • Power Line Communications
  • Radio Communications
  • Satellite & Space Communications
  • Signal Processing & Communications Electronics
  • Data storage
  • Transmission, access and optical system
  • Cross-layer design

Wireless Communications and Networking

  • 5G and 4G Communications and Networking
  • Device-to-Device and Machine-to-Machine communications
  • Internet of things and Smart Cities
  • Cognitive networks and Cross-layer design
  • Ad Hoc, sensor, mesh and access networks
  • Radio, Satellite and space communications
  • Software Defined Networking and wireless cloud
  • Cognitive networks

Sustainable Communications and Energy Efficiency

  • Green wireless and fixed-line communications
  • Energy-efficient protocols and networks
  • Green Data Centers and Cloud Networking
  • Energy-Efficient Datacenters and Networks
  • Smart Grid communications
  • Trials and experiences of operators

Communication QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling

  • Communications systems integration and modeling
  • Performance evaluation
  • Reliability of systems and networks
  • Traffic engineering and traffic theory
  • Traffic characterization and measurements
  • Quality of Experience and Quality of Service

Enabling Technologies

  • Network management
  • Switching and Routing
  • Internet protocols
  • Communications protocols
  • Communications and information security

Important Dates

Paper submission opening May 15th, 2016
Paper and tutorials proposals submission deadline July 31th, 2016
Notification of acceptance September 30th, 2016
Final author manuscript submission deadline October 15th, 2016

Paper Submission

We invite authors to submit high-quality full papers reporting original and novel research results on all above topics. Papers must be written in English, unpublished and not submitted elsewhere. Full papers must be formatted as the standard IEEE double-column conference template and submitted exclusively in PDF on JEMS ( at the IEEE LATINCOM 2016 page. Maximum 6 pages are allowed for each paper, including all illustrations and references.

Call for Tutorials

Proposals are invited for half-/full-day tutorials on topics of interest of the conference. Proposals must be submitted by e-mail to, including title, abstract, full contact information, introduction to the subject, preferred length, past history, biography of the lecturer, and the detailed outline.