The 53rd IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2017)

MAY 21-25, 2017


IEEE ICC 2017 will be held at Palais des Congrès – Porte Maillot, Paris, France, 21-25 May 2017. Located in the heart of the City of Lights, IEEE ICC 2017 will exhibit an exciting technical program, complete with 13 Symposia highlighting recent progress in all major areas of communications. IEEE ICC 2017 will also feature high-quality Tutorials and Workshops, Industry Panels and Exhibitions, as well as Keynotes from prominent research and industry leaders. Prospective authors are invited to submit high-quality original technical contributions for presentation at the conference and publication in the IEEE ICC 2017 Proceedings and IEEE Xplore. Proposals for Tutorials, Workshops, and Forums are also invited. Visit for more details.

Technical Symposia

Selected Areas in Communications

  • Access Systems and Networks: Steven Hranilovic, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
  • Big Data Networking: Shui Yu, Deakin University, Australia
  • Cloud Communications and Networking: Ioannis Papapanagiotou, Purdue University, USA
  • Communications for the Smart Grid: Deepa Kundur, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Data Storage: Onur Ozan Koyluoglu, University of Arizona, USA
  • E-Health: Jaime Lloret Mauri, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
  • Internet of Things: Antonio Jara, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Switzerland
  • Molecular, Biological, and Multi-Scale Communications: Urbashi Mitra, University of Southern California, USA
  • Satellite and Space Communications: Igor Bisio, University of Genoa, Italy
  • Social Networking: Damla Turgut, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Software Defined Networking & Network Function Virtualization: Latif Ladid, Luxembourg University, Luxembourg
  • Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networking: Shibo He, Zhejiang University, China; Adlen Ksentini, University of Rennes, France; Cheng Li, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
  • Cognitive Radio and Networks: Oliver Holland, King’s College London, UK; Walid Saad, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Communication and Information Systems Security: Peter Mueller, IBM, Switzerland; Cong Wang, University of Hong Kong, China
  • Communications Software, Services and Multimedia Applications: Maria G. Martini, Kingston University London, UK; Said Hoceini, University of Paris12, France; Abdallah Shami, Western University, Canada
  • Communication Theory: Ender Ayanoglu, University of California, Irvine, USA; Fulvio Babich, University of Trieste, Italy; Steven Weber, Drexel University, USA
  • Green Communications Systems and Networks: Cicek Cavdar, Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden; Michela Meo, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Communications QoS, Reliability and Modeling: Dzimitry Kliazovich, Luxembourg University, Luxembourg; Sami Souihi, UPEC, France; Kohei Shiomoto, NTT, Japan
  • Next Generation Networking and Internet: Shiwen Mao, Auburn University, USA; Mahesh K. Marina, University of Edinburgh, UK; Sidi-Mohammed Senouci, University of Bourgogne, France
  • Signal Processing for Communications: Michael Buehrer, Virginia Tech, USA; Tomohiko Taniguchi, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, Japan
  • Optical Networks and Systems: Grzegorz Danilewicz, Poznan University of Technology, Poland; George Rouskas, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
  • Wireless Communications: Mohamad Assaad, CentraleSupelec, France; Azzedine Boukerche, University of Ottawa, Canada; Davide Dardari, University of Bologna, Italy; Hämäläinen Jyri, Aalto University, Finland; Yahong Rosa Zheng, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
  • Mobile and Wireless Networking: Mohammed Atiquzzaman, University of Oklahoma, USA; Mehdi Bennis, University of Oulu, Finland; Jalel Ben-Othman, University of Paris 13, France; Shaowei Wang, Nanjing University, China

Industry Forums and Exhibition Program

IEEE ICC 2017 will feature several prominent keynote speakers, major business and technology forums, and a large number of vendor exhibits. Submit your proposals to the IF&E Co-Chairs Luis M. Correia ( and Jamshid Khun-Jush (


Proposals are invited for half- or full-day tutorials in all communication and networking topics. For enquiries, please contact the Tutorials Program Co-Chairs Hanna Bogucka ( and Luc Vandendorpe (


Proposals are invited for half- or full-day workshops in all communication and networking topics. For enquiries, please contact the Workshops Program Co-Chairs Abbas Jamalipour ( and Constantinos Papadias (


General Chair

  • Jean-Luc Beylat, Nokia, France

Executive Chair

  • Hikmet Sari, CentraleSupelec, France

Technical Program Co-Chairs

  • Merouane Debbah, Huawei, France
  • David Gesbert, EURECOM, France

Technical Program Symposia Chair

  • Abdelhamid Mellouk, University of Paris-Est Creteil VdM (UPEC), France

Industry Forums & Exhibition Co-Chairs

  • Luis M. Correia, IST – University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Jamshid Khun-Jush, Qualcomm, Germany

Tutorials Program Co-Chairs

  • Hanna Bogucka, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  • Luc Vandendorpe, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

Workshops Program Co-Chairs

  • Abbas Jamalipour, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Constantinos Papadias, Athens Information Technology, Greece

Important Dates

Paper Submission 14 October 2016
Tutorial Proposals 11 November 2016
IF&E Proposals 11 November 2016
Workshop Proposals 24 June 2016
Paper Acceptance Notification 27 January 2017
Camera-Ready Papers Due 24 February 2017