The 6th IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications (LatinCom 2014)

5-7 NOVEMBER 2014


Call for Papers

Topics of Interest

Areas of interest include and are not limited to the following topics:


  • Networking for Cloud computing
  • Communications for Smart Grids
  • Peer-to-Peer networking
  • Social Networks
  • Network Virtualization
  • Content-oriented Infrastructures

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

Communication Services

  • Quality of Experience and Quality of Services
  • Services for disaster situations and humanitarian services
  • Multimedia services and Applications
  • Service Security and Privacy
  • Location-based Information Systems
  • E-health
  • E-governance

Sustainable Communications and Energy Efficiency

  • Green wireless and fixed-line communications
  • Energy-efficient protocols and networks
Optical networks

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

Communications Systems and Signal Processing

  • Communication theory
  • Signal processing and communication electronics

Communication QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling

  • Communications systems integration and modeling
  • Performance evaluation
  • Reliability of systems and networks
  • Traffic engineering and traffic theory

Enabling technologies

  • Network management
  • Switching and Routing
  • Internet protocols
  • Communications protocols
  • Security

Important Deadlines

Submission of Full Papers 27 July 2014
Submission of Tutorial Proposals 1 August 2014
Notification of Acceptance 10 September 2014
Submission of Camera-Ready Papers 13 October 2014

Paper Submission

We solicit submission of 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 Papers must be written in English, unpublished and not submitted elsewhere.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 2014 page. Maximum 6 pages are allowed for each paper, including all illustrations and references.

Call for Tutorial Proposals

Proposals are invited for half-/full-day tutorials on topics of interest of the conference. Proposals must be submitted on JEMS (IEEE LATINCOM 2014 page, Tutorial Track) and include title, abstract, full contact information, introduction to the subject, preferred length, past history, biography of the lecturer, detailed outline.