IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking
4-7 June 2018 – Batumi, Georgia

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 five editions of the conference in Batumi, Georgia in 2013, in Chisinau, Moldova in 2014 (originally scheduled for Odessa, Ukraine), in Constanta, Romania in 2015, in in 2016, in Istanbul, Turkey in 2017, and the next edition will take place in Batumi, Georgia again in 2018.

We seek original, completed and unpublished technical papers not currently under review by any other journal, magazine or conference.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.



  • Software Defined Networks and Network Virtualization
  • Cloud Communication and Data-center Networks
  • Social networking, eHealth, and Multimedia Applications
  • Optical Networks and Systems, Radio over Fiber
  • Mobile and Wireless Communications and Networking
  • Image, Speech and Signal Processing for Communications
  • Molecular and Nanoscale Communciations
  • Green Communications and Networks
  • Big Data processing and Analysis for Telecommunications
  • Modelling, Semantic Web and Ontologies for the Internet and its Appllications
  • 5G Mobile Systems
  • Internet of Things and Sensor Networks
  • Smart grids, M2M and Vehicular Networks
  • Future Internet and Testbeds
  • Network Management
  • Communication and Information Theory
  • Cognitive Radio and Networking
  • Security, Privacy and Trust
  • Energy efficient computing and communication
  • Parallel and Distributed Architectures over Networks

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