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



The IEEE BlackSeaCom is becoming a significant scientific event with diverse program and opportunities. It covers both theoretical and systems-integration research in all aspects of telecommunications. The conference features a main technical program with papers, showcasing the latest technologies, applications and services. The conference also includes a number of workshops and tutorials, keynote talks, held by renowned researchers and industrial leaders, panel discussions, special sessions, as well as poster and demo sessions. We seek original and previously unpublished technical papers not currently under review by any other journal, magazine or conference. The papers can be submitted through EDAS. For submission to the Regular Track, technical papers should describe original work and have a length of 5 pages in the IEEE double-column proceedings format including tables, figures, and references. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted for publication in IEEExplore. For all full papers, one extra page is allowed incurring an additional fee of 100 USD.

Important Dates

Technical Papers (Regular Track):

  • Submission deadline: January 22, 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: April 8, 2018
  • Camera-ready papers (and authors registered): April 22, 2018

Contact Us

  • TPC Co-Chairs: Tolga M. Duman ( and Periklis Chatzimisios (

 Submission Guidelines 

Please use the Standard IEEE conference templates for LaTeX formats, which are found here. You may also use one of the following templates for Microsoft Word: A4, US letter. Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process, and all submissions must be done through EDAS.

should not have plagiarized material and should not have been submitted to any other conference at the same time (double submission). Check these links to learn more:

– IEEE Policy on Plagiarism

– IEEE Policy on Double Submission

To be published in the IEEE BlackSeaCom 2018 Conference Proceedings and to be eligible for publication in the IEEE Xplore, an author of an accepted paper (or an extended abstract for publication in Conference Proceedings) 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 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 or the extended abstract. For authors with multiple accepted papers and/or abstracts, one full registration is valid for up to 3 papers.

To submit a paper:

  1. From the Call for Papers, find the topic under “Technical Scope” that best matches your paper and, list the topic name under Keywords within your paper.
  2. Submit via EDAS by clicking here .