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Call for Papers

The Network of the Future (NoF) conference is the premier annual conference that covers advances in the area of Future Internet design, with emphasis on enabling technologies, architectures, and services. The conference aims at providing a forum for researchers, students, and professionals to exchange ideas, share their experiences, and discuss their research results around a single-track of technical sessions and a series of keynote speeches.

After the successful editions of NoF in Brisbane, Australia (2010), in Paris, France (2011 and 2014), in Tunis, Tunisia (2012), in Pohang, South Korea (2013), and in Montreal, Canada (2015), in Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2016), we would like to invite you to contribute and participate in the eight edition of NoF in London, UK, on November 22-24, 2017.

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • Technologies for Future Internet
  • Network protocols and architectures
  • Quality of service and traffic engineering
  • Software-defined networking
  • Network Function Virtualization and Service Function Chaining
  • 5G networks
  • Autonomous and self-organized networks
  • Small Cells
  • Femtocell networks
  • Wireless and mobile networks
  • Mesh, ad hoc, and sensor networks
  • Cloud computing and networking
  • Social networking, crowdsourcing, cloud services
  • Green computing and networking
  • Mobile Edge computing
  • Content distribution networks
  • Information-centric networking
  • User-centric networking
  • The Internet of Things
  • Machine-to-machine networking
  • Mobile Internet applications
  • Security, trust, and privacy challenges
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Vehicular ad hoc networks and intelligent transportation systems
  • E-services and smart cities
  • Optical networks
  • Access, metro, backbone and core networks


Submitted papers must present original, unpublished research or experiences. Work-in-progress reports from ongoing research are also encouraged. Papers be submitted in PDF format via EDAS on

A best paper award will be granted.
Before submitting papers, please read Author Guidelines carefully. They include important items for authors to pay attention.

Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.


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Download the TXT version of the CFP.


Important dates

Title and abstract registration: May 24, 2017 June 12, 2017 (FIRM)

Submission of papers: May 31, 2017 June 19, 2017 (FIRM) [SUBMISSION LINK]

Notification to authors: Aug. 24, 2017

Camera-ready copies: September 15, 2017

Author registration: September 15, 2017

Conference: November 22-24, 2017