Call For papers

7th International Conference on Network of the Future

November 16-18, 2016

Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Network of the Future 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 Network of the Future in Brisbane, Australia (2010), in Paris, France (2011 and 2014), in Tunis, Tunisia (2012), in Pohang, South Korea (2013), and in Montreal, Canada (2015), the seventh edition of Network of the Future will be held in Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on November 16-18, 2016.

The timeline/deadlines for NoF are as follows:

  • Paper submission: July 31, 2016 Extended Deadline August 29, 2016
  • Acceptance notification: September 23, 2016
  • Camera-ready paper: September 30, 2016
  • Conference: November 16-18, 2016

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

  • Technologies for Future Internet
  • Network protocols and architectures
  • Autonomous and self-organized networks
  • Self-Management frameworks
  • Quality of service and traffic engineering
  • Cyber-physical systems and the Internet of Things
  • Machine-to-machine networking
  • Cloud computing and networking
  • Software-defined networking and network function virtualization
  • Content distribution networks
  • Wireless and mobile networks
  • Mesh, ad hoc, and sensor networks
  • Vehicular ad hoc networks and intelligent transportation systems
  • Information-centric networking
  • Advances in cellular networks
  • Small Cells
  • Femtocell networks
  • Green computing
  • Mobile Internet applications
  • Security, trust, and privacy challenges
  • User-centric networking
  • Social networking, crowdsourcing, cloud services
  • E-services and smart cities

Submitted papers must present original, unpublished research or experiences. Work-in-progress reports from ongoing research are also encouraged. Submissions should be original and limited to 5 double-column pages (maximum of 2 additional pages allowed - 7 pages in total - with over-length page fee). Papers should follow the IEEE double-column conference paper template and should be submitted in PDF format via Easychair on

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.

Conference Chair
  • Otto Carlos Muniz Bandeira Duarte (UFRJ, Brazil)

Technical Program Committee Chairs
  • Marcelo Dias de Amorim (CNRS, France)
  • Marcelo G. Rubinstein (UERJ, Brazil)

Finance Chairs
  • Igor M. Moraes (UFF, Brazil)
  • Luís Henrique M. K. Costa (UFRJ, Brazil)

Publication Chair
  • Stefano Secci (UPMC, France)

Publicity Chair
  • Michele Nogueira (UFPR, Brazil)

Local Arrangement
  • Miguel Elias M. Campista (UFRJ, Brazil)
  • Pedro B. Velloso (UFRJ, Brazil)

We welcome your contributions and look forward to your participation at NoF 2016.