Topics

The conference will feature a comprehensive technical program with technical tracks on:

Track 1: Communications
Track 2: Network and Information Technologies
Track 3: Satellite
Track 4: Broadband and Photonics

Track 1 – Communications
Advanced communication techniques
Antenna technologies
Business applications of telecommunications
Communication theory
Communications protocols
Earth terminal systems
Effects of legislation and regulation on telecommunications
Frameworks for wireless security
Information assurance
Integrated services for disaster relief
Location- and context-aware distributed systems
Management of telecommunications in organizations
Military applications and architectures
Modulation and coding
Radio communications
Regulatory and spectrum sharing issues
Software-defined radios
System integration and interoperability
Use of distributed services over wireless

Track 2 – Network and IT
Adoption and diffusion of networking technologies
Computer networks
Cross-border network-based information systems
Design and performance evaluation of new network application and systems
Designing, deploying and using networked systems in specialized sectors (i.e. Health, Education, Manufacturing)
Emerging networking trends
Enterprise networks
Grid, cluster and Internet computing
Internetworking and network protocols
Mobile computing, mobile networks, and mobile agents
Mobility and m-commerce issues
Network architectures, services, switching, routing, and applications
Network convergence
Network management and security
Network measurements, performance analysis and evaluation
Network pricing issues and strategies
Network Resource and QoS
Optical network
Outsourcing of networking and data communication services
Peer-to-peer
Pervasive Computing Environments
Sensor, mesh, and ad hoc networks
Standards and network interoperability issues
Strategic use of networking technologies
Success factors of networked systems
Telecommuting, remote access and VPN
IoT and IoE
Smart City

Track 3 – Satellite
Advances in launching spacecraft
Interactivity via Satellite
Inter-satellite links
Nanosatellites
Novel satellite-enabled Services
Propagation and mitigation techniques at Ku, Ka, and V-bands
Rapid response payloads
Satellite architecture
Satellite payload
Satellite subsystems and components
Terrestrial-airborne-space integration
Unmanned aerial vehicles, navigation and satellite communications

Track 4 – Broadband & Photonics
Optical Communication
Microwave Photonic
Optical Component for Analog System
Optical Signal Processing
Radio over Fiber
Non-linear photonic technology
Optical Transport Networks
Optical Access Network
Visible Optical Communication System
On-Chip Optical Network
Software-defined Optical Networks