Call for papers and proposals

EuCNC 2019 is the 28th edition of a successful series of a conference in telecommunications, sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society and the European Association for Signal Processing, and supported by the European Commission.

The conference focuses on various aspects of 5G communications systems and networks, including cloud and virtualisation solutions, management technologies, and vertical application areas. It targets to bring together researchers from all over the world to present the latest research results, and it is one of the main venues for demonstrating the results of research projects, especially from R&D programmes co-financed by the European Commission.

The EuCNC 2019 will be held in Valencia, Spain, from 18th to 21st June 2019. All the information is available at, and you can always consult the Twitter account (@EuCNC) or Facebook ( for updates.

EuCNC 2019 will be co-located with the Global 5G Event, which brings together the world 5G industrial associations: 5G-IA, IMT-2020, 5G-Forum, 5G-MF, 5G-Brasil and 5G-Americas.

The conference program will include:

Key dates:

08 Feb. 2019 – Deadline for submission of papers for regular oral sessions

08 Feb. 2019 – Deadline for submission of proposals for workshops, special sessions, and tutorials

22 Mar. 2019 – Notification of acceptance of workshops, special sessions, and tutorials

15 Mar. 2019 – Deadline for submission of extended abstracts for posters

12 Apr. 2019 – Deadline for submission of proposals for exhibitions

15 Apr. 2019 – Notification of acceptance of papers and extended abstracts

26 Apr. 2019 – Deadline for final papers for all sessions and workshops

26 Apr. 2019 – Deadline for authors registration

17 May 2019 – Draft program available

  • General Chair: Pearse O’Donohue, European Commision, BE
  • Steering Committee Chairs: Luis M. Correia, IST-U.Lisbon, PT, Bernard Barani, E.C., BE
  • Technical Program Chair: Narcis Cardona, iTEAM – U.P. Valencia, ES
  • Track Co-Chairs:

PHY – Physical Layer and Fundamentals: David Lopez-Perez, Nokia Bell Labs, IE, Laurent Clavier, U. Lille, FR, Takahiro Aoyagi, Tokyo I.T., JP

RAS – Radio Access and Softwarisation: Konstantinos Katzis, E.C.U., CY, Luzango Mfupe, C.S.I.R., ZA, Muhammad Z. Shakir, U. West Scotland, UK

WOS – Wireless, Optical and Satellite Networks: Salvador Sales, U.P. Valencia, ES, Antonio Grilo, IST – U. Lisbon, PT, Nader S. Alagha, ESTEC, NL

NET – Network Softwarisation: Hamed Ahmadi, U.C.D., UK, Zaheer Khan, CWC Oulu, FI, Jeongchang Kim, KMOU, KR

VAP – Vertical Applications and Internet of Things: Carlos Palau, U.P. Valencia, ES, Kamran Sayrafian, N.I.S.T., USA, Gordana Gardasevic, U. Banja Luka, BIH

OPE – Operational & Experimental Insights: Benoit Derat, Rohde & Schwarz, DE, Andres Navarro, ICESI, CO, Mansoor Hanif, OFCOM, UK

  • Panels Co-Chairs: Pavlos Fournogerakis, E.C., BE, Jose Monserrat, iTEAM – U.P. Valencia, ES, Javier Gozalvez, U.M.H., ES
  • Special Sessions Co-Chairs: David Gomez-Barquero, U.P. Valencia, ES, Chiara Buratti, U. Bologna, IT
  • Workshops Co-Chairs: Ramon Aguero, U. Cantabria, ES, Bosco Fernandes, COMCON, DE
  • Exhibitions Co-Chairs: Jorge Pereira, E.C., BE, Uwe Herzog, EURESCOM, DE, Conchi Garcia, iTEAM –U.P. Valencia, ES, David Garcia, iTEAM –U.P. Valencia
  • Tutorials Co-Chairs: Claude Oestges, U.C.L., BE, Thomas Kuerner, U. Braunschweig, DE
  • Publication Co-Chairs: Irene Alepuz, iTEAM – U.P. Valencia, ES, Daniel Calabuig, iTEAM – U.P. Valencia, ES
  • EURASIP Liaison: Fernando Pereira, IST – U. Lisbon, PT
  • COST Liaison: Ralph Stubner, COST, BE
  • URSI Liaison: Sana Salous, U. Durham, UK
  • IEEE/ComSoc Liaison: Hikmet Sari, Sequans, FR
  • Publicity Chair: Baldomero Coll-Perales, U.M.H., ES
  • Communication Chair: Alicia Abad, iTEAM – U.P. Valencia, ES
  • Financial Chair: Teresa Pardo, iTEAM – U.P. Valencia, ES
  • Local Arrangements Chair: Viajes El Corte Inglés, MICE, ES