WTS 2018 Call for Papers

17th ANNUAL WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYMPOSIUM (WTS 2018)
April 18-20, 2018, Phoenix (Chandler), Arizona, USA
Technical Co-Sponsor: IEEE Communications Society
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We invite the submission of applied research papers to the 17th Annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, WTS 2018, which will be held April 18-20, 2018 in Phoenix (Chandler), Arizona, USA. For further information, visit www.cpp.edu/wtsi..

The Wireless Telecommunications Symposium brings together industry professionals and academics from companies, governmental agencies, and universities around the world to exchange information on advances in mobile communications and wireless networking technology, business, policy, applications and security. Past WTS participants have included Dr. Vinton Cerf, Dr. Robert Kahn, and Dr. Leonard Kleinrock, Internet pioneers; Martin Cooper, “Father of the Cell Phone”; Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Co-Founder and Former CEO of QUALCOMM; and Mike Lazaridis, Founder and former Vice-Chairman, Blackberry.

The theme for WTS 2018 will be "Global Wireless Communications: Theory and Practice”. Planned highlights of WTS 2018 include executive presentations and keynote addresses; presentations of accepted academic and practitioner research papers; panel discussions; tutorials and workshops; a poster paper session; and a doctoral students’ session. 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. The proceedings also will be distributed at the Symposium via a CD. Awards will be given for the most outstanding paper presented and best graduate and undergraduate student papers presented. Some selected high-quality papers from WTS 2018 will be considered for publication in the international journal Annals of Telecommunications published by Springer, pending their successful extension and an expedited review process.

Topic areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Wireless Internet and Multimedia
Satellite Based Systems
Global Wireless Services, Business & Applications
Mobile Operating Systems & Architectures
Mobile and Wireless Network Security and Privacy
Wireless Modeling, Algorithms & Simulation
QoS and Wireless Network Reliability
Mobile & Cloud Computing
Wireless and Healthcare
Spread-Spectrum/CDMA/OFDM Technologies
RFID Systems & Applications
IoT Device Connection Efficiency
IoT Security
Mobile IP and Cloud Security

Wireless Communications Investments & Ventures
WLANs, WPANs, and Femtocells
4G, 5G and Beyond Wireless Networks & Systems
Wireless and New Generation Media
Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
Spectrum Management and Policy
Wireless M2M and Home Networks
Wireless Telecommunications Management
GPS and Indoor Geolocation Systems
Mobile Cellular TV
Big Data Analytics in Telecommunications
Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) Network
Mobile and Cloud Digital Forensics
Mobile Cybersecurity and Phishing

Important Dates
  • January 7, 2018: Paper submission deadline
  • February 4, 2018: Notification of acceptance
  • March 4, 2018: Camera-ready submissions
WTS 2018 Program Committee Chairs
WTS Committee Chairs
  • General Chair: Dr. Steven Powell, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Program Chair: Dr. JP Shim, Georgia St. University