[hpc-announce] FNC 2023: Change of conference date and due dates

Debnath, Jayanta debnathj at marshall.edu
Sun Mar 12 19:44:34 CDT 2023

The 18th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
August 14-16, 2023

Future Networks and Communications (FNC) research effort will help achieve a major promise of emerging technologies such as ubiquitous access to broadband, supporting vital applications in our daily lives such as health, energy consumption, environment transport, entertainment or education. The scope of FNC is the development of energy-efficient future network infrastructures that support the convergence and interoperability of heterogeneous mobile, wired and wireless broadband network technologies as enablers of the future Internet. This includes but is not limited to ubiquitous fast broadband access and ultra-high-speed end-to-end optical connectivity, supporting open services and innovative ambient applications. The scope also embraces novel and evolutionary approaches to tackle network architectures, considering users and societal needs for success.

Important Dates
- Workshop Proposal Due:  February 20, 2023
- Paper Submission Due:    April 4, 2023 (Extended)
- Acceptance Notification:  May 15, 2023
- Final Manuscript Due:      June 12, 2023

All FNC 2023 accepted papers will be published by Elsevier Science in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series online. Procedia Computer Science is hosted by Elsevier on www.Elsevier.com<http://www.Elsevier.com> and on Elsevier content platform ScienceDirect (www.sciencedirect.com<http://www.sciencedirect.com>) and will be freely available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will be indexed by Scopus (www.scopus.com<http://www.scopus.com>) and by Thomson Reuters' Conference Proceeding Citation Index (http://thomsonreuters.com/conference-proceedings-citation-index/). All papers in Procedia will also be indexed by Scopus (www.scopus.com<http://www.scopus.com>) and Engineering Village (Ei) (www.engineeringvillage.com<http://www.engineeringvillage.com>). This includes EI Compendex (www.ei.org/compendex<http://www.ei.org/compendex>). Moreover, all accepted papers will be indexed in DBLP (http://dblp.uni-trier.de/). The papers will contain linked references, XML versions and citable DOI numbers. You will be able to provide a hyperlink to all delegates and direct your conference website visitors to your proceedings. Selected papers will be invited for publication in the following special issues:

- International Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing (IF: 7.104), by Springer (http://www.springer.com/engineering/journal/12652)
- International Journal of Computing and Informatics (IF: 0.524), (http://www.cai.sk/ojs/index.php/cai/index)
- International Journal of Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice (IF: 5.594), by Elsevier (https://www.journals.elsevier.com/transportation-research-part-a-policy-and-practice/)
- International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking (IF:  3.030) (Pending), Elsevier (https://www.journals.elsevier.com/computer-networks)

FNC 2023 will be held in conjunction with the 19th International Conference on Mobile Systems and Pervasive Computing (MobiSPC http://cs-conferences.acadiau.ca/mobispc-23/).

FNC 2023 will be held in Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax is located on the east coast of Canada and is approximately a 6-hour flight from London, UK and a 2-hour flight from Toronto, Ontario. Halifax is a vibrant and modern city which is home to multiple academic institutions and where visitors can enjoy a variety of activities and entertainment from whale watching to Jazz festivals to world-class cuisine. Halifax is also home to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic which contains the world largest collection of Titanic artifacts. Nova Scotia is a picturesque province with many National and Provincial parks, and as stated in the Guinness Book of World Records, has the highest tides in the world.

General Chair
  Ladislav Hluchy, Institute of Informatics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia

Program Chairs
  Jamal Bentahar, Concordia University, Canada
  Haroon Malik, Marshall University, USA

Local Chairs

  Maen Artimy, Canada

  Hassan Raza, Canada

Workshops Chair
  Stéphane Galland, UTBM, France

International Journals Chair
  Atta Badii, Reading University, UK

Publicity Chairs
  Jayanta Debnath, Marshall University, USA
  Wim Ectors, Hasselt University, Belgium
  Mohammed Erritali, University Sultane Moulay Slimane, Morocco
  Jake Speiran, Acadia University, Canada
  Farhan Ullah, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

Advisory Committee
  Soumaya Cherkaoui, Sherbrooke University, Canada
  Erol Gelenbe, Imperial College, UK
  Roch Glitho, Concordia University, Canada
  Zygmunt J. Haas, Cornell University, USA
  Philippe Martins, Telecom Paris Tech, France
  Peter Sloot, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands
  David Taniar, Monash University, Australia

Technical Program Committee

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