IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking
24-28 May 2021 // Virtual Conference

Call For Papers

The 9th International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking seeking original, completed, and unpublished technical papers not currently under review by any other journal, magazine, or conference. Besides the regular technical papers, the conference also welcomes the submission of poster papers that present work in progress, with preliminary results, tutorials, and demos.


  • Software Defined Networks, Network Virtualization, and Network Slicing
  • Communications for Cloud, Edge and Fog
  • Social networking, connected health and multimedia communications
  • Optical Networks and Systems, Radio over Fiber
  • Mobile and Wireless Communications and Networking
  • Image, Speech and Signal Processing for Communications
  • Molecular and Nanoscale Communications
  • Modelling, Semantic Web and Ontologies for the Internet and its Applications
  • Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics in wireless communications and networks
  • Big Data analysis, processing and transmission
  • 5G and beyond Mobile Systems
  • Internet of Things and Sensor Networks
  • Smart grids, M2M and Vehicular Networks
  • Future Internet and Testbeds
  • Network and Service Management
  • Communications and Information Theory
  • Cognitive Radio and Networking
  • Security, Privacy and Trust
  • Sustainable Communications and Computing
  • Edge/Fog computing and networking
  • Drones, UAV, V2X communications
  • Tactile Internet, Ultra Reliable Ultra Low Latency Communications


Please use the Standard IEEE conference templates for LaTeX formats, which are found here. You may also use one of the following templates for Microsoft Word: A4, US letter. Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process, and all submissions must be done through EDAS.

Your paper shouldn’t exceed 6 pages. Please note, however, that you may upload up to 8 pages for the final paper, but additional pages are charged.

Papers should not have plagiarized material and should not have been submitted to any other conference at the same time (double submission). Check these links to learn more:

– IEEE Policy on Plagiarism

– IEEE Policy on Double Submission

To be published in the IEEE BlackSeaCom 2021 Conference Proceedings and to be eligible for publication in the IEEE Xplore, an author of an accepted paper (or an extended abstract for publication in Conference Proceedings) is required to register for the conference at the full (IEEE member or non-member) rate and the paper must be presented by an author of that paper at the conference unless the TPC Chair grants permission for a substitute presenter arranged in advance of the event who is qualified both to present and answer questions. Non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper or the extended abstract. For authors with multiple accepted papers and/or abstracts, one full registration is valid for up to 3 papers.

Find the topic under “Technical Scope” that best matches your paper and list the topic name under Keywords within your paper.


Tutorial proposals should be submitted in PDF format, should not exceed three (3) pages in total, and be sent to the Tutorial Co-Chairs:

Murat Uysal, <>

Mehmet Ulema, <>

Please see the Call for Tutorials for more information.


From the Call For Demos, find the topic under “Technical Scope” that best matches your demo and submit your demo here with a one-page description (as a short paper) formatted according to the Standard IEEE conference templates: