2021 30th IEEE Wireless and Optical Communications Conference (WOCC 2021)
Oct 7-8, 2021, Taipei City, Taiwan
(Due to COVID-19 pandemic, WOCC 2021 will be in hybrid form.)

Paper submission: https://www.edas.info/N28769 [Deadline (extended):  August 1, 2021]
Conference Website: http://www.wocc.org/

NOTE: WOCC 2021 will present Charles Kao Best Paper Award to authors whose works show significant and original 
research in the fields related to the conference topics. The winners of the awards will receive a $200 cash award 
with a certificate and be announced in the WOCC conference.

The 30th Wireless and Optical Communications Conference (WOCC 2021) is an IEEE international conference and 
will be a platform for researchers and professionals from academia, industry, and government to exchange the 
new findings and latest developments in wireless and optical communications as well as networking. 
Original technical papers are solicited. All the accepted and presented papers will be published in the WOCC 2021 
Conference Proceedings, which will be in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Authors are invited to submit unpublished 
and original works. Either 2-page Extended Abstracts or 3-5 page Full Papers are welcome to one of four symposia in WOCC 2021. The topics include, but are not limited, to the following:

- Wireless Communications and Networking Symposium
• Radio access technologies (4G/5G/6G) and heterogeneous networks
• Novel antenna systems (wideband, extremely large aperture arrays), propagation, RF design and mmWave
• Signal processing (transmission and reception) for sub-6GHz and mmWave
• Multiple antenna systems: massive MIMO, hybrid beamforming
• Multi-cell cooperation and interference management
• Spectrum sharing, spectrum management, and cognitive radio
• Wireless networks: cross-layer design, security and services
• Mobile ad-hoc and wireless sensor networks
• Green communications and networking
• Unmanned aerial vehicle communications, vehicular networks, and telematics
• Wireless network modeling and performance analysis
• Wireless body area networks
• Cloud/Fog radio access networks

- Optical Communications and Photonics Symposium
• Optical communications for long-haul and metro networks
• Optical access networks for fixed and mobile services
• Optical interconnections for data center applications
• Software defined networking (SDN) for optical networks
• Optical networking for data center and computing applications
• Optical networking in 5G/6G systems
• Fibers and fiber devices
• Optoelectronic devices, amplifiers, and lasers
• Quantum and Nonlinear optics as well as nano-photonics
• Radio-over-fiber and microwave photonics
• Free space and visible light communications
• Optical sensors and networks

- Emerging Networks and Future Internet Symposium
• Future internet and next-generation network architectures
• Networking technologies for Internet of things (IoT)
• Hybrid wireless-optical networks
• Access systems and networks 
• Network virtualization (NV) and services
• Network security, privacy, survivability, and resilience strategies
• Provisioning, monitoring, and management of IP services
• Overlay networks and P2P networking
• Social networking and computing
• Cloud/Edge computing
• Software-defined networking (SDN)
• Routing issues and technologies
• Tactile internet
• Data center networks
• Information-centric networks
• Internet of things with artificial intelligence (AIoT)
• Mobile ad hoc and sensor networks
• Emerging mobile applications and services
• Novel Internet applications
• Fault tolerance, reliability and survivability

- Big Data and Machine Learning Symposium
• Artificial intelligence (AI) integration for wireless and optical communications
• Machine learning (ML) for communications and networking
• Big data visualization, algorithms, and systems for communications and networking
• Big data analytics and machine learning for QoS in communications and networking 
• Big data analytics and machine learning for adaptive and accurate resource allocation
• Big data analytics and machine learning for network management and self-organized networks 
• Probabilistic and statistical models and theories for communication and networking
• Real-time coding, streaming of large volume interactive multimedia
• Cloud-based big data, IoT, and multimedia computing and communications
• Scalable data management for big data and IoT
• Applications of data science in healthcare, finance, business, education, etc.

Important Dates:
Paper Submission	 Aug  1, 2021 (Extended)
Acceptance Notification	 Aug 22, 2021
Final Paper Submission	 Aug 29, 2021

Paper submission: https://www.edas.info/N28769
For more details,http://www.wocc.org/

TPC Co-Chairs of WOCC2021
Chuan-Ming Liu, Taipei Tech, Taiwan
Shu-Ming Tseng, Taipei Tech, Taiwan
Jen-Yeu Chen, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan