Call For Papers

ITelCon is an organization which is supported by both pioneering academicians in their fields along with experts and professionals from industry. Sponsored by Elsevier Springer, ITelCon brings together academia, industry, and standardization and authorization bodies, which are the fundamental shareholders of concurrent and emerging technologies in telecommunications and all relevant fields. In 2017, the city of Istanbul will host the prominent and world-class researchers, academicians, and professionals in the area of telecommunications under the umbrella of ITelCon. The conference will include technical sessions and technology panels. In this regard, ITelCon cordially invites researchers, academicians, and professionals to submit papers in all fields and sub-fields of telecommunications. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • MIMO, multi-hop, and cooperative communications
  • HetNets
  • IoE and Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Wireless mobile networks protocols, applications, and services
  • Telecommunications channels characterization, wireless propagation modeling
  • Radio access technologies for 5G and beyond
  • Wireless localization and positioning algorithms and applications
  • Antenna systems and RF design
  • Advanced transceiver algorithms and designs
  • Software defined radio and cognitive radio systems and networks
  • Spectrum management techniques and applications
  • Green communications networks
  • Ad-hoc networks, mesh networks, sensor networks, and machine-to-machine communications
  • Analog and digital signal processing techniques, applications, and implementations
  • Security and privacy issues at physical, MAC, and upper communications layers
  • Modulation, coding, diversity, equalization, synchronization
  • Energy efficient, energy harvesting, and wireless power transfer systems design
  • Multi-user interference modeling, management, cancellation and alignment
  • mmWave, THz, and optical communications
  • Cross-layer design and harmonization
  • Mobile big data and network data analytics
  • Mobility and traffic modeling, management, and optimization
  • Network access, fronthaul, and backhaul schemes
  • Testbed and prototype implementation of wireless technologies and services


ITelCon 2017 is sponsored by Springer Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, (LNEE) with ISSN 1876-1100. Selected papers in the conference proceedings will be published in Istanbul University, International Journal of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (IU – JEEE)

Papers that are not selected to be published in IU – JEEE could be extended and are encouraged to be submitted to a Special Issue in Physical Communications at early March 2018. Details of the Special Issue of interest will be announced on conference website.