Call for Papers

Call for Papers


ICTC is the unique global premier event for researchers, industry professionals, and academics interested in the latest developments in the emerging industrial convergence centered around the information and communication technologies (ICT). More specifically, it will address challenges with realizing ICT convergence over the various industrial sectors, including the infrastructures and applications in wireless & mobile communications, smart devices & consumer appliances, mobile cloud computing, green communication, healthcare and bio-informatics, and intelligent transportation.

The conference is organized by KICS with the technical co-sponsorship of IEEE Communications Society and IEICE Communications Society. The conference will include plenary sessions, technical sessions, and invited industrial sessions. Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings with an assigned ISBN number and submitted to IEEE Xplore, Scopus, and EI Compendex. You are invited to submit papers in all areas of infrastructures, services, technologies, and applications for ICT convergence.


Potential topics in this conference include, but are not limited to:

1.Wireless & Mobile Communication Systems and Infrastructure
2.5G, 4G, LTE, LTE-Advanced, WLAN, WPAN, WBAN
3.Communication Networks and Future Internet Technologies
4.Information & Communication Theory, and Their Applications
5.Mobile Cloud Computing & Communication Systems and Applications
6.Smart Media & Broadcasting, and Smart Devices/Appliances
7.Green Communication Technologies and Solutions
8.Indoor Positioning and Navigation Systems
9.Energy Internet, Smart Grid Infrastructure and Applications
10.Maritime Communications Systems & Networks
11.Vehicular Information and Communication Technologies
12.u-Healthcare Systems, and Bio-informatics & Its Applications
13.Military and Defense Technologies
14.SDN and Network Virtualization
15.CCN/CDN/ICN/Delay-tolerant networks
16.Public Protection & Disaster Relief (PPDR) Communication
17.Internet of Things (IoT), Internet of Everything (IoE), Web of Objects (WoO)
18.Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and D2D Communications
19.Encryption and Security for ICT Convergence
20.Signal and Image Processing
21.Smart Cities
22.Mobile S/W and Data Science
23.Big Data and Smart Computing
24.Intelligent Transportation Systems
25.Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
26.Other Services and Applications for ICT Convergence


ICTC 2016 invites the submission of original, unpublished research work (including position papers) that is not currently under review elsewhere. Authors may submit either a 6-page full paper for selected journal publication or a 3-page short paper via The submissions should be formatted with single-spaced, two-column pages using at least 10 pt (or higher) size fonts on A4 or letter pages in IEEE style format. The camera-ready version for an accepted paper cannot exceed 6 pages for a full paper. Detailed formatting and submission instructions will be available on the conference web site (

Manuscript Format File


During ICTC 2016, Keynote Speeches and Special Talks will be delivered by high level VIPs and prominent speakers from ETRI, Qualcomm, Intel, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Microsoft, Cisco, Huawei, LG U+, KT, SKT, and so on.


Proposals are invited for half-day or full-day workshops in the areas of communications, networks, or other ICT-related topics. For any inquiries on workshops, please contact Workshop Co-Chairs, Prof. Sungrae Cho at or The deadline for workshop proposals is June 1, 2016. Proposals are invited for half-day or full-day workshops in the areas of communications, networks, or other ICT-related topics. For any inquiries on workshops, please contact at


The accepted paper will be presented either in an oral session or poster session. All accepted papers will appear in the ICTC 2016 proceedings and will be submitted to IEEE Xplore only if at least one of the authors attends the conference to present the paper.


Extended versions of selected papers will be invited for publication in SCI-indexed journals such as Journal of Communications and Networks, ETRI Journal, Int’l Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Springer Peer-to-Peer Networking & Applications Journal, and other journals including Information Journal (Scopus), KICS Journal, and ICT Express Journal after an express review and revisions.


ICTC 2016 will present the Best Paper Awards to the authors of selected outstanding papers.



  • Paper Submission Deadline: (Finally Extended to) July 31, 2016
  • Notification of Acceptance: August 26, 2016
  • Camera Ready Deadline: September 9, 2016
  • Author Registration Deadline: September 9, 2016

For any inquiries on ICTC 2016, please contact TPC Chair:
Prof. Sang-Jo Yoo (Inha Univ.,