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Paper Submission 


The motto for WTC2010 will be:

Telecommunications: the Infrastructure for the 21st Century

Telecommunications is the major enabler of new ways of working in the 21st Century. There have been dramatic changes in network architecture and service capabilities over the past 20 years in response to new needs and applications. The World Telecommunications Congress brings together leading experts from industry, academia and government to map out the future requirements for telecommunications technologies, applications and policy.

The World Telecommunications Congress builds on the traditions of quality, timeliness and open interaction from its origins in the ISS (International Switching Symposium) and ISSLS (International Symposium on Services and Local Access).

You are cordially invited to submit papers to WTC 2010, to be held in Vienna. Particularly relevant topics for papers are suggested below.

More than 300 International, European and National representatives are expected to attend.



A. Network and Technology Development
•Data and network security
•Fixed and mobile access networks
•Future Internet
•Mobile ad-hoc, mesh and sensor networks
•Network and service management
•Next Generation Networks
•Optical networks for access, metro and core networks
•Quality of Service and traffic control
B. Applications & Services
•Ambient-assisted living
•Cloud/Grid computing
•Fixed-Mobile convergence
•Gaming architecture
•New video communications and content distribution
•Service development & deployment platforms

C. Emerging Business Models

•Economics of new generation services
•E-Government, E-Health, E-Learning
•Green Telecoms
•(Mobile) Advertising
•Telecommunications as a productivity enabler
•Vertical applications in different business areas

D. Regulatory and Policy Issues

•Network neutrality
•Bridging the digital divide
•Next-Generation Voice Regulation
•Privacy & personal security
•Spectrum Issues and the Digital Dividend
•Standardisation strategy

E. Other Telecommunications-related Issues
Check the Instruction for Authors


Submissions and Selection Criteria

Authors are invited to submit either full papers or short papers describing original, previously unpublished work, not currently under review by another conference or journal, addressing a novel aspect of the topic.  All papers will be peer-reviewed and accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings .
Papers must be submitted electronically via EDAS ( and must conform to the templates available on this conference websites under "Instructions for Authors".

Full technical papers may be no longer than 6 pages.  Short business application papers are primarily intended for work in progress or contributions on recent trends and issues. They should be no longer than 3 pages and should provide a succinct summary of the author’s contribution.
All submissions will be assessed on the basis of quality, novelty and relevance to the conference themes. Acceptance of a paper and publication in the proceedings is conditional on at least one author registering at the full rate and presenting the paper at the conference.

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