Call for papers

European Wireless (EW) is a key venue for European and worldwide researchers to be acquainted with the latest trends in wireless communications and networking. The 26th edition of EW (EW 2021) will be held in Verona, Italy, in Nov. 10-12, 2021. The main theme of EW 2021 is “Virtualization paradigms and satellite integration in future generation wireless communications”.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Radio Access Network and Backhaul/Fronthaul

  • Design of mmWave radio access for 5G and beyond
  • Low-cost radio, full-duplex, scalable, sustainable, low-complexity access systems
  • Mobile base stations based on UAVs and drones for 5GB
  • Optimization and resource allocation
  • Channel modeling and propagation
  • Modulation & coding
  • Interference management, localization and positioning
  • Error-correcting codes for 5G and beyond
  • Internet of Things
  • Virtualization of radio access network
  • Slicing of wireless virtual resources
  • Cloud radio access network
  • Fundamental limits, information theory for wireless
  • Wired-wireless integration
  • Ultra-Wideband Communications
  • Optical wireless and visible light communications
  • Energy efficient and Green communications
  • Emerging concepts: machine learning, big data analytics and information processing, programmable surfaces for wireless transmissions, molecular communications
  • Testbeds for future generation radio access networks
  • Mobility management and billing technologies
Edge and Core Network
  • Protocols and architectures, and resource allocation
  • Metrics for quality-of-service (QoS) and quality-of-experience (QoE)
  • Network coding
  • Mobile Edge Cloud
  • Distributed computing and distributed storage
  • SDN-NFV and virtual network resource slicing
  • Distributed caching, multi-tenancy, cloud computing and edge computing
  • Machine learning for edge and core future generations networks. Autonomic networks
  • Application layer: Mobile apps and platforms, emerging applications in wireless networks
  • Quantum communications, protocols and quantum Internet

Satellite-5G integration

  • AI and Machine Learning for SatCom
  • Coding, modulation and synchronization
  • Multiple Access techniques
  • MIMO, multi-user detection & diversity techniques
  • Fading and interference mitigation techniques
  • Network slicing
  • Radio Resource Management
  • Smart on-board processing techniques
  • MEC schemes for integrated 5G-satellite networks
  • SDN/NFV for integrated 5G-satellite networks
  • Very/Ultra High Throughput Satellites
  • Optical feeder links
  • Massive M2M/IoT over satellite
  • Swarm of nano and pico satellites technologies
  • Mega Constellations
  • NTN Standardisation within 3GPP
  • Satellite demonstrations and trials
  • Big Data over Satellite

5G and Beyond Verticals and Services

  • Tactile internet, ultra-low latency communications, ultra-reliable communications
  • Internet of Things, machine-type communications
  • Smart cities
  • Vehicular communications
  • Industry views on future wireless networks
  • Regional visions and requirements for future networks

Wireless Security

  • Security and Privacy
  • Physical-Layer Security for 5G and Beyond
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Secure solutions for SDN and NFV

In addition, you can submit a paper to the EW2020 Special Sessions HERE!

EW 2020 is committed to the highest publication and ethical standards through a rigorous single-blind peer-review process. Submitted manuscripts must be original and not be published or under review elsewhere. Papers must not infringe any copyright or third party right. Conference content will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.


Important Dates
Paper submission: April 16, 2021 *** FINAL DEADLINE ***
Notification of acceptance: May 23, 2021 
Camera ready due: June 6, 2021

General Chair: Fabrizio Granelli (University of Trento, Italy)
Technical Program Chairs: Riccardo Bassoli (TU Dresden, Germany), Tomaso De Cola (DLR, Germany)