IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications
14-17 November 2016 – #IEEEGreenComm


Enhancing Energy efficiency is a worldwide objective towards reducing carbon emissions and strengthening the long term security of energy supply. For instance, in Europe the climate and energy package targets a 20% reduction in energy demands by 2020. ICT plays a major role in this endeavor and it is now widely accepted that energy efficiency is a key performance indicator in the next wave of innovations in communication systems.

In its 6th edition, the 2016 IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications (IEEE OnlineGreenComm’16) is a mature forum to present, debate and discuss novel research and technological developments in the area of green communications and networking. The IEEE OnlineGreenComm’16 solicits original, unpublished research paper submissions from industrial, academic, and other non-profit or public sector research institutions reporting ideas and results on green communications and networking. Submissions will be peer-reviewed and accepted papers will be archived in the IEEE Xplore. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following areas:


ICT Greening Solutions:

  • Networking, protocols and architectures
  • Communication management
  • Multi-service architectures for network convergence and consolidation
  • Wired, fiber, and optical networks
  • Wireless and cellular networks
  • Data center networks
  • Content delivery networks
  • Cloud computing
  • Software-defined networks (SDN)
  • Secure networking
  • Vehicular communication networks
  • Sensor and ad-hoc networks
  • Body area networks & wearable devices networking
  • Measurement & profiling
  • Low-power data processing
  • Energy harvesting
  • Low power wide area networks (LPWAN)
  • Deep-space communications
  • Quantum communications
  • Low power electronics
  • Network-on-chip solutions
  • Sensor design
  • Devices for Internet of Things
  • Internet of Things platforms
  • Life-cycle assessment of energy consumption


Green Society Solutions based on ICT Communication Technologies:

  • Smart cities
  • Smart sensing
  • Smart grids
  • E-health
  • Energy-efficient buildings
  • Industrial automation
  • Big data towards a greener society
  • Machine-to-Machine communications (M2M)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)
  • Sustainable communication platforms
  • Infrastructure for online education and remote teaching
  • Green crowdsourcing applications for mobile devices


In addition, submissions about relevant standardization efforts, field trials, and testbeds related to the previous topics are welcomed.

Technology research is expected to focus on high impact solutions addressing energy, greenhouse gas emissions, or other sustainability related problems. While submissions on energy efficiency improvements are encouraged, reports on efficiency improvements on other metrics must include a clearly articulated and substantial connection to energy or sustainability.

The IEEE Online GreenComm Conference is itself an experiment in green communications, implemented online through teleconferencing tools. Although online only, Online GreenComm is still a full-fledged IEEE ComSoc conference, adhering to the same high standards of IEEE ComSoc. Peer reviewed conference papers will be published and archived through IEEE Xplore and presentations will be made available at IEEE ComSoc Webcasts. Streaming of conference sessions will be scheduled at different times of day in order to adequately serve all continents.


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Important Dates:
Paper Submission Deadline: August 21, 2016
Acceptance Notification: September 30, 2016
Camera Ready Version Due: October 12, 2016
Conference Dates: November 14-16, 2016