1-3 June 2021 – The ICT 2021 Conference will be hosted in London, United Kingdom on June 1-3, 2021. The aim of this conference is to provide a forum for researchers and technologists to present new advances and contributions in the form of keynotes, tutorials, workshops as well as regular and special sessions with the objective to share ideas and progress in the field of wireless communications, networking, and signal processing.

This twenty eighth edition of the ICT event will focus on promoting new ideas, state-of-the-art research, and development as well as visionary future directions in telecommunications. ICT’2021 seeks highly innovative and state-of-the-art contributions in the form of original technical papers for presentation at the conference and publication in the conference proceedings on the following topics, plus others that are not explicitly listed but are closely related:

Wireless Communications:

  • 5G/6G mobile technologies
  • mm-Wave and Terahertz communications
  • Antenna and RF design and development
  • Single-/multiuser MIMO and massive MIMO
  • Intelligent reflecting surfaces
  • Wireless communication testbeds, measurements and modelling
  • Satellite and space communications
  • Wireless optical communications

Next-generation Networking:

  • Novel network architectural design
  • Network functions virtualization and software defined networking
  • Self-organizing/self-deploying networks
  • Emerging WLANs, WPANs, and WMANs
  • Protocols and architectures for IoT
  • Network coding techniques
  • Cloud and edge computing
  • AI for networking
  • Network security and privacy

Signal Processing for Communications:

  • Machine learning for PHY/MAC design
  • Precoding and beamforming designs
  • Information theory, channel coding and joint source channel coding
  • Signal processing for software defined and cognitive radio
  • Signal processing for cooperative communications
  • Cross-layer design for 5G/6G
  • QoS/QoE provisioning and management
  • Spectrum sensing techniques

Emerging Architectures and Services:

  • Ultra-reliable low-latency communications (URLLC)
  • D2D and M2M communications
  • Heterogeneous networks and small cells
  • ICT for smart cities
  • Smart grid communications
  • Powerline communications
  • Green communications
  • Vehicular communications
  • Multimedia and virtual reality, tactile Internet


  • Paper submission: February 15, 2021

  • Notification date: April 05, 2021
  • Camera-ready paper: April 19, 2021
  • Workshop proposals: January 31, 2021
  • Special session proposals: January 31, 2021
  • Tutorial proposals: March 1, 2021


All papers should be submitted via EDAS. Full instructions and guidelines on how to submit papers are provided on the ICT2021 website: https://ict-21.org/