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LANC 2011 - 6th Latin America Networking Conference 2011 (LANC 2011)



VenueQuito, Ecuador Ecuador



Topics/Call fo Papers

Latin America Networking Conference 2011 (LANC 2010 - in cooperation with IFIP TC6 and ACM SIGCOMM)
Encouraging Network Research in Latin America
Quito, Ecuador, 12-14 October 2011

(Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios en Inform?tica) in cooperation with IFIP TC6 and ACM SIGCOMM

General Chair
HÈctor Cancela, U. de la Rep˙blica, UY

Honorary General Chair:
RamÛn Puigjaner, Universitat Illes Balears , ES

Steering Committee
RamÛn C?ceres, AT&T Labs, US
Ernst L. Leiss, U. of Houston, US
David R. Oran, CISCO, US
Ana Pont, U. PolitÈcnica Valencia, ES
Rodrigo Santos, U. Nacional del Sur, AR

Technical Program Committee Co-Chairs
Gabriela Barrantes, U. de Costa Rica, CR
Eduardo Cerqueira, U. Federal de Para, BR

Organizing Committee Chairs
JosÈ A. Gil, U. PolitÈcnica de Valencia, ES
Alejandro Casares, Pontificia U. CatÛlica del Ecuador, EC

Technical Program Committee

Antonio J. G. Abelem, UFPA, BR

Mikolaj Leszczuk, AGH, PL

Rashid Mehmood, Swansea University, UK

Jussara M. Almeida, UFMG, BR

Harry Perros, NCSU, US

MarÌlia Curado, University of Coimbra, PT

Marinho P. Barcellos, UFRGS, BR

Javier Baliosian, UDELAR, UY

BenjamÌn Bar?n, UNA, PY

David Oran, CISCO, US

Luciana Buriol, UFRGS, BR

Enrique Carrera, ESPE, EC

Jaudelice de Oliveira, Drexel University, US

Eduardo Grampin, UDELAR, UY

Edmundo Monteiro University of Coimbra, PT

Augusto Neto, UFC, BR

JosÈ Piquer, UCH, CL

Francisco Quiles, UCLM, ES

Boris Ramos, ESPOL, EC

Gerardo Rubino, INRIA / IRISA, FR

Ronaldo Sales, IME, BR

Ariel Sabiguero, UDELAR, UY

Siraj A. Shaikh, Coventry University, UK

Nicol?s Stier, Columbia University, US

Reinaldo Vallejos, UTFSM, CL

Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, UFRGS, BR

Oscar Nunez, PUC, PE

Eng Keong Lua, Carnegie Mellon University, SG

Xavi Masip, UPC, ES

Edjair Mota, UFAM, BR

Antonio Pescape, UNINA, IT

Jo Ueyama, USP, BR

Sherali Zeadally, University of the District of Columbia, US

Ramon Gesa, UDG, ES

Germinal Isern, NEU, US

Marcelo MejÌa, ITAM, MX

Jennifer Rexford, Princeton University, US

Claudio Righetti, University of Buenos Aires, AR

Otto Spaniol, RWTH Aachen University, DE

Yutaka Takahashi, Kyoto University, JP

MarÌa Villapol, UVC, VE

Full paper submission:
June 6th, 2011
Notification of acceptance:
July 18, 2011
Camera-ready copy:
August 5, 2011


The Latin America Networking Conference 2011 will provide an international technical forum for experts from industry and academia everywhere in the world, but especially from the Latin American countries, to exchange ideas and present results of ongoing research in networking. Topics include, but are not limited to:

- Low cost access networks
- Sensor and actor networks
- Low rate communications
- Quality of Service and Quality of Experience in communication systems
- Delay and Disruption Tolerant Networks
- Multimedia networking systems
- National communication infrastructures
- Wireless communications
- PC computation
- Applications for productivity
- Internet based applications
- Web infrastructure
- Network management
- Network performance evaluation
- Network security
- Optical Communications
- Protocols and routing
- Green and Energy-efficient communications
- Smart grid communications
- Social Multimedia Networking

Submission of papers that cover solutions of specific network problems of this region of the
world is especially encouraged.

Papers should be uploaded electronically, preferably in .pdf format, to the Easychair website: .
For general questions, check the conference website
or contact

Authors submitting a paper must state that it has not been published before and is not being submitted elsewhere. Full papers should be no more than 15 pages, 12pt, including figures, and should follow the style indicated in the conference website. The first page must contain an abstract of about 150 words, name and affiliation of author(s), as well as the lead authorís postal address, telephone numbers, fax numbers, and e-mail.

Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and distributed to the conference attendees. At least one of the authors must register for the conference by August 5, 2011 and attend the conference to present the paper.

Submitted papers must be in English; accepted papers must be presented in English.

All submitted papers will have at least two reviews. Acceptance will be based on originality, quality, relevance and the practical value of the work.

All accepted papers will be published in the ACM Digital Library and in a CD with its own ISBN. The CD will be available at the Conference.

There will be a special issue of the CLEI electronic journal ( devoted to extended versions of a selection of the papers presented at LANC.

Travel Support
IFIP TC6 Student Travel Grant Programme
Under the IFIP TC6 Student Travel Grant Programme, students or young researchers from an IFIP member country may apply for partial funding to assist them towards paying their travel and accommodation costs when attending the 6th Latin America Networking Conference 2011.

Young researchers are researchers who have not yet completed their studies up to, and including a doctoral degree. Such persons would normally not be older than 35 years on the 1st October 2011. An Awards Committee reviews the application and awards a grant where the applicant would not otherwise have the resources to attend a conference or workshop, with benefits to both the student and the symposium.

Grants are for the applicants travel and lodging expenses only and will not exceed 500 Ä per grant. The maximum of the grant is fixed and any claims in excess of 500 Ä will not be considered.

The information about how to apply for grants will be published at LANC webpage

Last modified: 2011-05-09 06:39:49