IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking
6–9 June 2022 // Sofia, Bulgaria



Information for authors presenting onsite and remotely

  • Full/Special Session Tracks: Please, prepare a video/audio recording of your presentation of a 15-20 min duration and upload it to EDAS. Please, see the Guidelines for virtual presentation recording for more information.
    Presenters/authors must still be present during the actual session to answer questions/comments, otherwise, papers will be labeled as ’NO SHOW’. Please, upload your files latest by June 1, 2022.
  • Work-in-Progress Track:
    • Onsite participation – if you are presenting onsite, prepare a pdf file of your poster, it is possible to have your poster printed by the Local Host. In this case, you should upload your pdf by June 1, 2022. Please use these instructions to prepare your poster.
    • Remote participation – in the case that you are presenting remotely, create a video/audio recording of your poster and upload it to EDAS. You must be present remotely during the scheduled time for your poster presentation to answer questions. Otherwise, papers will be labeled as’ NO SHOW’. Upload your files latest by June 1, 2022.

Call for Papers Deadline: April 15, 2022

The 10th International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking seeks original, completed, and unpublished technical papers not currently under review by any other journal, magazine, or conference. Besides the regular technical papers, the conference also welcomes the submission of poster papers that present work in progress, with preliminary results, tutorials, and demos.


  • Software-defined networks, network virtualization, and network slicing
  • Communications and networks for cloud, edge and fog
  • Social networking, connected health, and multimedia communications
  • Optical networks and systems, radio over fiber
  • Mobile and wireless communications and networking
  • Image, speech and signal processing for communications
  • Molecular and nanoscale communications
  • Modelling, semantic web and ontologies, and interoperability for the Internet, the Metaverse and related applications
  • Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics in wireless communications and networks
  • Big data analysis, processing, and transmission
  • 5G mobile systems, 6G connectivity and applications
  • Internet of Things and Sensor Networks
  • Smart grids, M2M and vehicular networks
  • Future Internet and testbeds
  • Network and Service Management
  • Communications and Information theory
  • Cognitive radio and networking
  • Security, privacy, and trust
  • Sustainable communications and computing
  • Electromagnetic compatibility
  • Drones, UAV, V2X communications
  • Cloud-based data streaming


Please use the Standard IEEE conference templates for LaTeX formats, which are found here. You may also use one of the following templates for Microsoft Word: A4, US letter. Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process, and all submissions must be done through EDAS.

Your paper shouldn’t exceed 6 pages. Please note however, that you may upload up to 8 pages for the final paper, but additional pages are charged.

Papers should not have plagiarized material and should not have been submitted to any other conference at the same time (double submission). Check these links to learn more:

– IEEE Policy on Plagiarism

– IEEE Policy on Double Submission

To be published in the IEEE BlackSeaCom 2020 Conference Proceedings and to be eligible for publication in the IEEE Xplore, an author of an accepted paper (or an extended abstract for publication in Conference Proceedings) is required to register for the conference at the full (IEEE member or non-member) rate and the paper must be presented by an author of that paper at the conference unless the TPC Chair grants permission for a substitute presenter arranged in advance of the event who is qualified both to present and answer questions. Non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper or the extended abstract. For authors with multiple accepted papers and/or abstracts, one full registration is valid for up to 3 papers.


From the Call for Papers, find the topic under “Technical Scope” that best matches your paper and list the topic name under Keywords within your paper:

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