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  • Review manuscripts EXTENDED TO March 15, 2016 EXTENDED TO April 7, 2016Submit now via EDAS
  • Paper acceptance notification April 25, 2016 April 30, 2016

About the Symposium

The Biennial Symposium on Communications is a prestigious international research conference in communications, information theory and signal processing.

The symposium has been organized since 1962 by the Queen’s University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The 28th meeting of the symposium, now presented by the Canadian Society of Information Theory, will be held in Kelowna, British Columbia, from June 5-8, 2016.¬†This will be the first meeting of the symposium outside Kingston.

Plenary Speakers

  • Simon Haykin, McMaster University
  • Amir Khandani, University of Waterloo
  • Moe Z. Win, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tutorial Speakers

  • Zhiguo Ding, Lancaster University
  • Salama S. Ikki,¬†Lakehead University
  • Wei Yu, University of Toronto

The short course has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience.

News and Announcements

  • [October 19, 2015] Call for papers has been released.
  • [February 10, 2016] Manuscripts submission deadline has been extended to March 15, 2016.
  • BSC 2016 registration are available for the following time slots:
    • June 5 5:30pm-7:00pm at ADM121 Sunroom (Welcome reception);
    • June 6 8:30am-11:00am at EME 0050;
    • June 6 12:00pm-2:00pm at EME 0050;
    • June 7 8:30am-11:00am at EME 0050.


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