Call For Paper

29th Biennial Symposium on Communications (BSC 2018)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 6 – 8, 2018

Biennial Symposium on Communications is a prestigious international research conference in communications, information theory, and signal processing. Organized since 1962 by Queen’s University, the Symposium is now presented by the Canadian Society of Information Theory, and its 29th biennial symposium will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from June 6 to 8, 2018.

BSC 2018 solicits previously unpublished contributions from a broad range of topics in communications, information theory, and signal processing, including (but not limited to):

  • Communication and Information Theory
  • Coding and Signal Processing for Communications
  • Multiple Antenna Systems and Cooperative Communications
  • Communication System Security and Cryptography
  • Source coding and Multimedia Communications
  • Wireless Networks and Cloud Communication
  • Ad-hoc, Sensor and Mesh Networks
  • Massive MIMO
  • Millimeter Wave Communication
  • 5G Wireless Systems
  • Optimization Techniques for Communications
  • Optical Communication Networks and Systems
  • Smart Grid Communications
  • Green Communications and Energy Harvesting
  • Multiuser Communication and Interference Management
  • Cognitive Communications and Ultra-Wideband Systems
  • Nano-networking and Molecular Communication
  • Biological Information Theory
  • Internet of Things (IoT) / Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
  • Software-Defined Networking
  • Network Virtualization

Manuscripts for peer review must be submitted through EasyChair in standard IEEE two-column format (no more than 5 pages). Accepted papers will be presented orally at the workshop by the authors, and at least one author of each accepted paper is expected to attend the workshop. Conference content will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore*. Please see the conference website for detailed submission instructions. Direct submission link:

Important Dates

Submission deadline: Feb. 25, 2018

Acceptance notification: April 22, 2018

Final papers due: May 6, 2018

Conference dates: June 6 – 8, 2018


Website: Enquiries:

Prof. Ali Miri, BSC 2018 General Chair

Department of Computer Science, Ryerson University

285 Victoria Street, Room 708, Toronto, ON, M5B2K3

Tel: +1 416 979 5000 x3131


* IEEE sponsorship is pending.