IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization
25-29 June 2018 – Montreal, Canada


The 4th IEEE International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2018) will be held on June 25-29, 2018 at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. IEEE NetSoft has been created as a flagship conference aiming at addressing “Softwarization” of networks and systemic trends concerning the convergence of Cloud Computing, Software-Defined Networking (SDN), and Network Function Virtualization (NFV).

NetSoft 2018 will feature technical paper presentations, keynotes, tutorials, demos and exhibitions from world-leading experts representing service providers, vendors, research institutes, open source projects, and academia. Additionally, topical workshops will be co-located so various call for proposals are issued.

Camera-ready papers must duly follow authors instructions regarding compliance with pdf eXpress and must be submitted together with the e-copyright Form.

Camera-ready papers must be completed by April 20, 2018


Submission deadlines are as follows:


Maximum Length

Submission Deadline

Call for tutorial proposals Jan. 15, 2018
Call for workshop papers March 16, 2018 March 23, 2018 (firm)
Call for demo papers  3 (including references) March 16, 2018 March 23, 2018 (firm)
Call for workshop proposals   Dec. 15, 2017
Call for full technical papers 9 (including references) Dec. 18, 2017 Jan. 11, 2018 (firm)
Call for short technical papers  5 (including references) Dec. 18, 2017 Jan. 11, 2018 (firm)

See specific Page for ad hoc submissions.

TPC Co-Chairs
General Co-Chairs
Chadi Assi, Concordia University, Canada Prosper Chemouil, Orange Labs, France
Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, UFRGS, Brazil   Noura Limam, University of Waterloo, Canada
Imen Grida Ben Yahia, Orange Labs, France  


Technical Co-Sponsors

Our sponsors

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  • Bronze

  • Mitacs logo