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Call for Papers IEEE SCVT 2013



It is our pleasure to invite you to the 20th IEEE Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology SCVT 2013 in the Benelux. Established in 1993, the Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology in the Benelux is an annual event organized by the IEEE Benelux Joint Chapter on Communications and Vehicular Technology. The Symposium is aimed at presenting and discussing the latest scientific and technical advances in communication systems and vehicular communication technology.


The event on Thursday, November 21, will consist of invited talks, and oral and poster presentations of contributed papers.


You are invited to submit papers according to the deadline given below. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Physical Layer Topics:

Advanced receiver design
Broadband access techniques
Channel modelling
Coding and modulation
Cognitive and green radio
Communication theory
Energy harvesting for wireless sensor networks
Machine-to-machine communications
Multiple antenna and MIMO systems
Multi-user detection
Software radio
Ultra low power transceivers
Ultra Wide Band radio


Networking Topics:

Ad-hoc and sensor networks
Cognitive radio networks
Cooperative communications
Energy efficient protocols
Internet of Things
Location management
Mobile networking
Personal and body area networks
Quality of Service for mobile applications
Radio resource management, allocation and scheduling
Research methodologies for performance evaluation of wireless  communication systems
Satellite communications
Self-organizing networks
Software Defined Networking
Wireless multimedia networks
Wireless sensor networks

The accepted and actually presented papers of the conference will be submitted for inclusion to IEEE Xplore (No-Show Policy).


Important dates

September 20, 2013 (21.00 The Hague/Brussels/Luxembourg Time): Paper submission deadline
October 14, 2013: Notification of acceptance
November 4, 2013 (21.00 The Hague/Brussels/Luxembourg Time): Submission of the camera-ready manuscript deadline
November 21, 2013: Symposium

Paper submission
The organizing committee invites authors to submit full papers describing original research. Examples of results and illustrations should be included. The cover page should include title, name(s) of author(s) with contact person identified, address, telephone and fax number, e-mail address and organization affiliation. Papers should be electronically uploaded before September 20, 2013. The total length of a paper should be minimally 4 pages, but not exceed 6 pages formatted according to the IEEE template.


For more details on the paper format and the upload via the website, please visit

Best paper award will be given to the best student paper. To qualify for the award, the student has to be the first author of the paper and present the paper himself/herself. Besides, the wish to be considered for the award has to be stated when the paper is submitted.

Program Committee

Laurent Schumacher and Luc Vandendorpe, Conference Chairs
Alain Solheid and Laurent Schumacher, Technical Program Chairs


TPC Members

Nader Alagha

Chris Blondia

Marc Engels

Joel Grotz

Jan Haagh

Fernando Kuipers


Guy Leduc

Ingrid Moerman

Homayoun Nikookar

Thierry Pollet

Laurent Schumacher

Frederik Simoens

Heidi Steendam

Local Organization

Laurent Schumacher, Faculty of Computer Science, UNamur
University of Namur, Belgium
Tel: +32 81 72 49 80 (direct), +32 81 72 52 52 (secretary)
laurent.schumacher at