Hefei, China

Welcome to HotICN 2020

2020 3rd International Conference on Hot Information-Centric Networking (HotICN 2020) will be held on December 12-14, 2020,  in University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei,  Anhui, China.

The HotICN aims to gather experts and scholars from home and abroad in this field to discuss the architecture, key technologies, innovative ideas, future development trends and industry prospects of information centric networks and its related fields such as blockchain, knowledge graph, etc. The conference committee invites submissions of applied or theoretical research as well as of application-oriented papers on all the topics of HotICN 2020.

This is the third HotICN; the second was held in Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications on December 13-15, 2019 and the first one was held in Shenzhen on August 17-19, 2018, hosted by the Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School.

Important Dates


Paper Submission Deadline

July 30, 2020

Tutorial Proposal Deadline

September 01, 2020

Notification of Decision

September 01, 2020

Registration Deadline

September 30, 2020

Camera Ready Due

October 15, 2020

Conference Dates

December 12-14, 2020

Authors Supports

  • Technical Topics
  • Publication Requirement
  • Submission Method
  • Conference Venue

Technical Topics

The topics included but not limited to below:

Track One: Information Centric Networking (ICN)

ICN architecture and fundamentals

ICN mobility

Security and privacy issues in ICN

Track Two: Space-Ground Integrated Network(SGIN)

Track Three: Network Intelligence and Testbed for ICN

Track Four: BlockChain

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Publising Requirement

Submissions will be reviewed and evaluated on the basis of originality, importance of contribution, soundness, evaluation, quality of presentation and appropriate comparison to related work.

All accepted papers will be published in conference proceedings, which will be submitted for EI, Scopus, CNKI index. Excellent papers may be selected and published on SCI or EI journals.

+86-13541382102 Conference Secretary: Tinny Lee

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Submission Methods

The submission system is ready now.

Please submit the abstract/full paper to:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=hoticn2020

+86-13541382102 Conference Secretary: Tinny Lee

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Conference Venue

Institute of Advanced Technology, University of Science and Technology of China

The Institute of Advanced Technology, University of Science and Technology of China (IAT, USTC; Chinese: 中国科学技术大学先进技术研究院) is a research institute affiliated with the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and located in Hefei, Anhui, China. It was jointly founded by Anhui provincial government, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei municipal government and the USTC in 2012.

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March 10, 2020

The submission system is open now. Welcome to submit the papers to HotICN 2020. Submit!

January 21, 2020

2020 3rd  International Conference on Hot Information-Centric Networking (HotICN 2020) will be held in Hefei, China on December 12-14, 2020.

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