Call for Papers

April 10-12, 2024, San Fransisco Bay Area (Oakland), California, USA

Technical Co-Sponsor: IEEE Communications Society

We invite the submission of applied research papers to the 23rd Annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, WTS 2024, which will be held April 10-12, 2024 in the San Francisco Bay Area (Oakland), California USA. For further information, visit

The Wireless Telecommunications Symposium brings together industry professionals and academics from companies, governmental agencies, and universities around the world to exchange information on advances in mobile communications and wireless networking technology, business, policy, applications and security. Past WTS participants have included Dr. Vinton Cerf, Dr. Robert Kahn, and Dr. Leonard Kleinrock, Internet pioneers; Martin Cooper, “Father of the Cell Phone”; Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Co-Founder and Former CEO of QUALCOMM; and Mike Lazaridis, Founder and former Vice-Chairman, Blackberry.

The theme for WTS 2024 will be "Global Wireless Communications: Theory and Practice”. Planned highlights of WTS 2024 include executive presentations and keynote addresses; presentations of accepted academic and practitioner research papers; panel discussions; tutorials and workshops; a poster paper session; and a doctoral students’ session. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. Awards will be given for the most outstanding paper presented and best graduate and undergraduate student papers presented. Topic areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Wireless Internet and Multimedia
  • Satellite Based Systems & SDR
  • Global Wireless Services, Business & Applications
  • Mobile Operating Systems & Architectures
  • Mobile and Wireless Network Security and Privacy
  • Wireless Modeling, Algorithms & Simulation
  • QoS, QoE, and Wireless Network Reliability
  • Mobile & Cloud Computing
  • Wireless and Healthcare
  • Spread-Spectrum/CDMA/OFDM Technologies
  • RFID Systems & Applications
  • Machine Learning and SDNs in Wireless
  • IoT Device Connection Efficiency
  • IoT Security
  • Mobile IP and Cloud Security
  • Wireless Communications Investments & Ventures
  • WLANs, WPANs, and Femtocells
  • 5G and 6G Wireless Networks & Systems
  • Wireless and New Media
  • Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
  • Spectrum Management and Policy
  • Wireless M2M and Home Networks
  • Wireless Telecommunications Management
  • GPS and Indoor Geolocation Systems
  • Autonomous Transportation
  • Big Data Analytics in Telecommunications
  • Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) Network
  • Mobile and Cloud Digital Forensics
  • Mobile Cybersecurity and Phishing
  • Quantum Communications

Important Dates

  • January 2, 2024 Paper submission deadline
  • January 29, 2024 Notification of acceptance
  • February 26, 2024 Camera-ready submissions