17th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications


7th to 10th September 2014,
Menzies Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Technically sponsored by IEEE ComSoc

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The 17th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications (WPMC'2014) will be held in Sydney, Australia. The WPMC symposia series were inaugurated in 1998, as a global platform which aims at enabling collaboration in the field of wireless information. Held in Asia, Europe and America, WPMC has established itself as a unique global conference dedicated to wireless multimedia convergence. Continuing the series, the 17th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications will be held for the first time in Australia.

The theme’s of this year’s conference is “Orchestrating Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications”. In addition to high-quality technical sessions, the symposium will feature workshops and tutorials. It will also offer an exciting social program.


Topics of Interest

Wireless Communications and PHY

  • Information and coding theory
  • Radio propagation and channel modeling
  • Advanced modulation schemes
  • Signal processing
  • Space-time coding and MIMO
  • Cooperative communications
  • Interference characterization
  • Cognitive radio
  • Green communications
  • Smart antennas

 Wireless Networks

  • Self-organizing networks
  • Cross-layer design
  • Wireless multicast and streaming
  • Multimedia QoS and traffic management
  • Mobility, location and handoff management
  • Localization for wireless networks
  • Cognitive radio networks
  • Spectrum sharing and coexistence
  • Wireless network security
  • Vehicular networks
  • Green wireless networks
  • International standards

 Internet of Things and M2M Communications

  • IoT and M2M communications devices
  • PHY design for IoT and M2M
  • Ad hoc networks and sensor networks
  • QoS and routing
  • Next generation home networks
  • IoT and M2M multimedia services
  • IoT and M2M enabling scenarios
  • Smart grid communications

 Communications Services and Multimedia Applications

  • Mobile multimedia services
  • Emerging wireless and mobile applications
  • QoS and QoE for multimedia applications
  • Mobile social networks
  • Application security and privacy
  • Service oriented architectures
  • Cloud computing
  • User interfaces, user-machine interactions
  • Wireless health applications
  • Experimental trials and deployment


Important Dates

  • Paper Submission: 4th May 2014 (no further extensions)
  • Workshop Paper Submission: 28 April 2014
  • Tutorial Proposals: 28 April 2014
  • Notification of Acceptance: 23 June 2014
  • Camera Ready Submission: 21 July 2014


Organising Committee

General Co-Chairs Ian Oppermann CSIRO, Australia
Eryk Dutkiewicz Macquarie University, Australia
Y. Jay Guo CSIRO, Australia
Honorary Chair Ryuji Kohno Yokohama National University, Japan
TPC Co-Chairs Ren Ping Liu CSIRO, Australia
Sanjay Jha University of NSW, Australia
Xiaojing Huang CSIRO, Australia
Hajime Suzuki CSIRO, Australia
Special Sessions Chair Vijay Sivaraman University of NSW, Australia
Workshops Chair Mehran Abolhasan UTS, Australia
Tutorials Chair Guoqiang Mao University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Publicity Chair Kumudu Munasinghe University of Canberra, Australia
Publications Chair Gengfa Fang Macquarie University, Australia
Publications Vice Chair Beeshanga Abewardana Jayawickrama Macquarie University, Australia
Finance Chair Peter Beadle WorXpace Ltd, Australia
Local Chair Peiyuan Qin CSIRO, Australia
Patronage Chair Y. Jay Guo CSIRO, Australia
Student Travel Grant Chair Wei Ni CSIRO, Australia
Web Designer and Manager Ramtin Kazemi WorXpace Ltd, Australia


Steering Board Members

Co-Chair Prof. Hideki Imai Chuo University, Japan
Co-Chair Dr. Shingo Ohmori YRP International Alliance Institute, Japan
Co-Chair Prof. Ramjee Prasad Aalborg University, Denmark
  Prof. Fumiyuki Adachi Tohoku University, Japan
  Prof. Vijay K.Bhargava The University of British Columbia, Canada
  Dr. Ki Chul Han ETRI, Korea
  Prof. Ryuji Kohno Yokohama National University, Japan
  Mr. Jorma Lilleberg Broadcom Corporation
  Dr. Magnus Madfors Ericsson, Belgium
  Dr. Werner Mohr Nokia Siemens Networks Management International GmbH, Germany
  Prof. Nobuo Nakajima The University of Electro-Communications, Center for Industrial and Governmental Relations, Japan
  Prof. Gordon Stüber Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  Dr. Hiroyuki Yano National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan


Printable PDF Version of the WMC2014 Call For Papers