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Military Communications Conference 2009
Dates Oct 18, 2009 (iCal) - Oct 21, 2009
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Important dates
Submissions: Apr 19, 2009
Camera ready due: Aug 2, 2009
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Technical Program

Conference Details
October 18–21, 2009
Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center
Boston, MA USA

Co-hosted by General Dynamics C4 Systems, and the MITRE Corporation

Sponsored by Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and the Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society.

The Electronic Systems Center at Hanscom AFB is the MILCOM Department of Defense Advisor.

Conference Theme:
The Challenge of Convergence (...more info)

MILCOM 2009 is soliciting both unclassified and classified papers (up to DoD Secret) relevant to communications and information processing system technologies and capabilities. Industry, academic, and government organizations from both the U.S. and countries around the globe are invited and encouraged to participate in the Unclassified Technical Program. The Classified Program is limited to U.S. Citizens who possess a current Secret personnel security clearance.

Important Dates:

Abstracts Due: 15 February 2009
Draft Papers Due: 19 April 2009
Author Notification: 14 June 2009
Final Camera Ready Papers Due: 2 Aug 2009


Technical Program Committee

Technical Program Chair
Mr. Chris Nissen
The MITRE Corporation

Unclassified Program Co-Chair
Dr. David McElroy
MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Unclassified Program Co-Chair
Dr. Thomas Macdonald
MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Classified Program Chair
Ms. Sarah MacConduibh
The MITRE Corporation


 Suggested technical areas of general interest include but are not limited to:

Communications Techniques and Technologies

    * Advanced Communications Technologies
    * Mobile and Wireless Technologies
    * Radio Systems and Technologies
    * Digital Signal Processing
    * Coding
    * Modulation
    * Signal Processing
    * Space-Time Approaches
    * Advanced Waveforms
    * Wireless Communications
    * Design Modeling and Simulation
    * IF/RF Technologies and Techniques
    * Software Defined Radios and Cognitive Radios
    * Ultra Wideband
    * Free-Space Laser Communications
    * Quantum Communications
    * Advanced Antenna Technologies
    * Dynamic Spectrum Access
    * Spread-Spectrum Systems
    * Multiple Input / Multiple Output Systems
    * Multi-carrier and OFDM Systems
    * Interference Mitigation
    * LPI / LPD
    * Jamming and EW; vulnerabilities and mitigations
    * Media Access Algorithms
    * Dynamic Link Control
    * Propagation and Channel Modeling

Networking Techniques and Technologies

    * Next-Generation Networks and Systems
    * Internet Protocols
    * Link-Layer and Cross-Layer Protocols
    * Network Architectures and Routing
    * IPv6
    * Transport Protocols and Performance
    * Quality-of-Service Architectures
    * Heterogeneous Networking
    * Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
    * Network Optimization
    * Gateways
    * Optical Networks
    * Sensor Networks
    * Cognitive Networks
    * Network Coding
    * Disruption Tolerant Networking


Securing, Managing, and Using Networks

    * Service-Oriented Architectures
    * Services at the Tactical Edge
    * Information Management and Dissemination
    * Fusion and Data Collection
    * Network Management
    * Computer and Network Security Systems
    * Cyber Operations
    * Network Operations
    * Information Assurance
    * Cryptography and Cryptographic Devices
    * Tactical Network Security Approaches
    * Network Traffic Monitoring and Prediction
    * Traffic Modeling

Systems Perspectives

    * Network-Centric Systems and Technologies
    * Applications and Operational Concepts
    * Architectures
    * System-Level Modeling and Simulation
    * Systems, Programs, and Initiatives
    * Advanced SATCOM systems
    * Airborne Technologies
    * Standards-Based Datalinks
    * Mobile Satellite Systems
    * Space Networks and Protocols
    * Affordability and Agility
    * Results from Experiments, Exercises, and Demonstrations
    * Interoperability
    * Policies and Standards (Military and Commercial)
    * National Systems
    * Coalition Partners
    * Disaster Response

Selected papers from the topics above will be collected in a special track focused on the enabling concepts and technologies for future generations of military communications. This track will be contained within the regular technical program, and will be a diverse collection of long-range research topics.
Facts about "MILCOM 2009"
AcronymMILCOM 2009 +
Camera ready dueAugust 2, 2009 +
End dateOctober 21, 2009 +
Event typeConference +
Has coordinates42° 21' 0", -71° 4' 53"Latitude: 42.35005
Longitude: -71.081516666667
Has location cityBoston +
Has location countryCategory:USA +
Has location stateMassachusetts +
Homepage +
IsAEvent +
Start dateOctober 18, 2009 +
Submission deadlineApril 19, 2009 +
TitleMilitary Communications Conference 2009 +