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The annual International Conference on Access Networks (AccessNets) is an exciting forum that brings together scientists and researchers from academia as well as managers and engineers from industry and government organizations to meet and exchange ideas and recent work on all aspects of access networks and how they integrate with their in-home counterparts. AccessNetsí07 is the second edition of this exciting event, which will be held in Ottawa, the beautiful and historical capital city of Canada, in August 2007. The conference will consist of technical sessions, workshops, and panels. The technical sessions will present original and fundamental research advances while the workshops and panels will focus on development, application, and related business issues in this hot and exciting area. Topics of interest include all aspects of access networks.

What to Submit

We solicit panel proposals on hot and controversial topics in wired and wireless access networks. A proposal should focus on a specific topic of current interest related to optical access, wireless access, integrated optical and wireless access, broadband powerline communication, xDSL technologies, etc. A proposal should include the following information:

  • Panelís topic
  • Panel organizerís name, affiliation, and contact information
  • Panelistsí names, affiliation, and contact information
  • A one-page abstract

Proposal Submission

Please send panel proposals in PDF format by March 10, 2007 to the panel co-chairs, Dr. Kenneth J. Kerpez and Dr. Abdallah Shami.

Important Dates

Proposal submission due April 1, 2007 (Extended)
Notification of acceptance May 1, 2007
Conference dates August 21-23, 2007