The 45th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), November 16-19, 2020, virtually hosted in Sydney, Australia

Welcome to Sydney


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The IEEE LCN conference is the premier conference on theoretical and practical aspects of computer networking. LCN is highly interactive, enabling an effective interchange of results and ideas among researchers, users, and product developers. Major developments from high-speed networks to the global Internet to specialized sensor networks have been reported at past LCNs. Please join us online for our 45th annual meeting in our virtual home, Sydney!

Important Dates

Paper registration: June 5 July 3, 2020

Paper submission: June 5 July 3, 2020

Paper submission - Doctoral track: August 16, 2020

Notification of Acceptance: September 4, 2020

Final paper: October 16, 2020



July 3, 2020: Announcing a new Doctoral Track for the LCN!! The Call For Papers — Doctoral Track has been posted.

May 5, 2020: An updated Symposium Call For Papers has been posted.

April 27, 2020: An updated Conference Call For Papers has been posted.

April 21, 2020: After evaluating the current COVID-19 situation, the decision has been made to transform the in-person component of LCN into an all-digital conference experience — IEEE LCN 2020 will now be an online event. The conference will no longer take place in Sydney, Australia, but will instead take place virtually. The conference dates remain the same — November 16-19, 2020. Publications will continue as planned and there will be proceedings. Presentations of accepted papers of the main conference, symposium, poster session and doctoral track will be organized so that authors can present their papers at a convenient time from their respective locations.

March 31, 2020: The Call For Demos has been posted.

December 6, 2019: The Symposium Call For Papers has been posted.

December 6, 2019: The second keynote recording has recently been published on the IEEE LCN YouTube channel! Make sure to subscribe to the channel to get automatic notification of the other upcoming presentation recordings of LCN 2019.

November 15, 2019: The LCN 2020 Web site is online!