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

Welcome to Sydney, Our Virtual Host City


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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

Doctoral Track Paper Submission: August 16 August 20, 2020

Demo Submission: September 22, 2020

Paper Acceptance Notification: September 4, 2020

Doctoral Track Acceptance Notification: September 11, 2020

Demo Acceptance Notification: October 13, 2020

Final paper due: October 16, 2020

Final demo due: October 27, 2020



November 20, 2020: Plans are already underway for LCN 2021 in Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA! The preliminary Call for Papers is ready and the LCN 2021 should be up by the end of 2020! Watch this space!

November 13, 2020: Information for online attendees has been posted. You will need the username and password that is being distributed to all registered attendees.

November 13, 2020: If have an EDAS account, check out the LCN Technical Program at EDAS which will show sessions in your own time zone.

November 1, 2020: The Technical Program has been posted.

October 26, 2020: The list of accepted demos has been posted.

October 20, 2020: Instructions for presenters has been posted.

September 15, 2020: The final instructions for authors page has been posted.

September 12, 2020: The conference registration site is live.

September 6, 2020: Due to some technical difficulties, the registration site will go live by Sept. 8th, 2020 or earlier. We apologize for the delay and wish you a successful participation.

August 27, 2020: The Call for Demos has been updated.

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!