The 46th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), October 4-7, 2021, to be held virtually

Welcome to Edmonton, Our Virtual Host City


IEEE LCN News      

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 46th annual meeting in our virtual home, Edmonton!

Important Dates

Paper Registration: May 1 31, 2021

Paper Submission: May 8 31, 2021

Paper Acceptance Notification: June 22 25, 2021

Final paper due: July 22, 2021

Doctoral track
   — Paper submission: Jun 20, 2021
   — Acceptance Notification: July 4, 2021
   — Final paper submission: July 22, 2021



September 29, 2021: Demo abstracts have been posted.

September 27, 2021: Registered participants will receive the detailed conference information two days before the conference starts.

September 27, 2021: The Technical Program is now available.

September 20, 2021: The Keynote Presentations have been announced.

August 16, 2021: The submission date for Demonstrations has been extended to September 6.

August 8, 2021: Information about the N2 Women Fellowship has been posted.

July 1, 2021: The Author Instructions (Final Camera Ready Submissions) page has been posted.

June 17, 2021: The conference registration information has been posted.

May 23, 2021: The Call for Papers for the Doctoral Track has been posted.

May 2, 2021: The paper registration and submission deadlines have been extended to May 31, 2021. Please see the updated Call for Papers.

April 22, 2021: The LCN Organizing Committee has decided to hold this year's LCN in a fully virtual format. Additional details will be posted on the Web site in upcoming days. Questions can be directed to the conference chair.

April 18, 2021: Video recordings of the IEEE LCN 2020 keynote presentations will be released in YouTube premiere starting Monday, April 19, 2021 at 18:00 UTC. Go to, subscribe to the channel, and enjoy the keynotes!

March 14, 2021: The Student Participation Grants page has been posted.

December 25, 2020: The LCN 2021 Web site is online!