THE FIRST International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS) will be held in Bangalore, India from 5 January 2009 to 10 January 2009. COMSNETS is a premier international conference dedicated to addressing emerging topics and challenges in Networking and Communications Systems.

The goal of the conference is to create a world-class gathering of researchers from academia and industry, practitioners, business leaders, intellectual property experts and venture capitalists, providing a launch pad for new innovative business and technology. The conference will include a highly selective technical program consisting of two parallel tracks of submitted papers, a small set of invited papers on important and timely topics from w ell-known leaders in the field, and poster sessions of early work.

Focused workshops and panel discussions will be held on emerging topics to allow for a lively exchange of ideas. International business and government leaders will be invited to share their perspectives, complementing the technical program.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Internet architecture and protocols
  • Network-based applications
  • Video Distribution (IPTV, Mobile video, Video on Demand)
  • Operations and management of large networks
  • Local and Metro Area Networks, including Wireless
  • Broadband and Cellular Networks (3G/4G, WiMAX/LTE, UWB)
  • Mesh and Sensor Networks
  • Software in wireless communications (cognitive radios, dynamic spectrum access, SDR)
  • Wireless operating systems and mobile platforms
  • Optical Networks
  • Network Security
  • Cloud and Utility computing
  • Storage area networks
  • Next generation Web architectures
  • Vehicular Networking


Technical paper and poster sessions

Panel Discussions

Co-located Workshops

  • WISARD : 5, 6 January
  • IAMCOM : 10 January
  • RiMCET : 5 January
  • WIPCom : 10 January
  • NGIntW : 6 January

Keynote/ Banquet Speakers

  • Nandan Nilekani, Co-Chairman, Infosys Technologies, India
  • Prof. P. R. Kumar, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
  • Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala, IIT Madras, India
  • Prof. Henning Schulzrinne, Columbia University, USA
  • Rajiv C Mody
    Chairman and CEO, Sasken Communication Technologies, India
  • Dr. Hamid Ahmadi, Motorola, USA

Technical Sponsors


Asian Office of Aerospace R&D
Office of Naval Research Science
& Technology
Best Paper Award Sponsor
University Sponsors
Airlines Partners
Media Partners