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Welcome to Global Internet Symposium

The Global Internet (GI) Symposium is the flagship event established and organized by the Internet Technical Committee (ITC), a joint committee of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) and the Internet Society (ISOC).

Call for Papers [ PDF Version ]

The 19th IEEE Global Internet Symposium will be collocated with IEEE INFOCOM 2016. All relevant dates, location, and travel information are available from the IEEE INFOCOM 2016 conference site:

The IEEE Global Internet Symposium aims to provide a top forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss advances in Internet related technologies. The focus of the symposium is on experimental systems and emerging future Internet technologies, and especially on scaling such systems to a global scale. Research on understanding Internet protocols, services, and applications at global scale is also encouraged. The Program Committee also welcomes position papers (which should be clearly marked as such).


The topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Routing, switching, and addressing
  • Resource management and quality of service
  • Software defined networks and network programming
  • Content delivery and management
  • Energy awareness
  • Next generation network architectures
  • Distributed Internet applications including games, VoIP, and video conferencing
  • Online social networking
  • Peer To Peer networks
  • Novel applications and new paradigms
  • Internet measurement, modeling, and visualization
  • Large scale network operation and performance monitoring
  • Privacy and/or security issues on the Internet
  • Anomaly, intrusion and attack detection
  • Interface among networking, communications and information theory
  • Applications of network science in communication networks
  • Economic aspects of the Internet

Important Dates

  • Paper submission: December 22, 2015 December 31, 2015 [Extended]
  • Notification of acceptance: February 8, 2016
  • Final manuscripts due: TBA
  • Symposium: April 11, 2016

GI2016 Poster

Latest News

Program Updated
March 21, 2016
Deadline Date Changed
Dec. 23, 2015
TPC Announced
Nov. 18, 2015