The Networking series of conferences is the International Conference on Networking organized by the IFIP Technical Committee on Communication Systems (TC6) initiated in 2000.

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   IFIP Networking Conference is technically sponsored by IFIP TC6 (Technical Committee on Communication Systems).

      Published papers are available in the IFIP Digital Library.

The main objectives of Networking are to bring together members of the networking community from both academia and industry, to discuss recent advances in the broad and quickly-evolving fields of computer and communication networks, and to highlight key issues, identify trends, and develop visions for the networking domain.

Are you interested in organizing IFIP Networking in the new future? Submit your proposal.



IFIP Networking 2024

Thessaloniki, Greece, June 3-6, 2024


This web site intends to provide a historic collection of past IFIP Networking websites.

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Previous history

Networking 2000 started as a joint conference of the following three series of conferences:
Broadband Communications (BC) (WG6.2): Paris 1995, Montreal 1996, Lisboa 1997, Stuttgart 1998, Hong-Kong 1999, Paris 2000.
Performance of Communication Networks (PCN) (WG6.3): Paris 1981, Zürich 1984, Rio de Janeiro 1987, Barcelona 1990, Raleigh 1993, Lund 1998, Paris 2000.
High Performance Networking (HPN) (WG6.4): Aaren 1987, Liège 1988, Berlin 1990, Liège 1992, Grenoble 1994, Palma 1995, New York 1997, Vienna 1998, Paris 2000.


Steering Committee

Robert Bestak, Technical University (CVUT), Czech Republic   WG6.8 Chair

Andrea Passarella, IIT-CNR Pisa, Italy   WG6.3 Chair

Henning Schulzrinne, Columbia University, USA

Burkhard Stiller, University of Zurich, Switzerland   TC6 Chair

Joerg Widmer, IMDEA Networks, Spain  WG6.2 Chair



About IFIP

IFIP, the International Federation for Information Processing, is the global professional federation of societies and associations for people working in Information and Communications Technologies and Sciences. Established under the auspices of UNESCO in 1960 and recognised by the United Nations, IFIP represents ICT professional associations from more than 50 countries and regions with a total membership of over half a million. It also brings together more than 3,500 scientists from industry and academia, organising them into over 100 Working Groups and 13 Technical Committees to conduct research, develop standards and promote information sharing. Based in Austria, IFIP organises and supports over 100 conferences each year, fostering the distribution of research and knowledge to academics and industry practitioners alike.



Bids for IFIP Networking Conference Organization - Template

  1. Rationale for holding the conference
  2. Description of the venue (date and place, organizers, chairs)
  3. Expertise of the organizers
  4. Expected industrial/academic support/sponsorship
  5. Structure of the conference (parallel sessions, tutorials, short papers, posters) - Financial issues (fees, etc)
  6. Any other items considered important to the organizer


Additional information for submitting a proposal:

Proposals should be submitted during the previous year (about 15 months in advance).

Submissions are open from January 1st to February 28th.

Send the proposal to the Steering Committee's Chair via electronic mail.


Usually, IFIP Networking conference is held in May.

The Steering Committee appoints the Technical Program Chairs.

Accepted papers are published in the IFIP Digital Library (Open Access)