Call for papers WWRF47

WWRF, being one of the leading platforms worldwide for discussions and innovation within the Wireless World, is organizing its 47th meeting in Bristol, UK on 21-23 June 2022, and invites authors to submit original manuscripts that will be peer reviewed and, if successful, presented to the Forum. Speakers will be able to participate remotely if they are unable to travel due to the COVID-19 situation.
The manuscripts should be aligned with the theme of the event, and/or address one or more of the following topics, or any other relevant aspect of the Wireless World.

• Intelligent applications for vertical industries
• Intelligent applications for SMEs
• Software-Defined Infrastructure
• Core network architectures & protocols
• A greener blockchain platform
• Network architectures
• Advanced Radio Technologies
• Ultra-Reliable & Low-Latency communications
• Tactile Internet
• Green Communications & Networking
• Social Network-aware applications
• Millimetre-Wave Communications


• THz communications
• Innovations in business models Bridging the digital divide beyond 5G
• Data analytics, AI and machine learning
• Regulatory aspects of AI and ML. A balanced approach.
• Cyber-physical systems & networks
• 5G & beyond technologies
• Sensor networks & embedded systems
• Internet-of-Things (IoT) & wearable technologies
• Cognitive Internet of Things
• Cognitive radio networking
• Social Network-aware wireless
• Spectrum issues and regulatory principles
• Privacy and security
• Connected vehicles

Contributions that are accepted for the meeting will be published on the WWRF website (, and the best contributions may form part of a WWRF Outlook (a series of White Papers) or be incorporated into new volumes of the WWRF Book Series. Selected papers will also be considered for publication in a special issue of a leading scientific journal, and there will be a prize for the best paper submitted to the meeting.


Contributors should submit an extended abstract by 1st May 2022 to for review. Extended abstracts should be at least two pages in length, either in plain ASCII text, MS Word or Adobe PDF. A template for abstracts or papers is available at Full papers must be prepared using the WWRF template, which is available below. The following list  shows the different working groups (WGs) and Vertical Industry Platforms (VIPs) to one of which the contributions should be directed:

Important Dates

Submission of extended abstracts
15 May 2022

Notification of acceptance
25 May 2022

Final papers
15 June 2022

21-23 June 2022

Copyright Licence

Please note that, by disclosing information to WWRF, it is deemed non-confidential, in accordance with Section 8 of the WWRF Articles of Association available here, and authors grant WWRF permission to use such information as described in the WWRF copyright licence.

Authors must complete and submit a copyright licence along with their full paper.

Contributions submitted without a completed and signed copyright licence cannot be presented and will not be published in the meeting proceedings or in WWRF’s other publications. Abstracts do not require a copyright licence.

Student Grants

Funding is available to support a number of students travelling to and presenting papers at the meeting. Application for student funding must be provided with paper submission. The level of grant will depend on available funds and the student's country of residence (up to €500 for students in Europe, and €800 for those resident elsewhere). Priority will be given to students from member organizations.