23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN 2022) invites submissions for Tutorial proposals on all topics listed below and more. Tutorial proposals should be no more than six (6) pages (excluding the biography of the presenters) and strictly follow the ACM conference style templates Tutorials are expected to take place in parallel with the workshops and main conference tracks of the conference. The length of each tutorial is supposed to be 1.5 – 2.5 hours (flexible). The tutorials will follow the organization of the main conference. Most probably, they will be organized in virtual or in hybrid mode. At least one organizer of an accepted Tutorial is required to attend the conference to carry out the presentation. Each accepted Tutorial will receive one complimentary conference registration. Proposal evaluation criteria include the following: relevance to ICDCN, scientific quality, perceived interest and overlap with ICDCN tutorials in the past.


Scope of the tutorial tentatively include, but are not limited to:
  • Autonomous Robots in Asynchronous and Synchronous Models
  • Networks of Mobile Robots in Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Robots in Modern Agriculture
  • Internet of Things in Agriculture and in Networking
  • Covid19, Big Data, and Networks
  • Machine Learning in Distributed Computing and Networking
  • Graph-Based Machine Learning in Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Algorithms and Infrastructures for UAV control: from Visual Line-of-Sight (VLoS) to Beyond Line-of-Sight (BLoS)
  • UAVs as mobile wireless infrastructures for communications
  • Vehicle-to-every-one communications
  • Next-Generation Secure Internet Architecture
  • Multipath Transport Protocols
  • Networking for Financial Applications
  • Smart Grid communications
  • Blockchain and Distributed Ledger

Tutorials in the past recent years:
  • Edge Learning for Distributed Big Data Analytics: Theory, Algorithm and System Design (2021)
  • Cryptocurrency Network Analysis & Forensics (2020)
  • Byzantine Agreement and Leader Election: From Classical to the Modern (2020)
  • Understanding the Peaks and Pitfalls of Applying Blockchain Technology (2019)
  • Security in SDN/NFV and 5G Networks-Opportunities and Challenges (2019)

Submission Guidelines:

Proposals (six pages, excluding the biography of the presenters) must include the following sections:
  • Title and abstract.
  • Introduction.
  • Scope, motivation, summary of tutorial.
  • If the organizers have had a similar tutorial held in the past, a brief history- description.
  • Description of target audience and relevance to ICDCN 2022 research topics.
  • Tutorial outline (sections and an overview of their contents).
  • Biographies of presenters.

Submission procedure: Please send to both the tutorial co-chairs an email with the subject: PROPOSAL FOR TUTORIAL ICDCN22

Important Dates: (All dates are in 2021 and time zones are AoE.)

Submission of Proposals: August 30, 2021
Acceptance Notification: September 27, 2021
Camera Ready Deadline: October 11, 2021
Tutorial (Conference) Dates: January 4-7, 2021

Tutorial Co-Chairs:

  • Cristina M. Pinotti (University of Perugia, Italy)
  • Bivas Mitra (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India)

Contact addresses:
cristina.pinotti[at] and bivas[at]
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