Call for Papers

Conference Scope

The network of the future is envisioned as an effective, intelligent, adaptive, active and high performance Internet that can enable applications ranging from smart cities to tsunami monitoring. The network of the future will be a network of billions or trillions of entities (devices, machines, things, vehicles) communicating seamlessly with one another and is rapidly gaining global attention from academia, industry, and government.

The International Conference on Future Networks Systems and Security aims to provide a forum that brings together researchers from academia, practitioners from industry, standardization bodies, and government to meet and exchange ideas on recent research and future directions for the evolution of the future Internet. The technical discussion will be focused on the technology, communications, systems and security aspects of relevance to the network of the future.


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

Key Dates

  • Paper Submission:
  • Author Notification:
  • Camera ready:
  • Apr. 11, 2018
  • Apr. 20, 2018
  • May. 05, 2018

Paper Submission

Each submitted paper must be original and unpublished work, not submitted for publication elsewhere (copyright problems fall entirely under responsibility of the authors). Each paper will be reviewed by at least three experts in the relevant field ensuring the publication of only top quality contributions. Submission of a paper should be regarded as an undertaking that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors should register and present orally the paper in the conference. Failure to do so shall lead to exclusion of the paper from the proceedings.


FNSS 2018 proceedings will be published by Springer as part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science series ( Extended versions of selected FNSS 2018 papers will be invited for a journal special issue.

Authors should prepare their manuscripts carefully in adherence to Springer requirements using the template available at:

Prospective authors are invited to submit full papers (12 to 15 pages in length) electronically through the EDAS ( system using the standard Springer template. Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process and all submissions must be done through EDAS (