Call for Papers

WWRF invites researchers and industrial representatives to share information and present results on the Future Mobile and Wireless Systems, Networks and Services, with the intention of discussing critical business and technology issues that will impact the connected society. Technical papers describing recent research results and controversial but substantial work are solicited. Contributions focusing on the theme Getting ready to go – 5G trials and testbeds particularly within the areas of WWRF’s existing vertical industry platforms and working groups are welcome. Contributions that are accepted for the meeting will be published on the WWRF website, and the best full papers of WWRF 39th will be included in a special issue of IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, or may form part of a WWRF Outlook (a series of White Papers) or be incorporated into new volumes in the WWRF Book Series.


Contributors should submit an extended abstract to the address for review. Extended abstracts should be at least two pages (A4 or Letter) in length, either in plain ASCII text, MS Word or Adobe PDF. A template for abstracts or papers is available on the web page Full papers must be prepared using the WWRF template, available on the web page and may be submitted for publication in the meeting proceedings in either Adobe PDF or MS Word format. The list below shows the different working groups (WGs).

Working Group Structure

  WG Title


 The Connected Car


 E/mhealth and Wearables


 High Frequenzy (mmWave and THz) Radio Communication Technologies


 Services, User Needs & Requirements
 in a Secure Environment in different
 Socio-Economic settings


 New directions in communication architectures and technologies


 Radio Communication Technologies


Copyright License

Please note that, by disclosing information to the WWRF that is deemed non-confidential, in accordance with Section 8 of the WWRF Articles of Association available at, authors grant the WWRF permission to use such information as described in the WWRF copyright licence template, available in the box on this page.

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Contributions submitted without a completed and signed copyright licence cannot be presented, and will not be published in the meeting proceedings or in WWRF’s Book of Visions.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

Student Grants

Funding is available to support a number of students presenting papers at the meeting. Application for student funding must be provided with paper submission. The level of grant will depend on available funds, the quality of the paper and the student's country of residence.