IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference
25-28 May 2020 // Virtual Conference
Beyond Connectivity: What Comes After 5G

Call for Papers

First Workshop on

The Orchestration of 5G-and-beyond Networks using Machine Learning (O5ML 2020)

held in Conjunction with WCNC 2020

6-9 April 2020, Seoul, South Korea

Download Call for Papers pdf here.


This workshop aims at providing a snapshot of the status and progress of the recent developments in wireless and optical networks towards a converged future network. The workshop will cover key topics related to 5G-and-beyond networks, including, but not limited to, the

  • Convergence of optical & wireless network
  • Optical network
  • Deep learning in wireless network and optical network
  • NFV/SDN implementation
  • Software-defined network
  • 5G and beyond
  • Evaluation of the performance of 5G NR implementations,
  • Interoperability of wireless and optical network
  • Performance test of 5G key enabling technologies, e.g., massive MIMO, multi-connectivity, mmWave
  • Network slicing
  • 5G network planning
  • Network deployment optimization.
  • Cognitive optical network
  • Machine learning in convergence
  • Core network
  • Multi-access edge computing
  • Network Big data
  • Blockchain in future networks


Full paper submission: December 31, 2019 January 12, 2020
Notification of acceptance: January 31, 2020
Final camera-ready copy: February 15, 2020
Workshop: 6 April 2020