Iran-Tehran-IST 2018 (December 17-19, 2018)

IST2018 is the Ninth in a series of biannual events organized by ICT Research Institute (Iran Telecom Research Center (ITRC)) and designed to provide an opportunity for academicians and specialists in the international telecom community, to meet peers in Iran to have exchanges on the latest developments in emerging technologies, as well as progress in standards, services and applications in information and communication systems. The symposium will feature keynotes by world-renowned speakers, contributed papers, panels, special sessions and tutorials.

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr Chaesub Lee

    Dr Chaesub Lee

    Director of ITU-T
  • Mr Sameer Sharma

    Senior Advisor in ITU Asia pacific region
    Trend of ICT and sustainable development
  • Dr Mohammad Ghanbari

    University of Essex, UK
    Improving Quality of Video Networking
  • Dr Mohsen Razavi

    University of Leeds
    Integrating quantum and classical networks at core and access levels
  • Dr Rouhollah Rahmani

    Deputy of innovation in Digikala
    The Future of Al and Blockchain in Iran
  • Dr Abderrahim BENSLIMANE

    University of Avignon
    Internet of Things

Panel List

Empowering ICT industry for Development of Society

  • Mohammad-Reza Pakravan

    Sharif university of technology
  • Faramarz Rastegar

    Head of Telecommunication syndicate
  • Nasrollah Jahangard

    ICT Deputy Minister for Technology and Innovation - Deputy of ICT ministry
  • Sameer Sharma

    ITU senior advisor
  • Hamid Reza Nikoofar

    Deputy of Mobile Company of Iran (MCI)
  • Ali Fotowat-Ahmadi

    Sharif University of technology
  • Rouholah Rahmani

    Deputy of Innovation Digikala
  • Kamal Mohamedpour

    Dept. of Electrical Engineering, K.N.Toosi University of Technology

Capturing ICT Emerging Technologies: Focusing on AI/ML Application and Networking Trends

  • Babak Seyfe

    Information Theoretic Learning System Labs (ITLSL), Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
  • Masoumeh Nasiri-Kenari

    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University, Tehran, Iran
  • Mohammad Ali Maddah-Ali

    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran Iran
  • Saeedeh Parsaeefard

    Iran Telecommunication Research Centre, Tehran, Iran
  • Soheil Salari

    University of Toronto. Toronto, Canada
  • Kambiz Badie

    Iran Telecommunication Research Centre, Tehran, Iran
  • Mohsen Razavi

    University of Leeds, London, UK
  • Farokh Marvasi

    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University, Tehran, Iran


Paper Submission Deadline

17 Aug 2018
12 Sep 2018 (Closed)

Notification of Acceptance

17 Oct 2018
27 Oct 2018

Camera-Ready Submission

17 Nov 2018

Click For Download Symposium Program of IST2016
Click For Download Book Of Abstracts IST2016


The 2018 International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST) will feature a comprehensive technical and industry program covering the latest research and innovation in communications technologies.


The technical program includes numerous sessions, workshops and panels

Scope of Symposium


  • 5G
  • Antennas and Propagation
  • Artificial Intelligence and ICT
  • Big Data
  • Block Chain
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cognitive Networks
  • Cyber linguistics
  • Green Communications
  • ICT Development Strategies and Regulatory
  • ICT-centric Economy
  • Information Security
  • Internet of Things


Organizing Committee


  • Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi
  • Mohammad Khansari
  • Mahmoud Khaleghi
  • Mahmoud Kamarei
  • Ahmad Reza Sharafat
  • Kambiz Badie
  • Ali Reza Yari
  • Ahmad Khademzadeh
  • Maryam Tayefeh mahmoudi
  • Leila Mohammadi


  • ICT Ministry
  • Iranian Space
  • ISRC
  • Ministry Of ICT
  • CRA
  • Ministry Of ICT
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  • معاونت علمی و فناوری رئیس‌جمهور
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