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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

    Chaesub Lee

    Director of ITU-T
    Latest Trends of ICT Standardization and Technology
  • Ahmad R. Sharafat

    Tarbiat Modares University
    ICT Engines for Sustainable Development
  • Mohammad Ghanbari

    University of Essex, UK
    Improving Quality of Video Networking
  • Abderrahim Bensliman

    University of Avignon
    Internet of Things
  • Mohsen Razavi

    University of Leeds
    Integrating Quantum and Classical Networks at Core and Access Levels
  • Rouhollah Rahmani

    Business and innovation consultant
    The Future of Al and Blockchain in Iran
  • Haydar Sahin

    Solution Architect at Ericsson
    5G Network Evolution and Solutions for industries


  • Mohammad-Reza Pakravan

    Sharif university of Technology
  • Nasrollah Jahangard

    ICT Deputy Minister for Technology and Innovation
  • Kamal Mohamedpour

    Dept. of Electrical Engineering, K.N.Toosi University of Technology
  • Hamid Reza Nikoofar

    Deputy of Mobile Company of Iran (MCI)
  • Faramarz Rastegar

    Head of Telecommunication Syndicate
  • Ali Fotowat-Ahmadi

    Sharif University of Technology
  • Rouholah Rahmani

    Business and innovation consultant
  • Ayoub Mohammadian



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

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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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