IFIP/ACM Latin America Networking Conference 2007
San José, Costa Rica, 10-11 October, 2007


The Latin America Networking Conference 2007 will provide an international technical forum for experts from industry and academia everywhere in the world, but especially from the Latin American countries, to exchange ideas and present results of ongoing research in networking. Topics include, but are not limited to:

Networks and Communication systems

• Low cost access networks
• Sensor and actor networks
• Low rate communications
• National communication infrastructures
• Wireless communications
• PC computation
• Applications for productivity
• Internet based applications
• Web infrastructure
• Network management
• Network performance evaluation
• Network security
• Optical Communications
• Protocols and routing

Submission of papers that cover solutions of specific network problems of this region of the world is especially encouraged.

Paper submission

Papers should be uploaded electronically, preferably in .pdf format, to the conference website: lanc2007.upv.es, according to the format and instructions given.

For general questions, contact lanc2007@upv.es

Authors submitting a paper must state that it has not been published before and is not being submitted elsewhere. Full papers should be no more than 15 pages, 12pt, including figures, and should follow the style indicated in the conference website.

The first page must contain an abstract of about 150 words, name and affiliation of author(s), as well as the lead author’s postal address, telephone numbers, fax numbers, and e-mail.

Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and distributed to the conference attendees. At least one of the authors must register for the conference by July 1, 2007 and attend the conference to present the paper

Submitted papers must be in English; accepted papers must be presented in English.

Review process

All submitted papers will be reviewed by at least two reviewers.
Acceptance will be based on originality, quality, relevance and the practical value of the work.

Important dates

Full paper submission: May 1, 2007.
Notification of acceptance: July 1, 2007.
Camera-ready copy: August 1, 2007.
Deadline for tutorials proposals: May 15, 2007.


All accepted papers will be published in the ACM Digital Library and in a CD with its own ISBN. The CD will be available at the Conference

Travel grants

LANC is actively pursuing sponsors of travel grants for Latin American authors of high-quality accepted papers


Proposals for half/full day tutorials are solicited: state subject area, level, goals and objectives, and give a short biography of the speaker(s). Proposals should be sent to the email address of the conference, to the attention of one of the co-chairs of the Program Committee.

SPONSORED AND ORGANIZED by CLEI (Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios en Informática) in cooperation with IFIP TC6 and ACM SIGCOMM

General Chair
Ernst L. Leiss, /U. of Houston, US/

Steering Committee
Benjamín Barán, /U. Nacional Asunción, PY/
Ramon Puigjaner, /U. Illes Balears, ES/
David R. Oran, /CISCO, US/

Program Committee Co-Chairs
Ana Pont, /U. Politécnica Valencia, ES/
Hector Cancela, /U. de la República, UY/

Organizing Committee
José A. Gil, /U. Politécnica de Valencia, ES/
Gabriela Barrantes, /U. de Costa Rica, CR/

Program committe
Gabriela Barrantes, /U. de Costa Rica, CR/
Marta Barría, /Universidad de Valparaíso, CL/
Hector Cancela, /U. de la República, UY/
Lyman Chapin, /Interisle Consulting US/
Mieso Denko, /University of Guelph, CA/
Yesid Donoso/, Universidad del Norte, CO/
Ramon Fabregat Gesa /Universitat Girona, ES/
José A. Gil, /U. Politécnica de Valencia, ES/
Eduardo Grampín, /U. de la República, UY/
Lisandro Granville, /Universidade Federal Rio Grande do Sul,BR/
Günter Haring/, University of Vienna, AT/
Germinal Isern/, Clark University, US/
Koos Koen, /Business School of Entrepreneurship, ZA/
Ernst L. Leiss, /U. of Houston/, US/
George Lima, /Universidade Federal Bahia, BR/
Marcelo Mejía, /Instituto Tec. Autónomo de Méjico, MX/
Greg Minshall/, unaffiliated/
David R. Oran, /CISCO/, US/
Fernando Paganini /Universidad ORT, UY/
Harry Perros/, NC State University, US/
José Piquer/, Universidad de Chile, CL/
Ana Pont, /U. Politécnica Valencia, ES/
Francisco J. Quiles/, U. Castilla-La Mancha, ES/
Mauricio Resende/, ATT Labs Research, US/
Jennifer Rexford, /Princeton University, US/
Claudio Righetti, /Universidad Buenos Aires, AR/
Gerardo Rubino/, IRISA / INRIA, FR/
Julio Sahuquillo, /U. Politécnica de Valencia, ES/
Otto Spaniol, /RWTH Aachen University, DE/
Yutaka Takahashi, /Kyoto// University/, JP/
Renata Teixeira, /University// of Paris// 6, FR/
M. Elena Villapol/ U. Central de Venezuela, VE/