Principles, Systems and Applications of IP Telecommunications

Services and Security for Next Generation Networks

July 7,8 2009
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Latest News (2009-07-12): The IPTComm 2009 conference technical papers will be published shortly in the ACM Digital Library but they can also be accessed immediately via the online IPTComm 2009 conference program. Just click on the name of the paper to access it.
Latest News (2009-07-10): Some conference photos are available here. If you have some of your own you'd like to publish, please let us know.
Latest News (2009-07-10): The Best Paper Award for IPTComm 2009 was awarded to Gregory W. Bond, Eric Cheung, Tom Smith and Pamela Zave for "Abstractions for programming SIP back-to-back user agents." This paper, and all the other technical papers, will be posted to this website shortly.
Latest News (2009-07-10): After a successful IPTComm 2009 this week we are pleased to announce that Andrew Odlyzko's opening day keynote is available for viewing here. Keeping watching this site for post-IPTComm updates. In short order we'll have the papers, slides and photos available.
Latest News (2009-07-07): A live webcast of Andrew Odlyzko's opening day keynote can be viewed here at 9:00 Eastern today.
Latest News (2009-07-03): IPTComm 2009 is only days away now. We hope to see you there but if you can't make it we will be providing a live webcast of Andrew Odlyzko's opening day keynote from this website. Stay tuned to our RSS feed for details.
Latest News (2009-06-05): Registration is now open for IPTComm 2009. General registration provides access to all IPTComm 2009 events: the industrial talks, the technical program, and demos. You can find more details here.
Latest News (2009-06-03):The schedule for IPTComm 2009 has been finalized. The program includes keynote and invited speakers, technical paper presentations and technology demonstrations. Hope to see you in Atlanta next month!
Latest News (2009-03-18): We're pleased to announce that Danny Cohen and Stephen Casner will be presenting a historical talk at IPTComm 2009 on the (Pre-)History of VoIP.
Latest News (2009-03-09): We're pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be Andrew Odlyzko. See the abstract for his talk here.
Latest News (2009-03-03): The deadline for technical paper submissions has been extended by two more weeks to Midnight March 28, 2009 Samoa Standard Time in response to author requests. There is no paper registration deadline.
Latest News (2009-02-26): IPTComm2009 includes two special sessions focused on industrial innovations and applications. The Industrial Talks session highlights innovative solutions and their impact and benefits for the community. The Industrial Demos session features working systems with a demonstrable impact on products in the short-medium term. Please see the Call for Industrial Talks and Demos for more information.
Latest News (2009-02-23): The deadline for technical paper submissions has been extended by two weeks to Midnight March 14, 2009 Samoa Standard Time. However, authors are also required to register with EDAS and submit their paper abstract by the original deadline of Midnight February 28, 2009 Samoa Standard Time.
Latest News (2009-02-06): IPTComm is calling for panel proposals. Panels are aimed to offer an engaging, entertaining, and informative examination of a timely topic from a variety of viewpoints. See the Call for Panel Proposals for more information.
Latest News (2009-02-06): EDAS is accepting your technical paper submissions. Submit your papers here. To submit a paper via the EDAS system, first create a user account for yourself and then submit your paper. See the Call for Papers for additional information on preparing your paper for submission.
Latest News (2009-02-01): The deadline for technical paper submissions is only a (short) month away. We will provide the URL for submitting your papers shortly. Please subscribe to the IPTComm News RSS feed for updates or visit this site again for details.

While standards and products now support PSTN-equivalent services for voice, video and text over IP, there are significant difficulties in deploying attractive, large-scale, reliable and secure IP telecommunication systems. On one hand standardization organizations are currently defining their vision of Next Generation Networks (NGNs) with sub-systems dedicated to multimedia (IMS), to IPTV and to PSTN emulation (PES). On the other hand services that go beyond basic features remain hard to develop and deploy. VoIP domains almost always interoperate through the PSTN making peering and federation concepts far from being a reality. Interoperability is still an issue when coming to security, instant messaging and advanced features. IP-based emergency services are still not mature enough in terms of location determination and conveyance, architecture and trials. The aim of the IPTComm conference is to serve as a platform for researchers from academia, research labs, industry and government to share their ideas, views, results and experiences in the field of IP-based telecommunication with a special focus on security and services issues. IPTComm will include presentations of theoretical and experimental achievements, innovative security systems, prototyping efforts, case studies, and advancements in technology.