The Fifteenth ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-2016) will bring together researchers in computer networks and systems to engage in a lively debate on the theory and practice of networking. HotNets provides a venue for discussing innovative ideas and for debating future research agendas in networking.


The lottery for invitations is open: here.
Deadline 5pm EDT October 1.

Camera-ready style files

Please find the Camera Ready style file here and ACM Copyright style file here.


The workshop will be held in the Technology Square Research Building, located on the Georgia Tech campus, on November 9 and 10, 2016.

Visa Info

International registrants should be particularly aware and careful about visa requirements, and should plan travel well in advance. All visa inquiries must be handled by ACM headquarters. You can find more information about how to obtain a visa support letter from ACM here.


  • 2016:10:05: Open registration lottery is open till 5pm EDT October 1
  • 2016:09:11: List of accepted papers is available here
  • 2016:09:26: Thanks to Facebook for supporting HotNets
  • 2016:09:26: Thanks to Akamai for supporting HotNets
  • 2016:08:26: Thanks to Salesforce for supporting HotNets
  • 2016:08:26: Thanks to VMware for supporting HotNets
  • 2016:08:25: Thanks to Cisco for supporting HotNets
  • 2016:08:25: Thanks to Google for supporting HotNets
  • 2016:07:04: HotNets 2016 paper template files added under "Call for Papers"
  • 2016:06:30: Site open for paper registration and submission! See "Call for Papers"
  • 2016:06:29: Program Committee members added
  • 2016:05:18: HotNets 2016 website is live
  • Important Dates

    Abstract registration: July 10, 2016 (11:59 PM GMT)
    Paper submission: July 17, 2016 (11:59 PM GMT)
    Notification of decision: September 10, 2016
    Workshop dates: November 9-10, 2016

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    Related Sites

    Previous HotNets workshops.