The Seventeenth ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-2018) 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 PDT October 15th.


The workshop will be held on the Microsoft Campus, on November 15 and November 16, 2018. The workshop room will be in Microsoft Building 99, the building of Microsoft Research. The address is 14820 NE 36th St, Redmond, WA 98052.

There is no official hotel. There are several hotels within 15 minutes walking distance to the above address. Alternatively, you have more options in Bellevue downtown.


  • 09/24/2018: Registration lottery is open till 5pm PDT October 15th.
  • 09/24/2018: List of accepted papers is available here
  • Important Dates

    Abstract registration deadline: Jul 13, 2018 (7:59 PM EDT)
    Paper submission deadline: Jul 20, 2018 (7:59 PM EDT)
    Acceptance/rejection notification to authors: Sep 22, 2018
    Camera-ready submission deadline: Oct 20, 2018
    Workshop: Nov 15-16, 2018

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    Related Sites

    Previous HotNets workshops.