The Nineteenth ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-2020) 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.


University of Chicago
Department of Computer Science
John Crerar Library, 390

Suggested hotels near campus:
Hyatt Place Chicago-South, Sophy Hotel

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. Closer to the workshop, more information about how to obtain a visa support letter from ACM will be posted here.


  • April 14, 2020: HotNets 2020 website is live
  • Important Dates

    Paper submission deadline (no separate abstract registration deadline): June 15, 2020 (11:59pm EDT) June 26, 2020 (11:59pm EDT)
    Acceptance/rejection notification to authors: August 17, 2020 August 31, 2020
    Reviews to authors: August 24, 2020 September 4, 2020
    Camera-ready submission deadline: TBD
    Workshop: November 5-6, 2020