The Sixteenth ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-2017) 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 30.


The workshop will be held on the VMWare Campus, on November 30 and December 1, 2017.

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.


  • 2017:11:28: HotNets Dialogues for selected papers now available. See Program
  • 2017:11:01: Program is available
  • 2017:10:20: List of accepted papers is available here
  • 2017:10:15: Open registration lottery is open till 5pm PDT October 30
  • 2017:07:25: Site open for paper registration and submission! See Call for Papers
  • 2017:07:07: Submission and Formatting details have been updated
  • 2017:05:18: Call For Papers is available
  • 2017:04:24: Program Committee members added
  • 2017:03:14: HotNets 2017 website is live
  • Important Dates

    Paper submission: Friday, August 4, 2017 (7:59 PM EDT)
    Notification of decision: Monday, October 9, 2017
    Camera-ready submission deadline: Saturday, November 4, 2017
    Workshop: November 30-December 1, 2017

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    Supported By

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    Related Sites

    Previous HotNets workshops.