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.


In light of continued effects from the COVID-19 pandemic, HotNets 2020 will be a fully virtual event. Registered attendees will receive attendance information on live video sessions via Zoom as well as parallel discussions and Q&A on Slack.


  • New: Registration for HotNets 2020 is open to all
  • Sept 9, 2020: Preliminary technical program posted online
  • June 12, 2020: Paper submission deadlines updated
  • April 14, 2020: HotNets 2020 website is live
  • Important Dates

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

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