ACM SIGCOMM 2016, Florianópolis, Brazil

Welcome to Florianópolis

The organizing committee is delighted to invite you to ACM SIGCOMM 2016, to be held in Florianópolis, Brazil, August 22-26 2016.

SIGCOMM is the flagship annual conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM) on the applications, technologies, architectures, and protocols for computer communication.

Statement by the SIGCOMM Executive Committee and
Message from the General Chairs on the relocation to Florianópolis


  • August 26, 2016

    The presentation slides from Jim Kurose's Lifetime Achievement Award keynote and main conference papers are now online!

  • August 24, 2016
    (updated on Aug. 25)

  • August 24, 2016

    The Topic Preview slides from Wednesday are online.

  • August 23, 2016

    The SIGCOMM main conference is now live streaming. Kindly note the conference program for the transmission schedule (all times are Brazilian timezone (UTC -0300).

  • August 23, 2016

    The Topic Preview slides from Monday are online.

  • August 22, 2016

    NetPL is now live streaming. Kindly note the workshop program for the transmission schedule (all times are Brazilian timezone (UTC -0300).

  • August 22, 2016

    Please note important updates regarding transportation to the Student Dinner, travel assistance for your ride back to Hercilio Luz Int'l Airport, and guest access for those staying at Oceania Park Hotel.

  • August 20, 2016

    We are pleased to inform that the conference keynote & technical sessions will be live streamed. The video stream will be accessible through the SIGCOMM 2016 website. Please join us! The NetPL workshop, on Monday, will also be live streamed. Additional information will follow soon.

  • August 17, 2016

    We'd like all attendees to have a smooth trip and arrival in Brazil! In case you find convenient, we organized a special support from SIGCOMM volunteers at Hercilio Luz Int'l Airport (FLN), and prepared a flyer with useful information regarding taxi apps, electricity voltage, local plug & socket standard, and more. Please visit the before departure section on the travel assistance page for further information. Also, we organized a list of nearby pubs & restaurants, including some special suggestions you shouldn't miss! Check it out!

  • August 16, 2016

    Follow SIGCOMM 2016 (program, latest news, and more) on your mobile device using the mConference event app! Download from AppStore or Google Play, and add ACM SIGCOMM 2016 from the conference list.

  • August 16, 2016

    The final SIGCOMM topic preview schedule is now online! Check it out and join us for short introductions on a variety of topics to enhance your understanding of this year's paper presentations.

  • August 11, 2016

    SIGCOMM'16 is experimenting a new format for the N2Women event, which will be held over a dinner at Canto do Mar Ingleses Restaurant. Check out the Social Events page for further information, and please RSVP if you plan to attend the dinner.

  • August 3, 2016
    (updated on Aug. 16)

    The ACM SIGCOMM 2016 conference proceedings are now published in the ACM Digital Library. Following ACM policy, the papers themselves will be available when the conference starts.

  • July 25, 2016

    We are delighted to announce that Jim Kurose (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is the 2016 SIGCOMM Lifetime Achievement Award winner! Jim will be giving the SIGCOMM opening keynote speech on Tuesday, 23rd. More details will be online soon!

  • July 21, 2016

  • July 19, 2016

    "Best of CCR" session included to the SIGCOMM program, the conference closing session postponed to 5:50pm on Thursday

  • July 18, 2016

    The Industrial Demos program online

  • July 15, 2016

    The Poster and Demo sessions programs online

  • July 13, 2016

    The preliminary SIGCOMM program is online (with daily schedule)

  • July 12, 2016

    Early bird registration deadline approaching (July 14th)!

  • July 6, 2016

    N2Women Travel Grant deadline extended to July 12th

  • July 5, 2016

    The SIGCOMM 2016 Student Dinner will take place at Ataliba Churrascarias Florianópolis on Wednesday, 24th. There will be a special selection of grilled and roasted beef ("rodízio" style — all you can eat, round-robin steak serving), plus vegetarian dishes, seafood, sushi, salads, and desserts!

  • June 29, 2016

    The preliminary program of NetPL workshop is online

  • June 27, 2016

    HotMiddlebox workshop technical program online

  • June 24, 2016

    LANCOMM and Internet-QoE workshops technical programs online

  • June 23, 2016

    Information about N2Women Travel Grants online. Deadline is July 8th.

  • June 18, 2016

    GAIA workshop technical program online

  • June 14, 2016

    The deadline for booking a hotel room at discounted rates was extended to July 20th!

  • June 14, 2016

    Please check the special menu selection of foods and drinks for the SIGCOMM 2016 Conference Banquet on Tuesday, 23rd

  • June 8, 2016

    The Travel Grants application deadline was extended to June 13! Please also notice important updates on the eligibility and selection criteria for SIGCOMM's GeoDiversity Grant applicantions.

  • May 24, 2016

    The SIGCOMM 2016 registration site is now live! Early bird registration deadline is July 14th!

  • May 24, 2016

    Would like to arrange for shared lodging and/or transportation with other attendees? Then consider subscribing to the sigcomm-roomshare-l discussion list!

  • May 18, 2016

    The submission site for ACM SIGCOMM Travel Grants is now online and accepting grant applications! The deadline is June 8!

  • May 18, 2016

    The submission deadline for industrial demos was extended to May 27

  • May 17, 2016

    A list of nearby hotel options (including those with special rates for our attendees) is online. Please note that depending on the hotel option, special rates are valid until either late May or early June!

  • May 13, 2016

    Detailed visa information is available!

  • May 5, 2016

    More information about the ACM SIGCOMM Travel Grants online. Submission site will open soon!

  • May 2, 2016

    The preliminary ACM SIGCOMM 2016 schedule (including tutorial and topic preview dates) is available!

  • April 30, 2016

    ACM SIGCOMM 2016 accepted papers announced

  • April 29, 2016

    Preliminary registration information (prices and categories) are available. Stay tuned: registration will open soon!

  • April 28, 2016

    We are happy to inform that the tutorial pages are now available!

  • April 24, 2016

    Attention graduate students: Call for ACM SIGCOMM 2016 "mentoring moments" is online! Please visit the page for further details and how to apply

  • April 22, 2016

  • April 13, 2016

    "Oceania Convention Center" selected as the conference venue. Please visit the venue and hotels and travel pages for updated information (including directions from the airport to the conference venue)

  • April 11, 2016

    Posters & Demos program committee announced

  • March 29, 2016

    The list of accepted tutorials is online

  • March 29, 2016

  • March 23, 2016

    Updated Advice for Travellers information is available

  • March 18, 2016

    HotMiddlebox, Internet-QoE and LANCOMM workshops paper registration and submission deadlines extended

  • March 14, 2016

    Relocation to Florianópolis announced

  • March 10, 2016

  • February 25, 2016

  • February 12, 2016

    Advice for Travellers to SIGCOMM'16 is online

  • February 8, 2016

    This year SIGCOMM had a total of 228 paper submissions!

  • January 23, 2016

  • January 5, 2016

    SIGCOMM 2016 paper submission instructions are online

  • January 5, 2016

    Workshop dates announced

  • December 22, 2015

    SIGCOMM 2016 Program Committee announced

  • December 22, 2015

    HotMiddlebox call for papers online

  • December 17, 2015

    The call for papers for LANCOMM and Internet-QoE workshops are online

  • December 15, 2015

    GAIA workshop call for papers online

  • December 9, 2015

    List of accepted workshop proposals announced

  • August 17, 2015

  • June 24, 2015

    Amin Vahdat and Sachin Katti are the TPC co-chairs of SIGCOMM 2016

  • June 3, 2015

    "Bahia Othon Palace" selected as the conference venue

  • March 31, 2015

    Web site online

Conference Schedule

ACM SIGCOMM 2016 - Detailed Conference Schedule


Important Dates

  • November 23, 2015

    Workshop proposals due

  • January 22, 2016

    Main conference paper titles and abstracts due

  • January 29, 2016

    Main conference complete paper submissions due

  • February 22, 2016

    Tutorial proposals due

  • May 9, 2016

    Posters & Demos submissions due

  • August 22-26, 2016

    SIGCOMM 2016 Main Technical Program


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