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Proceedings published by IEEE CS Press
Co-sponsored by IEEE Communications Society,UK CC; COST 290; ECMS; BCS HCI;


Paper Submission: 30April 2008 (Extended)
Notification of Acceptance: 30 May 2008
Camera Ready 22 June 2008
Author/Early Registration 22 June 2008
Tutorials 16 September 2008
Exhibition 17-18 September 2008
Conference Dates 17-19 September 2008

Keynote Speakers

  • Imrich Clamtac, President of Create-Net, Italy
  • Thomas Magedanz, Director of NGNI, Fokus, Germany
  • Henry Tirri, Head of System Research Centres, Nokia Research Centre, Finland
  • George Kontopidis; CTO, NMS Communications, USA

Following the distinctive success of NGMAST’07, the Second NGMAST 2008 Conference will be also held in Cardiff’s newest and most exciting building, the ATRium. NGMAST2008 will focus on all novel aspects of technology, application and service development within the Mobile and Wireless Communications community. It aims to bring together a wide spectrum of international experts from the fields of research, business and policy, to facilitate a creative forum for the promotion of collaboration and knowledge transfer. NGMAST’07 had participant from 30 countries. In particular it will facilitate a dialogue between Government, SMEs, major industry players and academia to help create pathways for the development of common goals in a convergent network environment.

Opportunities and Activities

The three day conference programme will combine keynote speakers from both industry and academia with a multi-track technical programme. There will be opportunities to attend interactive, high quality, peer reviewed sessions which will provide detailed insights from forward thinkers working in the themes of the conference. The conference will include a number of specialised workshops as well.

Additionally there will be an exhibition for both international business and niche market SMEs to display their latest products and services and to undertake a range of networking opportunities.

Conference themes include but not limited to:

Next Generation Mobile Services

  • IMS service architecture
  • Fixed-Mobile Convergence and IMS
  • Next Generations Service Management and delivery
  • Software System design for Mobile services
  • Multimedia and Multicast services
  • Peer-to-Peer Services
  • Client-Server based services
  • Innovative services on IMS Application Servers
  • Location-based services
  • Context/Content-aware services
  • Security services
  • IMS Billing, Accounting and Charging
  • Web 2.0 for IMS
  • IMS interfaces for Web 2.0 services

Next Generation Mobile Applications

  • SIP-based applications on IMS
  • Mobile TV and multicast applications
  • Mobile peer-to-peer (P2P) applications
  • Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications
  • Real-time multimedia applications
  • Mobile gaming
  • High-speed data applications on mobile networks
  • Web 2.0 applications and IMS
  • Secure Mobile banking applications
  • Mobile GIS applications
  • Mobile health care and medical applications
  • Home automation and monitoring applications
  • M-commerce
  • M-learning
  • M-entertainment
  • Mobile applications user interface and design
  • Mobile Search engines

Next Generation Mobile Technologies

  • IMS deployment experiences
  • Next generation access technologies
  • Fixed-Mobile Convergence and IMS
  • Mobile Broadband technologies
  • Mobile Vehicular technologies
  • Adaptation techniques for next generation networks and services
  • Inter-operability and optimization issues
  • End-to-End quality of service
  • Resource Allocation and Management strategies
  • Ambient and pervasive networking
  • Energy conservation technologies

Standardization and Ethical issues for beyond 3G

  • Beyond 3G and Society
  • Next Generations Network Management and Operation strategy


Full papers reporting original and unpublished research results on NGMAST topics are solicited. Submissions must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere while being evaluated for this conference.

  • FORMATTING: The proceedings will be published by the prestigious IEEE Computer Society Press. Submissions must be in IEEE two-column format and must not exceed 6 pages, including figures, tables and references. The cover page should contain title, author names, affiliations, and email addresses. Please indicate clearly the corresponding author. Include up to five keywords from the above list and an abstract of no more than 300 words.
  • HOW TO SUBMIT: The paper submission for NGMAST 2008 will only be accepted through the EDAS Paper Submission System accessible from the link on the website. Only papers in PDF will be accepted for reviewing. Submissions as e-mail attachment will not be accepted.
  • REVIEWING: Consistent with standard practice, each submitted paper will receive rigorous peer reviewing. Papers will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance and clarity of presentation. Selection will be based on full papers. Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper, if accepted. All accepted papers of the conference are expected to be presented and will be included in the conference proceedings.
  • CAMERA READY MANUSCRIPT: Accepted papers will need to be formatted in IEEE format (see publication guidelines on the conference website). Camera ready papers must be submitted directly to IEEE through a link that will be activated on the conference website. Again: Only PDF files will be accepted!


Paper Submission: 14 April 2008
Notification of Acceptance: 30 May 2008
Camera Ready 22 June 2008
Author/Early Registration 22 June 2008
Tutorials 16 September 2008
Exhibition 17-18 September 2008
Conference Dates 17-19 September 2008




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