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Workshop on "Small Cell Cooperative Communications"



COST IC1004 + iPLAN Joint Workshop on “Small Cell Cooperative Communications”
May, 2, 2012 - Lyon, France

The European COST Action IC1004 addresses research issues in the field of cooperative radio communications to make communications in smart environments (SEs) cleaner, safer, and more energy efficient.
The iPlan FP7 project adresses the problem of developing efficient Radio Access Network (RAN) Planning and Optimization (P&O) tools.

The workshop intends to serve as a discussion framework on advances on smalls cells technologies, including not only indoor residential femtocells but also rural, enterprise or picocells systems.

Please check here for more information about the venue, the program and the accomodations nearby.

Please find here the call for papers.

Registration to the Workshop and fee

  • The registration page is now closed. If you wish to attend the event please send an email to

As the Workshop is co-located with the 4th IC1004 MC Meeting, there are two options regarding the fee:

  • Registration and attendance to the Workshop only: free of charge (including the Workshop gala dinner on May 2nd, 2012), thanks to the support of the iPlan project, the Rhône-Alpes region and INSA Lyon
  • Registration to the Workshop + 4th MC Meeting: 180 € (including the Workshop and the MCM gala dinners)

Important Dates

Submission of papers: 27 February 2012 (CLOSED)
Notification of acceptance: 30 March 2012
Final version of papers ready: 18 April 2012
Workshop: 2 May 2012, from 8.30am to 4.15pm