ConfTELE 2021

11-12 February 2021 - ESTG, Polytechnic of Leiria

Leiria, Portugal

Hybrid event - physical and virtual participation

About ConfTELE2021 Call for Papers

About ConfTELE

Telecommunications embraces a wide range of hardware and software technologies by connecting devices, sensors, computers and intelligent machines altogether, building delivery systems capable of processing signals, information and data. The ever increasing demand for new and better technologies, to improve standard of living of all people and to contribute for the future of sustainable societies, is continuously driving worldwide research efforts in academia and industry. The theme of this year’s conference is Telecommunications Technologies Pursuing Enhanced Quality of Life in Urban Environments.

The 12th Conference on Telecommunications (ConfTELE 2021) will be held in Leiria, Portugal in Februrary 11-12, 2021. The 2021 Telecoms Conference (ConfTELE) aims to bring together researchers, engineers and students to present and discuss the latest advances and newly emerging trends in all fields of telecommunications. The technical programme of ConfTELE 2021 includes plenary sessions with invited keynote speakers, parallel thematic sessions (including regular oral and poster presentations) and exhibition. The exhibition will display recent developments in the area of telecommunications, namely prototypes, services, applications and trials. The technical activities will be held in English.

Having been previously hosted in Aveiro (twice), Sesimbra, Figueira da Foz, Tomar, Peniche, Vila da Feira, Castelo Branco, and Lisboa (twice), ConfTELE 2021 will this year take place in Leiria, at Campus 2 of the Polytechnic of Leiria. The event is organized by the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPLeiria) and Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT)


ESTG/Polytechnic of Leiria, Leiria, Portugal


11-12 February 2021

Call for Papers

(PDF version)

Prospective authors are invited to submit original papers written in English, four-pages long, in double-column format including authors' names, affiliations, and abstract. Papers will be collected only by electronic submission through the conference site. The papers presented at the conference will be submitted to IEEEXplore Digital Library

- Antennas, Microwaves and Radiowave Propagation
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
- Cloud and Edge Computing
- Data Science
- Digital Forensics
- E-learning
- Embedded Software and Digital Systems
- Analog, RF, Mixed Signal Circuits and Applications
- Electronics and Power Systems for Telecommunications
- Indoor and Outdoor Localization
- Information Security, Jamming and Interference Techniques
- Materials and Devices
- Mobile and Wireless Communications
- Multimedia Computing, Technologies and Applications
- Mobile Computing
- Networking
- Optical Communications Systems
- Photonics, Plasmonics, Electromagnetic Metamaterials
- Quantum Effects in Information and Transmission
- Sensors, Instrumentation, IoT and Applications
- Serious Games, Entertainment Computing and Applications
- Interactive Computing and Graphics
- Services and Applications
- Signal Processing
- Vehicular Communications and Drones


Organizing and Technical Program Committees

Honorary Chair
Carlos Salema

Carlos Salema


General Chair
Sérgio Faria

Sérgio Faria

IT/Polytechnic of Leiria

Rafael Caldeirinha

Rafael Caldeirinha

IT/Polytechnic of Leiria

Technical Program Chair
Pedro Assunção

Pedro Assunção

IT/Polytechnic of Leiria

Mário Freire

Mário Freire


Paulo André

Paulo André


André Mendes

André Mendes


Nuno Carvalho

Nuno Carvalho


Telmo Fernandes

Telmo Fernandes

IT/Polytechnic of Leiria

Nuno Rodrigues

Nuno Rodrigues

IT/Polytechnic of Leiria

Local arrangements
Carla Lopes

Carla Lopes

IT/Polytechnic of Leiria

Lino Ferreira

Lino Ferreira

IT/Polytechnic of Leiria

Patricio Domingues

Patrício Domingues

IT/Polytechnic of Leiria

Technical Program Committee

To be announced

Event schedule

Important dates (subject to changes)

Submission: 30th October 2020
Notification of acceptance: 30th December 2020
Camera Ready: 13th January 2021
Deadline for registration: 15th January 2021
Conference: 11-12th February 2021

Event Venue

Event venue location info and gallery

School of Technology and Management - Polytechnic of Leiria

The conference will be hosted at the School of Technology and Management - Polytechnic of Leiria. The School of Technology and Management (ESTG) is home of several BSc and Msc in areas as diverse as Engineering (Informatics, Electrotechnical, Mechanical, Civil) Management, Marketing and Law, with over 5000 students.


Technical sponsors

  • IEEE Portugal Section
  • Communications Society Chapter
  • Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Chapter
  • Antennas and Propagation Society, Electron Devices Society and Microwave Theory and Techniques Societ Joint Chapter
  • Vehicular Technology Society Chapter
  • Computer Society Chapter
  • Broadcast Technology Society Circuits and Systems Society Consumer Electronics Society Joint Chapter
  • Instrumentation & Measurement Society Chapter


Information regarding registration (soon)

Contact Us

ConfTELE 2021's contacts


Leiria, Portugal