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IEEE 5G World Forum 2021 took place 100% virtually.  On-demand access is available for registrants through 31 December 2021. Proceedings will not be cancelled, and publication to IEEE Xplore will continue as planned.
We intend to maintain Montreal, Canada as our location for 2022, with dates to be announced soon. For questions, contact


Conference Overview

The 5G World Forum is now the Future Networks World Forum

The 5G World Forum event has been renamed the Future Networks World Forum. Visit the Future Networks World Forum website to learn more about the upcoming event in 2022 and beyond. This site is now an archive.

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Important Dates

Workshop Proposals
July 31, 2021

Technical Papers
August 31, 2021

Workshop and Special Session Papers
September 15, 2021

Tutorial Proposals
Vertical/Topical Area Proposals
Industry Forum and Panel Sessions
September 15, 2021

Industry Demonstrations
September 15, 2021

Conference Dates:
13-15 October 2021
Registration Deadline: 30 November 2021

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