10th IEEE International Conference on Network Softwarization
24–28 June 2024 // St. Louis, MO, USA
Softwarized Networks in the Age of Generative AI

Call for Tutorial Proposals



  • Tutorial submission deadline: February 16, 2024

  • Acceptance notification:  March 4, 2024

  • Tutorial material:  April 26, 2024


The 10th IEEE International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2024) will be held on June 24 – 28, 2024 in St. Louis, USA. IEEE NetSoft has been created as a flagship conference aiming at addressing “Softwarization” of networks and systemic trends concerning the maturing of Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Software-Defined Networking (SDN), and Service Function Chaining (SFC). The IEEE NetSoft 2024 conference seeks tutorial proposals, which should provide clear and focused teaching materials covering hot and emerging topics that are within the scope of the conference, and this year’s theme of “Softwarized Networks in the Age of Generative AI”. 


A NetSoft 2024 tutorial proposal should be submitted in a single PDF file (4 pages max.), and must include the following:

  1. Tutorial title

  2. Tutorial duration: short (90 minutes) or long (180 minutes plus a break)

  3. Abstract briefly describing the concept, motivation and objectives of the tutorial (up to 300 words)

  4. Names, affiliations and short biographies of the speakers highlighting their experience on the proposed topic (up to 300 words per speaker)

  5. Intended audience and a brief description of the background required by the tutorial attendees.

  6. Planned format of the tutorial e.g. hands-on or demo, including a tentative time schedule. 

  7. Tutorial content: a detailed description of the tutorial content. It should highlight the relevance and timeliness of the addressed topic, the goal of the tutorial and an outline of its content. If appropriate, include a description of previous tutorial experience of the speaker(s) and past versions of the tutorial (including number of attendees) detailing how the proposed tutorial differs.

  8. Hand-out material: a brief description of the non-interactive material that will be provided to the tutorial’s attendees (e.g., slides, code snippets, tools, virtual machines, instructions/README).

Please submit proposals by email to both tutorial co-chairs: s.scott-hayward@qub.ac.uk  and elisa.rojas@uah.es


  • Sandra Scott-Hayward, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

  • Elisa Rojas, Universidad de Alcalá, Spain

If you have any questions, please contact both tutorial co-chairs: s.scott-hayward@qub.ac.uk and elisa.rojas@uah.es