2024 IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (PACRIM’24)

August 21-23, 2024, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada

Call for Papers

Established in 1987, Pacific Rim Conference is the premier IEEE biennial event in the Pacific Northwest. It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the first post-pandemic version of this event by submitting papers to the Communication, Computer, or Signal Processing tracks, or by organizing a special session. All accepted papers will appear in IEEE Xplore.

The topics of interest to PACRIM’24 encompass, but are not limited to, the following:


Co-chairs: Julian Cheng, University of British Columbia, Okanagan; Muhammad Hanif, Thompson Rivers University

  • Communication Theory
  • Wireless Communications and Networking
  • Channel Measurement & Modeling
  • OFDM/Multicarrier Systems
  • Distributive/Cell-Free Massive MIMO
  • Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces
  • Resource & Mobility Management
  • Network Architecture & Protocols
  • IoT and Machine-Type Communications
  • Machine Learning for Communications
  • Millimeter Wave and Terahertz Communications
  • Optical Communications
  • Satellite and Space Communications
  • Green Communications
  • Cognitive Radio and Networks
  • Communication & Networking Testbeds
  • Security and Cryptography


Co-chairs: Jianping Pan, University of Victoria; Zhengman Fang, Simon Fraser University

  • Computer Architecture
  • Application/Domain-Specific Hardware Acceleration
  • Embedded, Reconfigurable, Power-Aware Systems
  • Memory-Centric Architecture and Systems
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing
  • Grid and Cloud Computing
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Based Systems
  • Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms
  • Big Data Analytics
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Runtime Systems and Virtualization
  • Programming, Compilation, and Automation Support
  • Cyber Security and Privacy
  • Multi-core Processors and Applications

Signal Processing

Co-chairs: Michael McGuire, University of Victoria; Xingyu Li, University of Alberta

  • Signal Processing Theory and Methods
  • Signal Processing for Medical and Biological Applications
  • Signal Processing for Communications
  • Machine Learning for Signal Processing
  • Signal Processing for UAV Systems and IoT
  • Graph Signal Processing and Applications
  • Tensor Methods and Applications
  • Video and Image Processing
  • Speech and Audio Processing
  • Multimedia Signal Processing
  • Underwater Platforms and Sensors
  • Array Signal Processing
  • Sparse Signal Processing
  • Information Forensics
  • Computer Vision

Important Dates

Paper Submission:

 April 15, 2024

 April 30, 2024

Acceptance Notification:

 June 1, 2024

 June 8, 2024

Camera Ready/Registration:

 July 8, 2024