ICCDN 2017, The International Conference on Communication, Devices and Networking, organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT), Sikkim Manipal University, Sikkim, India. The ICCDN 2017 has 3 major components. C for Communication, D for Devices & N for Networks. The theme of ICCDN was the 5G_IoT Enabled Smart City. The recent drive by Govt. of India is to build 109 smart cities throughout India. The inaugural ceremony of the conference started with the Diya lighting and casting of the theme video of '5G IoT based smart city'. All the delegates are welcome by the song 'Sobare Kori Ahoban' of Rabindranath Tagore to realize the dream of 5G IoT based smart city into reality.
The Best Paper awards was sponsored by IEEE GRSS Kolkata Chapter.
Total 263 number of papers have been received out of which 103 papers have been accepted including National/International papers. Each of the sessions was highly interactive.
The conference was highly successful in its flavor of effective knowledge sharing sessions and the fruitful assembly of inter disciplinary fellows. This grand success has led to the motivation to organize ICCDN 2018.
Proceedings of ICCDN-2017: www.springer.com/in/book/9789811079009