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Top Computer Science Conferences in 2022

Looking for a technical conference to attend? Look no further! We’ve curated the top computer science conferences to attend this year.
IEEE Computer Society Team
Published 12/28/2021
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Last Updated: 22 December 2022

This Year’s Top Conferences

Top list of upcoming computer science conferences in 2022The IEEE Computer Society hosts more than 189+ technical conferences each year spanning multiple disciplines for computing professionals to learn, share, and build relationships. Subject fields include cloud, quantum computing, virtual reality, blockchain, 5G, sustainable computing, software, hardware, and much more.

This year we see many more conference organizers planning to return to in-person, while many more are adopting a hybrid approach to best serve the international computing community.

The conferences on this list happen throughout the year and cover a wide range of topics. To help you better navigate these 2022 tech conferences, we’ve organized them by month including location and event description.

Don’t forget to bookmark this page and sign up for conference alerts. We will continue to add to our list of computer science conferences to attend this year.

If you don’t see a conference that piques your interest or isn’t in your discipline, we recommend you explore the IEEE Computer Society’s full roster of 189+ technical conferences.


Search by the 2022 Most Popular Conferences: CVPR | COMPSAC | VIS | SERVICES | Quantum Week | SC | HOST | WACV | VR

Search by Month: July | August | September | October | November | December

Opportunities for Students and Early Career Professionals: SP | CVPR | COMPSAC | SC | Quantum Week | Past Conferences





38th Annual International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME 2022)

ICSME is one of the many premier international forums established and supported by the IEEE Computer Society for researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to present, discuss, and debate the most recent ideas, experiences, and challenges in software maintenance and evolution.

Limassol, Cyprus / 3 – 7 October 2022


IEEE Future Networks 2022

The 2022 IEEE Future Networks World Forum (formerly 5G World Forum) aims to bring experts from industry, academia, and research to exchange their vision as well as their achieved advances towards future networks of 5G and beyond and encourage innovative cross-domain studies, research, early deployment and large-scale pilot showcases that address the challenges of future networks.

Montreal, Canada / 12 – 14 October 2022


Key Things to Know: Program | For Authors | Sponsors and Exhibitors


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IEEE Visualization and Visual Analytics (VIS 2022)

VIS 2022 will be the year’s premier forum for advances in theory, methods, and applications of visualization and visual analytics. The conference will convene an international community of researchers and practitioners from universities, government, and industry to exchange recent findings on the design and use of visualization tools.

After two years of purely virtual events, the conference plans for an in-person part of the conference with the motto: “VIS ’22 is about the people you meet.”

Oklahoma City, USA / 16 – 21 October 2022


21st International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2022)

This leading conference for augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), and virtual reality (VR) attracts leading researchers from around the globe from academia and industry. ISMAR 2022 explores the advances in commercial and research activities related to AR, MR, and VR by continuing the expansion of its scope over the past several years. The conference is planned to consist of two days of workshops, tutorials, contests, and consortiums and three days of scientific presentations including papers, posters, demonstrations, panels, etc. Industrial exhibitions will be arranged to promote the interactions and exchange between industry and academia.

Singapore / 17 – 21 October 2022


IEEE Secure Development Conference (SecDev 2022)

SecDev​ ​is​ ​a​ ​venue​ ​for​ ​presenting​ ​ideas,​ ​research,​ ​and​ ​experience​ ​about​ ​how​ ​to​ ​develop​ ​secure systems. It focuses on theory,​ ​techniques,​ ​and​ ​tools​ ​to ​“build​ ​security​ ​in” to​ ​existing​ ​and​ ​new​ ​computing​ ​systems, and does not focus on simply discovering​ ​the​ ​absence​ ​of​ ​security.​

The​ ​goal of SecDev​ ​is​ ​to encourage​ ​and​ ​disseminate​ ​ideas​ ​for​ ​secure​ ​system​ ​development​ ​among​ ​academia,​ ​industry, and​ ​government.​ ​It​ ​aims​ ​to bridge ​the​ ​gap​ ​between​ ​constructive​ ​security​ ​research​ ​and​ ​practice and​ to ​enable​ ​the real-world​ ​impact​ ​of security research in​ ​the​ ​long​ ​run. ​Developers​ ​have​ ​valuable​ ​experiences​ ​and​ ​ideas​ ​that​ ​can​ ​inform​ ​academic research,​ ​and​ ​researchers​ ​have​ ​concepts,​ ​studies,​ ​and​ ​even​ ​code​ ​and​ ​tools​ ​that​ ​could​ ​benefit developers.

Atlanta, USA / 18 – 20 October 2022





International Conference for High-Performance Computer, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (SC 2022)

Being part of the SC Conference enhances your career – whether you are presenting new research, showcasing innovative work or practices, helping teach the next generation, or competing for peak performance. The SC selection process is highly competitive and being selected is extremely rewarding.

Dallas, Texas, USA / 13 -18 November 2022


Key Things to Know: Keynote | Invited Talks | Panels | Papers | Birds of a Feather | Early Career | Dates and Deadlines

For Students: Alumni Networking | HPC Immersion | Job Fair | Mentor-Protege Matching | Student Cluster Competition | Webinars | Volunteer


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22nd International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2022)

ICDM 2022 has established itself as an international forum for the presentation of original research results, as well as the exchange and dissemination of innovative and practical development experiences. The conference covers all aspects of data mining, including algorithms, software, systems, and applications. ICDM draws researchers, application developers, and practitioners from a wide range of data mining-related areas such as big data, deep learning, pattern recognition, statistical and machine learning, databases, data warehousing, data visualization, knowledge-based systems, and high-performance computing. By promoting novel, high-quality research findings, and innovative solutions to challenging data mining problems, the conference seeks to advance the state-of-the-art in data mining.

Orlando, USA / 30 November – 3 December





24th IEEE International on Multimedia (ISM 2022)

Research in multimedia computing is generally concerned with the presentation, integration, and computation of one or more media, such as text, image, graphics, audio, video, social data, and data collected from various sensors using computing techniques.

ISM 2022 is the flagship conference of IEEE Technical Community on Multimedia (TCMC) and an international forum for researchers to exchange information regarding advances in the state of the art and practice of multimedia computing, as well as to identify the emerging research topics and define the future of multimedia computing.

The technical program of ISM 2022 will consist of invited talks, paper presentations, and panel discussions. Submissions are solicited for full papers, short papers, and workshop papers.

Naples, Italy / 5 – 7 December 2022


IEEE International Conference on Big Data (BigData 2022)

Over the last eight years, this conference has established itself as a top-tier research conference impacting science, engineering, medicine, healthcare, finance, business, and even society.

This year’s conference will host a BIgData Cup Challenge. Industrial, government, and academic organizations are invited to submit proposals to organize a Data Challenge for the 2022 conference. Data Challenges are analytics and programming contests based on datasets released by the organizations sponsoring the competitions.

Kyoto, Japan / 13 – 16 December 2022


Past Conferences




Winter Conference on Applications in Computer Vision (WACV 2022)

WACV is one of the premier international computer vision events comprising of the main conference and several co-located workshops and tutorials. With its high quality and low cost, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics, and industry researchers.

Waikaloa, Hawaii, USA / January 3 – 8





IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality (VR 2022)

The IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (IEEE VR) is the premier international event for the presentation of research results in the broad areas of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR/AR/XR).

After evaluating the current COVID-19 situation in New Zealand and the uncertainty around International travel, the decision has been made to transform the in-person component of IEEE VR 2022 into an all-digital conference experience and will now be an online event.

Virtual / 12 – 16 March





38th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2022)

ICDE 2022 is the flagship IEEE conference addressing research issues in designing, building, managing, and evaluating advanced data-intensive systems and applications. For over three decades, ICDE has been a leading forum for researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and exchange techniques, tools, and experiences.

Due to travel restrictions, the 38th edition of IEEE ICDE will be transformed into a fully virtual event that will provide the community with an interactive digital forum for educational exchanges, scientific news, and best practice updates while protecting the safety, health, and well-being of all congress participants.

Virtual / 9 – 12 May 2022


44th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2022)

ICSE, created by the joint partnership of IEEE and ACM, is the top software engineering conference. Since 1975, ICSE provides a forum where researchers, practitioners, and educators gather together to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, experiences, and issues in the field of software engineering.

Pittsburgh, USA / 21 – 29 May 2022


43rd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SP 2022)

SP 2022 is the leading forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy, and for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field.

This conference is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Community on Security and Privacy in cooperation with the International Association for Cryptologic Research.

San Francisco, USA / 22 – 26 May 2022


International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2022)

PDPS is an international forum for engineers and scientists from around the world to present their latest research findings in all aspects of parallel computation. In addition to technical sessions of submitted paper presentations, the meeting offers workshops, tutorials, and commercial presentations and exhibits.

In 2022, IPDPS will return to meeting in person and will do so in the European metropolis of Lyon. Lyon is a major science and technology center where Joseph Marie Jacquard designed the first mechanical weaving machine – a precursor of the first computer!

Lyon, France / 30 May – 3 June 2022





International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA 2022)

This premier symposium shares the latest ideas and research findings in computer architecture.

New York City, USA / 11 – 15 June 2022


IEEE Conferences on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2022)

CVPR is the top international conference on computer vision, comprising the main conference and several co-located workshops and short courses. With its high quality and low cost, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics, and industry researchers.

New Orleans, USA / 18 – 24 June 2022


Key Things to Know: Workshop Schedule | Tutorial List | Tutorial Selections | Doctoral Consortium | Accepted Papers | Job Opportunities | Call for Volunteers


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IEEE 46th Annual Computers, Software, and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2022)

This is a week-long forum for computer science and information technology professionals and researchers from around the world to network and share their most recent research. This year’s theme is “Computers, Software, and Applications in an Uncertain World.

Torino, Italy / 27 June – 1 July 2022


IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST 2022)

The rapid proliferation of computing and communication systems with increasing computational power and connectivity into every sphere of modern life has brought security to the forefront of system design, test, and validation processes. The emergence of new application spaces for these systems in the internet-of-things (IoT) regime is creating new attack surfaces as well as new requirements for secure and trusted system operation.

HOST aims to facilitate the rapid growth of hardware-based security research and development and highlights new results in the area of hardware and system security. Relevant research topics include techniques, tools, design/test methods, architectures, circuits, and applications of secure hardware.

McLean, USA / 27 – 30 June 2022



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IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on Very Large Scale Integration (ISVLSI 2022)

This symposium explores emerging trends and novel ideas and concepts covering a broad range of topics in the area of very large scale integration, from VLSI circuits, systems, and design methods, system-level design issues to bringing VLSI design to new areas and technologies such as nano- and molecular devices, security, artificial intelligence, and Internet-of-Things.

The Symposium has established a reputation for bringing together well-known international scientists as invited speakers. The emphasis on high quality will continue in this and future editions of the Symposium.

Cyprus / 6 – 8 July 2022


42nd IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2022)

ICDCS is a premier international conference for researchers, developers, and users to present, discuss and exchange cutting-edge ideas and the latest findings on topics related to any aspects of distributed computing systems.

Bologna, Italy / 10 – 13 July 2022


IEEE World Congress on Services (SERVICES 2022)

The 2022 IEEE World Congress on Services will return to a face-to-face event this year. SERVICES 2022 is solely sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society under the auspice of the Technical Community on Services Computing (TCSVC). This conference covers all aspects of services computing and applications, current or emerging. Centered around services computing, it will cover various systems and networking research pertaining to cloud, edge, and Internet-of-Things (IoT). Additionally, technologies for intelligent computing, learning, Big Data, and blockchain applications, addressing critical issues such as knowledge network, high performance, security, privacy, dependability, trustworthiness, and cost-effectiveness.

The 2022 Congress welcomes papers on the aftermath and the impact of COVID-19 on services and the world infrastructure. In addition to co-located theme-topic conferences, the Congress will also include symposia and workshops supporting deep-dive discussions on emerging important topics and complement the SERVICES 2022 program with industry and application presentations and panels.

Barcelona, Spain / 10 – 16 July 2022





IEEE 23rd International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration for Data Science (IRI 2022)

Data science has become the new frontier for self-driving cars and AI. Such intelligent applications derive from Information Reuse and Integration (IRI). IRI seeks to maximize the utility of information by creating simple, rich, and cost-effective knowledge representations and ontologies. IRI consequently explores strategies for integrating this knowledge into systems and applications.

This conference explores three major tracks: information reuse, information integration, and reusable systems. Information reuse explores the theory and practice of optimizing representations; information integration focuses on innovative strategies and algorithms for unifying diverse information in novel domains, and reusable systems focus on developing and deploying models and corresponding processes that enable Information Reuse and Integration to play a pivotal role in enhancing decision-making processes in various application domains.

IRI 2022 serves as a forum for researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to present, discuss, and exchange ideas that address real-world problems with real-world solutions. Theoretical and applied papers are both included. The conference program will include special sessions, open forum workshops, panels, and keynote speeches.

Virtual / 9 – 11 August 2022





IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering (QCE 2022)

QCE, also known as Quantum Week, bridges the gap between the science of quantum computing and the development of an industry surrounding it. As such, this conference brings a perspective to the quantum industry different from academic or business conferences. Quantum Week is a multidisciplinary quantum computing and engineering venue that gives attendees the unique opportunity to discuss challenges and opportunities with quantum researchers, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, developers, students, practitioners, educators, programmers, and newcomers.

Bloomfield, USA / 19 – 23 September 2022


Key Things to Know: Conference Topics | Keynote Speakers | Call for Papers | Call for Tutorials | Call for Workshops | Call for Panel | Submission Deadlines | Birds-of-a-Feather | Opportunities for Graduate Students & Post Docs

Sponsorship and Exhibition: Opportunites | Exhibitor Experience Guide | Prospectus


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37th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2022)

The ASE conference is a research forum for Automated Software Engineering. Each year, it brings together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to discuss foundations, techniques, and tools for automating the analysis, design, implementation, testing, and maintenance of large software systems.

Ann Arbor, USA / 26 September – 1 October 2022