International Symposium on DIStributed Computing (DISC) 2022



The International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC) is an international forum on the theory, design, analysis, implementation and application of distributed systems and networks. DISC 2022 will be held at Augusta, Georgia. The conference will be held October 25-27, 2022. DISC is organized in cooperation with the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS).


  • Submission (regular papers and brief announcements): May 13, 2022 (23:59 AoE)
  • Rebuttal phase (regular papers and brief announcements): June 29 – July 4 (23:59 AoE)
  • Notification (regular papers): July 25
  • Notification (brief announcements): July 25
  • Final version for proceedings: August 12
  • Main conference: October 25 – 27, 2022
  • Workshops: TBD


Submissions are sought in all areas of distributed algorithms and distributed systems including theory, design, implementation, modelling, analysis, and application of distributed systems and networks. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Biological and nature-inspired distributed algorithms
  • Blockchain protocols
  • Coding and reliable communication
  • Communication networks: algorithms, protocols, and applications
  • Complexity, lower bounds, and impossibility results
  • Design and analysis of distributed algorithms
  • Distributed and concurrent data structures
  • Distributed algorithms for clouds and IoT
  • Distributed graph algorithms
  • Distributed machine learning and data science
  • Distributed operating systems, middleware, database systems
  • Distributed resource management
  • Fault tolerance, reliability, self-organization, self-stabilization
  • Formal methods for distributed computing: verification, synthesis and testing
  • Game-theoretic and knowledge-based approaches to distributed computing
  • Internet and web applications, social networks, and recommendation systems
  • Massively-parallel, high-performance, cloud and grid computing
  • Mobile agents, autonomous distributed systems, swarm robotics
  • Multiprocessor and multi-core architectures and algorithms
  • Overlay networks and peer-to-peer networks
  • Population protocols and chemical reaction networks
  • Quantum distributed algorithms
  • Replication, consensus, and consistency
  • Security in distributed computing, cryptographic protocols
  • Synchronization, persistence, and transactional memory
  • Wireless, mobile, sensor and ad-hoc networks