The main conference on the scientific analysis
of mobile phone datasets

New Logo

We have a new Logo for the conference, that was selected by the NetMob community. Among 3 different designs, the new logo was crowdsourced and voted by 100+ conference attendees. Thank you all for helping us in getting a new logo and putting together 2015 Netmob conference!

April 8-10

We are planning a very exciting edition for NetMob 2015. The conference will take place at the Media Lab at MIT on April 8 - 10, 2015. April 10 will be a full day special session on the results obtained for the Orange D4D challenge. We hope to see you there and look forward catching up with the latest developments in mobile phone dataset analysis.

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Orange D4D Challenge

Building on the success of the previous edition, NetMob will host an special event and award session for the new 'Data for Development Senegal' Challenge on mobile phone dataset analysis. Check for more details



The availability of mobile phone datasets has opened the possibility to improve our understanding of how humans communicate, socialize, move around cities, mobilize, etc. Netmob is the primary conference in the analysis of those datasets in social, urban, societal and industrial problems.


The 2014 edition of NetMob will take place at the Media Lab at MIT in a conference format similar to that of the previous editions: one track of short contributed talks, a simplified submission procedure, no proceedings (except for a book of abstracts), and the possibility to present recent results or results submitted elsewhere.


Call for Submissions: 1st September 2014
Submission deadline: 31st December 2014
Notification of acceptance: February 2015
Registration opening: 1st September 2014
Deadline for early registration: 15th March 2015
Conference: April 8-10, 2015

NetMob 2015 Organizers

Esteban Moro


Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain).

Vincent Blondel


Professor of Applied Mathematics at Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium). Also Recteur de l'UCL

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland


Director of the Human Dynamics Laboratory and Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program at MIT

Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye


Graduate student at MIT Media Lab and privacy researcher


NetMob 2013

May 2-3, 2013
Media Lab at MIT (Cambridge, MA)
NetMob 2013 program (3MB)
NetMob 2013 Book of abstracts (176 pages, 40MB)
Netmob 2013 had a special session on the D4D Orange challenge on mobile phone dataset analysis
The D4D book (850 pages, 122MB) contains copies of all the submissions to the D4D challenge that have been selected for NetMob. It is a unique source of information of what can be achieved with mobile phone datasets for countries development.

NetMob 2011

October 10-11, 2011
Media Lab at MIT (Cambridge, MA)
Co-located with the Third IEEE Conference on Social Computing
NetMob 2011 Book of abstracts (127 pages, 16MB)

NetMob 2010

May 11, 2010
Media Lab at MIT (Cambridge, MA)
Co-located with the International Conference on Network Science
NetMob 2010 Book of abstracts (81 pages, 5.5 MB)


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