VLSI 2021 will be held in a fully virtual format due to COVID-19.
Welcome to the 2021 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits. We appreciate your interest in
submitting a paper to the Symposium. On this page, you will find all the necessary
information and forms for the preparation of your submitted paper. The accepted papers will
be included in the Digest of Technical Papers as received, without opportunity for further
Before Submitting Your Paper
Please read the Pre-publication Policy for the
Authors may contact the Program Chairs for assistance with disclosure
*All papers to be submitted to 2021 Symposium on VLSI
Technology and Circuits should be validated by IEEE PDF eXpress before submission.
Please refer to “IEEE PDF eXpress® Instruction” can be downloaded from the side
menu under the Author’s Guide.
The deadline for 2021 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits submission is February 8, 2021, 23:59 JST (2:59 PM GMT/6:59 AM PST)
*You may confirm or replace your paper (including all information registered
on Paper Submission Form) on-line at any time up until the submission
deadline, 23:59 JST (2:59 PM GMT/6:59 AM PST), February 8, 2021, using
the Login ID, Login Password and Event ID that will be automatically
generated and emailed to you once the submission process is complete.
Before you submit your paper, it is important to read all the information
under each of the 4 tabs listed under “Important Notice to All Authors”. The
tabs are: Scope / Submission Preparation / Important Notice / Notifications..
*** Important Notice to All Authors
All submissions MUST be 2 pages long. Any other page length will be
grounds for automatic withdrawal.
The Scopes of the Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits, including
Joint Focus Sessions, are described in the Calls for Papers.
Symposia Demo Session
The Symposia Demo session will be video-based and open to a wide range of authors. The demo session will provide the opportunity to show pre-recorded demonstrations and prototypes of research projects, corresponding to all relevant topics of the Symposium. Those who wish to submit their paper(s) to Demo Session, please answer “Yes” to the question in “5. Questionnaires” at the time of Online Submission.
Below is the link to the Author’s Guide that provides a detailed
description for paper preparation for submission. PDF of Author’s Guide, Word Document of Author Guide The
paper must be in final form, and if accepted, will be published without any
150 Word Abstract
The abstract is a brief synopsis of your paper. It will be used by the Symposium
Technical Program Committee in press releases and pre- Symposium publicity. The
abstract should be typed in the Technical Paper Submission Form directly. You
enter plain ASCII text only, and you may not exceed 150 words. Neither tables
figures may appear in the abstract.
Papers will be considered on the basis of originality, innovation, and advancing
field. Prototype implementation and measured results will be considered
the ratings. *Your complete paper must occupy no more than two pages including
illustrations. Submitted papers, which exceed this length, will not be accepted
review. Each page can contain about 700 words and two illustrations (assuming
illustration is two- column format). A page could contain as many as six
illustrations if they are sized accordingly. When preparing the final pages,
follow carefully the instructions in the Author’s Guide. Please avoid the use of
special Asian fonts in the main body text, figures, charts, and tables in the
submission. The authors can use the first page for text and the second page for
pictures. *You must have approval from your organization before submitting your
paper to the VLSI Symposia. The VLSI Symposia views as an unprofessional
the withdrawal of a paper once it has been submitted by the author, accepted by
Program Committee, and widely announced in the Advance Program. Withdrawal of a
paper or failure to present a paper at the Symposia after the Advance Program is
distributed jeopardizes both the Symposia credibility and the author’s
Notification of Review Result
If accepted for presentation, the content of the paper must not be announced or
published prior to the Symposia. The Technical Program Committee will review all
submitted papers and authors will receive notification of the Committee’s
around the end of March 2021.
Copyright Transfer Form
Copyright Transfer Form must be submitted to the VLSI secretariat, once your
accepted. Detailed information will be given in the acceptance letter. We thank
for your interest in the Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits. If you have
further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Conference Office.
and Asia) or (North America and EU). Contact information for both Secretariats
at the bottom of this screen.
Symposium on VLSI Technology
Katsura Miyashita : Program Chair
Gosia Jurczak : Program Co-Chair
Symposium on VLSI Circuits
Yusuke Oike : Program Chair
Borivoje Nikolić : Program Co-Chair