A Special Session for IFIP/IEEE VLSI-SoC takes the form of a session that includes several
presentations (3 or 4) all of them targeting a hot topic. The special session has an Organizer
that must submit a document describing the structure of the session.
Structure of a Special Session proposal
The document submitted must have the following structure:
Title of the session
Organizer and affiliation
List of Special Session presentations (3 or 4), with the following information for each of them:
Title of the presentation
Short Abstract (maximum of half a page).
Submission of a Special Session and evaluation process
The submission of a Special Session proposal must be done through the Conference
website, using the next form:
The submitted special sessions will be evaluated by the Organizing Committee, including
the Program Chairs and Special Session Chairs.
The contributors in a Special Session are not obliged to produce a paper to be published in
the Conference proceedings.
In the case that the authors of a presentation proposed in a Special Session wish to publish a
paper in the Conference Proceedings, they should also submit the paper in the
corresponding regular track. The paper will be evaluated by the Technical Program
If the paper is accepted, it will be presented in the corresponding Special Session if this
session is accepted, or in a Regular Session otherwise. In both cases, the paper will appear
in the Proceedings and it will be evaluated as a candidate for a book chapter publication or
the Conference Best Paper Award.