VLSI-SoC 2019 will offer a Student Forum is a poster session aimed at the exchange of ideas and experiences of students from different parts of the world. Elected students have an opportunity to discuss their research work with specialists within the system and design automation communities. This offers a good opportunity for students to receive valuable feedback and gain exposure in the job market. Furthermore, this forum also provides a great chance for industry officials to meet junior researchers, giving an avenue for incorporating the latest research developments into their companies

Eligibility: 
Undergraduate, master and first-year Ph.D. students are invited to submit their work.

Presentation: 
Posters will be presented in a full one-hour Poster Session.

Publication: 
Accepted posters will be given two pages in the proceedings.

Best Student Forum Poster Award: 
The Student Forum selection committee will review all presented posters and recommend one poster for the Best Student Forum Poster Award. Awards for the second and third places will also be offered.

Grants for Ph.D. Forum students: 
VLSI-SoC 2019 finances a limited number of travel grants for students. In principle, grants are restricted to support underrepresented groups (women, Latin, and others) of students who cannot be fully supported by their institutions. This rule gives preference to students being enrolled in Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Asia (exceptions: Israel, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and China).

How to Apply: 
Submit a two-page extended abstract of your research work in PDF format. Send submissions via EasyChair platform of VLSI-SoC2019 until 21 July. Paper format should be compliant with the guidelines for regular papers.

Student Forum Program Chairs:
Laleh Behjat, University of Calgary, Canada
Cristina Meinhardt, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul