ISSCC Vision Statement

The International Solid-State Circuits Conference is the foremost global forum for presentation of advances in solid-state circuits and systems-on-a-chip. The Conference offers a unique opportunity for engineers working at the cutting edge of IC design and application to maintain technical currency, and to network with leading experts.

Conference Technical Highlights

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On Sunday, February 17th, the day before the official opening of the Conference, ISSCC 2019 offers:

  • A choice of up to 4 of a total of 10 Tutorials, or
  • A choice of 1 of 2 all-day Advanced-Circuit-Design Forums

The 90-minute tutorials offer background information and a review of the basics in specific circuit-design topics. In the all-day Advanced-Circuit-Design Forums, leading experts present state-of-the-art design strategies in a workshop-like format. The Forums are targeted at designers experienced in the technical field.

On Sunday evening, there are two evening events.

On Monday, February 18th, ISSCC 2019 offers four plenary papers and Monday evening will feature the Industry Showcase, an event offering presentations and demonstrations from industry on solid-state circuits and systems-on-chip enabling novel products.

On Tuesday, February 19th, there are five parallel technical sessions, both morning and afternoon. A Social Hour open to all ISSCC attendees will follow. The Social Hour, held in conjunction with Book Displays and Author Interviews, will also include a second Demonstration Session. Tuesday evening will feature two informative and entertaining events.

On Wednesday, February 20th, there will be five parallel technical sessions, both morning and afternoon, followed by Author Interviews.

On Thursday, February 21st, ISSCC offers a choice of five all-day events:

  • A Short Course “Integrated Phased Arrays: Theory, Practice, and Implementation for 5G and Beyond”

Four Advanced-Circuit-Design Forums entitled

  • The Complete ADAS Sensing Network
  • Intelligence at the Edge: How Can We Make Machine Learning More Energy Efficient?
  • 56Gb/s to 112Gb/s and Beyond – Design Challenges and Solutions in Wireline Communications
  • The Right Tool for the Job: Application Optimized Data Converters

Registration for educational events on Sunday and Thursday will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. Use of the ISSCC Web-Registration Site is strongly encouraged. Registrants will be provided with immediate confirmation on registration for the Conference, Tutorials, Forums, and the Short Course.