Thank you for agreeing to be a Special Session Chair at DAC 2017! This Session Chair Resource Center is designed to help guide you through the slide review process and pre-conference preparation.
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As a Special Session Chair, you and the Session Organizer are responsible for reviewing any proceedings papers in your session. Papers are due from the presenter on Sunday, March 19. We are relying on you to review and provide constructive feedback on the technical content and to make sure each paper follows the proper formatting as set forth below:
All feedback and discussions for paper review will be done via email. You will receive an email with detailed instructions in March from MPA.
As a Special Session Chair and senior member of the technical community, we are relying on you to review and provide constructive feedback on the technical content and styling of the presentation slides for each speaker in your session. The quality of your session is highly important to the success of DAC. Slides will be available online for your review on Thursday, May 25, and you will receive email instructions prior to that date regarding how to access the slide review system. Please contact Jackie McIntosh if you have login issues. The Special session presentation timing is 23 minute presentation, 2 minute wrap up and 5 minutes for Question and Answer. (Please note that speakers are not required to have their slides reviewed but may want your objective opinion and assistance).
In addition to content, kindly pay attention to style issues, such as:
All DAC Session Chairs are entitled to a discounted full-conference registration rate. Robin Albright, DAC Registration Coordinator, will send an email to all session chairs with instructions on how to register on April 3. You may contact Robin Albright with registration questions.
All Session Chairs and speakers are required to attend the Speaker’s Breakfast. Please join your DAC colleagues to receive important last minute information regarding set up for the session. Please attend the day of your session:
At the breakfast, please be sure to meet the speakers in your session, confirm everyone is present and ready for your session, and pick up the speaker bios provided for introductions.
Location: Ballroom D
Please be at the session room 30 minutes before the session start time to assist the presenters with loading their slides and become familiar with the audio visual equipment.
DAC is the premier conference devoted to the design and automation of electronic systems (EDA), embedded systems and software (ESS), and intellectual property (IP).
DAC 2018 will be held in San Francisco, California at the Moscone Center West Hall. Get details about travel, hotels, and area attractions in one convenient spot.