2008 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits

Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA  June 17-20

General Infomation

The 2008 Symposium on VLSI Technology and the 2008 Symposium on VLSI Circuits will be held on June 17-19 and June 18-20, 2008 respectively. The Technology Short Course will be held on June 16. The two Circuits Short Courses will be held on June 17. All the meetings will be held at Hilton Hawaiian Village, 2005 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

New for this year, the Circuits Symposium will have a luncheon on Friday, June 20, with Tom Lee of Stanford as the invited speaker. He will give a talk on "The Great Transatlantic Cable and the Birth of Electrical Engineering". For registration fees for this luncheon, please go to registration information.



Morning and Afternoon


16 (Mon.)
 VLSI Technology Short Course  Reception

17 (Tue.)
 Symposium on VLSI Technology  Rump Sessions / Joint
  17 (Tue.)
 VLSI Circuits Short Courses   Reception

18 (Wed.)
 Symposium on VLSI Technology Joint Banquet
  18 (Wed.)
 Symposium on VLSI Circuits Joint Banquet

19 (Thur.)
 Symposium on VLSI Technology  

19 (Thur.)
 Symposium on VLSI Circuits  Rump Sessions
  20 (Fri.)
 Symposium on VLSI Circuits  
To encourage open discussion of technical information, cameras, tape recorders etc. will not be allowed in any sessions.

The technical digest and registration materials will be distributed at registration in the Palace Lounge in the Tapa Tower. The registration desk will be open as follows:

Symposia Registration Hours

Sunday, June 15

4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Monday, June 16 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 17 7:30a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 18 7:30a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 19 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday, June 20 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Please check the message board periodically. It will be located near the registration desk. Please advise those who wish to reach you during the day to phone the Hilton Hawaiian Village operator (+1-808-949-4321) and request the secretariat of the VLSI Symposia (Palace Lounge).

All foreign participants must have a valid passport. We would like to advise all participants, who may be required to apply for a VISA, that the application process requires time. Please contact the nearest US embassy as soon as possible.

Requests for partial travel expense support for students who are presenting papers should be sent to Secretariat USA (see below for address) no later than April 25, 2008.


IEEE Electron Devices Society
IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society
Japan Society of Applied Physics
Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers


USA Japan
Widerkehr and Associates
19803 Laurel Valley Place
Montgomery Village, MD 20886 USA
Tel: +301-527-0900 ext 103.
Fax: +301-527-0994
E-mail: vlsi@vlsisymposium.org

c/o ICS Convention Design, Inc.
Sumitomo Corp., Jinbocho Bldg.5
3-24, Kanda-Nishikicho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 101-8449, Japan
(address in Japanese)
Tel: +81-3-3219-3541
Fax: +81-3-3292-1811
E-mail: vlsisymp@ics-inc.co.jp