Presentation on theme: "IEEE ISPLC 2015 March 29 – April 1, 2015 Austin, Texas USA Alexis Kwasinski Univ. of Pittsburg Brian Evans UT Austin Haniph Latchman Univ. of Florida Bridget."— Presentation transcript:
IEEE ISPLC 2015 March 29 – April 1, 2015 Austin, Texas USA Alexis Kwasinski Univ. of Pittsburg Brian Evans UT Austin Haniph Latchman Univ. of Florida Bridget Erlikh IEEE ComSoc Bruce Worthman IEEE ComSoc General Chair General Co-Chair Naofal Al-Dhahir UT Dallas Anand Dabak Texas Instruments Technical Program Co-Chairs
Venue Downtown Austin The University of Texas at Austin Blanton Art Museum Complex Edgar A. Smith Building Auditorium History Museum Art Museum (free w/ name badge) State Capitol 250m away 200 E. MLK Blvd.
Texas State Capitol Made of pink granite, larger than US Capitol Nice grounds with several monuments Free tours and 250m from venue
Flow Two parallel tracks Three keynote talks Stuart Laval, Duke Energy Other suggestions? TC-PLC supper Monday Banquet supper Tuesday Abel’s on Lake Austin 5 km from venue Tutorial?
Paper Submissions YearLocationDatesSubmittedAcceptedAttendees 2015Austin, Texas USAMar 29 – Apr est est. (paid) 2014Glasgow, ScotlandMar 30 – Apr (paid) 2013Johannesburg, South AfricaMar 24 – (inc. volunteers) 2012Beijing, ChinaMar 27 – volunteers 2011Udine, ItalyApr 3 – (150 paid) 2010Rio de Janeiro, BrazilMar 28 – (135 paid) 2009Dresden, GermanyMar 29 – Apr (111 paid) 2008Jeju Island, KoreaApr 2 – (111 paid) 2007Pisa, ItalyMar 26 – (inc. volunteers) 60% acceptance rate ComSoc seeks 50% acceptance rate not including invited papers
Patrons UT Austin (Bronze level) Potential Freescale – Austin IBM – Austin National Instruments – Austin Pecan Street Research Institute – Austin Texas Instruments – Dallas Previous sponsors? devolo? MathWorks? Asking for your help $10,000 Gold $ 5,000 Silver $ 2,000 Bronze
Downtown Austin Clubs 500ft ~ 160m
Lady Bird Lake Trail Jogging, running, walking 10+ km 3 km from venue Lady Bird Lake Trail goes around both sides of lake
Barton Springs Spring fed pool, 300m x 30m About 5 km from conference hotel Open 5am – 10pm
Zilker Park Huge park, playground, Umlauf sculpture garden, botanical garden About 5 km from venue
Other Activities within 5 km Canoeing on Barton Creek Kayak Lady Bird Lake Mountain Bike the Barton Creek Greenbelt
Texas Wine Country Approximately 20 wineries < 140 km Several towards historic Fredericksburg
San Marcos Outlet Mall About 40 km south of conf. hotel 200+ outlet stores, shopping!! Prime Outlets –Neiman Marcus, Giorgio Armani General Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Coach, Crate and Barrel Outlet, Pottery Barn Outlet, bebe, Tommy Bahama, etc. Tanger Outlets –Samsonite, Wilsons Leather Outlet, Kenneth Cole, Old Navy Outlet, Polo Jeans Co., etc