SIGDA University Demonstration 2016


SIGDA University Booth is back to DAC with a new name: University Demonstration.

The SIGDA/DAC University Demonstration had been providing an opportunity for the university community to demonstrate EDA tools, design projects, and instructional materials at the Design Automation Conference since 1987.

Call for Demonstrations

28th ACM SIGDA University Booth at the 53th Design Automation Conference
Austin Convention Center
Austin, Texas
June 7, 2016
University Booth comes back to DAC this year after one year break with a new format and a new title: University Demonstration. This year marks the 28th University Demonstration at the Design Automation Conference. UD is an opportunity for university researchers to display their results and to interact with participants at DAC. Presenters and attendees at DAC are especially encouraged to participate, but participation is open to all members of the university community. The demonstrations include new EDA tools, EDA tool applications, design projects, and instructional materials.
* The university demonstration will be held jointly with Ph.D. forum for 2 hours (Ballroom D, June 7th, Tuesday 7:00 – 9:00 pm).
* Submission is made online at a single PDF file with the title, list of authors and their affiliations, abstract, and YouTube link to the online video presentation. You may optionally attach a supporting paper.
* Live demonstrations should be performed by university researchers a poster presentation. (It is not determined yet whether participants will be provided with modest travel grant reimbursements.)
Submission deadline: April 4, 2016 11:59 PM PDT
Acceptance notification: April 18, 2016
Submission site:
Video demonstrations should include a brief title sequence identifying the name of the research group and university, the team members, and stating "SIGDA University Demonstration at DAC 2016". Otherwise, there is complete freedom in how a group wishes to present their work. For further details and videos from previous years please visit the ACM SIGDA University Booth site: (
Organizing Committee
Chair: Soonhoi Ha (Seoul National University,
Vice Chair: Sudeep Pasricha (Colorado State University, )
Publicity Chair: Qi Zhu (UC Riverside, )
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