SIGDA University Demonstration 2018

Call for Demonstrations

30th ACM SIGDA University Booth at the 55th Design Automation Conference
Moscone Center West
San Francisco, CA
SIGDA University Demonstration (UD, previously University Booth) 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 together with SIGDA Ph.D. forum for 2 hours ((Tuesday June 26, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Level 3 Lobby).
  • Submission is made online at Please upload a single PDF file with the title, list of authors and their affiliations, abstract, and YouTube link to the 5-minute online video presentation. You may optionally attach a supporting paper.
  • Participants will be provided with modest travel grant reimbursements. There will be one "University Demo Best Demonstration" award and two "University Demo Best Demonstration, Honorable Mention" awards.

Submission deadline: May 08, 2018 11:59 PM PDT
Acceptance notification: May 11, 2018
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 2018". 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 (
Booth Coordinators
Chair: Qi Zhu (Northwestern University,
Vice Chair: Anup Kumar Das (IMEC,
Publicity chair: Wenchao Li (Boston University,