Program at a glance

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Sunday, May 22nd

Important note: All tutorials include a 30 minutes coffee break at 10:00 am and a 30 minutes coffee break at 3:00pm.

8:00am – 2:00pm
Registration for tutorials

8:30am – 12:00 noon | AM half-day tutorials
Salon 3 – High Efficient Video Coding (HEVC): From Applications to Low-power Hardware Design
by Cláudio Diniz, Eduardo Costa, and Sergio Bampi
Salon 6 – Approximate VLSI Circuits & Systems– Continuing Energy Scaling in Spite of Moore’s Law
by Massimo Alioto
Salon 7 – Design Considerations for Self-Powered Wireless Wearable ECG Sensor SoC
by Yong Lian

8:30am – 5:00pm | full-day tutorials
Salon 5 – Low-power Analog/RF CMOS Circuit Design using the Inversion Coefficient
by Christian Enz, Willy Sansen, and Thierry Taris
Follows the same schedule as half-day tutorials

1:30pm – 5:00pm | PM half-day tutorials
Salon 2 – Low Power/Low Latency Video Compression for Cloud-Assisted Gaming
by Ihab Amer and Khaled Mammou
Salon 4 – Securing Hardware throughout Its Lifetime
by Laleh Najafizadeh and Gang Qu
Salon 6 – Flexible Clock: the Driving Force for Innovation in Future Electronic System Design
by Liming Xiu
Salon 3 – Implantable Neurotechnologies: from Circuits and Signals to Systems and Applications
by Nitish V. Thakor, Roman Genov, and Mohamad Sawan
Exceptionally start at 1:00pm and end at 6:pm, with two 15 minutes coffee breaks at 2:30pm and 4:15pm.
Salon 7 – Designing High-Performance ΣΔ Converters – All You Need to Know and Nobody Told You + Future Applications
by Jose M. de la Rosa, Shanthi Pavan, Nima Maghari, and Stacy Ho
Exceptionally start at 1:00pm and end at 6:pm, with two 15 minutes coffee breaks at 2:30pm and 4:15pm.

3:30pm – 5:30pm
ISCAS2016 Conference registration

4:30pm – 9:00pm
Welcome reception at Cirque Éloize in the heart of Old Montréal
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Monday, May 23rd

8:00am – 5:00pm
ISCAS2016 Conference registration

8:30am – 9:15am
Salle de bal centre + ouest
Welcoming remarks & Opening Ceremony
Chair: Mohamad Sawan, General Chair, ISCAS 2016
Invited Speakers:
Mr. Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montréal
Ms. Maryse Lassonde,  Scientific Director, Fonds de recherche du Québec
Mr. Pierre J. CharestVice-President, Research Grants and Scholarships, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

9:15am – 10:15am
Salle de bal centre + ouest
Keynote I – Analog and Stochastic Computation in Living Cells and Cytomorphic Chips
by Rahul Sarpeshkar, Thomas E. Kurtz Professor, Dartmouth College, U.S.A.
Chair: Gabriel Rincon-Mora

10:15am – 10:30am
Morning coffee break

10:30am – 12:00 noon | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – A1L-A: VLSI I
• Salon Drummond centre – A1L-B: Biomedical Signal Processing
• Salon Drummond ouest – A1L-C: VLSI Devices
• Salon A – A1L-D: Sigma-Delta Modulators I
• Salon B – A1L-E: Data Converters I
• Salon C – A1L-F: Biometrics & Imaging
• Salon Hémon – A1L-G: Special Session: Machine Learning
• Salon Musset – A1L-H: Education
• Salon Jarry – A1L-J: Special Sessions: Polar-Code Decoders
• Salon Joyce – A1L-K: Special Sessions : Emerging Memory II
• Salon Kafka-Lamartine – A1L-L: Communications I
• Salon 1 – A1L-M: DC-DC Converters

12:00 noon – 1:00pm
Lunch break

1:00pm – 2:30pm | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – A2L-A: NoC Multicores I
• Salon Drummond centre – A2L-B: Compressive & Adaptive DSP
• Salon Drummond ouest – A2L-C: Integration Issues
• Salon A – A2L-D: RF Circuits
• Salon B – A2L-E: Amplifiers I
• Salon C – A2L-F: BioMEMS & Lab-on-Chip
• Salon Hémon – A2L-G: Special Session: Emerging Devices
• Salon Musset – A2L-H: Neural Net I
• Salon Jarry – A2L-J: Special Sessions: Memristors I
• Salon Joyce – A2L-K: Special Sessions : Emerging Transistors
• Salon Kafka-Lamartine – A2L-L: Communications II
• Salon 1 – A2L-M: Power Converters I

2:30am – 2:50am
Afternoon coffee break

2:30pm – 4:00pm | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – A3L-A: TCAS – Circuits and Systems for Communications
• Salon Drummond centre – A3L-B: TCAS – Analog Circuits
• Salon A – A3L-D: Late Breaking News – Emerging Technologies and Low Power Subsystems

2:30pm – 4:00pm | Technical sessions – Posters and live demos
• Foyer de la salle de bal – A3P-O: Demos I
• Salle de bal est – A3P-P: Analog I
• Salle de bal est – A3P-Q: Neural Recording
• Salle de bal est – A3P-R: Communications IV
• Salle de bal est – A3P-S: Multimedia I
• Salle de bal est – A3P-T: Nanoelectronics I
• Salle de bal est – A3P-U: PECAS I
• Salle de bal est – A3P-V: Nonlinear V
• Salle de bal est – A3P-W: VLSI IV

3:00pm – 4:30pm | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salle de bal centre + ouest – A2L-N: Kirchhoff Paradigm, Wave Digital Filters, and More: A Tribute to Alfred Fettweis I

4:00pm – 5:30pm | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – A4L-A: Testing & Security I
• Salon Drummond centre – A4L-B: Audio-Signal Processing
• Salon Drummond ouest – A4L-C: Low Power
• Salon A – A4L-D: Coding & Standards
• Salon B – A4L-E: Analog Filters
• Salon C – A4L-F: BioCAS I
• Salon Hémon – A4L-G: Special Session: Printable Electronics
• Salon Musset – A4L-H: Nonlinear CAS I
• Salon Jarry – A4L-J: Special Sessions: Manufacture & Test
• Salon Joyce – A4L-K: Special Sessions : Neuromorphic Devices
• Salon Kafka-Lamartine – A4L-L: Communications III
• Salon 1 – A4L-M: Smart Infrastructures

4:30pm – 6:00pm | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salle de bal centre + ouest – A4L-N: Kirchhoff Paradigm, Wave Digital Filters, and More: A Tribute to Alfred Fettweis II

Tuesday, May 24th

8:00am – 5:00pm
ISCAS2016 Conference registration

9:00am – 10:00am
Salle de bal centre + ouest
Keynote II – Clinical and research challenges in vascular diseases
by Jean-Claude Tardif, Director, Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) Research Centre, Canada.
Chair: Majid Ahmadi

10:00am – 10:30am
Morning coffee break

10:30am – 12:00 noon | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – B1L-A: VLSI II
• Salon Drummond centre – B1L-B: Image Processing
• Salon Drummond ouest – B1L-C: Memory
• Salon A – B1L-D: SAR ADCs
• Salon B – B1L-E: Data Converters II
• Salon C – B1L-F: Bio Interface Circuits
• Salon Hémon – B1L-G: Special Session: Bioelectronics
• Salon Musset – B1L-H: Nonlinear CAS II
• Salon Jarry – B1L-J: Special Sessions: Biomedical Big-Data
• Salon Joyce – B1L-K: Special Sessions : Emerging Memory I
• Salon Kafka-Lamartine – B1L-L: Cryptography & Security I
• Salon 1 – B1L-M: Power Converters II

12:00 noon – 1:00pm
Lunch break

1:00pm – 2:30pm | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – B2L-A: NoC Multicores II
• Salon Drummond centre – B2L-B: DSP Algorithms I
• Salon Drummond ouest – B2L-C: Emerging VLSI
• Salon A – B2L-D: ASP Tools
• Salon B – B2L-E: Analog Techniques
• Salon C – B2L-F: Biomedical SoC
• Salon Hémon – B2L-G: Special Session: IoT Security
• Salon Musset – B2L-H: Neural Net II
• Salon Jarry – B2L-J: Special Sessions: Flexible Substrate
• Salon Joyce – B2L-K: Special Sessions : Memristors II
• Salon Kafka-Lamartine – B2L-L: Low-Power Devices
• Salon 1 – B2L-M: Vision Sensors

2:30am – 2:50am
Afternoon coffee break

2:30pm – 4:00pm | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – B3L-A: TCAS – Cryptography & Security II
• Salon Drummond centre – B3L-B: TCAS – Energy Efficient Circuits & Systems
• Salon A – B3L-D: Late Breaking News – Signal Processing Strategies, Design, and Applications

2:30pm – 4:00pm | Technical sessions – Posters and live demos
• Foyer de la salle de bal – B3P-O: Demos II
• Salle de bal est – B3P-P: Data Converters IV
• Salle de bal est – B3P-Q: BioCAS II
• Salle de bal est – B3P-R: Communications V
• Salle de bal est – B3P-S: Multimedia II
• Salle de bal est – B3P-T: Nanoelectronics II
• Salle de bal est – B3P-U: PECAS II
• Salle de bal est – B3P-V: Oscillators & PLLs II
• Salle de bal est – B3P-W: VLSI V

2:30pm – 4:00pm | Special session
• Salon Jarry – Pitch your Startup

4:00pm – 5:30pm | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – B4L-A: Testing & Security II
• Salon Drummond centre – B4L-B: DSP for Communications
• Salon Drummond ouest – B4L-C: Programmable Arrays
• Salon A – B4L-D: Security & Systems
• Salon B – B4L-E: Frequency Synthesizers
• Salon C – B4L-F: Energy Harvesters I
• Salon Hémon – B4L-G: Special Session: Brain Interfaces
• Salon Musset – B4L-H: Nonlinear III
• Salon Joyce – B4L-K: Emerging Circuits I
• Salon Kafka-Lamartine – B4L-L: MIMO Systems
• Salon 1 – B4L-M: Image Sensors

6:00pm – 11:00pm
Gala Dinner and IEEE Circuits and Systems Society 2016 Awards Ceremony
Gare Windsor – Salle des pas perdus
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Wednesday, May 25th

8:00am – 12:00 noon
ISCAS2016 Conference registration

9:00am – 10:00am
Salle de bal centre + ouest
Keynote III – Mixed-signal design in the era of Cheap Algorithms; What will an A/D converter look like in the year 2025?
by Bob Adams, Analog Devices, Inc. Technology Fellow.
Chair: Franco Maloberti

10:00am – 10:30am
Morning coffee break

10:30am – 12:00 noon | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – C1L-A: 3D SoC
• Salon Drummond centre – C1L-B: DSP Circuit Design
• Salon Drummond ouest – C1L-C: Arithmetics
• Salon A – C1L-D: Multimedia Imaging
• Salon B – C1L-E: Data Converters III
• Salon C – C1L-F: Bio Wireless Circuits
• Salon Hémon – C1L-G: Special Session: Emerging IoT
• Salon Musset – C1L-H: Nonlinear CAS IV
• Salon Jarry – C1L-J: Special Sessions: Stochastic Electronics
• Salon Joyce – C1L-K: Nano & Quantum Circuits
• Salon Kafka-Lamartine – C1L-L: Wireless Mobile I
• Salon 1 – C1L-M: Power-Grid Analysis

12:00 noon – 1:00pm
Lunch break

1:00pm – 2:30pm | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – C2L-A: VLSI III
• Salon Drummond centre – C2L-B: Digital Filters
• Salon Drummond ouest – C2L-C: Data Processing
• Salon A – C2L-D: Image Quality
• Salon B – C2L-E: Interface Circuits I
• Salon Hémon – C2L-G: Special Session: CMOS BioChips
• Salon Musset – C2L-H: Neural Net III
• Salon Jarry – C2L-J: Special Sessions: Reversible Circuits
• Salon Joyce – C2L-K: Memristor Circuits
• Salon Kafka-Lamartine – C2L-L: Wireline CAS
• Salon 1 – C2L-M: Energy Harvesters II

2:30am – 2:50am
Afternoon coffee break

2:30pm – 4:00pm | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – C3L-A: TCAS – Digital Circuits
• Salon Drummond centre – C3L-B: TCAS – Circuits and Systems for Multimedia
• Salon A – C3L-D: Late Breaking News – Sensors and Sensory Information Processing

2:30pm – 4:00pm | Technical sessions – Posters and live demos
• Foyer de la salle de bal – C3P-O: Demos III
• Salle de bal est – C3P-P: Analog II
• Salle de bal est – C3P-Q: BioCAS III
• Salle de bal est – C3P-R: Communications VI
• Salle de bal est – C3P-S: DSP Algorithms II
• Salle de bal est – C3P-T: Neural Net IV
• Salle de bal est – C3P-U: Sensory Systems
• Salle de bal est – C3P-V: Visual DSP
• Salle de bal est – C3P-W: VLSI VI

4:00pm – 5:30pm | Technical sessions – Lectures
• Salon Drummond est – C4L-A: Testing & Security III
• Salon Drummond centre – C4L-B: Statistical DSP
• Salon Drummond ouest – C4L-C: VLSI for Communications
• Salon A – C4L-D: Compression & Coding I
• Salon B – C4L-E: Regulators
• Salon C – C4L-F: Analysis & Recognition
• Salon Hémon – C4L-G: Special Session: Implantable Telemetry
• Salon Musset – C4L-H: Oscillators & PLLs I
• Salon Jarry – C4L-J: Special Sessions: RF Design & Simulation
• Salon Joyce – C4L-K: Emerging Circuits II
• Salon Kafka-Lamartine – C4L-L: Special Sessions: Light Communication
• Salon 1 – C4L-M: Sensors & Circuits

5:30pm – 6:00pm
Salle de bal centre + ouest
Closing remarks and best student paper award ceremony

6:00pm – 7:30pm
Salle de bal centre + ouest
Farewell party