On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to invite you to participate in the 14th IEEE International NEWCAS Conference, which will be held jointly with FTFC 2016 in Vancouver, BC, Canada from June 26 to 29, 2016. The venue for the conference is the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. With your participation, NEWCAS 2016 will continue the tradition of NEWCAS to have a rich mix of technical and social programs. We are looking forward to welcoming you to NEWCAS 2016 in Vancouver.

Mohamad Sawan and Shahriar Mirabbasi
General Program Co-Chairs

Organizing Committee

  • General Program Co-Chairs

    Mohammad Sawan, Polytechnique Montréal
    Shahriar Mirabbasi, University of British Columbia

  • Technical Program Co-Chairs

    Ljiljana Trajkovic, Simon Fraser University
    Sudip Shekhar, University of British Columbia
    Luc Hébrard, University of Strasbourg

  • Tutorial Co-Chairs

    Patricia Desgreys, Telecom ParisTech
    Jean-Baptiste Begueret, University of Bordeaux
    Benoit Gosselin, Universite Laval

  • Special Session Co-Chairs

    Thierry Taris, University of Bordeaux
    Carlos Saavedra, Queen’s University
    Roman Genov, University of Toronto

  • Publicity Co-Chairs

    Zhihua Wang, Tsinghua Universty
    Ricardo Reis, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
    Magdy Bayoumi, University of Louisiana

  • Industry Liaison

    Peter Stokes, CMC Microsystems
    Bob Gill, British Columbia Institute of Technology

  • Media/Web Site Chair

    Stephen Makonin, Simon Fraser University

Important Dates

  • Special Sessions Proposals (view call): February 8, 2016
  • Tutorial Proposals (view call): February 22, 2016
  • Full Paper Submission (view call): March 7, 2016
  • Notification of Acceptance: April 15, 2016
  • Final Manuscript: April 30, 2016

Topics Include
(but are not limited to)

  • Analog/mixed-signal circuits
  • Biomedical circuits and systems
  • CAD and design tools
  • Communication circuits and systems
  • Computer architecture and memories
  • Digital circuits
  • Digital signal processing
  • Embedded systems
  • Energy harvesting circuits
  • Imaging and image sensors
  • Low-power low-voltage designs
  • Microsystems
  • Neural networks
  • Sensory circuits and systems
  • Technology Trends
  • Test and verification


Behzad Razavi
Massimo Alioto
Ali Niknejad

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Tutorials (Sunday)

  • Morning Tutorials (9:00am — 12:00 noon)

    T1: Tiny Inductively powered Battery Chargers
           by Gabriel Rincon-Mora (Georgia Institute of Technology)
    T2: Development of Massively-Parallel Multimedia Algorithms and Applications in the Integrated Multi-Core/GPU Platform
           by Saeid Nooshabadi (Michigan Technological University)

  • Afternoon Tutorials (1:30pm — 4:30pm)

    T3: Phase-Locked Clock Generation for SoC: Circuit and System Design Aspects
           by Woogeun Rhee (Tsinghua University)
    T4: Optimizing NanoCMOS Circuits by Using Transistor Networks
           by Ricardo Reis, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

Lectures & Posters

  • Poster Size/Format:

    Poster size ‎should be at most A0 in portrait orientation, that is:
    ‎841mm x 1189mm or ‎33.1" x 46.8"‎ (width x height).

  • Lecture Presentations:

    Each regular lecture presentation is for 18 minutes including the questions and answers.


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