2021 VLSI-TSA Presentation Guidelines for Invited Speakers

*Please upload your presentation files HERE.

*Deadline to submit your presentation material is April 5, 2021.
Thank you for your participation as invited speaker at the 2021 VLSI-TSA Symposium. Below please read the guidelines to prepare your video presentation.

l Step1: Please download the presentation template and prepare your slides.

For TSA sessions, please click here.

For Joint sessions, please click here.

l Step 2: Have your power point ready and use the tool as follows. While displaying your slides as you talk, you can show your face through the webcam method (highly recommended and encouraged). Here are the software we suggest for you to record your presentation:

² Zoom: Local Recording – Zoom Help Center

² OBS (Open Broadcaster Software): OBS Studio Quickstart

² ActivePresenterRecord Video Demonstrations with ActivePresenter 8

l Step 3: Save your file with the naming convention: SP_presenter

SP: Session number+ Paper number (T1-3, T2-1…); presenter- speaker name

For example, T1-3_Smith Wang (the session and paper numbers can be found from the Program menu of conference website).

l Step 4: Please upload your (1) video file (.mp4), (2) presentation slides (.ppt/.pptx) and (3) slides for Virtual Conference (.pdf)* HERE.

*Note: According to the speaker’s reply sheet, if you agree to share your presentation slides with the attendees, your presentation file (in pdf format) will be posted on the conference website during the virtual conference (4/23~5/25). Speakers can choose to submit either full (as presented in oral) or a simplified slides. Download of the slides file (.pdf) is permitted for conference attendees. If you are not willing to share the slides with the conference attendees, your slides will not be made available on the conference website.  

Please complete your upload no later than April 5, 2021 23:59 (GMT+8)


l All files must be in MP4 Format.

l Power point aspect ratio- 4:3

l Video Resolution: 1080p recommended, 720p minimum

l Use a good headset with microphone close to mouth BUT away from direct line of mouth to reduce “pops”. Avoid using your computer’s laptop’s or desktop’s built-in microphone on computer.

l Duration

²Keynote presentations 45 minutes

²Invited presentations 30~35 minutes

²Short Course A presentations 60 minutes

²Short Course B presentations 90 minutes


Physical meeting (4/19-22): Q&A is conducted at the meeting (except overseas speakers). Only Keynote and Joint Special Sessions will hold real time Q&A for overseas speakers. Besides, a virtual platform will be prepared that allows participants to network with speakers during the conference. 

On-demand Virtual (4/23-5/25): After viewing video, attendees can reach out to you (speaker) via email.


As we work through the details of our final plan, we will continue to share more information on the conference website and email directly to the speakers. If you have any questions, please contact the secretariat of VLSI-TSA at vlsitsa@itri.org.tw.