Author Kit


General Information

Plan now to participate at CSTIC 2021, one of the largest and the most comprehensive annual semiconductor technology conferences in China and Asia since 2000. CSTIC 2021 will be held on March 14-15, 2021 in Shanghai, China, in conjunction with SEMICON China 2021. The conference will have nine symposiums covering all aspects of semiconductor technology with focus on manufacturing and advanced technology, including detailed manufacturing processes, device design, integration, materials, and equipment, as well as emerging semiconductor technologies, circuit design, and silicon material applications. Hot topics, such as artificial intelligence (AI) chips, 6G chips, neuromorphic computing technology, advanced memory technology, 3D integration, MEMS technology will also be addressed in the conference.

Important Dates and Instructions

Call for Papers
Authors can choose to submit a two-page abstract or three-page full paper. The abstract must clearly describe the nature, scope, content, organization, key points and significance of the proposed paper. Detailed instruction about how to write an abstract could be found in the ABSTRACT TEMPLATE. The full paper should follow the instructions in the MANUSCRIPT TEMPLATE. The length of an invited paper can be up to 4 pages.


Abstract Submissions Due: Nov 15, 2020 (Extended to Nov. 30, 2020)
Abstracts submitted after the deadline will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


Author Notification Sent: Dec 15, 2020
The acceptance/rejection notifications will be sent on or before 1 November, after the peer-review procedure. Upon notification, authors will be requested to confirm their participation in the conference.


Final Paper Due: Jan 10, 2021
The authors, whose abstract/paper was accepted, are required to submit the final paper following the MANUSCRIPT TEMPLATE with the filename as 'CSTIC 2021_Symposium ID_Author' (ID: Serial Number). Please submit your final paper by sending it to [email protected] in both Word and PDF version before the deadline. Following the instructions in the MANUSCRIPT TEMPLATE is critical to the preparation of your paper.
Please kindly refer to these full papers of Best Student Paper Award and Best Young Engineer Paper Award winners in CSTIC 2020.


Presentation Slides and Videos Preparation Due: February 20, 2021
CSTIC 2021 will be available both on site and virtually. It will offer unique opportunities for technical leaders and engineers around the world to have face to face communication and on line network. Please send your presentation slides to [email protected] for on-site conference. You are strongly encouraged to submit video at the same time to upload onto SEMI cloud--virtual conference platform of SEMI.
Presentations should be recorded in Powerpoint in 15-30min. You can record just like normal presentation with PPT and presenter in the picture, or with PPT slides and your sound. Please add your photo and bio on the first or second page of your presentation. You can ask one of your colleagues to help with your record, or use Powerpoint record function.
• PPT scale: 16:9
• Video format: mp4 (at least 720P)
• You are recommended to use CSTIC 2021 PPT TEMPLATE to prepare the presentation.

Poster Due: February 20, 2021
• For Poster presentations, we recommend that authors use the CSTIC 2021 POSTER SAMPLE. Dimensions of the poster frame area are 60cm (width) x 90cm (height). Feel free to design the poster content to attract more audiences and discussion during conference. Usually, there should be title, author names, company name, several graphics and tables in the poster. Best Poster Award winners will get cash award from organizer.
• Please send both PDF AND JPG versions to us and we will put it in the Virtual Conference.
• Authors of accepted poster papers are required to present their poster papers onsite in Shanghai. Three CSTIC Best Poster Winners will be presented.
• CSTIC 2021 will be available both on site and virtually. It will offer unique opportunities for technical leaders and engineers around the world to have face to face communication and on line network. You are encouraged to submit 3-6min audio together your poster. It will be displayed at SEMI Cloud-virtual conference platform of SEMI.

SEMI Cloud Copyright Due: February 20, 2021
Your presentation video will be uploaded onto SEMI Cloud. All registered and paid speakers and attendees around the world will be free to continue the discussion for 4 weeks from March 14 to April 11, 2021. Please sign SEMI COPYRIGHT FORM 2021 documents to our attention by February 20, 2021.


IEEE Copyright
Your submitted full papers will be sent to IEEE for publication after conference. IEEE will send you an email soon after conference with links and login credentials to complete the copyright transfer.


Conference Dates: March 14-15, 2021
All CSTIC 2021 speakers/presenters who attend the conference must register.



Instructions

How To Write A Quality Abstract?
Abstracts must demonstrate results-oriented research, and data is therefore crucial.
Abstract submitters should ensure that their abstracts provide sufficient detail so that reviewers will be able to fully evaluate the author's work, research design, data, analysis, and results.
The abstract will be reviewed according to the following criteria.

1. A brief (50-80 words) synopsis of your paper. Its use is to provide a quick outline of your presentation, giving the reader an overview of the research. Keywords, 5-10 in number should be so chosen that they best describe the contents of the paper.
2. Research-focused abstracts must delineate the statistical data with pictures/photographs and tables. Do not use photocopies.
** This is the most important section of the abstract. In order to be accepted for presentation, the abstract must include data that supports the abstract's conclusions.
3. Good format, eg. Full-Size Format, Font Size, etc.

If accepted for poster presentation, what are the next steps?
The author will be notified by an acceptance email that their abstract has been reviewed and accepted for poster presentation.
Accepted presenters must adhere to conference deadlines and guidelines. Authors of accepted poster papers are required to present their poster papers onsite in Shanghai. Three CSTIC Best Poster Awards will be given.
We recommend that authors use the CSTIC 2021 POSTER SAMPLE. Dimensions of the poster frame area is 60cm (width) x 90cm (height).
Please kindly refer to these full papers and onsite posters of SEMI Best Poster Award winners in CSTIC 2020.


Speaker Letter of Agreement (Right to Publish) - Due Feb 10, 2021

Both IEEE and SEMI own the copyrights of all the proceedings papers. Because of this, SEMI and IEEE require the author's authorization to print their materials in the proceedings and on the World Wide Web. Please be aware of the above due date in the event that an authorization from your organization becomes necessary. Please visit COPYRIGHTS AND PUBLISH FORM 2021 to complete and return the SEMI and IEEE copyright documents to my attention by Feb 10, 2021.


Request for Invitation Letter/VISA -

Persons visiting China, regardless of nationality or intended length of stay, are required to have an entry visa. Please visit VISA APPLICATION FORM 2020 and fill in the application form to obtain an official invitation letter to help you obtain the entry VISA to China.


Hotel Reservation Request - Due February 10, 2021

Our conference will be held on March 14-15, 2021 at the 5-star Oriental Riverside Bund View Hotel at 2727 Binjiang Avenue, Pudong District, Shanghai 200120, China. A number of hotel rooms with CSTIC 2021 special room rate have been set aside for speakers in this hotel.

If Oriental Riverside Hotel Shanghai is your preference, please fill in this HOTEL RESERVATION FORM to reserve your room. For any special booking requirement, please contact with Reservations Department.


CSTIC Justification Letter

Use the testimonial above and our JUSTIFICATION LETTER TEMPLATE to show why your participation CSTIC 2021 will benefit you and your organization.


Continue a Submission

To continue a submission, login below.
http://www.semi.org.cn/cstic/register.asp



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