ICCAD Speaker Frequently Asked Questions

In-depth information is given in the acceptance letter that was emailed to the speaker/correspondent of all accepted papers on June 25, 2008. Refer to that letter for additional information regarding your presentation at ICCAD 2008.

Do I have to register for the conference?
Yes. ICCAD will send out registration instructions for all presenters. There is a discounted fee for speakers, and a special code will be sent to you by September 8, 2008.
All speakers, including student speakers and regular pay a $385 registration fee.

Where do I pick up my conference badge?
During the on-site registration hours, pick up your badge at the Bayshore Foyer. On-site Hours:
Monday, Nov. 10 from 7:00am to 6:00pm
Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 7:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 7:00am to 6:00pm

Is there a room reserved for speaker preparation?
Yes. The Zinfandel, Riesling, and Chardonnay rooms will be designated for speaker preparation. They are located on the 2nd floor of the guest room tower.
The rooms are open Monday-Wednesday.
When you arrive, Sign up for an AV practice room!

What audio-visual equipment will be in the session room?
All meeting rooms will be equipped with an LCD projector, screen, microphones, laser pointer, speaker timer, and a computer for your presentation. There will also be connections for laptops. An audio-visual technician will be in the room during your presentation as well.

How long does my presentation need to be?
Regular papers are allocated 25 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions and answers.
Short papers are allocated 12 minutes for presentation
and 3 minutes for questions and answers.

Where will my paper and PowerPoint presentation appear?
You paper will be included on the ICCAD 2008 CD-ROM which is distributed to registered attendees. It will also appear on the ICCAD website on the archive page. Your PowerPoint presentation will be collected on-site and will also appear on the ICCAD archive page.

Is there a speakers' breakfast at ICCAD?
Yes. It is required that all speakers and moderators attend the orientation for final instructions about schedules, AV equipment, and last minute presentation guidelines. This is also the opportunity to give your moderator your bio so he can introduce you before you present your paper. Please attend the orientation on the day of your presentation only. Speakers' breakfast:
Monday, Nov. 10 from 7:30am to 8:30am
Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 7:30am to 8:30am
Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 7:30am to 8:30am


What guidelines do I need to follow in preparing my final paper?
Author instructions are available on the ICCAD website at the guidelines were sent to all speakers/correspondents on June 25, 2008.

What guidelines do I need to follow in preparing my Final Presentation?
AV guidelines are available on the ICCAD website at

Presentations should be in PowerPoint format. All presentations need to be reviewed by your session moderator. Your file is due to your moderator by October 2, 2008. You will receive comments by October 16. All contact information will be sent in September.

Is there a discount rate for the hotel?
Yes, the DoubleTree San Jose Hotel is offering ICCAD attendees a discounted room rate of $173 for a single or double occupancy. Make your reservations by October 20 to receive the discounted rate. More information is available on the ICCAD website at

How do I apply for a Visa?
Information is available at


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