The International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs (ISPSD) is the premier forum for technical discussions in all areas of power semiconductor devices and power integrated circuits, including but not limited to device physics, modeling, design, fabrication, materials, packaging and integration, device reliability, and device/circuit interactions.

The conference is held annually in continental regions across the world on a rotating basis. ISPSD 2018 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the conference. This year's event will be held in North America at the historic Palmer House Hilton Hotel, located in the heart of downtown Chicago, USA.

News & Highlights

**Regarding the visa invitation letter: Attendees from certain countries are required to obtain a US visa when attending ISPSD 2018. After you complete your online registration, you will receive a confirmation email which will serve as your invitation letter for the visa application purpose, as per IEEE policy. Please read the ISPSD notice for more details. In case of difficulty obtaining your visa, please see the ISPSD Cancellation and Refund Policy.

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April 20, 2018 A PDF version of the final ISPSD 2018 program is available here.
Instructions for Oral and Poster Presentations can be found here.
April 13, 2018 Accomodation group rates at Palmer House are now available until April 18 at 5PM (US Central Time). Bookings can be made through this link.
March 26, 2018 Important NOTICE for past authors of ISPSD, RE: Request for Copyright Transfer.
February 22, 2018 Guidelines for Late News submission can be found here
February 6, 2017 Short Course schedule and tentative Technical Program posted.
January 4, 2018 Conference registration is now OPEN. Early rates are available until April 15.
Online hotel reservation is now OPEN. Group rates are available until April 13.
Exhibitors & Sponsors registration and payment can be completed here.
November 2, 2017 Abstract submission is CLOSED. Authors will be notified by December 22, 2017.
October 13, 2017 The abstract submission deadline has been extended to October 31, 2017.
August 20, 2017 Paper abstract submissions are now being accepted through our ePapers Portal. Please see Call for Papers for abstract requirements.
August 2, 2017 Call for TPC Nomination is now CLOSED.
July 27, 2017 Open call for Short Course speakers - If you would like to propose a topic for a one hour short course session please visit Short Course Call for Proposal.
July 4, 2017 ISPSD 2018 is seeking nominations for Technical Program Committee members. Please submit your nominations for qualified candidates. See Call for TPC Nomination for details.
June 20, 2017 ISPSD 2018 website officially launched - please check back regularly for updates

Important Dates

Short Course proposal deadline October 30, 2017
Abstract submission deadline (extended) October 31, 2017
Short Course speaker notification December 15, 2017
Author notification December 22, 2017
Late news submission deadline (limited acceptance) March 1, 2018
Final manuscript submission deadline March 15, 2018
Early registration deadline April 15, 2018
Accommodation group rate booking deadline April 18, 2018 (Extended)

What's New

(Updates to the website will be listed here)

April 17, 2018 “Sponsors & Exhibitors” list updated
“Message from the Chair” updated
March 21, 2018 “Sponsors & Exhibitors” list added
March 13, 2018 “Things to Do” and “Local Transportation” pages (under “Travel Information”) updated
February 22, 2018 “Late News” slider and guidelines added
February 7, 2018 Tentative Technical Program schedule updated
February 6, 2018 “Short Course” and “Technical Program” pages updated
January 4, 2018 “Registration” and “Exhibitors & Sponsors” links updated
October 18, 2017 “Registration” and “Committee Members” updated
September 30, 2017 “Exhibitor Sponsor brochure” uploaded
September 26, 2017 “Call for Papers” topic descriptions and “Site Map” updated
September 15, 2017 Menu reorganization and “Travel Information” updated
August 29, 2017 “ISPSD Conference Guidelines” posted under “General Information”
August 20, 2017 “Paper Submission” page now live
August 3, 2017 “Things to do in Chicago” and “Conference Venue” under General Information updated
July 27, 2017 “Short Course Call for Proposal” added
July 21, 2017 “Message from the Chair” added
July 20, 2017 Domain migration completed
July 19, 2017 Domain migration to ispsd2018.com initiated
July 4, 2017 “Call for TPC Nomination” added
June 29, 2017 “General Information” and “Contact Us” updated
June 20, 2017 ISPSD 2018 website live