Call for Proposals to Organize ARITH-25 (2018) [PDF]

Bid submission Deadline: July 10, 2016

The ARITH Steering Committee is soliciting proposals for the organization of the 25th IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic (ARITH) in the year 2018 to be held in North America.

Proposals should be prepared by a Main Proposer, willing to act as the General Chair, and the local organizers.

Proposals should be submitted electronically by the deadline and presented at the Steering Committee meeting to be held during ARITH-23 in Santa Clara, California, July 10-13, 2016.

The proposals (PDF format) must be prepared according to the guidelines listed below, and sent to the Steering Committee Board, e-mail, by July 10, 2016

Guidelines for ARITH Call for Proposals

The IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic (ARITH) is an annual event sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society. It is normally organized in the months of June and July. In even numbered years, it is organized in locations in North America, while in odd numbered years outside North America. Its technical sessions last for 2.5 days, usually Monday to Wednesday (noon). Social events for all attendees include a banquet and may include a welcome reception, a post-conference tour (on Wednesday afternoon) and a spouse program. Lunch is provided to attendees during the days of technical sessions.

Any ARITH proposal should contain the following mandatory items:

  1. A letter of commitment from the Main Proposer to present the proposal in person at the Steering Committee meeting during the upcoming ARITH. In the same letter, the Main Proposer should acknowledge a full understanding of these guidelines, which are mandatory for the organization of ARITH. Except special cases the Main Proposer is also the General Chair of the ARITH symposium to be assigned.
  2. The proposed destination and venue.
  3. Proposed conference dates.
  4. Suggest the names of the General Chair(s), Program Chairs, and other relevant Conference Organizing Committee members, with their qualifications and current or past involvement in ARITH symposia.
  5. Support from local volunteers.
  6. Local industrial interests in Computer Arithmetic. Indicate which of these companies are potential sponsors of the Symposium.
  7. Accommodation options for professionals and students. Estimated hotel expenses.
  8. International airport and local transportation.
  9. Provide an analysis of the impact of holding ARITH in the proposed location on the country and region.