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FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS Display Week 2017 ...Download PDF

The Display Week 2017 Symposium will be placing special emphasis on six Special Topics of Interest to address the rapid growth of the field of information display in the following areas: Augmented and Virtual Reality, Digital-Signage Display Solutions, Applications, Display Materials and Processes, and Wearable Displays. Submissions relating to these special topics are highly encouraged.

As growing and multi-faceted fields, work relating to the special topics can fit under a number of different symposium topics, including Active-Matrix Displays, Applied Vision/Human Factors, Display Electronics, Display Manufacturing, Display Measurement, Display Systems, Emissive Displays, e-Paper and Flexible Displays, Lighting, Liquid-Crystal and Other Non-Emissive Displays, OLEDs, Touch and Interactivity, and Vehicular Displays and HMI Technologies. While the special topical sessions will be arranged in a unified program for the benefit of attendees, authors should indicate the appropriate symposium topic for their abstract in addition to the special-topic designation (if appropriate).

The Society for Information Display (SID) encourages the submission of original papers on all aspects of the research, engineering, application, evaluation, and utilization of displays. Display Week 2017 will feature special topical sessions that focus specifically on selected issues or key developments. Paper submissions are welcome for any of the general symposium topics or any of the specific topical sessions.


                                              AUTHOR TIMELINE
Abstracts/Technical Summaries   Dec. 1, 2017
Late-News Technical Summaries   Jan. 20, 2017
Accept/Reject Letters   Feb. 6, 2017
Late-News Accept/Reject Letters   Feb. 17, 2017
Digest Paper Submission   Mar. 1, 2017
Late-News Digest Submission   Mar. 17, 2017
Seminar/Short Course Notes   Apr. 4, 2017
Display Week 2017   May 21–26, 2017
Sunday Short Courses   May 21, 2017
Monday Technical Seminars   May 22, 2017
Business Conference   May 22, 2017
Investors Conference   May 23, 2017
Exhibition / I-Zone   May 23–25, 2017
Vendor Forum   May 23–25, 2017
Symposium   May 23–26, 2017
Market Focus Conferences   May 23 & 24, 2017
FORMAT AND SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Submissions must consist of two separate parts. The first is a 35–50 word abstract. The second is a 4-page technical summary. Please follow the following instructions for the preparation and submission of the abstract and technical summary.
Page Headers: Please place the first author’s name and the title of the paper on the top of each page of the submission.
Abstract: Your submitted 35-50 word abstract, highlighting the key details of your paper, will be published in the Program if your paper is accepted. The abstracts will be edited to accommodate the program format.
Keywords: Include a minimum of three keywords.

Technical Summary: The summary must not exceed 4 pages in length. Material beyond four pages will not be considered in the evaluation of the paper.
  (1) Include the names of all authors with their affiliations, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. Please underline the name of the presenter when there are two or more authors.
(2) Also Indicate whether the presenter is a student.
(3) Objective and Background: Briefly describe the goals and intent of your project and provide background factors that led to the new results.
(4) Results: Describe the specific results that will be presented at the 2017 SID Symposium. Please provide a technical description of how the results were achieved. Sufficient detail (quantitative and/or graphical data) should be included so the Program Committee can properly evaluate your submission.
(5) Impact: Discuss the significance of your work and compare your findings with previously published work.
(6) References: List a few main references covering projects in related areas.
(7) Prior Publications: Generally, Symposium papers must be original contributions. If your organization has published or presented material on similar work in English, please explain how the present material differs. The only exception to this rule is that papers submitted to the Applications Subcommittee need not be original.
All authors are required to upload their Abstract and Technical Summary to http://www.sheridanprinting.com/pcm/sid.  Please complete the Abstract/Summary submission form before submitting your abstract.
  Online Abstract/Summary Submission Form
(A) Enter the full title of the paper.
(B) Enter the name of the contact author and e-mail.
(C) List all the authors and include their contact information as requested on the form.
(D) Place the abstract in the allotted space on the form.
(E) Enter the keywords in the space provided.
(F) Check the appropriate box for student travel grant requests.
(G) Indicate whether your paper is invited.
(H) Indicate if you wish to have your paper considered for oral or poster presentation, if you have a preference.
(I) Indicate the closest matching symposium topic from the list included in this Call for Papers along with the appropriate special topic if appropriate
(J) Attach a PDF of your technical summary.
(K) Click on submit.

Technical summary/ Abstract submission site: http://www.sheridanprinting.com/pcm/sid.
For assistance, please contact Bill Klein at wklein@pcm411.com or Jay Morreale at jmorreale@ pcm411.com.

POINTS OF CONTACT

Rashmi Rao (Technical Program Chair)
Harman International Palo Alto, CA, USA
e-mail: rao.rashmi@gmail.com

Yi-Pai Huang (Deputy Program Chair)
National Chiao Tung University Hsinchu, Taiwan
e-mail: boundshuang@mail.nctu.edu.tw Ian Underwood (European Subcommittee Chair)
University of Edinburgh, UK
e-mail: i.underwood @ ed.ac.uk

Hyun Jae Kim (Asian Subcommittee Chair)
Yonsei University, Korea
e-mail: hjk3@yonsei.ac.kr

Bill Klein (Symposium Coordinator)
Palisades Convention Management, Inc.
telephone: 1(212) 460-8090 x204 (fax -5460)
e-mail: wklein@pcm411.com

Jay Morreale (Symposium Coordinator)
Palisades Convention Management, Inc.
telephone: 1(917) 301-5194
e-mail: jmorreale@pcm411.com

Oral Presenter Overview

USE OF ABSTRACT AND TECHNICAL SUMMARY FOR PUBLICITY PURPOSES

In the past, several technical journals have requested additional information about papers to be presented at the Symposia for press coverage purposes. We would like to accommodate these requests by providing information from your abstract and/or technical summary. If you do not want your technical summary released to the press, please contact Marie Labrie, as soon as possible at 650.968.8900, ext. 119, fax: 650-968-8990, mlabrie@mcapr.com, MCA Public Relations, 2119 Landings Drive, Mountain View, CA 94043.

SPEAKER REGISTRATION AT SID

All speakers are required to pay registration fees.  Speaker registration forms will be emailed to you in several weeks. Or register online at www.displayweek.org.

AUTHOR INTERVIEWS

You are invited to participate in the SID author interviews immediately following the last session of the day of your presentation.  This additional forum, pioneered by SID, provides an opportunity for relaxed discussions with your colleagues — outside the strict time constraints of the regular symposium sessions.

We hope you will be able to attend and that it will prove to be a stimulating sequel to the formal presentation of your paper. If you will be attending, please check the appropriate box on the submission form on the paper submission site.

If you would like to illustrate your remarks with a demonstration of a prototype or lab model, please indicate that on the form as well.

We look forward to seeing you at these gatherings.


ORAL PRESENTATION

SUGGESTIONS TO SPEAKERS

The SID International Symposium, the largest gathering of display electronics professionals, offers you a unique opportunity to reach an exceptional audience with your research report. The atmosphere at SID Symposia is warm and collegial, and you can expect an alert, attentive, and receptive audience when you speak. The following suggestions are intended to help you carry on the tradition of lively, informative presentations for which SID is known. Read it over — we hope that even the most experienced speakers will find some useful suggestions in the following pages.

General

1.                   PREPARATION.  Considerable time should be taken in the preparation of the DIGEST material and presentation of your talk. The two should have nothing in common but subject matter, for concise writing is one thing, and clear, engrossing speaking is quite another. Please do plan to allow yourself plenty of time to prepare for the specific task of making an oral presentation.

2.                   UPLOADING YOUR PRESENTATION.  All presenters are required to upload their presentation to the main servers in the Speaker Prep Room before entering their session room. Note that there will be no accommodations made for authors to use their own computers in the session rooms.

3.                   SHOW UP EARLY.  Plan to meet with the Session Chairman near the speakers' platform 30 minutes before the beginning of the Session. The Chairman will have some final instructions for you and you may have some for him, and it takes time to get everyone squared away. The name of your Session Chairman is given in the accompanying letter.

On Speaking

1.                   SPEAK UP.  Address the microphone as recommended by your moderator.  Speak distinctly and don't rush your words.  Above all you must be heard, and those in the rear rows do want to hear you!

2.                   BE ENTHUSIASTIC.  It's infectious.  Putting across the excitement that your paper should generate is the best way to make the audience catch fire.  If you let the audience see and hear your enthusiasm for the subject, they'll pick up on it and stay with you.  Let them in on the fun!

3.                   KEEP IT SIMPLE.  Your audience came to be enlightened, not confused, to be told results, not to relive every step of your research.  Avoid long mathematical developments: present in words only the highlights and the logical basis of your proof, then show the results and interpret them fully.  Your research took months — or years — but what counts is the substance and significance of the end result.

4.                   LANGUAGE.  Very specialized terms and acronyms should be used sparingly and only after they have been carefully explained to the audience.  Any paper delivered at SID should be intelligible to anyone else attending the symposium, even though he might not be a specialist in that particular area.

5.                   OUTLINE, PRESENT, SUMMARIZE.  The written word is permanent, and each of us reads and re-reads it at his own pace.  The spoken word is transient and the speaker sets the pace.  Your audience needs time to absorb each thought and can't review what you've just said without missing what you're about to say.  Give your listeners a chance to keep up and reinforce your message by reviewing it with them.  Begin with a brief introductory summary of your thesis that places your work in the context of familiar material.  Then go through the thesis slowly and in detail, amplifying each point and explaining fully.  Finally, in the last couple of minutes, summarize again, in terms of your conclusions and plans for future research.

6.                   AVOID READING YOUR PAPER . . . USE NOTES.  Your speaking style should be relatively informal and relaxed, compared with a written research report.  An informal style is usually easiest to achieve if you speak from notes, rather than read a prepared speech where every word has been written out in advance.  It is better to prepare a complete set of notes for continuing reference.  Speaking from notes allows you more flexibility to adjust your talk to the mood of the audience.  If you do write out your talk, avoid the condensed, formal language you would use in a written presentation.  Instead of "Upon examination of the maximum characteristic shown on slide 6 it is evident that . . .", write "Now, look at the top curve on this slide and you'll see that . . .".

                      Notes should be typed with keywords underlined.  No matter how full your notes, you will communicate better if you try to look at your audience more than three-quarters of the time.  You can do it with practice.

7.              REHEARSE YOUR TALK AT LEAST TWICE WITH A PRIVATE AUDIENCE.  Professional actors and politicians rehearse important speeches — so should you.  Ask your rehearsal audience for suggestions and reactions, especially about pacing — they'll be able to tell you whether you're throwing out new ideas too quickly to be grasped or moving too slowly to maintain high‑level interest.  Audio/video recording and listening to/watching yourself may also give you valuable pointers; the way you think you sound may not actually be the way you sound!  Time your talk, change it to make it clearer.  With enough rehearsal you will be able to abbreviate your notes or do without them altogether, and that will let you make much better contact with your audience..

Oral Author Overview

Oral presentation acceptance is subject to three conditions: (1) all company or government releases must have been obtained; (2) the paper shall be in agreement with SID copyright rules; and (3) the SID DIGEST material and forms must be submitted by  March 1, 2017 (March 17, 2017 for Late-News Papers).

Illustrated text of all symposium papers will appear in the SID ‘17 DIGEST OF TECHNICAL PAPERS, both paper and electronic versions. This document enjoys a worldwide distribution that includes many scholarly libraries. Unless otherwise instructed, your paper may be included in other SID Publications or referred to in publicity releases for SID ‘17. The DIGEST format allows up to four pages per paper including text and illustrations combined.


THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF AN ELECTRONIC MANUSCRIPT IS MARCH 3, 2017 (March 17, 2017 for Late-News Papers). Please view all three of the following sections when preparing and submitting your paper.

I. Templates
To help you prepare your submission, SID has developed "Author Guidelines" and "Digest Specifications." These guidelines can be accessed at the following links:

Author Guidelines           Digest Specifications

For questions about templates, please contact Lisa Tolles-Efinger, phone: 908/213-8988, email: typedept@fast.net.


II. Paper Submission and Forms
After your paper is complete, please use the instructions at the following URL to submit the electronic version of your paper:

Digest Paper Submission

For questions about submissions, please contact Jay Morreale, (917)-301-5194, email: jmorrealel@pcm411.com.


III. Author Information
For further details regarding your oral presentation, please use the following link:

Author Information

IV. Audio/Visual Specifications

This year we will be projecting at an aspect ratio of 16:9.

Audio/Visual Specifications.pdf 

Poster Presenter Overview

The Poster Session was introduced to provide a more interactive presentation of papers judged to be of high interest to a narrow audience or that would best be presented in a more interactive format. The success of the Poster Session, evident in the enthusiastic audience response, is attributed not only to the high quality of the papers selected but also to the authors' adherence to the following guidelines for effective presentation in poster format.

The key guideline is that the poster should not consist of a copy of the manuscript; instead it should allow the attendees to recognize the key points of the work easily from a distance of at least 3 meters and to facilitate more detailed discussions with the authors. Often the best poster comprises a few large graphs/illustrations annotated clearly to show the viewer why each is significant, with only enough text to headline key points like purpose, conclusions, and impact.

The SID ‘17 Poster Session will be held on Thursday, May 25 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Authors are expected to be present to answer questions throughout this time. The room will be open for poster setup beginning at 11:00 am on Thursday morning: a 4 feet high x 8 feet wide bulletin board with ample tacks and 3 feet x 18 inches of table space for handouts/demonstrations will be available upon request (see submission form when uploading your paper).

Specific Guidelines:
 
  • An area 12 in. high and 9 in. wide in the top left corner of the poster board will be used by SID for poster identification
  • The poster will typically consist of a number of A4 or 8.5 x 11 in. pages tacked to the bulletin board, although larger paper formats are acceptable and even desirable.
  • One page is to consist of the paper title, authors and affiliation.
  • A second page is to consist of a brief abstract outlining the key points of the paper.
  • Use a minimum font size of 18 points for text and 30 points for headings.
  • Limit text to 4-6 key points per page.
  • Limit graphs or illustrations to 2 per page.
  • Appropriate use of color is encouraged.


USE OF ABSTRACT AND TECHNICAL SUMMARY FOR PUBLICITY PURPOSES

In the past, several technical journals have requested additional information about papers to be presented at the Symposia for press coverage purposes.  We would like to accommodate these requests by providing information from your abstract and/or technical summary.  If you do not want your technical summary released to the press, please contact Marie Labrie as soon as possible at 650.968.8900, ext. 119, fax: 650-968-8990, mlabrie@mcapr.com, MCA Public Relations, 2119 Landings Drive, Mountain View, CA 94043.

SPEAKER REGISTRATION AT SID

All speakers, except a very limited number of invited speakers at the discretion of the program chair, are required to pay registration fees.  Speaker registration forms will be emailed to you in several weeks.  Or you can register on-line at http://displayweek.org.

Poster Author Overview

This page provides information for accepted poster authors for SID's Display Week 2017 Symposium at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.

The Poster Session will consist of about 200 papers in topical groupings. A 4 ft. high x 8 ft. wide poster board with ample tacks and 3 ft. x 18 in. of table space for handouts and demos will be available to each presenter upon request. Authors are expected to remain with their posters throughout the session for questions and discussion.

This acceptance is subject to three conditions: (1) all company or government releases must have been obtained; (2) the paper shall be in agreement with SID copyright rules; (3) the SID DIGEST material and forms must be submitted by March 1, 2017 (March 17, 2017 for Late-News Poster Papers).

Illustrated text of all symposium papers will appear in the SID ‘17 DIGEST OF TECHNICAL PAPERS (hard-copy and electronic versions).  This document enjoys a worldwide distribution that includes many scholarly libraries. Unless otherwise instructed, your paper may be included in other SID Publications or referred to in publicity releases for SID ‘17.  The DIGEST format allows up to four pages per paper for text and illustrations combined.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF AN ELECTRONIC MANUSCRIPT IS MARCH 3, 2017 (March 17, 2017 for Late-News Poster Papers).  Please view all three of the following sections when preparing and submitting your paper.

I. Templates

To help you prepare your submission, SID has developed "Author Guidelines" and "Digest Specifications."  These guidelines can be accessed at the following links:

Author Guidelines      Digest Specifications

For questions about templates, please contact Lisa Tolles-Efinger, phone: 908/213-8988, email: typedept@fast.net.

II. Paper Submission and Forms

After your paper is complete, please use the instructions at the following URL to submit the electronic version of your paper:

Digest Paper Submission

For questions about submissions, please contact Jay Morreale, 1-917-301-5194, email: jmorreale@pcm411.com.

III. Author Information

For further details regarding your oral presentation, please use the following URL:

Poster Presenter Information

 

Submission Requirements for the SID Digest of Technical Papers

Digest Specifications

Key Dates

SID DIGEST material and forms must be submitted by March 1, 2017.
SID DIGEST material and forms for LATE NEWS must be submitted by March 17, 2017.
PRE-SUBMISSION OF ELECTRONIC ORAL PRESENTATIONS May 1, 2017.

Proper Reference Format

SID is currently working to improve the impact factor of our archival journal, the Journal of the Society for Information Display, by encouraging authors to include citations to the Journal when appropriate. When you are writing your symposium digest papers, very often it would be possible to include a citation to a relevant Journal of the Society for Information Display paper as part of the reference list. We would strongly encourage you to consider the Journal as a primary reference source as you are writing your paper for the SID Symposium Digest. Appropriate citations to the Journal of the Society for Information Display will enhance the status of the Journal and the status of the Society as well. Please use the example citation formats in the above template as standards.

Specifications and Preparation Instructions for Preparing your SID Symposium Digest Paper, can be found at

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