Call for Workshop Proposals

Scope of the Workshops

The Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS) is the flagship conference of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems. RTSS 2016, the 37th edition of the conference, will take place in Porto, Portugal from November 29 to December 2, 2016. Continuing a successful tradition, RTSS 2016 will organize one-day workshops on November 29. The purposes of the workshops are to:

  • strengthen interactions between the real-time community and other related research areas;
  • create a stimulating environment that facilitates the discussion of open or hot research topics.

Proposal Submission Instructions

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit workshop proposals. Proposals should consist of two parts. First, a short scientific justification of the proposed topic, its significance, and the particular benefits of the workshop to the research community, as well as a list of previous or related workshops (if any). A second, organizational part should include:

  • contact information for the workshop organizers;
  • estimate of the audience size (note: the Workshop Selection Committee reserves the right to cancel workshops that have a low number of participants);
  • past attendance numbers (if not a new workshop);
  • proposed format (contributed short papers or long abstracts, invited papers, open discussion, keynote speakers, etc.);
  • potential invited speakers (if any);
  • proposed sponsorships (if any);
  • procedures for selecting papers and participants (e.g., program committee, review process, etc.);
  • plans for dissemination of contributions (e.g., website, special issues of journals, etc.);
  • special technical or audio/video needs; and
  • any other relevant information.

Submission of proposals should be made by sending an email to Song Han ( with the subject line “RTSS 2016 Workshop Proposal”.

Important Dates

June 10, 2016 – FIRM Workshop Proposal Submission Deadline
June 24, 2016 – Workshop Selection Notification
July 15, 2016 – Workshop Web Pages Posted with CFPs
September 16, 2016 – FIRM Workshop Papers Submission Deadline
October 7, 2016 – Workshop Papers Notification of Acceptance
October 14, 2016 – FIRM Workshop Papers Camera Ready Deadline

Workshop Selection Committee

Song Han, University of Connecticut, USA (Workshops Chair)
Frank Mueller, North Carolina State University, USA (Program Chair)
Marco Caccamo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (General Chair)