FAST '21 Call for WiPs

Important Dates

Abstracts due: Friday, January 22, 2021, 11:59 pm AoE Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 11:59 pm AoE (Anywhere on Earth) time
Notification of acceptance: Friday, January 29, 2021
Final WiP videos due: Wednesday, February 10, 2021


Work-in-Progress Reports (WiPs) are short presentations about work in progress, new results, or timely topics. We invite submissions to the FAST '21 Work-in-Progress reports (WiPs) sessions. WiPs will be presented on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, the second day of the conference, and will be given 3-5 minutes each. Each accepted presenter will be required to produce a video by February 10, 2021, and be present at their designated session during the conference for Q&A.

Submission Instructions

A WiP submission consists of a one-page abstract, not including references. Submit your abstract in PDF format via the WiPs submission system. Do not email submissions. Abstracts should not be anonymized: include all information (title, authors' names and affiliations, text, and citations). Abstracts should follow USENIX's format and guidelines: typeset in two-column format in 10-point Times Roman type on 12-point leading (single-spaced), with the text block being no more than 7" wide by 9" deep. Submissions violating these guidelines will be rejected without review.

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