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Initial Paper Submission Deadline

May 6, 2019

Acceptance notification & WIP Deadline

Final manuscript and advance registration

First day of Symposium

Thank you for attending ISPCS 2019! 

We hope you will join us again for ISPCS 2020 in Vienna, Austria. 


ISPCS 2019 Call for Papers

Aim & Scope

The objective of the symposium, to be held in Portland, Oregon, is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners from industry, academia, national laboratories and government involved in the area of Precision Clock Synchronization and Distributed Time-based Applications.

Symposium topics

We welcome paper submissions on all areas of precision clock synchronization and distributed time-based applications. Example topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Distributed Applications Based on Synchronized Clocks

  • Software, hardware, and system architecture
  • Time-based programming models
  • Design environments and tools
  • Distributed algorithms using or based on synchronized clocks
  • Robustness of distributed time-based systems
  • Fault tolerance in distributed time-based systems
  • Security in distributed time-based systems
  • Application requirements studies
  • Case studies and field experience
  • Analytic, modelling, and simulation studies
  • Time-based cyber-physical systems
  • Time synchronization for robotics and control
  • Time synchronization for cloud computing infrastructure
  • IaaS Data Plane & PaaS Control/Management Plane

Clock Synchronization Technology

  • Design, usage and research concerning IEEE 1588
  • Systems with heterogeneous synchronization technologies
  • Synchronization performance test and evaluation tools
  • Analytic, modelling, and simulation studies
  • Clock system management
  • Timing security and robustness
  • Synchronization over gigabit, fiber, and wireless networks
  • Local and wide-area synchronization
  • Servo design for slave clocks
  • Device design and application support
  • Conformance testing and system integration issues
  • Time and frequency distribution
  • Emerging and potential markets, e.g., smart grid, high-frequency trading, and other applications of PTP
  • Work-In-Progress reports