Bariloche, Argentina

Conference Starts


LASCAS, IBERCHIP and PRIME will provide Travel, Lodging and Registration GRANTS to attend the conference.

PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics Conference (PRIME): It is a new conference where PhD students and post-docs with less than one year post-PhD experience can present their research results and network with experts from industry, academia and research.

The 1st Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics in Latin America (PRIME-LA 2017) will be held from the 20th to the 23th of February 2017 in Bariloche Argentina. PRIME-LA 2017 conference program will reflect the wide spectrum of research topics in Microelectronics and Electronics, building bridges between various research fields. In addition to the technical sessions, opportunities for the conference attendees will be the keynote talks, workshops and social events.

All accepted papers will be submited for inclusion into IEEE Xplore.

PRIME is an important conference where PhD students and post-docs with less than one year post-PhD experience can present their research results and network with experts from industry, academia and research.

The main objectives of PRIME are:
  • to encourage favourable exposure to Ph.D. students in the early stages of their careers
  • to benchmark Ph.D. research in a friendly and cooperative environment
  • to enable sharing of student and supervisor experiences of scientific and engineering research
  • to connect Ph.D. students and their supervisors with companies and research centres

IEEE CASS Scholarship
Partial travel, lodging and student registration for PRIME 2017 will be given by the IEEE CAS Society.
In order to apply, to this IEEE CASS support, candidates must be enrolled in a PhD program related to the fields of interest of CASS, be an IEEE Student member and have a paper accepted and selected for presentation at PRIME.

PRIME 2017 Best Paper Awards
Based on the reviewer’s and the awards-committee's evaluation top 3 papers will be awarded.

San Carlos de Bariloche

San Carlos de Bariloche, usually known as Bariloche, is a city in the province of Río Negro, Argentina, situated in the foothills of the Andes on the southern shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake. It is located within the Nahuel Huapi National Park and it is a main tourist destination. After extensive public works and Alpine-styled architecture, the city emerged in the 1930s as a major tourism centre with skiing, trekking and mountaineering facilities. In addition, it has numerous restaurants, cafes, and chocolate shops.

The city has a permanent population of about 130,000. Besides tourism and related services, Bariloche is home of advanced scientific and technological activities. The Centro Atómico Bariloche is a research center of the National Atomic Energy Commission. The city also hosts INVAP, a high-technology company that designs and builds nuclear reactors, state-of-the-art radars and space satellites, among other projects.



The symposium will cover technical novelties and tutorial overviews on circuits and systems topics including but not limited to:

  • Analog and Digital Circuits
  • Mixed-Mode Circuits
  • Biomedical Electronics
  • Communication/RF Circuits
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Nanoelectronics

  • Electronic Design Automation
  • VLSI Systems and Applications
  • FPGA Design and Applications
  • Circuit Testing
  • Fault Tolerant Circuits

Social Activities: Besides the technical program, a very entertaining social program is planned.


General Chairs

Martin Di Federico

Jose Lipovetzky

Program Chairs

Pedro Julian

Ralph Etienne Cummings

Local Arrangements Chairs

Guillermo Guichal

Martin Perez

Fabricio Alcalde Bessia

Financial Chairs

Pablo Mandolesi

Martin Di Federico

Industry Liasons

Vojin Oklobdzija

Victor Grimblatt

Hugo Carrer

Publication Chairs

Lorena Garcia

Pablo Gianni

Special sessions & Tutorials Chairs

Benjamin Reyes

Publicity Chairs

Ariel Pola

Matias Miguez

Ricardo Reis


December 15, 2016

Paper Submission

December 30, 2016

Notification of acceptance

January 10, 2016




The conference will take place at HOTEL NH EDELWEISS
Next special rates are available for LASCAS participants.
- Single o Double Classic usd 85,00 + IVA
- Single o Double Superior usd 95,00 + IVA
- Single o Double Superior with view to the Nahuel Huapi Lake usd 110,00 + IVA
*Fares are in US dollars, per night and room, includes buffet breakfast, gym, sauna and swimming pool. IVA (tax) is 21%. WIFI is included.

Hosts can use extend their stay using these promotional fares after or before the event.
How to book:
Booking Department Hotel NH Edelweiss

Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 18:00
Saturdays from 9 to 13:00
Telephone: +54 294 4445510
or by email to reservas@edelweiss.com.ar
Contact: Mariela o Daniela
Payment method
To hold a booking the host must send a credit card number, with the name on the card, expiration date, and security code. The cost of the rooms can be paid directly at the hotel or before arriving with the credit card or wire transfer. Reservations can be cancelled up to five days before the check-in date without charges. If the reservation is cancelled during the five days before the check-in date, the first night will be charged.


Events to be Co-hosted