IEEE International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing
11-14 May 2020 // Newark, New Jersey, USA



All accepted papers will be considered for receiving the HPSR 2020 Best Paper Award.

Accepted and presented papers that are first-authored by students will be considered for HPSR 2020 Best Student Paper Award.

IEEE HPSR 2020 will also grant a limited number of travel student awards for students attending the conference.



Submitted papers must be unpublished and should not be under consideration elsewhere at the same time. Papers should be formatted as the two-column IEEE Transactions style. Papers should not exceed 6 pages. Accepted papers longer than 6 pages will be charged for each extra page. Papers cannot be longer than 8 pages. Papers should be submitted as PDF files through the EDAS system. All submitted papers will be subject to three or more independent reviews.

Papers may be requested for oral or poster presentation if accepted. The committee will do all possible to comply with the request, but it is not guaranteed. In any case, all submissions will go through the same review process.

Please use the Standard IEEE conference templates for LaTeX formats, which are found here. You may also use one of the following templates for Microsoft Word: A4, US letter. Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process, and all submissions must be done through EDAS.

Papers should not have plagiarized material and should not have been submitted to any other conference at the same time (double submission). Check these links to learn more:

– IEEE Policy on Plagiarism
– IEEE Policy on Double Submission

For an accepted paper to be published in the IEEE HPSR 2020 Conference Proceedings and to be eligible for publication in IEEE Xplore®, an author of the accepted paper is required to register for the conference at the full (member or non-member) rate and the paper must be presented by the registered author at the conference unless the TPC Chair grants permission for a substitute presenter arranged in advance of the event who is qualified both to present and answer questions. Non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper. For authors with multiple accepted papers, one full registration is valid for up to 2 papers.



Tutorials are solicited in all HPSR 2020 topics. At most four tutorials are expected to be held with a duration of 90 minutes or 2×90 minutes each. Please submit a tutorial as a pdf document through the EDAS system containing the following sections, each beginning on a separate page:

– Abstract: 200-word (maximum)
– Description of the tutorial (maximum of two pages) must include the following sections:
– Tutorial goals (takeaways for the audience)
– Relevance for HPSR 2020 attendees
– Targeted audience
– Tutorial prerequisites and content level (beginner, intermediate, advanced)
– Summary of general content
– Listing of previous presentations of the proposed tutorial and differences/updates with respect to prior presentations (if any)
– Tutorial length: 90 or 180 min
– A detailed outline of the tutorial (one page)
– Resume of each presenter (one page maximum per presenter).

Accepted tutorials must provide slides and notes for the tutorial as scheduled.



Paper Submission Due: February 10, 2020 (Final Extension) Proposal Submission Due: February 10, 2020 (Final Extension) Workshop Paper Submission Due: March 30, 2020 (Extended)
Acceptance Notifications: April 5, 2020 Acceptance Notification: April 5, 2020 Acceptance Notification: April 12, 2020
Author Registration Deadline: April 15, 2020 Registration Deadline: April 15, 2020 Registration Deadline: April 12, 2020
Final Version Submission Due: April 15, 2020 Presentation Materials Due: April 1, 2020 Final Version Submission Due: April 19, 2020
Technical Sessions Dates: May 12-14, 2020 Tutorial Date: May 11, 2020 Workshop Dates: May 12-13, 2020