The Ninth IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop       
10th-13th July 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 


Welcome to Rio de Janeiro! - The workshop will be held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, located in Gávea, in a superb area surrounded by beaches, mountains and the Tijuca National Forest, the world's largest urban forest.  Rio de Janeiro is a world renowned city for its culture, beautiful landscapes, numerous tourist attractions and international cuisine. The workshop will take place during the first half of July about a month before the 2016 Summer Olympic Games when Rio will offer plenty of cultural activities and festivities, which will make SAM 2016 a memorable experience.

Research Areas
Authors are invited to submit contributions in the following areas:

Submission of papers - Full-length papers with 4 pages of content and 1 extra page only for references should be electronically submitted.

Submission of Signal Processing Letters papers - Authors of IEEE Signal Processing Letters (SPL) papers will be given the opportunity to present their work at SAM 2016, subject to space availability and approval by the Technical Program Chairs. SPL papers published between 1st June, 2015 and 31st May, 2016 are eligible for presentation at SAM 2016. Requests for presentation of SPL papers should be made by emailing the Technical Program Chairs by 31st May, 2016. Approved requests for presentation must have one author/presenter registered for SAM 2016.

Special session proposals
- They should be submitted by e-mail to the Technical Program Chairs and the Special Sessions Chair by 5th February, 2016, and include a title, rationale, session outline, contact information and list of invited speakers. Download the special session proposal form.

Tutorial proposals - They should be submitted by e-mail to the Technical Program Chairs and the General Chairs and include a title, rationale, outline of the content and contact information by 29th January, 2016.

Student grants - The IEEE SAM 2016 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce student grants to support attendance of student authors to the event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The grants will be awarded on a competitive basis to up to 8 applicants who need financial support to attend IEEE SAM 2016. The grants consist of free student registration and accommodation for up to 5 nights at a hostel near PUC-Rio. The grants are subject to a full registration (possibly by the supervisor) covering the paper. Note that the recipients would need to obtain funds for travel from other sources. The deadline to submit a grant application is 26th February, 2016. Please send your grant request to Rodrigo de Lamare (delamare@cetuc.puc-rio.br) with:

- A brief letter from your supervisor providing your status (M.S., Ph.D., year of study) and the need for the support;

- The paper number(s) on which you are an author or a co-author;  

When applying for the student grant, please use the subject [IEEE SAM 2016 Student Grant] in your email for grant request.

IEEE SPS student travel grants - The IEEE SAM 2016 Organizing Committee will also coordinate the selection of IEEE SPS student travel grants to support attendance of student authors to the event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The grants will be awarded on a competitive basis to up to 5 applicants who need financial support to attend IEEE SAM 2016. The grants consist of an amount paid to the a student in a local currency.  Note that the applicants must be IEEE SPS student members.  The deadline to submit a grant application is 31st March, 2016. Please send your grant request to Rodrigo de Lamare (delamare@cetuc.puc-rio.br) with:

- A brief letter from your supervisor providing your status (M.S., Ph.D., year of study) and the need for the support;

- The paper number(s) on which you are an author or a co-author;  

When applying for the student grant, please use the subject [IEEE SAM 2016 SPS Student Travel Grant] in your email for grant request.

Call for Papers

Technical Program
The SAM Workshop is an important IEEE Signal Processing Society event dedicated to sensor array and multichannel signal processing. The organizing committee invites the international community to contribute with state-of-the-art developments in the field. SAM 2016 will feature plenary talks by leading researchers in the field as well as poster and oral sessions with presentations by the participants.
Important Dates

Special Session Proposals
5th February , 2016

Submission of Papers
11th March, 2016

Notification of Acceptance
29th April , 2016

Final Manuscript Submission
16th May, 2016

Advance Registration
16th May, 2016

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