RTSS 2019

The IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS) is the premier conference in the field of real-time systems, and is a venue for researchers and practitioners to showcase innovations covering all aspects of real-time systems, including theory, design, analysis, implementation, evaluation, and experience. RTSS’19, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the event, continues the trend of making RTSS an expansive and inclusive event, striving to embrace new and emerging areas of real-time systems research.


Oct 06, 2019

Travel advice from the Local Organizers

See the Venue tab for details.

Sep 30, 2019


Registration for RTSS 2019 is now OPEN. See the Registration tab for details. The early registration deadline is Fri 1st Nov 2019, and the late registration deadline is Fri 15th Nov 2019. We recommend registering early to take advantage of the discounted rates.

Preliminary Program

The Preliminary Program is now available. See the Program tab for details.

Sep 16, 2019

Student Travel Grants

The RTSS 2019 conference organizers have secured substantial funds for Student Travel Grants to support the participation of students in RTSS 2019 events. See the Student Travel Grants tab for details.

Hotel ICON venue for RTSS 2019

The venue for RTSS 2019 has now been confirmed as the award-winning Hotel ICON in Hong Kong. This luxury and sustainable hotel is fully owned by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and an extension of the School of Hotel & Tourism Management of the university. See the Venue tab for details.

Sep 1, 2019

RTSS 2019 in Hong Kong

After deliberation and careful consideration, the TCRTS Executive Committee has re-affirmed that RTSS 2019 will take place in Hong Kong on the 3rd to 6th December 2019. The conference venue will be announced shortly, followed by the opening of registration.

Aug 5, 2019

Artifact Evaluation Submission Site Open

The artifact evaluation (AE) submission website is now available to authors of accepted and shepherded papers by clicking on https://www.softconf.com/j/ae2019. Authors of the accepted/shepherded papers should get in touch with the Chair of AE (Prof. Yajun Ha) immediately after they have received the notification on Aug 5, 2019, if they are intending to submit an artifact. This is important as the timeline for AE is tight. See the Artifact Evaluation tab for details.

Jun 12, 2019

Deadline for proposing Hot Topics Day events extended

The deadline for proposing Hot Topics Day events is extended to 26th June – see the Hot Topics Day tab for details.

May 14, 2019

Paper Submission Site Open

Papers can now be submitted to the main conference – see the Submissions tab for further details.

April 29, 2019

Hot Topics Day

RTSS 2019 will for the first time host a Hot Topics Day (HTD) that highlights emerging research topics related to real-time systems.

April 16, 2019

RTSS 2019

At RTSS 2019, we aim to be inclusive and include a large number of high quality papers in the main conference (subject to submissions). To facilitate this, we have the option to use shorter (25 minute) presentation slots thus allowing a significantly larger number of papers to be presented without the need for parallel sessions.

The submission deadline for RTSS is Thursday 30th May 2019; later than the traditional deadlines to encourage submissions.

Submissions are welcomed to Track 1: Real-Time Systems Track and Track 2: Design and Application Track, see the Call for Papers tab for details.

Recognizing Excellence

The tradition of recognizing excellence at RTSS continues with Awards for Outstanding Papers, Best Paper, Best Student Paper and Best Presentation.

New for 2019

RTSS’19 adopts a new page limit requirement. The main body of each submitted paper is limited to 11 pages of technical content with additional pages permitted for the bibliography only. All submitted papers must comply with the double-blind submission requirements.


RTSS is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on
Real-Time Systems, with support from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Huawei.

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