Are You Ready for VLSI 2022?

Coming to Hawaii?  The following information is available for your convenience as you plan your travel and we look forward to welcoming you in Hawaii next week! Thank you for registering for the IEEE Symposium on VLSI Technology and Circuits.

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Airport Transfers

The Hilton Hawaiian Village recommends – CHARLEY’S TAXI (2 service options):


  • Transportation from the airport to Hilton Hawaiian Village (variety of vehicle options)
  • Driver will meet your party with a luggage cart and a Paging Sign displaying your party’s name
  • Receive a Departure Reminder Card noting your return pick-up time
  • Leis are available for an extra charge.
  • Due to high demand, make your reservation at least 48 hours in advance.


  • Transportation from the airport to Hilton Hawaiian Village in a stylish SUV without VIP service.
  • 6 passenger SUV: $100
  • 4 passenger SUV: $75

To reserve a Charley’s Taxi airport service, call (808) 947-0077, Ext 75255 or

Mobile App

The VLSI 2022 mobile app is NOW AVAILABLE for In-Person Registrants. You can download the Whova Mobile App or Access It From the Web Platform on Desktop. Through it, gain instant access to:

  • View the event agenda and plan your personal schedule
  • See session times, location and speaker info
  • Utilize the session Q&A to ask questions
  • Browse events
  • Vote on the best demo session
  • Connect with other attendees – create and converse through various Discussion Topics in the Community Board
  • Receive updates such as last-minute session changes from the organizers
  • Beginning June 17 the mobile app will be available to all registrants and include access to pdf presentations and video recording, directly within the agenda.

After downloading, use the same email address used for registration when signing up on Whova mobile apps or web portal. Make sure you choose a strong password. Once you have signed up, you should be taken directly to your event!

Already used the Whova app in the past? Double-check that it is installed on your phone, and log in using your existing account email and password. If you need more guidance on how to use Whova to attend the event, please visit Whova User Guides.


Location: Tapa Tower’s Palace Lounge, Hilton Hawaiian Village

Sunday        4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Monday        7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday       7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday   7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday      8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday    8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Health & Safety

On May 19, 2022, both Oahu and Maui were updated to the CDC’s highest risk level for COVID community transmission, joining Kauai in the red. For counties in the red zone, the CDC recommends mask-wearing when indoors in public places. 

Domestic Travelers
At this time, there are no new travel-related restrictions for domestic travelers and there’s no indication officials plan to reintroduce any restrictions.

International Travelers
Travelers arriving in Hawaii directly from international airports must still comply with U.S. federal requirements; consult with your airline. Covid testing is available onsite and provided by Hawaii Pacific Health | Straub Medical Center.

Hilton Hawaiian Village (808.973-5250)

2005 Kalia Road, Honolulu, HI 96815

Rainbow Bazaar 2F. Above Round Table Pizza. Same level with Fresco Italian Restaurant.

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Monday-Friday)

Please bring photo ID & credit card

Masks are required in testing area

Cost & Results

  1. Antigen test RAPID: $93.20

Results 30 -60 minutes. Result from our clinic. Hard copy will be provided.

  • Molecular NAAT RT-PCR test) RAPID: $175

Results 30 – 60 minutes. Result from our clinic. Hard copy will be provided.

  • Molecular NAAT RT-PCR test: $150

Results 24 – 72 hours by Clinical Labs of Hawaii (CLH) via email.

(Need to create account after 24 hours from collection)

To create account: Go to or call 808.679.4222 for assistance

NOTE: Please understand that verifying the current regulation by each county, city, state, country, employee, and school is each individual’s responsibility.


From the short courses, to the Plenary Session “From System-On-Chip (SOC) to System on Multichip (SOMC) architectures: Scaling integrated systems beyond the limitations of deep-submicron single chip technologies” and the Friday Form “VLSI for infrastructure and infrastructure for VLSI” – – you do not miss a thing!

* Refer to schedule-at-a-glance for more details