IEEE International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing
7–10 June 2021 // Paris, France

Instructions for Session Chairs


  1. Introduce the session, and then each author/paper-title before the live presentation (or playing the pre-recored video in case of technical problem with the presenter). Be sure please to respect the scheduel (15 min talk + 3 mi Q/A).
  2. Take chat questions from Conversation/Q&A window during the presentation;
  3. Read the questions to the presenting author during the Q&A period with absolutely no delay on the allocated Q&A slots;
  4. Conclude the session and check attendance;
  5. Make sure the time is not violated (very important!!!!)
  6. We provide a compluter with Zoom already installed and operational.


  1. Please make sure to have the presenters’ vitals printed somewhere to introduce them timely before each presentation.
  2. Although the authors will conduct live presenations, pre-recorded may be available in case if of disruption; the host (Our HPSR staff) will play the pre-recorded presentations available in case of problems. If no pre-recorded presentation is available, please move on to the next presenter.


Conferencing, online and in-person can be exhausting! We need to take breaks. We will take breaks. Breaks are built-in to the schedule!

  • Stand up and stretch, get a snack, come back refreshed!
  • If you leave WebEx on, make sure that your microphone is muted during the break