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About Chisel


Chisel is a hardware-construction language, hosted in Scala, and is used in both academia and industry to generate RTL for digital hardware.

Conference Agenda


Chisel Community Conference promotes the Chisel language, FIRRTL compiler, and associated software ecosystem. Come for talks, posters, and in depth discussions!

Plan Your Visit


Get information about registration, venue location, accommodations, transportation, meals, and more!

About Chisel

Understanding Chisel

Chisel is an open-source hardware construction language developed at UC Berkeley that supports advanced hardware design using highly parameterized generators and layered domain-specific hardware languages.

Learn to Program in Chisel

Chisel is released as a collection of JARs file published through the official Maven repo. Check out the Generator Bootcamp for a self-paced interactive tutorial in a Jupyter notebook and be running Chisel right away. Chisel uses the Scala Language.

Conference agenda

Plan Your Visit

Additional Information

  • Transportation - Take Line 10 of the Shanghai Metro and get off at Jiangwan Stadium station (江湾体育场). Walk westward 850m/0.5mi to Guanghua Hall or take bus routes 850/942/168 and get off at the Fudan University stop (复旦大学) and walk 400m/0.25mi northbound.
  • Recommended accommodations:
  • Fuxuan Hotel (复宣酒店)
  • Crowne Plaza Shanghai Fudan Hotel (上海复旦皇冠假日酒店)
  • Food - Lunch will be provided on the second day.

Fudan University, Guanghua Hall (复旦大学光华楼), East Building 东辅楼, Room 202



Additional Information

A visa can take about 4 business days to process; we recommend getting the application started as soon as possible. You can apply for the tourist (L) visa which does not require any special invitation letters and such; if you require invitation letters, they can be arranged. Please consult the following pages for reference: 


Conference Format



Talks will be approximately 25 minutes.

Poster Previews

Poster presenters will also prepare a 3 minute summary of their posters in a back-to-back lightning talk format.

Poster Session

All posters will be set up by the poster presenters by 3:30pm.


On Day 2 we will offer intensive sessions for attendees to learn more Chisel.

Birds of a Feather

Freeform group discussions centred around relevant topics for advanced users of Chisel.

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Chisel Community Conference