The IEE-organised conference at the Embedded Systems Show (to be held at the NEC, Birmingham, UK on 11 – 12 October 2006) has issued a call for papers. They are requesting “technically advanced presentations, practical solutions, user experiences or hot topics,” covering a variety of themes. To submit, send an abstract of about 200 words, together with the speaker’s contact details and a short biography to The deadline is the 15th of April, and authors will be told whether their abstracts have been accepted by 28th April.