Important Links



Architecture ReviewMust be completed prior to Freeze. Also including opcodes and new/changed architectural State approval (e.g., CSRs, data registers). 


ICS File

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See below for instructions on how to subscribe.
Code of ConductRISC-V Code of Conduct, based on the contributor covenant.
Getting Started GuideA high level overview of working in the RISC-V community specifically aimed at technical contributors.

GitHub Repo Map

All the RISC-V GitHub organizations and repos.
GlossaryGlossary of terms
PoliciesFolder containing all working policies - approved, in process, and tbd
Google DriveShared storage for the RISC-V community.
Mailing Lists - Member OnlyRISC-V member mailing list, hosted via Publicly read-only, RISC-V members may post.
Mailing Lists - PublicPublic mailing lists (hosted on google groups) including ISA-DEV and SW-DEV, and other forums.
Recently Ratified ExtensionsConvenient list of recently ratified specs.
Slack space Live messaging for the community - if you are new, add yourself with this link
Software Ecosystem LinksA set of links to related software. Also, check out RISC-V Software Ecosystem for detailed interactions with other communities.
Specification LifecycleDiagram of the lifecycle of RISC-V ISA and Non-ISA specifications. 

Specification Status

Status of specs currently being worked on.
Tech Chairs FolderRISC-V Technical Working Group Chair's Meeting agendas and file storage.
Technical Organizational ChartsRISC-V Technical organization slides describing the reporting structure.

Technical Working Groups

Wiki pages for technical working groups as well as an extensive spreadsheet list.
Vote StatusElection, policy, charter, waiver vote status.

Subscribing to the Calendar

If you already use Google Calendar at your company, click here to add this calendar to your own.

The ICS file is also available for those not using Google Calendar. This should work with Outlook and other modern calendar apps.

You can view the RISC-V Technical Meetings calendar in your web browser as well. Any questions or comments, please email

Tech Chairs: Adding a Meeting

  1. Create a meeting on your work calendar.
  2. Invite
  3. Check that the meeting shows up on the RISC-V Technical Meetings calendar.
  4. Any questions or comments please send them to

Tech Chairs: Using Zoom

ALL meetings should have someone with host privileges in control, and should be set to 

When you use a RISC-V zoom account, the account will be zoom+xyz@riscv where xyz is one of the licenses we have allocated. You do NOT need to log in as this user.

Instead, join the meeting, then click the Participants in the main menu to bring up the Participants Panel

In the lower right you should see either the "Claim Host" button or the [...] area to get more options. "Choose Claim Host".

Enter the host code to become the host so you can moderate the meeting.  Check your email from October 20, 2020 for the host code or request if from the Technical Program Managers at

If successful, your main menu should now look like this:

Once you have become host, you can now do such activities as recording the meeting, using breakout rooms, and other features.

To record meetings, simply press the "Record" button in the main menu and wait for the message that the meeting is recording. You may record on your computer or use the cloud.

Once recording as started, the main menu will now look like this:

When done recording, select "Pause/Stop Recording" or exit the meeting.  If you elected to record you meeting on your computer, you'll be prompted for where to place the processed recording when you stop recording or leave the meeting.  If you selected to have the meeting recorded to the cloud, it will be mailed to the owning email id for the session.