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Winter 2015: Upcoming Conference Schedule
December 31st, 2014 by Peggy Aycinena
The New Year of 2015 is upon us and the conference options are varied. Many continue the trendiest themes of 2014, innovation in cars and the IoT.
Organizers describe this mega-confab as The Global Stage for Innovation. Keynoters include Intel, Samsung, Mercedes-Benz and Ford Motor Co.
* ASP-DAC 2015 — January 19-22 — Chiba/Tokyo
Presentations set to cover everything from system design to physical design, with 5 special sessions addressing the IoT, nanometer design, machine learning in EDA, ReRAM technology, and system-level design of multicore systems.
* Mentor Forum Automotive Sweden — January 21 — Göteborg
The forum will debate the hurdles which teams experience moving “down and back up” the V-model diagram across multiple domains. Interactions between the electrical, network, ECU and software domains, tracking requirements and managing change will be explored as the day develops.
* DesignCon 2015 — January 27-30 — Santa Clara
Per organizers, DesignCon is the premier educational conference and technology exhibition for electronic design engineers in the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities.
* IEEE ISSCC 2015 — February 22-26 — San Francisco
The granddaddy of all solid-state circuit confabs, this year’s edition will also include the IoT, healthcare, lifestyle and societal issues. What?
* Embedded World — February 24-25 — Nuremberg
Per organizers, for years now the Embedded World Conference has been the equivalent of a transfer of knowledge par excellence, as the meeting place of the most innovative embedded systems developers from all over the world, and at the same time the biggest European conference devoted to embedded systems development.
* ISQED Symposium 2015 — March 2-4 — Santa Clara
The 16th International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design is going to showcase a unique theme: The IoT w.r.t. Smart Sensors and Security.
* DVCON U.S. — March 2-5 — San Jose
Per organizers, DVCon continues to be the premier conference for design and verification engineers of all experience levels. Topics include: system-level design, SoC verification and validation, IP reuse and design automation, mixed-signal design and verification, and low-power design and verification.
* DATE 2015 — March 9-13 — Grenoble
Per organizers, DATE combines the world’s favorite electronic systems design and test conference with an international exhibition for electronic design, automation and test, from system-level hardware and software implementation right down to integrated circuit design.
* CDN.Live 2-15 — March 10-11 — Santa Clara
Per the company, each year, CDNLive Silicon Valley brings together a record number of Cadence technology users, developers, and industry experts to network, share best practices on critical design and verification issues, and discover new techniques for designing advanced silicon, SoCs and systems.
* SNUG Silicon Valley — March 23-25 — Santa Clara
The company says that in addition to peer-reviewed technical papers and insightful keynotes from industry leaders, Synopsys Users Group Confabs provides a unique opportunity to connect with Synopsys executives, Synopsys design ecosystem partners and members of your local design community.