RVINE, Calif. , September 14, 2011 – Savant Company Inc. today announced the opening of Early Bird Registration for the 9th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference, to be held at the Radisson Hotel Newport Beach, California, on Wednesday, November 2, and Thursday, November 3, 2011. For registration and detailed Conference information, please visit: http://www.SoCconference.com/registration.htm
Microsemi and Aldec corporations, as well as UCI (University of California Irvine) Extension are the Platinum Sponsors of this year’s event. Over 100 companies, universities, organizations, and media are participating in this international chip design conference.
“We are providing the most informative, state-of-the-art, and affordably priced chip design conference of the year,” said Farhad Mafie , President and CEO of Savant Company Inc ., and SoC Conference Chairman. “In this two-day event, with the collaboration of highly recognized industry experts and the academic community, we are bringing the highest quality technical content to our audience. We have also made this unparalleled and high-quality conference extremely affordable for today’s tech communities as well as engineering students.”
“The International SoC Conference and Workshops is a great venue for embedded designers to discover cutting edge technology that is facilitating easier, more creative ways at solving today’s design challenges.” Rich Kapusta, Vice President of Terrestrial SoC Products for Microsemi.
In addition to two days of highly practical and informative content, the 9th International SoC Conference also provides an outstanding Tabletop Exhibit Reception on Wednesday, November 2, which is a great opportunity for exhibiting companies to present and discuss their latest products, technologies, and services with the Exhibit visitors and conference attendees.
SoC Conference Highlights
Three distinguished keynote speakers:
1. Dr. Ralph Etienne-Cummings, Johns Hopkins University
2. Paul Pickle, Senior Vice President, Integrated Circuit Group. Microsemi.
3. Dr. Eugenio Culurciello, Yale University.
Three informative & enlightening panel discussions:
Panel 1: 3D: Where are we today; Where are we going; and How will you get there with us?
Panel 2: Emerging Technologies, Trends, and Possibilities in Designing Multicore SoC Platforms.
Panel 3: Entrepreneurship & Technology: Dreams, Realities & Opportunities. Thu, Nov 4.
Four state-of-the-art tracks:
Track 1: SOI vs. CMOS for Analog & Digital Circuits – Technology, Trends, Challenges, and Emerging Applications.
Track 2: Analog and Mixed-Signal Design Trends and Challenges for Low-Power Embedded SoC Platforms
Track 3: Emerging Technologies, Trends, and Possibilities in Designing Multicore SoC Platforms.
Track 4: Green Chips: Technologies, Tools, and Methodologies in Designing Ultra Low-Power Multicore SoCs.
Tabletop Exhibit Reception on Wednesday, November 2, 2011.
Register for FREE Exhibit Pass:
IEEE-OC Student Design Contest, Wednesday, November 2, 2011.
Visit http://www.SoCcconference.com/students.htm for more information and contest submission deadlines.
IEEE-OC Tech Job Fair, Thursday, November 3, 2011.
Radisson Hotel Early Bird Rates:
The Radisson Hotel is offering an Early Bird Special to SoC Conference participants! To take advantage of the Radisson Hotel’s offer, please go to the following Web site:
In less than 9 years, the annual International SoC Conference has become the premiere event for the engineering communities that are involved in designing new ICs or IPs on a worldwide basis. For Conference registration, schedule of events, etc., please visit:
*About Savant Company Inc.
Savant Company Inc. provides marketing, business development, and sales consulting services for semiconductor IP and IC companies globally, as well as providing leading-edge conferences, seminars, marketing and technology intelligence reports, and executive briefings for technical and business professionals on a worldwide basis. Savant Company Inc. is independently owned and independently operated and is incorporated in the State of California. For additional information on the company or its products and services, please visit