Results of the SAME Forum 2011, Oct. 12 and 13

THIS YEAR THE TECHNICAL CONTENT IS STILL WIDE

  • A specific topic: Digital Mobility, with a panel dedicated to this topic.
  • Two keynote speakers: Mobile Internet: It’s all about transformed user experiences
    Pierre GARNIER, Texas Instruments
    Etienne Delhaye, ST-Ericsson
  • An Executive Panel focusing on: “Digital Mobility : Any Content ?”
    Moderator: Etienne DELHAYE, ST-Ericsson
    Speakers:
    • Veijo KONTAS, Nokia
    • Jean-Claude PERRIN, Gemalto
    • David LOUPIA, IBM
    • Pierre THOREL, Orange
    • Viktor ARVIDSSON, Ericsson
  • One Special Event : ACROBAN HUMANOID Robot
    Olivier Ly, LaBRI - Bordeaux 1 University / INRIA Flowers
  • A focus on  start-ups in the sector.
    Moderator : Jean-Louis BRELET, SBA
    Speakers:
    • Myriam MASSEI, NRFLab
    • Régis CHABOT, ACML
    • Erik HOCHAPFEL, ADACSYS
    • Jean-François MORCILLO, Neomura
    • François VIALLON, Stardust
  • A PANEL PACA: “SME’s the engine for innovation and employment in the PACA Region”
    Moderator: Bernard PRUNIAUX, BP Conseil
    Speakers:
    • Laurent LONDEIX, Président Pôle SCS
    • Rémy de TONNAC, CEO Inside Secure
    • Amand COCHET, ASK
    • Lucien BRAU, Starchip
    • Ange AZNAR, President RivieraWaves
    • Alain SIGAUD, Gemalto
  • A Special SAFA Workshop : Sophia Antipolis Formal Analysis was scheduled during one day.


AS ALWAYS AT THE SAME 2011 FORUM:


I - Technical conferences & Tutorials :

1/ Technical conferences : 18 papers have been proposed. A program composed of 4 sessions and 10 presentations, selected for the quality of their content.
Slides are online  here.

2/ Tutorials : 7 topics selected.
The papers received and the presentations delivered during the Technical Conferences and Tutorials are available on the USB Key SAME 2011 Proceedings.
Slides are online  here.



II - Start-ups Panel :

Five start-ups have been selected to participate in the SAME Forum 2011.
They are  ACML, ADACSYS, NEOMURA, NRFLab, STARDUST. These start-ups from the microelectronics sector have been chosen on the basis of the following criteria : their positioning within the economic value chain of SAME participants ; whether the innovation they propose is genuine and meets key needs in the market; whether the team has the credibility to pursue the company’s project successfully.

These firms will benefit from support based on highly-targeted discussions which will be proposed with potential buyers or partners, reflecting the strategic marketing approach adopted by each firm. In addition to these meetings, a round table for start-ups will enable each one of them to make a 20-minute presentation of its proposal, on Wednesday, October 12, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

A jury will present the best start-up with an Award produced by Nicolas Laty, glassmaker at Biot.

Slides are online  here.



III - University Booth :

The SAME 2011 Forum provides a shared University Booth for EDA software and hardware demonstrations which are scheduled on October 12 & 13.

12 demonstrations (academic posters) from French Universities have been selected to participate and present their latest works.

Posters are online  here.

A prize was awarded for the best University Demo.



THE AWARDS at the SAME 2011 Forum


The Best Paper Award

Power / Energy simulation tool for connectivity systems (Session IP to SoC).

Jean-Philippe Lambert & Steven L’Her
RivieraWaves, Sophia Antipolis - France

The Best Paper Award is a work in hand blown glass by an artist from Biot (Nicolas Laty).

The Best Paper Award

The Best Start-up Award

NRFLab
Myriam MASSEI
Sophia Antipolis - France

The Best Start-up Award is a work in hand blown glass by an artist from Biot (Nicolas Laty).

The Best Start-up Award


The Best Demo Ubooth Award

Low power RF ADC based on voltage to time conversion from
Yannick Vaiarello, Yves Leduc, Nicolas Veau, Gilles Jacquemod
University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France

best-demo-ubooth



THE SPONSORS & PARTNERS


I – Sponsors: 11 companies
 contributed to the organisation of the SAME Forum 2011.

ARM, CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, CSR, DELTA, FUJITSU Microelectronics, INTEL MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS, MAGMA DESIGN AUTOMATION, MENTOR GRAPHICS, ST-ERICSSON, TARGET Compiler Technologies, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS.

Sponsors are online  here.


II – Partners :

  • Institutional Partners : The SAME 2011 Forum received financial backing from the Region Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur, the European Commission, the Conseil Général des Alpes-Maritimes and the CASA (Communauté d’Agglomération Sophia Antipolis).
  • Press Partners : E&T (European press partner), ElectroniqueS, EDA Confidential and WebTimeMedias.
  • Partners : Nice Côte d’Azur Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Team Côte d’Azur (promotional agency for the Côte d’Azur), SCS Cluster, ARCSIS, IEEE CAS Society and Telecom Valley have acted as partners of SAME Forum for several years.

Partners are online  here.



THE EXHIBITORS : 31 exhibitors

13 based in the Alpes-Maritimes (including 1 start-up).
4 from the PACA region but from outside the 06 region (including 2 Start-ups).
4 based in France but from outside the PACA region, (including 2 Start-ups).
10 from abroad

 

Geographic breakdown of exibitors at the SAME Forum 2011 :
exhibitors

 



THE VISITORS : 723 Visitors

73% Alpes-Maritimes
6% PACA* region, excluding Alpes-Maritimes (* Provence - Alpes - Côte d'Azur region)
Rest of the France
7% Abroad

 

Geographic breakdown of the visitors at the SAME Forum 2011 :
visitors

job-fonctions

technical-concerns



THE MEDIAS COVERAGE : 13 representatives


I – Media covereage: 13 representatives
from the international press were present:

  • 7 from France  : ElectroniqueS, Journal des Entreprises, Nice Matin, LMS News, Tribune Bulletin Côte d’Azur, WebTimeMedias, Les Echos
  • 3 from UK  : New Electronics, EDN Europe, EPD Magazine
  • 1 from USA  : EDA confidential.
  • 1 from Italy  : Electtronica Oggi
  • 1 from Europe  : EETimes Europe.





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