IRVINE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 25, 2011 — University of California, Irvine Extension announces a platinum sponsorship of the 9th annual International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference hosted by Savant Company, Inc, which will be held at the Radisson Hotel Newport Beach, Calif. on Nov. 2-3, 2011. The SoC conference is a premier event for engineering communities involved in designing and developing complex multicore integrated circuits (IC’s & IPs) on a worldwide basis. The theme for this year’s conference is “SoC Platforms for Embedded Systems.”
“UC Irvine Extension has been participating at these conferences for several years and are very impressed by the state-of-the-art content of this highly educational and informative event,” said Dr. Dave Dimas, director of UC Irvine Extension’s engineering, sciences and information technology programs. “Semiconductor ICs are the integral part of the embedded, communication, and optical systems. This unique forum provides our students with the cutting-edge information on designing complex ICs for various applications and markets, as well as EDA tools, software and much more. This is the perfect event for chip designers across the world to attend.”
The conference provides an outstanding platform for sharing and disseminating groundbreaking research, innovative product announcements, and informative technical tutorials. In addition, it has established itself as a leading forum for debating emerging challenges and possibilities in System-on-Chip, ASIC, IP, EDA, analog design and integration, NoC, SiP, embedded memories, multicore design and software development and much more.
“This collaboration with UC Irvine Extension will provide an outstanding opportunity for technical professionals enrolled in UC Irvine Extension’s engineering programs the chance to gain insightful industry updates from some of the most highly-recognized hardware and software experts in the industry and academia,” said Farhad Mafie, SoC Conference Chairman and organizer. “UC Irvine Extension provides unique industry-leading engineering certificate programs for students across the world. We appreciate their continuous support and platinum sponsorship of the conference.”
UC Irvine Extension offers a world-renowned certificate program in embedded systems engineering. The program views embedded systems engineering as a synergistic function between hardware and software device design and development. Participants will learn the essential concepts of embedded systems development through a practical hands-on approach utilizing industry design automation (EDA) tools and design kits. To learn more about this program, visit http://unex.uci.edu/certificates/engineering/embedded/.
Conference organizers have an open call for sponsors and speakers for the event. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, exhibiting, or speaking engagements, please visit http://www.SoCconference.com/call_for_speakers.htm. For the most up-to-date conference-related news and updates, please visit http://www.SoCconference.com. For questions, please contact Email Contact.
About Savant Company Inc.
Savant Company Inc. provides engineering, sales and marketing consulting services for the high-tech electronic industry with specializations in embedded systems and semiconductor IC and IP products and technologies on a worldwide basis. Savant Company Inc. also provides leading-edge conferences, customized on-site business and technology seminars, and customized marketing and technology intelligence reports for business professionals globally. Savant Company Inc. is independently owned and operated and is incorporated in the State of California. For additional information on the company or its products and services, please visit www.SavantCompany.com or www.SoCconference.com.
About UC Irvine Extension: As the continuing education arm of UCI, UC Irvine Extension is dedicated to providing a university-level learning experience for students, offering thousands of exciting courses and programs to local, regional, and global constituencies via online curriculum, as well as through on campus classes. UC Irvine Extension offers a rich array of academic and community programs to support a diverse audience, from a wide selection of academic programs to numerous campus activities. For more information, please visit www.extension.uci.edu or fan the school at www.facebook.com/UCIExtension.
About the University of California, Irvine: Founded in 1965, UCI is a top-ranked university dedicated to research, scholarship and community service. Led by Chancellor Michael Drake since 2005, UCI is among the most dynamic campuses in the University of California system, with nearly 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 1,100 faculty and 9,000 staff. Orange County’s largest employer, UCI contributes an annual economic impact of $4.2 billion. For more UCI news, visit www.today.uci.edu.
For UC Irvine Extension
Vivian C. Slater, 714-573-0899 ext. 235