49th DAC: Atrenta Cadence and SpringSoft Sponsor Free Exhibits Floor Passes and I LOVE DAC Campaign
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49th DAC: Atrenta Cadence and SpringSoft Sponsor Free Exhibits Floor Passes and I LOVE DAC Campaign

Wear an “I LOVE DAC’ button to be eligible to win an Apple iPad

LOUISVILLE, Colo. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 19, 2012 — Offering a unique opportunity to enter the 49th Design Automation Conference (DAC) for free, Atrenta, Cadence, and SpringSoft are jointly sponsoring three-day exhibit passes through the fourth annual ‘I LOVE DAC’ campaign. Attendees who want to take advantage of this offer need to register at www.DAC.com no later than May 15th. DAC is the premier conference devoted to design and design automation of electronic systems. The conference and exhibition will be held at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, from June 3-7, 2012.

“SpringSoft is thrilled to sponsor the 'I LOVE DAC' program for the fourth consecutive year. Anything we can do to make it more accessible is good for users, vendors and the industry,” said Mark Milligan, vice president of corporate marketing for SpringSoft. “I encourage everyone to sign up immediately, before the May 15th deadline.”

“DAC is the leading event for the EDA industry, giving attendees the opportunity to learn about, see and interact with the latest advancements in design automation,” said Craig Cochran, vice president of corporate marketing for Cadence Design Systems. “The DAC exhibit hall is the best way to get up-to-date on the latest developments in design and design automation.”

“DAC is the must-attend event for EDA users, and it’s the community experience that binds the industry,” said Mike Gianfagna, vice president of marketing at Atrenta. “We are delighted to be working alongside Cadence and SpringSoft to bring more people onto the exhibit show floor and introduce them to the valuable technologies and innovations featured at DAC.”

3-Day Exhibit Floor Pass

With over 200 exhibitors, including 21 first time exhibitors, this year’s exhibit floor showcases exciting technologies and vendors to DAC attendees. The exhibit floor pass includes access to the Pavilion Panel sessions each day. A highlight at the DAC Pavilion this year is the Chevy Volt Teardown, being held Tuesday, June 5. New this year on the exhibit floor is the ARM® Connected Community® Pavilion, where attendees can visit ARM technology based demos from ARM partners.

User Track presentations and posters have been relocated adjacent to the exhibit. The User Track program includes 8 paper sessions, 2 poster sessions, and a design panel session. The topics span embedded software to lithography and highlight challenges, solutions and methodologies covering verification, timing analysis, ASIC and FPGA design flows, IP block integration, test and debug.

The exhibits are open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with the User Track presentations on Tuesday and Wednesday.

I LOVE DAC Campaign

Attendees wearing an I LOVE DAC button are eligible to win one of three Apple iPads. One iPad will be given out randomly each day on the show floor to someone wearing an I LOVE DAC button from either this or an earlier year. The 2012 edition of this collectable button can be picked up at the Atrenta, Cadence or SpringSoft booths.

About DAC

The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is recognized as the premier event for the design of electronic circuits and systems, and for electronic design automation (EDA) and silicon solutions. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organizations attends each year, represented by system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities. Close to 60 technical sessions selected by a committee of electronic design experts offer information on recent developments and trends, management practices and new products, methodologies and technologies. A highlight of DAC is its exhibition and suite area with approximately 200 of the leading and emerging EDA, silicon, intellectual property (IP) and design services providers. The conference is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDA Consortium), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and is supported by ACM's Special Interest Group on Design

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