AUSTIN, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 16, 2009 — The Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) today announced that its 14th Si2/OpenAccess+ Conference will be held on October 14, 2009, at the Network Meeting Center at Techmart Santa Clara, CA. The Conference will feature speakers and demonstrations from several of the industry’s leading semiconductor and electronic-design automation (EDA) companies. Barry Dennington, NXP Senior Vice President and Chairman of the Si2 Board of Directors will provide the keynote address.
The 14th Si2/OpenAccess+ conference will cover the increasingly inter-related areas of OpenAccess, Design for Manufacturability (DFM), and low-power design. Updates on the industry adoption of OpenAccess will be presented along with plans for the future. Vendors in the OpenAccess and low-power design arenas will discuss their advanced capabilities and their experiences with low power formats. Exciting new developments in DFM will be presented for the first time in an open audience.
As in prior conferences, there will be an evening session that will present demos of advances in the use of the technologies offered by Si2. This session will also serve as a valuable opportunity for networking, and refreshments will be served.
In recognition of the difficult economic times facing our industry, this 14th Si2/OpenAccess+ Conference will be free of charge to all attendees. Please use this unique opportunity to spend a day learning of the latest advancements in OpenAccess, Low Power, and DFM. To register for the conference, visit: http://www.si2.org/events_dir/register/oac10_2009.php.
Si2 is the largest organization of industry-leading semiconductor, systems, EDA and manufacturing companies focused on the development and adoption of standards to improve the way integrated circuits are designed and manufactured, in order to speed time-to market, reduce costs, and meet the challenges of sub-micron design. Now in its 21st year, Si2 is uniquely positioned to enable timely collaboration through dedicated staff and a strong implementation focus driven by its member companies. Si2 represents nearly 100 companies involved in all parts of the silicon supply chain throughout the world. See www.si2.org.
Silicon Integration Initiative
William Bayer, 512-342-2244, ext. 304 (office)