Cadence Mixed-Signal Technology Summit 2013

Cadence Design Systems is holding their Mixed-Signal Summit next week. The event will give attendees the opportunity to learn from experts at Cadence and other leading companies about the latest mixed signal design methodologies, and new Cadence technologies such as support for System Verilog real number modeling based on the IEEE P1800 standard. The free day-long event will take place at its San Jose headquarters on October 10th.

Cadence Mixed-Signal Summit Topics

  • Challenges in Emerging Mixed-Signal Systems and Applications
  • A Foundry View of Mixed-Signal Trends
  • Mixed-Signal Verification Methodology Using Real Number Models
  • Panel discussion on closing the gap in mixed-signal design

The user summit is a great opportunity to ask questions and network with industry experts. Whether your challenge is verification, physical implementation, or signoff, the summit will give you a new perspective on improving your mixed-signal flow and your overall productivity.

Cadence Mixed-Signal Summit Agenda

  • Welcome and Opening Remarks by Dr. Chi-Ping Hsu, Sr. VP R&D and Chief Strategy Officer, Cadence
  • Academic Keynote: Challenges in Emerging Mixed-Signal Systems and Applications by Prof. Terri S. Fiez, Professor and Head EECS Dept, Oregon State University
  • Industry Keynote by Geoff Lees, Senior Vice President and General Manager Microcontrollers, Freescale
  • Mixed-Signal Trends-Foundry View by Douglas Pattullo, Technical Director, TSMC North America
  • Mixed-Signal Solutions Update by Koorosh Nazifi, Group Director, Initiatives R&D, Cadence
  • Mixed-Signal Verification Methodology using Real Number Models by Tim Pylant (Cadence) and Bhupi Manola (Cirrus Logic)
  • Methodology for Verifying SerDes Bit-Error-Rate Using Real Number Modeling by Michael Hufford, Staff Design Engineer, Cadence
  • Cadence-Mixed-signal Implementation Update by Steven Lewis, Product Marketing Director, Analog/Custom Marketing, Cadence
  • Virtuoso Mixed-signal “Smart Power” Implementation Flow (case study) by Livio Fratantonio, ST Microelectronics
  • Micro-Semi: OA Based Netlist on Top Flow (Case Study) by John M. Williams, Director of CAD Engineering, Microsemi IC Group, Microsemi
  • Interoperable Database for Mixed-Signal Designs Netlisting by Mark Snowden, CAD Manager, Rambus
  • Mixed-Signal IP Offerings by Cadence IP Team

More info: Cadence Mixed-Signal Summit