Mentor at the 54th Design Automation Conference 2017

The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is recognized as the premier conference for design and automation of electronic systems. This year’s event will be held in Austin, Texas from June 18-22.

Each day is full of exciting activities featuring Mentor technical experts on the latest in cutting-edge design. You’ll find our experts in the conference program, in our booth (947) hosting suite sessions and networking events, and at partner booths.

  Mentor’s booth at 53rd DAC

Mentor experts will be featured throughout the technical conference program:

  • 8 paper presentations
  • 6 posters
  • 3 panels
  • Expert tutorial

Pavilion Panel: One-on-One with Wally Rhines
Wally Rhines, CEO of Siemens’ Mentor Graphics business unit, will discuss major changes in design and EDA, including the fallout from semiconductor mergers, growth of electronic system design, and the IoT and IIoT.

Keynote: “The Age of Digital Transformation” by Chuck Grindstaff, Executive Chairman of Siemens PLM Software
EDA has continually moved to higher levels of abstractions, changing how electronics are designed and created.  Now we are seeing the need in the industrial world for further digitalization and virtualization.

In his keynote, Chuck Grindstaff, Executive Chairman of Siemens PLM Software, will discuss the global impact of this digital transformation.

John Cooley hosting a panel featuring Mentor’s Joe Sawicki at the 53rd DAC

We’ve brought some of our best researchers and partners to DAC just to meet you. Stop by our Cappuccino Bar and Happy Hour daily and grab a free drink! While you’re there, make sure to pick up a K’Nex Building Kit.

Choose from over 75 technical sessions across 7 technical focus areas:

Daily Expert Panels
There’s nothing better than learning about the latest in cutting-edge design while enjoying free drinks and socializing with your peers. Stop by our booth (947) each day for an expert panel discussion and free wine and beer.

Monday June 19, 4:00pm: Overcoming the Challenges of Creating Custom SoCs for IoT

Tuesday, June 20, 4:00pm: Impact of ISO 26262 on the Fabless Ecosystem

Wednesday, June 21, 3:00pm: The Explosion of Emulation Use Models in Diverse Segments

Expert panel discussion at Mentor’s booth during the 53rd DAC


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