The 2013 Design and Verification Conference (DVCon), sponsored by
Accellera Systems Initiative, announced today the keynote and panelists
for the Industry Leaders panel. DVCon also announced that the final
program will be available online on February 14. DVCon 2013 will be held
February 25 - 28 at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, California.
Celebrating its 25th year, DVCon began as the VHDL Users
Group in 1988 and has evolved to become the industry's premier
conference for the discussion of functional design and verification of
electronic systems. The keynote address for the 2013 conference,
"Accelerating EDA Innovation through SoC Design Methodology
Convergence," will be presented by Wally Rhines, chairman and CEO of
Mentor Graphics, and will be held on Tuesday, February 26th
at 3:30 p.m. in the Oak/Fir Ballroom.
The Industry Leaders panel, "The Road to 1M Design Starts," will be
moderated by JL Gray, vice president at Verilab and author of the "Cool
Verification" blog. It will be held Wednesday, February 27th
at 3:30 p.m. in the Oak/Fir Ballroom. Panelists include: Yervant Zorian,
fellow and chief architect, Synopsys; Ziv Binyamini, corporate vice
president, Systems and Software Solutions, Cadence Design Sstems; Sunil
Shenoy, corporate vice president, general manager, Visual and Parallel
Computing Group, Intel Corporation; John Costello, vice president, IC
Design, Altera; and Serge Leef, vice president, New Ventures, Mentor
On Monday, Accellera Systems Initiative Day will kick off the conference
with in-depth tutorials on UVM, UPF, SystemC and SystemVerilog. The
Technical Excellence Award will be presented during the special Town
Hall luncheon on that day. Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss
their most important questions about standards in an open format with
Conference attendees can also look forward to 12 technical sessions, 2
panels, 26 poster presentations and 29 exhibitors throughout the
conference. For the first time, an award for the Best Poster
Presentation will join the Best Paper Award this year.
To visit with the exhibitors, the DVCon Expo will be open on Tuesday and
Wednesday from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Poster sessions will be held on Tuesday
from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
To view the complete four-day program, including more information on the
keynote address, all of the technical sessions and sponsored tutorials,
please visit the conference website at www.dvcon.org.
DVCon is the premier conference for discussion of the functional design
and verification of electronic systems. DVCon is sponsored by Accellera
Systems Initiative, an independent, not-for-profit organization
dedicated to creating design and verification standards required by
systems, semiconductor, intellectual property (IP) and electronic design
automation (EDA) companies. For more information about Accellera, please
For more information about DVCon, please visit www.dvcon.org.
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