Supplied on this page are examples of recent, past keynote speeches to help you to prepare for the conference. Please see the links below for keynote videos and PowerPoint slides from the past four years and a link to the DAC attendee demographics.
General Session/Awards and Scaling for 2020 Solutions
Speaker: Mike Muller - ARM, Inc.
Designing High Performance Systems-on-Chip
POWERTM Processor Design and Methodology Directions
Speaker: Joshua Friedrich - IBM Server and Technology Group
Designing a 22nm Intel® Architecture Multi-CPU and GPU
Speaker: Brad Heaney - Intel Corp.
My First Design Automation Conference - 1982
Speaker: C.L. Liu - National Tsing Hua Univ.
From Contract to Collaboration: Delivering a New Approach to Foundry
Speaker: Douglas Grose - GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Sunnyvale, CA
Echoes of DACs Past: From Prediction to Realization, and Watts Next?
Speaker: Bernard Meyerson -IBM Corp., Yorktown Hts., NY
Designing the Motorola Droid
Speaker: Iqbal Arshad -Motorola, Inc., IL
Overcoming the New Design Complexity Barrier: Alignment of Technology and Business Models
Speaker: Fu-Chieh Hsu -Vice President, Design and Technology Platform, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
The End of Denial Architecture
Speaker: William J. Dally -Chief Scientist and Senior Vice President of Research, NVIDIA Corp.
EDA for Digital, Programmable, Multi-radios
Speaker:Justin R. Rattner - Intel Senior Fellow, Vice President, Director, Corporate Technology Group and Chief Technology Officer, Intel Corp.
Challenges on Design Complexities for Advanced Wireless Silicon Systems
Speaker: Sanjay K. Jha - Chief Operating Officer, Qualcomm, Inc. and President, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies
Idea to Implementation: A Different Perspective on System Design
Speaker: Jack Little - President and Co-founder, the MathWorks, Inc.
Designing a New Automotive DNA
Speaker: Lawrence D. Burns - Vice President of Research & Development and Strategic Planning, General Motors Corp.
Perspective of the Future Semiconductor Industry: Challenges and Solutions
Speaker: Oh-Hyun Kwon - President, System LSI Division, Samsung Semiconductor Business
Design without Borders -- A Tribute to the Legacy of A. Richard Newton
Speaker: Jan Rabaey - Donald O. Pederson Distinguished Professor, Director Gigascale Systems Research Center (GSRC), Scientific Co-director BWRC, University of California, Berkeley
iPod or Iridium - Which One Are You Going To Be?
Speaker: Joe Costello - Chairman of the Board, Orb Networks, Inc.
Keynote Supplement: Costello's Third Rule
Structuring Process and Design for Future Mobile Communication Devices
Speaker: Hans Stork - Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Director of Silicon Technology Development, Texas Instruments, Inc.
How Does One Define "Technology" Now That Classical Scaling Is Dead (and Has Been for Years)?
Speaker: Bernard S. Meyerson - IBM Corp.