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THE 58TH DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE OFFERS OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS TO ENGAGE IN THE ANNUAL EVENT FOCUSED ON THE DESIGN AND AUTOMATION OF ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS

March 23, 2021

The Design Automation Conference (DAC) has been dedicated for 58 years to fostering a vibrant, worldwide community of electronic design and systems professionals, as well as improving the diversity among attendees. DAC’s student fellow and scholarship programs are designed to give students their first experience with the electronic design and systems industry. The 58th DAC is being planned as a hybrid event, part online, part face-to-face, with the live event taking place at Moscone West Center in San Francisco, CA from December 5-9, 2021. DAC will co-locate with SEMICON West 2021, which is being held December 7-9 at Moscone North and South halls...

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 58TH DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE INNOVATORS UNDER 40 AWARD NOW OPEN

March 8, 2021

For 58 years, the future of innovation for the design and automation of electronic systems and circuits has been found at the Design Automation Conference (DAC).  DAC is now accepting nominations for the Under-40 Innovators Award at the 58th DAC.  The award will recognize up to five of the top young innovators (nominees should be 40 years or younger in age as of June 1, 2021) who are recognized as the upcoming leaders providing innovation in the field of design and automation of electronic systems. The Under-40 Innovators Award is sponsored by Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)...

THE 58TH DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE OPENS CALL FOR NOMIATIONS FOR THE PRESTIGIOUS MARIE R. PISTILLI AWARD

March 3, 2021

The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is recognized globally as the annual place to be for electronic design and systems professionals.  Over the past 58 years, DAC has encouraged and fostered diversity among the electronic design community as well as the event attendees.  For more than two decades, the Marie R. Pistilli Award, named for the former organizer of DAC who passed away in 2015, has been honoring those individuals who have helped advance the profile of women in the electronics industry and made significant overall contributions.  Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Marie R. Pistilli Electronic Design Award.

THE 58TH DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 2021

February 16, 2021

The premier event devoted to the design and automation of electronic chips to systems, has rescheduled its legendary global gatherings for the first time in more than 50 years. In anticipation of the easing of travel and state and local restrictions on large public gatherings, the DAC Executive Committee along with the event sponsors, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), have decided to postpone the traditional summertime dates of the Design Automation Conference until later in the year. This provides more time for vaccination distribution and the implementation of additional health and safety practices. The 58th DAC will be held at Moscone West Center in San Francisco, CA, from December 5-9, 2021.   DAC will be co-located with SEMICON West 2021, which is being held December 7-9 at Moscone North and South halls... 

INFLUENCE TOMORROW'S INNOVATION TODAY: CONTRIBUTE TO THE 58TH DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE

October 1, 2020

The electronics industry is entering a new phase, as increasingly powerful and efficient compute drives AI and other new workloads and design teams stretch the limits of Moore’s Law. For 58 years, the Design Automation Conference (DAC) has served as the only event that brings together industry, academia and government to chart the changing nature of system and silicon design, and 2021 will be no different.

DAC, the premier event devoted to the design and design automation of electronic chips to systems, has opened...

58TH DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE NAMES EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR THE 2021 CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION

Sep 22, 2020

Harry Foster of Mentor, a Siemen’s Business, to serve as General Chair  SAN FRANCISCO, CA –– September 22, 2020 –– The Design Automation Conference (DAC), the only event devoted to electronic design and design automation of electronic circuits and systems, has named Harry Foster, Chief Scientist, Verification for the Design Verification Technology Division of Mentor, a Siemens Business, as the 58th DAC General Chair.  Rob Oshana, VP Software Engineering Research and Development, Microcontroller Group at NXP Semiconductors, will join Harry as Vice Chair for the 2021 conference.  Under their leadership, the DAC Executive Committee (EC) will oversee the exhibition and trade show, plan the technical program, establish new initiatives, and manage conference operations and...

THE 57TH DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE BEST PAPER AWARDS

Aug 10, 2020

Virtual event produces exceptional technical content and attracts thousands of attendees San Francisco, CA— August 10, 2020—  The future of innovation for the design and automation of electronic systems and circuits can be found each year at the annual Design Automation Conference (DAC).  The 57th DAC and its sponsors – the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) – are pleased to announce the Best Paper award winners and authors. The Best Paper awards are selected based on innovation, creativity, presentation quality and results. Each technical track has their own review committee that evaluates the final accepted presentation and/or posters.  For the 2020 virtual event committee members reviewed...

SOARING ATTENDANCE AT THE 57TH DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE, AS PREMIER EVENT FOR THE ELECTRONIC DESIGN ECOSYSTEM GETS EVEN BIGGER

Jul 30, 2020

Virtual conference expands global reach with record attendance San Francisco, CA –– July 30, 2020 ––Total conference attendance at the 2020 Design Automation Conference (DAC), the industry’s premier event dedicated to the design and design automation of electronic circuits and systems, leapt by 52% compared to DAC 2019, according to the 57th DAC Executive Committee (EC).The intense engagement at the 57th DAC, held for the first time virtually due to the recent pandemic, reflected a voracious appetite among engineers for information and insights to propel design innovation. Submissions to DAC’s research track increased by 20% in the past two years, and the Designer, IP and Embedded Tracks submissions increased by 15% compared to 2019, continuing a steady three-year rise.The global...

THE 57TH DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE FILLED WITH DEEP TECHNOLOGY INSIGHTS AND INNOVATION

Jul 13, 2020

Conference program offers the latest research and development in artificial intelligence, machine learning, security, electronic design and cloud-based design Louisville, CO —July 13, 2020— When the  Design Automation Conference opens July 20, it will be the first ever virtual event experience for the 57-year-old conference.  Attendees will embark on a two week-long virtual journey on Monday, July 20th starting at 9:00 A.M. PDT with Zhuo Li, the 57th DAC General Chair, who will open the 2020 conference. He’ll be immediately followed by Dr. H.S. Philip Wong, Chief Scientist, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) Ltd., who will deliver the Monday morning keynote. The event will expand over five days July 20 – 24. All DAC sessions are schedule for Pacific Daylight...

THREE EXCEPTIONAL INNOVATORS SELECTED TO RECEIVE THE DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE UNDER-40 INNOVATORS AWARD

Jul 8, 2020

Engineers from industry to academia recognized for contributions to EDA Louisville, Colorado— July 8, 2020—  The future of innovation for the design and automation of electronic systems and circuits can be found each year at the annual Design Automation Conference (DAC).  This year is no different, as DAC and its sponsors – the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) – are pleased to announce the three winners of the Under-40 Innovators Award.  The award recognizes the top young innovators who have made a significant impact in the field of design and automation of electronics. The award winners will be recognized at the 57th DAC being held virtually July 20-24, 2020.  The honorees will...

DR. ALESSANDRA NARDI RECEIVES MARIE R. PISTILLI WOMEN IN ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Jun 30, 2020

Cadence Design Systems Software Engineering Group Director Honored for Outstanding Research and Development Contributions in EDA  LOUISVILLE, CO. – June 30, 2020 –– Dr. Alessandra Nardi, software engineering group director at Cadence Design Systems, has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Marie R. Pistilli Women in Electronic Design Award, a prestigious annual honor that recognizes individuals who have significantly helped advance women in electronic design. The award is named for the late Marie R. Pistilli, co-founder of DAC, who placed a high value on equality, diversity, and acceptance.Dr. Nardi’s outstanding achievements include the creation of new research and development (R&D) methodologies for automotive applications, with an emphasis on functional safety and...

THE 2020 DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE UNVEILS KEYNOTES AND SKYTALK SPEAKERS

Jun 10, 2020

The Annual Event Focused on the Design and Automation of Electronic Circuits and Systems is Now Virtual; Registration is Open LOUISVILLE, CO – June 10, 2020 – The Design Automation Conference (DAC) returns for its 57th year with an incredible lineup of keynotes and SKYtalks.  Founded in 1964, DAC is the longest running and largest event focused on research and technology for the design and automation of electronic circuits and systems. More than 6,000 attendees from academia, research, government, and industry attend the live conference. With DAC 2020 being virtual, conference attendees from all over the globe will have the ability to experience DAC from the comforts of their own environment. Once the program sessions start on July 20, attendees will be able to access the DAC...

57TH DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE TO BE A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE FOR 2020

May 7, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 6, 2020 – The 57th Design Automation Conference (DAC) executive committee, together with the conference sponsors the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) have decided to move DAC 2020 to a virtual event format scheduled for July 19 – 23, 2020.  Concerns about the health and safety of conference participants and attendees as well as Moscone Center being designated as a care site during the COVID-19 pandemic have made it impossible to host the 57th DAC in San Francisco, CA as planned. In collaboration with our authors, sponsors, exhibitors and the entire DAC community, the DAC executive committee teams are committed to make the DAC 2020 virtual experience a successful...

THE DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE TO SHOWCASE AN AI HARDWARE PAVILION, BROADENING THE 2020 EXHIBITION LINEUP

Feb 13, 2020

The new Pavilion invites AI hardware innovators to exhibit at DAC in a turnkey solution package SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – February 13, 2020 –The Design Automation Conference (DAC), the premier conference devoted to the design and automation of electronic circuits and systems, will this year showcase a dedicated Pavilion centered on the artificial intelligence (AI) hardware ecosystem.  AI hardware is driving the largest wave of chip-design activity in decades. Understanding and harnessing the enormous computational and application potential of AI is fertile ground for new ideas and startup providers.  Converting these ideas into working hardware circuits and systems is the core value of design automation, and the major technical focus of 57th DAC. The 57th DAC will be held...

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 57TH DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE INNOVATORS UNDER 40 AWARD NOW OPEN

Feb 11, 2020

Engineers from industry giants to academia to be recognized for contributions to EDA SAN FRANCISCO, CA— February 11, 2020—  For 57 years, the future of innovation for the design and automation of electronic systems and circuits has been found at the Design Automation Conference (DAC).  This year will be no different. DAC is now accepting nominations for the Under-40 Innovators Award at the 57th DAC.  The Under-40 Innovators Award is sponsored by Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).  The award will recognize up to five of the top young innovators (nominees should be 40 years or younger in age as of June 1, 2020) who are movers and shakers in the field of design and automation of electronics....