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DAC 2015

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Gary Smith EDA Activities at DAC

SDA, ESL, CAE, CAD/CAM Wallcharts and What To See at DAC 2015 cards will be available at each event.

  • Gary Smith EDA at EDAC Kickoff Sunday Night

    Gary Smith EDA at EDAC Kickoff Sunday Night

    Sunday June 7
    Time: 5:00-5:30 pm
    Location: Intercontinental Hotel Grand Ballroom A
    833 Howard Street
    Cross of 5th, connected to Moscone
    San Francisco, CA

    Gary kicks off the annual EDAC reception.
    Come hear the 26th annual update on the state of EDA by Gary.

    How Connected Systems Are Impacting EDA
    Gary Smith
    This year's talk will focus on how the challenges facing EDA vendors. How is the Connected Systems market impacting the growth path of the major EDA players? How can EDA vendors prepare for the changes? The annual EDA forecast also will be shared.


    EDAC reception immediately follows.
  • Trends and What's Hot at DAC?

    Trends and What's Hot at DAC?
    Monday, June 8
    Time:10:30-11:00 am
    Location: Booth #311, DAC Pavilion Theatre
    Organizer Anne Cirkel, Mentor Graphics Corp Introduction by Bob Gardner

    Longtime EDA analyst Gary Smith of Gary Smith EDA will give us his take on the EDA’s hottest technology trends. How will the dramatic changes in EDA, the semiconductor market and the design community affect you? What are the hot ‘must sees’ at this year’s conference? That plus a rundown of his annual Sunday night talk. Find out here!
  • Cooley’s DAC Troublemaker Panel

    Monday June 8 Time: 3:00-4:00 pm
    Location: Room 310

    Come watch the EDA troublemakers answer the edgy, user-submitted questions about this year's most controversial issues! It's an old style open Q&A from the days before corporate marketing and paid bloggers took over every aspect of EDA company images.

    Moderator:
    - John Cooley, DeepChip.com founder

    Panelists:
    - Joe Sawicki, Mentor Graphics Corporation
    - Anirudh Devgan, Cadence Design Systems
    - Dean Draco, IC Manage, Inc.
    - Amit Gupta, Solido Design Automation
    - Sanjiv Kaul, Calypto
    - Jim Hogan, Vista Ventures LLC
    - Gary Smith, Gary Smith EDA

    DAC Info

    Cooley's registration and submit questions page
  • DAC PAVILION: SDA, IoT, or CS - It's HERE! What Does it Mean For You?

    DAC PAVILION: SDA, IoT, or CS - It's HERE! What Does it Mean For You?
    Monday, June 9
    Time:10:30-11:00 am
    Location: Booth #311
    Organizers: Anne Cirkel, Mentor Graphics Corp
    Bob Gardner


    Whether you call it System Design Automation, IoT, or Connected Systems - IT's HERE !!! Come and see what "IT" is and how it will impact your growth. Longtime EDA analyst Gary Smith of Gary Smith EDA will give us his take on the technology trends in the system design domain, how the driving force of connectivity impacts what we do in EDA and his prediction on the growth path moving forward.