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DAC 2017

Gary Smith EDA Activities at DAC

System Design, ESL, CAE, CAD/CAM Wallcharts (coming) and What To See at DAC 2017 (coming) cards will be available at each event.

  • Gary Smith EDA at ESD Alliance Kickoff Sunday Night

    Gary Smith EDA at ESD Alliance Kickoff Sunday Night

    Sunday June 18
    Time: 5:00-5:30 pm
    Location: Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D
    500 E Cesar Chavez St
    Austin, TX 78701

    Laurie Balch kicks off the annual ESD Alliance reception.
    Come hear the 28th annual update on the state of EDA by Laurie.

    EDA in the Age of the System
    Laurie Balch
    This year's talk will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing EDA vendors as we enter an era increasingly focused on overall system design. How will the industry need to adjust and how can it best address the needs of electronic product developers? Where will EDA find its role in the broadening design landscape? What are the growth prospects for EDA vendors, including a view of the annual EDA forecast?


    DAC reception immediately follows.
  • EDA Industry Trends and What's Hot at DAC

    EDA Industry Trends and What's Hot at DAC?

    Monday, June 19
    Time: 10:30-11:00 am
    Location: DAC Pavilion Theatre

    In longstanding Gary Smith EDA tradition, EDA Chief Analyst Laurie Balch of Gary Smith EDA will share her views on the latest directions for the EDA technology and business fronts. What new trends are facing the EDA, semiconductor and design communities and how will they impact you? What are the hot ‘must see’ products at this year’s conference? How can you prepare for the future of electronics design? Plus, get a rundown of the annual Gary Smith EDA Sunday night kickoff talk.
  • HOT Benefit Party at DAC



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    Monday, June 19
    Time: 7:00-10:00 pm
    Location: Speakeasy, Austin

    It’s the 1920’s meets the 1990s in a speakeasy mash up at DAC this year! Join Heart of Technology and our sponsors at the swankiest party at DAC. We’ll be pouring the giggle water and serving the eats, Al Capone style. Entertainment will be provided by Vista Roads Band with special guests The JD Experience. This year, we are supporting The Gary Smith Memorial Scholarship Endowment at San Jose State University. It’s going to be the bees’ knees, man! So, get your rags together and join us on June 19th at the Speakeasy, voted Austin’s “best swanky” and “best place to party.”