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Second Annual Silicon Valley PFI Low-Power Design Summit
October 20, 2009

San Jose, CA , Cadence Bldg 10 Auditorium

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8:30am Registration and Breakfast
9:00am Introduction – Steve Carlson, Cadence
9:05am Welcome Address – John Bruggeman, Cadence
9:20am GUC Low Power Design Platform – Albert Li, Global Unichip
9:50am Toward Interoperable Power Formats – Qi Wang, Si2
10:20am Break
10:30am Ulterior UMCL65SP ARM1176JZFSTM Low Power Results and Analysis – Sachin Idgunji, ARM;
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11:00am Cadence Low-Power Solution: Spec to GDSII – Kumar Subramani, Cadence
11:30am Industry Insight Panel: The Low-Power Evolution; Challenges and Opportunities
Moderator: Richard Goering, Cadence
Panelists: Steve Presant, AMD, Steve Carlson, Cadence, Scott Evans, Sonics, Ron Burns, Wipro
12:15pm Lunch (Cafeteria)
Track: Design and Verification (Auditorium)
1:00pm Sequential Optimizations for Low Power Design – Anmol Mathur, Calypto
1:30pm Freescale Low Power Design Challenges – Magdy Abadir, Freescale
2:00pm High Level Synthesis Using C-to-Silicon Compiler: A Case Study of Control-Dominated Design – Michael McNamara, Cadence
2:30pm Break
2:45pm Power-Aware Interface – Santosh Shivadatta, Mindtree
3:15pm Supporting CPF for Highly-Configurable Interconnect IP – Scott Evans, Sonics
3:45pm Q&A Panel Moderated by Mike Carrell, Cadence
Panelists: Anmol Mathur, Calypto, Michael McNamara, Cadence, Magdy Abadir, Freescale Semiconductor, Arvind Chopra, NXP, Scott Evans, Sonics;
Track: Implementation and Signoff (Kirra Point)
1:00pm Implementation of Advanced Power-Aware Memory Compilers – Lisa Minwell, Virage Logic;
1:30pm Power-Aware DFT & Test – Albert Chen, Faraday Semiconductor
2:00pm Power-Optimization using Standard Cell Logic Blocks – Ken Brock, Virage Logic
2:30pm Break
2:45pm High Performance Low Power Clock Tree Architecture – Bob Eisenstadt, Alchip
3:15pm TeraWatts to PicoWatts, A Low Power Perspective – Robert Smith, Magma
3:45pm Q&A Panel Moderated by Anthony Williams, Cadence
Panelists: Bob Eisenstadt, Alchip, Albert Chen, Faraday Semiconductor, Robert Smith, Magma, Ken Brock and Lisa Minwell, Virage Logic
4:15pm Closing Remarks / Networking Reception (Auditorium)

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Posted 07-13-2009 7:52 AM by Power Forward