IP/SOC 2004 (IP Based SoC Design)
will be the 13th edition of the Working conference on hot
topics in the design world, focusing for the past 4 years on
IP based SoC design and hold in the well known Silicon and
Nanometer Technology Valley in the French Alps.
Among 90 submissions the best technical contributions
have been selected to bring together a high level working conference
unique on hot topics such as "Design Platform", "IP/SoC Verification",
"Industrial Reuse Practice", "Design Methodologies", "Multi-processor
and multi-thread SoC", etc...
Major players will deliver keynote talks on hot topics
you will be delighted to listen to :
Philippe Magarshack, Central R&D Group
Vice-President, Design Automation, ST Microelectronics (France)
about "IP Reuse in the era of sub -90 nm"
Rafi Nave, VP of Customer Services, Tower
Semiconductor (Israel) discussing "Foundries Role in IP Business"
Ivo Bolsens, CTO and Vice President, Xilinx (USA)
sharing his experiences in "IP based platform for programmable
Harmel Sangha, Director of Coreware Marketing
& Support LSI Logic (USA)
about "Platform ASICs & Serial interconnects - Way of the future"
Jim Tully, Chief Analyst from Gartner / Dataquest
presenting the studies on the "Dataquest IP business analysis"
Hot Panels will be part of an attractive program and
every participant will be invited to share his views with the audience:
"Improving Performance and Efficiency in Embedded Designs
Using Multi-threaded and Multi-Core Technologies"
organized by Tom Petersen (MIPS Technologies)
with the participation of
Kai-Uwe Killiches (LSI Logic), Sam Fuller (AMCC),
Tom Petersen (MIPS Technologies) and Brani Buric (Virage Logic)
"IP Business Models: Where is the value in IP?"
Moderated by Jim Tully (Gartner Dataquest) with the participation of
Jim Venable (Mentor Graphics), Phil Dworsky (Synopsys), Philippe
Magarshack (STMicroelectronics), Bart de Loore (Philips) and John
"ESL Standards Who's doing what and how does it
co-organized by CoWare, Inc. & Wolfgang Rosenstiel (Univ. of Tuebingen),
by Michael Santarini (EETimes) with
the participation of
Alain Clouard Chairman (OSCI),
Ralph von Vignau (SPIRIT Consortium),
Pete Hardee (CoWare, Inc.),
James Colgan (Sonics, Inc.),
Joachim Kunkel (Synopsys)
"The SPIRIT Initiative" organized by Pierre
Bricaud (Synopsys) & Ralph von Vignau (Chairman, SPIRIT Consortium)
with the participation of
Ralph von Vignau (SPIRIT chair and Philips),
Serge Hustin (STMicro),
C. Lennard (SPIRIT vice chair and ARM),
Joachim Kunkel (Synopsys),
John Wilson (Mentor Graphics),
Ian Mackintosh (VSIA-OCP) and Victor Berman (Cadence)
"What's the State of Verification IP ?"
organized by Phil Dworsky (Synopsys) with the participation of
Wolfgang Ecker (Infineon), Laurent Ducousso (STMicroelectronics),
Synopsys, HDL Design
"Platform ASIC: How can Platform ASIC solutions best
harness available IP?" organized by Tim Daniels (LSI Logic) moderated
by Doug Amos (Synplicity, Director European Business Development) with
the participation of Alon Kapel (eASIC, GM European Operations), Tim
Daniels (LSI Logic, Technical Product Marketing Manager), Jean-Luc
Couturier (MoreThanIP, Sales Manager, Western Europe), Arnaud Schleich
(PLDA, VP Sales & Marketing) and Bob Beachler (Altera)
The SPIRIT Consortium which groups the major players
in this field (ARM, Cadence, Mentor graphics, Philips, STMicroelectronics, Synopsys, ...) will present an initial
release of specifications for standardizing IP packaging in
a SoC design. A key press event will be hold on Wednesday December
8th at lunch time
IP/SOC 2004 Best prizes will be delivered under
the sponsorship of ST Microelectronics both for the best design and
design methodology in cooperation with the Japanese LSI Best Design
In addition the "IP/SoC 2004 working confernce has an exhibition
attached, giving you the opportunity to see the reality of a SOC
connected world. The joint exciting dedicated exhibition will allow you
meet the most advanced suppliers and take the chance to
see the last products of the best vendors including Altium Ltd., Ansoft, Artisan Components, Barco Silex, Beach Solutions, CoFluent Design, CoWare, Design And Reuse, FleXody, Ignios Ltd., IndigoVision Ltd., MatrixOne, Mentor Graphics, Microbridge Technology, MIPS Technologies, Novas Software, OCPIP, ProDesign Electronic & CAD Layout GmbH, Prosilog, SafeNet, Soisic, Summit Design, Synopsys, Temento Systems, Tera Systems, Tharas Systems, Verisity, Xilinx and so on.