LOUISVILLE, Colo. – April 15, 2013 – Offering the opportunity to enter the Design Automation Conference (DAC) and be part of the celebration, Atrenta, Jasper Design Automation, and Forte Design Systems are sponsoring three-day exhibit passes through the fifth annual “I LOVE DAC” campaign. DAC is celebrating its 50th year as the premier conference devoted to electronic design, design automation, embedded systems and software. This golden year for DAC will be filled with exciting exhibits, riveting keynotes, Designed in Texas sessions, networking events and much more. The conference and exhibition will be held at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from June 2-6, 2013.
I LOVE DAC exhibit passes include free exhibit entry from Monday through Wednesday (June 3 -5), plus entry into the five Keynotes, DAC Pavilion panels, Designed in Texas sessions and networking events each night, including Monday night’s celebration: Kickin’ it up in Austin, at the world famous Austin City Limits.
I LOVE DAC registration is open now through May 17. To register visit: www.DAC.com
"What's not to love about DAC"? asks Brett Cline, vice president of marketing and sales at Forte Design Systems, a sponsor of the I LOVE DAC program. "DAC is the epicenter of the industry where I know I'll be able to network with designers, other tool developers and my peers."
"As one of the anchor tenants for the I LOVE DAC program, Atrenta is proud to be a sponsor again for the fifth year," said Mike Gianfagna, vice president of corporate marketing at Atrenta. "Each year, we were able to bring more folks to the show floor as a result of I LOVE DAC and I'm looking forward to moving the needle again this year."
"Jasper is proud to be a part of the I LOVE DAC program and to make it easier for attendees to experience the latest innovations in the EDA industry," said Oz Levia, vice president of marketing at Jasper. "Since this year's DAC will be in Austin, we look forward to giving an opportunity for a new community of design and verification engineers to participate in this premier event."
Three-Day Exhibit Floor Pass
With over 175 exhibitors, including 17 first-time exhibitors, this year’s exhibition is the place to be. The exhibit floor will feature the ARM® Connected Community® Pavilion, where attendees can visit ARM technology-based demos from ARM partners. There also will be a special Global Forum exhibit, where academia, industry and government from several countries will provide an interactive exhibition to show relevant electronic design activities.
DAC is especially excited about the Designed in Texas portion of the Designer Track.This program will consist of 30-minute invited talks across two days of the conference. Designed in Texas talks will feature senior technical leads and managers presenting design experiences and results, providing an unprecedented opportunity for the Texas design community to interact with each other and the DAC community.
I LOVE DAC Campaign
Attendees wearing an I LOVE DAC button from either this year or previous years are eligible to win a Mac Book Pro. Attendees who are randomly spotted wearing an I LOVE DAC button will be entered into the drawing. The winner will be announced at the DAC Pavilion on Wednesday, June 5 at 3:15pm. The 2013 edition of this collectable button can be picked up at these booths: Atrenta #1847, Jasper #2346 or Forte #1547.
The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is recognized as the premier event for the design of electronic circuits and systems, and for electronic design automation (EDA) and silicon solutions. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,000 organizations attends each year, represented by system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities. Close to 60 technical sessions selected by a committee of electronic design experts offer information on recent developments and trends, management practices and new products, methodologies and technologies. A highlight of DAC is its exhibition and suite area with approximately 200 of the leading and emerging EDA, silicon, intellectual property (IP) and design services providers. The conference is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDA Consortium), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and is supported by ACM's Special Interest Group on Design.
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