11th Edition Sophia Antipolis forum on MicroElectronics Conference Program
Sophia Antipolis, France, May 30, 2008 : SAME 2007 Forum (Sophia Antipolis forum on MicroElectronics) provides an exceptional venue for discussions and demonstrations with the opportunity to meet exhibitors displaying microelectronics related products.
SAME 2008 forum:
A major European microelectronics event where you’ll meet key market players : industrial leaders, start-ups and academics.
This year the main topic is:
Green Electronics: Innovation in the environmental revolution.
A unique opportunity to debate key issues and future trends within a high level technical environment.
Keys Success Factors for the SAME 2008 Forum:
Emphasis will be given to Tutorials and Technical Papers.
Two keynote speakers:
Dennis BUSS, Chief Scientist Texas Instruments
"50 years of microelectronics"
Senior Vice President, Chief Technical Officer Advanced Research & Development Cadence Design Systems
"Smart Power: Enabling the Next Generation of Energy Efficiency"
An Executive Panel on the topic:
“Green Electronics: Innovation in the environmental revolution” with:
- Jacques LE BERRE,
Marketing & Sales Director Solid State Lighting NXP Semiconductors.
- Patrick LETEINTURIER,
Senior Principal Automotive Systems Infineon Technologies.
- François MALLEUS,
Business Development Manager High Performances Analog Texas Instruments.
- Ted VUCUREVICH,
Senior Vice President, CTO Advanced R&D Cadence Design Systems
- Marco LANDI, President, Enerqos
A Technical Panel on
“How the technology is a solution for the Environment?” with :
- Jean-Marie SAINT-PAUL,
European Product Specialist Manager - Design and Verification at Mentor Graphics.
- A University Booth with 18 EDA software and hardware demonstrations.
- A start-ups focus with a panel dedicated and shared booths.
- YTD companies exhibiting at the SAME 2008 Forum.
- The Exhibition during the full 2 days.
SAME 2008 Forum: Technical Program Selected
1 – Topics Selected For Technical Conferences
The 16 technical papers will be shared out in the 6 sessions:
2. LOW POWER, DESIGN TOOLS & METHODOLOGY – Part 1
3. RF & MIXED SIGNAL DESIGN
4. LOW POWER PROCESSOR
5. LOW POWER EMBEDDED SOFTWARE
6. LOW POWER, DESIGN TOOLS & METHODOLOGY – Part 2
Each paper will be nominated for the « Best Paper Award » SAME 2008 Forum.
2 – Tutorials Selected
Tutorial 1: Fundamental about PLL: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS.
Tutorial 2: Tutorial on Statistical Static Timing Analysis (SSTA): CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS.
Tutorial 3: Efficient Prototyping of Analog And Mixed Signal Integrated Circuits: AUSTRIAMICROSYSTEMS.
Tutorial 4: A Tutorial on Process Variability and FPGAs: IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON.
3 – Selected Demonstrations For The University Booth
Demo 1: IC-EMC, a Software Demonstrator for predicting Electromagnetic Compatibility of Integrated Circuits: INSA.
Demo 2: Electromagnetic Near-Field Scanning In Time and Frequency Domain:
Fraunhofer IZM ASE Paderborn, Leibniz University of Hannover, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Continental Automotive Systems, Nuremberg, Infineon Technologies AG.
Demo 3: Resonance Frequency and Bandwidth of a Chiral Microstrip Resonator: Mentouri University.
Demo 4: Low Power Aware PCB Design and Signal/Power Integrity: Zuken, Paderborn.
Demo 5: RF Receiver simulation and validation: LEAT.
Demo 6: Integrated Software Tool for RF Building Block Design: IMS.
Demo 7: An Integrated Validation Environment for Differential Power Analysis: LIRMM.
Demo 8: Practice of the Emulator VELOCE SOLO: LEAT & Mentor Graphics.
Demo 9: Fast simulation techniques for design space exploration: GET/ENST.
Demo 10: A Formal Modelling Framework for Periodically Scheduled Networks on Chip: INRIA
Demo 11: Mixed Scheduling for Improved Resource Utilization and Energy Consumption in Real-Time Multiprocessor systems: LEAT.
Demo 12: LIFTING: an Open-Source Logic Simulator: LIRMM.
Demo 13: An Efficient Architecture Dedicated for Transcoding H.264/AVC Video Standard: Nancy University.
Demo 14: High Linearity BiCMOS I-Q Demodulator: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
Demo 15: IEEE 802.15.4 2.4Ghz Ultra Low Power Transceivers: CEA LETI, Minatec.
Demo 16: 3D Hall Probe Integrated in 0.35 µm CMOS Technology for Magnetic Pulses measurements within MRI environment: InESS.
Demo 17: IDROMEL Project : Eurecom.
Demo 18: 3D Orientation Determination Demo: LIRMM.
Each poster will be nominated for the « Best Demonstration Award » SAME 2008 Forum.
SAME 2008 Forum, will close on October 2, at: 4:30 PM with the Official Cocktail and the "Best Paper & Poster Awards" SAME 2008 Forum.
(The Award is an original creation from a local artist working in one of the famous glasswork in Biot)
Sponsors & Exhibitors at the SAME 2008 Forum: (as of May 25, 2008)
ARM, AUSTRIAMICROSYSTEMS, AXYLOG, BABY BIDOU, CADENCE, CEFI, COFLUENT DESIGN, DOCEA POWER, ESTEREL EDA TECHNOLOGIES, HEEDSOFT, INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES, LIRMM, MENTOR GRAPHICS, NXP SEMICONDUCTORS, SCALEO CHIP, SYNOPSYS, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, X FAB SEMICONDUCTOR FOUNDRIES …
For more information about the SAME 2008 Forum, please visit our web site:
Anne Claire DESNEULIN
Project Manager Forum SAME 2008
Sophia Antipolis MicroElectronics Association
Tel : +33 (0)492 294 825 – Mobile : +33 (0)6 60 61 34 21
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