ISQED'09 to Highlight One Decade of Progress and Upcoming Trends in Electronic Design for Manufacturing & Quality
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ISQED'09 to Highlight One Decade of Progress and Upcoming Trends in Electronic Design for Manufacturing & Quality

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Jan 22, 2009 -- The upcoming ISQED'09 conference will feature keynote speeches by industry leaders, 23 technical sessions with near 150 papers in three parallel tracks, panel discussions, tutorials and vendor exhibits. The conference will be held on March 16-18, at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, Calif.

"ISQED has packed a lot of material into its 10th annual international symposium. The conference is set to provide an enlightening perspective on quality in design and design automation, as well as a market perspective," said one keynote speaker, Jim Elliott, Vice President, Memory Marketing, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

ISQED'09 plenary keynoters will offer perspectives from design, process, and tool methodologies point of views. The list of keynote speakers includes:

Chi-Foon Chan -- President and COO, Synopsys

Simon Bloch -- Vice president and General Manager of the Design and Synthesis Division, Mentor Graphics

Jim Elliott -- Vice President of Memory Marketing, Samsung Semiconductor

Rajeev Madhavan -- Chairman and CEO, Magma Design Automation

Terry Ma -- Vice President of Engineering, Synopsys

Peter McGuinness -- Director of Business Development, Imagination Technologies

Mike Smayling -- Senior Vice President, Tala Innovation

Multiple interactive tutorials are available for those who desire in-depth, interactive, and focused insight into the various aspects of electronic design. These tutorials will cover important and diverse topics such as Low Power Variation Tolerant Logic Circuits, Low Power SRAM and FinFet Design, Phase Change Memory, Statistical Techniques for Analog Circuits, 3-D CAD Design/Technology, Multicore Designs, and Design & Verification of Low Power SoCs.

ISQED'09 corporate sponsors include Synopsys, Mentor Graphics, Magma Design Automation, and the Silicon Valley Technical Institute. Media sponsors are EDACafe and Chip Design Magazine. ISQED 2009 is held with technical sponsorship of the IEEE Electron Devices Society, and IEEE CASS, and in cooperation with IEEE Reliability Society, and ACM/SigDA. The conference is produced and sponsored by the International Society for Quality Electronic Design. For more information regarding the tutorials, conference, vendor exhibitions, workshops, and hotel registration visit


The International Society for Quality Electronic Design, established in 1999, is a professional organization devoted to highlight, promote, and accelerate establishment of industry-wide targets for the "Quality" of the integrated circuit designs, and helping to develop metrics & standards for quality electronic design front to back. The mission of ISQED is to provide forums to present & exchange ideas and to promote research, development, and application of Design Methods, Design Processes, Semiconductor technologies, IC packaging, Test, EDA Design Tools, and Methodologies, employed for Design of Integrated Circuits, with focus on design for quality, manufacturing, yield, and reliability. ISQED emphasizes a holistic approach toward electronic design and intends to highlight and accelerate cooperation among the IC Design, EDA, Semiconductor Process Technology, IC Packaging, Test, and Manufacturing communities. The International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) is the flagship conference of and has been held successfully for 10 years in California, USA.

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