Xilinx CTO Ivo Bolsens to Deliver Keynote at SEMICON West 2012: "All Programmable - from Silicon to System"
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Xilinx CTO Ivo Bolsens to Deliver Keynote at SEMICON West 2012: "All Programmable - from Silicon to System"

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 2, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — �Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced its participation at SEMICON West 2012, taking place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from July 10 – 12, 2012. Ivo Bolsens, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Xilinx, will deliver an opening keynote entitled "All Programmable – from Silicon to System" on Wednesday, July 11 at 10 a.m.

Wednesday, July 11

10:00 – 10:45 a.m., Keynote Stage, Esplanade Hall, Moscone Center, San Francisco

"All Programmable – from Silicon to System"

Although there's little doubt that chip scaling will go on for the foreseeable future, the global electronics industry faces daunting economic and technical challenges, as design costs skyrocket and design complexities increase exponentially.  In his keynote, Dr. Bolsens will provide a fabless company perspective on what it takes to be at the forefront of the semiconductor industry with each new process generation, from silicon to system.

As the world's leading provider of All Programmable technologies and devices, beyond its programmable logic roots, Xilinx relies on holistic programmability of all aspects of its product architecture.  This includes functional components, memory, interconnect and process technology. Cutting-edge manufacturing technology is expected to give rise to higher transistor costs, higher technology risks and longer manufacturing delays.  More than ever, to survive and thrive in today's fiercely competitive global market place, it is essential for fabless companies to optimize all components of the supply chain. Dr. Bolsens will provide insights into Xilinx's successful strategy for tightly collaborating with supply chain partners to deliver technology innovations and get to market first with next generation All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs.

About SEMI
SEMI is the global industry association serving the nano- and microelectronics manufacturing supply chains.  SEMI member companies are the engine of the future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives. Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges. SEMI maintains offices in Beijing, Bengaluru, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.  For more information, visit www.semi.org.

About Xilinx
Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com.


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