Mentor Graphics to Keynote at Global Signal Processing Conference

Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) today announced that Walden C. Rhines, the company’s chairman and CEO, will presents a keynote speech on what’s next for the digital signal processor (DSP), based on the DSP’s history and evolution at the Global Signal Processing Conference and Expo (GSPx) in Santa Clara on October 31, 2006.

Walden C. Rhines, Chairman and CEO, Mentor Graphics Corporation, presents a keynote speech on what’s next for the DSP based on the DSP’s history and evolution.

Global Signal Processing Conference and Expo (GSPx)
October 31, 2006, 6:00 p.m.
Santa Clara Convention Center, Room 203
5001 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054

About GSPx
The Global Signal Processing Conference and Expo (GSPx), the flagship event of Global Technology Conferences, Inc., focuses on embedded hardware, embedded software and electronic design automation tools. The conference seeks to efficiently integrate all of these pieces. GSPx is the only event that addresses the needs of design engineers and developers working on today’s increasingly complex designs, technologies and applications.

About Mentor Graphics
Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues over the last 12 months of about $750 million and employs approximately 4,100 people worldwide. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777.

Mentor Graphics is a registered trademark of Mentor Graphics Corporation.