Power.org Reveals Program for Power Architecture Developer Conference

Power.org(TM), the open collaborative organization that enables, develops and promotes Power Architecture(R) technology, unveiled a robust technical program for the first-ever vendor-neutral Power Architecture(TM) Developer Conference, to be held in Austin, Texas, September 24 – 25, 2007. More than 65 hours of technical sessions, panels, hands-on labs, poster presentations and discussions with market leaders are slated for the two-day event.

The technical program discloses new information on software development for the power architecture platform, multi-core solutions, virtualization compute-intensive solutions, and digital media, as well as an embedded perspective. Presenting companies include AMCC, CodeSourcery, Inc., Denali Software, Inc., EEMBC, Freescale Semiconductor, GE Aviation, Green Hills Software, IBM, Intrinsity, Inc., IPextreme, Mentor Graphics, Mindtree Consulting Ltd, OPSIS, PA Semi, Sona College of Technology, Technonics, Inc., Thales Computers and other members of the growing Power.org community. Note that more technical sessions, panels and labs will be added over the coming weeks.

Space is limited for all sessions, and attendees are encouraged to register well in advance. The discounted Early Bird registration closes July 15th. Registration can be completed easily online.

Sampling of Session Topics at the Power Architecture Developer Conference

Embedded Perspective

  • PowerPC Embedded MMU and Cache Management
  • System Design with the P.A. Semi PA6T-1682M
  • Chaining on-chip accelerators in Power Architecture
  • Titan — An Ultra High-perf., Power and Area-efficient Core

Digital Media

  • Digital Video Processing with Power Architecture Technology

Compute Intensive Solutions

  • Optimizing Radix-2 FFT Algorithm for PowerPC Architecture
  • A Soft Computing Multi-core Solution for Image Restoration

Multi-core Solutions

  • Next Generation Multi-GHz Multi-Core Power Architecture CPU
  • Performance Evaluation of SMP Power Architectures
  • Design of 2GHZ High Performance Low Power Dual-core Processor

Software Development

  • Using the GNU Toolchain to Build Power Architecture Applications
  • Unleashing the Power with Advanced Compiler Optimizations


  • High Assurance Security for Power-based Embedded Systems
  • Virtualization Features of PWRficient 1682M

Birds of a Feather Sessions

  • Power efficient Design (Power and Thermal Considerations)
  • Performance Optimization

The Power Architecture Developer Conference, with its growing list of sponsors including AMCC, Cadence, Freescale Semiconductor, IBM, Mentor Graphics, and OpenSystems Publishing, was created to provide technical education and industry interaction across a wide range of interests and applications. The technical program will capture a wide range of interests and applications, encouraging the cross-pollination of ideas and the exchange of technical know-how.

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