Xilinx Sponsors VLSI Design Conference

Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) announced that it is a gold sponsor of the 21st International Conference on VLSI Design and 7th International Conference on Embedded Systems, taking place from January 4 through 8, 2008 at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre.

For the fourth year in a row, Xilinx is participating in this prestigious forum for researchers and designers to present and discuss various aspects of VLSI design, electronic design automation (EDA), enabling technologies, and embedded systems. Thousands of delegates are expected to attend this year’s event, which has a particular emphasis on the challenges and opportunities in nanoelectronics.

The five-day program consists of regular paper sessions, special sessions, embedded tutorials, panel discussions, design contest, industrial exhibits and two days of tutorials. Xilinx will highlight its high-performance programmable solutions in a banquet keynote speech and presentations, as well as demonstrations at Booth #s 12 and 13.

Banquet Speech & Presentations

Speech: FPGA: The Future Platform for Transforming, Transporting and Computing
Speaker: Ivo Bolsens, Xilinx Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Date: January 7, 2008
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Presentation: Partial Reconfiguration on Xilinx FPGAs
Speakers: Samskrut Konduru, Senior Design Engineer & Vamsi Nalluri, Design Engineer
Date: January 7, 2008
Time: 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Presentation: Programmable Logic and Computation
Speaker: Chidamber Kulkarni, Researcher
Date: January 6, 2008
Time: 2:30-3 p.m.

Attendees can see Xilinx technology in action at Booth #12 and 13 from January 6th through 8th, including: “Destroyer” Video Game, DDR3 Memory Interface, PCId-GbE Bridge, Flexray(TM) Network Automotive Core, and Xilinx University Program (XUP) hardware and software development boards (for Virtex(TM) and Spartan(TM) FPGAs).

21st International Conference on VLSI Design & 7th International Conference on Embedded Systems
Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, India
January 4-8, 2008

About Xilinx
Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) is the worldwide leader in complete programmable logic solutions.