Actel to Present Power of Change at Globalpress Electronics Summit

John East, president and CEO for Actel Corporation, will present “The Power to Change” at the Globalpress Electronics Summit, being held March 31 – April 3, 2008 in San Francisco. The presentation will send a call to action to the electronics industry to acknowledge their role in helping to resolve the world’s global warming issues and mitigate the harmful effects of added power consumption in electronic devices. East will present alternatives to electricity generation, discuss the various sources of power in semiconductor devices, and explore how low-power field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology can be used to help dramatically lower power consumption.

“The Power to Change”
Keynote address by John East at the Globalpress Electronics Summit
Wednesday, April 2, 2008; 9:00 – 9:45 a.m.
Kabuki Hotel, San Francisco, California

About Globalpress Electronics Summit
The Globalpress Electronics Summit provides a venue for the world’s leading technology companies and innovative start-ups to showcase their news and views on the future of electronics, design tools, and new applications to the world’s top 50-plus electronics journalists.

About Actel
Attacking power consumption from both the chip and the system levels, Actel Corporation’s innovative FPGAs and programmable system chip solutions enable power-efficient design. The company is traded on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol ACTL and is headquartered at 2061 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, Calif., 94043-4655.