Texas Instruments Announces North America Power Seminars

Building on more than three decades of educating power supply designers with innovative design concepts, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) has announced the North America schedule for its 2008 Power Supply Design Seminar series. TI’s leading power management gurus will conduct one-day seminars in 34 cities in the United States and Canada beginning Sept. 10, 2008.

The 2008 series, the 20th since introduced by Unitrode in 1977, provides rich technical and practical presentations that combine new advanced power supply concepts, basic design principles and real-world application examples.

Seminars are also planned for Asia, Mexico and South America for 2008. Additional seminars are planned for Europe in early 2009.

Topics for the 2008 Seminar Series Include:

  • High Power Factor or High Efficiency… You CAN have Both
  • Reducing EMI from SMPS by Applying Spread Spectrum Techniques
  • High-Voltage Energy Storage – The Key to Efficient Hold Up
  • Under the Hood of DC/DC Boost Converter Design
  • Improving System Efficiency with a New Intermediate Bus Architecture
  • Using a PMBusTM for Improved System-Level Power Management
  • New Advances in Digital Power Control
  • New Product Review

Analog gurus Lloyd Dixon and Bob Mammano headline a list of seminar presenters who are known in the analog community for their expertise in power-related topics. With most of his career devoted to the semiconductor industry in an application engineering role, Dixon has made significant contributions in power factor correction, control loop design and magnetic design. Mammano has more than 40 years of experience in analog power control technology, and is widely recognized as “the father of the pulse width modulator integrated circuit industry.”

The cost of the day-long seminar in the U.S. and Canada is $99. Pricing includes a continental breakfast, lunch, a copy of the seminar manual and presentation materials. In addition to online registration, participants may register by calling 1-800-477-8924.

North American Dates and Locations:

  • September 10 – Boston
  • September 11 – Connecticut
  • September 16 – Boston
  • September 17 – Maryland
  • September 23 – New Jersey
  • September 24 – Long Island
  • September 25 – Philadelphia
  • September 30 – Calgary
  • October 1 – Vancouver
  • October 2 – Seattle
  • October 3 – Portland
  • October 7 – Rochester, New York
  • October 9 – Toronto
  • October 10 – Ottawa
  • October 14 – Dayton, Ohio
  • October 15 – Cleveland
  • October 21 – Montreal
  • October 22 – Chicago
  • October 23 – Milwaukee
  • October 24 – Minneapolis
  • October 28 – Orlando
  • October 29 – Houston
  • October 30 – Austin
  • November 7 – San Diego
  • November 11 – Raleigh
  • November 12 – Atlanta
  • November 13 – Huntsville, Alabama
  • November 13 – Iowa
  • November 14 – Denver
  • December 2 – San Jose
  • December 3 – Calabasas
  • December 4 – Orange County
  • December 10 – Tucson
  • December 11 – Phoenix