Savant Announces International System-on-Chip Conference

Savant Company Inc. announced the opening of Early Bird Registration for the 6th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference, to be held at the Radisson Hotel Newport Beach, California, on Wednesday, November 5, and Thursday, November 6, 2008. Tensilica, Novelics, and the British Consulate-General’s Trade & Investment department are Platinum sponsors, and Mentor Graphics is the Gold Sponsor of this year’s event.

Four distinguished Keynote Speakers represent both industry and academia:

  • Professor Rao Tummala, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Ms. Rose Schooler, General Manager, Intel
  • Mr. Joachim Kunkel, VP and General Manager, Synopsys
  • Dr. Nader Engheta, University of Pennsylvania

“Altera’s leading-edge 40 nm FPGA technology enables system architects to use the inherent capabilities of programmable logic as a highly viable solution for complex SoCs,” said Dr. Mojy Chian, Vice President of Technology Development, Altera Corporation. “At the 6th International SoC Conference and Workshops, we are presenting our 40 nm FPGA solutions to conference attendees and conducting a half-day workshop focusing on leading-edge, high-speed FPGA transceiver technology that examines the performance and capabilities of Altera’s new Stratix IV GX FPGA. We believe this is an outstanding forum for us to share our latest technology with a very targeted and focused engineering audience.”

“We are extremely happy with the outstanding industry response and support that we have been receiving for this targeted event,” said Farhad Mafie, President and CEO of Savant Company Inc. “This year’s event fosters a unique collaboration of highly recognized industry experts and the academic scientific research community in an effort to present the most up-to-date, advanced topics in chip design to our technical audience.”

In less than 6 years, the annual International SoC Conference has become the premier event for the engineering communities that are involved in new SoC, ASIC, CSSP, ASSP, and FPGA-based designs or are working with Foundry Services on a worldwide basis.

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About Savant Company Inc.
Savant Company Inc. provides marketing, business development, and sales consulting services for semiconductor IP and IC companies, as well as providing leading-edge conferences, seminars, marketing and technology intelligence reports, and executive briefings on a worldwide basis. Savant Company Inc. is independently owned and independently operated and is incorporated in the State of California.