Gary Smith EDA Consulting in Electronic Design

Gary Smith EDA (GSEDA) is the leading provider of market intelligence and advisory services for the global Electronic Design Automation (EDA), Electronic System Level (ESL) design, and related technology markets.

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    Gary Smith EDA Activities at DAC

    ESL, CAE, CAD/CAM Wallcharts and
    What To See at DAC 2011 cards will be available at each event.

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    Gary Smith EDA at DAC
    Sunday June 5
    Time: 7:00-8:00 pm
    Location:Omni Hotel, Ballroom Salon AB

    Come hear Gary & Mary’s annual update on the state of EDA.

    3D ICs
    Mary Olsson
    The current status of the 3D IC market and how it affects EDA.

    Responsibilities of the Semiconductor Design Infrastructure
    Gary Smith
    We are evolving into a new Semiconductor ecosystem. It is imperative that all members of the ecosystem do their part to keep the market healthy. This talk will outline EDA’s responsibilities and how to carry them out.

    No refreshments will be served. No need to register.
    Right next door to EDAC reception.

    DAC 2011 Kick-Off Reception
    Sunday June 5
    Time: 6:00 pm
    Location: Omni Hotel, Ballroom Salon CDE

    The EDA Consortium and the DAC Executive Committee invite you to join industry leaders as we open DAC 2011

    DAC Pavilion Panel
    Gary Smith on EDA: Trends and What's Hot at DAC
    Monday June 6
    Time: 9:15-10:15 am
    Location: Booth #3421

    Gary Smith of Gary Smith EDA reviews EDA's hottest technology trends. How will the dramatic changes in EDA, the semiconductor market and the design community affect you? What are the hot 'must sees' at this year's conference? Find out here!

    This year’s panel will start with some blues music with Gary, Bob Gardner (EDAC) and Mike Santarini (Xilinx). Kick start your Monday at DAC!

    DAC "Headaches" Panel
    Monday June 6
    Time: 3:30-4:30 pm
    Location: DAC meeting room 25A

    A technical panel at DAC about 1) IP reuse in SoC designs *and* 2) variation in custom IC designs.

    Two recent surveys found that "variation" was the #1 headache for custom IC design and "IP reuse" was the #2 headache for SoC design.

    - John Cooley, founder

    - Gary Smith, EDA industry analyst
    - David Genzer, Dir of IC design, Biotronik
    - Jim Hogan, EDA investor
    - Trent McConaghy, CSO, Solido Design
    - Shiv Sikand, VP Eng, IC Manage


    DAC Panel

    Wednesday June 8
    Time: 9:00 am
    Location: DAC Conference Room 32AB ESS EXECUTIVE DAY
    DAC 2011 Embedded System and Software Executive Day:
    Embedded Systems and Software Meet Hardware

    Session 1:
    9:00am - 10:30am
    Gary Smith - Chief Analyst, Gary Smith EDA, Santa Clara, CA,
    Ivo Bolsens -
    Senior VP and CTO, Xilinx, Inc., San Jose, CA
    Misha Burich -  Senior VP Research and Development, Altera Corp., San Jose, CA
    John Goodenough - VP Design Technology, ARM, Ltd., Cambridge, UK
    Joachim Kunkel -  Senior VP, Synopsys, Mountain View, CA


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  • Review of DAC

    Highlights of key trends
    Publish date: June 2011