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 2012 will be available at each event.

    Gary Smith EDA Sunday Night at DAC
    Sunday June 3
    Time: 7:00-8:00 pm
    Location: Marriott Hotel, Salon 6

    Right next door to the EDAC reception in Salon 7.
    Come hear the 24th annual update on the state of EDA by Gary.

    How to Achieve 44% Design Cost Reduction
    Gary Smith and Sharon Tan
    This year's talk will focus on multi-platform designs and how these platforms are dramatically cutting the cost of design.

    No refreshments will be served. No need to register.

    DAC Pavillion Panel

    Gary Smith on EDA: Trends and What's Hot at DAC
    Monday June 4
    Time: 9:15-10:15 am
    Location: Booth #310, DAC Pavillion Theatre
    Introduction by Bob Gardner, EDAC Executive Director

    Longtime EDA analyst Gary Smith of Gary Smith EDA will give us his take on the 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 by The Full Disclosure Blues Band Revisited with Gary, Bob Gardner (EDAC), Carten Elgert (Evatronix), and Mike Santarini (Xilinx) and Kevin Steptoe. Kick start your Monday at DAC!

    Design and IP Management Symposium

    Monday June 4
    Time: 1:30-2:30 pm
    Location: DAC conference room #200

    Panelists will discuss development goals, the Design and IP Management methodologies and best practices they use to support those goals, and the results achieved. Topics to include productivity improvements, bug management, and multi-site data exchange and collaboration. Audience Q&A to follow panel discussion.

    Gary Smith -
    Chief Analyst, Gary Smith EDA
    Shiv Sikand -
    VP, IC Manage
    Doug Quist -  Director, NVIDIA
    Jacob Rael - Director, Broadcom
    Vincent Ross -  CAD Architect, AMD

    DAC info
    Please register here

    Cooley’s Troublemaker Panel

    Monday June 4
    Time: 3:00-4:00 pm
    Location: DAC conference room #256

    Come watch EDA vendors squirm as they answer no-holds-barred, edgy, user-submitted questions about their businesses and tools (that Synopsys and Cadence chickened out on answering!) It’s an old style open Q&A from the days before corporate marketing took over every aspect of EDA company images.

    John Cooley - founder

    Doug Aitelli -
    VP, IC Manage
    Lauro Rizzatti -  Director, NVIDIA
    Ravi Subramanian - Director, Broadcom
    Yunshan Zhu -  CAD Architect, AMD
    Jim Hogan - Investor, Vista Ventures LLC
    Gary Smith - Chief Analyst, Gary Smith EDA

    DAC info
    Please register here

    Designer Panel – Interactive Keynote Q & A Session
    Wednesday June 6
    Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
    Location: DAC conference room #106

    This special session is an interactive follow-up to the morning keynotes by Joshua Friedrich (IBM) and Brad Heaney (Intel). Senior leaders from both design teams will sit for a moderated Q/A panel session with the audience. The first half of the session will be with the IBM team; the second half will be with the Intel team. Take advantage of this unusual opportunity!

    Gary Smith -
    Chief Analyst, Gary Smith EDA

    Joshua Friedrich -
    Sr Member Technical Staff, IBM Server and Technology Group
    Viresh Paruthi - IBM Server and Technology Group
    Stephen Shuma - IBM Server and Technology Group
    Brad Heaney - Architecture Group Project Manager, Intel
    Madhu Ponnada - Intel
    Rama Ramakrishnan - Intel
    Artour Levin - Intel
    Omar Malik - Intel

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