DATE 2017 opens doors on March 27 at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland
2017 is a special year for the world’s favourite electronic systems design and test conference, as we celebrate its 20th edition and it will be held for the first time in Switzerland, at the SwissTech Convention Center on the EPFL campus in Lausanne, from March 27 to 31, 2017.
On Tuesday, the conference will be opened by the plenary keynote speakers Dr. Arvind Krishna from IBM who will talk about “Design Automation in the Era of AI and IoT: Challenges and Pitfalls” and Dr. Doug Burger from Microsoft to talk about “A New Era of Hardware Microservices in the Cloud”. In addition, a keynote lecture from Prof. Giovanni De Micheli (Professor at EPFL and Director of Nano-Tera.ch) will be given on Tuesday on "Distributed Systems for Health and Environmental Monitoring" within the Nano-Tera.ch initiative. On the same day, the Executive Track, including one Executive Panel Session and three Innovative Technologies & Applications (IT&A) Sessions, offers a series of business panels discussing hot topics. Executive speakers from companies leading the design and automation industry will address some of the complexity issues in electronics design and discuss about the advanced technology challenges and opportunities. A special session is dedicated to Ralph Otten, pioneer of physical design, who prematurely died in an accident.
Two Special Days in the programme will focus on areas bringing new challenges to the system design community: Designing Electronics for the Internet of Things Era and Designing Wearable and Smart Medical Devices, each having a full programme of keynotes, panels, tutorials and technical presentations.