DATE 2012 Announces Growing Exhibition and Availability of Advanced Program


"The high number of paper submissions with its sharp increase in the applications and embedded domains confirms that DATE is the world leading event in design automation and test", says Prof. Lothar Thiele, DATE 2012 Technical Program Chair. "The topics addressed by this year’s technical papers and the dedication to industrial papers consolidate and further promote the link between the academic/research community and industry".

By featuring two Special Days focusing on topics of outstanding importance, such as E-Mobility and More than Moore, the DATE program will also provide important directions to key players in industry and research. Each of the Special Days will have a full program of panels, tutorials and technical presentations.

DATE 2012 Exhibition Follows Growth Path

DATE 2012 Exhibition will continue to grow after the successful turnaround in the previous years. 50+ exhibitors will present their latest tools and methodologies as well as research results which soon will revolutionize the way we are designing products.

"We are looking forward to welcoming in Dresden many researchers and managers from the Grenoble cluster and from Silicon Saxony, where they will meet and expand their intensive collaboration", says Jürgen Haase, DATE 2012 Exhibition Program Chair. "At DATE 2012 Silicon Saxony and the Grenoble cluster with their industry market leaders and outstanding research facilities will present their capabilities to the public, in the Exhibition as well as with numerous contributions to the technical program. They will shape an own area in the Exhibition floor, in an Exhibition Keynote the key success factors for designing successful products in 2012 will be discussed ".

DATE 2012 Exhibition Highlights GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ Full Ecosystem

GLOBALFOUNDRIES, the foundry with leading edge manufacturing sites in Dresden, Germany, Singapore and the US, will showcase at DATE 2012 Exhibition not only its own manufacturing capabilities but also its full ecosystem by teaming up with their partners including also EDA-vendors on their booth.

"With the new concept DATE has re-emerged as an attractive platform to showcase and discuss leading directions in Design and Test." says Gerd Teepe, Director Design Enablement of GLOBALFOUNDFRIES’ site in Dresden, adding "I am looking forward to a lively exchange in Dresden."

General Information on DATE 2012

In 2012 DATE will take place in the ICC, Dresden, Germany. The Saxony state capital is, with its 500.000 inhabitants, an attractive and energetic modern city connecting east and west Europe. Dresden has an historic but modern flair, offering an excellent environment for DATE 2012. The International Congress Center Dresden is one of the most modern of its kind in Germany and Europe and fully meets the requirements for cutting-edge seminar, conference and event technology. The Congress Center and adjoining Maritim Hotel are situated in the heart of the city, only a few steps away from most sights of Dresden and are easily accessible from Dresden Klotzsche Airport by train, tram or car. This purpose built venue is located approximately 15 minutes from the airport and 5 minutes from the city centre. It is adjacent to the Maritim hotel which will provide some competitively priced hotel rooms. The DATE committee are working with Silicon Saxony (a registered industry association of approximately 300 companies in the microelectronics and related sectors) to maximise quality visitor attendance to the event and highlight the presence of DATE.

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David Atienza, EPFL, CH
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Giorgio Di Natale, LIRMM, FR
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Franziska Röhrig, K.I.T. Group GmbH Dresden, DE
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