DATE 2013 attracts more than 1,000 submissions


Special Days at DATE 2013 will focus on two areas bringing new challenges to the system design community: High-Performance Low-Power Computing and Electronic Technologies for Smart Cities.

The Special Day on High-Performance Low-Power Computing is organized by Dr. Ahmed Jerraya from CEA-Leti and will take place on Wednesday, March 20th. It will feature four sessions covering System, IC Architecture, Many-Core SoC and Fabrication Technology Approaches for Energy-Efficiency. A keynote on Energy-Efficient Computing will be delivered by Dr. John Goodacre from ARM.

The Special Day on Electronic Technologies for Smart Cities is organized by Prof. Enrico Macii from Politecnico di Torino, General Chair of DATE 2013 and will happen on Thursday, March 21st. The presentations grouped into four sessions will address the following themes: Smart Grid and Buildings, Smart Data Centres, Smart Health and Smart Mobility. The related keynote session will feature presentations by high-level politicians from EU countries and the European Commission, including Prof. Francesco Profumo, Italian Minister for Education, University and Research.

General Information on DATE 2013
In recent years, DATE travels up and down between the European semiconductor centres Dresden (2010+2012) and Grenoble (2011). DATE 2013 will take place again at Alpexpo in Grenoble, a key European semiconductor site with 38,000+ people in micro- and nano-technology and embedded software. It is the second largest research area in France, with many research laboratories reporting to the French National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS), University of Grenoble, and Centre for Atomic and Renewable Energies (CEA). There are some hundred start-up companies located in the area in addition to 117 companies - 81% of which are SMEs.

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DATE 2018 Press Contacts

General Chair
Jan Madsen, Technical University of Denmark, DK
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Programme Chair
Ayse Coskun, Boston University, US
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Press Chair
Fred Santamaria, International Press Consultant, FR
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fax: +33 2 9839-4870

Exhibition Theatre Chair
Jürgen Haase, edacentrum GmbH, DE
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Exhibition Chair
Hans-Jürgen Brand, IDT Europe GmbH, DE
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