DesignCon 2011: 4 Days, 14 Technical Tracks, 268 Speakers Come Together to Make Chip Design Easier

Pre-Show Registrations Increase 20%, with Attendees From 21 Countries

Jan 26, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, proudly announce that this year's four-day conference will host 268 speakers delivering 14 tracks and more than 125 sessions focused on the toughest design challenges faced by engineers including chip-level system design, high-speed signal processing, power, RF, T&M, PCB, analog and mixed signal, FPGAs and system co-design. The conference and papers deliver highly technical content created by engineers for engineers. The DesignCon 130-member technical committee creates the sessions and works with the paper authors over a 12-month period in order to ensure that the best work in the field of chip design is covered during the conference. DesignCon Conference January 31 – February 4 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif. For more information on the conference:


While touted as "THE" technical conference of the year, those attending DesignCon will also have time for relaxation and fun. Conference sponsor, NXP, will host free photos with ChipHead at the ChipHead photo booth. Attendees are encouraged to stop by the Apache Design Solutions, Design Tour, Huber + Suhner or Spanaway booths for giveaways. For more information on the giveaways:

"We look forward to seeing and talking with the attendees as they come to learn about the newest products and trends from the top engineering technology companies in the world," said David Blaza, UBM Electronics vice president. "DesignCon is 100 percent industry expert pure content. We are honored to be the voice of the engineer through an amazing display of technologies, papers and sessions helping engineers with real-world solutions to the complex challenges of chip design."

The Conference Chairs also remind attendees to join the DesignCon 15th anniversary celebration on February 1st from 4:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on February 2nd from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Convention Center. During the party on February 1, the DesignVision awards will be announced.

Companies interested in sponsorships or exhibiting at DesignCon should contact Sean Raman for at or at (415) 947-6622 for more information. 

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