Conference at a Glance  

SNUG Israel | 19 June 2012 
Israel Trade Fairs & Convention Center, Building (Bitan) 10
The Exhibition Center Rokah Blvd.
Tel Aviv, Israel 61210



Registration & Breakfast
Zachi Feldman, Broadcom, SNUG Israel User Chair
Dr. Antun Domic
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Implementation Group, Synopsys
Industry Keynote
Lance Howarth
Executive Vice President of Marketing, ARM
Verification Track
Room A10
FPGA Prototyping and System Track
Room A4
Room A3
Room A2
AMS & IT Track
Room A5
IP Track
Room A1
11:15-12:45A1 User Papers and Tutorial: xProp, Native Low- Power, Soft Constraints
Improved X-Propagation using the xProp Technology
Rafi Spigelman, Intel

Power Aware Verification for CPU Designs: Challenges and Solutions
Adriana Wolffberg, Anees Sutarwala, Intel

Introduction to Soft Constraints in SystemVerilog
Alex Shot, Jason Chen, Synopsys
A2 Tutorial:
Considerations in Using FPGAs as System Elements
Andrew Dauman,
A3 Tutorial and User Paper: Design Compiler 2012.06 Updates and Multibit FF Inferring
Galaxy RTL: Design Compiler Family Update
Eyal Odiz, Gal Hason, Synopsys

Inferring Multi (dual) Bit FFs in Synopsys RTL2GDSII Flow
Oren Unger, Raz Dagan, Omer Niv, CSR (Zoran Microelectronics)
A4 Tutorial and Vision: ICC 2012.06 Updates and 2.5D IC Vision
ICC 2012.06 Updates
Zvi Webb, Synopsys

Vision Session: Advanced Design Integration – 2.5DIC and 3DIC
A Silicon Interposer-Based 2.5D-IC Design Flow - Going 3D by Evolution Rather than by Revolution
Marco Casale-Rossi, Synopsys
A5 FastSPICE – Overview and User Experience:
FastSPICE Solutions Overview
Dr. Isaac Zafrany,

Methods for Running Fast SPICE (XA) for SPICE level Accuracy on Advanced Analog Circuits
Yoav Levi, Zelig Wayner; Intel

Utilizing SystemVerilog for Mixed Signal Validation
Gabi Glasser; Intel
A6 Tutorial:
Best Practices for Implementing Memories and Libraries to Deliver Superior PPA and Embedded Test & Repair
Zaka Bhatti,
1:30-3:00B1 Tutorial:
Leveraging Synopsys’ Next-Generation SystemVerilog VIP
Chris Thompson,
Synopsys, Inc
B2 Tutorial: FPGA Best Practices and Hybrid Prototyping
FPGA-Based Prototyping with Certify & Identify
Yair Dahan, Synopsys

Hybrid Prototyping - Connecting Virtual and FPGA Prototypes
for Earlier HW/SW Development.
Ohad Amrami, Synopsys; Yair Dahan, Synopsys
B3 Tutorial & Panel: Optimized Implementation for High Performance Cores
Techniques for High Performance Cores Using Synopsys Galaxy Platform-ARM®Cortex™-A15 Case Study
Dror Rishin, Synopsys, Inc.

Ask the Experts Panel: Best Practices for High Performance Processor Core Implementation
B4 User Papers: Load Density Driven Power Grid; Verification of Layout Integration Flow; OCC Controller
Load Density Driven Power Grid Design
Farah Jubran, Mellanox Technologies

Verification of Layout Integration Flow
Yulia Goldshtein, Intel

On-Chip-Clock controller (OCC): An Alternative Approach
Jalal Abu Teir, Joram Peer, Nuvoton
B5 Tutorial:
How to Get the Most from Your Circuit Simulation
Dr. Isaac Zafrany;
Synopsys Inc.
B6 User Paper and Tutorial: Connectivity IPs
Third Party Connectivity IP – Expectations and Experience
Roman Mostinski, Freescale

Designing to the New PCI Express 3.0 Equalization Requirements
Rita Horner
Synopsys, Inc.
3:20-4:50C1 User Papers: Verification Abstraction, Reusable Testbench, Design Patterns
The End of Verification?

Kobi Pines,

Truly Reusable Testbench to RTL Connection for SystemVerilog
Arik Shmayovitsh,
Sigma Design

Design Patterns in Verification
Guy Levenbroun, Qualcomm
C2 Tutorials:
Software Development for ARM big.LITTLE and Procesor Design
Robert Kaye - ARM ; Achim Nohl -Synopsys

Application-Specific Processor Design
Achim Nohl,
C3 Tutorial: IC Compiler Custom Co-Design
Design Closure
C4 User & Tutorial Session: Design Planning; Top-level Closure (TIO); Flip-Chip
Hippo Lake: A Case Study of Automated Design Planning in High Speed Designs
Justin Barber, Victoria Kolesov, Atul Walimbe, Michael McCoy

Faster Top-Level Closure With Transparent Interface Optimization (TIO)
Sharon Avital,

Flip-chip Package Support Solution Based on ICC 2012.06 Release
Moshe Ashkenazi,
C5 Tutorials: IT for EDA
Leveraging Adaptive Resource Optimization with Lynx
Glenn Newell,

Management of High-Performance Compute Resources - Understanding the Impact of NFS Overhead
Glenn Newell,
C6 Tutorials: Enhancing DesignWare ARC Processor Performance; Complete Audio IP Subsystem for Your SoC
Enhancing DesignWare ARC Processor Performance Using Custom Extension Instructions
Steve Tateosian, Synopsys

Create a Complete Audio IP Subsystem for Your SoC
Shlomi Dan,
Best Paper Award and Prize Drawing