Call for Papers 

SNUG United Kingdom Call for Papers is Now Closed

For more information, please contact your local AC or the SNUG Team at snugeu-contact@synopsys.com

For the complete author submission timeline, please view the Authors' Kit.

Share your experiences using Synopsys tools and IP at the 2014 Synopsys Users Group (SNUG) in the United Kingdom. SNUG brings together Synopsys users, technologists and industry experts for your local technical conference devoted to the challenges of electronic design and verification.

As a published SNUG author you will increase your visibility in the local design and worldwide Synopsys user communities. In addition to the recognition, you’ll be eligible for significant cash awards.

The call for papers is open October 29, 2013 - January 27, 2014. The SNUG Technical Committee will review the submitted proposals and notify authors about program acceptance by January 24, 2014.

We have a preliminary list of topics to get you started. But, don’t let that limit your ideas or innovation in your submission.


  • Advanced Application Methodologies (ARM, Graphics/GPUs, Processors)
  • Advanced Design Methodologies (High Performance, Low Power, Area Optimization)
  • Design-for-Test (DFT) and Yield Analysis
  • Applying Advanced Technologies (14/16/20nm, 3DIC, FinFET)
  • Maximizing Results with Established Technology Nodes
  • Characterization (Standard Cell, Memory, I/Os, Complex Cells)
  • FPGA Design and Verification
  • FPGA Prototyping (Virtual Prototyping, HAPS, Hybrid Prototyping)
  • Design Closure and IC signoff (DRC/LVS, STA, Extraction)
  • Full Custom Design Flows
  • Accelerating Verification (SoC-level, Block-level, Analog-Mixed Signal, Verification IP (VIP), Low Power, Debug, Coverage Closure)
  • Accelerating Timing, Leakage & Functional ECOs (FM Ultra, PT-ADV)

Copyright Statement

Please carefully read the following notice before submitting your written materials to the SNUG program.

By submitting materials to the SNUG program you and your employer are giving Synopsys the following rights: (1) to reproduce, publish and distribute the submitted materials on the SNUG web site for access by Synopsys employees, contractors, and licensees.

It is your responsibility to confirm that your employer agrees to the use described above. You and your employer reserve the right to modify the submitted materials at any time. Synopsys shall reproduce any copyright or other legal notices that you include in your submitted materials. Synopsys will not use your submitted materials for product marketing purposes without first obtaining your express written consent.

If you have any questions about this copyright statement, please contact the SNUG team before submitting your proposal.

Please contact the SNUG Team SNUG Team if you have questions.