Conference Highlights 

SNUG Silicon Valley | March 24-26, 2014 

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday

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Monday

  Keynote
9:00 - 10:30am
Mission City Ballroom

Designing Change
Aart de Geus, Chairman and co-Chief Executive Officer, Synopsys

Featured Sessions

11:00 - 12:30   MA-5: Verification Vision Session
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SNUG DCE
12:30 - 2:00   Lunch and Learn (Implementation)
Winning the Productivity Challenge — Tapeout Success as the Leading Edge of IC Design
Location: Mission City Ballroom
    Lunch and Learn (IP)
Physical IP Development on FinFET — There’s Nothing Planar About It!
Location: Hall A1
3:45 - 5:15   Implementation 1
MC 1: Innovative Technologies in Physical Implementation for Building Leading Edge SoCs - Synopsys
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Tuesday

  Keynote
9:00 - 10:30am
Mission City Ballroom

Innovation - The Thrill and Thorns of Navigating Through Uncharted Territories
Dr. Sebastian Thrun, CEO of Udacity, Google Fellow, and Research Professor at Stanford University
Inventor of the autonomous car and project lead on Google Glass

Featured Sessions

10:30 - 12:00   Characterization and Signoff 1 and 2
TA7: The "Real World" Weighs in on FinFET and Process Variation Impact (Panel) - Synopsys
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SNUG DCE
12:00 - 1:30   Lunch and Learn (Verification)
Addressing the Challenges of SoC Verification
Location: Mission City Ballroom
    Lunch and Learn (Design Compiler)
Design Compiler: Shrinking Design Area and Schedules for Established and Emerging Nodes
Location: Hall A1
3:45 - 5:15   Implementation 1
R&D Panel: Get the Inside Track in Physical Implementation - Synopsys
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Wednesday

Featured Session

12:15 - 1:45   Lunch and Learn (Lynx)
Automating Circuit Characterization, Simulation, and Correlation to Accelerate Design Closure with Lynx Design System
Location: Mission City Ballroom
SNUG DCE
1:45 - 6:00   Verdi Interoperable Apps (VIA) Developers Forum