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Cadence DAC 2014 and Denali Party Update

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The 51st Design Automation Conference (DAC) will take place June 1-5 in San Francisco, and Cadence is preparing a number of activities. This year Cadence is participating in technology sessions, customer/partner presentations, papers and panels, and three lunches and one breakfast. And of course, the world-famous Denali Party will once again be a "can't miss" event.

Cadence Theater at DAC 2013 in Austin, Texas

DAC 2014 will be held at the Moscone Convention Center in downtown San Francisco. The program includes five keynotes, nine SKY (Short Keynote) talks, 12 panels, 16 DAC Pavilion panels, and over 70 research paper sessions (including poster sessions). New offerings this year include an automotive track and an IP track. DAC 2014 also features an EDA track, an embedded systems track, a security track, and a designer track.

Exhibit hours are 9:00 am - 6:00 pm June 2 (Monday), June 3 (Tuesday), and June 4 (Wednesday). As part of the sixth annual "I Love DAC" program, Cadence, Jasper, and Atrenta are sponsoring free three-day exhibit passes. This includes the five keynote speeches and the DAC Pavilion events.

For general information about DAC 2014 and registration, see the DAC website. For information about Cadence at DAC 2014, see our newly posted DAC microsite. Following is a brief summary of Cadence DAC activities. And if you're not coming to DAC this yearor simply can't see it allvisit our multimedia site to view our live blogging stream for DAC highlights, photos, and videos. 

Technology Sessions

Cadence Technology Sessions provide in-depth presentations and demonstrations of the latest solutions in such areas as signoff, mixed signal, low power, RTL-to-GDSII, custom, functional verification, verification IP, system development and hardware-software integration, high-level synthesis, and IC packaging. Click here for scheduling and registration.

Cadence Theater

Located at the Cadence booth (#2616), Cadence Theater presentations will show how customers and partners are solving tough problems using Cadence technologies. An agenda will be posted here.

Breakfast and Luncheon Presentations

One breakfast and three lunches will provide an opportunity to hear from Cadence customers and partners about current challenges and solutions in electronic design. These events will take place in room 104 at the Moscone Center. For more information and registration, click here.

  • MONDAY LUNCH: Extending Mixed-Signal Power Management Verification to RTL, June 2, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • TUESDAY BREAKFAST: The Shift to Software-Driven Verification, June 3, 8:00 am - 9:30 am
  • TUESDAY LUNCH: High-Speed Cross-Fabric Interface Design: It's Not 1s and 0s Anymore, It's a Noisy World, June 3, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • WEDNESDAY LUNCH: How High-Performance Digital Design Enables a Paradigm Shift in the Enterprise Datacenter, June 4, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Cadence is a sponsor of this year's ACM SIGDA PhD forum at DAC. Join us for an exciting event where Ph.D. students present and discuss their thesis research with people in the EDA community! This is one of the premier forums for PhD students in design automation to get feedback on their research and for the industry to see academic work in progress. The forum will be held Tuesday June 3 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at room 104. Further information is located here.

Denali Party by Cadence—Reserve Your Ticket Now!

You can be a star at "Rockstar Karaoke," the opening act planned at the Denali Party by Cadence. The party will be held Tuesday night from 8:00 pm to 12:30 am at Ruby Skye, 420 Mason Street, San Francisco. After the karaoke, Disco Inferno will rock the house and take the party through the night. To attend this ever-popular event, however, you must do two things: reserve your party ticket here ASAP, and pick up your wristband at the Cadence booth (#2616) before noon Tuesday, June 3.

Again, you can reach the Cadence DAC microsite here. See you at DAC 2014!

Richard Goering


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