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CDNLive India 2013 – Call for Papers Closed
October 9-10, 2013
Park Plaza Hotel
Bangalore, India

CDNLive India is seeking presentations that deal with design tools, design methods, and design techniques as described below.

Cadence Design Tools presentations describe contributions to internal research and development of design tools and their use in your company.

Design Methods (and case studies) presentations describe innovative methodologies for the design of electronic circuits and systems, as well as creative experiences with design automation in state-of-the-art design projects.

Design Techniques presentations describe the use of design tools and methods from the perspective of a specific design project. They include a brief description of the design and discuss methodology, flow, and innovative use of tools.

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How to Submit – One step process

Download the Abstract Submission Form (Word document). Fill it in and email to

Note: Abstract Submission Form to be submitted in MS Word format only. No PDFs please. Incomplete forms will not be accepted.

Important Dates

Call for Papers Opens May 6, 2013
Call for Papers Closes June 26, 2013
Acceptance Notification August 21, 2013

CDNLive India Abstract Review Committee

Abstracts will be reviewed by an Expert Committee that consists of selected Cadence customers and internal experts.

Please note that rating of abstracts will be based upon - and should also include information regarding - the following criteria for the final paper and presentation:

  • Quality - The abstract should be well organized and easily understood. The abstract and summary are good indicators of what can be expected of the prospective authors for a full-length paper.
  • Relevance - The abstract should be highly relevant to the interests of a user group audience, and the track topic in particular.
  • Impact - Submissions reporting on important results, methodologies or case studies of special significance should be considered favorably.
  • Originality - New design methodology or a case study for an innovative design has great educational value.

Important General Guidelines

  • Abstracts must be a between 500-800 words, clearly stating the significant contribution, impact, and results of the project.
  • Diagrams and graphs may be used in the Abstract Submission Form.
  • Abstract Submission Form to be submitted in Word format only. No PDFs please.
  • Maximum of 4 authors per submission. If you have more authors please email Madhavi Rao.
  • On or before July 8 you will receive an acknowledgement from Cadence that your abstract has been received. The acknowledgement will confirm the title of your abstract, company name and author names. If you do not receive such an acknowledgement by June 28 please contact
  • Please note that if your abstract is chosen for presentation at CDNLive India, you will be asked for the following:
    - Signed Speaker Agreement that will be provided by Cadence;
    - Your presentation in MS PowerPoint format;
    - A paper in IEEE format.

Tips for writing a complete abstract:

  • Prepare your abstract for a 25-minute session, not counting audience Q&A.
  • Set up the problem/need your session will address. (1-2 sentences)
  • How will your session solve this problem/meet this need? Mention the main points/topics your session will cover. (1-3 sentences)
  • What technologies, services, or methodologies were employed to meet this need? (1-2 sentences)
  • What case study(ies) will be cited as examples of success? (1-2 sentences)
  • How will your session help attendees or their customers? Will they save time to market? Reduce overhead? Increase productivity? Quantify the big benefit. Example: saved 6-8 weeks. (1-2 sentences)

Should you have any questions about abstract submissions, please email

CDNLive India 2013
October 9-10
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