DesignCon 2011: Keynotes From Agilent, Rambus and Xilinx

DesignCon to also feature IP and PCB Summits

Dec 15, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, today announced the selection of the keynote speakers, including Ron Nersesian, President, Electronic Measurement Group, Agilent Technologies; Harold Hughes, President and CEO, Rambus Inc.; Ivo Bolsons, Sr. VP and CTO, Xilinx Corporation.

Harold Hughes of Rambus, will address the conference on Monday, January 31, 2011 at 12:30 in the theatre; Ron Nersesian, Agilent, will talk on Tuesday, February 1 at 12:30; and, Ivo Bolsons will talk on Wednesday, February 2 at 12:30. Keynote topics will be posted online within the next two weeks. For more information on the keynotes, please go to:

DesignCon 2011 will welcome back the IP Summit, as well as premiere the PCB Summit, as special-featured programs of the conference and exhibition. As the industry increasingly relies on semiconductor IP to provide product differentiation and to quickly and efficiently deliver complex design, the IP Summit sessions will help attendees stay on the leading edge of IP design. In addition to dedicated session programming tackling the latest industry topics, participants will have an opportunity to join technology demonstrations offering solutions to pressing design challenges. For information about IP sessions, please go to:

The PCB Summit will focus on the sophisticated PCB subsystem addressing not only the characteristics of the board and the wiring embedded in it, but also how it interacts with the devices mounted. For the latest industry perspectives on PCBs including programming on advanced materials, technologies, and tools and techniques for high-performance board design, join the PCB Summit. For more information:

"It's a honor to have such well known and respected industry luminaries who are responsible for the development of some of the most advanced technologies within the industry," said Ron Wilson, Editorial Director, EDN and EE Times Design Lines. "We've focused on bringing quality into every minute of the conference from keynotes to technical sessions to the dedicated IP and PCB sessions. DesignCon 2011 will build on a long established legacy of excellence as one of the most important conferences in the electronics industry."

For additional information about the sessions, panels and keynotes or to register, visit the Design Con website:

Companies interested in sponsorships or exhibiting at DesignCon should contact Sean Raman for more information at or at (415) 947-6622.

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