UBM Electronics Presents a Virtual Preview of 'DesignCon 2011 - Where Chipheads Connect,' Targeted to Chip, Board and Systems Designers

Virtual Event Leader UBM Studios Provided 3D Platform

Dec 17, 2010

CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics presented a virtual preview of "DesignCon 2011 – Where Chipheads Connect" on December 14, 2010.  The event is targeted to chip, board and system designers.  UBM Studios, a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions, provided the 3D platform for the event.  The event is now available on demand.

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The virtual event, a first of its kind for UBM Electronics, drew 845 registrants and 204 live attendees.  Attendees remained within the environment for an average of 2 hours and 30 minutes.

The technical program addresses the critical issues around RF and signal integrity, PCB design tools, design verification tools, interconnect technologies, semiconductor components and ICs and several other key topics.

The live event offers more than 95 technology sessions, highly regarded keynote speakers, free sponsored training events and The Agilent Educational Forum.  The virtual preview  helps attendees prepare for the live event. In addition, select event chairs, speakers, and event organizers provided an overview of the DesignCon 2011 program.  

The Auditorium offers sessions focused on Chip-Level System Design and Verification; High-Speed Signal Processing, Equalization and Coding; Power Integrity and Power Distribution Networks; Electromagnetic Compatibility and Interference; Test and Measurement Methodology; RF and Microwave Signal Integrity; Analog and Mixed-Signal Design and Verification; FPGA Design and Debug; System Co-Design: Chip/Package/Board; PCB Materials, Processing and Characterization; PCB Design Tools and Optimization Techniques; High-Speed Parallel Interface Design; Multi-Gigabit Serial Interface Design; and High-Speed Timing, Jitter and Noise.

The Exhibit Hall features booths from more than 100 industry leading solution providers.  In the Networking Lounge event attendees were able to chat with peers one-on-one or in group chats.  All presentations were immediately available on demand.

Event sponsors include host sponsor Agilent Technologies, corporate sponsor Rambus, diamond sponsors LeCroy and Tektronix and gold sponsor Mentor Graphics.

DesignCon 2011 will place in January 31-February 3, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

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About UBM Electronics 

UBM Electronics is the global leader in media and marketing solutions for the electronics industry.   UBM Electronics delivers results for the key influencers and decision makers involved in the design, development and commercialization of technology through its market leading brands, peer communities and professional education services.   More than 2.2 million engineering professionals engage with UBM Electronics brands which include EE Times, EDN, EDN China, EDN Asia, EDN Japan, Design News and Test & Measurement World, TechOnline, Designlines and Embedded.com across the globe to accelerate technology sales. The international electronics community gathers at UBM Electronics market leading events such as the Embedded Systems Conferences, DesignCon and ARM Technology Conference to share, learn, discuss, and advance the critical issues and challenges facing the electronics industry. Additionally, UBM Electronics provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media, custom solutions and research.  UBM Electronics is part of UBM (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About UBM Studios (www.ubmstudios.com)

UBM Studios is a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions.  A pioneer with virtual platforms, UBM Studios delivers deep expertise in live and online events that brings business value to customers.  UBM Studios connects, educates and enables virtual communications through a portfolio that fits every budget.  UBM Studios is the only virtual event provider to offer platform, content, audience recruitment, reporting and social marketing and gaming.   UBM Studios virtual events include Virtual Trade Shows, Virtual Career Fairs, Virtual Seminar Centers, Virtual Resource Centers, Virtual Product Launch, Virtual Business Continuity, Virtual Corporate Meetings, Virtual Sales Meetings, Virtual Focus Group Centers and Virtual Training.  UBM Studios delivers a complete global communication solution in Asia, Europe and North America in industries including, health, finance, technology, building and education.

About United Business Media Limited (www.ubm.com)

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.


Kate Spellman

UBM Studios


516 562 7383