The Design Automation Conference (DAC) returns in July for its 59th year as an in-person event and has announced its program of keynotes and talks, as well as a schedule of training from providers such as Doulos, Microsoft Azure, Google, and Netapps.
The organizers claim DAC 2022 technical program had another record year in terms of submissions for both the Research Track and Engineering Track. For this year’s program, the technical program committee reviewed 987 submitted research manuscripts and accepted 223 for presentation and publication, an acceptance rate of 22.7 percent. In addition, 205 Engineering Track submissions were reviewed with 68 accepted for presentation, at an acceptance rate of 33 percent.
The keynote talks will include: AMD CTO Mark Papermaster on the role of AI and high-performance computing in EDA; Cadence president Anirudh Devgan on the future of software automation in system design; Steve Tieg, CEO of Perceive, on machine learning principles and efficiency; and Giovanni De Micheli, professor electrical engineering & computer science at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne with a talk entitled ”Strange Loops in Design and Technology”.
Alongside the keynote will be a series of Skytalks that include presentations from Siemens executive vice president of IC EDA Joe Sawicki on AI and design and Teresa McLaurin, senior director of DFT architecture at Arm, on the importance of resiliency.
Advance registration for the conference, which offers attendees substantial discounts, is open now until June 10, 2022. Registration for the I Love DAC complimentary three-day pass sponsored by Cliosoft, Empyrean and Menta is also open through June 10.
The event will take place at Moscone West Center in San Francisco, CA, from July 10–14, 2022. The event is co-located with SEMICON West 2022, which is being held at Moscone North and South halls. In addition, DAC attendees will also have access to attend the SEMICON West expo hall being held at Moscone South.