Beautiful MUSIC in IndiaMagma Design Automation Inc. today announced the agenda for the 2005 Magma Users Summit on Integrated Circuits (MUSIC) in India. The first in the MUSIC series, the event will be held Aug. 24 and 25 in Bangalore. The program to feature 17 user presentations and four tutorials. The keynote address, entitled "VLSI Design for Yield: A Holistic Approach," will be given by Vivek Sharma, head of the India Development Center of ST-Microelectronics-Noida.
"MUSIC provides an open forum for Magma users, giving them the opportunity to share real design experiences, to exchange ideas about leading-edge design challenges, and to have direct communications with the Magma software development team," said Atreya Nagraj, regional director of Magma India. "The outstanding response to the inaugural event last year and this year's conference reinforces our belief that MUSIC addresses an important need for the local design community to meet and share ideas/knowledge on the challenges they face."
"With more and more designs getting into nanometer technologies, design engineers face a wide variety of challenges from noise, power integrity, signal integrity, on-chip-variation, to timing closure," said Satyanarayan Gupta, vice president of Engineering at Open Silicon. "Addressing these issues requires practical exposure and sharing of knowledge, which forums like MUSIC catalyze. With its emphasis on user case studies, tutorials and best-practice sharing, the Magma users conference is sure to be a very useful forum for the design community and I am sure design engineers will receive immense value from this event." MUSIC provides a forum for Magma users to exchange ideas, discuss common problems and explore solutions related to the design and manufacturing of integrated circuits/ It offers users an opportunity to meet with Magma staff and product experts. The MUSIC program covers key elements of semiconductor design from system-level design to tape-out, for systems on chips, ASICs, structured ASICs, ASSPs and FPGAs. Designers with perspective on using Magma software in an RTL-to-GDSII design flow for logic, physical, or low power design, test, sign off, design for manufacturability, physical verification or FPGA design are presenting at this year's MUSIC event.
Users can register for MUSIC by visiting the Magma website at www.magma-da.com/MUSIC.