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Abstracts sought for ARM TechCon

Abstracts are being accepted for the technical program at the ARM Technology Conference 2011, to be held October 25 – 27 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, California.

The technical program will be presented over three days. On October 25, we will offer tracks on Chip Design . On October 26 and 27 the tracks will cover Software and System Design . Presentations will be in either 50 or 100 minute sessions.

The deadline to submit abstracts Friday, June 3, 2011

The proposed tracks for Chip Design Day , October 25, are show below and visit:
http://e.eetimes.com/ee-armchipdesign/index.html to submit an abstract.

SoC Architecture & Analysis

SoC Design begins with architectural concepts and analysis. Sessions in this track will describe the architectural choices, IP integration issues, and system analyses that define the front end of ARMIP-based SoC design.

SoC Design & Verification
These sessions will cover key aspects of the design and verification flow for ARM processor-based SoCs, from conceptual frameworks to best practices.

SoC Design for Power & Performance
As technology scales for increased circuit density and performance, the need to reduce power consumption increases in significance as designers strive to utilize the advancing silicon capabilities.  In these sessions the focus will be on the techniques than can be used to match performance or power targets.

SoC IP
SoC design depends upon reusable silicon IP. These sessions will focus on both the IP qualification process and some novel new alternatives in IP for ARM processor-based SoCs.

SoC Verification of Challenging Structures
Modern verification methodology has developed primarily in the pure-digital space. But there are many IP blocks in ARMprocessor-based SoCs, from interconnect structures to tightly-integrated mixed-signal functions, that require extensions of the existing verification orthodoxy. Sessions here will examine some of these cases.

The tracks for the the Software and Systems Design Days , October 26 & 27 are shown below visit http://e.eetimes.com/ee-armsystemdesign/index.html to submit an abstract.
 
Android / Open Source
Development tools, middleware, native application development, turnkey solutions, optimized drivers… Android, Linux, FreeRTOS…

Computing Platforms
Standardization, specifications, board/module design, subsystems, servers, mobile/netbooks, consumer.

Developing/Debugging
Producing code and debugging for ARM instruction set.

Efficient Software Design on ARM-Powered systems
Optimized stacks, Multi-Core optimization, C-code, memory and cache use, data types & structures, OpenCL, Programming optimally for NEON.

Human Interface Design
Multiple Screens, Motion sensing and controller-free interfaces, trackpads, Voice recognition, Visual computing, augmented reality…

Low Power Design
Hardware and software techniques to maximize performance while reducing power and trade-offs, Power estimation, Low Power MCUs.

Microcontroller Platforms
Off-the-shelf devices, development tools and systems, simplified programming, application design.

Networking & Connectivity
Wired/wireless connectivity, Integration in hardware and software, networking stacks, power management, etc., CAN, USB, Sensors.

Safety & Security
Firmware safety, security against tampering in hardware and/or software, physical or network interference, CoreSight, TrustZone-based services, virtualization, smartcards.

The Fundamentals of ARM
As more engineers and companies look to join the ARM ecosystem there is an on-going requirement for information on the basics from core/device selection to commercial requirements – licenses, royalties.

A note for returning speakers: UBM Electronics have transitioned to a new, user-friendly, Call for Abstracts Submission Portal. Your EETimes.com credentials will allow access to the new Portal. If you are not registered with EETimes.com, please go ahead and create an EE Times log-in using the prompt we provided. Please retain this log-in information, as this will allow access to future Call for Abstracts. We look forward to receiving your submissions, please do not hesistate to contact either of us for further information.

For more information contact Conference Manager, Erin LeMoine or Colin Holland the
Editor of EE Times Micrcontroller Designline / EDN Processors Design section
    

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