The 16th International System-on-Chip (SoC)

Conference, Exhibit & Workshops

 October 17 & 18, 2018

University of California, Irvine (UCI) - Calit2

         
 
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SoC Conference Agenda & Schedule

16th International System-on-Chip (SoC)

Conference, Exhibit & Workshops

 

The Theme for This Year’s Conference Is “Silicon Engineering an Automated World."

To present and/or exhibit at this highly-targeted International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference, please contact: 

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Schedule & Program Summary

 

 

 

SoC Conference Day 1

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

UCI - Calit2 Building

  8:00 am - 6:30 pm

 

 

SoC Conference Day 2

Thursday, October 18, 2018

UCI - Calit2 Building

  8:00 am - 6:30 pm

 

 

SoC Student Design Contest & Reception at 5:30 pm (open to public)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

UCI - Calit2 Building

  2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 
         

 

 DAY ONE OCT. 17, 2018 - SoC CONFERENCE PROGRAM AGENDA*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day One

 Wednesday

October 17

Session

Company

 or

 University

    

 

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Registration Open All Day

 

 

 

8:30 - 8:45

"Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Conference Updates."

Farhad Mafie, SoC Conference Chairman.  

SoC Conference

 

 

 

Emerging MCUs, CPUs, and Cores

Track Chairman: Dr. Robert Oshana, Vice President Software Engineering Research and Development, Microcontroller Group.

 

 

 

8:45 - 9:15

“MCU Cores and Core-Independent Peripherals: Getting the Balance Right.”

Dr. Lloyd Clark, Staff Applications Engineer, Microchip Technology.    

Microchip Technology

 

 

9:15 - 9:45

“PULP: A Transprecision Multi-Core Platform for Micropower In-Sensor Analytics.”

Professor Davide Rossi, University of Bologna.

University of Bologna

 

 

9:45 - 10:15

“Kalray’s MPPA3 Manycore Processor: At the Heart of Intelligent Systems.”

Dr. Benoît De Dinechin, Chief Technology Officer of Kalray.

Kalray

 

 

10:15 - 10:30

Morning Break

Morning Break

 

 

10:30 - 11:00

“Next Generation SoCs, SiPs and PoPs – Markets driving new levels of integration.”

Tom Hackenberg, Principal Analyst, Embedded Processors Technology, Media & Telecom.

IHS Markit Technology

 

 

11:00 – 11:50

Keynote: "RISC-V; is this the Linux of CPU’s?"

Dr. Robert Oshana, Vice President Software Engineering Research and Development, Microcontroller Group.

NXP Semiconductor

 

 

11:50 - 1:00

Lunch

Lunch

 

 

 

Emerging Trends in Memory and System Design

Track Chairman: Dr. Rino Micheloni, Vice-President and Fellow, Microsemi a Microchip subsidiary.

 

 

 

1:00 – 1:50

Keynote: Autonomous driving: where distributed and local systems find their optimum configuration"

Dr. Hans Stork, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), ON Semiconductor.

ON Semiconductor

 

 

1:50 – 2:20

 

Agile HW Design: Exploring the application of Agile SW methods to HW design.”

Dr. Jeff Parkhurst – Center Director for the Intel Science and Technology Center on Agile HW Design, Intel Corporation.

Intel Corporation

 

 

2:20 – 2:50

Scaling and Reliability challenges of 3D NAND Flash memories.”

Dr. Rino Micheloni, Vice-President and Fellow, Microsemi a Microchip subsidiary.

Microsemi a Microchip subsidiary

 

 

2:50 – 3:10

Afternoon Break

Afternoon Break

 

 

3:10 – 3:40

Highly reliable non-volatile memory suitable for battery-less equipment and its business solutions.”

Hitoshi Saito, director of Emerging memory Department of Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited.

Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited

 

 

3:40 – 4:10

"Edge Inference with Matrix Multiplying Memories.”

Dr. Dave Fick, CTO and co-Founder of Mythic.

Mythic

 

 

4:10 – 5:00

Keynote: “Machine Learning a Paradigm Shift but has Limitations."

Nader Bagherzadeh, Professor (Joint Appointment), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science & Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science. University of California, Irvine.

University of California, Irvine.

 

 

5:00 – 6:00

 

Panel

 

"FREE"

Panel:  

 

“AI and Machine Learning driving the Intelligent Machines: Will the Technological Singularity Happen?"

 

Moderator: Farhad Mafie, SoC Conference Chairman.

Panelists: 

1. Professor Alexander Ihler, Associate Professor, Information & Computer Science, UC Irvine.

2. Anil Mankar, COO & SVP Engineering, BrainChip Inc.

3. Geeta Chauhan, CTO, DeepCloud.

4. Manoj Roge, VP, Strategic Planning & Business Development, Achronix.

5. Nader Bagherzadeh, Professor (Joint Appointment), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science & Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science. University of California, Irvine.

6. TBA

 

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Panel

 

SoC Conference

 

BrainChip Inc

 

UC Irvine

 

Savant

 

DeepCloud

 

Achronix

 

 

 

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 

Student Design Contest

& Reception

 

 

Student Design Contest & Reception

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 DAY TWO OCT 18, 2018 - SoC CONFERENCE PROGRAM AGENDA*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day Two

 Thursday

October 18

Session

Company

or

 University

    

 

7:30 am – 6:00  pm

Registration Open All Day

 

 

 

8:30 - 8:45

"Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Conference Updates."

Farhad Mafie, SoC Conference Chairman.  

SoC Conference

 

 

 

Leading Edge SoC Methodologies and Solutions

Track Chairman: Gene Frantz – CTO, Octavo Systems.

 

 

 

8:45 - 9:15

Phase Change RF and Optoelectronics on Silicon."

Dr. Mina Rais-Zadeh, Associate Professor, University of Michigan, EECS Department, Technical Supervisor and Lead, Advanced Optical and Electromechanical Microsystems, NASA JPL.

University of Michigan & NASA JPL

 

 

9:15 - 9:45

“Overcoming Challenges of Verifying Complex High Speed Mixed Signal Designs."

Pankaj Singh and Vinayak Hegde, Cadence Design Systems, Bangalore, India.

Cadence Design Systems

 

 

9:45 - 10:15

"Leveraging 0.18UM Foundry Technologies with Heterogeneous Integration of Novel Devices in an ITAR/Trusted Foundry." Wilbur Catabay, SVP TDCS & Corporate Strategy, TSI Semiconductors.

 TSI Semiconductors

 

 

10:15 - 10:30

Morning Break

Morning Break

 

 

10:30 - 11:00

“Integration Beyond System-on-Chip: The System-in-Package.”

Gene Frantz – CTO, Octavo Systems.

Octavo Systems

 

 

11:00 - 11:50

Keynote: “Accelerating the adoption of 5G: The journey towards a consumer centric vocabulary."

Dr. Yasser Nafei, Senior Vice President LG Electronics Mobile Communications. 

LG Electronics Mobile Communications

 

 

11:50 - 1:00

Lunch

 

 

   

 Designing Secure SoCs & IoT Solutions

Track Chairman: Dr. Pim Tuyls, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Intrinsic ID.

   

 

1:00 - 1:30

“Towards Self-Aware Systems-on-Chip Through Intelligent Cross-Layer Coordination.” Dr. Fadi J Kurdahi, Center for Embedded & Cyber-physical Systems, University of California, Irvine.

University of California, Irvine

 

 

1:30 - 2:00

“Design of Ultra-Large Wafer-Level Systems.”

Dr. Boris Vaisband, UCLA Engineering Dept.

UCLA

 

 

2:00 - 2:30

“Emerging ADAS Thermal Reliability needs and Solutions."

Dr. Norman Chang co-Founded Apache Design Solutions in 2001, and currently serves as Chief Technologist at Semiconductor BU, ANSYS, Inc. 

ANSYS, Inc. 

 

 

2:30 - 3:00

"Securing the IoT via a Software-Delivered Hardware Root of Trust."

Dr. Pim Tuyls, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Intrinsic ID.

Intrinsic ID

 

 

3:00 - 3:20

Afternoon Break

Afternoon Break

 

 

3:20 – 3:50

"Next-Generation Interface - Gen-Z."

Michael Krause, VP and Fellow Engineer at HPE.

HPE

Gen-Z

 

 

3:50 – 4:20

"The Policy and Law Background to Net Neutrality, and the recent FCC Ruling to upend it."

Mina J Hanna, Sr. Application Consultant, Static Timing Analysis, PrimeTime Suite, Synopsys, Inc. Chair, IEEE-USA AI & AS Policy Committee, Vice chair, IEEE-USA R&D Policy Committee, Co- Chair, IEEE-SA Global Initiative on Ethics of A/I Systems, Policy Committee.

 

Scott Jordan, Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine is substituting for Mina Hanna.

Synopsys, Inc.

 

UC Irvine

 

 

 

4:30 – 5:30

 

Panel

 

"FREE"

Panel:  

 

“Are you ready for the Blockchain of Things? Blockchain & Semiconductors Economy – Hypes, Realities, and Opportunities."

 

Moderator: Farhad Mafie, SoC Conference Chairman.

Panelists:

1. Dr. Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science; Director of Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things, USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
2. Erik Saberski, Data Scientist, XYO Network.

3. Ben Taylor, CEO, LedgerDomain.
4. Raghu Bala, CEO, NetObjex.

5.Eman Safadi – COO, LA Blockchain Lab & Principal, EHS Consulting.
6. Stephan Wullschleger, CTO, PBV Kaufmann.
 

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Panel

 

Savant

 

NetObjex

 

LedgerDomain

 

XYO Network

 

SoC Conference

 

ObEN, Inc.

 

PBV Kaufmann

 

 

 

 

5:30 – 6:30

 

Reception &  Networking

 

Open To Everyone

 

Savant Company Inc.

 

 

 

16th International SoC Conference Closed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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* SoC Conference Program is subject to change.  Savant Company Inc, SoC Conference Organizing Committee, and Technical Advisory Board, reserve the rights to revise or modify the SoC Conference agenda at its sole discretion.

 

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