Wednesday, January 16, 2013


Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference 2013

Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, JAPAN
January 22 - 25, 2013
WEB REGISTRATION DUE!!!: *** Jan. 17, 2013 ***
Please check the Registration Page:
For technical program, Please check the following link:

ASP-DAC 2013 is the eighteenth in a series of annual international conference on VLSI design automation. Asia and South Pacific region is one of the most active regions of design and fabrication of silicon chips in the world. The conference aims are providing the Asian and South Pacific CAD/DA and Design community with opportunities of interchanging ideas and collaboratively discussing the directions of the technologies related to all of Electronic Design Automation (EDA).

I N D E X [1] Keynote Speeches
[2] Designers' Forum
[3] Special Sessions
[4] Technical Sessions
[5] Tutorial
[1] Keynote Speeches
We have three keynote speakers from industry.
Keynote I : Wednesday, January 23, 8:30-10:00
"From Circuits to Cancer"
Dr. Sani Nassif, IBM
Keynote II : Thursday, January 24, 9:00-10:00
"Gearing Up for the Upcoming Technology Nodes"
Dr. Kee Sup Kim, Samsung Electronics
Keynote III : Friday, January 25, 9:00-10:00
"Human, Vehicle and Social Infrastructure System Development for
Sustainable Mobility - Development Innovation based on Large-Scale
Simulation -"
Dr. Hiroyuki Watanabe, Toyota Motor Corp.
[2] Designers' Forum
Designers' Forum is conceived as a unique program that shares the design experience and solutions of real product developments among LSI designers and EDA academia/developers. Admission fee is included in the Conference registration fee. Registration for Designers' Forum only is also available.

5A January 24, 13:40-15:40
Invited Talks: "Heterogeneous Devices and Multi-Dimensional Integration Design Technologies"
(Sony, Tokyo Inst. of Tech., TSMC, STARC, IMEC)
6A January 24, 16:00-18:00
Panel Discussion: "Future Direction and Trend of Embedded GPU"
(Panasonic, Kyushu Univ., ARM, Intel, Digital Media Professionals,
Fujitsu Lab.)
8A January 25, 13:40-15:40
Invited Talks: "Photonics for Embedded Systems"
(Hitachi, Luxtera, NEC, PETRA)
9A January 25, 16:00-18:00
Panel Discussion: "Harmonized Hardware-Software Co-design and Co-verification"
(STARC, Fujitsu Lab., Renesas, Tokyo Inst. of Tech., RWTH Aachen Cadence, Synopsys)

[3] Special Sessions
1D January 23, 10:20-12:20
University LSI Design Contest (Presentation + Poster Discussion)
21 designs are selected from 36 designs from five countries/areas.
1A January 23, 10:20-12:20
Invited Talks: "Advanced Modeling and Simulation Techniques for
Power/Signal Integrity in 3D Design"
(San Diego State Univ., Shizuoka Univ., KAIST, National Taiwan Univ.)
2A January 23, 13:40-15:40
Invited Talks: "Dependability of on-Chip Systems"
(Karlsruhe Inst. of Tech., Kyoto Univ., UC Irvine, UCLA)
3A January 23, 16:00-18:00
Invited Talks: "Design Automation for Flow-Based Microfluidic Biochips: Connecting Biochemistry to Electronic Design Automation"
(Ritsumeikan Univ., National Cheng Kung Univ., NAIST,
Tech. Univ. of Denmark, UC Riverside)
4A January 24, 10:20-12:20
Invited Talks: "High-Level Synthesis and Parallel Programming Models for FPGAs"
(Altera Toronto Technology Center, Advanced Digital Sciences Center,
Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
4D January 24, 10:20-12:20
Invited Talks: "Emerging Security Topics in Electronic Designs and Mobile Devices"
(Air Force Research Lab., New York Univ., UCLA, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Rutgers Univ.)
7A January 25, 10:20-12:20
Invited Talks: "Many-Core Architecture and Software Technology"
(Kyushu Univ., Univ. of Electro-Communications, Ritsumeikan Univ.,
Fixstars Corp., Fixstars Multicore Lab., TOPS Systems Corp.)
[4] Technical Sessions
97 papers are selected from 311 submissions for regular presentation
that cover key topics from system design to physical design. For
more details, please see the Home page:
[5] Tutorial
On January 22, five two-hour tutorials are scheduled, which will provide the audience with an introduction to hot topics in Embedded Multicore Programming, Pulse Based Design, Non-volatile System, Dependable Embedded Systems and RF-MEMs. Each tutorial will be presented twice a day to allow attendees to cover multiple topics. If you register for tutorials, you have the option to select three out of the five topics. Access to electronic files of tutorial presentations and a lunch coupon is included in Tutorial fee.

Tutorial-1 January 22, 9:30 - 11:30, 13:00 - 15:00
Programming Embedded Multiprocessor Systems: Application Code Mapping
and Performance Estimation Technologies
Tutorial-2 January 22, 9:30 - 11:30, 15:30 - 17:30
Pulse Based Design and Optimization
Tutorial-3 January 22, 13:00 - 15:00, 15:30 - 17:30
Temperature- and Process Variation-Aware Dependable Embedded Systems
Tutorial-4 January 22, 9:30 - 11:30, 13:00 - 15:00
Non-Volatile Memory Based Design
Tutorial-5 January 22, 13:00 - 15:00, 15:30 - 17:30
Introduction to RF CMOS and MEMS Design

Home page:
Technical co-sponsor: IEEE CEDA
Japan Electronics Show Association(JESA)
1-1-3, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0004, Japan
Tel: 81-3-6212-5231 Fax: 81-3-6212-5225

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