Along with newly added features, DesignCon 2004 offers more than 90 educational sessions and 130+ technology exhibits, including demonstrations and product announcements.

Newly Added Features
An essential educational and networking opportunity for engineers working in the electronic-design and semiconductor industries, DesignCon is growing in 2004 and adding a variety of new attractions intended to bring an even higher level of satisfaction to its attendees.

A full program of complimentary education—three keynote addresses and eight conference and plenary panels—allowing attendees of the technology exhibition to supplement their experience with knowledge gained from industry leaders

A wireless technology track, expanding the scope of DesignCon’s educational offerings with a featured conference panel, TecForum, and selection of 45-minute papers devoted to wireless issues Best Paper Awards, announced during the exhibition and rewarding an elite number of exceptional papers with reserved space in the DesignCon East and Euro DesignCon educational programs, also coming up in 2004

Featured Speakers
In addition to the new programs listed, DesignCon continues to feature an impressive line-up of speakers and panelists engaging in interactive discussions on the industry’s most critical issues.

Aart de Geus, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Synopsys Richard Tobias, Vice President, ASIC Foundry and Business Unit, TAEC Tsugio Makimoto, Corporate Advisor, Semiconductor Relations, Sony Jan Rabaey, Professor and Director, Gigascale Research Center, University of California, Berkeley Tets Maniwa, Editor in Chief, Chip Design Magazine Gabe Moretti, Technical Editor, EDN Magazine Greg Spirakis, Vice President and Director, Design Technology Group, Intel Ahmad Bahai, Chief Technologist and Fellow, National Semiconductor