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January 22, 2009 Panel discussion with Executives
* Simultaneous translation will be provided.

January 22, 2009 Panel discussion with Executives
Executives of EDA vendors and also executives of FPGA vendors will join EDSFair2009 and discuss controversial topics with Japanese users. Simultaneous translation will be provided.
[13:00-14:30]  Session1
Concurrent Design for LSI and PCB

Recently, the electrical troubles of LSI mounted on PCB tend to increase.
What is the background ? What are the causes ? What are the solutions ?
In this session, based on understanding the electrical issues between LSI and PCB, we will explore how to solve the problems.

  • Fumihiro Minami [Toshiba Microelectronics Corp.]
  • Mr. AJ Incorvaia [Cadence Design Systems, Inc. , VP, Research & Development]
  • Mr. Dian Yang [Apache Design Solutions, Inc. , Senior Vice President of Product Management]
  • Mr. Kazuhiro Kariya [ZUKEN Inc. Director,]
  • Mr. Yoshinori Fukuba [Toshiba Microelectronics Corp.,]
  • Mr. Toshiyuki Kaneko [Toppan NEC Circuit Solutions Inc.,]
  • Mr. Atsushi Nakamura [Renesas Technology Corporation,]

Ikutaro Kojima [Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.]

[15:45-17:15]  Session2
FPGA/PLD, its direction and future

With issues in the context of that ASIC development cost continues to increase and the number of ASIC design types continues to decrease, the Executives from both FPGA vendors and EDA Vendors, FPGA Users and industry consultant will discuss about what are the challenges and expectations of its application-growing FPGA, today and future.

  • Hitoshi Matsumoto [Mitsubishi Electric Corporation]
  • Executive from US headquarters or Mr. Higuma Hirokazu [Altera Corporation Japan, President]
  • Mr. Sam Rogan [Xilinx Corporation, President]
  • Mr. Simon Bloch [Mentor Graphics , VP and GM, Design and Synthesis]
  • Mr. Gary Meyers [Synopsy, VP and GM, Synplicity business Group]
  • Mr. Yasushi Yamamoto []
  • Mr. Hitoshi Matsumoto [Mitsubishi Electric Corporation]

Dr. Tetsuo Hironaka [Hiroshima City University, Professor, Information Technology]

»Many other Japanese lectures will take place!!