Nominations are welcomed from colleagues, peers and managers for individuals who have made notable contributions through their work that helped to advance women in the EDA industry. The award is open to men and women in industry or academia with technical or non-technical backgrounds. The last five winners of the Marie R. Pistilli Women in EDA Achievement Award are Louise Trevillyan, IBM Research Center (45th DAC); Jan Willis, Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (44th DAC); Ellen Yoffa, IBM Research (43rd DAC); Kathryn Kranen, Jasper Design Automation, Inc. (42nd DAC) and Mary Jane Irwin, Penn State Univ. (41st DAC). For additional information on the award and nomination forms, visit the DAC Web site at http://www.dac.com/46th/mrpaward.html.
The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is recognized as the premier event for the design of electronic circuits and systems, and for Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and silicon solutions. A diverse worldwide community representing more than 1,500 organizations attends each year, from system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities. Close to 60 technical sessions selected by a committee of electronic design experts offer information on recent developments and trends, management practices and new products, methodologies and technologies. A highlight of DAC is its Exhibition and Suite area with approximately 200 of the leading and emerging EDA, silicon, IP and design services providers. The conference is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Design Automation (ACM/SIGDA), the Circuits and Systems Society and Council on Electronic Design Automation of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE/CASS/CEDA) and the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDA Consortium). More details are available at: www.dac.com.
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