The committee reviews all areas of DAC, including conference operations, technical program and exhibits and provides DAC management and executive committee with feedback and ideas for enhancing the value and success of DAC for exhibitors, vendors and conference attendees.
Chairing this year's ELC is the EDA Industry Chair, Yervant Zorian, Virage Logic Corp. Other members include: Jana Burke, Mentor Graphics Corp.; Donna Castillo, Cadence Design Systems, Inc.; Michelle Clancy, Cayenne Communications; Craig Cochran, Jasper Design Automation, Inc.; Nitin Deo, Clear Shape Technologies, Inc.; George Harper, Bluespec, Inc.; Gabe Moretti, Gabe on EDA; Mindy Palmer, CoWare, Inc.; Dave Reed, Blaze DFM, Inc.; and Nancy Weiss, Synplicity, Inc. Also participating are this year's DAC Executive Committee Chair, Steven P. Levitan, Univ. of Pittsburgh, ECE Dept., and other members of the DAC executive committee, including Nanette Collins, Nanette V. Collins Marketing & Public Relations; Anne Cirkel, Mentor Graphics Corp.; and Lee Wood, MP Associates, Inc. Contact information for each ELC member can be found at www.dac.com/44th/44elc.html
"The ELC plays a vital role in the continued success of DAC by representing conference exhibitors and giving welcome feedback to conference organizers," said Steve Levitan, general chair of the 44th DAC executive committee. "This year's committee members are participating in several important initiatives to help DAC prepare for the future. We value their input and commitment."
The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is the premier educational and networking event for Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and silicon solutions. More than 11,000 designers, developers, researchers, academics and managers from leading electronics companies and universities from around the world attend. DAC features close to 60 technical sessions covering the latest research on design methodologies and technologies, EDA developments and trends selected by a diverse committee of electronic design experts. A highlight is its Exhibition and Suite area with approximately 250 of the leading and emerging EDA, silicon and IP providers. More details are available at: www.dac.com.
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