SNUG Silicon Valley 2019

March 20, 2019 - March 21, 2019

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Artificial Intelligence Automotive
Cloud Custom Implementation & AMS
Custom Implementation & AMS General Sessions
IP Lunch & Learn
Networking Opportunities Physical Implementation
RTL Implementation Signoff & Characterization I
Signoff & Characterization II Test
User Content Reviewed by the Technical Committee Verification Continuum I
Verification Continuum II Verification Continuum III

March 20, 2019
7:30 am - 6:00 pmSanta Clara Convention Center
Registration [More Info]
9:00 am - 10:30 amMission City Ballroom
Keynote: Shift Happens! [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Aart de Geus, Chairman & co-CEO, Synopsys
11:00 am - 11:45 am212
Arm Physical Design Yield Analysis with HSPICE High Sigma Monte Carlo [More Info]
Speaker: Tom Mahatdejkul, Principal Design Engineer, Arm
11:00 am - 11:45 amMission City 2
Enabling AI with IP [More Info]
Speaker: Gordon Cooper, Synopsys
11:00 am - 11:45 amMission City 1
Leveraging Test Fusion for Optimal PPA [More Info]
Speaker: Surya Duggirala, Synopsys
11:00 am - 11:45 amBallroom H
On Creating Reusable Stimulus Between Units and Clusters [More Info]
Speaker: Krishna Gudlavalleti, Samsung
Speaker: Venkat Raman, Samsung
Speaker: Aparna Srinivasan, Senior Verification Engineer, Samsung
11:00 am - 11:45 amGreat America J
PrimeTime 2019.03 Update [More Info]
Speaker: Robert Landy, Synopsys
11:00 am - 11:45 am203/204
Soft Error Analysis for Functional Safety [More Info]
Speaker: Fadi Maamari, Synopsys
11:00 am - 11:45 amBallroom G
Using Simulation Acceleration to Speed Block and Platform Level IP Verification [More Info]
Speaker: Devinder Gill, Synopsys
11:00 am - 12:00 pmGreat America K
StarRC Product Update and Advanced Analysis/Debugging with StarRC Parasitic Explorer [More Info]
Speaker: Priya Gianchandani, Synopsys
Speaker: Esha Dubey, Sr CAD Design Engineer, AMD
11:00 am - 12:30 pm209/210
Panel: Design and Verification on the Cloud [More Info]
Panelist: Preeth Chengappa, Director, Semiconductor & EDA, Azure, Microsoft
Panelist: Derek Magill, Qualcomm
Moderator: Sriram Sitaraman, Synopsys
Panelist: Simon Burke, Xilinx
Panelist: Jitendra Mohan, Astera Labs
Panelist: Ramki Balasubramanian, Synopsys
11:00 am - 12:30 pmHall A2
Panel: Peering Beneath the Surface: A Look Inside Fusion Compiler, its Technology Underpinnings and how This Next-Generation RTL-to-GDSII Solution is Natively Architected to Deliver Class-Leading QoR and Time-to-Results [More Info]
Moderator: Sanjay Bali, Synopsys
Panelist: Aiqun Cao, Synopsys
Panelist: Reiner Genevriere, Synopsys
Panelist: Neeraj Kaul, Synopsys
11:45 am - 12:30 pmBallroom G
Addressing Exascale Emulation Debug Complexity - The Case for a System-Level Approach [More Info]
Speaker: Ribhu Mittal, Director, Program Management, Synopsys
11:45 am - 12:30 pmMission City 1
Advanced ATPG and Diagnostics for Emerging Nodes [More Info]
Speaker: Brian Archer, Synopsys
11:45 am - 12:30 pm203/204
Analog Fault Simulation: A Systematic Approach to Ensuring Functional Safety and Low Defect Rate in Automotive ICs [More Info]
Speaker: Tom Hsieh, Synopsys
Speaker: Anand Thiruvengadam, Synopsys
11:45 am - 12:30 pmMission City 2
Designing AI Chips [More Info]
Speaker: Tim Kogel, Synopsys
Speaker: Jeffery Liao, Synopsys
11:45 am - 12:30 pmBallroom H
Integrated Regression Convergence [More Info]
Speaker: Bart Thielges, Synopsys
Speaker: Meghana Chittajallu, Synopsys
11:45 am - 12:30 pm212
Making Sure Your Design is Robust Enough Against Variations - Efficient Monte Carlo Solution with HSPICE, FineSim and CustomSim [More Info]
Speaker: Manjunatha Vadiarillat, Synopsys
11:45 am - 12:30 pmGreat America J
PrimeTime Productivity Improvement: DMSA Best Practices & IMSA Roll-Up Reporting [More Info]
Speaker: Jennifer Pyon, Synopsys
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmGreat America K
StarRC Parameterized Spice Capability [More Info]
Speaker: Jagannathan Vasudevan, Member Of Technical Staff, GLOBALFOUNDRIES
12:30 pm - 2:00 pmMission City Ballroom
Lunch & Learn: Expanding Boundaries: Next-Generation Design-for-Test (DFT) [More Info]
12:30 pm - 2:00 pmHall A1
Lunch & Learn: Industry Leaders Verify with Synopsys [More Info]
Panelist: Dr. Johannes Stahl, Sr. Dir., Product Marketing, Verification Group, Synopsys
Panelist: Krishna Tadi, Staff Engineer, Samsung
Panelist: Michael Posner, Director of Product Marketing, DesignWare USB/DisplayPort & IP Subsystem Solutions, Synopsys
12:30 pm - 2:00 pmHall D
Networking Lunch [More Info]
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmNo location
Analog Fault Simulation: A Systematic Approach to Ensuring Functional Safety and Low Defect Rate in Automotive ICs [More Info]
Speaker: Tom Hsieh, Synopsys
Speaker: Anand Thiruvengadam, Synopsys
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmGreat America J
Beyond STA - Design Yield Analysis [More Info]
Speaker: Jacob Avidan, Synopsys
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmHall A3
Cone by Cone Functional ECOs with Formality Ultra [More Info]
Speaker: Sathappan Palaniappan, Principal Engineer, Broadcom
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmBallroom H
Coverage Management using Adaptive Exclusions, Unreachability Analysis and Flexible Merging of Cover Groups [More Info]
Speaker: Manisha Tatikonda, Director Engineering, Qualcomm
Speaker: Dharmesh Mahay, Synopsys
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmMission City 1
DFT Shifts Left to Accelerate Time to Results! [More Info]
Speaker: Adam Cron, Synopsys
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm203/204
Enabling Automotive - Quality Embedded Memories: Design and Test Enhancements [More Info]
Speaker: Frank Cano, Distinguished Member Technical Staff, Texas Instruments
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmHall A2
IC Compiler II Update [More Info]
Speaker: John Griner, Synopsys
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmGreat America K
Improving Characterization Turnaround Time: Production Library Characterization in 24hrs [More Info]
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm209/210
Physical Verification on the Cloud - Solving Physical Signoff TAT Challenges [More Info]
Speaker: Li-Siang Lee, Barefoot Networks
Dan Page, Synopsys
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmBallroom G
Supercharging SoC Validation [More Info]
2:00 pm - 3:30 pmMission City 2
Where Are We on the Road to Artificial Intelligence in Chip Design? [More Info]
Speaker: Stelios Diamantidis, Synopsys
Speaker: Arun Venkatachar, Synopsys
Speaker: Joe Walston, Synopsys
2:45 pm - 3:30 pmGreat America K
Accurate Variation Modelling Using Machine Learning [More Info]
Speaker: Sucheta Harish, Qualcomm
2:45 pm - 3:30 pmHall A2
Adopting IC Compiler II for Chip-level Place-and-Route - A New Users Experience [More Info]
Speaker: Tanvir Khan, IC Design Engineer, Broadcom
2:45 pm - 3:30 pmHall A3
Formality 2018.06 and 2019.03 Technology Update [More Info]
Speaker: Uday Dixit, Synopsys
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm212
Full-chip Simulation using a Selectively Instantiated Netlist with Array Model Integration [More Info]
Speaker: Brandon Low, Senior Verification Engineer, Nantero
2:45 pm - 3:30 pmMission City 1
Low-Cost X-Tolerant LBIST Solution for Automotive IC [More Info]
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm209/210
Modernizing Workloads on the Cloud [More Info]
Speaker: Ramki Balasubramanian, Synopsys
Speaker: Jaimin Desai, Synopsys
Speaker: Melvin Cardozo, Synopsys
2:45 pm - 3:30 pmGreat America J
Next Generation of Simultaneous Multi Voltage Analysis [More Info]
2:45 pm - 3:30 pmBallroom H
Reusable Verification IP for Control Path Stress Testing [More Info]
Speaker: Rakesh Vummaneni, Senior Engineer, Samsung
2:45 pm - 3:30 pmBallroom G
Rigorous Access Control Testing with Hardware Emulation [More Info]
Speaker: Jean-Philippe Martin, Security Consultant, Start With WCPGW
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm203/204
The Marriage of AI and Safety in Automotive SoCs [More Info]
Speaker: Fergus Casey, Synopsys
3:45 pm - 4:15 pmHall A2
Critical Path Timing Optimization and Feedback Method in Design Planning using Preroutes, Repeaters and User Tables [More Info]
3:45 pm - 4:15 pmMission City 1
Improve DFT Implementation with SpyGlass DFT ADV in RTL Sign-off [More Info]
Speaker: Ruoyu Liu, Broadcom
3:45 pm - 4:30 pmBallroom H
Achieving Predictable Functional and Performance Verification Closure of Complex Interconnect Subsystems [More Info]
Speaker: Bernie DeLay, Synopsys
3:45 pm - 4:30 pmGreat America K
Easier and Faster NanoTime Configuration for Timing Analysis of SRAMs and Other Macros [More Info]
Speaker: Ketan Zaveri, Synopsys
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm212
Electromigration Analysis Flow using Synopsys CustomSim Reliability Analysis for GlobalFoundries’ 22FDX Technology [More Info]
Speaker: Amit Kumar, EMIR for CustomSim-RA, GLOBALFOUNDRIES
3:45 pm - 4:30 pmGreat America J
Machine Learning Accelerated ECO and Latest Advances with PrimeTime-ADVPlus [More Info]
Speaker: Troy Epperly, Synopsys
3:45 pm - 4:30 pmHall A3
Using Fusion Compiler to Improve QoR/Runtime [More Info]
Speaker: Vishal Jain, Qualcomm
3:45 pm - 4:30 pmMission City 2
Using Machine Learning for Characterization of NoC Components [More Info]
Speaker: Benny Winefeld, Solutions Architect, ArterisIP
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm203/204
Virtual Hardware ECUs: A Positive Disruption for Automotive Software Development [More Info]
Speaker: Charu Khosla, Synopsys
3:45 pm - 5:15 pmBallroom G
Billion-Cycle Power Estimation using Fast Emulation [More Info]
Speaker: Alex Wakefield, Synopsys
3:45 pm - 5:15 pmMission City Ballroom
Women in Semiconductors: Designing Your Future [More Info]
Moderator: Deirdre Hanford, co-General Manager Design Group, Corporate Staff, Synopsys
Panelist: Mulan Li, Director of Physical Design Engineering, NVIDIA
Panelist: Penny Li, SambaNova Systems
Panelist: Latha Venkatachari, VP, Applications Engineering, Synopsys
Panelist: Sundari Mitra, Vice President, Silicon Engineering Group & General Manager, Configurable IP and Chassis Group, Intel
Diane Bryant, Keynote
4:15 pm - 4:45 pmHall A2
Hierarchical Design Planning Challenges for Large Complex Sub-Chips [More Info]
Speaker: Semmal Ganapathy, NVIDIA
4:15 pm - 4:45 pmMission City 1
Lightweight LBIST Implementation Methodology for Small Cores [More Info]
Speaker: Ingoo Jung, Principal Digital Designer, Renesas
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm203/204
An Emulation Based Fault Injection Platform for Functional Safety Verification [More Info]
4:30 pm - 5:15 pmBallroom H
Automating Verdi-based Simulation Debug using Perl/Python [More Info]
Speaker: Omar Azzam, NVIDIA
4:30 pm - 5:15 pmMission City 2
Building Machine Learning-enabled Chip Design Flows [More Info]
Speaker: Smarahara Misra, Synopsys
Speaker: Sashi Obilisetty, Synopsys
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm212
Crosstalk Analysis on Custom Ciruits using Advanced CustomSim Circuit Check [More Info]
Speaker: Raed Sabbah, Cad Engineer, Micron Technology
4:30 pm - 5:15 pmGreat America K
QoR Analysis Using Aging-enabled Liberty Variation Format (LVF) Design Flow for Automotive and IoT High Reliability Applications [More Info]
Speaker: Siddharth Sawant, Member of Technical Staff, GLOBALFOUNDRIES
4:45 pm - 5:15 pmHall A2
Power Optimization Techniques In Advanced Nodes for Networking ASICs [More Info]
Speaker: Vivek Pagadala, Juniper Networks
Speaker: Naman Sharma, Juniper Networks
4:45 pm - 5:15 pmMission City 1
Test and Repair for SoC Memories and Hierarchical Test for AMS & PHY IP [More Info]
Speaker: Yervant Zorian, Synopsys
5:15 pm - 7:00 pmHall B
SNUG Pub [More Info]
March 21, 2019
8:00 am - 5:15 pmSanta Clara Convention Center
Registration [More Info]
9:15 am - 10:15 amMission City Ballroom
Keynote: Applications of Unsupervised Learning [More Info]
Speaker: Bryan Catanzaro, VP of Applied Deep Learning Research, NVIDIA
10:45 am - 11:15 amHall A2
Drive Faster Signoff Closure and Eliminate ECO Iterations with ECO Fusion [More Info]
Speaker: Farokh Yazdani, Synopsys
10:45 am - 11:30 amBallroom G
A Gentle Introduction to Formal Verification [More Info]
Speaker: Subramani Ganesh, Principal ASIC Engineer, Palo Alto Networks
10:45 am - 11:30 amBallroom H
A Novel Methodology for Comprehensive Glitch Detection [More Info]
Speaker: Mohd Imran Beg, Samsung
10:45 am - 11:30 amMission City 1
Accelerating Debug of Assertions by Leveraging Synopsys HAPS Prototyping with Verdi [More Info]
Speaker: Sriram Manjunath, Sr Asic Design Engineer, NVIDIA
10:45 am - 11:30 am212
Boost of Mismatch Simulations in HSPICE using Mirror Options [More Info]
Speaker: Jie Min, Sr. Engineer, Design Enablement, GLOBALFOUNDRIES
10:45 am - 11:30 am209/210
Building Secure Media Processors for Connected Homes using OTP NVM [More Info]
Speaker: Jingliang Li, ASIC Design Engineer, Synaptics
10:45 am - 11:30 amMission City 2
Moving AI to the Edge with Synopsys ASIP Designer [More Info]
Speaker: Drew Taussig, Synopsys
10:45 am - 11:30 amGreat America J
SoC Early Power Estimation Challenges and Accuracy: How To Get It Done Right [More Info]
Speaker: Sourabh Vaid, IC Design Engineer, Broadcom
10:45 am - 12:15 pmHall A3
Design Compiler® NXT and Power Compiler - Tutorial Covering Latest Release Updates [More Info]
Speaker: Bob Wiegand, Synopsys
Speaker: Abhijeet Chakraborty, Synopsys
11:15 am - 11:45 amHall A2
Accelerating EMIR Closure with RedHawk Analysis Fusion [More Info]
Speaker: Krishnaraj Rajan, Synopsys
11:30 am - 12:15 pm209/210
Enabling 400G Hyperscale Data Centers with 56G Ethernet PHY IP [More Info]
Speaker: Rita Horner, Synopsys
11:30 am - 12:15 pmBallroom G
Formal Regressions - Resource Hungry Waste or High Value Results? [More Info]
Speaker: Iain Singleton, Synopsys
11:30 am - 12:15 pmMission City 1
FPGA Prototyping for Consumer and Enterprise SSD Devices [More Info]
Speaker: Chun Hok Ho, Senior Manager, SK Hynix
11:30 am - 12:15 pm212
Performance Optimization of Transient Noise Analysis with FineSim SPICE [More Info]
Speaker: Youngjae Park, Senior Engineer, Samsung
11:30 am - 12:15 pmGreat America J
PTPX to PrimePower - Power User's Journey [More Info]
Speaker: Anand Iyer, Senior Design Engineer, Microsoft
11:30 am - 12:15 pmBallroom H
STA Compatible Netlist Level Clock Domain Crossing Validation [More Info]
Speaker: Tanveer Singh, Synopsys
11:30 am - 12:15 pmMission City 2
Verdi Machine Learning Case Study: Regression Failure Root Cause Automation [More Info]
Speaker: Kent Yang, Synopsys
11:45 am - 12:15 pmHall A2
IC Compiler II-RedHawk-SC Fusion Flow Based IR Aware Placement [More Info]
Speaker: Shankarshana Janarthanan, NVIDIA
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmHall D
Networking Lunch [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:45 pmHall A1
Lunch & Learn: Realizing Best-in-Class QoR and the Fastest Time-to-Market with the Synopsys Fusion Design Platform [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:45 pmMission City Ballroom
Lunch & Learn: Synopsys Custom Design Platform: Accelerating Robust Custom Design [More Info]
Tom Mahatdejkul, Principal Design Engineer, Arm
Ashish Kumar, Sr. Manager / Member of Technical Staff, STMicroelectronics
Soonkeol Ryu, Principal Engineer of Design Technology Team, Samsung Foundry
Bob Lefferts, Director of World-Wide CAD, Solutions Group, Synopsys
1:45 pm - 2:15 pmHall A2
Extending QoR Differentiation on GF 12LP with Synopsys' Advanced Fusion Technologies [More Info]
Speaker: Pratik Rajput, MTS Design Engineer, GLOBALFOUNDRIES
1:45 pm - 2:30 pmGreat America J
Accelerating Design Signoff with Software-driven Power Analysis [More Info]
Speaker: Kanishka De, Synopsys
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm212
Accelerating Simulation of High Accuracy Analog Designs with FineSim [More Info]
Speaker: Gim Tan, Synopsys
1:45 pm - 2:30 pmHall A3
Hierarchical Design Flow with Full-Depth Verification using Synthesis and Place & Route Tool Abstraction Features [More Info]
1:45 pm - 2:30 pmMission City 2
Leveraging ML to Improve VC LP Root Cause Analysis [More Info]
Speaker: Himanshu Bhatt, Synopsys
1:45 pm - 2:30 pmBallroom G
Scalable & Reusable Reset Connectivity Flow: A Formal Approach [More Info]
Speaker: Srikanth Vadanaparthi, Staff Engineer, Qualcomm
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm209/210
Using IP for LPDDR5/4/4X Connectivity and Memory Performance Optimization [More Info]
Speaker: Graham Allan, Synopsys
1:45 pm - 3:15 pmBallroom H
Systematic Low Power Verification for Early Detection of Power Intent Bugs [More Info]
Speaker: Chetan Avlani, Masters Engineer, Broadcom
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmHall A2
Onwards and Upwards: How Xilinx is Leveraging TSMCs Latest Integration-and-Packaging Technologies with Synopsys Platform-wide Implementation Solution for our Next Generation Designs [More Info]
Speaker: Simon Burke, Xilinx
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm209/210
Combining Monocular Visual SLAM and Deep Learning Low-Power Embedded Vision Systems for Augmented Reality [More Info]
Speaker: Gordon Cooper, Synopsys
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmHall A3
Finite State Machine I (FSM) Design & Synthesis using SystemVerilog [More Info]
Speaker: Cliff Cummings, Sunburst Design
Speaker: Heath Chambers, President / Verification Designer, HMC Design Verification
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmMission City 2
High Performance Formal Verification: A Perfect Use of Machine Learning Techniques [More Info]
Speaker: Himanshu Jain, Synopsys
Speaker: Dmitry Burlyaev, Synopsys
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm212
Laker to Custom Compiler: A Journey [More Info]
Speaker: Sarvesh Ganesan, Microsoft
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmBallroom G
More than Just Connectivity Check: Visibility, Capacity, Performance, Debug, Connectivity Extraction, and Closure [More Info]
Speaker: Sneha Patel, Broadcom
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmGreat America J
No Vectors? No Problem! Analyzing Power Earlier with PrimePower 2019 [More Info]
Speaker: Mahmud Ullah, Synopsys
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmBallroom H
UPF Information Model: Key to Efficient Power Aware Verification [More Info]
Speaker: Sriram Hariharan, Principal Engineer/Manager, Qualcomm
2:45 pm - 3:15 pmHall A2
Block Level CTS Debug With IC Compiler II [More Info]
Speaker: Pete Churchill, Synopsys
3:30 pm - 4:15 pmBallroom G
5G Mobile SoC Pre-RTL Power/Performance Optimization [More Info]
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm209/210
Accelerate Your Move to 32GT/s PCI Express 5.0 Designs [More Info]
Speaker: Gary Ruggles, Synopsys
3:30 pm - 4:15 pmBallroom H
Am I Implementing What I Have Simulated? [More Info]
Speaker: Mahiro Hikita, Socionext
3:30 pm - 4:15 pmHall A2
Full Flow Physical Verification Productivity using IC Validator [More Info]
Speaker: Dan Page, Synopsys
Speaker: Nobuhiko Ogawa, Chief Specialist, Design Technology Development, Toshiba
Speaker: Chris Grossmann, Synopsys
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm212
High Speed SerDes - What are the Challenges for Advanced Nodes? [More Info]
Speaker: Ayal Shoval, Member of Technical Staff, Synopsys
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmHall A3
Best Practices using Synopsys Fusion Technology to Achieve High-performance, Energy Efficient implementations of the latest Arm® Processors in 7-nanometer FinFET (7FF) Process Technology [More Info]
Speaker: Mike Montana, Synopsys
Speaker: Leah Schuth, Arm
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMission City 2
Panel: How is AI Transforming Chip Design and Verification? [More Info]
Moderator: Chekib Akrout, Synopsys
Panelist: Alan Lee, AMD
Panelist: Dhiraj Mallick, Cerebras Systems
Panelist: Keith Witek, SiFive
Panelist: Yankin Tanurhan, Synopsys
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm212
Analog Design Closure [More Info]
Speaker: Karun Sharma, Synopsys
4:15 pm - 5:00 pmBallroom H
Early UPF Checking and Hierarchical Low Power Static Verification [More Info]
Speaker: Himanshu Bhatt, Synopsys
Speaker: Nishant Patel, Senior Applications Engineer, Synopsys
4:15 pm - 5:00 pmBallroom G
End-to-End Software Development and Testing using Virtual Prototyping with Virtualized PCIe I/O [More Info]
Speaker: Mojin Kottarathil, Synopsys
4:15 pm - 5:00 pmHall A2
Pushing the Limit: Improvement of Design Routability in the EUV Technology [More Info]
Speaker: Jun Seomun, Samsung
5:00 pm - 6:30 pmHall B
Awards and SNUG After Party [More Info]
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