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Sneak Peek: What’s Next for Conversation Central?

Posted by rjamison on 16th June 2010

Guest: Karen Bartleson, Sr. Director, Community Marketing, Synopsys

Host: Rick Jamison, Social Media Strategist, Synopsys

DAC 2010 is over, but Conversation Central will live on! Featuring a new guest the third Thursday of every month, Conversation Central will bring many new and interesting topics to its listeners. Hear from Karen Bartleson the plans in store for Conversation Central.

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This radio show was originally recorded at the Synopsys exhibition booth at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Anaheim, California on June 16, 2010.

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Envisioning 3D-IC Future

Posted by rjamison on 16th June 2010

Guest: Pol Marchal, Principal Scientist, IMEC (Interuniversity MicroElectronics Center)

Host: Mark Williams, Director, Solutions Marketing

Learn from Pol Marchal about the viability and cost-effectiveness of 3D technology as he gives his honest opinion of both the benefits and challenges of this technology.

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This radio show was originally recorded at the Synopsys exhibition booth at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Anaheim, California on June 16, 2010.

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Women’s Challenges in EDA

Posted by rjamison on 16th June 2010

Guest: Holly Stump, Vice President, Marketing, Jasper Design Automation

Host: Karen Bartleson, Sr. Director, Community Marketing, Synopsys

Karen Bartleson interviews Holly Stump to discuss the issues that women face today in the corporate world, specifically within the EDA industry.  As the female enrollment in computer science and engineering programs in universities are no longer on the rise, Stump give suggestions as to what can be done to change this trend.

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Jasper Design Automation

This radio show was originally recorded at the Synopsys exhibition booth at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Anaheim, California on June 16, 2010.

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Open Perspectives on Silicon

Posted by rjamison on 16th June 2010

Guest: Naveed Sherwani, CEO Open Silicon

Host: Rich Goldman, Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Strategic Alliances, Synopsys

Naveed Sherwani openly discusses topics such as verification IP and what to look for in IP.  Learn about the idea behind Open Silicon and how IP plays into its business model.

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Open Silicon

This radio show was originally recorded at the Synopsys exhibition booth at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Anaheim, California on June 16, 2010.

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A New Era of SoC Design

Posted by rjamison on 16th June 2010

Guest: Subramani Kengeri, VP, Design Solutions,  GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Host: Phil Dworsky, Director, Strategic Alliances, Synopsys

Subramani Kengeri talks about his position as the VP of Design Solutions at GLOBALFOUNDRIES and his perspective on the growing trends across design engineering.

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GLOBALFOUNDRIES

This radio show was originally recorded at the Synopsys exhibition booth at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Anaheim, California on June 16, 2010.

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IEEE-ISTO: Standards Beyond Standards

Posted by rjamison on 16th June 2010

Guests: Peter Lefkin, Marketing and Business Development Executive, IEEE-ISTO and
Marco Migliaro, President and CEO IEEE-ISTO

Host: Yatin Trivedi, Standards Director, Synopsys

If you have wondered what IEEE-ISTO is, this is your chance to find out. Peter Lefkin and Marco Migliaro explain how IEEE and ISTO work together and the value they can provide.  Learn about the activities IEEE-ISTO is involved in and how to know when you should go to IEEE and when to ISTO.  Lefkin and Migliaro also discuss where ISTO is going and what is needed to form a group under ISTO.

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IEEE-ISTO

This radio show was originally recorded at the Synopsys exhibition booth at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Anaheim, California on June 16, 2010.

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Don’t Panic (How SoC Costs Will Come Down)

Posted by rjamison on 16th June 2010

Guest: Gary Smith, Founder and Chief Analyst for Gary Smith EDA

Host: Rich Goldman, Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Strategic Alliances, Synopsys

Gary Smith gives his perspective on the industry over the years.

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Gary Smith EDA

This radio show was originally recorded at the Synopsys exhibition booth at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Anaheim, California on June 16, 2010.

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Future Faces of DAC

Posted by rjamison on 16th June 2010

Guest: Sachin Sapatnekar, Professor, University of Minnesota; General Chair DAC 2010

Host: Rich Goldman, Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Strategic Alliances, Synopsys

Learn from directly from the General Chair for DAC 2010, Sachin Sapatnekar, why it takes a whole year to plan DAC.  Sapatnekar shares how he first became involved with DAC, what it is like running the technical program, how different papers and speakers are chosen, and where he sees DAC in the future.

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This radio show was originally recorded at the Synopsys exhibition booth at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Anaheim, California on June 16, 2010.

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Portrait of an Innovator

Posted by rjamison on 16th June 2010

Guest: Bernie Meyerson, IBM Fellow; Vice President, Innovation & Global University Relations

Host: Bruce Jewett, Sr. Director, Business Development, Synopsys

Bernie Meyerson explains why he thinks IBM has been able to stay in a leadership position over the years and give very valuable advice to engineering student preparing to enter the workforce.  Meyers also addresses the issues surrounding cloud computing and shares how IBM addresses the issue of moving sensitive information over the internet.

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This radio show was originally recorded at the Synopsys exhibition booth at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Anaheim, California on June 16, 2010.

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The Impact of Commercializing Research

Posted by rjamison on 15th June 2010

Guest: Randy Bryant, Current Phil Kaufman Award Winner; Dean and University Professor, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Host: Rich Goldman, Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Strategic Alliances, Synopsys

Randy Bryant talks about the research that he conducted which lead to his development of Formal Verification.  Listen to his personal experiences and expertise with Formal Verification, how he thinks it can be applied to software, and his knowledge about the rise of assertion in Formal Verification.

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Phil Kaufman Award

This radio show was originally recorded at the Synopsys exhibition booth at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Anaheim, California on June 15, 2010.

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