56th Design Automation Conference Names Industry Liaison Committee

DAC committee’s charter to focus on enhancing and expanding the exhibitor and attendee experience

LOUISVILLE, Colo.--()--The Design Automation Conference (DAC), the premier event devoted to electronic design and design automation of electronic systems, has named the members of the 56th DAC Industry Liaison Committee (ILC). These volunteers serve as intermediaries to various constituencies at DAC by communicating and soliciting input to help drive an event that benefits all exhibitors and attendees. The ILC representatives work closely with the DAC Executive Committee to ensure a positive and successful experience for both the exhibitors and attendees. The 56th DAC will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV from June 2-6, 2019.

“DAC has added a number of new and successful initiatives over the past several years which have helped to grow the exhibits and enhance the attendee experience,” said Rob van Blommestein, Industry Liaison Committee Co-Chair. “This expansion of DAC exhibits was made possible in large part to the work of the Industry Liaison Committee. This year’s team of talent will continue the path of success to make DAC in Las Vegas one of the best.”

ILC Members

The ILC is made up of representatives from a cross-section of the industry. Members of the 2019 DAC ILC include:

  • ILC Co-Chair: Rob van Blommestein
  • ILC Co-Chair: McKenzie Ross, OneSpin Solutions
  • Dagmar Lambrecht, Cadence Design Systems
  • Diana Dearin, Mentor, A Siemens Business
  • Dave Kelf, Breker Verification Systems
  • Derek Magill, HPC Pros
  • Michelle Clancy, Cayenne Communication
  • Michael Munsey, Methodics
  • Pete Erickson, Hall Erickson
  • Thomas Blaesi, Silvaco
  • Tom Quan, TSMC

First ILC Planning Meeting

The 2019 ILC committee met for the first time, September 25, 2018, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The meeting set in motion new initiatives that will help to increase value and exposure for exhibitors as well as improve interaction between exhibitors and attendees at DAC 2019. The 2019 ILC members toured the Las Vegas Convention Center to get a better understanding of the exhibition floor layout. Any 2019 DAC exhibitor that has questions regarding Las Vegas or the Las Vegas Convention Center layout please feel free to contact any member of the DAC ILC Committee members.

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The 2019 DAC Call for Contributions is now open. The first call for contribution deadline is November 20, 2018. Submissions are being sought for research track, designer track, IP track special sessions, poster sessions, panels, workshops, works-in-progress, tutorials and DAC Pavilion panels. All submission information details can be found at https://dac.com/call-for-contributions.

About DAC

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 1,000 organizations attends each year, represented by 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 175 of the leading and emerging EDA, silicon, intellectual property (IP) and design services providers. The conference is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Design Automation (ACM SIGDA) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer’s Council on Electronic Design Automation (IEEE CEDA).

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DAC committee’s charter to focus on enhancing and expanding the exhibitor and attendee experience


Design Automation Conference
Michelle Clancy, 1-303-530-4334