May 12, 2008 09:00 ET Gears Up for Power Architecture™ Conferences in Munich and Paris

One and One-Half Days of Executive Presentations, Demos and Educational Tracks From AMCC, Cadence Design Systems, Freescale Semiconductor, IBM, Synopsys, Virtutech and Other Power Architecture Leaders

PISCATAWAY, NJ--(Marketwire - May 12, 2008) -, the open organization that develops and promotes Power Architecture™ technology, today announced the full agenda for its Power Architecture Conferences in Munich, Germany, on May 26-27 and in Paris, France, on May 29-30.

"The Power Architecture conferences provide important new information and practical design details about Power Architecture products and technology," said Marketing Committee Chair Fawzi Behmann. "Bringing the latest Power Architecture expertise, technology and training directly to globally based design teams will help accelerate the use of Power Architecture technology throughout Europe and Asia."

Sponsored by AMCC, Cadence Design Systems, e2v, Freescale Semiconductor, IBM, Kontron Modular Computers, Lauterbach, Synopsys, TQ-Components, Virtutech, and VaST Systems, the conference will give engineering managers, system architects and product developers access to the latest Power Architecture product roadmaps and to practical training on the Power Architecture processing platform and new products. The one and one-half day event features executive presentations, educational tracks, and panel discussions, as well as ample time for networking to strengthen relationships with business leaders and technical experts from within the Power Architecture community. The agenda includes:

Day 1: Executive Sessions and Demonstrations

--  Power of Collaborative Innovation, Ray Bryant, Chairman of
    the Board
--  Power Architecture and Market Applications, AMCC
--  Freescale Power Architecture Products and Solutions Overview,
--  Virtutech Simics, Virtutech
--  SoC Development Using Embedded Processors, Cadence
--  It's All About the Models - Enabling Virtual Platform Mainstream
    Ecosystem, Synopsys
--  Demonstrations from AMCC, Freescale, IBM, and Virtutech

Day 2: Technical Applications and Solutions Presentations, Panels and Demonstrations

--  Implication on Small Form Factor AMC Card Design and Power
    Architecture Processor Element Requirements, AMCC
--  Trends in NextGen Networks and Implication on Processor Requirements,
--  Freescale Power Architecture-based Solutions, Freescale
--  Freescale Dual-Core MPC8572 Virus Scanning and Deep Packet Inspection
    with Qosmos Software and Kaspersky Signatures, Freescale
-- Software and Multicore Strategy, IBM
--  Simics Accelerator: Breakthrough in Virtualizing Large Power
    Architecture Systems, Virtutech
--  Debugging Multicore Software Using Virtual Hardware, Virtutech
--  A New Era of Interoperability for Virtual Platforms, Synopsys
    Demonstrations from AMCC, Cadence Design Systems, e2v, Freescale
    Semiconductor, IBM, Kontron Modular Computers, Lauterbach, Synopsys, TQ-
    Components and Virtutech

Attendance is free but advance registration is required because seating is limited. Dates of these events are firm and details about each conference are available at


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