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DesignCon Launches Spring Break Webinar SeriesDesignCon Launches Spring Break Webinar Series

The complementary, five-part virtual program will run April 12-16, allowing attendees to expand their understanding of electronics chips, boards, and systems.

Design News Staff

April 7, 2021

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DesignCon, the world's premier conference and exhibition for chip, board, and systems design engineers in the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities, is hosting an all-new Spring Break Webinar Series April 12-16, 2021, providing timely educational and networking opportunities in the months ahead of the annual in-person event.

The five-session complimentary webinar series will feature top engineering thought leaders from DesignCon’s conference program, including experts from Keysight Technologies, Intel, Picotest, NXP, Lamsim Enterprises, and VSI Labs, who will share practical insights and knowledge to design the next generation of technologies. Attendees can expect to walk through use cases, learn about various tools for solving a range of design problems, and expand their understanding of key engineering principles. Those interested can sign up for one or all five sessions here

DesignCon Spring Break Webinars:

  • Monday, April 12, 1:00 p.m. EDT:

    • Session: PCB Fabrication: What SI/PI Engineers Need to Know for First Time Modeling Success

    • Speakers: Speaker: Lambert (Bert) Simonovich, President, Lamsim Enterprises

  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 1:00 p.m. EDT:

    • Session: 400 Gbps & Beyond Optical Transceiver Design Considerations

    • Speaker: Sanjeev Gupta, R&D Manager, Intel and Sunil Priyadarshi, Sr. Director, Intel

  • Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 1:00 p.m. EDT:

    • Session: Power Integrity: Analyze Impedance to Improve Power Delivery, SI & EMI

    • Speaker: Heidi Barnes, SI and PI Applications Engineer, Keysight Technologies and Steve Sandler, Managing Director, Picotest

  • Thursday, April 15, 2021, 1:00 p.m. EDT:

    • Session: Controlling the Waves: A Field-based Perspective on High-speed PCB Design

    • Speaker: Daniel Beeker, Senior Principal Engineer, NXP

  • Friday, April 16, 2021, 1:00 p.m. EDT:

    • Session: OEM Roundup 2021: The New ADAS

    • Speaker: Danny Kim, Director of Advisory Services, VSI Labs

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In addition to the free webinar sessions, attendees will also have the opportunity to attend a networking session at the close of the week with select speakers from DesignCon’s conference, where they can meet with fellow attendees, set up one-on-one meetings, and get to know industry peers. Virtual discussion tables will be set up by subject, with two covering each webinar topic discussed during the week:

  • PCB Fabrication

  • Optical Transceiver Design

  • Power Integrity, Signal Integrity & EMI

  • High-speed PCB Design

  • Automotive Design

“Education and connection are so important to the community of engineers who attend DesignCon in Silicon Valley each year,” said Suzanne Deffree, Group Event Director, DesignCon. “We are excited to be able to provide additional new, online opportunities for those within this important community to expand their knowledge and bring about further innovation to the industry.”

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Spring Break Webinar attendees can also look forward to receiving a discount code to attend DesignCon’s annual in-person conference set to take place at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, August 16-18, 2021.

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