Growing RISC-V Ecosystem To Share New Developments And Momentum At DAC 2018

RISC-V Foundation and members to exhibit and participate in a variety of speaking tracks

WHERE: DAC 2018, West Hall, Level Two at Booth #2638; Moscone Center West, 800 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

WHEN: Sunday, June 24 to Wednesday, June 27, 2018

WHAT: The RISC-V Foundation will share updates on new projects, products and implementations from its expansive membership at DAC 2018. The RISC-V Foundation will be exhibiting with member companies Imperas Software, Microsemi, SiFive, Syntacore, UltraSoC and Western Digital at Booth #2638.

The RISC-V Foundation will be hosting a scavenger hunt for attendees to learn more about members at the booth. Scavenger hunt participants will be entered into drawings to win prizes from members. At its booth the RISC-V Foundation will also be hosting presentations from member companies each day of the show. The schedule of poster presentation sessions at the booth is as follows:

Monday, June 25, 2018:

  • RISC-V ISA & Foundation Overview
    • When: 11 a.m. – noon PT
    • Who: Rick O’Connor, RISC-V Foundation
  • From Lab to Fab: An IP Story
    • When: Noon – 1 p.m. PT
    • Who: Drew Barbier, SiFive
  • Panel: Meet the RISC-V Members at DAC 2018
    • When: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. PT
  • Fueling the RISC-V Ecosystem With Microsemi’s Mi-V Programmable Solutions
    • When: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. PT
    • Who: Ted Marena, Microsemi
  • Machine Learning With RISC-V
    • When: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. PT
    • Who: Filip Blagojevic, Western Digital
  • It’s Not Just the Core, It’s the System: Processor Trace in a Holistic World
    • When: 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. PT
    • Who: Randy Fish, UltraSoC
  • RISC-V Virtual Platforms, Simulators and Software Tools
    • When: 4:30 – 5 p.m. PT
    • Who: Simon Davidmann, Imperas
  • Enabling Innovation in Embedded and Enterprise Data-Centric Architectures
    • When: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. PT
    • Who: Zvonimir Bandic, Western Digital

 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018:

  • RISC-V ISA & Foundation Overview
    • When: 11 a.m. – noon PT
    • Who: Rick O’Connor, RISC-V Foundation
  • It’s Not Just the Core, It’s the System: Processor Trace in a Holistic World
    • When: Noon – 1 p.m. PT
    • Who: Randy Fish, UltraSoC
  • Panel: The Key Role for the Commercial Software Tools Ecosystem for RISC-V
    • When: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. PT
  • RISC-V Support for Persistent Memory Systems
    • When: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. PT
    • Who: Matheus Ogleari, Western Digital
  • RISC-V Virtual Platforms, Simulators and Software Tools
    • When: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. PT
    • Who: Simon Davidmann, Imperas
  • SCRx Family of the RISC-V Compatible Processor IP
    • When: 4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. PT
    • Who: Alexander Redkin, Syntacore
  • Keynote: Vision and History of RISC-V
    • When: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. PT
    • Who: Yunsup Lee, SiFive

 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018:

  • Fueling the RISC-V Ecosystem with Microsemi’s Mi-V Programmable Solutions
    • When: 11 a.m. – Noon PT
    • Who: Ted Marena, Microsemi
  • SCRx Family of the RISC-V Compatible Processor IP
    • When: Noon – 1 p.m. PT
    • Who: Alexander Redkin, Syntacore
  • Panel: New Markets and Applications for RISC-V
    • When: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. PT
  • Panel: Meet the RISC-V Foundation Board of Directors
    • When: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. PT
  • RISC-V ISA & Foundation Overview
    • When: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. PT
    • Who: Rick O’Connor, RISC-V Foundation

 

DAC has invited the RISC-V Foundation to present the RISC-V Ecosystem – Reshaping the CPU Landscape workshop on Sunday, June 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. PT in room 3018. The sessions will detail how the free and open RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA) is creating a paradigm shift in industry, reinvigorating semiconductor design and reshaping traditional business models. Sessions will include:

  • RISC-V ISA and Foundation Overview
    • Speaker: Rick O’Connor, RISC-V Foundation
  • RISC-V – A Diversity of Core and Accelerator Choices
    • Speaker: Markus Levy, NXP
  • RISC-V OS Landscape
    • Speaker: Palmer Dabbelt, SiFive
  • Designing a Custom RISC-V Core Using Chisel
    • Speaker: Alex Badicioiu, NXP

 

Members of the RISC-V Foundation are participating in additional sessions including:

  • Core Choices: How To Navigate The Brave New World Of IP (Panel)
    • When: Tuesday, June 26 from 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. PT (Booth 2161)
    • Key Panelist: Rick O’Connor, RISC-V Foundation
    • Other Panelists: John Ronco, Arm; Majid Bemanian, MIPS Technologies; and Markus Levy, NXP Semiconductors
    • Moderator: Junko Yoshida, EE Times
    • When: Wednesday, June 27 from 9:20 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PT (Room 3008)
    • Speaker: David A. Patterson, vice chair of the RISC-V Foundation Board of Directors; Google Inc. and University of California, Berkeley
    • When: Wednesday, June 27 from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. PT (Room 3024)
    • Key Panelist: Krste Asanovic, chairman of the RISC-V Foundation Board of Directors; University of California, Berkeley and SiFive
    • Other Panelists: Kathy Wilcox, Advanced Micro Devices; David Brooks, Harvard University and Facebook; Yuan Xie, University of California, Santa Barbara
    • Moderator: Todd Austin, University of Michigan

 

For more information about RISC-V activities at DAC, please visit: https://riscv.org/2018/05/risc-v-at-design-automation-conference-dac/.

To schedule a meeting with the RISC-V Foundation or a member organization, please email: DAC2018@riscv.org. To learn more about the RISC-V Foundation, its open, free architecture and membership information, please visit: https://riscv.org.

 

About RISC-V Foundation

RISC-V (pronounced “risk-five”) is a free and open ISA enabling a new era of processor innovation through open standard collaboration. Founded in 2015, the RISC-V Foundation comprises more than 100 member organizations building the first open, collaborative community of software and hardware innovators powering innovation at the edge forward. Born in academia and research, RISC-V ISA delivers a new level of free, extensible software and hardware freedom on architecture, paving the way for the next 50 years of computing design and innovation.

The RISC-V Foundation, a non-profit corporation controlled by its members, directs the future development and drives the adoption of the RISC-V ISA. Members of the RISC-V Foundation have access to and participate in the development of the RISC-V ISA specifications and related HW / SW ecosystem. 

Media Contacts:

Allison DeLeo
Racepoint Global for RISC-V Foundation
Phone: +1 (415) 694-6700
risc-v@racepointglobal.com

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