RISC-V Workshop in Chennai

RISC-V Workshop in Chennai

July 18-19, 2018

The RISC-V Foundation invites you to attend the RISC-V Workshop in Chennai, India on July 18-19, 2018. Hosted by The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) and sponsored by Western Digital, the RISC-V Workshop in Chennai will discuss current and prospective RISC-V projects and implementations, as well as influence the future evolution of the instruction set architecture (ISA) from Silicon Valley to Silicon Fenn and beyond.

The RISC-V Workshop in Chennai will include in-depth technical presentations and updates on the RISC-V architecture, a speaking lineup from leading technology companies and research institutions in the RISC-V ecosystem, ample opportunity for networking and a demo zone to explore the latest innovations in the market. For more information, please visit the event page here.

To register for the event, please click here.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Time Event Speaker, Affiliation
8:00 am Registration & Breakfast
8:55 am Welcome address and about the Workshop Kamakoti Veezinathan, IIT Madras and G S Madhusudan, InCore Semiconductors
9:00 am RISC-V ISA & Foundation Overview Rick O’Connor, RISC-V Foundation
9:15 am RISCV ISA: Understanding Limitations and Methods to Improve Code Density & Performance Gnanasekar Rajakumar and Ravikumar Gaddam, Western Digital
9:30 am Going Beyond the RISC-V General Purpose Solutions Neel Gala, InCore Semiconductors
10:00 am Architecture Exploration of RISC-V Processor and Comparison with ARM Cortex A53 and A72 Karthikeyan Sugumaran, Mirabilis Design and Tom Jose, Mirabilis Design
10:30 am Networking Break
11:00 am It’s Not About the Core, It’s About the System Gajinder Panesar, UltraSoC
11:30 am RiTA: RISC-V Trace Analyzer Anmol Sahoo, IIT Madras and Neel Gala, InCore Semiconductors
11:45 am KEYNOTE: RISC-V: Enabling a New Era of Open Data-Centric Computing Architectures Vivek Tyagi, Western Digital
12:10 pm Networking Lunch
13:30 pm Accelerating the RISC-V Revolution: Unleashing Custom Silicon with Revolutionary Design Platforms and Custom Accelerators Huzefa Cutlerywala, SiFive
14:00 pm Mi-V RISC-V Embedded Ecosystem Krishnakumar Ranamoorthi, Microsemi
14:15 pm Verification of the PULPino SoC platform using UVM Mahesh R, Cisma Consultants Pvt. Ltd. and Shamanth HK, Cisma Consultants
14:30 pm Porting Graphical Stacks to RISC-V using QEMU and Yocto Atish Patra, Western Digital
14:45 pm Networking Break
15:15 pm Panel: Security & Safety Critical Systems Vivek Tyagi, Western Digital

Konala Varma, Intel

Mahesha Nanjundaiah, HPE

Asutosh Upadhyay, Axilor Ventures

Amudhan Balasubramanian, HCL Technologies

G S Madhusudan, InCore Semiconductors

16:15 pm Poster / Demo Previews Andrea Bocco, CEA-Leti

Shubhodeep Choudhury, Valtrix

Tiago Jost, ENS Paris and CEA

Kevin McDermott, Imperas Software

Atish Patra, Western Digital

Gajinder Panesar, UltraSoC

17:00 pm Evening Reception, Poster Sessions and Demos

Thursday, July 19, 2018


Time Event Speaker, Affiliation
8:00 am Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am RISC-V Software Development Methodology for RISC-V Devices with RTOS and Linux or Both Kevin McDermott, Imperas Software
9:30 am Linux Kernel on RISC-V: Where do we stand? Atish Patra and Damien Le Moal, Western Digital
10:00 am A Comprehensive Framework For Power-based Side-channel Leakage Evaluation of SHAKTI C-Class Muhammad Arsath and Chester Rebeiro, IIT Madras
10:30 am Networking Break
11:00 am RISECREEK: From RISC-V Spec to 22FFL Silicon Vinod Ganesan and Gopinathan Muthuswamy, IIT Madras
11:30 am Shakti M-Class Libre RISC-V SoC Luke Leighton, Independent
12:00 pm SLSV : The Shakti LockStep Verification Framework Paul George and Lavanya Jagan, IIT Madras
12:30 pm Networking Lunch
14:00 pm A Survey of E31 RISC-V Core Floor-Plan and Its Impact on Power, Performance and Area (PPA) Kunal Ghosh and Anagha Ghosh, VLSI System Design
14:30 pm Integrating Gen-Z in Server-Class RISC-V Processors Mohan Pathasarathy, HPE
15:00 Formal Specification of the RISC-V Instruction Set Architecture Rishiyur Nikhil and Niraj Sharma, Bluespec
15:30 pm RISC-V Workshop Chennai Conclusion Rick O’Connor, RISC-V Foundation