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The Pioneering Online Conference for the Semiconductor Industry
Since 2018

Chip Design • IP • Keynotes • Education • Networking

The ESD Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community and the SEMI Foundation are collaborating with VLSI System Design to promote VSDOpen 2020, a virtual conference being presented on October 10, 2020.

VLSI System Design provides global online training courses that teach students semiconductor chip design. SEMI recognizes workforce development as one of the most critical needs facing the semiconductor industry. The ESD Alliance and SEMI Foundation are promoting this event as part of SEMI’s broad mission to accelerate workforce development for our industry.

VSDOpen 2020 is a one day virtual online event featuring three keynote speakers:

  • Jan Rabaey, the Donald O. Pederson Distinguished Professorship at the University of California at Berkeley, will offer a look at “Computation in the Post-Moore Era: Reflecting on the Role of Open Source”
  • Naveed Sherwani, chairman, CEO and president of SiFive, will describe “RISC-V and open source hardware –– A golden opportunity for the India semiconductor industry”
  • Michael Wishart, Co-Founder and CEO of Efabless, who will address “Applying Community Models to ICs: Why and How”

In addition, the conference will showcase semiconductor IP designed by students, education, research demonstrations and networking opportunities for designers, researchers, tool developers and students.

There is no charge to attend VSDOpen 2020. Click the button below to learn more about the event and to register.

Presented in collaboration with:
SEMI ESDA SEMI Foundation