FPGA Network “Design Tools and Methodologies”

Francesca SemeraroMembers, Past Events



NMI would like to thank once again all those who attended the FPGA Network meet-up on “Design Tools and Methodologies”. Thank you also to our host Intel, and our Sponsors and Exhibitors Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Resource Group, Sarsen Technology and Synopsys.

Please, click here to see speakers’ biographies and presentations abstracts. To see PDF of presenters’ slide, please follow links below.


 Registration & Coffee Networking and Sponsor Table-tops

Welcome and introduction

Flexible debug and visibility techniques to enhance all FPGA design and deployment cycles
– Andy Jolley,

FPGA platform development kit enables fast TTM
– Chad Hamilton, 
BittWare Inc.

Staying competitive by evolving your FPGA verification methodologies
– Alex Grove,
Mentor Graphics


A game changer for VHDL verification: advanced HDL verification – made simple for anyone
– Espen Tallaksen,
Bitvis AS


100M gate designs in FPGAs – fact or fiction?
– Jonathan Meadowcroft,

FPGA real-time debug with vastly increased operational capture time – live demo
– Nick Hardy,

Zen and the art of high-speed design
– Mark Connor,
ALTERA now part of Intel


Vivado HLx design methodology
– John Blaine
, Xilinx

Static code analysis using Blue Pearl software*
– Andy Culmer, ITDev

* For an annotated set of Andy’s slides please email [email protected]

Networking Coffee, Event Close