IPL Lunch Workshop
Interoperable PDK Libraries: “The proof is in the pudding!”

Foundry Sponsor: TSMC
Charter Sponsors: Ciranova, Magma, Silicon Canvas, Synopsys
IPL Sponsors: AWR, Mentor Graphics

Monday, June 9th
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Anaheim Convention Center, Ballroom D

At this lunch workshop, IPL members will present a user validated interoperable PDK. Attendees will hear about the challenges, features, and roadmap, as well as first hand user experience with the interoperable PDK mechanism.


12:00 pm – 12:20 pm Complimentary lunch buffet
12:20 pm – 12:40 pm Introduction & IPL Overview - Ed Lechner, Synopsys
12:40 pm – 12:55 pm TSMC's View of Interoperable PDK - Tom Quan, TSMC (coming soon)
12:55 pm – 01:10 pm TSMC's PDK Support Process - Steven Chen, TSMC
01:10 pm – 01:20 pm IPL Alliance Future Activities - Michael Ma, Ciranova
01:20 pm – 01:30 pm Q&A

The presentations are available online. Just click on the links above to view or download.

IPL Alliance Demo
Demo Suite at Synopsys Standards Booth #1541

This is a live analog design flow demonstration by key IPL Alliance members showing an interoperable PDK that is currently under development with a leading foundry supports multiple vendor tools including schematic capture, simulation, layout editing, physical verification and extraction.

Interoperability Breakfast
Raiders of the Locked Art: Opening the Treasure with Interoperable PDKs

Wednesday, June 11th
7:30am – 9:30am
Marriott Hotel, Marquis Ballroom

Tenzing Norgay

Dr. Chi-Foon Chan, President and COO of Synopsys, invites you to join him on an adventure to unlock the treasure of custom analog design. Hold on to your fedora as you uncover the latest secrets and discover a gold mine of interoperability. Find out who wins the eighth Tenzing Norgay Interoperability Achievement Award.

Speakers for the breakfast:

  • S. T. Juang, senior director of Design Infrastructure Marketing, TSMC
  • Philippe Magarshack, group vice president, Central CAD and Design Solutions general manager, STMicroelectronics
  • David Schwan, engineering manager, RFMD
  • Paul Lo, senior vice president and general manager of the Analog/Mixed Signal Group, Synopsys

Visit the IPL showcase immediately before and after the program to learn about the latest developments in custom analog design interoperability.

The presentations from the event are available online. Just click here to download your copy.