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For release: 07 Feb 2012

Accellera Systems Initiative Announces "Accellera Systems Initiative Day" at Its 2012 Design and Verification Conference and Exhibition (DVCon)

Sessions on Monday, February 27, 2012 at the DoubleTree Hotel, San Jose, Calif. focus on EDA & IP standards

San Jose, California, USA, 7 February 2012 - Accellera Systems Initiative announced today that it has put together a program of events for its "Accellera Systems Initiative Day" at its Design and Verification Conference and Exhibition (DVCon) on Monday, February 27, 2012. The sessions cover the latest developments related to the organization's EDA and IP standards.

Accellera Systems Initiative's DVCon is the premier conference for functional electronic design and verification, focused on sharing information about technology, techniques, standards and methods.

"Accellera Systems Initiative Day focuses on providing in depth knowledge for our emerging and established standards to our user community," remarked Shishpal Rawat, Accellera Systems Initiative chair. "We are hosting a forum for SystemC users and conducting four tutorials on standards with sessions running concurrently throughout the day. We will also host an interactive dialogue with users to discuss What will success for the Accellera Systems Initiative look like? during the lunch break."

"Accellera Systems Initiative Day" events include:
o North American SystemC User Group (NASCUG) Meeting XVII
o Tutorial: UVM (Universal Verification Methodology): Ready, Set, Deploy!
o Sponsored Luncheon and Town Hall Meeting
o Tutorial: An Introduction to IEEE 1666-2011, the New SystemC Standard
o Tutorial: An Introduction to the Unified Coverage Interoperability Standard (UCIS)
o Tutorial: Verification and Automation Improvement Using IP-XACT with reception and poster session

For more information about DVCon and to register, please visit www.dvcon.org.

In December 2011, Accellera and the Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI) merged to form Accellera Systems Initiative. The new organization leverages the complementary efforts of both organizations and is chartered to create comprehensive system-level and semiconductor design standards to benefit the electronic design community by facilitating efficient collaboration among its worldwide members.

About Accellera Systems Initiative

Accellera Systems Initiative is an independent, not-for profit organization dedicated to create, support, promote and advance system-level design, modeling and verification standards for use by the worldwide electronics industry. The organization accelerates standards development, and as part of its ongoing partnership with the IEEE, its standards are contributed to the IEEE Standards Association for formal standardization and ongoing change control. For more information, please visit www.accellera.org. For membership information, please email membership@accellera.org.

Accellera, Accellera Systems Initiative, UVM, SystemC, OSCI, Open SystemC Initiative, UCIS, and IP-XACT are trademarks of Accellera Systems Initiative Inc.
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