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For release: 02 Jun 2010

North American SystemC User's Group Hosts Co-Located Meeting at DAC Sunday, June 13, Anaheim, CA

WHO: The Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI), an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and advancing SystemC(tm) as an industry-standard language for electronic system-level (ESL) design, announces the next North American SystemC User's Group (NASCUG) meeting. Co-located with the 2010 Design Automation Conference (DAC), the event is free to industry professionals and the media with advance registration at:

WHAT/WHEN: NASCUG XIII meeting, Sunday, June 13, beginning 2:30pm.

The event is sponsored by ARM Ltd.; Cadence Design Systems, Inc.; Forte Design Systems; Mentor Graphics Corporation; Synopsys, Inc.; and XtremeEDA Corporation.
For agenda and complete details, go to

WHERE: The meeting will be held in Ballroom A of the Anaheim Hilton, Anaheim, California.


2:30pm - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:10pm
Welcome and Agenda

3:10pm - 3:30pm
OSCI Technical Working Group Update

3:30pm - 5:45pm
Technical Presentations
  • "How to Create Adaptors Between Modeling Abstraction Levels"
    Ashwani Singh, CircuitSutra Technologies Pvt Ltd

  • "Virtual Development Platforms - What and How Much to Model?"
    Bill Bunton, LSI Networking Components Division

  • "Modeling Communication Systems Using the SystemC AMS Building Block Library"
    Jiong Ou, Institute of Computer Technology, Vienna University of Technology

  • "New Features for Process Control in SystemC"
    John Aynsley, Doulos Ltd.

  • "Generating Workload Models from TLM-2.0 Based Virtual Platforms for Efficient Architecture Performance Analysis"
    Tim Kogel, Synopsys, Inc.

6:00pm - 7:30pm
DAC 2010 Kick-off Reception - Anaheim Hilton, Pacific Ballroom

The DAC Executive Committee and the EDA Consortium invite NASCUG XIII attendees to the DAC kick-off reception. Register and find out more:

NASCUG/SystemC Technical Videos Now Available
Videos of the NASCUG XIII meeting will be available in July at The site also contains archived video of recent events including the first annual SystemC Day held earlier this year, as well as technical tutorials on the OSCI TLM-2.0 standard.

About SystemC and OSCI
The Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI) is an independent, not-for-profit association composed of a broad range of organizations dedicated to supporting and advancing SystemC as an open industry standard for system-level modeling, design and verification. SystemC is a language built in C++ that spans from concept to implementation in hardware and software. For further information about SystemC and OSCI, visit

For More Information, Contact:

Jill Jacobs
Public Relations for OSCI
Phone: 408.505.6017
Email Jill Jacobs