Verification Futures Europe 2017

verification future 2017Now in its 7th successful year, VF2017 Europe is a unique one day conference, exhibition and industry networking event organised by T&VS in partnership with NMI to discuss the challenges faced in hardware and software verification with a focus on safety and security. The event gives the opportunity for end users to define their current and future verification challenges and collaborate with the vendors to create solutions. It’s also an excellent opportunity to network and catch up with other verification engineers across Europe.


When:Thursday, 6 April 2017
Where:Reading, UK – Holiday Inn, Wharfedale Road, Winnersh Triangle, Reading, RG41 5TS (M4 J10)


By registering for VF2017 you will guarantee your FREE delegate place, either in-person or online.


08:30Registration, Coffee and Networking
09:25Welcome: Mike Bartley, Test and Verification Solutions Ltd.
09:30Keynote Presentation: Rolls Royce, speaker TBC
User Top Verification Challenges
10:00Challenge 1: Qualcomm, Anantha Ramanand
10:10Challenge 2: GE Aviation, Adam Skinner
10:20Challenge 3: Thales UK, Simon Thomas
10:30Verification Solutions – Synopsys, speaker TBC
11:00Refreshments, Networking & Meet the Sponsors
11:30Verification Solutions: Testbench Automation
Mentor Graphics, Adam Rose
Hardware Verification – Track 1Software Testing – Track 2
11:50Analytics-Driven Verification
ARM, Bryan Dickman
How a Model Based Design Improves Your Testing Strategy
ANSYS UK Ltd., Steven Blyth
12:10Efficient Verification
Sequans Communications, Christopher Malkin
Agile Software Testing
T&VS, Michael Benjamin
12:30RISC-V Processor Variants: Challenges and Strategies for Functional Verification
Codasip, Andy Betts
University of Bristol, Kerstin Eder
12:50Jeremy Bennett
12:55Lunch and Networking
13:50Exploring How the Internet of Things is Changing the Verification Challenge
Cadence Design Systems, Nick Heaton
Safety – Track 3Security – Track 4
14:20Managing Functional Safety from the Top – The OEM’s Perspective
Jaguar Land Rover, Edith Holland
Thales Security, Peter Davies
14:40Knowing When Enough is Enough in the Verification of Safety Critical Systems
GE Aviation, Jon Wright
Chipless, Roger Shepherd
15:00Automated Certification – from Soup to Nuts
D-RisQ Ltd., Nick Tudor
Finding Security Vulnerabilities by Fuzzing and Dynamic Code Analysis
MathEmbedded, Richard Storer
15:20Horiba Mira Ltd., speaker TBCUniversity of Warwick, Hugh Boyes
15:40Refreshments, Networking & Meet the Sponsors
16:10Verification Solutions
OneSpin Solutions, Dr. Ashish Darbari
16:30Keynote Presentation:
Test and Verification of HW and SW for Both Safety and Security
University of Southampton, John Colley
17:00Event Closes

Agenda and timings subject to change.