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 to discuss the challenges faced in hardware verification. 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)

Call for Submissions

We are now seeking submissions for presentations and papers for VF2017.  Abstracts should be targeted toward a technical audience of hardware verification engineers and may address any of the themes outlined in the track below.


By pre-registering for VF2017 you will guarantee your FREE delegate place.  You will then receive full details of the programme from us closer to the event, giving you an opportunity to confirm your attendance, either in-person or online.


08:30Registration, Coffee and Networking
09:25Welcome: Mike Bartley, Test and Verification Solutions Ltd.
09:30Keynote Presentation:

10:00User Top Verification Challenges

  • Verification Challenge 1 by Anantha Ramanand from Qualcomm
  • Verification Challenge 2 by Adam Skinner from GE Aviation
  • Verification Challenge 3 – Speaker to be announced
  • Verification Solutions by Synopsys
11:00Refreshments, Networking & Meet the Sponsors
  • Verification Solutions by Mentor Graphics
AMHardware and Software Tracks
Track #1: Hardware Verification

  • Presentation on RISC-V by Andy Betts
  • Presentation by Bryan Dickman from ARM
  • Speaker to be announced
Track #2: Software Testing

  • Agile Software Testing by Michael Benjamin from T&VS
  • Presentation by Kerstin Eder from the Univ. of Bristol
  • Speaker to be announced
12:45Lunch and Networking
  • Verification Solutions by Cadence
PMSafety and Security Tracks
Track #3: Safety

  • Presentation by Horiba Mira Ltd.
  • “Solutions to Avionic Systems Development Challenges” by GE Aviation
  • Speaker to be announced
Track #4: Security

15:15Refreshments, Networking & Meet the Sponsors
  • Verification Solutions by OneSpin Solutions
  • Speaker to be announced
  • Speaker to be announced
16:30Panel Discussion
17:00Event Closes

Agenda and timings subject to change.