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Slides and Recordings Available for DVClub Europe – 7th July 2014

The Assertion Based Verification DVClub Europe took place on Monday, 7th July 2014 and was very well received, with presentations from ARM, Freescale Semiconductor, Mentor Graphics and Synopsys.

If you would like to review the recordings of the presentations, they are now available on the TVS Website along with the slides.  They will be available to you without having to log in until the 18th July, after this date you will need to register on our website.

The next DVClub will be discussing Performance Verification and will be taking place on Monday, 8th September 2014, why not register your interest at and be one of the first to secure your place!

Do you have a story to tell and would like to share it at the next DVClub? We are always looking for good end user case studies to share with the community.  Contact  Mike Bartley for more information on how you can take part.

Unlock your ABV potential beyond simulators and model checkers – DVClub (7 July 2014)

Monday’s DVClub will cover Assertion Based Verification, why not register and secure your place!  We will have talks from ARM, Freescale, Mentor and Synopsys.See you there!

Automating Assertion Based Verification – DVClub Europe (July 7th 2014)

We would all like to see designers adding assertions to their code.  Unfortunately, the effort and time required by the designers to write these assertions often prevents them from creating the assertions.  The language knowledge and skills required to write assertions often adds a further barrier.  Mark Hanover (Mentor Graphics) presentation at the next European DVClub will explain a solution called Questa PropGen which automates ABV.   It enables the verification team to generate properties automatically using existing test environments and reduces the amount of manual coding of assertions.

Mark has been involved in the design and verification of complex SoC’s for over 15 years with positions in a number of commercial and mil-aero companies and will share his experience with us.

Why not register and join us at the next DVClub on 7th July?  We have venues throughout Europe and Remote Access and it’s a great opportunity to network!!!

July DVClub – Assertions: A Smart Path to Low Power Verification of Complex SoCs

In the next DVClub Europe, Monday, 7th July, Gaurav Jain, Senior Design Engineer from Freescale Semiconductor, will present a case study on the deployment of System Verilog low power assertions along with CPF enabled dynamic simulations to verify a Next Generation Low Power SoC. and how multiple assertion categories were deployed to target verification of low power design features, Integration of Macro models, sequencing and connectivity of critical control signals and to prove the clocking and reset schemes in each device mode.

Why not join us at one of our locations in Bristol, Cambridge, Eindhoven, Grenoble and Sophia Antipolis to hear the full presentation from Gaurav.  We will also be joined by speakers from ARM, Mentor Graphics and Synopsys and promises to be an interesting and informative afternoon.  If you are unable to attend one of our locations, why not register for Remote Access?

July DVClub – An Efficient Methodology to Find Bugs with ABV

The next DVClub will be taking place on Monday, 7th July with locations in Bristol, Cambridge, Eindhoven, Grenoble, Sophia Antipolis and by Remote Access.  Laurent Arditi a Principal Engineer at ARM France will be joining the Sophia Antipolis venue to talk about ‘An Efficient Methodology to Find Bugs with ABV (Assertion Based Verification)’.

This presentation will cover how ABV is an important part of functional verification and will demonstrate how they have successfully applied ABV on different generations and classes of ARM microprocessor designs and will help managers and engineers understand how to apply ABV for good results by showing examples on recent CPUs developed by ARM to illustrate, and to “prove” ABV has a high RoI.

To find out more about Laurent and the other speakers visit the T&VS website and register for your place on the July DVClub.

Formal Verification Slides and Recordings Available

The Formal Verification Conference took place on Thursday, 15th May and we would like to thank everyone who helped to make it a success!

The presenter slides and recordings are now available on the TVS Website if you would like to review them again or if you were unable to attend the event this year.     We look forward to seeing you at the next event!

July DVClub on “Assertion Based Verification” – Call for Papers

Our next DVClub will be held on Monday, 7th July 2014 and would like to invite you to share a story which would be relevant to the topic of Assertion Based Verification.  The DVClub takes place across Europe with venues in Bristol, Cambridge, Eindhoven, Grenoble and Sophia and with Remote Access available, reaches around the world.  We are always looking for good end user case studies to share with the community.

For more information on how to take part in the DVClub or to submit your story, contact Mike Barley using the Contact Us Form.

Only a few more days to Formal Verification

With only two days to the Formal Verification Conference, have you got your ticket?  Join us on Thursday, 15th May where you will be able to listen to speakers from Cadence, Jasper Design Automation, Mentor Graphics, OneSpin Solutions, Synopsys, Dialog Semiconductor, Infineon Technologies, Broadcom as well as two distinguished speakers from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

For more information about the speakers and to register to attend in person or by Remote Access, visit our website.

Formal Verification – From the Apps to Solutions

There is now only a few days before the Formal Verification Conference in Reading commences on Thursday, 15th May, where you will be able to listen to Joerg Mueller a Senior Verification Engineer with Cadence.  Joerg’s presentation is:  From the Apps to the Solutionsand how we see wide parts of the industry are aligning to deploy formal verification in a mainstream fashion.

We will also be joined by speakers from Dialog Semiconductor, Infineon Technologies and Broadcom.  This promises to be a full and interesting day.

For more information about the speakers and to register to attend in person or by Remote Access, visit our website.

Join over 500 others at the Only Indian Verification Conference

If you haven’t yet registered for Verification Futures, Bangalore at Hotel Park Plaza, Marathahalli, Bangalore on 13th May, this might probably be your last chance! Take some time out of your busy schedule and grab the opportunity to interact with senior Verification professionals and speakers from ARM, Synopsys, Texas Instruments, Jasper Design Automation, Mentor Graphics, Doulos, Benu Networks, Omniphy, STMicroelectronicsand T&VS presenting on a diverse range of verification topics like Hybrid Co-simulation, Low Power Verification of ARM CPU Sub-System using IEEE 1801, ABCML scoreboard design for reuse across MOST protocols etc, prototyping and AMS challenges.

500 + registrations, some of the best verification speakers, easily accessible from Outer Ring Road, free lunch and delegate pack, great networking opportunity…there are many more reasons why you should not miss the Verification Futures Conference. Attend and experience for yourself! Register now!