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SAME 2012 Conference Results

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From sensors to servers
DATA processing & communication from sensors to servers

SAME 2013 Conference - RESULTS

2 keynotes speaker
•  Frank SCHIRRMEISTER, Group Director, Cadence
"The Agony Choice - Just What Combination of Prototyping Engines Will Provide The Productivity, Predictability and Versatility"

•  Steve TRIMBERGER,Fellow, Xilinx Research Labs
"Beyond Moore. Beyond Programmable Logic? "

Technical conferences
Technical conferences: 14 papers have been proposed. A program composed of 4 sessions and 9 presentations, selected for the quality of their content.
Papers and Slides are on line here

Start-Up Panel
  • Moderator: Paolo Pezzati, Cadence
    Five start-ups have been selected to participate in the SAME Conference 2013, but only 3 were present.
  • Speakers:
  • Jérome Rampon, Algodone
  • Nicolas Siret, Synflow
  • Alexandru Plesco, Zettice

These start-ups from the microelectronics sector have been chosen on the basis of the following criteria: their positioning within the economic value chain of SAME Conference participants; whether the innovation they propose is genuine and meets key needs in the market; whether the team has the credibility to pursue the company’s project successfully.

University Booth
The SAME 2013 Conference provides a shared University Booth for EDA software and hardware demonstrations which are scheduled on October 3. 6 demonstrations in 2 sessions were scheduled.

A prize was awarded for the best University Demo.
Posters and papers are on line here

THE AWARDS at the SAME 2013 Conference

The Technical Committee will be making awards in the following categories:

Best Paper Award in recognition of the best presentation delivered during the Technical Conferences
Session SMART SENSING « Surface Acoustic Wave » - based sensors allowing wireless, reliable measurements in difficult environnements :

Gerhard Heider, SENSeOR, Sophia-Antipolis, France

The Best Paper Award is a work in hand blown glass by an artist from Biot (Nicolas Laty).

Most Promising Start-up Award in recognition of the best start-up.

Alexandru PLESCO
Lyon, France

The Most Promising Start-Up Award is a work in hand blown glass by an artist from Biot (Nicolas Laty)

Best Demo Ubooth Award in recognition of the best presentation for academic posters.

Demo 5
Design of Driver Assistance Systems using a Virtual Development Platform and a Car Simulator

Philipp Wehner, Ruhr-University Bochum - Germany


Sponsors : 7 companies contributed to the organisation of the SAME 2013 Conference

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  • Institutional Partners: The SAME 2013 Conference received financial backing from the Region Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur, the Conseil Général des Alpes-Maritimes and the CASA (Communauté d’Agglomération Sophia Antipolis).
  • Press Partners: ATCA World, E&T (European press partner), ElectroniqueS, Embedded Systems World, L’Embarqué, Telecom COTS World
  • Partners: ARCIS, Nice Côte d’Azur Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SCS Cluster, DATE 2014, IEEE CAS Society, Polytech’Nice Sophia and Telecom Valley have acted as partners of SAME Conference for several years.
Partners are on line here

THE EXHIBITORS: 16 Exhibitors

- 10 based in the Alpes-Maritimes
- 1 based in PACA (Provence Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region)
- 3 based in France but from outside the PACA region, (including 1 Start-up)
- 2 from abroad (including 1 start-up)

Geographic breakdown of exhibitors at the SAME 2013 Conference

The VISITORS : 575 Visitors

80 % Alpes-Maritimes
5 % PACA* region, excluding Alpes-Maritimes
* PACA : Provence-Alpes- Côte d’Azur Region
8 % Rest of the France
7 % Abroad

Geographic breakdown of the visitors at the SAME 2013 Conference

THE MEDIAS COVERAGE: 7 representatives

Media covereage
7 representatives from the international press were present

  • 4 from France : Azur TV, L’Embarqué, L’OPS, Sophia Metropole Mag
  • 1 from UK : New Electronics
  • 1 from Belgium : E2MOS Embedded World
  • 1 from Italy : Fiera Milano Media

Press Review SAME 2013 Conference
The Press Review SAME 2013 Conference is now on-line


SAME 2013 Conference: Partner of the charity association “Rencontres Africaines”

The donation (9 936€) will participate to finance one or more on-site surgery missions in Mauritania, where operations will be performed on children suffering from malformations from birth or other complaints…
This mission will be handled by teams of specialists from the LENVAL hospital in Nice.

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