About DATE

DATE is a leading international event providing unique networking opportunities for design and engineering of Systems-on-Chip, Systems-on-Board and Embedded Systems Software.

The 21st DATE conference and exhibition will again in 2018 take place in Dresden for the fifth time - bringing together designers and design automation users, researchers and vendors, as well as specialists in the hardware and software design, test and manufacturing of electronic circuits and systems. It puts strong emphasis on ICs/SoCs, reconfigurable hardware and embedded systems, including embedded software.

DATE 2018 will take place at the International Congress Center Dresden, Germany, from March 19 - 23, 2018, and is chaired by Professor Jan Madsen, Technical University Denmark, DK.

The International Congress Center Dresden is directly located on the banks of the river Elbe with a spectacular view at the historic city centre. It is characterized by its modern architecture, easily accessible from Dresden Airport by public transport and within walking distance to downtown Dresden and all famous sights.

The Saxon state capital Dresden is beautifully located in the picturesque environment of the river Elbe valley in the eastern part of Germany. It belongs to the Saxon Triangle metropolitan area with around 2.4 million inhabitants. The city possesses a rich cultural life with plenty of popular sights such as the rebuilt Frauenkirche, combining both a unique baroque flair and a modern vivid spirit. It is well-known as popular tourist destination with short walking distances, but moreover recognized for its cutting-edge technology and economy sector in Germany and abroad. With more than 46 research institutes, various universities, and numerous non-university research organizations, Dresden states an important centre of science. The Dresden University of Technology is one of the 10 largest universities in Germany and part of the German Universities Excellence Initiative. Silicon Saxony is one of Europe's most successful trade association for the semiconductor, electronic, microsystems and software industries, with meanwhile more than 300 members. DATE is cooperating closely with Silicon Saxony to maximize quality visitor attendance to the show and increase visibility of the conference in the region. Dresden therefore states an excellent venue for hosting DATE 2018.

Join us in celebrating another exciting edition of the DATE conference - the top scientific event in Design, Automation, and Test of microelectronics and embedded systems for the academic and industrial research communities worldwide!

Updated information about the conference is always available online at: https://www.date-conference.com/