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ESC Conference Tracks

In addition to the four Drive World conference tracks attendees will also have access to, ESC offers five distinct tracks:

Embedded Hardware Design & Verification

This track takes a look at the latest in low-power design, systems architecture, debug and test, security, sensors, FPGAs, MCUs, SOCs, and more to help you engineer more efficient products.

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Embedded Software Design & Verification

A must for embedded systems developers, this track drills into the new thinking behind device drivers, open-source software, RTOS, security, code reliability, embedded Linux, C/C++, Python, and more.

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IoT & Connected Devices

Learn how networks are growing, integrating, and improving the way we build and experience the world. Topics include architecture, firmware, RF protocols, application software, and security.

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Advanced Technologies

AI, machine learning, blockchain, and others are reshaping the tech landscape. This track will take a closer look at what's coming next and help you understand how these innovations will impact your work.

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Focus on Fundamentals

New this year — whether you're an early-career engineer or a seasoned embedded systems professional, you'll benefit from our refresher learning modules. Arm yourself with core hardware and software skills.

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5 Standout Sessions at the Conference

The speaker list says it all with experts from Arm, IEEE, and Google. Below are five sessions not to miss at ESC.

A Deep Dive into Deep Learning

Deep learning, or AI, is an important piece of every processor and end application, including automobile safety systems, smartphones, and even microcontroller-based consumer devices. Learn the latest when it comes to sparse compute, spiking neural networks, and in-memory (analog) compute.
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Testing of 5G Enables Devices

5G is approaching rapidly but there are still some fundamental differences when it comes to testing devices with 5G capability. This session will look at potential challenges with testing 5G, including those that need to be done over-the-air, via the antenna interface.
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A Hands-On Coding with Embedded Linux Workshop

You'll get the fundamentals of coding with open-source Linux-based software using online IDE Cloud9 and sensors and outputs. This interactive workshop uses a low-cost 1GHz single board compute, which will be supplied. From add on boards to circuits — try out your own design.
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How to Build a Scalable Infrastructure for Embedded Systems Development

Building your first product is hard, but trying to repeat the process and scale is harder. This tutorial gives you the infrastructure needed so you and your team can build products as quickly and efficiently as possible.
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Custom IC Design – The Missing Piece to the MEMS & Sensors Development Puzzle

The electronics required to interface to MEMS devices continue to defy standardization. In this session you’ll get an overview of MEMS devices, explore common benefits of ASIC technology, and see how ASICs can solve common MEMS development challenges.
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Conference Hours

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 13, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.