• Conference
    Jan 31-Feb 2, 2017
  • Expo
    Feb 1-2, 2017
  • Santa Clara, CA
    Santa Clara Convention Center
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DesignCon, the premier conference for chip, board, and systems design engineers, returns to Silicon Valley for its 22nd year. DesignCon serves the high speed communications and semiconductor communities offering state-of-the-art design methodologies, applications, technologies, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

Taking place annually, DesignCon remains the largest gathering of chip, board, and systems designers in the country. Combining technical paper sessions, tutorials, industry panels, product demos, and exhibits; DesignCon brings engineers the latest theories, methodologies, techniques, applications, and demonstrations on PCB design tools, power and signal integrity, jitter and crosstalk, high-speed serial design, test and measurement tools, parallel and memory interface design, ICs, semiconductor components, and more.

Technical Conference Program

With more than 100 sessions spanning 14 tracks, the Technical Conference Program covers all aspects of electronic design; from chips through boards and systems. Get practical solutions to your problems involving:

  • Signal and Power Integrity
  • Mixed-Signal and High-Speed Serial Design
  • Test & Measurement and Verification
  • and more


The DesignCon Expo Hall gives you access to 185 exhibitors offering the latest products and technologies in signal integrity and high-speed design for your current and future projects. On the Expo Floor you can:

  • Discover and compare emerging tools and technologies
  • Get practical insights and solutions to your design issues
  • Take part in free education and training in the Chiphead Theater and Vendor Sessions

Plus: Engineer of the Year Awards, prizes and giveaways, speed-trainings, product teardowns, happy hour parties, access to the keynotes and technical panels, and more!


Get access to 4,800 leading decision-makers in the electronics design community.


Each year, DesignCon hosts 3 keynotes from industry luminaries. Stay tuned as we reveal these insightful experts and highlight their contributions to the community.