Save the Date - DesignCon 2017 January 31, 2017 - February 2, 2017

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DesignCon Hours

Tuesday, January 19
-Registration & Check-In 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
-Conference 9:00 AM - 6:00PM

Wednesday, January 20
-Registration & Check-In 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
-Conference 8:30 AM – 5:00PM
-Expo Hall 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
-Expo Hall Happy Hour 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Thursday, January 21
-Registration & Check-In 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
-Conference 8:30 AM – 5:00PM
-Expo Hall 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
-Expo Hall Happy Hour 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM



Full Event Schedule

Check out the full schedule of programs and events, all while being able to sort by Pass Type, Track, Day, or Speaker by accessing our Schedule Builder»

Exhibitor & Sponsor List

See the latest list of DesignCon exhibitors at the event and where they are located - Exhibitor List & Map »

WiFi Access

Wireless internet access will be available in the Main Lobby and 200 series rooms, as well as the keynote, conference and sponsored session rooms. In order to get access to the free WIFI, use the network DesignCon2016 – no password is required.

Download Speaker Presentations

To download select DesignCon Speaker presentations, visit:

(*Note: Some presentations are available only for paid conference attendees. Login information for the presentations download portal can be found on the front of your badge.)

Food Concessions & Services

Concessions are available in several locations throughout the Santa Clara Convention Center, including:

  • MAIN LOBBY - Tuesday through Thursday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • INSIDE THE EXPO HALL - Wednesday & Thursday: 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM



Expo Hall

Get exclusive access to 130+ elite exhibitors and discover the latest high-speed design tools, technologies, and development in the industry in the DesignCon Expo Hall.

Chiphead Theater

Free technical training and education through panel discussions, product teardowns, DIY labs, demos, speed-trainings, giveaways, and more—right on the Expo Floor. Chiphead Theater Schedule »

Keysight Education Forum

Gather new methods and techniques from the experts at Keysight Technologies during their FREE education workshops on both days of the Expo Floor. Keysight Education Forum Schedule »

Sponsored Training Sessions

Distinguished speakers from a host of sponsors and exhibitors will present or demo on the technology and systems that matter most to you and your business. Get free training from Rohde & Schwarz, Keysight Technologies, Rambus, Tektronix, and others! Sponsored Training Sessions Schedule »


These keynotes were selected to inspire and challenge chip, board, and systems designers as well as help prepare them for the challenges ahead—see below and don’t miss out!

  • Tues, Jan 19: 12:00pm – 12:45pm
    The Key Building Blocks in Surviving/Thriving in the Era of Exponential Technologies – Al Eisaian, CEO, IntelinAir, Inc.
  • Wed, Jan 20: 12:00pm – 12:45pm
    Reduce Time to Market with Better Workflow Integration from Simulation to Test – Pat Byrne, President, Tektronix
  • Thu, Jan 21: 12:00pm – 12:45pm
    Silicon Foundations for Security – Paul Kocher, Chief Scientist, Cryptology Research Division, Rambus

Happy Hours

Come mingle and enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks for a happy hour on Wednesday and Thursday from 5:00 PM- 6:00 PM on the Expo Floor.


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