January 26–28, 2021

Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA


Now with Drive World and the Embedded Systems Conference

January 26 – 28, 2021 | Santa Clara, CA

January 26–28, 2021

Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA

Tomorrow's Technology Begins Here

The electronics and automotive intelligence industries are shooting upwards like a rocket—but what's providing the fuel? And how can you reach new heights along with it? DesignCon, now featuring a more robust conference that includes Drive World with ESC, has the answers.

Gathering in January, North America's largest chip, board, and systems event, DesignCon, returns to Silicon Valley with Drive World and the Embedded Systems Conference. Combined, this three-day event brings together the brightest minds across the semiconductor and automotive electronics industries who are looking to engineer the technology of tomorrow.

DesignCon® 2020 | North America's Largest Chip, Board, and Systems Event

Industry at a Glance

market spend on AI systems by 2022; intelligent, connected cars will be on the road in 2023

CAGR for automotive electric systems between 2017-2022

spend on the Internet of Things forecast for 2022

of today's organizations have plans to deploy 5G by 2020

A Systematic Approach to Learning

As the rate of technical innovation continues to increase, so will the need for practical insights and solutions. Immerse yourself in the expertly curated DesignCon conference curriculum, created by engineers for engineers. With 100+ sessions spanning 14 tracks, DesignCon 2020's conference program covers all aspects of electronic design, including signal & power integrity, high-speed serial design, and machine learning.

From foundational to applicational, topics and areas of coverage include:

  • Signal and power integrity
  • System co-design: model and simulation
  • Applying test and measurement methodology
  • IBIS-AMI model generation, validation, and simulation strategies
  • Materials & processing for PCBs, modules & packages
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and interference (EMI)
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Connectivity (5G)
  • IoT
  • I/O interface design
  • Machine learning

Get More From the Floor

Enter DesignCon with questions; leave with ideas, expertise, and practical know-how from expert speakers and 175+ suppliers on our expo floor:

  • Extensive networking opportunities for engineers, executives, and brand managers
  • Live demos on the show floor
  • Career guidance from the region's industry giants and next-gen startups
  • Free education and insights at Chiphead Theater
  • Keynote presentations by visionaries

Who Should Attend

With more than 175 exhibiting companies, a 14-track educational conference, and opportunities to network with 5,000 industry professionals, DesignCon remains the destination for chip, board, and systems design engineers who aim to stay ahead in the industry. The premier educational conference and technology exhibition for electronics design engineers in high-speed communications and semiconductors, this must-attend event will provide attendees with industry-critical education in the heart of electronics innovation — Silicon Valley.

Secure exhibit space by calling (833) 559-6566 or email us at [email protected].

Venue Information

Wednesday, January 27, 2021: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Thursday, January 28, 2021: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday, January 28, 2021: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021: 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021: 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Thursday, January 28, 2021: 7 a.m.–6 p.m.

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