August 16-18, 2021|San Jose McEnery Convention Center| San Jose, CA


DesignCon is the premier high-speed communications and system design conference, offering industry-critical engineering education in the heart of electronics innovation — Silicon Valley.

A Systematic Approach to Learning & Discovery

Join fellow engineers at DesignCon and cover all aspects of electronic design.

Attend the expertly curated, 14-track conference created by engineers for engineers, browse exhibits with hundreds of new products and technologies, and network with high-caliber industry professionals over the three-day event.


Take your expertise to the next level at Silicon Valley’s leading expo for chip, board, and systems design engineers. See the latest in high-speed design tools, technologies, and developments.


With 100+ sessions spanning 14 tracks, DesignCon’s conference program covers all aspects of electronic design, including signal & power integrity, high-speed link design, and machine learning.


The Expo offers multiple free educational and networking opportunities. Attend keynote presentations by visionaries, gain insights at Chiphead Theater, watch live demos, and obtain career guidance in the new Career Zone.

Industry at a Glance

$1.3 Trillion
Value of
Internet of Things
(IoT) Market
by 2026

$989 Billion
Size of the
Global Consumer
Electronics Market
by 2027

$519 Billion
Projected Value of
the Global Electronic
Components Market
by 2023

Number of Vehicles
Worldwide Equipped with
Hardware to Enable
Autonomous Driving by 2023

1.1 Trillion
Projected Record
Total Semiconductor
Unit Shipments
in 2021

Welcome Drive World+ESC

New in 2021! Drive World + ESC (Embedded Systems Conference) join DesignCon at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, bringing eight educational conference tracks targeting automotive electronics + intelligence and embedded systems + IoT. As a bonus, this conference is available to DesignCon All Access passholders.

Secure exhibit space by calling 877-882-3421 or email us at [email protected].

Venue Information

Tuesday, August 17, 2021: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Monday, August 16, 2021: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021: 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021: 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Monday, August 16, 2021: 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021: 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021: 7 a.m.–6 p.m.

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