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UCI Division of Continuing Education is Platinum Sponsor of Eleventh Annual International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference

IRVINE, Calif. – August 16, 2013 – University of California, Irvine Extension announces a platinum sponsorship of the 11th annual International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference which will be held at University of California, Irvine, Calit2 Building in Irvine, Calif. on Oct. 23-24. The SoC conference is a premier event for engineering communities devoted to chip design and development. The theme for this year’s conference, hosted by Savant Company, Inc, is “Emerging Complex SoC Platforms, and Mixed-Signal SoC Design Challenges.” Take advantage of the Early Bird Registration.

“With the incredible amount of intellectual knowledge and business acumen present at the SoC conferences, the caliber of the conference is raised year after year. UC Irvine Extension participates at this conference to ensure all curriculum is reflective of current business trends and also for conference participants interested in furthering their knowledge of the embedded systems field to have an opportunity to learn about educational opportunities available.”Dr. Dave Dimas
UC Irvine Extension
Director of engineering, sciences and information technology programs

The International SoC Conference provides an outstanding platform for sharing and disseminating ground-breaking research, innovative product announcements, and informative technical tutorials, and it has established itself as the forum for debating emerging challenges and possibilities in the System-on-Chip field. Each targeted conference fosters collaboration among industry experts and academia in an effort to present the most up-to-date and advanced topics in chip design (Analog, Mixed-Signal, SoC, ASIC, ASSP, FPGA, EDA, IP, Foundry Services, 3D-ICs, SOI, CMOS, Embedded Memory, Embedded Systems, NoC, IOs, IPs, CPU/DSP/GPU Cores, Signal Integrity, Design for Testability, Design Verification, Design for Manufacturability, Variation-Aware Methodologies, etc.) to our technical audience.

“UC Irvine Extension offers students the opportunity to learn and gain insight from some of the most highly-recognized engineering experts in the industry,” said Farhad Mafie, International SoC Conference Chairman. “The school understands the needs of busy professionals in this field; its industry-leading Embedded Systems Engineering Certificate Program is designed to provide the most up-to-date and relevant technical information to UC Irvine Extension students. We are very excited to have UCI Extension as our Platinum sponsor once again at this highly-educational and informative event. ”

The conference tabletop exhibit, which is free to visit, is held on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. It provides an outstanding forum for engineering communities to meet face-to-face with experts presenting at this event, as well as with experts from the exhibiting companies, and discuss their complex SoC-related questions.

UC Irvine Extension’s online certificate program in Embedded Systems Engineering examines the syngery between hardware and software device design and development. Participants learn the essential concepts of embedded systems development through a practical hands-on approach utilizing industry design automation (EDA) tools and design kits. Learn more about the Embedded Systems Engineering certificate.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, exhibiting, speaking engagements, and the most up-to-date conference-related news and updates, please visit For questions, please contact or call 949-851-1714.

About International SoC Conference

The International SoC Conference is recognized as the premier event for the design of Integrated Circuits (ICs) and IPs, Semiconductor Technologies advances, Testing and Verifications methodologies, and for Electronic Design Automation (EDA). A diverse worldwide community representing leading-edge technology companies and universities each year, represented by system architects, chip designers, logic and circuit designers, validation and test engineers, IP designers, semiconductor experts, CAD managers, senior managers and executives to researchers and academicians from leading universities. More details are available at

About Savant Company Inc.

Savant Company Inc. provides engineering, sales and marketing consulting services for the high-tech electronic industry with specializations in embedded systems and semiconductor IC and IP products and technologies on a worldwide basis. Savant Company Inc. also provides leading-edge conferences, customized on-site business and technology seminars, and customized marketing and technology intelligence reports for business professionals globally. Savant Company Inc. is independently owned and independently operated and is incorporated in the State of California. For additional information on the company or its products and services, please visit or

About UCI Division of Continuing Education

The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education (DCE) provides lifelong learning opportunities to thousands of students worldwide each year – fulfilling the school’s 60-year curriculum platform to connect degree programs to the world of work and achievement after graduation. The Division offers a broad range of certificate programs, specialized studies, and sequential courses to local, regional and global markets through online, on-campus and on-site delivery. A leader in the open education movement, the Division offers free Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) and content through the UCI Open initiative. For more information about UCI Division of Continuing Education, visit

About the University of California, Irvine

Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation, and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 36,000 students and offers 222 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy. For more on UCI, visit