National Microelectronics Institute


Modelling for Verification - AMS and Beyond


Fujitsu Semiconductor, Maidenhead, Berkshire

Tue 28 Feb 2012
900 - 1600

No charge for NMI members and invited guests

Booking Details:

The event is now full and advance registration has closed. Please contact Robin Kennedy (0789 4899544) if you have any questions.

All forms of verification rely on good quality models. This event will look at what makes a 'good' model and the tradeoffs necessary, particular in Analogue/Mixed-Signal and System-Level Modellling. 


Just off M4 junction 8/9 - take A404(M) & leave at first exit; location map

Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe GmbH,

3 Concorde Park, Concorde Road, MAIDENHEAD, Berkshire, SL6 4BY

Note: the building is new and therefore the postcode only gives the approximate location. Check the map for exact details and make sure you turn into Concorde Road which is off Norreys Drive, close to the roundabout. Fujitsu are on the LEFT of Concorde Road.


Ample free parking is available at Concorde Park


Corporate rate of £82.00 available at the Holiday Inn (within 10 minutes walk). Please contact Fujitsu Reception to arrange this +44 1628 504600


Local A-Z Taxis +44 1628 621234.


09:00 Registration - Refreshments, Networking and Tabletop Exhibitions

09:45 NMI, Robin Kennedy - welcome and introduction

Fujitsu Semiconductor, Jon Stanley - Director

Modelling – is the industry ignoring the problem?

University of Southampton, Peter Wilson

Model Based Engineering - Reality or Fiction?


Synopsys, Fabian Delguste

AMS Testbench Methodology


Break - Refreshments, Networking and Tabletop Exhibitions

Mentor Graphics, Tanguy Crocy - European Applications Engineer Analogue Design & Verification

Production Proven AMS Modeling Techniques

Chris Brown - Analogue Design Consultant

Behavioural Models : A Necessary Evil

Lunch - Networking and Tabletop Exhibitions


ARM, Nick Gatherer - Engineering Manager, Models

System Level Modeling: And Verification Too ...


Magma Design Automation, Paul Chapman

Verification : where problems come home to roost

Discussion Session :

Modelling Reality and completing designs - can we do both?

16:00 Close


Headline Sponsors and Supporters


Fujitsu Logo      Synopsys Logo


Tabletop Exhibitions


EDA Solutions



One tabletop opportunity is still available - please contact Robin Kennedy for more details