The Silicon Valley CDNLive, the Cadence user conference, will be on March 12-13th 2013 in Santa Clara. But the heart of CDNLive are customer presentations and the call for papers is now open. The deadline is December 4th (at 5pm PST for people who really like to come down to the wire). At this point only an abstract is required.
There is a huge list of suggested topics, but topics that will be hot in 2013 are:
- Advanced node
- 3D IC
- Low power
- Design IP
- System Design and Verification
- PCB Design
If your paper is accepted then you could win an iPad4. You can also attend CDNLive for free. Conference registration will open in January.
More details are here.