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User2User Europe

December 1, 2020

Team EU E1A4F883

The Mentor User Conference

Dec 1, 2020 Virtual
9:00 AM – 2:40 PM CET


U2U is your opportunity to learn, share, and network with fellow technical experts who design leading-edge products using Mentor tools. Dedicated to end-users of Mentor EDA solutions, this one-day virtual conference is free to attend and includes innovative keynotes from industry leaders, 10 technical sessions, as well as a chance to network with colleagues and industry peers.

U2U is focused on these domains:

  • IC Design, Physical Verification, Circuit Verification and DFM
  • Analog/Mixed-Signal Verification
  • Functional Verification
  • HW-Assisted Verification and Validation
  • Design-for-Test, Bring-up and Yield
  • High-Density Advanced Packaging Design and Verification
  • Custom/Analog Design, MEMS and Silicon Photonics
  • High-Level Synthesis and RTL Power Estimation/Optimization
  • PCB System Design

Who Should Attend

Electronic design engineers and their managers interested in exploring innovative products and solutions that help engineers to solve design challenges in the increasingly complex worlds of board and chip design.



Joe Sawicki

Executive Vice President, Mentor IC EDA

Joseph Sawicki is a leading expert in IC nanometer design and manufacturing challenges. Formerly responsible for Mentor’s industry-leading design-to-silicon products, including the Calibre physical verification and DFM platform and Mentor’s Tessent design-for-test product line, Sawicki now oversees all business units in the Mentor IC segment.

Sawicki joined Mentor Graphics in 1990 and has held previous positions in applications engineering, sales, marketing and management. He holds a BSEE from the University of Rochester, an MBA from Northeastern University’s High Technology Program, and has completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.


Hans Adlkofer,

Vice President Automotive System Group, Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg

Hr. Hans Adlkofer studied electronics with the focus semiconductor technologies. He started his career at National Semiconductor in the marketing department with a focus on ASICs for the automotive industry.

The next career step was at Giesecke & Devrient to develop a secure operating system for smart cards. Thereafter he moved on to SIEMENS Semiconductor (today Infineon) where he headed an application center for Security and Smart Card ICs. Later he moved to Singapore to head the Business Operation for the Asian market.

In 2003 he took over the responsibility for the Business Unit Sensors in Infineon Technologies. Since 2009 he is heading the System Group Activities in the automotive division of Infineon.

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