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Cadence Academic Network and Taiwan Marketing co-supported the annual VLSI Design/CAD Symposium in Taiwan for the 3rd consecutive year. This year, around 800 local industry experts, academic experts, and students attended the symposium held in Tainan, Taiwan on August 7th to 10th, 2018.
Taiwan is renowned as an IC design power house. The VLSI Design/CAD Symposium, which plays an important role in stimulating local research, is aimed at providing an open forum for professors, industrial engineers and ,most important of all, graduate students to exchange cutting-edge R&D knowledge and ideas in the fields of SoC/ASIC design and EDA research. In this event, Mr. Chen Liang-Gee, Minister of Science and Technology of Taiwan, gave a keynote with a topic of "Review IC 60 Years Histroy and Start A New AI Innovation” on the first day. And Dr. Qi Wang, Vice President of Cadence Intellectual Property Group (IPG) and CEO at Nanjing Kai Ding Electronics Technology Co. Ltd., warmly delivered an indursty keynote to address the topic of “Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence – Systems to Silicon: Faster and Smarter”. It was the 2nd time he gave a keynote at this symposium. Dr. Qi’s speech received positive feedback and stimulated interactions with professors about industry trends and Cadence technology.
Cadence will continually work with Taiwan academia to build a sustaining ecosystem.