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Boston Dynamics Among Leaders Taking the Keynote Stage at DesignCon 2023

Monday, January 30, 2023 12:30 PM

Silicon Valley's premier high-speed communications and system design event is set to bring together thousands of engineers and present the industry's most influential companies, including host sponsor Amphenol.

SANTA CLARA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / January 30, 2023 / DesignCon, the must-attend event for chip, board, and systems design engineers taking place in the heart of electronics innovation, Silicon Valley, today announces keynote speakers from Boston Dynamics, Cadence Design Systems, and North Carolina State University, all set to take the stage at the Jan. 31-Feb. 2 event hosted at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

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This year's event will present crucial industry topics, from power electronics and 5G to impactful innovations for the next generation of products. In 2023, semiconductor market revenues are expected to reach 596 billion U.S. dollars, DesignCon aims to contribute to this extensive market through providing insightful panels, speaker presentations, and engaging demonstrations, offering nearly 200 speakers and 160 sessions.

The opening keynote will feature Aydin Aysu, Assistant Professor and Head of the Hardware Cybersecurity Research Lab (HECTOR) at Electrical & Computer Engineering Department of North Carolina University, focusing on post-quantum cryptography and what to expect in the next decade of cryptographic hardware design.

Day two will open with a presentation of the Best Paper Awards followed by a keynote presentation by Devin Billings, Associate Director of Electrical Research and Development at Boston Dynamics, who will discuss enabling autonomous robotics through electrical engineering and the complex design challenges that come along with electrical system design in robots.

On the last day, Ben Gu, Vice President Research and Development, Multiphysics System Analysis Business Unit at Cadence Design Systems, will explore efforts to design intelligent machines and will discuss the revolution that electronics design is undergoing as semiconductors are used in more and more market applications.

"Our keynote presentations offer insights from engineers and influencers from across the electronics engineering trade,"says Suzanne Deffree, Group Event Director of DesignCon. "These industry trailblazers each bring an exclusive outlook to the different topics and communities of electrical engineering and will discuss the varying challenges and themes within each technology subject. We're excited for our attendees to explore the education that this show will bring to the chip, board, and systems design world."

Registration for next week's event is open for all attendees, visit to obtain a pass.

The Smart Event platform is also live and open through the end of February. The digital platform provides the opportunity to research suppliers and products, access select education, and network before and after attending the in-person portion of DesignCon.

About DesignCon

DesignCon is the world's premier conference for chip, board, and systems design engineers in the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities. DesignCon, created by engineers for engineers, takes place annually in Silicon Valley and remains the largest gathering of chip, board, and systems designers in the country. This three-day technical conference and two-day expo combines technical paper sessions, tutorials, industry panels, product demos, and exhibits from the industry's leading experts and solutions providers. More information is available at: DesignCon is organized by Informa, a leading B2B information services group and the largest B2B events and exhibitions organizer in the world. To learn more and for the latest news and information, visit The health & safety of the DesignCon community remains a top priority. Health and safety information can be found on DesignCon's website and will be updated as state and local protocols advance. DesignCon is supported by its official media partner Design News. Connect with DesignCon and join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

About Informa Markets

Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. Our portfolio is comprised of more than 550 international B2B events and brands in markets including Engineering, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Construction & Real Estate, Fashion & Apparel, Hospitality, Food & Beverage, and Health & Nutrition, among others. We provide customers and partners around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, specialist digital content and actionable data solutions. As the world's leading exhibitions organizer, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit

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