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Advisory/Synopsys EDA Interoperability Forum to Feature Mike Santarini Keynote on Interoperability and the Future of EDA
Topics include 3rd party EDA tool integration with Galaxy Custom Designer™ solution and IPL Alliance Updates
PRNewswire-FirstCall
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.
(NASDAQ:SNPS)

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing, announces that its 21st electronic design automation (EDA) Interoperability Forum will feature keynote speaker Mike Santarini, former EDA editor with EE Times and EDN Magazine, currently senior manager of Editorial services at Xilinx. His topic, "EDA is an Ecosystem: Interoperability and the Future of EDA."

WHO: The event is recommended for EDA tool developers, IC design engineers and IP providers to discuss the industry-critical topic of interoperability.

WHAT: The November 2008 Forum focuses on the latest developments in EDA interoperability and standards including:

  -- A Galaxy Custom Designer™ presentation by a Synopsys technical
     expert highlighting its open and standards-based environment, easy 3rd
     party tool integration and a high degree of interoperability.
  -- ClioSoft will talk about their experience integrating with Custom
     Designer.
  -- The latest update from the IPL Alliance on progress towards an
     interoperable PDK standard.
  -- The latest developments in SystemC TLM-2.0 and its benefits to the
     system design community
     Hear how new innovations in the Liberty modeling standard enable the
     most important semiconductor design flows.
  -- A session on VMM for verification including a presentation on
     generating VMM compliant environments by Paradigm-Works.

WHEN: Thursday, November 6th in Santa Clara, Calif. and is open to all who wish to attend at no cost.

WHERE: The Sun Conference Center at Agnews Historic Park in Santa Clara, Calif. from 9:30am to 4:30pm. For more information, directions, and to register, visit: https://www.synopsys.com/news/events/devforums/2008/nov/index.html

Synopsys and Galaxy Custom Designer are registered trademarks or trademarks of Synopsys, Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks mentioned in this release are the intellectual property of their respective owners.

   Editorial Contacts:

   Sheryl Gulizia
   Synopsys, Inc.
   650-584-8635
   sgulizia@synopsys.com

   Lisa Gillette-Martin
   MCA, Inc.
   650-968-8900 ext. 115
   lgmartin@mcapr.com

SOURCE: Synopsys, Inc.

CONTACT: Sheryl Gulizia of Synopsys, Inc., +1-650-584-8635,
sgulizia@synopsys.com; or Lisa Gillette-Martin of MCA, Inc., +1-650-968-8900,
ext. 115, lgmartin@mcapr.com, for Synopsys, Inc.

Web site: http://www.synopsys.com/