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Solutions Workshops at DAC 2006 set to repeat 2005 'sold-out' success

July 2006|Press release

Following last year's 'sold out' success at DAC in Anaheim Doulos, the independent methodology training specialist, is pleased to announce this year's DAC Solutions Workshops series. With a growing reputation for providing the industry with a forum to get up to speed on the very latest 'best practice' and methodology approaches within the key areas of ESL and Functional Verification, this fourth series is being presented by Doulos in collaboration with key EDA partners: ARMCadenceCoWareMentor Graphics and Synopsys
Three of the four workshops this year are focused in the critical area of functional verification with one additional workshop focused on transaction level modeling using SystemC. The Solutions Workshops will be of approximately 2 hours duration and will follow the proven 'working lunch' format from previous series commencing at 12.00 noon each day and concluding at 2.00pm. 

'We're delighted at the response from attendees to the previous series of Solutions Workshops presented in both the US and in Europe', said Rob Hurley, CEO of Doulos, 'we've worked hard with our partners to ensure this latest series for DAC in San Francisco delivers up-to-date and practical guidance on the methodology issues affecting the industry today'
A full abstract for each of the Solutions Workhops and how to register for free can be found at; choose from the following workshop titles:

  • Exploring the Landscape of Advanced Functional Verification Methodology
  • Methodology Guidelines for SystemC Transaction-Level Modeling
  • Building Re-usable Verification Components in the Language of Your Choice within a Plan-to-Closure Flow
  • Fast Track to SystemVerilog Testbench Productivity with VMM

About Doulos

Doulos develops and delivers best-in-class training solutions for SoC, FPGA and ASIC design and verification. Its unparalleled in-house expertise supports design and verification training worldwide in methodologies based on SystemC™, SystemVerilog, e , PSL, Verilog®, VHDL, Perl and Tcl/Tk. Established in 1990 and fully independent, Doulos has contributed to the success of more than 600 companies across 30 countries.

Doulos know-how is delivered through regularly scheduled classes in major locations across the US and Europe, and through in-house team-based classes at customer locations worldwide. Full details of the Doulos portfolio and 2006 schedule are available at
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