Munich, Germany, Oct 31, 2011: Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, has announced the Call for Papers for its seventh annual user conference, CDNLive! EMEA, to be held in Munich, Germany, May 14-16, 2012.

All Cadence® technology users including IC and PCB designers, layout architects, verification and CAD engineers and project managers are invited to submit their abstracts. The submission deadline is December 14, 2011. According to this year’s theme Connect.Share.Inspire. participants have the opportunity to share their experience and expertise with the European semiconductor design community.

Customers can choose from a wide variety of topics to submit papers addressing all aspects of design and IP creation, integration, and verification, showcasing how Cadence technologies and techniques help to realize silicon, SoCs, and system level design efficiently and profitably.

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In 2011 over 600 delegates from more than 150 companies and universities attended the event and more than 80 papers were submitted. To view keynotes and product announcements, as well as personal users’ impressions of last year’s event, visit the CDNLive! EMEA Multimedia Channel.

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