April 18–19, 2018 Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston, MA

ESC Boston 2018 Schedule Viewer

Use the scheduling tool below to browse all the available sessions, speakers and topics at this year's event. Find the content and sessions to fit all of your educational needs and ensure you get the most out of your time at the show.

Wednesday | 8:00 am

Accelerating Neural Networks for Autonomous Driving Systems via FPGAs

Speakers: Glenn Steiner (Xilinx), Michaela Blott (Xilinx), Andreas Schuler (Missing Link Electronics)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Advanced Technologies, Embedded Software Design & Verification

An Introduction to RTOS

Speaker: Jean Labrosse (Silicon Labs)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Embedded Software Design & Verification

Talk to Your IoT Application: Android App Programming Hands-on

Speaker: Charles Lord (Blue Ridge Advanced Design)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Wednesday | 9:00 am

Transitioning Embedded Software from C to C++

Speaker: Jacob Beningo (Beningo Embedded Group)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Software Design & Verification, Advanced Technologies

Wednesday | 10:00 am

Arm v8-M Trustzone Primer

Speaker: Bob Boys (ARM)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Software Design & Verification

Electromagnetic Fields for Normal Folks: Show Me the Pictures & Hold the Equations, Please!

Speaker: Daniel Beeker (NXP Semiconductor)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Hardware Design & Verification, Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Wednesday | 10:15 am

FPGA Development: What Works & What Makes You Work Weekends

Speaker: Charles Fulks (Intuitive Research and Technology)

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Hardware Design & Verification

Wednesday | 11:15 am

Mars Ate My Spacecraft

Speaker: Jack Ganssle (TGG)

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Embedded Software Design & Verification

Wednesday | 12:00 pm

How to Become an Innovator

Speaker: George Bennett (Optimal Motion Inc.)

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Advanced Technologies

Wednesday | 2:00 pm

ARM Trace: Kills Bugs Fast!

Speaker: Shawn Prestridge (IAR Systems Inc.)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Software Design & Verification, Embedded Hardware Design & Verification

How to Design Mission Critical FPGA Systems

Speaker: Adam Taylor (Adiuvo Engineering Training ltd)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Hardware Design & Verification, Advanced Technologies

Joining the Internet of Things with Legacy Sensor Systems

Speaker: Daren Child (Microsoft)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Keep Developers Happy & Lawyers Calm

Speaker: Rod Cope (Rogue Wave Software)

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Advanced Technologies, Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Wednesday | 3:00 pm

Keeping Sensitive Information Secure - Always Secure

Speaker: Paul Schneck (Schneck Consulting)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Really Real-Time Systems

Speaker: Jack Ganssle (TGG)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Embedded Software Design & Verification

Wednesday | 4:00 pm

Linux-Powered Autonomous Arctic Buoys

Speaker: Satish Chetty (Hera Systems)

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Software Design & Verification

Write Safe AND Secure Application Code With MISRA C:2012

Speaker: Chris Tapp (LDRA)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Software Design & Verification, Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Thursday | 8:00 am

Marketing Malarkey & the Truth About Ultra-Low Power Design

Speaker: Jack Ganssle (TGG)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Hardware Design & Verification

Understanding Shared Memory in C/C++

Speaker: Greg Davis (Green Hills Software)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Software Design & Verification, Advanced Technologies

What You Don't Know About Firmware Might Get You 0wn3d

Speaker: Brian Richardson (Intel Corporation)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Software Design & Verification, Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Thursday | 9:00 am

Jump Starting Code Development to Minimize Software Bugs

Speaker: Jacob Beningo (Beningo Embedded Group)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Software Design & Verification

Mr. X : A Journey in Embedded Systems Design for Space Science

Speaker: Eli Hughes (TZero Labs)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Embedded Hardware Design & Verification, Embedded Software Design & Verification

Thursday | 10:00 am

The IoT Botnet Wars, Linux Devices & the Absence of Basic Security Hardening

Speaker: Drew Moseley (Mender.io)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded Software Design & Verification

Thursday | 10:15 am

Challenges of an Autonomous Robot in a Corrosive Environment

Speaker: Mark Turner (Sahaiku)

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Advanced Technologies, Embedded Hardware Design & Verification

Thursday | 11:00 am

Connecting & Securing the IIoT's Autonomous Systems

Speakers: Bob Leigh (RTI), Dan Gandhi (NextDroid)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Advanced Technologies, Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Design & Validation of Low Power Wireless Sensor Networks

Speaker: Pat Weston (Better Embedded Engineering, LLC)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Thursday | 11:15 am

Breathing New Life into Legacy Medical Embedded Systems

Speakers: Alessandro Agnello (Abiomed Inc.), George Walk (Abiomed Inc.)

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Thursday | 12:00 pm

How to Start & Grow a Start-Up Panel and Networking Session

Moderator: Suzanne Deffree (Design News (UBM))

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Thursday | 1:00 pm

The Impact of IoT on Engineering Jobs

Speaker: Cees Links (Qorvo)

Pass type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Keynotes (Free)

Thursday | 2:00 pm

Securing IoT: Deep Trust from Device to Cloud

Speaker: Steve Singer (Rambus)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Six Degrees of IoT: Lateral Attacks Between Networked Devices

Speaker: M Carlton (Senrio)

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Using TCL Scripts to Accelerate FPGA Development

Speaker: Charles Fulks (Intuitive Research and Technology)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Hardware Design & Verification

Verifying & Debugging Real-Time Systems Using Deep Insight Analysis

Speaker: Jacob Beningo (Beningo Embedded Group)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Software Design & Verification, Advanced Technologies

Thursday | 3:00 pm

ARM Cortex-M & RTOSs Are Meant for Each Other

Speaker: Jean Labrosse (Silicon Labs)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Conference Track: Embedded Software Design & Verification

Collaborative Robots & Cell Design

Speaker: Dennis Fraze (Key Industries)

Pass type: Conference (Paid)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Advanced Technologies

Synchronous to Asynchronous Digital Design Flow to Halve Processing Power

Speaker: William Ellersick (Analog Circuit Works)

Location: ESC Engineering Theater

Pass type: Conference (Paid), Expo (Free)

Free Content & Activities: N/A

Conference Track: Embedded Hardware Design & Verification, Advanced Technologies