Press Release - February 23

DVCon U.S. 2021 is Next Week – Don’t Miss It!

Virtual platform provides incentives for networking through Discover DVCon

Gainesville, FL – February 24, 2021 – The 33rd annual Design and Verification Conference and Exhibition U.S. (DVCon U.S.), sponsored by Accellera Systems Initiative, begins next week on a virtual platform with a combination of recorded and live presentations and Q&A. The comprehensive technical program runs March 1-4, 2021.

Attendees can look forward to a wide variety of topics among the 42 papers, four tutorials, 14 posters, two panels, 18 short workshops and a keynote focused on computational logistics for system and software verification.

The interactive Expo will be open Tuesday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm PST, Wednesday from 2:00pm to 6:00pm PST and Thursday from 12:30pm to 1:30pm PST. During the Expo there will be networking opportunities to give attendees the ability to meet online with peers and experts in the design and verification community.

New this year - Discover DVCon

Due to the virtual nature of the platform, Discover DVCon has been added throughout the program. Discover DVCon is an incentive program designed to help attendees experience all aspects of the virtual conference while also being entered to win a variety of prizes. The virtual platform encourages networking among vendors, exhibitors, and colleagues and now attendees can earn points throughout the conference by participating in engagements. There will be engagement periods throughout the conference during the networking and exhibit hall hours. Attendees participating in sponsor or exhibitor networking, presentations or demonstrations will earn points toward prizes. For more information on engagements, please visit the website.

For the complete DVCon U.S. 2021 schedule, including the full list of tutorials, short workshops, panels, posters, the keynote, and virtual events, visit the program agenda.

Registration options

There are two registration options for DVCon U.S. 2021: All-access for $225 ($215 for Accellera members) for the entire four-day conference and a free registration option that includes access to the keynote, panels, a UVM Birds of a Feather and the virtual exhibits. Registration is required to access the platform.

About DVCon

DVCon is the premier conference for discussion of the functional design and verification of electronic systems. DVCon is sponsored by Accellera Systems Initiative, an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating design and verification standards required by systems, semiconductor, intellectual property (IP) and electronic design automation (EDA) companies. In response to global interest, in addition to DVCon U.S., Accellera also sponsors events in China, Europe and India. For more information about Accellera, please visit For more information about DVCon U.S., please visit Follow DVCon on Facebook, LinkedIn or @dvcon_us on Twitter or to comment, please use #dvcon_us.

For more information, please contact:

            Laura LeBlanc                                                             Barbara Benjamin

            Conference Catalysts, LLC                                       HighPointe Communications

            352-872-5544 Ext. 115                                              503-209-2323

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