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2023 Program Grid

Registration will open daily 30 minutes before the 1st session.

 Forum 4Forum 5Forum 6Forum 7Großer Saal
8:30 - 8:45 AMOpening Session
8:45 - 9:45 AMKeynote Speaker: Philippe Notton
Energy-efficient High Performance Compute, at the heart of Europe
9:45 - 10:00 AMAttendee Break
(Großer Saal)

Exhibit Floor Open

10:00 - 11:30 AM


IP-XACT Tutorial


Accellera Functional Safety Working Group Update and Next Steps


Scalable agile processor verification using SystemC UVM friends


SysML v2: An overview with demonstration

11:30 - 11:45 AMAttendee Break
(Großer Saal)
11:45 - 1:15 PM


AI-Driven Debug and Verification Management


Shift your HDL design left and keep your eyes on team code metrics in FPGA & ASIC design and verification


Model-Based Approach for Developing Optimal HW/SW Architectures for AI systems


New Methods in Core and SoC Verification based on RISC-V

1:15 - 2:15 PMLunch
(Großer Saal)
2:15 - 3:45 PM


IP-XACT Industrial Practices


Migrating from UVM to UVM-MS


Making the impossible possible: CDC and RDC closure with abstracts from different tools


Open-Source Virtual Platforms for Industry and Research 

3:45 - 4:00 PMAttendee Break
(Großer Saal)
4:00 - 5:30 PM


How to leverage the power of MATLAB from Functional Verification Test Benches


The Expanding role of Static Signoff in Verification Coverage
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Exploring New Frontiers of High-Performance Verification with UVM-AMS


Double Software Verification Shift-left by combining Model-Based Design and Virtual ECUs’

5:30 - 7:00 PMReception
(Großer Saal)
7:30 - 10:30 PMAnniversary Dinner
sponsored by 
 Forum 4Forum 5Forum 6Forum 7Forum 8 Großer Saal
8:00 - 8:15 AMOpening Session
8:15 - 9:15 AMKeynote Speaker: Michaela Blott
Pervasive and Sustainable AI with Adaptive Computing
9:15 - 10:15 AMPanel: "All AI All the Time” Poses New Challenges for Traditional Verification
10:15 - 10:30 AMAttendee Break
(Großer Saal)

Exhibit Floor Open

10:30 - 12:00 PM


A Hybrid Approach For Interrupts Verification

Verification of an AXI cache controller using multi-thread approach based on OOP design patterns

[Short] Hybrid Emulation for faster Android Home screen bring up and Software Development

[Short] A perfect blend of verification techniques, platforms, and AI-empowered debugging in Ethernet Subsystem Verification


SV VQC UDN for Modeling Switch-Capacitor-based Circuits

Self-Triggering Mechanism for Modeling a Low-Dropout Regulator with Load Capacitor

**[Short] On the Performance Differences of SystemC and SystemC AMS: A Guideline for Real Number Modeling and Beyond

**[Short] A tool for Investigating Cyber-Physical Systems via SystemC AMS Virtual Prototypes Derived from SysML Models


[Short] A Model-Based Reusable Framework to Parallelize Hardware and Software Development

Fuzzing Firmware running on Intel® Simics® Virtual Platforms

[Short] 400G IPU Case Study: Demonstrating Shift-left of Soft Logic RTL Development on Real World Design using Intel Agilex FPGA SystemC Model

**Co-Design of Automotive Boardnet Topology and Architecture


Verilator + UVM-SystemC: a match made in heaven

Closed-Loop Model-First SoC Development With the Intel Simics Simulator

** [Short] A Compositional Simulation Framework for Testing Adversarial Robustness of Deep Neural Networks

** [Short] Large-scale Gatelevel Optimization Leveraging Property Checking


[Short] An Improved Methodology for Debugging UPF Issues at SoC level Power Aware Simulations

Unified Architecture of L1 and L2 Cache with Low Power Extensions for Multi-Core UVM-based Library Package

Virtual testing of overtemperature protection algorithms in automotive smart fuses

[Short] Efficient Verification of a RADAR SoC Using Formal and Simulation-Based Methods

12:00 - 1:00 PMLunch 
(Großer Saal)
1:00 - 2:30 PM


A scalable VIP component to increase robstuness of co-verification within an ASIC

A Novel Framework to Accelerate System Validation on Emulation

[Short] Low-Power Validation Framework for Standard Cell Library including Front-End and Back-End implementation

[Short] Initialization Techniques for D-Flip-Flop Based Scan Chain with Scan Flush Architecture in Gate-Level Simulation


System-Level Simulation of a SPAD-Based Time-of-Flight Sensor in SystemVerilog

**Clock Tree Design Considerations in The Presence of Asymmetric Transistor Aging

**Variation-Aware Performance Verification of Analog Mixed-Signal Systems


[Short] Fault-injection-Enhanced Virtual Prototypes Enable Early SW Development for Automotive Applications

HW-SW-Coverification as part of CI/CD

Integration Verification of Safety Components in Automotive Chip Modules

[Short] Virtual ECUs with QEMU and SystemC TLM-2.0


Accelerating Complex System Simulation using Parallel SystemC and FPGAs

** [Short] 
Design Verification of the Quantum Control Stack

Control Flow Analysis for Bottom-up Portable Models Creation

** [Short] MetaPSS: An Automation Framework for Generation of Portable Stimulus Model


Accelerate Functional Coverage Closure Using Machine-Learning-Based Test Selection

A UVM Test-bench Skeleton Leveraging the Event Pool and Sequence Layering

Towards a Hybrid Verification Environment for Signal Processing SoCs

2:30 - 2:45 PMAttendee Break
(Großer Saal)
2:45 - 3:45 PM


The Three Body Problem

Break the SoC with UVM Dynamically Generated Program Code


Bridging the gap between system-level and chip-level performance optimization

**MapGL: Interactive Application Mapping and Profiling on a Grid of Processing Cells


Reverse Hypervisor - Faster SoC Simulation, an approach to Arm on Arm on Arm

Efficient Debugging on Virtual Prototype using Reverse Engineering Method


Verification Methodology for Efficient PVT(Process, Voltage and Temperature)Variation Analysis & Characterisation for Thermal and Power Aggressor IPs in a 3D SOC.

Smart TSV (Thru Silicon Via) Repair Automation in 3DIC designs


Plug and Play Verification: Leveraging Block-Level Components for Seamless Top-Level Integration

The Road to Robustness: Addressing LPDDR5X PHY Verification Challenges with DFE

3:45 - 4:00 PMAttendee Break
(Großer Saal)
4:00 - 5:00 PM


Planning for RISC-V Success: Verification Planning and Functional Coverage lead to quality RISC-V processor IP

A Novel Approach to Standardise Verification Configurations using YAML


**Evaluation of the RISC-V Floating Point Extensions

**DSA Monitoring Framework for HW/SW Partitioning of Application Kernels leveraging VPs


Grid-based Mapping and Analysis of a GoogLeNet CNN using MapGL Editor

VPSim : Virtual Prototyping Simulator with best accuracy & execution time trade-off for High Performance Computing systems evaluation and benchmarking


Testbench Linting – open-source way

Effective Design Verification – Constrained Random with Python and Cocotb


An Elegant scoreboard eco-system deploying UVM Callbacks, Parameterization for Multimedia designs from Imaging perspective

Pragmatic Formal Verification Methodology for Clock Domain Crossing (CDC)

5:00 - 6:00 PMPanel: The Great Verification Chiplet Challenge
6:00 - 6:30 PMClosing Session & Best Paper Award (Ballsaal) 

** These are papers from the research track
Author presentations are 30 minutes in length unless listed as "[Short]" which will be a 15 minute presentation.

SystemC Evolution Day 2023

Workshop on the Evolution of SystemC Standards: 16 November 2023

The eight SystemC Evolution Day is a full-day, technical workshop on the evolution of SystemC standards to advance the SystemC ecosystem. In several in-depth sessions, selected current and future standardization topics around SystemC will be discussed in order to accelerate their progress for inclusion in Accellera/IEEE standards.

SystemC Evolution Day is intended as a lean, user-centric, hands-on forum bringing together experts from the SystemC user community and the Accellera Working Groups to advance SystemC standards.

Event information

Date: 16 November 2023 (day after DVCon Europe 2023)
Time: 09:30 - 17:15 CET
Location: Holiday Inn Munich City Centre, Hochstrasse 3, 81669 Munich, Germany


  • Early bird registration fee (till 1 October): €35.
  • Registration fee after 1 October: €50.

Register here.

Organization Team:

  • Martin Barnasconi, NXP
  • Jerome Cornet, STMicroelectronics
  • Mark Burton, Qualcomm
  • Peter de Jager, Intel

Theme this year

The main theme this year is The future of SystemC: With the release of the updated SystemC standard IEEE 1666-2023 in September, the community will reflect on the future of SystemC and discuss the possible and essential steps in the SystemC standardization journey.


Note: This is a face-to-face event, so no online presentations / participation possible

Time (CET)  TitlePresenter(s), Organization
09:30 - 10:00Welcome & Introduction – Theme: Evolution and EcosystemMark Burton, SystemC Evolution Day Chair
10:00 - 11:00SystemC Language Working Group and IEEE 1666-2023 UpdateLaurent Maillet-Contoz, SystemC LWG Chair
11:00 – 11:30Accellera SystemC Working Groups updateMartin Barnasconi, Accellera Technical Committee Chair
11:30 – 12:00New Federated Simulation Standard Proposed Working GroupMark Burton, FSS PWG Vice-chair
12:00 - 12:30Trace features in SystemCLukas Jünger, MachineWare GmbH
Eyck Jentzsch, MINRES Technologies
12:30 - 14:00Lunch 
14:00 - 14:30RISC-V VP++: Unlocking the vast Linux ecosystem for Open
Source RISC-V Virtual Prototypes:
From Fast Bootup, VNC, Vector Extension to 3D-Games
Daniel Große, JKU Linz, Austria
14:30 - 15:30The Future of SystemCDiscussion - All
15:30 - 17:00SystemC Configuration Control Inspection : Where do we go from here !Lukas Jünger, CCI WG Chair
17:00 - 17:15Wrap-up & closure 

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