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Adaptive Computing
Innovation Accelerated

November 9, 2021 – December 16, 2021

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Xilinx Adapt EMEA Overview

The Xilinx Adapt EMEA virtual technology conference features a series of more than 50 presentations, forums, product trainings, and labs designed to help you unlock the value of adaptive computing for your applications.

This free six-week programme, held every Tuesday and Thursday, begins November 9 with content targeting both software and hardware developers alike. We'll focus on end-market segments, with dedicated sessions covering automotive, broadcasting and pro A/V, consumer electronics, data center, industrial, medical, and wired and wireless businesses.

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Be the first to learn about Xilinx’s newest products and see how customers are using Xilinx technology to solve their most vexing challenges and achieving unprecedented results.

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Accelerate Your Projects

Get hands-on instruction through a variety of workshops that will introduce you to our Vitis™ AI and Vivado® design flows and libraries, help you explore design automation and abstraction techniques to enhance productivity, and show you how to launch an AI-based video analytics application with our new Kria™ system-on-module.

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Ask The Experts

Tap into our expert panel discussions where you’ll learn hardware tips and tricks from those on the front lines and get answers to your technical questions about our latest tools.

Schedule and Agenda

* All Times are in Central European Time (CET)

Software & AI : November 9 and 11

On the first day of the event, explore sessions from Xilinx and industry experts to learn how ML algorithms within Vivado® ML are helping to improve both compile time and quality of results. See the Vitis™ HLS tool in action and walk through an updated design flow using Vivado to target Versal® devices.

On day two, learn how to deploy your AI models on the Versal VCK5000 development card, see an introduction to AIE-enabled acceleration libraries, and discover how to partition a Versal ACAP design onto various available engines within the architecture for optimum performance per watt.

Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 09:55 Snehal Ullagaddi
Product Marketing Manager, Xilinx
Introduction to Vivado ML 
09:55 -10:20 Brian Lay
Vivado Product Marketing Manager, Xilinx
Hardware Development Flow on Versal 
10:20 - 10:45 John Blaine
Product Marketing Manager, Xilinx
Intelligent Design Runs: ML-Based Timing Closure Assistant
10:45 - 11:15 David Dye
Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer, Xilinx
Team-Based Collaborative Features in IP Integrator
11:15 -  11:25   Live Questions and Answers 
Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 10:05 George Wang
Sr. Product Marketing Manager – AI & SW, Xilinx
What’s New in Vitis and Vitis AI?
10:05 -10:50 Chris Arndt
Product Marketing Manager, AI Engine Tools, Xilinx
Introduction to AI Libraries
10:50 - 11:20 Ricky Su
Technical Marketing Engineer, Xilinx
Versal Vitis Platform Methodology
11:20 - 11:50 Fan Zhang
Sr. SWM Tech Markting AI Specialist, Xilinx
VCK5000 Development Card and Solutions
11:50 -  12:00   Live Questions and Answers 

Industrial, Vision, Healthcare & Sciences: November 16 and 18

Learn how Xilinx is powering the latest trends in industrial IoT, smart vision, and healthcare. Listen to Xilinx and industry experts share the work they are doing from edge to cloud and from the factory to the hospital to the everyday world. If you’re curious about Kria™ SOMs, there are some can’t-miss sessions expanding the scope of the K26 SOM from vision AI into robotics and healthcare applications.

Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 10:00 Quenton Hall
AI System Architect, Xilinx
Kria SOM: Accelerated Vision and AI Applications for the Software-Centric Developer
10:05 -10:30 Víctor Mayoral-Vilches
System Architect, Robotics, Xilinx
Bringing Adaptive Computing to Robotics
10:30 - 11:00 Michael Zapke
Marketing Lead Industrial, Xilinx
Stephen F Bush
Sr.  Scientist, GE Research
TSN: Gateway to 5G in Factories 
11:00 - 11:05 Michael Zapke
Marketing Lead Industrial, Xilinx
Summary and Wrap up 
11:05 -  11:15   Live Questions and Answers 
Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 10:07 Giulio Corradi
Principal Architect, Healthcare & Sciences, Xilinx
Subh Bhattacharya
Lead, Medical Devices, ISM, Xilinx
Game-Changing Ultrasound: High-Quality, Speed, and Accuracy Using Versal AI Engines and Vitis
10:07 -10:27 KV Thanjavur Bhaaskar
Sr. IIoT & AI Solutions Architect, Xilinx
Accelerated Edge and Cloud Applications with AWS and Azure 
10:27 - 10:37 Michael Zapke
Marketing Lead Industrial, Xilinx
Summary and Wrap up 
10:37 - 10:45   Live Questions and Answers 

Wired & Wireless Communications: November 23 and 25

Check out the sessions from Xilinx and industry experts about the latest developments in 5G O-RAN technology, plus how to integrate Versal ACAPs into your next wired or wireless communications projects.

Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 10:10 Liam Madden
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Wired and Wireless Group, Xilinx
Exploring High-Performance 5G Wireless and Infrastructure Solutions
10:10 -10:45 Dan Mansur 
Vice President, Wired& Wireless Group, Xilinx
Harpinder Matharu 
Sr.  Director Technical Marketing, Xilinx 
Dimitris Mavrakis
Sr. Research Director, ABI Research
Fireside Chat on Wireless (5G & O-RAN) Market
10:45 - 11:15 Anthony Collins
Director of Product Management RF and Radio IP, Xilinx
Optimized High-Performance RF Solutions for RFSoC DFE 
11:15 - 11:50  John Baker
Sr. VP Business Development, Mavenir
O-RAN O-DU to mMIMO System Integration
11:50 -  12:00   Live Questions and Answers 
Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 10:05 Faisal Dada
Wired Solutions Architect. Xilinx
Mike Wissolik
Director of Product Marketing, Xilinx 
Simon Stanley
Xilinx Analyst at Large,  Heavy Reading
Fireside Chat on Wired Market 

10:05 - 10:50 
Faisal Dada
Wired Solutions Architect. Xilinx
Gilles Garcia, Sr. Director Business Lead Wired and Wireles, Xilinx
Multi-Terabit SmartPHY for Next-Generation Transport Applications 
10:50 - 11:25 Awanish Verma
Principal Architect and Director Technical, Xilinx
Scalable, High-Performance Network Security with Versal Premium High-Speed Crypto (HSC) 
11:25 -  11:35   Live Questions and Answers 

Automotive: November 30 and December 2

Check out the sessions about the latest innovations in automotive technology and what’s to come. You can hear from Xilinx and industry experts discussing a wide range of topics. Presentations include a session on the future of forward cameras and a presentation from Xylon on how Xilinx Zynq®  UltraScale+™ MPSoC and Versal ACAP are powering its development platforms.

Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 10:05 Dr. Zhenghua Yu
CEO, Motovis
The Future of Forward Cameras
10:05 -10:35 Andy Luo
Director of Product Marketing, AI and Developer, Xilinx
AI Inference with Deep-Learning Processor Unit (DPU) in Automotive 
10:35 - 11:05 Mahmoud Saadat
Co-founder and CEO,  Zadar Labs
Radar’s Next Generation: Ultra-High-Performance Sensing
11:05 - 11:15 Willard Tu
Sr. Director, Automotive, Xilinx 
Jim Kane
VP Engineering – Automotive, Baraja
Mark Fitzgerald
Director, Autonomous Vehicle Service Strategy Analytics
Lidar Adoption in ADAS and Autonomous Driving
11:15 - 12:30   Live Questions and Answers
Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 10:10 Paul Zoratti
Director of Automotive Solutions, Xilinx
Xilinx Architectural Concepts for Domain Controllers 
10:10 - 11:15 Manuel Uhm
Director of Silicon Marketing, Xilinx
DAPD (Data Aggregation, Pre-processing and Distribution) &  Sensor Fusion and Compute Acceleration with Versal AI Edge
11:15 - 11:45 Davor Kovačec
CEO, Xylon
A Complete Heterogeneous Sensor Fusion and Validation Design Framework for Next-Gen Automotive
11:45 - 12:15 Paul Zoratti
Director of Automotive Solutions, Xilinx
Paul S. Levy
Sr. Staff Functional Safety Systems Engineer, Xilinx
What’s a Domain Controller Without Functional Safety? 
12:15 - 12:30   Live Questions and Answers 

Data Center: December 7 and 9

Over the two days we will discuss a wide array of topics detailing the advantages of adaptive compute acceleration for HPC, AI, and machine learning.

Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 10:10 Nathan Chang
Senior Product Manager, Xilinx
The Xilinx Adaptive Computing Platform for High-Performance Computing
10:10 -10:50 Kumar Deepak
Distinguished Engineer, Xilinx
Trends in HPC Clustering
10:50 - 11:20 Dan Eaton
Director of Business Development, Tigergraph
Kumar Deepak
Distinguished Engineer, Xilinx
Accelerated Customer360 Toolkit and Financial Crimes Toolkit
11:20 - 11:50  Grant Hampson
Research Engineer, CSIRO
Massive in-Network Processing for the The World’s Largest Radio Telescope
11:50 - 12:00   Live Questions and Answers 
Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 10:25 Pradeep Nallimelli Networking and Security Datacenter Systems Architect, Xilinx Boosting Network Acceleration in Cloud and Enterprise Data Centers with Turnkey SmartNIC Solutions
10:40 - 11:10 Aaron Behman
Director of Data Center Marketing, Xilinx
Build and Scale Your Live Video Streaming Service with the Alveo U30 and Video Streaming SDK
11:10 - 11:45 Moshe Tanach
CEO, Neureality
Breaking the Bonds of CPU-Centric AI Inferencing with NeuReality 
11:45 - 11:55   Live Question and Answer 

Pro A/V, Broadcast and Consumer : December 14 and 16

Learn about the latest trends in Pro A/V, Broadcast, and Consumer and how Xilinx platforms can get you faster to market with plenty of room to innovate and differentiate.  You can watch sessions from Xilinx and industry experts on how the demand for more immersive capture and display is driving new standards for connectivity, the need for higher performance video processing, and how low-latency compression is enabling live streaming over IP networks with fantastic video quality. We also take you through the world of cost-optimized Consumer applications and unrivalled multi-channel video processing performance in Broadcast & AV.

Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 10:35 Alex Luccisano
Sr. Video Systems Architect - Pro A/V, Broadcast & Consumer, Xilinx
Andy Rayner
Chief Technologist, Nevion
Jean Lapierre
Sr. Director, Advanced Technologies, Matrox
Peter Schut
SVP Media Infrastructure, EVS Broadcast Equipment
Panel - State of the AV & Broadcast Industries 
10:35-11:00 Ramesh Iyer
Sr. Director - Pro A/V, Broadcast & Consumer, Xilinx
Xilinx Is Too Expensive for Consumer? Think Again! 
11:00 - 11:25 Robert Green
Sr. Manager - Pro A/V Broadcast & Consumer, Xilinx
Ingredients for Multimedia Pipelines
11:20 - 11:50  Gordon Lau
Video Systems Architect - Pro A/V, Broadcast & Consumer, Xilinx
Richard (Jason) Moss
AV Systems Architect, Xilinx
ML in AV: Improving Efficiency and Monetizing Content 
Time Speaker Description
09:30 - 09:35   Welcome and Introduction 
09:35 - 10:15 Jean-Baptiste Lorent
Director, Marketing & Sales, intoPIX
Peter Schut
SVP Media Infrastructure, EVS Broadcast Equipment 
Jean-Marie Cloquet
CTO, Silex Insight
Robert Green
Sr. Manager - Pro AV, Broadcast & Consumer, Xilinx

Panel -  State of the AV & Broadcast Industries 

Panel - Mezzanine Codecs – Lightweight Compression in the Spotlight 

10:15 -10:45 Richard (Jason) Moss
AV Systems Architect,  Xilinx
Listen Up! Switching to Xilinx Platforms in Audio Applications
10:45 - 11:20 Gordon Lau
Video Systems Architect - Pro AV, Broadcast & Consumer, Xilinx
Streaming Problems Solved by the Xilinx Video Codec Unit 
11:20 - 11:50  Gordon Lau
Video Systems Architect - Pro AV, Broadcast & Consumer, Xilinx
Using Versal ACAPs in Broadcast Applications 

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