Microsemi and Solid State Supplies – Free FPGAs Hands-On Workshop

Tuesday 30th October – 9:00 – 16:30

Microchip Technology Inc, IQ Winnersh, Wokingham

Solid State Supplies and Microchip are hosting a hands-on workshop featuring Microsemi’s latest low-power, cost-optimised, mid-range, PolarFire FPGAs; Introducing SOC FPGAs and incorporating an overview on the power aspects of design. In these workshops, we will cover the history of FPGAs, different technologies involved, provide an overview of the Microsemi product portfolio and provide a hands-on introduction to design and programming with FPGAs.

Agenda

09:00 Registration and welcome

Session 1
History of PLDs/PALS/GALS/ASICs
Discussion on FPGAs
Different technologies SRAM/FLASH/antifuse/hybrids

Coffee break

Session 2
Microsemi SoC FPGA overview and advantages
Polarfire Architecture
Applications
Igloo2 Smart Fusion 2 SoC FPGA capabilities

Lunch

Session 3
Power Solutions For FPGA

Coffee break

Session 4
Design Entry Hands On Workshop
Software tools
Hardware tools including development and starter kits, programming
Software installation
Licensing
Libero SoC
Design entry
Synthesis
Simulation
Programming

16:00 Roundup and close

Accommodation and further details

I want to attend. If you wish to attend our free seminar you must register through our website, we will send you an acknowledgement to confirm your registration and provide joining details.

What if I cannot come? If you have registered and subsequently cannot attend we ask that you let us know by sending an email to marketing@sssltd.com as soon as possible so that we can open the space to another registrant. If you haven’t registered because you can’t make it but would like to be kept informed of future seminars please email us with this request to marketing@sssltd.com.

Costs. While the seminar is free, attendees are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses.

Cancellation. In the very unlikely event that we have to postpone or cancel the seminar for whatever reason we will try to provide you with as much notice as possible. We take no liability for any travel, accommodation or any other losses incurred by you should we postpone or cancel the seminar.

Kit promotions. Limited to one kit per company, orders must be received no later than two weeks after the workshop. We will aim to dispatch your kit within two weeks of your order. The promotional price includes shipping but excludes VAT.

Accommodation. If you need somewhere to stay there are two hotels within walking distance from the venue :-

Holiday Inn, Reading M4 J10

Travelodge, Winnesh Triangle, Reading

Location

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