Events on Field-Programmable Technology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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International Conference and Exhibition: December 16-18 (ends before lunch)

Technology Forum and Exhibition: December 18 (begins after lunch)

Technical Tutorials: December 19 (all day)


  • Latest advances in Field-Programmable Technology applications, devices and tools
  • Why?

Fast time-to-market, Fast / Large devices, Low-cost / Low-risk / Upgradable design

  • Who should attend?

Project Managers, Engineering Managers, Research Engineers, Product Development Specialists,

IC Designers, Software Engineers, System Architects, Firmware designers and Hardware Engineers      

  • FREE admission to Technology Forum and Exhibition, Technical Tutorials


1. Asia-Pacific Technology Forum and Exhibition

   2.30-5pm, December 18, 2002 (registration begins at 2pm)

   LT3, Esther Lee Building, CUHK (5 minutes walk from the KCR University Station)

   FREE, Seats limited - REGISTER on-line now at


  • Theme: Field-Programmable Technology in Industry: Opportunities and Experiences
  • Applications: embedded systems, video/image processing, compression/encryption
  • Short talks by university and industrial experts, followed by discussions     
  • Speakers include Professor Peter Y.K. Cheung, Imperial College, UK; Dr Oskar Mencer, Bell Laboratories, USA and Professor Philip Leong, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Speakers also include representatives from Altera, Celoxica, Quicksilver, Xilinx
  • Demonstrations and exhibition


2. Technical Tutorials on Field-Programmable Technology

   9.30am-6pm, December 19, 2002 (registration begins at 9am)

   LT2, Sino Building, CUHK (8 minutes walk from the KCR University Station)

   FREE, Seats limited - REGISTER on-line now at      


  • Introduce Field-Programmable Technology for leading-edge applications
  • Up-to-date technical design information and ideas from major companies
  • Presenters: from companies including Altera, Celoxica, Xilinx


3. The First IEEE International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (FPT)

   December 16-18, LT3, Esther Lee Building, CUHK (starts 8.30am, December 16)



  • Keynote speakers:
    • P.Y.S. Cheung, Policy Advisor, Innovation and Technology Commission, HK Govt.
    • E. Cleage, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Altera Corporation    
    • M.J. Flynn, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
    • P. Lysaght, Director, Xilinx Laboratories
    • T. Makimoto, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Corporation           
    • P. Master, Chief Technical Officer, Quicksilver Technology        
  • Received 85 submissions from authors in 24 countries;
    • Selected 32 regular papers and 40 poster papers for presentation
  • Sessions on:

                        Networking                               Instruction processors and systems

                        Signal and matrix processing      Technology mapping and layout tools

                        Debugging methods                   Run-time reconfiguration technology

                        High-level design tools               Reconfigurable circuits and memory architectures


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