AGENDA (Boston)

The RISC-V ISA has spawned a worldwide revolution in the semiconductor ecosystem by democratizing access to custom silicon with robust design platforms and custom accelerators. SiFive is fueling the momentum with myriad hardware and software tools for new and innovative RISC-V based solutions for IoT, AI, networking and storage applications. Attendance is free and includes lunch and plenty of time to meet and network with the speakers.

Please join us for the SiFive RISC-V Symposium in Boston on February 28th, starting at 08:00 a.m., at the Boston Marriott Burlington, One Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803.

08:00 - 08:50


08:50 - 09:00

Welcome and Introduction, by Swamy Irrinki, Sr. Director of Marketing, SiFive

09:00 - 09:30

RISC-V History and State of the Union, by Rishiyur Nikhil, ISA Formal Spec Task Group Chair, RISC-V Foundation  

09:30 - 09:50

Ecosystem Partner Presentation

09:50 - 10:10

Ecosystem Partner Presentation

10:10 - 10:40

Keynote: Leading Semiconductor Design Revolution, by Krste Asanovic, Chairman of RISC-V Foundation

10:40 - 11:00


11:00 - 11:20

RISC-V Custom SoC Solution for SSD Controller, by Nagendra Shivakumar, Sr. Technical Solutions Manager, SiFive

11:20 - 11:40

Freedom Revolution Customizable RISC-V AI SoC Platform, by Krste Asanovic, Co-Founder and Chief Architect, SiFive

11:40 - 12:00

Research with RISC-V at MIT CSAIL: Modular Design for Performance, Security and Formal Verification, by Adam Chlipala, Associate Professor of Computer Science, MIT

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch and Demos

13:00 - 13:20

RISC-V Core IP for Target Vertical Markets, by Aniket Saha, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, SiFive

13:20 - 13:40

Formal Verification: Core Designer, by Murali Vijayaraghavan, Verification Manager, SiFive

13:40 - 14:00

SoC IP for Target Vertical Markets, by Mohit Gupta, VP SoC IP, SiFive

14:00 - 14:30

Keynote: RISC-V Verification and Design Using Bluespec's High-Level Tools, by Rishiyur Nikhil, CTO, Bluespec

14:30 - 14:50


14:50 - 15:10

Ecosystem Partner Presentation

15:10 - 15:40

Tutorial: SiFive Core Designer, by Aniket Saha, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, SiFive

15:40 - 15:50

Video: Design Your Own CPU!!

15:50 - 16:00

Closing Remarks, by Gerry Benson, VP of Sales, SiFive

16:00 - 17:00