58th Design Automation Conference

DAC 2021

58th Design Automation Conference


The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is recognized as the premier conference for design and automation of electronic systems.  DAC offers outstanding training, education, exhibits and superb networking opportunities for designers, researchers, tool developers and vendors.

Members are from a diverse worldwide community of more than 1,000 organizations that attend each year, represented by system designers and architects, logic and circuit designers, validation engineers, CAD managers, senior managers and executives, and researchers and academicians from leading universities.

Close to 300 technical presentations and sessions are selected by a committee of electronic design experts offer information on recent developments and trends, management practices and new products, methodologies and technologies.

A highlight of DAC is its exhibition and suite area with approximately 200 of the leading and emerging companies in:

  • Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning (AI/ ML)
  • Automotive
  • Design Services
  • Design on Cloud
  • Electronic Design Automation (EDA)
  • Embedded Systems and Software (ESS)
  • Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Security/Privacy
Important Deadlines 

Research Paper Abstract Submission Deadline: November 16, 2020 5:00 PM (PST), (-8:00 GMT)
Research Paper Manuscript Submission Deadline: November 23, 2020 5:00 PM (PST), (-8:00 GMT) 

For Research details, click here

Invited Session Proposals Deadline: November 22, 2020 5:00 PM (PST), (-8:00 GMT) 

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Designer Track  Submission Deadline: January 20, 2021, 5:00 PM (PST), (-8:00 GMT) 

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Embedded Track, and IP Track Presentation Submission Deadline: January 20, 2021, 5:00 PM (PST), (-8:00 GMT)

For  Embedded Systems Track details, click here

For IP Track details, click here

Late Breaking Results (LBR) Submission Deadline: March 5, 2021, 5:00 PM (PST), (-8:00 GMT) 

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Date & Time

Sun, December 5, 2021 –
Thu, December 9, 2021

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Moscone West

San Francisco, CA, USA

San Francisco, CA, USA