SAN JOSE, CA and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 21, 2010) - The Phil Kaufman Award Dinner honoring Pasquale (Pat) O. Pistilli, electronic design automation (EDA) industry pioneer and chairman of MP Associates, will be held Tuesday, October 12, at the San Jose Marriott Hotel in San Jose, Calif.

The award is presented yearly by the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDAC) and the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA). 

To register to attend the dinner, visit: www.edac.org/events10/kaufman/index.jsp.

About the EDA Consortium
The EDA Consortium is the international association of companies that provide design tools and services that enable engineers to create the world's electronic products used for communications, computer, space technology, medical, automotive, industrial equipment, and consumer electronics markets, among others. For more information about the EDA Consortium, visit www.edac.org.

About the IEEE Council on EDA
The IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) provides a focal point for EDA activities spread across six IEEE societies (Antennas and Propagation; Circuits and Systems; Computer; Electron Devices; Microwave Theory and Techniques; and Solid State Circuits). It sponsors more than 12 conferences, including the Design Automation Conference (DAC), the International Conference in CAD (ICCAD) and Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE). CEDA publishes IEEE Transactions on CAD and the IEEE Embedded Systems Letters. CEDA is increasingly involved in recognizing its leaders via the A. Richard Newton Award, Early Career Award and Phil Kaufmann Award. CEDA welcomes volunteers and local chapters. For more details, visit: www.c-eda.org.

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For more information, contact:
Nanette Collins
Public Relations for the IEEE Council on EDA
(617) 437-1822