NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 25, 2010) -  Lucio Lanza, managing director of Lanza techVentures, will offer a talk titled, "Semiconductor and EDA Industry, A New Business Model," during a luncheon hosted by the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) at the International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD). 

Lanza's talk will be held Tuesday, November 9, at noon in the Donner/Siskiyou Ballroom at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, Calif. It is open to all full ICCAD conference and Tuesday conference-only registrants.

CEDA will sponsor a live webcast of the Keynote Session Monday, November 8, at 9 a.m. P.D.T. by James C. Bouwer, Ph.D., physicist and principal development engineer from University of California at San Diego. Dr. Bouwer will present "Multi-Scale Microscopy of the Nervous System: The Challenge of Imaging and Organizing Data Across Spatial Scales Spanning Twelve Orders of Magnitude." To participate, go to:

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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), 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 information, go to:

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