SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - March 7, 2011) - The 12th annual International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED) announced today that its March 14-16 event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Santa Clara, CA, USA, is collocated with two events focused on quality design and education, respectively -- Sematech's Design for Reliability Workshop and the first International Electronic Design Education Conference (IEDEC), which addresses quality education for electronic design stakeholders. The ISQED program has been updated and now includes seven keynote speeches, poster sessions, nine tutorials, over 100 technical presentations as well as exhibits.

ISQED exhibits and Keynote Speeches are free and open to all. To register, please visit

About International Electronic Design Education Conference (IEDEC)
IEDEC is the first event committed to further education in electronic design with the goal of improving the quality of electronic designers worldwide. It is for educators, mentors, engineers, managers, engineering students, as well as the industry at large. The conference offers a forum for sharing ideas; learning about developments in electronic design education; and interacting with professionals, experts, and colleagues in the field.

About Sematech's Workshop
The Design for Reliability Workshop titled Stress Management for 3D ICs Using Through Silicon Vias (TSVs) is set for March 17, 2011. The full-day workshop, organized to address stress management for 3D, will focus on the implications of mechanical stress in 3D technologies on product reliability.

More about ISQED
ISQED exhibit day is Tuesday, March 15 from 10:00AM to 7:00PM. Keynote speeches are on Tuesday, March 15, and Wednesday, March 16, from 8:30AM to 10:30AM. Multiple interactive tutorials are available for those who desire in-depth and focused insight into the various aspects of electronic design. The complete program is at

Recipients of the event's IQ Award, ISQED Education Leadership Award, and Best Paper Awards will be announced during the luncheon ceremony, sponsored by Synopsys, on Tuesday, March 15th. The ISQED plenary session and lunch seminar on Wednesday, March 16th is sponsored by Mentor Graphics. ISQED plenary session on Tuesday, March 15th is sponsored by Cadence Design Systems.

ISQED is the pioneer and the leading conference dealing with electronic design and design automation for manufacturability and quality issues, front to back.

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