Columbia, MD:

BLT Adaptive Computing Summit


April 25, 2023


8:00 am – 5:00 pm EST


BLT Headquarters
9881 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 400
Columbia, MD 21046

  • On or Before April 14: $199 per person (or 2 AMD Xilinx Training Credits)
  • After April 14: $299 per person (or 3 AMD Xilinx training Credits)

The ticket price includes: the cost of attending the event, hot breakfast, hot lunch, breaks, beverages, and the networking reception.


Self parking is available in front of the building. There is no cost.



Summit Agenda

8:00 - 9:00Registration & Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15Opening Remarks
9:15 - 10:00RFSoC Case Study: SAR on Orbit
  • Low-Voltage IO for defense grade parts and considerations when using DDR4
  • Reliable and Safe State Machines for LEO
  • Introduction to SAR and the benefits of a space-based approach
10:00 - 10:30An Introduction to Versal, presented by AMD
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 11:30Common DSP Function benchmarks (FIR, FFT and Matrix) – AIE vs. PL
11:30-12:00Managing FPGA & SoC Projects: The Methodologies Behind BLT's Secrets to Success
  • BLT's design methodologies for successful projects on the first try, every time
  • How to make the tools work efficiently and quickly on large designs
12:00 -1:00Lunch
1:00 - 1:30STAP Radar design – development flow and results
1:30 - 2:15Versal Channelizer Benchmark (AI vs PL)
  • A comparison of results when implementing in Programmable Logic vs AI Engines
  • Expectations on power consumption
  • Trade-study between each approach
2:15 - 2:30Break
2:30 - 3:00DEMO: Cross Triggering Is Your (Powerful) Friend
  • Tips and tricks for debugging SoCs and systems which contain software and programmable logic
  • Live Demonstration which shows engineers how to enable this capability for their designs
3:00-3:30System Mapping Tool – Deciding what goes in AIE and what goes in DSP58 (Versal)
3:30 - 4:00Engineering Roundtable: DFX and Debugging
  • Panel of Expert Engineers will provide valuable information and answer audience questions
  • DFX
  • Advanced Debugging Tips & Tricks for FPGA and SoC design
4:00Closing Remarks
4:00 - 5:00Networking Reception
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Columbia, MD

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Orlando, FL

May 4, 2023

Huntsville, AL

May 17, 2023

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