Huntsville, AL:

BLT Adaptive Computing Summit


May 17, 2023


8:00 am – 5:00 pm CDT


The Westin Huntsville
6800 Governors West NW
Huntsville, AL 35806

Ticket Cost:
  • $199 per person (or 2 AMD Xilinx Training Credits)
  • Use promo code BOGOBLT to get 2 seats for the price of 1.

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

Limited tickets available. This is an in-person event. Attendance is capped at 100 persons.


Self parking is available at no cost at the hotel.



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: Security and Debugging Topics
  • Panel of Experts will provide valuable information and answer audience questions
  • Security
  • Advanced Debugging Tips & Tricks for FPGA and SoC design
4:00Closing Remarks
4:00 - 5:00Networking Reception
One Event, Four Locations:

Columbia, MD

April 25, 2023

Melbourne, FL

May 2, 2023

Orlando, FL

May 4, 2023

Huntsville, AL

May 17, 2023

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