BLT Adaptive Computing Summit

Join your colleagues and the experts from BLT and the AMD Xilinx Adaptive and Embedded Computing Group for this in-person event discussing emerging technologies and solutions. Learn about the latest in SoC tools, technologies and cutting-edge solutions, from RFSoCs to Versal Adaptive SoCs (formerly called Versal ACAPs).

We’re offering this event in three locations throughout the Southeast: Melbourne, FL; Orlando, FL; Huntsville, AL; as well as at BLT’s headquarters in Columbia, MD. The event includes 8 sessions, hot buffet breakfast, hot buffet lunch, beverages, snacks, and a networking reception with hors d’oeuvres. Select your location below to register. For questions, please call 888-945-4691.

Space is limited. Reserve your spot now for this exclusive event.

AMD is the official sponsor of this event.

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AMD Xilinx Certified Alliance Member

One Event, Four Locations:

Columbia, MD

April 25, 2023

Melbourne, FL

May 2, 2023

Orlando, FL

May 4, 2023

Huntsville, AL

May 17, 2023

Summit Agenda

All times are local to the event.

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
  • Panel of Experts will provide valuable information and answer audience questions
  • Space,  Security, or DFX (topic dependent on location)
  • Advanced Debugging Tips & Tricks for FPGA and SoC design
4:00Closing Remarks
4:00 - 5:00Networking Reception

Event Details

  • One-day event, 8 am – 5 pm
  • Breakfast, lunch, beverages included
  • Limited space – up to 100 attendees
  • $199 advanced pricing, $299 after

Who Should Attend?

  • Hardware Engineers
  • Embedded Software Developers
  • System Architects
  • Engineering Managers

About BLT Training

BLT has been offering AMD Xilinx training for more than 25 years.

  • We’ve trained thousands engineers in the methodology, subtleties, rigors and art of FPGA design.
  • We specialize in AMD Xilinx FPGA training courses, but also offer custom classes.
  • BLT training is taught by BLT’s Design Services engineers that bring their real-world knowledge to enhance the training experience.


Why BLT Training is different:

  • Online training is only $299/day.
  • We offer office hours to help with pre-class setup.
  • We have multiple lab instructors for larger classes.
  • No cancellations for online classes.
BLT is the exclusive AMD Xilinx in-person Authorized Training Provider for the Southeast region.