2017 CELUG Co-Located Conference at DAC

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This year’s CELUG Co-Located Conference is once again in Austin, Texas from June 20 through June 22.  As is normal, we will have a Members-Only dinner one night and a Networking Event on Wednesday open to all attendees of the Conference, CELUG Member or not.

The Conference is a great way to network with your peers, get insight into what is coming from key suppliers for license services and to have an impact on how those roadmaps get implemented.  Perennial presenters include companies such as FlexeraSynopsysCadenceMentor GraphicsAnsys and others.  We are working on the agenda still and will update this post as it gets more concrete.

Good hotels go fast, so be sure go book yours now at the DAC website now!  Conference registration fees for participants is $650 in advance and $700 at the door, so be sure to register before the deadline!


2017 CELUG Member’s Only Dinner at Banger’s in Austin

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Come and enjoy some great sausage and beer in this uniquely Austin establishment!  CELUG Members can gather the night before the conference to chat, catch up or introduce themselves before the festivities begin on Tuesday.  You’ll probably want to bring some comfortable attire, as this will be an outdoor seating arrangement in Texas.  Lots of locals (and their dogs!) like to come here for some good food, music and beer.  Vegetarian options are available.

2017 CELUG Conference Details

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This year’s CELUG Co-Located Conference at DAC will run all day Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 for all participants.  Thursday, June 22 will run from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm for CELUG members only.  Lunch will be served Tuesday and Wednesday but NOT on Thursday.

There’s still time to register here:  http://dac.com/registration.

Here are the speakers we have for the event.  A schedule with times will be posted at the conference.

Speaker Name Company Topic
Andrea Casotto Runtime Design Automation License Monitor
Eistein Fosli OpenIT License Analyzer
Mitch Richling Texas Instruments
Nicole Trindade Qualcomm Using Splunk to Analyze

and Optimize License Usage

Bob van der Kloot Teradyne
Rajendra Kundapur Synopsys Synopsys Roadmap
Sashi Subramanian Cadence Cadence Roadmap
Bela Kirchberger Mentor Graphics Mentor Roadmap
Julie Lesko and

Steve Del

Ansys Ansys Roadmap
Eric Raffi The Mathworks Mathworks Roadmap
TBD Flexera Flexnet Publisher Roadmap
Daniel Galecki Flexera Flexnet Manager for

Engineering Applications Roadmap

John Harms Mentor Graphics / ESDA ESDA License Management

and Antipiracy Committee

TBD Splunk Using Splunk for “Big Data” Analytics in Licensing
Stephanie Chou Keysight / ESDA Platform Committee Keysight Roadmap

ESDA Platform Roadmap

Dave Reynolds BAE License CM and DFARs




CELUG/EDAC Evening Networking Event at DAC 2016

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All aboard!  On Wednesday after the conference, we will board busses to take us to the shores of Lady Bird Lake where we will board The Lone Star Riverboat to take a cruise around Austin.  The ship offers a covered lower deck with air conditioning and an uncovered upper deck for viewing the famous Austin bats on the Congress Street Bridge.

This is a great opportunity for you to network with the conference goers and go into more depth on topics you heard about during the day.  The open atmosphere lets you engage many different people in an intimate atmosphere, without being stuck in the same seat all night as in a traditional sit-down dinner.

All attendees are invited.  Dinner will be Texas Barbecue (brisket, chicken and sausage).  Vegetarian options will be available.  Beer and wine will be served.


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