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DesignCon Returns to Silicon Valley!

DesignCon is back in Santa Clara for its 24th year. Created by engineers for engineers, this annual mega event brings together nearly 5,000 professionals from the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities for three jam-packed days of education and activities. As the nation's largest event for chip, board, and systems designers, DesignCon is a must-attend opportunity to share ideas, overcome challenges, and source solutions.

Through an in-depth 15-track conference program — curated by a 99-person Technical Program Committee — and an expo showcase featuring today's top exhibitors offering cutting-edge solutions on test and measurement equipment, electrical components, connectors, signal integrity and more, this event offers everything you need to connect with like-minded peers, deepen your education, and push your projects over the finish line.


Access more than 100 sessions across 15 tracks coverings:

  • Signal & Power Integrity
  • System Co-Design: Modeling & Simulation
  • Applying Test & Measurement Methodology
  • Machine Learning, And More!


Attend DesignCon's FREE two-day expo featuring:

  • Three Captivating Keynotes
  • Free Education at Chiphead Theater
  • Engaging Networking Activities
  • 175+ All-Star Exhibitors





Get IEEE Certified While You Learn

Whether you're looking to maintain your license or enhance your resume, acquire IEEE professional development hours (PDHs) and continuing education units (CEUs) throughout the 15-track program.

Dive Deep at The Training Boot Camps

Back by popular demand, our Boot Camps will help you get up to speed fast with expert-led training offering a deep dive into core DesignCon themes.

  • Power Integrity Hands-On Simulation & Measurement
  • The Art of Signal Integrity Analysis
  • Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence for Hardware & Electronics Design

Unlock Everything With All-Access

Get access to it all — Conference, Boot Camps, and the Expo — when you register for an All-Access Pass. Perfect for the serious design engineers who can’t afford to miss a thing.

DesignCon's "Engineer of the Year" Award is given out each year during the DesignCon event. The award seeks to recognize the best of the best in engineering and new product advancements at the chip, board, or system level. Nominations for the DesignCon 2019 Engineer of the Year are open until Monday, December 3, 2018.

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Connect with DesignCon year round across all our social channels. When posting, simply use #DesignCon.

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Exhibit at DesignCon

The chip, board, and systems design community rely on DesignCon for the latest technologies and developments in the industry. It's the largest meeting of board designers and the only event to address design engineers' chip, system, or package challenges.

Purchase Proceedings

Every year, the top signal integrity, power integrity, and high-speed design experts present their insights and results at DesignCon.

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Venue Information

Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara, CA 95054

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Event Hours
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Registration Opens: 7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Expo Opens: N/A
Conference Opens: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Registration Opens: 7:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Expo Opens: 12:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Conference Opens: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Registration Opens: 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Expo Opens: 12:30 p.m. –6:00 p.m.
Conference Opens: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.