Xilinx Execs to Join Global Electronics Industry Leaders at SEMICON Japan in Opening Keynote Session, U.S. Supply Chain Forum

 Xilinx Execs to Join Global Electronics Industry Leaders at SEMICON Japan in
               Opening Keynote Session, U.S. Supply Chain Forum

Xilinx SVP Tong & Xilinx Japan President Rogan to examine economic,
technological, market forces behind adoption of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs,
3D ICs for next-generation electronic system design

PR Newswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2012

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX)
today announced its participation at SEMICON Japan 2012 being held this week
from December 5 - 7, 2012 at Makuhari Messe, International Exhibition Halls &
International Conference Hall in Tokyo.

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Japan's largest microelectronics manufacturing event will kick off with an
Opening Keynote Session on the morning of Wednesday, December 5, where top
executives will describe key markets, applications and technological
innovations expected to drive global semiconductor industry growth in 2013 and
beyond. On the afternoon of the same day, leading executives will convene at
a  U.S. Supply Chain Forum, moderated by Rika Saito of the U.S. Embassy, to
discuss growth strategies for semiconductor supply chain companies in the face
of challenging global macroeconomic conditions.

What: SEMICON Japan 2012
Where:  Makuhari Messe, International Exhibition Halls & International
        Conference Hall
When:  December 5-7, 2012

Xilinx senior vice president of worldwide new product introductions and
quality, Vincent Tong, will join an esteemed line-up of executives from
Toshiba, Intel and TSMC during the SEMICON Japan opening keynote session.
Tong will deliver a talk entitled, "All Programmable 3D IC Integration:
Leaping Ahead of Moore's Law."

Xilinx Japan president and representative director, Sam Rogan, will join
semiconductor company executives from Altera Japan, Freescale Semiconductor
Japan, Ltd., Intel KK and NVIDIA Japan at the U.S. Supply Chain Forum.Rogan's
keynote will focus on, "Delivering All Programmable Electronic Systems – a
Generation Ahead."

Wednesday, December 5
9:40 a.m. – 12:05 p.m., Int'l Conference Room,2F
All Programmable 3D IC Integration: Leaping Ahead of Moore's Law
Tong will describe market drivers behind today's demand for radical
improvements in system-level IC integration; economic and technology forces
that have aligned to enable 3D IC 'stacking' technology to meet stringent
market requirements; pioneering advancements resulting in delivery of the
world's first All Programmable monolithic and heterogeneous 3D FPGAs; and
examples of key applications already benefiting from today's 3D heterogeneous
FPGAs. Tong's talk will conclude with an overview of key 3D challenges ahead
and a standards call-to-action for our industry.

1:30 p.m. – 3:35 p.m., Int'l Conference Room,2F
Delivering All Programmable Electronic Systems – a Generation Ahead
Rogan will describe the company's strategy for delivering an extra generation
of system performance, low power and programmable system integration to enable
today's leading electronics companies to get to market 'a generation ahead' of
their competition with All Programmable electronic systems. Xilinx employs all
forms of programmable technologies, well beyond programmable hardware to
software, beyond digital to analog mixed signal, and beyond single die to
multi-die 3D IC implementations. Rogan will provide a first-hand look at how
this new generation of devices is inspiring engineers to invent ever smarter,
more integrated, bandwidth-hungry systems with fewer chips – faster. 

About SEMI
SEMI is the global industry association serving the nano- and microelectronics
manufacturing supply chains.SEMI member companies are the engine of the
future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our
lives. Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more
profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges. SEMI
maintains offices in Beijing, Bengaluru, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu,
Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.For
more information, visit www.semi.org.

About Xilinx
Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D
ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design
environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable
logic to programmable systems integration. For more information, visit


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