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Agenda

This year’s agenda includes an optional educational day on Oct. 9th, where attendees can choose from 12 Altium University Courses with 3 Tracks or one of two all-day Specialty Courses. The main AltiumLive Summit is Oct. 10-11 with industry keynotes, professional development courses, technical presentations and more!

October 9th
Optional Education Day
Option 1: University Day Courses
Track 1: Simulation & Analysis
8:00 - 9:50

Analyzing your PCB’s Power Distribution

John Magyar
Track 2: Component Management
8:00 - 9:50

Getting Started in Altium Concord Pro

John Watson
Track 3: Advanced Features
8:00 - 9:50

Tips & Tricks: Routing Techniques

Derek Jackson
10:00 - 11:50

Simulating your Design in SPICE

Derek Jackson
10:00 - 11:50

How to Efficiently Manage Your Components

John Watson
10:00 - 11:50

Complete Design Documentation

Jamey Larocque
1:00 - 2:50

Verifying your PCB through MCAD Collaboration

Jamey Larocque
1:00 - 2:50

Managing Project Data

John Watson
1:00 - 2:50

Advanced PCB Design Approaches

John Magyar
3:00 - 4:50

Impedance Calculations Made Easy

John Magyar
3:00 - 4:50

Organizing your Libraries Effectively

John Watson
3:00 - 4:50

Tips & Tricks: Rules and Queries

Derek Jackson
6:00 - 7:30

Welcome Reception: Meet the Speakers

Option 2: EMI Day with Rick Hartley
08:00 - 4:50

Keys to Control Noise, Interference and EMI in PC boards

Rick Hartley
Option 3: DFM Day with Gary Ferrari
08:00 - 4:50

Design for DFX

Gary Ferrari 
October 10
Option 1: University Day Courses
Keynote Presentation
09:00 - 09:15

Welcome Message

9:15 - 10:15

Industry Keynote: Breaking Bad: A Downside of Open Source Designs

Eric Bogatin
Technical User Presentations
10:30 - 11:15

Mastering the TDR in 45 Minutes

Eric Bogatin
10:30 - 11:15

Basic Wireless Design with RF Modules

Pete Wilson P.E.
10:30 - 11:15

Flex and Rigid Flex: Real World Use Case Studies

Tara Dunn
10:30 - 11:15

Lost in Translation: A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Data Exchange Universe

Vince Himpe
Professional Breakout Sessions
1:00 - 3:00

Next Generation Materials: The Building Blocks of High Speed Design and HDI

Mike Creeden
1:00 - 3:00

Software Development Techniques for PCB Design

Ari Mahpour
1:00 - 3:00

Identifying and Overcoming Electronic Part Related Challenges Using Altium Designer

John Watson
Keynote Presentation
3:15 - 4:15

Industry Keynote: When Hacking and Engineering Collide

Joe Grand
Networking
4:30 - 6:30

Cocktails and Dinner

6:30 - 9:30

Robot Building Competition

October 11th
Option 1: University Day Courses
Keynote Presentation
9:00 - 10:45

Altium Keynote: Looking Ahead to 2020

Technical User Presentations
11:00 - 11:45

The New Era of Software-Enabled Manufacturing

Shashank Samala
11:00 - 11:45

Creating Great Documentation with Draftsman

Kelly Wigington
11:00 - 11:45

5 Ways to Improve your Power Electronics Design using Altium Designer

Jason Sylvestre
11:00 - 11:45

Extreme Makeover for your Existing Product with Altium’s Cool Features

Tahrim Chowdhury
Keynote Presentation
1:00 - 1:45

Industry Keynote: How Other Companies Implement Their Hardware Design Process

Robert Feranec
Professional Development Sessions
2:00 - 4:00

Routing Digital Boards – The way signals are designed is important!

Susy Webb
2:00 - 4:00

Bridging The Divide Between ECAD-MCAD CoDesign

Linda Mazzitelli
2:00 - 4:00

Schematic to PCB Design: Passing the Baton Like a Champion

Max Seeley & Carl Schattke
Keynote Presentation
4:15 - 5:15

Industry Keynote: Moving from Prototype to Production with Arduino: Effortless Design Provided by Altium and Microchip

Bob Martin "The Wizard of Make"
5:15 - 5:30

Raffle & Closing