Plenary Speaker 1: Vittal Balasubramian
Principal Signal Integrity Engineer, Dell Computers
Topic: Ethernet Roadmap for Networked Storage
Workshop 1: OJ Danzy and Russ Kramer
Topic: Signal Integrity Tips and Techniques Using TDR-VNA Modeling
Workshop 2: Tom MacDonald
Plenary Speaker 2: John Coonrod
Topic: How High Frequency Circuit Material Properties affect Printed Circuit Board Performance
Lunch Speaker: Dr. Geoffrey Zhang
Distinguished Engineer and SerDes Architect, Xilinx
Topic: “Moving from NRZ to PAM4 − 56G and beyond for serial communications”
Plenary Speaker 3: Dr. Tracey Vincent
CST of America
Topic: “Comparison of Numerical Techniques for some Connector Applications”
Presenter: Tracey Vincent is an Application Engineer with the CST of America team in Framingham, MA focusing on Signal Integrity and Materials Characterization for 3D simulations. She has a Masters Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, a Masters degree in Numerical Techniques where she wrote an FEA program to solve fields in Ferrimagnetic materials and PhD in Material Science. Tracey has previously been employed with Filtronic Comtek (UK), Aeroflex (UK) and Barry Industries (USA) where she gained experience in designing circulators, combiners, power amplifiers, transitions and filters.
Workshop 3: Chris Scholz
Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc.
Topic: "PAM4 Channel Characterization with Vector Network Analyzers"
Workshop 4: Jason Ruffing, John Smith, Frank Salvaggio
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